Welcome to Holy Cross Church

Monday 8:30 AM Mass at HC

Tuesday 8:00 AM Mass at OMOS

Wednesday 8:00 AM Mass at OMOS    1:00 - 5:00 PM Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at HC

Thursday 5:30 PM Mass at HC 

Friday 8:30 Mass at HC                    

1st Fridays 12:00 - 3:00 PM Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at OMOS

Saturday, 8:00 AM Mass at OMOS.

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A NOTE FROM FR. COFFAS REGARDING COVID PROCEDURES FOR MASSES

Under the guidance of medical professionals, we are asking parishioners to help us protect our most vulnerable members by respecting the following guidelines.

Masking: The wearing of face masks is STRONGLY ENCOURAGED AND RECOMMENDED, but not required for those entering church. HOWEVER, the wearing of facemasks will be REQUIRED in the sections of church designated for social distancing.

Social Distancing: The halves of church that have been marked off for social distancing will remain in place. Those seated in these areas are required to keep their mouth and nose covered the whole time that they are in church.

Hand Sanitizing: We will continue to ask all those entering church to utilize the available hand sanitizer.

Please know that we will continue to monitor the situation and keep you updated. Thank you for your continued patience and cooperation as we navigate this difficult time.

Proper Mask Wearing & COVID-19 CDC Screening Questions

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NEW Missals Available

We have purchased missals for use during the weekend liturgies. Please take only ONE per family and bring it with you each time you attend Mass. Please do not leave them in the pews.

If you would like to help defray the costs of this purchase, we are gratefully accepting $3 donations that you can simply drop in the collection basket.

Click LIVE Streaming to view Masses LIVE.

To follow the readings:

Copy and paste the letters: https://bible.usccb.org/ or scan the QR code from the screen. This takes you to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops web site which will have all the Daily/Weekend Readings. You will then be able to follow the readings along with the Live Streaming Mass. 

Click below to see previously recorded Masses. 

https://www.youtube.com/user/holycrossrochester?reload=9 

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Reconciliation

Saturdays, 2:30 -3:30 PM at Our Mother of Sorrows AND 3:30 PM until 4:30 PM at Holy Cross

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Our Church is Open for Private Prayer

Wednesdays from 1:00 until 5:00 PM 

We certainly ask anyone who is sick/not feeling well that you not come to church in an effort to avoid the possibility of making others sick. You will enter through the North door of church or the Parish Center doors (the other doors will remain locked). There is hand sanitizer available when you enter and everyone is asked to use it upon entering. We ask that everyone be very conscious of social distancing—please stay at least 6 feet apart when in church. Let each of us remember this time is set aside for private prayer and to be respectful of each other, we ask that there be no socializing in church—just social distancing. 

 

Prayer for The Eucharistic Revival 

My God, I believe, I adore, I hope and I love You! I beg pardon for those who do not believe, nor adore, nor hope, nor love You.

Most Holy Trinity, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, I adore You profoundly. I offer You the most precious Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity of Jesus Christ, present in all the tabernacles of the world in reparation for the outrages, sacrileges and indifference by which He is offended.  And, through the infinite merits of the Sacred Heart of   Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary, I beg of You the conversion of sinners.             

Our Lady of Fatima

“My flesh for the life of the world”

Learn more at https://eucharisticrevival.dor.org/

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Holy Cross Sunday Morning Video Series

THIS Sunday, July 3   ‘The Great Adventure: The Bible Timeline -  The Story of Salvation’ by Jeff Cavens

THIS Sunday, July 3

Finding the Story in Scripture (48:21) 1st Half

NEXT Sunday, July 10

Finding the Story in Scripture (48:21) 2nd Half

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Join Our Holy Rosary Crusade

We are praying for Divine Intercession to bring peace, hope, and the renewal of faith to those at war, to those suffering famine and human injustices, and for vocations  to the priesthood, deaconate  & religious life.

Want to participate? Complete the pledge card to be a faithful Crusader to “The Holy Rosary Crusade” at Our Mother of Sorrows and Holy Cross parishes. 

We have 349+ members with pledges of over 4,000 decades per week!. Our Army is growing and on the move!

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No Garage Sale This August

Thank you for your Understanding.

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Celebrating 10 Amazing Years!

Join us for Dinner! Monday, July 11, 2022 Dinner ONLY Guests $50

Tickets still available but are going fast!

Amazing Raffles, Drinks, Dinner, Coffee & Dessert and lots of laughs! All at the exclusive Locust Hill Country Club.

Bring a group of friends, plan a special date night.  It’s sure to be an evening to remember. Wear your MOST festive Black & Gold attire!

There is still time for Sponsorships and Dinner Tickets!

Visit hcterrigolf.com

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Mass Book Now Open for Intention Requests for 2022, May through August

Mass Book OPEN Tuesday, July 27, 2022 for September-December 2022.

The Stipend for a Mass Intention is $10.

New Procedure

Includes Instructions for Offerings for the Bread & Wine, and Sanctuary Candle

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Calendar and Upcoming Events

Parish Life is how we define fellowship at Holy Cross. It’s the many opportunities to share and enjoy God’s gifts of friendship and fun with other who share the same Christian values.

 

Parish Office CLOSED this Monday, July 4 for Independence Day

Catholic Trivia – Just for Fun

Question: Who was the only Catholic signer of the Declaration of Independence?

Answer: Charles Carroll of Maryland, also the longest-lived signer (1737 – 1832)

©LPi

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Parish Offices OPEN

Every Monday at Holy Cross, 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM

Every Wednesday at Our Mother of Sorrows, 9:00 AM  until 3:00 PM

Calls will be returned within five business days. Thank you.

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@Holy Cross Church of Charlotte, Rochester New York
 
 
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The Family Zone June 26, 2022 

Live the Eucharist

This summer we'll explore great ways your family can be the Hands and Feet of Jesus out in the World!

In addition, spend some time in prayer. Pray in gratitude for the freedoms we have and pray for those, around the world, whose freedoms are in danger.

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Another SCAM email is circulating. Fr Coffas will NEVER ask you to purchase gift cards for him. Please ALWAYS look at the address from which the email comes and compare to Father's email address located on the back page of the bulletin.

Please DO NOT respond to any email supposedly from me asking for gift crds or money.
Fr Wiliam G. Coffas

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Seven Parishes begin Pastoral Planning Effort

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St Francis Food Pantry OPEN

See Our Mother of Sorrows webiste for details.

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Invite Someone to Join Us at Holy Cross or Our Mother of Sorrows

JESUS tells us to go and make disciples of all people; to seek out the lost sheep; to spread the “Good News” of the Gospel message.

Want to share the joy and peace that you experience through your faith? Have you been wanting to invite a relative, friend, or neighbor to join you? Now is the perfect time!

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