Posts Tagged ‘St. Joseph Chapel’

Smile for the Camera

April 23rd, 2010 by




Professional photographers and videographers interview students about life at Holy Cross at an “outdoor studio” in St. Joseph Plaza. The work is being done in connection with the Admissions Office’s redesign of student recruitment print publications and Web pages.

Photography by Nick Markantonatos

Cardinal O’Malley Visits Holy Cross

January 25th, 2010 by


During his visit to Holy Cross, Cardinal Seán O’Malley, O.F.M. Cap., Archbishop of Boston, meets with students in Holy Cross’ Cantor Art Gallery. He also celebrated a Mass in St. Joseph Memorial Chapel.

Photo by Jeff Loughlin


From left, Rev. Paul Harman, S.J., special assistant to the president; Rev. James Hayes, S.J., rector of the Jesuit community and associate chaplain; and Cardinal O’Malley pose for a photo next to a portrait of Bishop Fenwick outside of the Cantor Art Gallery.

Photo by Jeff Loughlin


Cardinal O’Malley lays a wreath on the grave of Bishop Benedict Joseph Fenwick, second Bishop of Boston, who founded Holy Cross in 1843.

Altar/Display Commemorates All Souls Day

November 2nd, 2009 by



The “Day of the Dead” (or All Souls’ Day) altar/display in the Lower Gathering/Baptismal Space of St. Joseph Chapel is set up to commemorate All Souls Day (Nov. 2). The display stays up for most of November, a month when Catholics and many other Christians remember and honor their deceased loved ones. Along with the altar/display, a reception was held after the 7 p.m. Mass on Sunday, Nov. 1 and featured sweet bread and hot chocolate that are traditionally enjoyed on the Day of the Dead in Mexico.  The idea came from Latin American Student Organization and Cynthia Stone, associate professor of Spanish and director of the Latin American and Latino Studies program at Holy Cross. The display complements the Remembrance Books and cards that are displayed in the upper and lower chapels during the month of November.

Photography by Tim Paquette ’11

Fall Foliage Adds Splashes of Color Across Campus

October 11th, 2009 by






Photography by Kallen Bakas ’12

Greg Mortenson Meets Afghan Students, Signs Books

September 30th, 2009 by


Noted humanitarian and author Greg Mortenson talks with Uzra Azizi ’12 after delivering a talk at Holy Cross. Mortenson dined and spoke at length with Azizi and Yalda Faqeerzada ’12, who are attending Holy Cross through the Initiative to Educate Afghan Women. Read their story in an article that ran in the Boston Globe earlier this year.

Photography by Tim Paquette ’11

Gone but Not Forgotten

September 7th, 2009 by



The names of Segundo Montes, Amanda Lopez, Ignacio Ellacuria, Ignacio Martin-Baro, Joaquin Lopez y Lopez, Celina Ramos, Julia Elba Ramos, and Juan Ramos Moreno are engraved on a medallion in Martyr’s Plaza in front of St. Joseph Memorial Chapel. Holy Cross is marking the 20th anniversary of the death of the six Jesuits and two lay collaborators who were murdered in El Salvador with a series of events this semester.

Photography by John Buckingham

Rites of Passage

May 2nd, 2009 by


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The inaugural Rites of Passage religious ceremony celebrated and honored African-American graduating seniors who have been actively involved in the worship life at Holy Cross.

Photography by Tim Paquette ’11