• Easter Schedule, 2019

    Easter Schedule, 2019, important notes: Washing of the feet at Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord's Supper; Good Friday is a universal day of fasting and abstinence; bring bells to the Easter Vigil Mass; incense will be used at each of these services. Masses at regular times on Easter Sunday.

  • 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.

  • Bishop Bourgon and Bob Laird with first donation

    Bishop Robert Bourgon of the Diocese of Hearst receives the first donation from Holy Cross Parish for a youth centre at St Francis Xavier Parish, Attawapiskat, from Bob Laird, a member of our Social Justice Committee. Fundraising for this project will continue until the end of our parish's Golden Jubilee year in March, 2019.

  • Group photo, Sacrament of Confirmation, March 2, 2019

    Bishop Guy Desrochers poses for pictures with the Confirmation class and Fathers Anthony and Lukose after the celebration of the Sacrament of Confirmation, March 2, 2019. Bishop Desrochers was ordained to the episcopate last week; Holy Cross Parish was delighted to be the location where he administered the Sacrament for the first time. 

  • Shrove Tuesday - Photo of KofC Serving Pancakes to School Children

    Holy Cross Council KofC served pancakes to more than 600 students from Holy Cross and Holy Family schools on Shrove Tuesday. The Knights sponsor this event each year. The funds are raised from free-will donations by parishioners who attend pancake breakfast on the last Sunday before Lent.

  • 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.