God's Choice

Rev. Catherine Reed, retired Holy Cross chaplain, composed a poem titled “God’s Choice,” in honor of the ordination of her friend, Rev. Virginia Coakley.

Laptop Life

Stroll through any of the study hotspots on campus and you’ll see students’ faces illuminated by the glow of their open laptops, the tops of which serve as mini billboards for the personalities and causes of the people behind the screen. Enjoy a peek at the stickers and art that decorate current students’ computers.


Holy Cross Magazine

Volume 49 Number 2


Meet Fr. Joe

Rev. Joseph Bruce, S.J., ’73, known to all as “Fr. Joe,” has never met an obstacle he couldn’t topple, earning him the title “trailblazer” among his friends. America’s first deaf-born Jesuit priest continues his pioneering work on the Catholic Deaf Archives at Holy Cross.

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How Then to Live

Chris Tracey '01 describes getting a life-altering diagnosis…and how his alumni friends have been (and are!) helping.

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Presidential Perspectives

Holy Cross alumni, including Ann McElaney-Johnson ’79, president of Mount Saint Mary’s University in Los Angeles, left, hold the top leadership positions at five colleges and universities across the country. And though their institutions are about as different as they can be, the challenges they face in America’s higher education landscape are quite similar.

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Passports Required

The stamp-filled passports of seven alumni—who all worked overseas for the same private bank—testify to both the adventurous spirit and the corporate success of Holy Cross graduates.

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