The Santa Croce Foundation is a Canadian registered charity (registration number 8660 4502RR0001) that seeks to support financially the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross. We help the University by raising much needed resources to advance the University's mission.This is done mainly by providing scholarships to seminarians and priests studying at the University and by funding specific programs in the different faculties through Joint Ventures.
About THE SANTA CROCE FOUNDATION
The Pontifical University of the Holy Cross is an institution established by the Holy See. Started by Opus Dei in 1984, the university aims to provide an effective instrument for formation and research in the service of the universal Church.
Born in the heart Rome, the University of the Holy Cross is open to priests, seminarians, religious and lay people, both men and women, coming from dioceses all over the world.
The University offers ongoing formation for both its academic staff and students, placing a special emphasis on current issues. Most of the members of the academic staff hold degrees from both secular and ecclesiastical universities. The University has 1,500 students enrolled from 73 countries.