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


Mercy and the Modern Sciences : Faith and Science in the Franciscan Tradition

This program will run Friday June 10, 17, 24 and explores the knowledge of modern science from a Franciscan perspective. The series will be led by Joachim Ostermann, OFM. For more information click on the link below.

» Mercy and the Modern Sciences

Greater Victoria Acting Together for the Common Good

Greater Victoria Acting Together for the Common Good is a partnership of local unions,faith and civic groups. We create new capacity in our communities for broad based engagement, leadership development and strong relationships across issues and actions to advance the common good. In Victoria we aspire to replicate the success of the Metro Vancouver Alliance that is making a positive impact on Poverty, Housing and Social Isolation, all issues that we are called by our faith to address. To learn more about GVAT please read the following attachment:


Euthanasia Declaration

Please read this attached blog post from Bishop Gary Gordon, and take the time to sign the online Declaration.

» Bishop's Blog and Online Declaration