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IMPORTANT UPDATE (13th January): There will be no Masses here until Fr Harry returns in February as Fr John and Fr P J Kelly are no longer able to come to Holy Cross. Mass is live streamed from Blessed Sacrament Curch, Heavitree, on Sundays at 10.45am. Click here to watch live or to 'catch up'.

Please click to see/download this week's Sunday Plus and Mass leaflet, updated each week, and the Act of spiritual communion.

Week of prayer for Christian unity, 18-25 January:
see the Events page.

Pastoral Letter from Bishop Mark, 5th January 2021.

Advice on vaccines from the Bishops: please click to see their statement.

Fr Kieran would like each parishioner to consider all the questions in the audit document in preparation for discussions in the new year.

Caritas: Welcome the Stranger – Celebrating the Feast of St Josephine Bakhita 8 February 2021 5-6.30pm. All are invited to join Bishop Mark O’Toole and Bishop Declan Lang for an evening of prayer and reflection on the issues facing refugees, migrants and those affected by modern slavery. Guest speakers include Nick Hanrahan from the Jesuit Refugee Service and Caroline Virgo from the Clewer initiative. The event will take place via zoom and you can register to attend by following this link or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

CATHOLIC BISHOPS’ CONFERENCE OF ENGLAND AND WALES Statement on Safeguarding. The Elliot Report is on the Bishops' Conference website.

Safeguarding information can be found here.

Mass and other services online (just click to access)
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Click to watch Masses at Blessed Sacrament, Heavitree, now posted on Facebook.

'A precious space of God’s grace' is an important diocesan document that looks to 2025.

Message from the Archbishops: A People who Hope in Christ

The Vatican has released a book entitled Strong in the Face of Tribulation. The 192 page book contains prayers and many of Pope Francis' homilies during these days of pandemic. Click this link to get your copy.

Father Harry says "I keep you all in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time."

Please see the newsletter for other important information.


Holy Cross Catholic Church
17 Station Road
Exeter EX3 0EE

Sunday Mass: 11am

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Holy Cross Topsham

Topsham train station is opposite Topsham catholic church. The 57 bus (Exmouth-Exeter) stops outside the church. There is parking at Tappers Close car park opposite, the Holman Way car park, and some on-street parking.