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 Verdote, ofm
Pope Francis’ homily: The Mother of God is the starting point of the New Year The year opens in the name of the Mother of God. Mother of God is the most important title of Our Lady. But we might ask why we say Mother of God, and not Mother … Read More
Prepare yourself now, for He is coming for you! Now, now we need to prepare for Christmas and Christ’s second coming! Avoiding the commercialisation of Christmas is a real challenge. For Catholics, the liturgical season of Advent helps us focus on the spiritual preparation for Christmas and on the coming … 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