LIFE OF THE PARISH
Representatives of the different Liturgical Ministries in the Parish meet regularly with the Parish Priest to prepare liturgical seasons. Meetings are advised in the bulletin and are open to any parishioners who want to take part.
PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL
The Parish Pastoral Council is a representative body of parishioners whose purpose is the promotion of the aspects of The Parish of Holy Cross. The members work at all times in close collaboration with the priest to advise them in matters pertaining to pastoral ministry.
Membership of the P P C is made up as follows
Priests of the Parish.
Religious Sisters who are Pastoral Assistants.
One nominated member from Religious Houses in the Parish: Sister Pauline osf.
The following areas of Parish life each nominate one member for the Parish Council.
Liturgy Committee Patricia Barton.
Fabric & Finance Committee Peter Creron
Social Committee Mary Gallagher
Pastoral Care Eileen Smith
Adult Catechesis J John McDougall
Children’s Catechesis Bernadette Lavelle
Youth Jane McLuskey
Devotional Life Isabel Elder
Parish Administration Theresa McLaughlin
SELF NOMINATED/ELECTED MEMBERS
The parish social committee meets regularly to plan parish social events, arrange lets and oversee the upkeep of the parish halls.
PARISH FABRIC AND FINANCE
The Fabric and Finance Committee meet regularly with the Parish Priest to advise him on financial matters and on the care of all the parish buildings.
Extra-ordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
Assist with the distribution of Holy Communion at Mass and to those who are housebound.