Holy Cross Catholic Parish

Located near the campus of the University of Victoria, Holy Cross Catholic Parish is part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Victoria and serves the needs of some 350 parish families in the area as well as the needs of the student population of the both UVic and Camosun College.

Holy Cross is always welcoming to new members and visitors. Please come visit us for Mass and on Sunday mornings stay for social time afterwards. All are welcome.

Vision Statement

Holy Cross Parish strives to be a welcoming, dynamic, vibrant, inclusive Catholic community that gathers in unity and reaches out to attend to the needs of others.

Mission Statement

Rooted in the community of Gordon Head and the University, in communion with the Roman Catholic Church, Holy Cross Parish serves the people of God by sharing, teaching and living the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Core Beliefs/Values Statement(s)

The people of Holy Cross Parish believe it is important:

  • to welcome all who come through its’ doors.
  • to socially engage the people of the parish
  • to serve the parish and broader community

Amazing Grace Concert: Friday November 24, 2017

Come and join us for an evening of original music, swaying gospel, story telling, poetry, traditional hymns and more! Local artists Lauren Mann, Mat and Sherry Des Roches (of Whitebird), Dan and Chanda Bosch (of Deer & Coyote), and other Westcoast artists come together to raise money for Anawim House in this inspirational night of song and artistry. Admission by donation. More info on the attached poster. Bring a friend and we'll see you there! 

Why Liturgy Matters

Follow the link to read the first of a four part hand out regarding the importance of liturgy and the different aspects liturgy in our faith.

» Why Liturgy Matters Part 1

» The Liturgy of the Eucharist Part 2

» Why Liturgy Matters Part 3

» Why Liturgy Matters Part 4

Monthly Green Tips

Please click the link to read our monthly "green tip" suggestions for living a greener, healthier, environmentally conscious life!

» Green Tips

2017 Diocesan Appeal "Journey of Hearts and Hands"

The 2017 Diocesan Appeal has kicked off. The theme of this years appeal is  "Journey of Hearts and Hands: Grateful to God...Generous to Neighbour".  Please read the attached letter from the Bishop of Victoria, Most Reverend Gary Gordon to get more information about this years appeal, and all the ways your donations help our Diocesan Community.

» Letter from Bishop Gary Gordon