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Canons Regular of the Order of the Holy Cross (Crosiers)


Documents and files related to the Canons Regular of the Order of the Holy Cross (O.S.C.). These resources and documents are available for downloading, but please note the size of the file. Files are in pdf format unless otherwise indicated.

Jacques Dubois: Crosier Prior General at Clairlieu 1778-1796. An English translation of the original book by Emile Fontaine, O.S.C. on the last years of Prior General Dubois and the priory of Clairlieu in Huy. The printed edition and the free eBook version are available from www.lulu.com.
544 kb - The Constitutions of the Canons Regular of the Order of the Holy Cross as revised by the 2003 General Chapter
The Liturgy resources web page of the Canons Regular of the Order of the Holy Cross
300 kb - This essay on the Rule of Augustine in the Crosier Order is a translation from Dutch of a work by Dr. C.P.H. van Dal, O.S.C. who was a professor at the Crosier Priory of St. Agatha.
3.9 mb - M. Vinken osc wrote this synthesis of the spirituality of the Canons Regular of the Order of the Holy Cross
8.4 mb - Lectures from a three-day conference on Crosier spirituality in 1954
3.5 mb - Dr. Roger Janssen, O.S.C., of the Crosier Priory and School in Maaseik, Belgium, wrote this work on the anniversary of the approbation of the Order by Innocent III.
14.5 mb - Henri van Rooijen, O.S.C., final work on the origins of the Crosiers. Translated from French into English by Michael Cotone, O.S.C.
2.6 mb - Michael Cotone, O.S.C.'s summary of the book he translated on the origins of the Crosiers by H. van Rooijen, O.S.C.
25 mb - Short History of the Crosiers by Michael Cotone, O.S.C incorporating the windows of the Church of the Holy Cross in Onamia, Minnesota USA
2.4 mb - In this article, H. F. Chettle gives an overview of Crosier history in England. Note that in England the Crosiers were identified as mendicants.
6.1 mb - "The Crosiers: They Shared with Everyone". A history of the Crosiers by Piet vanden Bosch, O.S.C. Orginally published in German. The translation by completed by a number of people and published by The Liturgical Press.
An article by Glen Lewandowski, O.S.C. Master General, presented to SEDOS (Rome) on the tension between living the missionary way of life and living the mission of the proper religious institute using the Canons Regular of the Order of the Holy Cross as a case study.
19.5 mb - Adolar Zumkeller, O.S.A., book "Augustine's Ideal of the Religious Life" published by Fordham University Press is out of print. This is a scanned copy of this text for private use.