• Alpha, October 29 - December 3, 2019

    Learn about the faith in an engaging, welcoming environment. Register for Alpha, which runs 10:00 a.m. to noon on six Tuesdays from October 29 to December 3. There is no charge for participation. To register, send an email with your contact information to alpha@holycrossparish.com

  • Sample material from Formed.org

    Holy Cross Parishioners have free access to videos, audios, books and study series from Formed.org. To register, visit holycrossottawa.formed.org and complete the one-time registration form.

  • Holy Cross Parish Welcome

    Holy Cross Parish, a community of clergy, religious and laity who, strengthened in Christ, and thankful for our blessings, seek to root ourselves in an authentic Christian community which is called to serve God in praise, each other in sharing, caring and healing, and our brothers and sisters, near and far, in prayer, peace and justice.

  • Scenes from the Foyers Partage celebration

    Holy Cross Parish celebrated a 37-year association with Foyers Partage at a Mass and reception on March 31, 2019. The residents of the Foyers Partage have been a source of blessing to the parish since the first group home was established in 1982.

  • Scenes from the Mass and Dinner, Golden Jubilee

    The parish's year-long celebration of our Golden Jubilee concluded on the weekend of April 6-7, 2019. Mass on Saturday evening was followed by a dinner at which founding members of the parish were recognized and honoured for their great contribution to our community's life.

  • Scenes from the Golden Jubilee Mass with Archbishop Prendergast

    Archbishop Prendergast celebrated Mass on Sunday, April 7, 2019, marking the 50th Anniversary of the first Mass in our parish.  The Archbishop blessed a stained glass mosaic made for the parish by the children who attend Children's Liturgy at the 9:30 Sunday Mass. The combined choirs provided the music. A reception followed in the parish hall.

  • Scenes from the celebration of the Holy Cross Parish Feast, September 15, 2019

    Mass, a reception and a beach party for the children highlighted the parish feast, marked on Sunday, September 15, 2019. Bishop Christian Riesbeck celebrated Mass, which concluded with an outdoor procession and the final blessing at the foot of the cross. The hospitality committee, youth group, Knights of Columbus, choirs, and liturgy committee organized the annual event.

  • Scenes from the Ladies Luncheon, 2019

    The Hospitality Committee hosted a Ladies Luncheon on Saturday, September 20, 2019. The guest speaker was the Honourable Sharon Carstairs, former member of the Senate of Canada. She shared many humerous and occasionally serious insites from her time in active politics.

  • Blessing of Animals at Holy Cross Parish, 2019


    Members of the parish brought their pets to our Joy garden for the blessing of animals on October 5. The ceremony is conducted near the feast day of St Francis of Assissi.

  • Scenes from the Mission preached by Fr O'Reilly

    Father Eugene O'Reilly preached a four-day mission on the evenings of October 20-23. His topics included intimacy, living the Beatitudes, reconciliation and discipleship. Please visit the video recordings of his inspiring talks.