Holy Cross Catholic Parish

Located near the campus of the University of Victoria, Holy Cross Catholic Parish is part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Victoria and serves the needs of some 350 parish families in the area as well as the needs of the student population of the both UVic and Camosun College.

Holy Cross is always welcoming to new members and visitors. Please come visit us for Mass and on Sunday mornings stay for social time afterwards. All are welcome.

Vision Statement

Holy Cross Parish strives to be a welcoming, dynamic, vibrant, inclusive Catholic community that gathers in unity and reaches out to attend to the needs of others.

Mission Statement

Rooted in the community of Gordon Head and the University, in communion with the Roman Catholic Church, Holy Cross Parish serves the people of God by sharing, teaching and living the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Core Beliefs/Values Statement(s)

The people of Holy Cross Parish believe it is important:

  • to welcome all who come through its’ doors.
  • to socially engage the people of the parish
  • to serve the parish and broader community


Holy Thursday, April 18, 2019: 7pm at St. Patrick’s Parish

Good Friday, April 19, 2019: 2pm at St. Patrick’s Parish, 4pm at Holy Cross Parish

Easter Vigil, April 20, 2019: 8:30pm* at Holy Cross Parish 

Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019: 7:00am,  9:00am* at Holy Cross Parish, 11:00am* at St. Patrick’s Parish 

*incense will be used.


2019 Easter Letter

Attached please see Fr. William Hann's Easter letter. You can find Bishop Gary Gordon's Easter message at https://www.rcdvictoria.org/videos

Why Liturgy Matters

Follow the link to read the first of a four part hand out regarding the importance of liturgy and the different aspects liturgy in our faith.

» Why Liturgy Matters Part 1

» The Liturgy of the Eucharist Part 2

» Why Liturgy Matters Part 3

» Why Liturgy Matters Part 4

Monthly Green Tips

Please click the link to read our monthly "green tip" suggestions for living a greener, healthier, environmentally conscious life!

» Green Tips