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Parroquia Nuestra Madre Santisima de la Luz


In 1987, the Congregation of Holy Cross sent missionaries to take pastoral responsibility for Santo Tomás Moro, a large urban parish in the Archdiocese of Monterrey. Under the Congregation’s leadership, Santo Tomás Moro flourished, and in 1996 it was divided into two parishes. Holy Cross assumed leadership of the new parish, Nuestra Madre Santísima de La Luz.
Today, La Luz also offers a wide array of pastoral outreach and social services. As more local vocations have come to Holy Cross, the work of the Congregation continues to grow. Also near La Luz Parish is the Congregation’s House of Formation in Mexico. 




Sacred Heart of Jesus Stained Glass, St George's College, Chile

Our Lady of Sorrows

Blessed Basile Moreau dedicated the Family of Holy Cross, including the sisters, brothers, and priests, to Mary, Our Lady of Sorrows. In the words of the Constitutions, "She is our special patroness, a woman who bore much she could not understand and who stood fast. To Her many sons and daughters, whose devotions ought to bring them often to her side, she tells much of this daily cross and its daily hope."

In this spirit, Fr. Luc-Franck Jean Pierre, C.S.C., reflects particularly how Our Lady of Sorrows is precisely also Our Lady of Hope.  

Reflection by Fr. Luc-Franck Jean Pierre, C.S.C.