Holy Cross Parish Events

(Including Events of interest to parishioners)


The Martha Group are holding a fundraising book stall at the Knightstone event on 22nd/23rd July for their charities: Aid to the Church in Need, de Paul and Mary’s Meals. We would appreciate both donations of books and help on the 2 days. If anyone can spare an hour or two please indicate on the rota at the back of church or just come and see us over the weekend. Thank you. 


St Martha’s Day, when the Martha Group usually has a Mass said for past and present members.   This year as it falls at the weekend we would like to invite parishioners to join us at the morning Mass and to celebrate in the Hall afterwards with some light refreshments.

 You are all warmly invited to join the members of the Martha Group in celebrating

          St Martha’s Day on Saturday, 29th July

Mass will be said for past and present members of the Martha Group at 10 am, followed by Pimms and nibbles in the Hall afterwards.  Everyone welcome.      



Sclerder Family Festival Organised by Chemin Neuf which is to take place at Sclerder Abbey on Saturday, 19th August. See poster on the noticeboard or check out the website:  Single ticket £10, family ticket £20.


Save the date – Sunday 3rd September 1pmHoly Cross Parish Ramble.   A gentle 3-4 mile ramble on the high moor – Princetown area, on good tracks – more (moor?) details to follow!                           Dave Adams


14th September: Deacons’ Enquirers’ Day at St Boniface House 10.30am – 1.30pm lunch provided. Anyone interested in finding out more about Service as a Deacon is invited to attend this informal session. For more information please speak to Father Louis or contact Deacon James 07906 599389


Harvest SupperThe annual Yelverton Harvest Supper is on Tuesday 3rd October at 6.30pm in St Paul’s Hall. This event is very convivial, bringing together the Yelverton church communities. Further details in due course.


Diary date:  Father Louis is in the process of arranging a Day of Prayer and Recollection for Saturday 28th October. The venue is likely to be Buckfast Abbey.  Details will be provided in due course.  It will be open to all parishioners but especially for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion.


Calling All Runners! If you would like to run the Rome Marathon on Sunday 8 April 2018 on behalf of the Catholic Children’s Society please email for details


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.