Christmas Mass Information & Reservations

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Luxemburg: Linda @ 563-853-2001
Holy Cross: Darlene @ 563-870-4475
Rickardsville: Andi @ 563-557-7512
Balltown: Alice @ 563-552-1307
Sherrill: Donna @ 563-581-7356
Click the yellow button for
Christmas Mass Schedule
Dec. 24: 4:00 Luxemburg & Balltown
6:00 Rickardsville
Dec. 25: 8:00 Sherrill
10:00 Holy Cross
(Due to COVID-19, all Masses are subject to cancellation or change.)

Weekend Mass Schedule

  Saturday - 4:00 pm @ Luxemburg 

  Saturday - 6:00 pm @ Rickardsville 

  Sunday - 8:00 am @ Sherrill 

  Sunday - 10:00 am @ Holy Cross

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 - 8:00 am @ Sherrill

  Thursday - 8:00 am @ Balltown

  Friday - 8:30 am @ Holy Cross



What's happening?​​​​​​

  • Confirmation: January 3, Rickardsville, 8:00-11:00 am.

  • Advent Program: La Salle Catholic School, December 9, 9:30 am, 1:30 pm, 7:00 pm.

  • Holy Cross Christmas Church Decorating: December 20, 9:00 am.

  • Congratulations and blessings to Donald and Janet Schmitt on the celebration of their 60th wedding anniversary.

  • La Salle Catholic School Cash Raffle: Sold following Masses, at school, by School Board members, or by visiting Ron and Amy's Gas Station, Main Street Market, Avalon Service Center.  Tickets cannot be mailed.

  • La Salle Scrip Contest: Nov. 1 - Dec. 17. Winner drawn on Dec. 22.  Register online at Enrollment code is A1291LF81L96.  Smart phone app is called RaiseRight.

  • Thanksgiving Collection for Dyersville Food Pantry: Baskets in the back of Pastorate churches. 

  • Thank you from the the Holy Cross $100 Supper Committee to all those who supported the the drive-through supper/raffle especially Main Street Market, Neumann's Bar & Grill, and Wholesale Meats.

  • Thank you from the Holy Trinity Fundraising Committee to everyone for their generous support of the Fundraising Raffle.

  • Thank you from St. Joseph to all those that helped make the Meat Sale and 50/50 Raffle Fundraiser a success.

  • Remember your loved ones in a special way: Donations are now being accepted for Christmas flowers to adorn our churches. Drop off donations at the Fidelity Bank in Luxemburg, the collection basket, or mail them to the Pastorate office.



Weddings: Contact Fr. Diehm (563-870-4041) at least one year in advance of planning a wedding.

Baptisms: November 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 Tuesday of each month, except on holidays).  Baptisms typically do not take place during Advent or Lent.

Informational Changes: 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 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.



Click the above Sacraments button for more information about our Sacraments.

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