Children from Holy Cross Parish and/or Holy Cross School, grades 2-6, may choose to participate in our Children's Mass Choir. We sing once a month during the school year at a weekend Mass. (We rehearse in the lower level about 45 minutes before the beginning of Mass.) Our job is to joyfully bring the congregation into the spirit of praise during the celebration of the Mass!

All 5th and 6th graders have the opportunity to participate in band at Holy Cross.  Each band rehearses 1-2 times each week at the end of the school day.  Students choose their own instrument with input from the band director, and stick with it throughout the semester.  Both bands have a performance at the end of each semester in the Holy Cross gymnasium.

 

CYM is an opportunity for high schoolers to gather together in an intentional Christian community. We meet the first and third Sunday of every month beginning after the 11:00 am Mass until 1:30 pm

The Church of the Holy Cross Altar Society is comprised of all women of the parish 18 years and older.  We meet in the lower level every other month on the first Tuesday.  Come join us on Tuesday, September 4 at 7:00 pm

The Knights of Columbus is a Catholic, Family, Fraternal, Service Organization dedicated to the Church and Community.  

Children’s Liturgy is a program that supports children preschool age through the 2nd grade with their understanding of Mass and the Liturgy of the Word.  The program takes place every Sunday during the 9 o’clock Mass throughout the school year.

Open Hours are Thursday 8 am -9 am and Saturday 10-11 pm and for Prayer Partners   Monday , 7-8 pm, Tuesday 6 pm -7pm,  Thursday 11 am-12 pm and Saturdays 2-3 am and  6-7 pm.

Perpetual Adoration is a lay apostolate, a stewardship of time and prayer, our Lord’s precious gift to us.

This ministry is a means of supporting the parish with prayers. We pray for anyone requesting our prayers in times of stress, illness and need and for the repose of the soul of a deceased.

Netta Touzel, 620-663-2146
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RCIA prepares adults to receive the sacraments of initiation (Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharist) and fully enter the Catholic Church. It involves a formation of mind and heart as participants learn about Catholic faith and practice and become integrated into our parish community. Participation is open to anyone, baptized or not, who desires to know more about the Catholic Church. RCIA is held in the lower level beginning at 7:00 pm every Thursday.

Volunteers are needed to sponsor each person in the program, to lead Gospel reflections with the group on Sunday morning, and to help with Thursday night teaching sessions.

Fr. Michael Kerschen 620-665-5163
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GOT TWO HOURS FOR YOUR MARRIAGE?

With the long hot summer coming to a close and the children grandchildren returning to school, this is a perfect opportunity to spend some time enhancing your relationship. The CHOICE WINE marriage enrichment program offered at Holy Cross is a great way to devote two hours a week to your marriage. Is two hours a week too much time to spend with the person you have vowed to spend the rest of your life? How often do you get the opportunity to spend time together to expand and enrich your relationship in a relaxed atmosphere over a glass of wine? The fall program will begin on Sunday, Sept. 16th at 4:30 p.m. in the lower level at Holy Cross Parish. The nine-week program is limited to 25 couples (married or engaged) and there is a $10 registration fee per couple to defray the cost of materials. On-line registration at the Holy Cross website will begin in August or you may call Mike (727-6094) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Neita (727-7745) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Christopherson to register or for additional information.

Mike & Neita Christopherson
620-727-6094 or 620-727-7745
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Join us on the fourth Monday of the month (January through October) at Royal Bar & Grill, 1514 E. 4th,  Hutchinson.  Come for food and fellowship at 7 pm, with the presentation beginning at 7:30 pm.

Shelli Ridder, 620-200-8536
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 SVDP / FOOD BANK WEEKEND October 20 & 21st!

The temperatures and the leaves are falling but don't let our donations fall.   Remember that God has told us, when you give to those who are less fortunate you are giving to God!  Our SVDP / Food Bank collection for October will be October 20th & 21st.  We give a big thank you to the Cadi Sanchez Family for delivering the food in September.  Thank you also to Holy Cross Parrish for donating 153 lbs to the food bank in September.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Holy Cross Ministry of Consolation offers pastoral and spiritual support to those who grieve and strives to help them receive the healing comfort of God. We meet the 2nd Sunday of every month in the lower level beginning at noon with a potluck.

 Diane McCarville, 620-662-3757  
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