We at Holy Cross have been blessed with many different ministries and groups in which we can participate. Listed below are many of the ministries available at Holy Cross.
Due to the large number of ministries and groups, they have been organized in a variety of ways:
By Category | Alphabetically| Overviews
Ministries and Groups By Category
Listed below are some broad categories to help you find the ministry that is just right for you.
- Liturgical Service - includes all those people who participate and assist in our Catholic Liturgies, from Altar Servers to Ushers and everyone in between.
- Faith Formation - includes those ministries and groups which help us grow in our Catholic Faith
- Sacrament Preparation - includes those groups which prepare our parishioners to receive one of the sacraments. This also includes RCIA which prepares adults to join the Catholic Church.
- Religious Education and Youth Ministry (Early Teen, Teen and High School)
- Adult Education and Fellowship - such as the Bible Study Group, Why Catholic? and the Light of the World parish retreat.
- Parish Outreach - includes those groups which provide a service or support to members of the parish. This includes groups such as the Meal Outreach Program, Divorce and Beyond and Bereavement Ministry, just to name a few.
- Community Outreach - includes those groups which provide a service or support to both members of the parish and the community at large. This includes the St. Vincent de Paul Society, the Batavia Interfaith Food Pantry, Hesed House and the Child Wellness Clinic, just to name a few.
- Councils and Committees - include those groups whose function it is to advise the pastor with respect to the running of the parish.
- Groups and Associations - includes the wide variety of "outside" groups who are not technically part of the parish but meet at or provide services to both Holy Cross parishioners and the community at large, such as the Boy/Girl/Cub Scouts and Catholic Homeschoolers.
- Community Building -
Ministries and Groups Alphabetically
Click on one of the letters to below in order to display those ministries and groups which begin with that letter.