From the Pastor's Desk:
The World in View from a Believer’s Perspective


02-23-2020Fr. Larry Merta

When our Knights of Columbus hosted Bunco Night, I had no idea of the fun for us 200. I received a few invitations to sit down and have a go at the dice. I deferred. Allow me to apologize to all those ladies who invited me to sit down at their tables. Who else was going to snap outstanding pictures? Mike Grimes? He’s good. But he could be great! (Enough of my competing flair.) I enjoyed taking these shots just as much as I enjoyed the chit chat and seeing the parish family at play. I can’t thank enough the Knights and their lovely wives for making the atmosphere one of family. Let’s do something else. Anyone got new ideas? If not, when’s the next Bunco match?


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Help Wanted: Maintenance and Facility Coordinator (Full time)

Looking for an outgoing, well organized, responsible individual who enjoys working in a busy and diverse parish setting. Applicant must possess the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities, and work well with staff and volunteers.


Bible Study: The Book of Revelation

Feb 24, 2020: 6:00pm - 8:00pm (weekly)

A Catholic Study with Ron Dailey
Mondays 6:00-8:00pm beginning Jan 6, 12 sessions

Magis Women Study

Feb 24, 2020: 9:15am - 10:30am (weekly)

Monday Mornings from 9:15-10:30am beginning Mon, Jan 13 for 7 weeks

Lost and Found in the Desert: A Spiritual Survival Course for Woman

The Essential Courses

Feb 25, 2020

Holy Cross is offering the Essential Courses developed by the Kino Institute.

8 courses consisting of 6 hours of instruction each. Tuesdays 9:15-11:00am from Sep through Apr.


Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, Feb 26

Feb 26, 2020

Mass with distribution of Ashes:
English: 8:00am, 10:00am, 12:00pm, 4:00pm, 7:00pm in Anderson Hall
Spanish: 7:00pm in Church

Note: Ashes will only be distributed during the Masses. Ashes will not be distributed in the parish office.

Theology of the Body for Everyone

Feb 27, 2020: 9:15am - 11:15am (weekly)

Thursday mornings from 9:15-11:15am in Wellen's Hall, Feb 20 - Mar 26

Taught by International Speaker and Coordinator of the John Paul II Resource Center for Theology of the Body and Culture, Katrina Zeno.


Stations of the Cross

Feb 28, 2020

Fridays during Lent, at 6:00pm in English and 7:00pm in Spanish

Lenten Fish Fry

Feb 28, 2020 - Apr 3, 2020: 4:00pm - 6:30pm (weekly)

Join the Knights of Columbus for their Fish Fry Dinners from 4:00-6:30pm in Wellens Hall every Friday during Lent. All are welcome!

Unplanned Movie Night

Feb 28, 2020: 6:30pm

Fri, Feb 28 in English
Fri, Mar 13 in Spanish