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. Sunday, September 9th, 2018 will begin again.
Open Hours for Prayer Partners at Church of the Holy Cross are Monday , 7-8 pm, Tuesday 6 pm -7pm, Thursday 11 pm-12 am 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.
Netta Touzel, 620-663-2146
RCIA prepares adults to receive the sacraments of initiation (Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharist) and fully enter the Catholic Church. Know someone who is interested in learning more about the Catholic faith? Bring them to Holy Cross for our Inquiry Night. We will talk briefly about the fundamentals of our faith and open it up to questions of any kind. This is primarily for non-Catholics who are interested in joining the Church, so reach out and bring a friend! Thursday, August 23 @ 7:00 pm in the Lower Level.
Fr. Michael Kerschen 620-665-5163
GOT TWO HOURS FOR YOUR MARRIAGE?
Mike & Neita Christopherson
620-727-6094 or 620-727-7745
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
11th Annual Friends of the Poor Walk/Run
Saturday, September 29th 9:00am to 11:30am
Holy Cross Parish Grounds
The 2017 Walks were held in 243 locations around the country, attracted more than 25,000 participants and raised more than
$3.1 million to help those in need!! Please come join us or
consider making a donation to help this worthy cause!!
For more information contact Stefanie at 620-200-2029
SVDP / FOOD BANK WEEKEND September 15th & 16th!
Summer is winding down and the kids are back to school. What a great time to teach them the importance of giving selflessly. Why not let them be involved in making your food donation? The September collection will be Sept. 15 & 16th!
St Vincent de Paul Needs Your Help! Food Supplies are low at SVDP and they would love your help! Items most needed are cereal, tuna, protein products, meat, canned pasta with meat, etc. They are needing volunteers also. Do you have an hour or so each week you could help the needy?
Works of love directed to one's neighbor are the most perfect external manifestation of the interior grace of the Spirit.... Pope Francis
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