The brothers of Holy cross, the patrons of the school are part of the International family of the Congregation of Holy cross which is present in some thirteen countries all over the world catering to the pastoral, educational and other needs of the Church in particular and the world in General.

The Congregation founded by Blessed Basil Antony Mary Moreau in the year 1835, continues to carry on the mission entrusted to it by its founder. The brothers of Holy cross who landed in South India in the year 1959 have contributed enormously to the faith life of the church and have made a difference in the lives of thousands of students and others in the past fifty years. Holy cross, Salem is a glaring example of the values and principles that the brothers have stood for.