• 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.

  • Eaucharistic Procession along Walkley Road, Feast of Corpus Christi

    Parishioners took part in the annual Eucharistic procession after the 9:30 Mass on the Feast of Corpus Christi.

  • Scenes from the ordination of Father Tavis Goski, June 3, 2016

    Father Tavis Goski, the first parishioner from Holy Cross Parish to enter the priesthood, was ordained by Archbishop Terrence Prendergast on June 3, 2016 at Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica in Ottawa. Father Goski studied for the priesthood at St. Augustine Seminary in Scarborough.

  • Scenes from the first Mass celebrated by Father Tavis Goski, at Holy Cross Parish

    Father Tavis Goski celebrated his first Holy Mass on June 4, 2016 at Holy Cross Parish. He was assisted by classmates Deacon Andrew Handrahan and Deacon James Fleming. Father James Raphel welcomed those in attendance and spoke about the significance of the celebration to the parish. Father Matthew Keshwah preached the homily.

  • Scenes from Grand Altreya - 50th Anniversary of Roman Catholic Cursillo in Ottawa

    Archbishop Terrence Prendergast celebrated Mass during the Grand Ultreya, marking the 50th Anniversary of the Ottawa Roman Catholic Cursillo Movement. Approximately 300 people were in attendance. Mass was followed by several presentations and a reception in the parish hall.

  • Collage of Holy Cross Parishioners at Diocesan Feast, 2016

    Father James and members of Holy Cross Parish attended the Diocesan Feast Day celebration at Notre-Dame Cathedral, June 9, 2016. Each year, Catholics gather around our archbishop to celebrate and give thanks for the foundation of the diocese of Bytown on June 25, 1847 and the anniversary of its elevation to an archdiocese on June 08, 1886.

  • Scenes from the Holy Cross Parish AGM, June 12, 2016

    Holy Cross Parish Annual General Meeting was held after the 11:15 Mass on Sunday, June 12, 2016. Copies of the 2016 Annual Report were circulated. Parish finances and reports from ministries and committees were discussed after a light lunch provided by the Hospitality Committee.

  • Images from Farewell Mass and Reception for Fr James Raphel

    Fr. James Raphel celebrated a farewell Mass and greeted parishioners at a reception on Sunday, July 24, 2016. After 12 years as the pastor of Holy Cross Parish, Fr. James has been appointed pastor of Holy Redeemer Parish in Kanata.