We, the people of Holy Cross Catholic Church,

form a diverse Christian community that

challenges each of us to proclaim and live

the Gospel message of Jesus Christ in our world

through worship, evangelization,

Christian formation and outreach.

Holy Cross Catholic Church


 Pancake Breakfast 


The Knights of Columbus invite all parishioners and their families to their traditional Pancake Breakfast on Sunday December 11 from 8:00 to Noon at the Parrish Hall.



Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe


Please join us for our Parish Celebration as we remember the apparition of Our Lady of Guadalupe on Tepeyac Hill in Mexico nearly 500 years ago. All are invited to honor Our Lady of Guadalupe with prayers, songs and Mariachi on Sunday December 11 at 7:00 PM. 


Christmas Services


Christmas Eve - December 24th

English 4:00 PM

(Immediately after The Nativity Story performed by the children of the Parish at 3:45 PM)

Español/Spanish 9:00 PM 


Christmas Day - December 25th

English 8:00 AM

                   10:00 AM

Español/Spanish 12:30 PM

Angel Giving Tree


Please stop by one of the trees located at each entrance of the church and pick up an angel tag marked with either a child or a senior. We ask that you wrap the items and place the angel on the package for identification purposes. Suggested dollar amount for each gift is $10-20. Gifts can be dropped off in the front of the church. Please do what you can to make the difference in someone's life this Christmas season.

Please return gifts by December 11.



Online Giving 


"For it is in giving...

...that we receive."

Francis of Assisi


Christmas in Our Hearts Concert

A sublime Christmas/Epiphany Concert, featuring world-renowned soloist, Micheal Castaldo, will be held on Sunday, January 8th, at 4:00 P.M. at Holy Cross Church. The concert will be free of charge, with a good will offering to be collected toward our scholarship fund for needy students in our parish.

This is a concert you don't want to miss!




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501 26th Street West
Palmetto, Fl 34221
(941) 729-3891

Mass Times


Monday–Saturday: 8:00 AM

Saturday: 4:00 PM
Confession – 3:00 PM

Sunday: 8:00 AM; 10:00 AM
Confession – 11:45 AM


Lunes / Monday: 7:00 PM

Domingo / Sunday: 12:30 PM
Confesión – 11:45 AM

Monday–Sunday: 7:30 AM
(prayed daily prior to 8 AM Mass)

Monday–Friday: 8:30 – 10:30 AM

Vatican News

Strike action by medical workers worry Kenyan Bishops

Kenya’s Catholic Bishops say they are concerned about the on-going strike action by doctors.

The Bishops have said it is unfair for Kenyan doctors to abandon innocent patients and have called on the Government to resolve the stand-off quickly.

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Malawi’s Catholic media conducts audience research

The Social Communications Commission of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM) has expressed satisfaction over the way Catholic media houses in the country are responding to the audience research training they underwent in August this year.

The National Communications Secretary, Fr. Godino Phokoso said this when he and Fr. Andrew Kaufa toured Radio Tuntufye of Karonga Diocese recently. Fathers Phokoso and Kaufa also visited Radio Tigabane FM of Mzuzu.

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Korean Catholics meet on how to implement 'Laudato si'

A new Catholic ecological committee held its first symposium early December  to find ways to activate environmental awareness in Korean parishes and develop an ecological liturgy.

The Committee for Ecology and Environment met in order to discuss and implement the pope's encyclical, Laudato si in which Pope Francis critiqued environmental degradation and climate change. Sister Yoon Soon-shim from Caritas said that parishes needed to establish ecology sections or movement groups to work with diocesan-level committees.

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