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Please watch this video from Archbishop Jackels

While the parish phase of the ArchdioceseOne special appeal concluded in your parish this past year, we want to ensure that we continue updating you on its progress. Watch the video above from Archbishop Jackels offering his gratitude after our most recent group of parishes completed the appeal, as well as an update on the latest progress. As of late December, over $13 million has been raised for ArchdioceseOne.

If you would like to make a gift to support the special appeal, or make an additional gift, you can do so by visiting the ArchdioceseOne website here: www.archdioceseone.org/support

If school is delayed or cancelled, the daily

Mass is cancelled.

Weekend Mass Schedule


   * Saturday - 4:00 pm @ Sherrill

   * Saturday - 6:00 pm @ Holy Cross 

   * Sunday - 8:00 am @ Luxemburg

   * Sunday - 10:00 am @ Balltown

Confession Schedule: 30 minutes before each weekend Mass.

Week Day Mass Schedule  


   * Tuesday - 8:00 am @ Balltown

   * Wednesday - 8:00 am @ Luxemburg

   * Thursday - 8:30 am @ Holy Cross

   * Friday - 8:00 am @ Sherrill 

We are in need of liturgical ministers to fill our liturgical roles.  Call the church office, 563-870-4041, if you can share your talent(s) with the Pastorate. 

Adult Confirmation: If you are an adult who would like to be Confirmed, please contact

Jim or Cindy Roberts at 563-870-4428.

Patriotic Rosary: Holy Cross Church each Saturday, 9:00 am.  It will be cancelled in the event of a funeral or wedding at the church.

January 29, 2023

Here's what's happening!​​​​​​​​

  • Catholic School Week: January 29-February 4.  Please pray for all Catholic schools, especially for La Salle Catholic School, Beckman Catholic School, and the Catholic schools in our Archdiocese.

  • If you are mailing anything to the Pastorate office, please use our PO Box number which is 398.  Do not use our street address.

  • SCAM. PLEASE BE AWARE: If you receive a text sent from Fr. Tyler Raymond and do not recognize the number, do not acknowledge or reply to the text.  Bock the number on your phone.

  • Our Pastorate Facebook is up and running! Go to www.facebook.com/LaSallePastorate/ and follow/like to get updates on what is happening in our Pastorate.  You can, also, click the Facebook icon at the top of this page to go to Facebook.

  • 2022 Donation Deadline: Any donations postmarked January 2023 on the envelope will be considered donations for 2023 and will be reflected on your 2023 annual tithing report.

  • PK4-5th Grade Fly Up!  Fly Up!  PK4-5th graders.  Students looking at coming for the 2023-2024 school year, join teachers for activities in their classrooms.  Parents come and learn more about the curriculum, tuition assistance, and socialize with other parents to help broaden oujr La Salle family.  All the students this night will receive an out of uniform day and 10 red PBIS tickets!  At the end of the night enjoy cookies and juice!  February 9, 6:30-7:30 pm.

  • Confirmation: Session #4, February 12 at Balltown. 8:00 - 11:00.  "Vocation and Life Choices"

  • Holy Trinity Church Sweetheart Dinner: February 11 at the La Salle School in Holy Cross.  Social: 6:30 - 7:30 pm.  Meal served around 7:30 pm.  Dine-in and carry out.  Deliveries will be made to the elderly in Holy Cross and Luemburg. Contact Nancy (563) 542-0219 or Lind (563) 542-8317 for tickets.

  • Ss. Peter & Paul Sweetheart Prime Rib Dinner: Court 1709 of the COF, February 18, donations being sought for the silent auction, Julie (563-542-0795) or Janet (563-552-1913).

  • Blessings to Kolt Mitchell Ploessl who was recently baptized.

  • Holy Cross Church "Strength In Our Future" Capital Campaign: Pledge forms have been mailed. Resurfacing handicapped parking, steeple repair, electrical work, and debt repayment are among the fundraising goals. Thank you to all who have donated!  To date, $291,196.82 has been pledged.

  • Thank you from St. Joseph Church to everyone who assisted in any way with the $92,647.02 starined glass restoration project.  Please see the bulletin for a list of outstanding supporters.

  • Thank you, once again, from the Holy Cross 100 Club Supper to everyone who participated in the fundraiser.

  • Adult Confirmation:  If you are an adult who would like to be Confirmed, please contact Jim or Cindy Roberts at 563-870-4428.

  • 2023 Archdiocesan Women's Conference: Beauty in Christ: Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023. 9:00 am -1:00 pm.  This is a virtual event but an in-person gathering at Holy Spirit Parish Kriebs Hall will begin at 7:30 am and end at 3:00 pm.  Cost is $25 if you attend in person.  Register through Holy Spirit Parish to receive a registration coupon code.  Raegan (563) 583-1709.

He-Brews 3:4 - Our February 15 session is only a few weeks away and we can't wait to spend some time with you in a relaxed, laughing environment (TLC Brew Works in Holy Cross takes good care of us).  We will have our "So that's what that thing is that we see in church" contest at this session so make sure you bring your cell phone with you.  We look forward to seeing you there!



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