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


What a delightful night!

Thank you all for joining us on our Epiphany Concert, and a big THANKS to Micheal Castaldo, Kenneth Schwartz, the Knights of Columbus Council 7414, and all our staff of volunteers. We cannot thank you enough for the wonderful performance you put on for our community.

God bless you all.

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Pilgrimage to Fatima & Lourdes with Barcelona

Hosted by Fr. Bernie Evanofski

Father Bernie will lead a Pilgrimage to Fatima, Lourdes, Barcelona and other sites in Portugal, France, and Spain, from June 11 to 20, 2017. This year is the one hundredth anniversary of Our Lady’s Apparitions and Messages to the three shepherd children in Fatima. We will be blessed to be in Fatima on the 100th Anniversary of Mary’s Second Apparition. Some of the other highlights of the Pilgrimage will include Aljustrel, Valinhos, Santarem (site of one of the Eucharistic Miracles), the Cathedral of Burgos, the Monastery of Santa Maria Real de las Huelgas, Lourdes, the Grotto of Massabielle, Carcassone, and the Church of La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona. Flyers with all of the details available in the Parish Office or click on the link below https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/781733.


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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 Church office to get your copy. All money collected will be donated to Holy Cross.




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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

Pope Francis receives the President of Republic of Guinea

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Monday received in audience Prof. Alpha Condé, President of the Republic of Guinea.

The leader of the West African nation also met with the Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, and with the Vatican Secretary for Relations with States, Archbishop Richard Gallagher.

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Pope Francis: visit to Santa Maria a Setteville parish

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis said Mass at the Roman parish of Saint Mary in Setteville on Sunday afternoon. The Holy Father made a pastoral visit to the parish, leaving the Vatican at 3PM Rome Time, and spending the afternoon with parishioners, clergy and staff.

The visit featured  moments with the sick of the parish, including a private meeting with one of the parish curates, don Giuseppe Berardino, who suffers from ALS – with the children and young people in the parish’s catechetical programmes – with the parents fo children baptized during the course of the past year – and with parishioners who contribute to Santa Maria’s pastoral outreach initiatives.

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Pope Francis at Angelus: Church called to proclaim Christ

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis prayed the Angelus with pilgrims and tourists gathered in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday. In remarks ahead of the traditional prayer of Marian devotion, the Holy Father focused on the witness borne by John the Baptist to Jesus Christ.

“The Church,” said Pope Francis, “is in every age called to do that, which John the Baptist did: to show Jesus to the people, saying, “Behold the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!”

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