Archive for August, 2014

Perfect Day for Outdoor Practice

August 28th, 2014 by


Members of the Holy Cross Crusader “Goodtime” Marching Band practice on the lawn in front of the Hart Center.

Photograph by Tom Rettig

Holy Cross Jesuits Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

August 22nd, 2014 by


Rev. John Savard, rector and professor in the education program, douses Rev. James Hayes, S.J., associate chaplain for mission, as part of the ASL ice bucket challenge. Several members of the Jesuit community participated after accepting the challenge from the Holy Cross Admissions team. Participants included, from left, Rev. Thomas Murphy, S.J., ’81, a visiting lecturer in the history department last academic year; Rev. Paul Harman, S.J., vice president for mission; Fr. Savard; Fr. Hayes; Rev. Thomas McMurray, S.J., chaplain and director of mission and identity, Admissions at the Nativity School of Worcester; and Keith Maczkiewicz, S.J., assistant chaplain.
Fr. Hayes drenches Fr. McMurray. The Jesuit community will be making a donation to Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester to support the care of individuals with ALS.

Photography by Tom Rettig

Alumni Club of Boston Welcomes Newest Members of the Holy Cross Community

August 6th, 2014 by


New classmates and happy members of the class of 2018 gather at a send-off event hosted by the Holy Cross Club of Greater Boston. Nineteen students and their families were at the reception and were welcomed by alumni club leaders. According to Kristyn Dyer, director of alumni relations, 18 alumni clubs are hosting send-off events for the newest members of the Holy Cross community across the country this summer. “For this Boston gathering, the Alumni Office provided each family with a Holy Cross cookbook, and each student a Holy Cross cellphone ID wallet,” says Dyer.