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Brothers of Holy Cross


Biographical / Historical

On March 1, 1837, the Brothers of St. Joseph and the Auxiliary Priests of Le Mans united to form the Congregation of Holy Cross within which they remained distinct under the new names Brothers of Holy Cross and Holy Cross Fathers; they regained autonomy when the Congregation of Holy Cross adopted a new constitution April 10, 1947.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Catholic Literature for Children Collection

Identifier: CLC
Scope and Content

Chiefly story books written by brothers of the Congregation of Holy Cross telling the lives of saints; with some books about priests, sisters, classical composers, sports heroes, and other exemplary Catholics; also books for children by other Catholic authors brought out by other publishers, including standard Catholic readers dating from 1909; and a dozen illustrated pamphlets, most of them by Daniel A. Lord, SJ, teaching children about prayers, liturgy, and sacraments.

Dates: 1909-1966

Congregation of Holy Cross. Canadian Province. Records

Identifier: CSQ
Scope and Content

Documents from the archives of the Canadian Province of the Congregation of Holy Cross having to do with the general history of the Congregation, including foundations in Europe, America, and India, and associated congregations of brothers and sisters.

Dates: 1763-1954

Congregation of Holy Cross Collection

Identifier: CSC
Scope and Content

Collected digital data, photographs and printed material having to do with the priests, brothers, and sisters of Holy Cross.

Dates: 1843-2011

Saint Joseph's Farm Collection

Identifier: SCF
Scope and Content

Miscellaneous records and printed material, including The Peat Bog: St. Joseph's Farm a booklet about the farm by Brother Carl Tiedt, CSC.

Dates: 1879-1990s.