Brother André of the Congregation of Holy Cross by AndrГ© Legault

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Published by Saint Joseph"s Oratory in Montreal .

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  • Andre, -- Brother, -- 1845-1937.,
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StatementAndré Legault.
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Pagination23 p. :
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Congregation of Holy Cross “For [Brother André], everything spoke of God and His presence.” “Doorman at the Notre Dame College in Montreal, he showed boundless charity and did everything possible to soothe the despair of those who confided in him.

The books in the Holy Cross series explore and celebrate the history and spiritual vision of the Congregation of Holy Cross, a religious order of priests, brothers, and sisters founded in France in by Basil Moreau, C.S.C., who was beatified in The first Holy Cross saint, Brother André Bessette, C.S.C., was canonized in We celebrate the impending canonization of Brother André Bessette, the first saint of the Congregation of Holy Cross!.

Originally rejected from pursuing religious life because of poor health, when Alfred Bessette finally reached the door of the Holy Cross Brothers in he came with a note from his pastor that read, “I am sending you a saint.”. About Brother André Marie.

A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, Brother Andre Marie graduated from that city's Holy Cross School in He went on to study at Louisiana State University (LSU) on full scholarship as a music major. After three years at LSU, he transferred to Holy Apostles College and Seminary, in Cromwell, Connecticut, where he took a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spring of   The Holy Cross Congregation purchased the land, fearing that such a prime piece of real estate would attract a club or resort which would be an unwholesome distraction so near the students.

After the land was purchased, Brother André put a. Alfred entered the Holy Cross Novitiate on Decem and took the name André. Brother André was assigned as doorkeeper of Notre Dame College in Montreal, and he continued this assignment as a professed brother.

Among his many duties, he. Joking aside, however, the Holy Cross Congregation had in fact once turned André away, thinking his poor health would impede his ministry. Rather his humble work of hospitality carved a path of holiness that has now extended all the way to Rome.

On Sunday, 17 October, Br. André became the Congregation’s first Saint. Photo by Steven Scardina. The Congregation of Holy Cross, the religious order in which Saint Andre lived out his vows, has been a presence in North America since shortly after its founding in France in A sickly, orphaned, barely literate youth, Andre Bessette discovered his vocation in this community, entering Holy Cross as a brother.

Eventually, on MaI became a priest in the Congregation of Holy Cross – the same religious family of Brother André Bessette. One of the main lessons I have drawn from my saintly brother is that no life is meaningless in God.

Color:Brown 3rd class relic rosary of André Bessette, C.S.C. (9 August – 6 January ), more commonly known as Brother André (French: Frère André), and since his canonization as Saint André of Montreal, was a lay brother of the Congregation of Holy Cross and a significant figure of the Roman Catholic Church amon.

Blessed Brother André Bessette, C.S.C., will be canonized, or formally declared a saint, in a ceremony to be held Oct. Pope Benedict XVI announced the decision to canonize Brother André following a meeting of cardinals in Vatican City today.

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With regards to the Congregation of Holy Cross, Brother André Bessette was canonized in However, the founder, Fr. Basil Moreau, was beatified in and still awaits another approved miracle for canonization.

Dujarie: Andre, let me get you a cup of water. Andre: That would be nice. (Dujarie exits through a door into the kitchen while Andre gets up and looks around the room. He picks up a plate on the table.

He goes to a bookcase and takes a book off the shelf and begins to turn pages as Dujarie returns with a cup of water.) Dujarie: Here, Andre.

In our continuing series of personal reflections on Brother André leading up to his canonization in Rome on Octo today we here from the Vicar General of the Congregation of Holy Cross, Brother Thomas A.

Dziekan, C.S.C. He shares how Brother André drew him into his vocation as a brother in Holy Cross. Holy Cross Heroes; Holy Cross Identity. Ministries. Education. University of Notre Dame; University of Portland; King's College; Stonehill College; Holy Cross and Christian Education; Parish; Mission.

Holy Cross Retreat House; Ave Maria Press; Holy Cross Family Ministries; Holy Cross Mission Center; Learn More. Publications; Blog & Social Media. The Cross, Our Only Hope. The Cross, Our Only Hope is a book of daily reflections in the Holy Cross Tradition: Members of the Congregation of Holy Cross, including current and past presidents of the University of Notre Dame, offer an introduction to the rich, vibrant spirituality of the Congregation through a series of daily meditations.

Joe DeAgostino, a brother to five growing up in Michigan, now has more than double that. The pastoral associate at André House since July professed solemn vows with the Congregation of Holy Cross.

A Significant Event that Marked My Life and that of the Congregation Of Holy Cross On Octo at the Olympic Stadium, there were many of us from the Holy Cross family, gathered with more t people to give thanks to God for having given us this exceptional man, Brother André.

The Congregation of Holy Cross of East Africa includes Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya and is managed by elected Trustee member’s of the Congregation.

The Brother Andre Medical Centre (BAMC) was honoured to take the name from Brother Andre Bessette who was the first canonized Saint of the Congregation. Brother Andre was known as the ‘miracle man. Special Mass. Brother André was raised to the rank of Saint on Octo To mark the 10 th anniversary of his canonization, activities are planned at the Oratory and a special Mass will be broadcast live from the Oratory’s Basilica on Sunday, October 18 at 11 a.m.

on the Oratory’s Facebook page and on our Youtube account. Two of the Holy Cross ministries in the U.S. that serve the poor are named in honor of Brother Andre: André House in Phoenix, AZ and André Cafe in Portland, Oregon. Founded in France inthe Congregation today serves worldwide and is renowned for its.

The Congregation of Holy Cross identifies its concern for justice and peace in the world and the need of people to find ways to live an integrated life of faith and action.

As Brothers of Holy Cross, we choose to respond to this concern through ministries which educate and sensitize persons to the need of the world for justice and peace. OUT OF STOCK - A digital version of the book can be purchased from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, and GooglePlay.

For the first time in more than sixty years, the Congregation of Holy Cross has produced a new prayer book designed to serve the spiritual needs of both the priests and brothers of the Congregation and the thousands of Catholics who are the recipients of the education.

The Congregation of Holy Cross or Congregatio a Sancta Cruce (CSC) is a Catholic congregation of missionary priests and brothers founded in by Blessed Basil Moreau, in Le Mans, France.

Father Moreau also founded the Marianites of Holy Cross, now divided into three independent congregations of Congregations of women who trace their origins to Father Moreau are the Marianites. After a short stint working in the textile mills of the United States, Alfred returned to his native Canada and pursued his calling as a Brother of Holy Cross.

He entered the Congregation of Holy Cross in and was given the name Bro. André. His first assignment, which was to last him 40 years, was as the doorman of the community’s school.

Aug Holy Cross Schools Building Leaders • Provincial Letter Reference • Brother Andre Award – • th Anniversary – Cathedral High School • Two Holy Cross Brothers Mentioned in Focus – Summer • Columba Hall – Jubilee – Area Brothers • Fisherman – Brother Charles Drevon • Reflections • Cartoons. The Congregation of the Holy Cross is one of Quebec's most high-profile religious orders, its name associated with the landmark St.

Joseph's Oratory in Montreal and the name of Brother André, the. The Congregation of Holy Cross joyously celebrated the canonization of its first saint, Br. André Bessette, C.S.C., on Oct. 17,by Pope Benedict XVI. André started as a humble doorkeeper at the College of Notre Dame in Montreal, Canada, but became known to the world as the “Miracle Worker of Montreal” for devoting his life to.

The Holy Cross tradition also places a special emphasis on service, hospitality and inclusion in honor of Saint Andre Bessette, CSC. A Brother of Holy Cross with unwavering trust and reliance in Saint Joseph, Brother Andre welcomed all who came to him and became known as the "Miracle Man of Montreal" for all the miraculous healings he performed, all in the name of Saint Joseph.

Congregation of Holy Cross The Newsette – Holy Cross Brothers – Quarterly – Midwest News Notes – Holy Cross Brothers – Midwest Bits and Pieces Midwest Province Interim Newsletter – Present Brothers – Midwest Province News Items –   The Congregation of Holy Cross is an international religious congregation in the Roman Catholic Church composed of religious brothers and religious priests.

Founded by Blessed Basile Moreau, the Congregation works as educators in the faith in 16 countries. In schools, parishes, and missionary work, we serve as men with hope to bring, proclaiming that the Cross of Christ is our only.

Brothers Of Holy Cross The same spirit that moved Blessed Father Basil Moreau, C.S.C, to found the Congregation of Holy Cross moves us to open the door of faith in classrooms, parishes, social service agencies, and other ministries throughout the world.

Celebrating the Year of the Brother, the Congregation of the Holy Cross is observing a special year of thanksgiving, events and prayer, which will culminate on Oct. 17, the anniversary date of. Brother André was born Alfred Bessette to a poor Quebec family ina biography from St. Joseph’s Oratory says.

His father died in a work accident when he was nine, and his mother died three. The Brother André Medical Center is a beacon of hope, compassion and love. A project of the Congregation of Holy Cross in East Africa and the community of Dandora, Kenya, the Medical Center exists to address the multiple medical needs of the Dandora community with a spirit of healing reflective of Christ’s ministry and calling.

From our very first patient, our success is well documented. Caring & Healing with Love. Our First Triplets Ap Surgical Camp Janu PharmAccess Foundation Partnership Janu Blessing Adelaide Ma Notre Dame Girls Fund Raising Novem. A source close to the Holy Cross order estimates that in the past 20 years, half a million dollars was paid out to sexual abuse victims, half of which came from Collège Notre Dame funds.

The brothers have deep roots in Quebec - they started and own the college, as well as other schools, and own and operate St. Joseph's Oratory, the great domed. NOTRE DAME, IN — Brother André Bessette, C.S.C, a doorkeeper whose ministry to the sick led him to be called the “Miracle Man of Montreal” will become the first saint of the Congregation of Holy Cross when Pope Benedict XVI canonizes him in St.

Peter’s Square on Octo Born Alfred Bessette to Isaac and Clothilde Besette on. These, to a large degree, have been advanced by a former member of the Congregation of Holy Cross, the order to which Brother André belonged.

Portland, Holy Cross carries the gospel through its “parish, mission, education” ministries. “The celebration of Brother André’s canonization is a signal of the vitality of the Congregation of Holy Cross community,” said Rev. Edwin H. Obermiller, C.S.C., Assistant Provincial of the Congregation of Holy Cross, Indiana Province.The same spirit that moved Blessed Father Basil Moreau, C.S.C, to found the Congregation of Holy Cross moves us to open the door of faith in classrooms, parishes, social service agencies, and other ministries throughout the world.

We welcome you to our website and invite you to explore our lives – and maybe discover God’s calling in your own!.The Holy Cross Brothers took him into the novitiate but soon found out what others had learned -- as hard as Alfred, now Brother Andre, wanted to work, he simply wasn't strong enough.

They asked him to leave the order, but Andre, out of desperation again, appealed to a visiting bishop who promised him that Andre would stay and take his vows.

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