New Photo Directory is in the Works…

Holy Cross & Our Lady of the Scapular Parish has joined together with LifeTouch Family Photography to publish a new Parish Family Directory.  The pictures will be taken during the week of November 11th through the 15th.  This is a great way to become a part of our Parish history and an opportunity to have those family portraits that we are always planning to take.  There is no commitment or required purchase to participate.  Please use the following link to schedule your family’s picture day…Just by scheduling your time online, you will receive a $10 off a purchase coupon.  You can also receive an additional $5 off by bringing an item for our food pantry.  We are also asking our college students to send us selfies and anyone serving in the military to send us their government issued picture in order that they may be included in the publication.


Parish Mission

Let’s Meet at the Mission!!!   TONY BELLIZZI Three Days of Inspiration! Mon-Wed * May 19th-21, 2014 Morning Mass 9am---Evening Service 7:30pm HOLY CROSS CHURCH 626 County Route 22, Middletown 845-355-4439 BRING YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS! … [Continue reading...]

Holy Week Schedule of Services

Thursday, April 17th – Holy Thursday 7:30pm Mass of the Lord’s Supper at Holy Cross Friday, April 18th – Good Friday 3:00pm Commemoration of the Passion at Holy Cross 7:00pm Solemn stations of the cross Saturday, April 19th – Holy Saturday 12:00pm Blessing of Easter Food & Baskets … [Continue reading...]

Women and Men’s Spiritual Breakfast

  Women and Men's Spiritual Breakfast The Ladies Confraternity and the Men's Group will be having a pot luck breakfast on Sat. April 12th at 8:30am. Please join us! We will begin with Mass in the church and then go over to the Parish Center. Our speakers will be Dottie and Ken … [Continue reading...]

Lenten Taize Prayer Service

Holy Cross Church Music Ministry    Lenten Taize Service Come join us Thursday April 10th 7pm In the church A service of PRAYER, SONG and CONTEMPLATION. Unplug. Slow down. Listen for God. A time to rest, reflect, restore, renew. “May the God of hope fill you with all … [Continue reading...]

In Memorium

Sadly, we announce the passing away of Mr. Bob Porpora.  Bob entered into eternal life on Thursday, March 13th.   Mr. Porpora, as he he was called here at Holy Cross, Daddy Bob, Mr. Bob or Father Bob's father Bob, passed away surrounded by his family and loved ones.  He will be remembered for … [Continue reading...]

And so begins our Solemn Fast…

Our schedule for the distribution of Ashes on Wednesday, March 5th is as follows: 6:45am     Word Service at Holy Cross 9:00am     Mass at Holy Cross 4:30pm     Word Service at Holy Cross 6:00pm     Word Service at Our Lady of the Scapular 7:30pm      Mass at Holy … [Continue reading...]

Blessing of Throats in Honor of Saint Blaise

In memory of Saint Blaise, whose feast day is February 3rd, the Blessing of Throats will take palce at all of the Sunday Masses on the weekend of February 8th & 9th.  We pray the Through the Intercession of Saint Blaise, bishop and martyr, that God may deliver us from every disease of the … [Continue reading...]

Blessing of Candles

Next Sunday, February 2nd is the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord.  The Blessing fo Candles will take place during each of the weekend Masses.  All are invited to bring candles with them to Mass and have them blessed for personal and family use. … [Continue reading...]

In Memorium

Sadly, we announce the passing away of Tristan Rapp.  Tristan entered into eternal life on Sunday,January 19th.  Their will be an opportunity to visit and pay your respects to his parents, Ken & Melissa and their family on Thursday, January 23rd from 6-8p at the Gray-Parker Funeral Home … [Continue reading...]