Author Q&A: Lawrence Duggan ’65

HCM chatted with Lawrence Duggan ’65, author of Armsbearing and The Clergy in the History and Canon Law of Western Christianity, about his current work and his memories of Mount St. James. 

Warren's Pearls of Wisdom

When a group of Holy Cross students headed to Omaha to meet the world’s greatest investor, Warren Buffet, they soaked up his advice on business and life. Here are a few pearls of wisdom he shared with the group, and the students’ reactions to spending time with the “Oracle of Omaha.”

Quick Questions with Pottermore's Susan Jurevics '89

Our profile of Susan Jurevics ’89, CEO of Pottermore, J.K. Rowling’s interactive website for all things Harry Potter, continues here.


Quinn McCracken '14 shares the poem he wrote for Senior Convocation, "Slide." 

Our First Jesuit Pope

We asked History Professor Rev. Vincent A. Lapomarda, S.J., to offer his personal insights on the election of Pope Francis, the first Jesuit pope.

Man's Guide to Healthy Aging

In this issue’s featured book, A Man’s Guide to Healthy Aging, professor emeritus of sociology and former director of the Women’s and Gender Studies program Edward H. Thompson Jr., offers middle aged and older men a clear and comprehensive manual for staying strong, smart and active. Our HCM interview with him continues here.


Holy Cross Magazine

Volume 48 Number 2


The Jesuit Restoration

The Society of Jesus was 233 years old when Pope Clement XIV suppressed the Order in 1773. When Pope Pius VII restored the Society 41 years later in 1814, the Jesuits found themselves in a dramatically changed world. To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Restoration, Holy Cross Magazine asked members of our community—Jesuits, faculty and alumni among them—to examine this important milestone in Jesuit history, and to help look ahead to the future of the Society.

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A Distinct Note of Generosity

The Class of 1953 honors its friend, Rev. John E. Brooks, S.J., ’49, with a half million-dollar gift that is changing the way music is heard on the Hill. Read more about the elegant Brooks Concert Hall renovation.

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Return on Investment

Holy Cross students make the most of meeting Warren Buffett, the world's greatest investor. HCM spoke with them about meeting the "Oracle of Omaha."

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Right Livelihood

For his dedication to building a more peaceful world through the elimination of chemical weapons, Paul F. Walker ’68 was honored with the “Alternative Nobel Prize.” Walker tells HCM how his time on the Hill influenced his worldview.

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Fishy Business

As head of the National Fisheries Institute, John P. Connelly ’84 enjoys the challenge of getting all his constituents swimming in the same direction. Read more about his thoughts on the Hill and Capitol Hill.

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