March is the Month of St. Joseph
Welcome to our New Deacon
Deacon Wayne Sinclair
THE LADIES OF OUR PARISH ARE FORMING A WOMEN’S GROUP CALLED THE MARTHA’S AND MARY’S (OR M & M’S FOR SHORT).
This parish ministry is open to all women. Our next meeting will be on Tuesday February 20th at 7:00 PM in the Parish Hall.
Please contact Sandy Dunigan at the Parish Office for further information.
Prayers & Squares Ministry
Prayers and Squares is the Prayer Quilt Ministry of our Parish.
Join us at 9:00 AM every second Tuesday of the month at the Parish Hall.
For requesting a quilt or for more information contact Lois Mullins
BINGO WEDNESDAYS ARE BACK
Doors open at 4:30 PM, food is available for purchase. Bingo starts at 6:00 PM.
Come and join the fun!!!
Lenten Fish Fry
The Knights of Columbus Council 7414 invite everyone to enjoy of their traditional Lenten Fish Fry at the Parish Hall.
Every Friday during Lent from 4:00PM to 7:00PM
This year the Knights are offering a new menu item. Come and enjoy your favorite.
Monthly Welcome Coffee
at the Parish Hall
Everyone is Welcome!
Contact the Parish Office
the following next dates.
Rosary Makers Ministry
Our Lady's Rosary Makers ministry is back every Tuesday at 9:00 AM. If you would like to be part of this dedicated group of parishioners please join them the first Tuesday of each month.
DAILY MASSES at 8:00 A.M. MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY, will be held in The Church.
Eucharistic Adoration on weekday mornings from Monday through Friday will also be held in the Church.
Eucharistic Adoration ministry is always in need of MANY MANY more committed Adorers, if you want to accompany Him for at least 30 minutes sign-up is available at the Parish Office.
A Message from Father Bernie...
As you may have noticed, we have a new link on this website "A Message from Father Bernie". This is a blog link that will allow you to review all those enriching messages that Father Bernie shares with us every Sunday in our Parish bulletins. The first message available goes back to July 16, 2017 but we'll continue to make all upcoming messages available for you on this website.
Our Sunday bulletins can now be delivered to your own email. Sign up at
"For it is in giving...
...that we receive."
Francis of Assisi
MSGR. JOSEPH FERRARO Monsignor Joe has published a wonderful collection of prayers, a reverent expression of sailors talking to God from the heart. This is available with a DVD of him singing duets and solos taken from past productions that he took part in during the late 1980’s. The cost is a donation of $6.00 for the book and DVD. Please stop at the Holy Cross Gift Shop or the Parish office to get your copy. All money collected will be donated to Holy Cross.
Monday–Saturday: 8:00 AM
Saturday: 4:00 PM
Confession – 3:00 PM
Sunday: 8:00 AM; 10:00 AM
Confession – 11:45 AM
ESPAÑOL / SPANISH MASS:
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
Catholic Bishops Conference News
U.S. Catholic Bishops’ Chairmen Deeply Disappointed by Congress’s Failure to Enact the Conscience Protection Act
03/22/18 5:27 am
Timothy M. Dolan of New York, chair of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops'Read More
Chairman of U.S. Bishops’ Pro-Life Committee Issues Statement Supporting Pro-Life Pregnancy Centers as Important Free Speech Case Begins
03/20/18 11:49 am
WASHINGTON—Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York, chair of
the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' (USCCB) Committee on Pro-LifeRead More
03/14/18 6:16 am
WASHINGTON—Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of
Louisville, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)Read More
12/20/17 3:01 am
(Vatican Radio) In this week's edition of There's More in the Gospel Than Meets the Eye, Jill Bevilacqua and Seàn-Patrick Lovett bring us readings and reflections for the Fourth Sunday of Advent. Listen:
12/16/17 10:45 am
Pope Francis, Saturday morning, received in the Vatican President Lenín Boltaire Moreno Garcés of Ecuador, who later held talks with Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin and Secretary for Relations with States, Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher.
In a brief communique, the Holy See’s Press Office said that “during the cordial discussions, the special role of Christianity in the formation of the identity of the country was evoked, and appreciation was expressed for the contribution of the Church.” The Holy See and Ecuador highlighted the “importance of dialogue in facing the fundamental challenges of society.”Read More
12/16/17 10:45 am
by Robin Gomes
“Christmas is a feast that is heart-felt, participatory and capable of warming the coldest of hearts, that removes barriers of indifference towards neighbours and encourages openness towards others and free giving.” “This is why we need even today to spread the message of peace and brotherhood of Christmas,” Pope Francis said on Friday. He was speaking to some 180 artistes of “Christmas Concert” who will be performing in the Vatican, Saturday evening.Read More