PAX ET BONUM!
Welcome to Holy Cross Parish in Nicosia, Cyprus! With joy and faith we offer our website to you, for your spiritual growth, Christian formation and information on our everyday life. Holy Cross is a unique parish. People from fifty different nations come to Holy Cross church and Mass is celebrated in eight different languages. Our characteristics, as a Catholic parish, are: openness, diversity, unity and faith, as we follow Jesus Christ with joy.
Please join us in our celebrations! You are invited to come and pray in our beautiful and silent church. See you soon!
Fr Andrew Arhin, ofm
ADVENT & CHRISTMAS PROGRAMME 1 December: 1st Sunday of Advent, Parish Recollection and Penitential Day (12:00 noon) and Advent retreat (2:00 pm – 4:00 pm) 8 December: 2nd Sunday of Advent 9 December, Monday: The Immaculate Conception of the BVM Holy Masses 7:30 am and 6:30pm 15 December: 3rd Sunday … Read More
ADVENT – A TIME OF PREPARATION Beginning the Church’s liturgical year, Advent (from, “ad-venire” in Latin or “to come to”) is the season encompassing the four Sundays (and weekdays) leading up to the celebration of Christmas. The Advent season is a time of preparation that directs our hearts and minds … Read More
TO DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL ON YOUR SMARTPHONE OR TABLET Android Application for Holy Cross CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW – to open page and then click download, to receive and install the Android Application for Holy Cross on your Android smartphone or tablet: Download LINK for Android Application https://drive.google.com/file/d/1dNJKfxu0gpTboJgONPGttfeWVD-bvjjU/view OR … Read More
21 NOVEMBER 2019 – THE PRESENTATION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY The Oriental Churches have celebrated this feast since the 4th century. According to the “Gospel of James”, Mary still young, was presented by her parents in the Temple of Jerusalem, and was consecrated to God. 24 NOVEMBER 2019 – … Read More