“Candidates who come to the congregation deserve from us the cultivation of their maturity, faith, generosity, learning and ability to live in community. With them we assess their character and growth as Christians, and we both discern and assist them to discern whether they are disposed and able to move towards joining our congregation.” (C6.61)
We accept baptized and practicing CATHOLIC students, who have received the Holy Sacrament of Confirmation in the Church. High School students should not be above 25 years of age and University Graduates should NOT be above 26 years of age.
Aspirants must have completed and passed well UCE with a credit in English, Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) Examinations (at least 10 points for Art subjects and 8 points for Science Subjects, including a point in General Paper.
Aspirants must have completed and passed well High School Examinations (at least C+ Mean Grade).
Aspirants must have completed and passed well Advanced Level with 2 principal passes (in appropriate subjects) at the same session with total points not below 5 for Art Subjects and not below 4 for Science subjects.
Admission to Holy Cross
The aspirant must take time to pray and reflect more about the vocation in order to discover very well where and in which way one wants to serve our Lord. As you do that we also share and discern with you to help you make the right decision. That is why you need time to be in touch with the Director of Vocations in the process of admission before you are accepted in Holy Cross. The process of admission to Holy Cross Congregation takes AT LEAST A YEAR. It is a time for you to get to know Holy Cross and for us to get to know you as well.