HOLY CROSS
CATHOLIC CHURCH

710 Clay Street
Lynchburg, Virginia 24504
(434) 846-5245


email: office@holycrosslynchburg.org

Rev. Msgr. J. Kenneth Rush, Jr., Pastor
Rev. Fr. Jim Gallagher, Jr, in residence
Rev. Mr. Arturo Fernández-López
Rev. Mr. Charles Mugnola

 

 

Second Sunday of Advent

John the Baptist appeared, preaching in the desert of Judea and saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand!”

 


Celebration of Mass

Saturday Evening - 4:00 pm

Sunday Mass - 8 am, 11 am, 2 pm (Spanish)
4:30 pm Lynchburg College (during school year)
(Check the bulletin or call office to verify)

Daily
Monday – Friday 9:00 am in the Chapel
(Check the bulletin or call office to verify)

Holy Days
Check the bulletin or call the office to verify

Christmas Weekend Mass Schedule

December 24
8:30am - 9:30am Confession
4:00pm Children's Mass
7:00pm Vigil Mass - Contemporary Music
December 25
Midnight Mass - Traditional Music
9:30am Christmas Day Mass - Cantor
December 31
4:00pm Regular Vigil Mass
January 1
8:00am Mass
11:00am Mass
2:00pm Spanish Mass 

Today's Readings

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Holy Cross Mission Statement

Called by God through Baptism, empowered by the Holy Spirit,
formed by the Word, nourished by the Eucharist,
we gather together in our diversity as a community of Faith,
worship and service, to share with others the love of Jesus Christ our Risen Lord.

May 1, 2010
St. Joseph, master carpenter and builder, pray for our parish community at Holy Cross.
Inspired by your example of faithful love for Mary and Jesus, and with the support of your people, may we continue to serve God faithfully, work together to build up God's kingdom, and be the people our Lord Jesus calls us be.
Amen

- Msgr. J. Kenneth Rush -

The Jubilee Year of Mercy

Entering through the Holy Door means discovering the depths of the Father’s mercy, who seeks each of us personally.

— Pope Francis via Twitter @Pontifex on 8 Feb 2016

Vatican Jubilee of Mercy Site
Diocese of Richmond Jubilee of Mercy Site

On-Line Giving


Our parish now offers Online Giving, a web based electronic contribution application. We are providing this service so that you have the option to manage your contributions online or with your offering envelopes. This service is safe and secure. And it is convenient for you and for our parish staff. Sign up for Online Giving by selecting the Online Giving link


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Parish Weekly Calendar

Saturday, Dec 3 - more -
  • 2:30pm Sacrament of Reconciliation, Chapel
  • 4:00pm Mass is offered for Gene Wennemann
Sunday, Dec 4 - more -
  • + Jesse Tree + Reception after Masses for Fr. Rush 72nd birthday
  • + St. Nicholas Feast Day
  • 7:15am St. Michael Chaplet, Chapel
  • 7:30am Rosary prayed before Mass in the Chapel
  • 8:00am Mass is offered for Paz Bautista
  • 9:30am Christian Formation, Church
  • 9:45am Adult Ed, Commons
  • 11:00am Mass is offered for the intentions of the parishioners of Holy Cross Church
  • 12:15pm Confirmation class
  • 2:00pm Mass in Spanish is offered for the Souls in Purgatory
  • 3:00pm Divine Mercy Cenacle
  • 3:00pm RESPETO, second floor PLC
  • 4:30pm Mass at Lynchburg College Snidow Chapel for a Special Intention
Monday, Dec 5 - more -
  • 8:45am Morning Prayer, Chapel
  • 9:00am Mass is offered for Fr. Rush
  • 9:30am Rosary prayed for Priests
  • 7:00pm RCIA
Tuesday, Dec 6 - more -
  • 8:45am Morning Prayer, Chapel
  • 9:00am Mass is offered for Theodor Buczak
  • 5:00pm Men’s Ministry, library
  • 5:00pm Seasons of Hope, 2nd floor classroom
Wednesday, Dec 7 - more -
  • 8:45am Morning Prayer, Chapel
  • 9:00am Mass is offered for the Consecration of Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary
  • 7:30pm Contemporary Group practice
Thursday, Dec 8 (Holy Day of Obligation) - more -
  • Noon Mass will be offered for James Mee
  • 6:00pm Traditional Choir practice
  • 6:15pm Mass will be offered for Paz Bautista
Friday, Dec 9 - more -
  • No Mass
Saturday, Dec 10 - more -
  • 2:30pm Sacrament of Reconciliation, Chapel
  • 4:00pm Mass is offered for Gene Domaleski
  • 5:30pm RESPETO
Sunday, Dec 11 - more -
  • + Jesse Tree wrapped gifts are due back this weekend
  • 7:15am St. Michael Chaplet, Chapel
  • 7:30am Rosary prayed before Mass in the Chapel
  • 8:00am Mass is offered for Jim Shircliff
  • 9:30am Christian Formation, Church
  • 9:45am Adult Ed, Commons
  • 11:00am Mass is offered for Wallace Camper
  • 12:15pm Confirmation class
  • 2:00pm Mass in Spanish is offered for the intentions of the parishioners of Holy Cross Church
  • 4:30pm Mass at Lynchburg College Snidow Chapel for the Consecration of Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

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Sponsoring Christmas Flowers
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Up Coming Events

Decemember 8 - Feast of the Immaculate Conception (Holy Day of Obligation) Mass will be celebrated and Noon and 6:15 pm.
December 11 Christmas Food Bagging 12:30-1:30pm
December 12 Christmas Food Bagging at 9:00am
December 14 Christmas Food Bagging at 9:00am and 7:00pm
December 14  -  Penance Service at 7 pm, St. Francis in Amherst
December 15  - 
Penance Service at 7 pm, St. Thomas More



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