About Holy Cross Parish

“We should glory in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ,

for He is our salvation, our life and our resurrection:

through Him we are saved and made free.”

Welcome to Holy Cross Parish

OUR MISSION

AD INTRA (for ourselves): 

To deepen our experience of Jesus Christ through a vibrant sacramental life and our common liturgical worship.

AD EXTRA (to the world): 

To reach our vocational fulfillment individually and as a community by engaging our neighbor with the Gospel Message.

You are invited…

to browse the pages of our website to learn more about our Holy Cross and it’s mission. 

“To Know Him”

gives you an insight into the various ways you can come to know our Lord through our Adult, Children and Youth faith formation and Sacrament programs.

“To Love Him”

displays our Mass, Confession, and adoration times, where you have the opportunity to grow in your relationship with Jesus through prayer. You may also learn more about our liturgical ministries where you can use your talent of voice in the music ministry or in proclaiming the Word at Mass. There are many ways you can assist with the liturgy during daily Mass or our weekend Masses.

You are also able to access the readings and music selections for Weddings and Funerals.

“To Serve Him”

Check out the numerous group activities for those who would like to participate in the life of the church. 

You are always welcome to call or stop by the parish office to introduce yourself. We welcome your questions and look forward to assisting you in any way we can.  We want everyone to feel that they are very much a part of our Holy Cross family!

If you cannot find what you are looking for, please contact the Parish Office, either in person, by phone, or through email.

History

On August 1, 1978, Father William J. Mitchell left Queen of Peace Parish to establish the new Parish of Holy Cross.

Eight acres of land were purchased at Power and Southern Roads. Architects were George Christensen and Associates. Porter Brothers Construction Company Mesa, was the builder of the 825 seat church.

Ground breaking ceremonies were held on September 14, 1980. Construction began on December 15, 1980 and work was completed November 15, 1981.

The first mass was celebrated on November 19, 1981. Dedication ceremonies took place on March 9, 1982 with Bishop Thomas O’Brien officiating.

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