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When we receive Holy Communion, we experience something extraordinary – a joy, a fragrance, a well-being that thrills the whole body and causes it to exalt.
— Saint Jean Vianney

Our Story

Holy Cross Parish began as a mission of Our Lady of Solace, in 1943. The mission was founded by then pastor of the parish, Monsignor Edward P. Buttimer. A small house at 4112 East Genesee Street was purchased on October 30, 1942. It became home to the mission church and catechetical center. The first mass was said on Pentecost Sunday, June 13, 1943.




Holy Cross offers a Faith Formation program for youth from first to twelfth grade, and Youth Ministry programs for middle & high school students. Using events that are relaxed and welcoming, including games, skits, talks, and small groups, Youth Ministry builds on the intellectual foundation received in Faith Formation to bring our youth to a personal encounter with the God who loves them profoundly.



Sacraments are powers that comes forth from the Body of Christ, which is ever-living and life-giving. They are actions of the Holy Spirit at work in his Body, the Church. They are the masterworks of God in the new and everlasting covenant.
— CCC 1116

Join Our Parish

Welcome! We’d love to have you join our parish. We have a multitude of opportunities for service, education, and ministry, and pray that you will join us in ministering, serving and celebrating the opportunities that God has given us to be community. If you are new to Christianity or Catholicism and want to learn more, check out our RCIA program.


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We are so encouraged by all of the ways that you respond to God's faithfulness. He equips each of us with unique gifts and talents that truly become a blessing when we share them with others. Whether it be your time, talents, or treasure that you give, know that we are eternally grateful. Financial gifts are incredible acts of service that allow us to continue our mission to our community and the world.


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