Holy Cross Parish Events

(Including Events of interest to parishioners)


4th June – Save this date!  Pentecost Sunday Concert at Holy Cross with the Plymouth Catholic Choral Society who will sing hymns and motets. Starts at 3pm.  Followed by refreshments in the hall. An ‘ecumenical’ event. Free and open to all.


Saturday 10th June 10am. Bishop Mark will be at Holy Cross specially to confer the sacrament of Confirmation on 14 of our young parishioners.  This will be in the presence of their families, friends and parishioners.  Please keep them in your prayers.


Diocesan Pilgrimage to Launceston in honour of our secondary Patron, St Cuthbert Mayne.

See poster on noticeboard for more details.

 Sunday 11th June 10am: Solemn Mass and veneration of the relic at Launceston

2pm: Praying the Rosary in the Town Square, where the Saint was executed on 30th November 1577

3pm: Solemn Benediction in the presence of Bishop Mark

5pm: Mass and veneration of the relic at Callington.


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.