Join us for the largest international gathering of Holy Cross educators at our annual Convocation on the campus of St. Edward's University. Convocation 2024 will take place from February 27 - 29.

Mass at Convocation


Honoring the richness of our tradition, the Institute is engaged in research, publication, and programming to preserve and promote Catholic and Holy Cross spirituality.



The Holy Cross Conference for Student Leaders is an annual gathering of Holy Cross student leaders on the campuses of St. Edward's University and Holy Cross College.

Holy Cross HS Alumni

Support Holy Cross Alumni at SEU

Each semester, in partnership with the Office of Admissions, the Institute hosts a social for the alumni of Holy Cross high schools. Programming includes Holy Cross trivia, a BBQ, a social with Holy Cross brothers, and a graduation ceremony.

Faculty and Staff Retreats

Faculty and Staff Retreats

The Institute is committed to the ongoing formation and transformation of Holy Cross educators through retreats focusing on mission, vocation, spirituality, and leadership development.

Brothers Art Show SP22

Special Programming

This past year, the Institute helped to sponsor "The Art of the Brothers of Holy Cross Exhibit" on the campus of St. Edward's University. Visit the archived exhibition here 

The Institute serves schools and programs in 14 U.S. states and around the globe as it helps to ensure that the Holy Cross mission is carried forward with the same intentions and passion embodied by the university's and Congregation's founders. A governing board defines how the Institute will provide mission-based programs, research and training for the laity serving as administrators and educators.

HC Educational Institutions

Other Programs

Throughout the year, the Holy Cross Institute offers additional programs:

  • Mission-based programs 
  • Research and training 
  • Webinars 
  • Affinity group meetings 
  • Leadership development opportunities
  • Networking events 
  • Retreats
  • Service ministry opportunities

The HCI Executive Director also makes regular visits to school campuses and is available for:

  • Keynote addresses
  • Special programs
  • Faculty and staff in-services
  • Retreat facilitation
  • Coaching and consultation for leaders and aspiring leaders. 


"Union is a powerful lever with which we can move, direct and sanctify the whole world.” - Blessed Basil Moreau, C.S.C.