Father Michael G. Cedro was appointed the Administrator of the Church of the Holy Cross and Our Lady of the Scapular on July 1st, 2012.  Father has been made the canonical pastor effective August 1st, 2015.  Father Michael, a priest of the Archdiocese of New York, is the second Pastor in our Parish’s history.  He studied for the Holy Priesthood at the Seminary of Saint Joseph in Yonkers where he earned a Master degree in Divinity and an additional Master degree of Sacred Theology with an emphasis in Dogma.  Father Michael was ordained by His Eminence, Edward Cardinal Egan on May 15th, 2004.  Following ordination, he was assigned as the Parochial Vicar of Saint Columba Church in Hopewell Junction, New York.  He then became the Parochial Vicar of Saint Augustine’s Church in New City, New York from 2008-2010.  Following Saint Augustine’s he was the Parochial Vicar of Saint Joseph’s in Somers, New York in July of 2010 until his assignment here.  Father Michael’s parents, Michael and Carolyn live on Staten Island.  His sister, Jennifer and her husband along with their two boys, Salvatore and Nicholas live there as well.



We are very pleased to welcome Mrs. Nancy Mazany as our new Coordinator of Religious Education Program.  She will be assisted by Mrs. Claire Olah and Mrs. Erica Stafford.  Together they form our new religious education team.  We will be updating this page in the coming weeks to give everyone more information on these three wonderful women of faith who will be serving the young people of our parish family and community.