The Altar Society meets once a month to support Holy Cross Parish. We support parish functions, prepare and serve funeral lunches, clean church, craft, assist with the Stephens Ministry. To see more about the Altar Society, click here.
The Holy Cross Athletic Booster Club consists of a group of parents/volunteers that maintain the gymnasium and baseball/soccer facility for the student athletes of Holy Cross Parish, manage and run three fundraisers per calendar year, and help organize and run the soccer, baseball, softball, volleyball, and basketball teams of Holy Cross Parish. The Athletic Booster Club strives to teach the student athletes that sports are a good way to stay physically fit, but Jesus Christ is always first in our lives. You can also participate in the Annual Golf outing every August to raise funds for our organization. Read the HC Athletic Flier to find out more about the Booster Club.
The Knights of Columbus is a Catholic fraternal organization established in 1882 by Father Michael McGivney. Today's organization has over two million members, offering more than $177 million in aid through councils estabilshed throughout the world. Our Holy Cross Council 11364 is now over 200 members strong. To learn more about our local council, click here.
This ongoing Holy Cross fundraiser costs you nothing extra. You simply buy gift cards for your favorite stores. They are just like any other gift card, but the great thing about them is Holy Cross gets to purchase them for less than their retail value. You, in turn, purchase them at face value and the profit goes to Holy Cross! You may purchase HOPE during rectory hours and after all Masses.
*** Also be sure to link your Baker's Plus card to Holy Cross Church. Go to their website under the Community Rewards program to link your card. Every purchase you make will be linked to the HOPE program, providing us a $300+ quarterly bonus! We currently have 78 families signed up. https://www.bakersplus.com/i/community/community-rewards
Register online at ShopWithScrip.com. Then, click "Family Sign Up" to create your account. Use Holy Cross' enrollment code LF9FA1LL2931. You're set to start shopping!
Legion of Mary
The Legion of Mary is a lay, Catholic organization of men and women who give service to The Church on a voluntary basis.
Members of the Legion of Mary offer their service to their pastor to aid him in performing Spiritual works in the parish. The unit of the Legion of Mary is called a Prasidium, which holds a weekly meeting, where prayer is intermingled with reports and discussion.
The Legion sees as its priority the spiritual and social welfare of each individual. The Members participate in the life of the parish through visitation of families, the sick, both in their homes and in hospitals and through collaboration in every apostolic and missionary undertaking sponsored by the parish. Spiritual Director is Deacon Tom Burton. WE WELCOME YOU TO JOIN US any Monday at 9:00 am.
Parish Council of Holy Cross consists of lay members of the parish and certain members of the parish staff. It meets monthly to exercise shared responsibility for the life of the parish under the pastoral leadership. The purpose of the Council is to:
- Research needs, goals and hopes of the parish
- Encourage and support existing ministries
- Evaluate the quality of life of the parish faith community
- Plan for the parish's future by recommending policies, procedures and programs that will meet the needs, goals and hopes of the faith community, encourage and support existing ministries, improve the quality of life of the parish and fulfill the Church's mission
- Communicate with the parish faith community
Tuition Assistance Committee
This committee follows the tuition assistance guidelines. The purpose of which is to establish a methodology for providing benefits to families applying for Holy Cross Tuition Assistance using a sliding fee schedule. Please contact Andrea in the Rectory office via email or phone for more information: aramsey@HolyCrossOmaha.org or 402-553-7500.