Parish News

HOLY HOURS FOR THE YEAR OF ST. JOSEPH

06 May 2021

In honour of the Year of St. Joseph, we will be holding Holy Hours throughout the year to commemorate St. Joseph as Patron of the Universal Church. These Holy Hours will begin with Holy Mass and then be followed by a talk on St. Joseph and conclude with Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament with the…

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2021 Holy Week Schedule

19 March 2021

The 2021 Holy Cross Parish Holy Week Schedule is available! As churches are still subjected to public health restrictions and are limited to the number of people allowed, registrations will be required for the Commemoration of the Passion of the Lord on Good Friday and the Easter Vigil on Saturday evening. Additional times for Good…

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๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ ๐’๐€๐‚๐‘๐€๐Œ๐„๐๐“๐’ ๐„๐—๐๐‘๐„๐’๐’๐ˆ๐Ž๐๐’ ๐Ž๐… ๐ˆ๐๐“๐„๐‘๐„๐’๐“ ๐๐Ž๐– ๐Ž๐๐„๐

09 March 2021

Expressions of interest are now open for the Sacrament of the Eucharist (First Holy Communion) and the Sacrament of Confirmation. With the current public health restrictions we are asking parents to complete an expression of interest form so that we can determine the number of Masses that may be required in order to accommodate all…

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๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ ๐ฌ๐œ๐ก๐ž๐๐ฎ๐ฅ๐ž ๐‹๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ž๐ง ๐ฌ๐œ๐ก๐ž๐๐ฎ๐ฅ๐ž ๐š๐œ๐ซ๐จ๐ฌ๐ฌ ๐‡๐จ๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐‚๐ซ๐จ๐ฌ๐ฌ ๐๐š๐ซ๐ข๐ฌ๐ก ๐†๐ซ๐š๐ง๐ฏ๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ž

17 February 2021

๐“๐ก๐ž ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ ๐ฌ๐œ๐ก๐ž๐๐ฎ๐ฅ๐ž ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐‹๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ž๐ง ๐ƒ๐ž๐ฏ๐จ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ ๐š๐œ๐ซ๐จ๐ฌ๐ฌ ๐‡๐จ๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐‚๐ซ๐จ๐ฌ๐ฌ ๐๐š๐ซ๐ข๐ฌ๐ก ๐†๐ซ๐š๐ง๐ฏ๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ž Take advantage of the various devotions available across the churches of Holy Cross Parish Granville over the 40 days of Lent. Last year’s season of Lent looked a little different, especially as we were unable to celebrate our regular devotions face to face. We…

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๐€๐’๐‡ ๐–๐„๐ƒ๐๐„๐’๐ƒ๐€๐˜ ๐Œ๐€๐’๐’ ๐“๐ˆ๐Œ๐„๐’

12 February 2021

This Wednesday the Church celebrates Ash Wednesday and the beginning of the forty days of Lent as we prepare for the solemnity of the Resurrection of Our Lord at Easter. As we have done throughout the time of this pandemic we have sought ways to make Holy Massย  available to as many people as possible.…

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๐—›๐—”๐—ฉ๐—˜ ๐—ฌ๐—ข๐—จ ๐——๐—ข๐—ช๐—ก๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—”๐——๐—˜๐—— ๐—ง๐—›๐—˜ ๐—›๐—ข๐—Ÿ๐—ฌ ๐—–๐—ฅ๐—ข๐—ฆ๐—ฆ ๐—ฃ๐—”๐—ฅ๐—œ๐—ฆ๐—› ๐—”๐—ฃ๐—ฃ???

04 February 2021

๐—›๐—”๐—ฉ๐—˜ ๐—ฌ๐—ข๐—จ ๐——๐—ข๐—ช๐—ก๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—”๐——๐—˜๐—— ๐—ง๐—›๐—˜ ๐—›๐—ข๐—Ÿ๐—ฌ ๐—–๐—ฅ๐—ข๐—ฆ๐—ฆ ๐—ฃ๐—”๐—ฅ๐—œ๐—ฆ๐—› ๐—”๐—ฃ๐—ฃ??? ย  The Holy Cross Parish app is just another way of keeping updated on everything that takes place in the parish! ย  In addition to advertising Mass and Confession times, the app also has some great tools such as prayers, daily reflections, audio bible, news feeds and…

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COVID-19 MASS ATTENDANCE UPDATE

02 January 2021

The Diocese of Parramatta has released a new update regarding Mass Attendance, in light of new changes made by NSW Health. Below is a copy of this message. Please visit the Diocese of Parramatta website to keep up to date with the latest requirements impacting Mass attendance: https://parracatholic.org/covid19/ ๐‚๐Ž๐•๐ˆ๐ƒ-๐Ÿ๐Ÿ— ๐”๐ฉ๐๐š๐ญ๐ž ๐Ÿ๐ซ๐จ๐ฆ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ƒ๐ข๐จ๐œ๐ž๐ฌ๐ž ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐๐š๐ซ๐ซ๐š๐ฆ๐š๐ญ๐ญ๐š…

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The Holy Cross Crest

01 January 2021

Why the name โ€œHoly Crossโ€? You may be surprised to know that the Holy Cross has many personal linkages to our Parish! The first and most significant link belongs to our Lord Jesus Christ who, as part of the Most Holy Family and Most Holy Trinity, used the cross as an instrument for our salvation.…

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2020 – A Year in Review

31 December 2020

Today, we draw another year to a close and itโ€™s safe to say that 2020 was far from the year we imagined 12 months ago. Whilst a challenging year โ€“ our Parish has pulled through as a community, supporting one another and utilising our strengths to ensure we have remained connected. The year began with…

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๐‚๐‡๐‘๐ˆ๐’๐“๐Œ๐€๐’ ๐Œ๐€๐’๐’ ๐’๐‚๐‡๐„๐ƒ๐”๐‹๐„ ๐€๐“ ๐‡๐Ž๐‹๐˜ ๐‚๐‘๐Ž๐’๐’ ๐๐€๐‘๐ˆ๐’๐‡!

11 December 2020
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