• Mass Times

    Mass Times

    Monday 7:00 am
    Tues., Thurs., Fri.: 8:00am
    Wed.: 6:30pm

    Saturday: 5:30pm
    Sunday: 9:00am and 11:00am

    Saturdays: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Weekdays 30 minutes before Mass

  • Ordination to the Priesthood - May 26, 2018

    Ordination to the Priesthood - May 26, 2018

    10:00 a.m., at Church of the Magdalen in Wichita. Deacons Michael Brungardt, Garett Burns, Isaac Coulter, Matt Davied, Nic Jurgensmeyer, Michael Kerschen, Chris Martin, Jimmy Schibi, Todd Shepherd, and Derek Thome will be ordained as priests. A reception will follow in the gym.

    The Ordination Mass will be live streamed.

  • Pray for Ireland

    Pray for Ireland

    From Bishop Kemme:  On May 25, the people of Ireland will vote on their 8th amendment, which guarantees life to both the mother and the baby. If repealed, Ireland will have abortion on demand.  

    I am asking the people of the diocese to voluntarily choose one day between now and May 25 to fast for this intention using the traditional Ash Wednesday/Good Friday guidelines for fasting. Please lift up your hearts in prayer for the unborn of Ireland by offering fasting and holy hours of adoration. Let us unite spiritually with our prolife brothers and sisters in Ireland so that the unborn there will know the protection of law for succeeding generations.  Thank you and God bless you.

  • Month of Mary

    Month of Mary

    May is the month to honor Virgin Mary, As the Mother of God, the Virgin Mary has a unique position among the saints, indeed, among all creatures. She is exalted, yet still one of us. The Church honors her as the Mother of God, looks to her as a model of perfect discipleship, and asks for her prayers to God on our behalf.

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  • 26 May
    Ordination to the Priesthood Church of the Magdalen 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
  • 26 May
    Confession 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
  • 28 May
    Happy Memorial Day! Thank you to all who serve(d)! All Day
  • 28 May
    Memorial Day Office Closed All Day
  • 02 Jun
    Confession 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
  • 09 Jun
    Marriage Renewal Weekend All Day
  • 26 May - 10 Jun
  • 09 Jun - 11 Jun

By the mid-1950's the Catholic community of northern Reno County and the city of Hutchinson north of 14th Street, had grown to more than 300 families. To meet the spiritual needs of this growing population, the Most Reverend Mark K. Carroll, Diocese of Wichita, created a new parish, the Church of the Holy Cross - June 14, 1957

Appointed first pastor for Holy Cross was Father Vincent Brown who celebrated his first Mass in the 4-H building on the Kansas State fairgrounds on June 23, 1957. This sIte for Sunday Mass was used until a new church and school building could be constructed. It was decided at the outset to construct an interim church with an elementary school and defer construction of the permanent church.

After a general meeting of parishioners, church commit­tee members were selected and parish buildings were planned. It was in early July that members of the parish chose the name of the new church. Father Brown de­scribed the voting as .. . . . “practically a unanimous choice in balloting by members of the parish."           .

Under the direction of the pastor, Father Brown, the committee members, Joseph B. Hesse and Joseph P. O'Sullivan, Sr., mapped out strategies for the raising of funds for a temporary church and an eight-grade elemen­tary school.

Construction began in July, 1958. The construction cost of the church was $152,307 while the school cost was approximately $62,000.

The building committee sought pledges totaling what then was a staggering $215,000. The planners recognized the church only as a temporary structure. They planned that it would someday house additional classrooms and a gymnasium-auditorium. The vision of the permanent structure off 26th Street had already begun.

The original structure was begun with ground breaking on July 13, 1958. The building that now serves as Holy Cross Grade School was completed and Mass was held in what now is the gymnasium of the school on April 19, 1959. Dedication and blessing of the new church and rectory was on Sunday, June 14, 1959 by Bishop Mark K. Carroll. Holy Cross Elementry School opened in the fall of 1962.

Book Club - Tremendous Trifles by G.K. Chesterton

The parish book discussion for May will be on TREMENDOUS Read More

Altar Society

The Church of the Holy Cross Altar Society is comprised Read More

Harvest House

Harvest House is an organization whose members are fifty-five years Read More

Knights of Columbus

The Knights of Columbus is a Catholic, Family, Fraternal, Service Read More

Wichita Adore

Wichita Adore will be at Church of the Holy Cross Read More

Perpetual Adoration

Open Hours at Church of the Holy Cross are Wednesdays Read More

Marian Devotion

If you would like to join with others seeking a Read More

Catholic Kidz Camp

Join us as we “Track Mary All Over the World.” Read More

Totus Tuus July 22-27

Hutchinson Tri-Parish Totus Tuus is coming to Our Lady of Read More

Midwest Catholic Family Conference

Midwest Catholic Family Conference August 3-5, bring the whole family! Read More

Birthright Baby Bottle Fundraiser

Please return baby bottles before Father’s Day so they can Read More

Food Bank / SVDP Weekend

June 16th & 17th Please give generously this month so Read More

Meals on Wheels

Holy Cross delivers meals to the shut-in each Wednesday. Usually Read More

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