Holy Cross Catholic Church

Holy Cross Catholic Church


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Loving Even In Betrayal…!
Wednesday, April 8, 2020: Holy Week

Isaiah 50: 4-9; Matthew 26: 14-25

Today’s readings present the scene of a play that leads to its end. We are all in the expectation of the outcome. Jesus has journeyed with His disciple and, by now they are supposed to know who He truly is: The Son of God and Messiah. Yet, it is at this very crucial moment that He experiences the worst from His beloved friends: they betray Him, they abandon Him on the way, and they let Him face His Passion alone. ... Read More


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Relying On The Lord Every Time... Tuesday, April 7, 2020: Holy Week ... Read More

Always Grateful... Monday April 6, 2020: Holy Week ... Read More

Going Back To The Origin, Friday, April 3, 2020: Fifth Week of Lent ... Read More


During this pandemic we desire to receive the Body of Christ, and since we cannot, here is a simple prayer for spiritual communion:

My Jesus, I believe You are present in the Most Holy Sacrament. I love You above all things, and I desire to receive You into my soul. Since I cannot at this moment receive You sacramentally, come at least spiritually into my heart. I embrace You as if You were already there and unite myself wholly to You. Never permit me to be separated from You. Amen.



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Mass Times

Bishop Gregory Parkes has made the decision to suspend the public celebration of Masses* in the Diocese of St. Petersburg until it can be determined that it is safe to return to normal schedules and public worship. Please pray for all those suffering from coronavirus. Our parish is still ministering to you in the following ways:

- A daily reflection on the Word of God is being made available here on the website

- The Sacrament of Reconciliation is available every Wednesday at 10:00 am, Saturday at 3:00 pm, and Sunday at 11:30 am

- The chapel is open for adoration and personal prayer every day from 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

- The parish office is open, Monday through Thursday, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm, and Friday, 8:30 am - Noon (we are not open to visitors at this time, so please give us a call at 727-546-3315)

*All of your scheduled mass intentions will be honored at the private masses of our priests

You and your loved ones are always in our prayers!

Office Hours

Monday – Thursday: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Saturday – Sunday: Closed

Si necesita asistencia en espanol, por favor llame a la oficina martes y jueves de 1:00 a 3:30 pm.


During this difficult time, the priests of Holy Cross will be presenting various liturgical events through our YouTube Channel. Please click below!


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Blog Summary

Loving Even In Betrayal…! Wednesday, April 8, 2020: Holy Week

Isaiah 50: 4-9; Matthew 26: 14-25

Today’s readings present the scene of a play ... Read More »

Relying On The Lord Every Time… Tuesday, April 7, 2020: Holy Week

Isaiah 49:1-6; John 13:21-33, 36-38

Today’s readings bring us in the heart of our ... Read More »

Always grateful… Monday 4-6-2020: Holy Week

Isaiah 42:1-7; John 12:1-11

With Palm Sunday, we have entered the peak of the ... Read More »


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