Christmas Mass Times
Christmas Eve: 4pm Children's Choir Mass ~Fr. Ralph O'Donnell celebrant; 6:30pm Firefighters Mass ~ Fr. Chuck Swanson celebrant; Midnight Mass ~ Fr. Gerald Melchior celebrant (choir begins singing at 11:15pm); Christmas Day: 9am ~ Fr. Carl Salanitro celebrant and 11am ~ Fr. Gerald Melchior celebrant.


Windows of Grace Book Order Form

Our Holy Cross Windows of Grace book was featured in the August 8th Catholic Voice. We are so excited! If you haven't ordered your book yet, it's not too late. You may purchase the book at the rectory during office hours, in the HOPE room after weekend masses, or use this order form. It is truly a stunning book about the beautiful stain glass windows here at Holy Cross.







Mass & Schedule

Tuesday - Friday: 8:30am and 5:30pm
Saturday: 5:00pm
Sunday: 7:30am, 9:00am and 11:00am

Reconcilation Times:
Monday-Friday: 5:00pm
Saturday: 3:30pm - 4:30pm



Holy Cross Church, located in the heart of Omaha's largest Irish community, has long been known for its rich Irish tradition. In 1986, Monsignor Edward O'Donnell instituted the annual, city-wide St. Patrick's Day Mass. The Mass has always been preceded with a sing-a-long of Irish music, led by the Holy Cross choir.

People from all around the city attended, wearing green outfits and decorated hats. It is a tradition that is in existence today, sans the head gear. Also, to reflect our Irish heritage, Holy Cross Catholic Church has transformed their annual church festival into the Holy Cross Irish Festival.


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4810 Woolworth Avenue, Omaha, NE 68106
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