Bulletin

Heaven

12-09-2018Fr. Larry Merta

Here's a shot on Granville Island, Vancouver, British Columbia. How about this image of some trucker's nice toy that he saved many a penny to buy! It's certainly a switch of scenery, and the feel of travel, no doubt, quite different. When I grew up in South Texas I figured I would want to live a good other portion of my life in a pine forest. Not a few of our Holy Cross parishioners left the snowbelt for the sunbelt. The frantic pace of the West Coast brings settlement to Utah in search of the quiet beauty of the natural surroundings. The humidity of the Bible Belt has others discover the beauty of the Southwest desert. Island fever from Hawaii can be alleviated with a domicile in the continental US.

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Announcements and Events

Formed.org

An exciting online Catholic platform where you can access the truth, beauty, and meaning of the Catholic Faith anytime, anywhere.

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Support Holy Cross Parish by using your Fry’s Rewards card!

Holy Cross Parish is now a member of the Fry's Community Rewards program. Once our participants link their Fry's card to Holy Cross parish, a portion of the purchase amount will be given back to Holy Cross Church.

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Christmas Giving Tree

The giving trees will help brighten Christmas for many residents in our neighboring nursing homes. Please bring your gift to the church no later than Tue, Dec 11.

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Adult Faith Formation Personal Book Study on Catholic Customs and their Biblical Roots

Signs of Life by Dr. Scott Hahn
Stop by the Parish Office and purchase your copy for $5 while supplies last.

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Christmas Flowers

Donations are now being accepted for Christmas Flowers for our Church and Anderson Hall environment. Please consider making a contribution to help make our Christmas Season celebrations beautiful. Envelopes are available at the entrances of the Church and on the north side of Anderson Hall.

Self Guided Advent Retreat

Dec 10

Mark your calendars for a 6 week prayer journey with Lectio Divina; praying with Scripture. Meetings will be on Mondays from Nov 5 - Dec 10 in the mornings (9:15-11:00am) and evenings (6:30-8:00pm).

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The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Dec 12

Special Mass in Spanish at 5:00am
Regular Daily Masses at 8:30am and 7:00pm

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Caregiver Support Group Meetings

Dec 12 2:30pm

Consider joining us at one of our monthly meetings.

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Rosary Makers

Dec 13 9:00am - 11:00am

Please join us from 9:00-11:00am in Room H for a morning of prayerful fellowship with other parishioners while making rosaries for our parish ministries.

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Pro-Life Christmas Caroling

Dec 15 11:00am

Planned Parenthood 1837 E. Baseline Rd. in Tempe (on the public sidewalk)

For more information, contact Jim Fitzsimmons at tempe40daysforlife@gmail.com.