Parish Care Office At Holy Cross 

Melanie Feeney-Lewis and Rosemary Vasko coordinate ParishCare ministry of Holy Cross offering welcome, parish and local resource information especially for our elderly or sick parishioners, funeral planning assistance and other supportive services. We are available by telephone Monday - Thursday and in-person visits are available by appointment.
Contact us at 336-497-1767 or holycrossparishcare@gmail.com

 
 

 

  • Spiritual resources for homebound and sick, including information about pastoral visits, anointing, weekly Holy Communion to the sick, visitation, and prayer. 

  • Maintain parish list of hospital, nursing home and homebound parishioners for visitation.

  • Church guidelines for funerals, cremation, burial services, etc. 

  • Annual November Mass of Remembrance to pray for parishioners who died during the past year.

  • Parish Care helps schedule Anointing of the Sick at home, in hospitals and nursing homes and communal services in the church.

    • We invite our parishioners and families to contact us whenever you or a loved one are sick, or will be undergoing a medical procedure, so we can help coordinate our parish pastoral care with you. 

Spiritual Resources
Funerals
  • Information on Church guidelines for funerals, cremation, burial services, etc.

  • Funerals - we coordinate services with families, pastor, funeral home, music ministry, and the reception team.

  • We provide assistance with scripture choices.    

  • See http://www.catholicnewsherald.com/faith/funeral for additional funeral planning information.

  • Bereavement - we strive to be available to offer support such as prayer, consolation, telephone calls and visits in the weeks and months after the funeral.

  • Pre-planning of funeral liturgies for those wanting to have a choice in scriptures, songs, and other arrangements for their own funeral service. Personal pre-plan booklets will assist famiy members when it comes time to make arrangements for their loved one's funeral.

Volunteer Opportunities
  • (EM) Extraordinary ministers to the sick-carry Communion from weekend Mass to homebound.

  • Visitation to Nursing Homes, and/or homebound parishioners.

  • Telephone calls, and cards to the homebound.

  • Meals to the sick in coordination with Columbiette’s Angel Meals outreach.

  • Funeral receptions coordinated with the Columbiettes and volunteers.

  • Bereavement ministry volunteers.

  • Contact us for more information and to share "the joy of serving one another."