Fall Festival Fun!!!

 Make family memories at our Fall Festival! 

Saturday, October 27

11:00 am - 8:00 pm



Sunday, October 28

11:00 am - 5:00 pm


Fall  & Halloween fun, great food, prizes & so much more all weekend!



Do you love to bake?

Have people told you that yourapple pie is the best they ever had?

Why not put all our taste buds to the test?

For a $5.00 entry fee you can place your apple pie in our Fall Festival Apple Pie Contest where it will be judged and eaten by parishioners. The winner will receive a prize and bragging rights! 

To sign up call the parish office or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.








Blessing of Animals

Our annual Blessing of Animals will take place this Sunday, October 7 at 1:00 pm in front of the church. This is one of our parish traditions where we gather to praise God for the gift of creation, especially our loyal and faithful pets.  In case of rain, the Blessing will take place on Sunday, October 14. All pets are welcome ~ dogs, bunnies, cats, goldfish … We look forward to seeing you!




Fall Festival Pierogi Making

We will be making pierogi on Wednesday, October 10  & Thursday, October 11 ~ Starting at 8 am


 If you are able to help on either of these days, please call Charlotte at 636 – 6872.






Protecting God's Children Training

The parish will conduct training sessions entitled Protecting God's Children for all volunteers who have contact with children while participating in parish events or activities.The training will take place on Saturday, October 13 at  9:00 am and Thursday, October 18 at 9:00 am and 6:00 pm. Attendance at ONE of these sessions is required if you haven't yet attended or completed the training on-line. The training sessions take 2 to 3 hours. To register for the training session, please contact Marybeth Kass by phone or text at 313-6118 or by emailing: mairzi14 @ gmail.com.


 The training is for ALL Tag Sale and Fall Festival volunteers, Eucharistic Ministers, choir members, and religious ed teachers. Any parishioner who is troubled by the recent news about clergy abuse and the Church's response to it is also welcome to attend. The training is very informative and provides useful information as well as a place to comfortably and safely discuss this issue. If you have any questions about the training, please call Marybeth Kass at 313-6118.




Bishop Robert Barron’s ~ Catholicism

The Pivotal Players features six people who


responded to the grace of God to make a difference.




St. Francis of Assisi: The Reformer


St. Thomas Aquinas: The Theologian


St. Catherine of Siena: The Mystic


Blessed John Henry Newman: The Convert


G.K. Chesterton: The Evangelist


Michelangelo: The Artist




When: Beginning Wednesday, October 10 & continuing for six weeks




Time: 7:00 pm


Where: Our Lady of the Cross Parish Hall




To register, please call or email the parish office.




Our Lady of the Cross Mohegan Bus Trip

Thursday, November 15


The bus will leave Mater Dolorosa School parking lot at 9:30 am and return from the casino at 6:30 pm.


The cost is $30.00 and will include $20.00 for the wheels and a $15.00 food voucher.


To reserve a seat or for more information call the parish office or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




Fr. Albert with Leonardo Defilippis

Fr. Albert with the actor Leonardo Defilippis, who portrayed St. Maximilian Kolbe during the production of Maximilian on March 9.




The Meaning of TRUE JOY








Always Welcoming New Parishioners!


A parish means a new family. A family where I am always welcome.  A parish means a fresh start, new beginnings.  A parish means forgiveness and new life through the sacraments.  A parish means love. Unconditional love from God forever.


Please consider everything a parish could be to you  -  and what you could be to your parish. To become a parishioner here at OLC, please call the parish office at 532-5661. 


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