April 15 – 17, 2016: Holy Cross Catholic Church host the Pilgrimage of the Relics of St. Maximilian Kolbe, OFM Conv. as the parish is incorporates this event into their ongoing celebrations for the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy. Other special events at the parish include a Divine Mercy Sunday (April 3) 3:00 p.m. celebration and attendance at the Atlanta Eucharistic Congress (June 3-4), in addition to the ongoing practice of praying the Prayer of His Holiness Pope Francis every Tuesday, after the 9:15 a.m. Mass, and praying the Chaplet of Divine Mercy, every Friday at 3:00 p.m. in their Adoration Chapel.
Please join the Holy Cross Catholic and the Our Lady of the Angels Province friars serving there (Pastor – Fr. Jude Michael Krill, OFM Conv., Parochial Vicars – Fr. Abelardo Huanca Martinez, OFM Conv. and Fr. Gary Johnson, OFM Conv., as well as Fr. Reto Davatz, OFM Conv. who is in residence at the friary and serves as Chaplain of Blessed Trinity Catholic High School), for these relic veneration opportunities.
- Friday, April 15, 2016: 7:00 p.m. Welcoming Bilingual Prayer Service (English and Spanish)
- Saturday, April 16, 2016: 9:15 a.m. Mass in honor of Saint Maximilian M. Kolbe, OFM Conv.
The Relics will be respectfully displayed in the main sanctuary during all the regular Masses, with the opportunity for the veneration after each Mass: Saturday April 16 – 5:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. (Spanish) and Sunday April 17 – 7:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:15 p.m. (Spanish), 5:30 p.m. (Youth)