Easter Sunday Pew Reservations
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Balltown (8:00 am, April 4)
Luxemburg (8:00 am, April 4)
Rickardsville (10:00 am, April 4)
Sherrill (10:00 am, April 4)
"Journey Through Lent" Rosaries, Stations of the Cross, etc. at the bottom of this page
Weekend Mass Schedule
Saturday - 4:00 pm @ Balltown
Saturday - 6:00 pm @ Luxemburg
Sunday - 8:00 am @ Rickardsville
Sunday - 10:00 am @ Sherrill
View the weekend Mass at the bottom of this page.
(Click the above Pastorate Masses button for more Masses)
Week Day Mass Schedule
Tuesday - 8:00 am @ Balltown
Wednesday - 7:15 pm @ Sherrill (Faith Formation)
Thursday - 8:00 pm @ Luxemburg
Friday - 8:30 am @ Holy Cross
The Church is here for you...
Confirmation: February 28, Holy Cross School Cafeteria, 9:30 am -1:30 pm. Adoration at 1:00: Public is welcome.
Faith Formation: Feb. 28 class at Rickardsville.
The St. Francis Prime Rib Dinner has be postponed.
Ss. Peter & Paul is hosting a Rib Eye Steak Supper at The Barn on March 14. The event will be dine in or carry out. Cost: $20.00. Serving: 5-7:30 pm. See bulletin for more details.
Thank You to all those who supported the Holy Trinity Sweetheart Supper in any way.
Thank you to the family of Alice (Mrs. Sylvester) Link for honoring her wish of donating the statue as a memorial to the parish.
March 5: Dubuque County Right to Life Scholarship deadline. www.dcrtl.org/scholarships
March 13: Archdiocese of Dubuque Men's Conference. www.ArchMensConference.org.
Holy Cross Fish Fry: March 26. Drive through event.
Holy Communion to the homebound: Due to the pandemic, bringing Holy Communion to anyone at their home would require ACCEPTANCE OF THE RISK by both the distributor and the recipient. Therefore, the possibility of having Holy Communion brought to anyone at home will be considered strictly on a case by case basis. Contact the Pastorate Office (563-870-4041) with questions.
Holy Trinity Parish Finance Committee: Remodeling the bathroom and making repairs in the entryway of the church. Donations accepted! Julie 853-3945.
Weddings: Contact Fr. Diehm (563-870-4041) at least one year in advance of planning a wedding.
Baptisms: March class will be held online. Contact Jim or Cindy Roberts (563-870-4428) before planning or setting a Baptism date. Due to the high number of Baptisms in the Pastorate, classes fill quickly so allow several months to be scheduled into a class. All parents planning a Baptism need attend a Baptism class (the first Wednesday of each month, except on holidays). Baptisms typically do not take place during Advent or Lent.
Informational Changes: PLEASE HELP!!! If you have have a change to your address, phone number (such as dropping a landline), or family status, please contact the Pastorate office at 563-870-4041 or email with your new information. Thank you for helping to keep our Pastorate information up to date!
Pastorate Office Update: If there are any announcements that parish members need to have noted in the bulletin, please contact Connie at email@example.com or call 563-870-4041.
If you are requesting a Mass for a loved one, please remember to make all checks payable to the La Salle Mass Fund and mail all payments to the Pastorate office at 835 Church St., PO Box 398, Holy Cross, IA 52053.
Faith Formation: Taylor Fortmann * * 563-495-3621
Click the above Sacraments button for more information about our Sacraments.
For your faith growth...
Catholic couples (or at least one of them is Catholic) who are recently engaged are encouraged to get married in the church (or should at least talk to a priest before pursuing other options). Currently, there are many open dates for 2021 and almost all dates are open for 2022. If you or someone you know is looking to get married in the future, please encourage them to contact Fr. Diehm, who is always happy to help newly-engaged couples prepare for marriage. Fr. Diehm can be reached at the Pastorate office - (563) 870-4041.
Our Journey Through Lent 2021
As this year's Lenten journey continue, please use the following videos to help support your faith life.
Rosary: Sundays & Wednesdays
Rosary: Mondays & Saturdays
Rosary: Tuesdays & Fridays
Rosary: Divine Mercy Chaplet
Stations of the Cross: A Short Way
Stations of the Cross: St. Francis of Assisi
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