Holy Cross ChurchWelcome 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
Parish Priest


Live Online Transmissions of the Holy Cross Liturgies

LIVE WEBCASTS OF THE HOLY CROSS LITURGIES We are delighted to announce that LIVE online transmissions of the liturgies at the Holy Cross have already started through the FACEBOOK application and that transmissions through the YOUTUBE application would follow soon now. This is so that all parishioners can participate, in … Read More

UPDATE – Coronavirus New Government Directives

ANNOUNCEMENT In accord with new Government Directives of 23 March 2020 against the spread of the Coronavirus HOLY CROSS CHURCH WILL BE CLOSED  for worship until 13th April 2020. For urgent need of sacramental and spiritual assistance ring the bell of the gate of the convent or call 22 662132 … Read More

Bible Study News – Preparation for Holy Week

Bible Study News About 25 people are receiving the Bible study notes in preparation for Holy Week and Easter. We are looking at Jesus, the Lamb of God, beginning with Isaiah chapter 53 and aiming at ‘painting a portrait picture’ from Scripture. It is still possible to join us. Simply … Read More

Holy Cross Protective Measures against the New Coronavirus

Protective measures against the new coronavirus   In order to protect the faithful against the new coronavirus and in line with the measures announced by the authorities, the following protective measures are being implemented by our Church in Cyprus with immediate effect and until further notice:   The Sunday Holy … Read More

A gift for you for Lent 2020 – a free eBook!

JOURNEY TO THE CROSS Your gift eBook from the Holy Cross – READINGS & DEVOTIONS FOR LENT Click HERE to receive your eBook – YOUR GIFT TO ACCOMPANY YOU THROUGH LENT! How to Use This Book This book is a devotional guide for the season of Lent. Each day consists … Read More

Android Smartphone Application for Holy Cross

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


ASH WEDNESDAY Even the darkest moments of the liturgy are filled with joy. And Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Lent fast, is a day of happiness, a Christian feast. It cannot be otherwise, as it forms part of the great Easter cycle. (Thomas Merton) LENT – FORTY DAYS In … Read More