The Knights of Columbus of Holy Cross Council hosted the annual Pancake Breakfast in the Parish Hall after the morning Masses on Sunday, February 26, 2006. One hundred and sixty-seven parishioners purchased tickets for the event.
"If you don't start, you don't have to stop" is the message of this year's winning entry in the Drug Abuse Awareness poster contest sponsored by the Knights of Columbus of Holy Cross Council.
Holy Cross parishioners donated $404.25 to Campaign Life by purchasing "Roses for Life" after Masses on the weekend of January 28-29. This annual event is sponsored by Holy Cross Council of the Knights of Columbus.
The Sacramental Preparation team once again is offering the "Come Join us at the Table" program for children preparing for their First Eucharist. In six sessions, the students and their parents are presented with an easy-to-grasp overview of the sacrament. This year, 41 students are participating.
Holy Cross Parish hosted its first Alpha program in the autumn of 2005. In twelve sessions, over 80 parishioners shared communal meals, watched video presentations, and shared spirited discussions to learn more about their faith.
Alpha is a course of learning and discussion intended for:
- Those wanting to investigate Christianity
- New Christians
- Those who feel that they have never really got going as a Christian
- Newcomers to the church
- Those who want to brush-up on the basics