Lent starts Wednesday, February 14

Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are obligatory days of fasting and abstinence for Catholics.  In addition, Fridays during Lent are obligatory days of abstinence.

For members of the Latin Catholic Church, the norms on fasting are obligatory from age 18 until age 59.  When fasting , a person is permitted to eat one full meal, as well as two small meals that together are not equal to a full meal.

The norms concerning abstinence from meat are binding upon members of the Latin Catholic Church from age 14 on wards.

If possible, the fast on Good Friday is continued until the Easter Vigil(on Holy Saturday night) as the "paschal fast" to honor the suffering and death of the Lord Jesus, and to prepare ourselves to share more fully and to celebrate more readily his Resurrection.

  • 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

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  • 21 Feb
    Exercise 09:00 AM to 10:00 AM
  • 21 Feb
    Prodigal Prayer Group 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM
  • 21 Feb
    Meals On Wheels Delivery 10:45 AM to 11:45 AM
  • 21 Feb
    Divine Mercy Chaplet 06:15 PM to 06:45 PM
  • 21 Feb
    PSR Classes 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
  • 22 Feb
    Faith & Sharing 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
  • 21 Feb - 22 Feb
  • 22 Feb - 25 Feb
  • 25 Feb - 28 Feb
  • 28 Feb - 28 Feb

Holy Cross Council #7279
• Hutchinson, Kansas

The Holy Cross Council is located next to Holy Cross Church in Hutchinson. The Grand Knight for 2016-2017 is Tyler Labenz.  You can contact the Knights by phone at 620-664-6793.

The regular monthly council meeting is on the first Monday of each month in the lower lever of Holy Cross Church at 7:30pm.
Membership Information

The Knights of Columbus is the world's largest Catholic family fraternal service organization with 1.9 million members. It provides members and their families with volunteer opportunities in service to the Catholic Church, their communities, families and young people.

As a member of the Knights of Columbus you and your family enjoy many benefits, including 12 free issues annually of Columbia magazine, the world's largest Catholic family magazine, eligibility to join the Knights of Columbus top-ranked life insurance program, and many more family and personal benefits.

Locally, catholic men in good standing with the church see many benefits of being a member of Holy Cross Council #7279.  The council is involved in many Church Activities, Youth Activities, Family Activities, and Community Service Activities.  In addition the men of the council benefit from forming strong friendships with other men in the parish.

Membership in the Knights of Columbus is open to practicing Catholic men in union with the Holy See, who are at least 18 years old. A practicing Catholic is one who lives up to the Commandments of God and the precepts of the Church. Application blanks are available from any member of the Knights of Columbus.   If you would like more information, to be contacted by a knight, or would like to request a membership form, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Any Third Degree member in good standing is eligible for membership in the Fourth Degree. The primary purpose of the Fourth Degree is to foster the spirit of patriotism by promoting responsible citizenship and a love of and loyalty to the Knights' respective countries through active membership in local Fourth Degree groups (called "assemblies"). Certain members of the Fourth Degree serve as honor guards at civic and religious functions, an activity that has brought worldwide recognition to the Knights of Columbus. Locally there is an Hutchinson assembly.  You may contact this assembly at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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