Holy Cross Parish celebrated our Parish Feast Day on Sunday, September 15 with a special Mass and a barbecue.
The Holy Cross Parish Youth Group, led by Sarah Proulx and Adele Costanza, concluded a busy year with the last in a series of "Small Talks" after the 9:30 Mass on June 17, 2012. The group recited the Rosary together as a followup to a previous talk about the history and importance of the Rosary. This day also marked the last Children's Liturgy session, led by members of the youth group, until the program resumes in the autumn.
The Holy Cross Youth Group held its annual fall retreat on Saturday, October 22. The guest speaker was Lee Leonard, a missionary with Catholic Christian Outreach and an active member of the parish community.
More than 150 people braved icy conditions to take in a concert by the Ottawa Police Chorus on Friday, November 26, 2010. They were treated to an evening of uplifting and inspiring music, performed by a skilled and enthusiastic choir under the leadership of Geoffrey Linklater and accompanied by Carol Gurofsky. The theme of the concert was peace and the Christmas season.
The Holy Cross Youth Group celebrated Stations of the Cross at Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto in Vanier on Saturday, October 23, 2010. The event, which attracted 15 members of the parish, was the second spiritual event organized by the group this autumn; in September, the group sponsored a retreat led by Brother Steven Boucher, o.p.