The US Bishops' Call to Prayer for Life, Marriage, and Religious Liberty may be accessed by following the link above. It begins Friday, September 9th, and will continue through Friday, November 11th, after election day.
|Sunday||7:30 a.m. (Sacred Heart Church in Wadsworth, TX)|
|6:00 p.m. (Life Teen Mass)|
|Tuesday||8:30 a.m. (School Year)|
|8:00 a.m. (Summer)|
|1st Saturday Mass
Note: There is no Sunday evening Mass at Holy Cross on the day of our festival.
Registration for RCIA is now in process.
The classes are for:
1) Those wanting to join the Catholic Church, or inquire about the Catholic faith.
2) Adults baptized as Catholics who want to complete their Sacraments of initiation through reception of Holy Communion and/or Confirmation.
In order to register, those interested are asked to call the church office for an appointment (979-245-6379).
The John Paul II Healing Center will be holding one of its conferences in our diocese. The conference is at Holy Family Catholic Church in Victoria, November 10-12, 2016. The conference is entitled: Healing the Whole Person.
A summary of the theme of the conference is provided in the following:
In a world full of brokenness, Christ has come to offer us new life. The central mission of the Gospel is to pave the way for us to reclaim our whole human identity. Join us on this journey, as we enter into the heart, face the pains and wounds within, and allow Christ's divine love to bring the healing we ardently desire.
Talks include: Introduction to Healing the Whole Person; Facing our Brokenness, Prayer for Innter Healing, and Living in Freedom.
Registration is online at the following link: JPII Healing Center.org
The Diocese of Victoria has provided on its website, some very beneficial information for the Jubilee Year of Mercy. Follow the link to this page.
THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS PROVIDED TO ASSIST YOU IN REPORTING ABUSE.
Call the Department of Family and Protective Services at 1-800-252-5400; or, report the abuse online.
If the person is in immediate danger, call 911.
To report suspected, or known, abuse by church personnel, please contact the diocesan Coordinators of Pastoral Care and Outreach:
Father Gary Janak, Chancellor -- (361) 575-4741 - OR - Sister Emilie Eilers, IWBS -- (361) 575-7111
Written allegations (marked "Personal and Confidential") may be sent to:
Office of the Bishop -- Diocese of Victoria -- PO Box 4070 -- Victoria, Texas 77903-4070
The Safe Environment Coordinator for Holy Cross Parish is Sandra Thompson. She may be contacted at (979) 245-6379, or by email, at firstname.lastname@example.org.