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02 43 81 15 57 6 rue Notre Dame 72000 Le Mans
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A few words from Brother Jacob Eifrid, CSC, that the Shrine had the joy to welcome:

“I am a temporarily professed Holy Cross Brother in formation at Moreau Seminary at the University of Notre Dame, USA.

I have the great privilege of spending my summer with the Holy Cross community in France while also discovering the many apostolates here like schools and also the Shrine of Blessed Basil Moreau.

While spending some time in Le Mans, I had the opportunity to renew my vows for the 3rd time in the Mother House of the Congregation of Holy Cross, the church of Notre Dame de Sainte-Croix, the church that Blessed Basil Moreau built to be a living testimony that Holy Cross alone exists as a work of God’s Providence.

To renew my vows in this church next to the tomb of our Holy Founder was a very moving experience as I discern professing final vows as a Holy Cross Brother.

As I continue to discern and live religious life in Holy Cross, I rely on the intercession of Father Moreau as I, like him, seek to make God known, loved and served in Holy Cross.”