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WELCOME HOLY CROSS ALUMNI & FRIENDS!
Please see this report by the Cardinal Newman Society on Catholic Colleges Embrace Gender Ideology in Housing Policies AND the Holy Cross Website Pages on this.
But there is hope in their report of Top 10 Signs of Renewal in Catholic Schools. Assumption College in Worcester is doing very well!
Our beloved College of
The Holy Cross has drifted away from its Catholic roots on its
way to becoming a top Liberal Arts College. Though it has succeeded
in becoming an excellent secular college, it has lost most of
its Catholicity along the way! If you believe, as thousands
of us do, that Holy Cross should promote, defend and explain
Roman Catholicism to its students, we need you to support our
vital Mission -- to Renew the Catholic Identity of Holy Cross!
If you believe it is too late to do this, we still beg that
you NOT ONLY pray for us and for all who still support
the college, trusting in the wisdom and power of the Holy Spirit,
BUT ALSO please help us inform all others of the true state
of affairs at Holy Cross so they can make more informed decisions
about their support of our college.
WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN our efforts? The Catholic Church has
been in crisis. As our Holy Father John Paul II said, many priests,
bishops and laity have been remiss in their vigilance against
sexual immorality and defiant of Church Teaching. Catholic Colleges,
that develop our Catholic Leaders, are therefore part and parcel
of this same Crisis! And just as Catholics have been remiss
in not being more vigilant in pointing out the Truth of what
was often cloaked in silence, political correctness, amorality,
and permissiveness, Alumni have been just as guilty for not
learning more and informing others of what is flourishing at
the Catholic Colleges in the name of progress, diversity and
academic freedom. With the Apostolic Constitution, Ex corde
Ecclesiae, now defining what a Catholic College should be, and
the Crisis in the Church, and in our culture - it is NOW
THE TIME to fulfill our responsibility as Alumni and Friends
of Holy Cross College!
Please spend some time
on this popular web site, www.hccns.org, that has had over
100,000 visits, and tell your friends about it. There is
a wealth of valuable information here. Read our Mission &
Plans. Study the Powerful Documents we have published,
especially the first 4 Major Letters. We guarantee this
will be compelling reading! Be sure to Register and let
us know your comments and suggestions. You can also let our
many visitors know your thoughts on our Public Discussion
Forum. See About Us for information and listings
of our Present Supporters. Use the many Links and Contacts
to learn more, and to tell others, about what is going at Holy
Cross, other schools, our Church and our Society. Finally, please
let us know your willingness to Help and/or send us your Donations
both of which are necessary for the continued success of our
vital effort. We have many programs you can support.
This is a non-profit effort by people like you and me donating
our time and/or money because we feel we must fulfill our responsibility
with the talents and treasure God has given us, --- before it
is too late.
Victor J. Melfa, Class of 1957 and
President, Holy Cross Cardinal Newman Society
The above Welcome Letter was written
in 2002, however the state of Holy Cross has not changed much
in the last few years, -- except more Alumni and Parents are
now aware of the problems.
Sorry but at this time the news and comments about Holy Cross and Catholicism are not current.
we suggest that you check out the national Cardinal Newman Society
Please see the National Cardinal Newman Society for the latest news.
NEWS - 3/16/10 - Pope Benedict XVI to beatify Cardinal Newman in September in England