Multifaith Community Prayer

January 20th, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey


Community members of all faiths and beliefs gathered in Mary Chapel for the fourth annual Multifath Community Prayer. The prayer, led by Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president of Holy Cross, and local faith leaders, featured readings and musical performances.

Photo by Tom Rettig.

Celebrating the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 20th, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey

The College of the Holy Cross held the third annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast in the Hogan Campus Center Ballroom. The breakfast, sponsored by the Diversity Leadership Team, featured guest speakers Milan Brown, head men’s basketball coach; Bob Credle ’65, director of community programs at Urban Edge; and Holy Cross student Vicmarys Brito ’15, who offered personal reflections.


Brito ’15, a history major with a concentration in Latin American and Latino Studies from Lynn, Mass., delivers remarks before a packed audience of students, faculty and staff.

Photograph by Tom Rettig


Seniors Pause to Reflect Before Beginning Their Final Semester at Holy Cross

January 19th, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey


On the eve of her final semester, Roobvia Bernadin ’15, a premed music major from Boston, performs before classmates at Senior Convocation in St. Joseph Memorial Chapel. The tradition offers seniors an opportunity to reflect on their journey thus far and to consider how best to use their remaining time at the College to shape the life they want to lead beyond the Hill.

Photography by Caroline Cormier ’16

Non-Profit Careers Conference

January 13th, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey


Margot LaFortune Flionis ’89 of Framingham Public Schools attends the Alumni Dinner during the Non-Profit Careers Conference.

The annual Nonprofit Careers Conference hosted by the Donelan Office of Community-Based Learning and the Career Planning Center is for students considering careers in nonprofit and community based organizations, activism, public service, and social change. The program is taught by Holy Cross alumni, faculty and staff working within a nonprofit or public service setting.

Winter Views from Holy Cross

January 9th, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey


Student passes by the O’Kane clock tower overlooking surrounding Worcester on a winter afternoon.

Photo by John Cannon

Winter Wonderland

January 7th, 2015 by Jessica McCaughey


A student walks past the Rodin sculptures outside Beaven Hall on a snowy winter’s day.

Photo by Tom Rettig

Late Night Study Sessions and Finals Preparation Under Way

December 14th, 2014 by Jessica McCaughey

Late night study sessions and finals preparation are under way as the fall semester comes to a close.


All Holy Cross libraries offer extended hours during finals week. From December 15-19, Dinand will be open 24 hours a day.



Final exams end Dec. 20. Spring semester classes begin on Jan. 20.

Photos by Tom Rettig.

Campus Snow Globe

December 11th, 2014 by Jessica McCaughey


Snow begins to fall on Kimball Quad.

Photo by Jerry Maday

Students collect non-perishable food for local Thanksgiving celebrations

November 25th, 2014 by Jessica McCaughey


This holiday season, members of the Holy Cross Inter-House Council collected non-perishable food items for local families at the Nativity School of Worcester.


57 families received baskets for their Thanksgiving celebrations. Joel Kent, Director of Operations at the Nativity School shares that these were “some of the happiest moments we’ve ever had at Nativity Worcester.”



Photos provided by the Nativity School of Worcester.

Autism Speaks Co-Founders Bob Wright ’65 and Wife Suzanne Speak at Vatican Conference on Autism

November 22nd, 2014 by Jessica McCaughey

For the first time, the Vatican held a conference on autism, “The Person with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Animating Hope,”  Nov. 21-22. Among the attendees and speakers was Autism Speaks co-founders, Bob Wright ’65 and his wife Suzanne Wright. To close the conference, Pope Francis held a special mass for attendees and families.


Pope Francis greets Bob and Suzanne Wright at the Vatican.


Wright participates in a panel during the conference.


Bob Wright and his wife Suzanne receive a standing ovation after delivering remarks at the conference panel.


Photography by Autism Speaks.