Holy Cross Parish Events

(Including Events of interest to parishioners)



SPUC Plymouth Branch would like to draw your attention to the following SPUC Actions:

Saturday, 29th April 11am – 1pm.  Pro-Life Chains (Silent Witness) along the pavement edge in Exeter Street, Plymouth (near Dunelm Mill.) 2017 marks 50 years of the legalised killing of unborn babies in England and Wales.

20th May, March for Life in Birmingham Coach leaving St Peter’s Church, Crownhill at 8am. Join with several thousand other pro-lifers to witness against the provision of abortion in this country. Leaving

Birmingham at 5pm. Cost £20 per person.  Donations gratefully accepted to cover the cost of coach hire.


WINE TASTING EVENING at Holy CrossWe invite you to join us for cheese, wine and homemade bread and a selection of 8 wines on Saturday May 6th at 7 pm in the church hall.  £10 pp. Proceeds to church funds. Please sign the notice at the rear of the church or email us on

All are welcome,  Dave & Pam Adams, Bob & Sheila Naybour


Holy Cross PPC MeetingWednesday 10th May at 7.30pm in the hall. If parishioners have any items they would like to have raised, please let Mary Pike or one of the other PPC members know asap. (Details of PPC Membership are on Parish website or small notice board).


EVANGELISATION – PROCLAIMING THE GOOD NEWS TO OTHERS:  What does this mean?  What is happening in our Diocese and Parishes?  Come along to the Parish Room at St. Peter’s Church, Crownhill on Thursday, May 11th at 7.30 pm and find out.


PROCLAIMING CHRIST TO THE WORLD A morning of formation to enrich and enliven your faith in Jesus Christ and to renew your vision for passing it to others, presented by Caroline Farey, Director of Studies at the School of the Annunciation. May 20th:    St. Nicholas’ RC School, Exeter EX1 3EG 10am-1pm. There is no charge for this and everyone is welcome to attend.  Enquiries to 01752-701660.


Plymouth Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes: 27th May  – 2nd June 2017 & Plymouth Diocesan Youth Pilgrimage on same dates (led by Bishop Mark).  Please see notice Board for details.


RUN TO THE SON: Friday 23rd -Sun 25th June, Buckfast Abbey. A weekend of prayer and inspiration to help equip you for mission. Main features include:- a day of growth in discipleship led by the Franciscans of the Renewal, a night vigil of prayer welcoming the dawn in the splendour of the Blessed Sacrament Chapel and a sunrise Mass with Bishop Mark. Tickets £50 inclusive of food and camping facilities. (Other accommodation available at additional cost). Booking forms and more detail available online at or contact St. Peter’s Parish, Plymouth 01752 701660 if you have any queries.


Extraordinary Form Mass (‘Tridentine’ Mass)

Please note that Bishop Mark has arranged the provision of a Sunday Mass in the Extraordinary Form which will be celebrated weekly from Sunday, 29th January at St Edward’s Church, Home Park Avenue, Peverell, Plymouth PL3 4PG at 11.30am. The Mass will normally be celebrated by Fr Anthony Pillari, the chaplain at Lanherne Convent, who has also kindly agreed to offer pastoral accompaniment to families attending this Mass.