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ANZAC Day Commemoration

On Monday, 25th April, as we commemorate Anzac Day, the Divine Office for the Dead will be prayed at 9:00 a.m. followed by Holy Mass at 9:15am in Holy Trinity War Memorial Church, Granville. Please join us on Monday morning as our nation honours all those men and women who have paid the ultimate sacrifice…

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First Holy Communion Enrolments

The Holy Masses for the reception of first Holy Communion will be said on: Saturday, 15 October at Holy Family Church at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, 22 October at Holy Trinity Church at 12:00 p.m. To be eligible to enrol for the Sacraments in Holy Cross Parish, you should attend Mass each week in the parish,…

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Good Friday Cross Walk 2022

On Good Friday, we will again hold our Stations of the Cross “Cross Walk” from Holy Trinity Church to Holy Family Church. We are asking for volunteers to act as marshals to help with the safety of those joining in the walk. The marshals assist at road crossings, assisting with the safety of pilgrims. If…

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Office of Tenebrae 2022

On Tuesday, 12 April, the Tuesday of Holy Week , at 7:00 pm, we will pray the ancient Office of Tenebrae; a service of psalms and hymns lit by candlelight. It is a beautiful and moving service that draws us into the depths of Holy Week as the candles are slowly extinguished reminding us of…

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Sacrament of Confirmation Enrolments

Enrolments are now open for the Sacrament of Confirmation for those whose child is in year 5 or year 6 and was baptised in the Roman rite and has received their first Holy Communion. Enrolment forms are available from Fr. Andrew after Masses at Holy Family Church and Holy Trinity Church. Enrolments are open until…

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Holy Cross Parish goes Into the Wilderness

Our Lord Jesus, taught His Disciples, and teaches us through the scriptures: “Ask and you shall receive.” St. Mary of the Cross Mackillop once said: “Never see a need without doing something about it.” St. John of the Cross tells us: “Seek in reading and thou shalt find in meditation.” These short, yet powerful messages,…

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Shrove Tuesday at Holy Cross Parish

On Shrove Tuesday, 1 March, we will hold our annual Burning of the Palms and Holy Oils and Burial of the Alleluia followed by a pancake supper. Shrove Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday, is traditionally marked by the preparation of the ashes for the next day, the burial of the Alleluia for the season…

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HOLY CROSS PARISH LAUNCHES THE CATECHISM PROJECT

The duty of each and every Catholic is to conform themselves to timeless truth. That truth is the truth revealed in Jesus Christ, our Lord and Saviour, and entrusted to the holy Catholic Church to be made known through Scripture and Tradition. Only through the revelation of Christ do we find what is good and…

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