2019-2020 Parish Theme:
Live by the Spirit, Walk by the Spirit
A Letter from Dr. Vorbach, Superintendent of the Diocese of Arlington


In Dr. Vorbach's letter, he addresses how grades will be recorded for the third trimester and end of school year information.
Link to morning announcements
Below is a link to a video of our morning prayers and announcements for Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Each day, I'll include the day's announcements in a bulleted list in this message so can skip the video if you wish.


Prayer to Jesus for Healing and Guidance - click here to pull up this special prayer.


Today's announcements:
- -Just two more days till Fellowship Friday.

- We realize that these are uncertain times for all of us, which is why we are postponing the FACTS withdrawal of re-registration fees for the 2020-21 school year. The payment date has been moved to May 1st with the hope that it will give our families some relief during this crisis.

-In today's E-blast, you will notice three advertisements. These advertisers bought space in our musical program for Singing in the Rain, Jr . Unfortunately, the show cannot be performed this spring. These generous companies turned down a refund of their ad for inclusion in our school E-blast for one week. Thank you to our generous sponsors!
Help A Neighbor at this Difficult Time
Many of us are asking how we can help our neighbors during this time. Please see the following message from St. Mary's:

We have a need in our St. Mary emergency food pantry. Folks continue to come in for food boxes and many of our staples are at a minimum. We can’t buy in bulk as before to restock. We usually buy products from Aldi but are limited. If you feel comfortable and are able to go to the store, the following is needed:
Peanut butter & jelly
Spaghetti sauce & noodles
Tuna or ham (canned)
Fruit cups
Granola bars
 We have plenty of soup from our Souper Bowl drive! Thank you!
 If you are able to purchase any of the items listed above, please drop them off in the Courtyard Meeting Room (next to the parish office). It will be open M-F 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Thank you for your goodness and stay healthy! Blessings!
Your link to join Mass
On St. Mary's Facebook page, you can watch live streaming religious services. Access the live stream from the link below.

Schedule:
Daily Mass: Every day at 9am
Divine Mercy Chaplet: Every day at 3pm
Rosary: Every Day at 6:30pm
Stations of the Cross: Every Friday at 7pm
Financial Aid Deadline Extended
The deadline for 2020-2021 elementary FACTS Grant & Aid applications has been extended to  Friday, April 17, 2020 . Families are encouraged to submit as soon as they are able in advance of that deadline. In addition, families should know that applications received after the new deadline in April will be considered on an as-available basis determined by any remaining available funds.
 
The Office of Catholic Schools remains committed to doing everything possible to make Catholic education possible for families in need.
2019-2020 HCA Yearbook
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Mission Statement

At Holy Cross Academy, we are guided by the spirit of Saint Francis de Sales as we dedicate ourselves to: 

  • Create an atmosphere of prayer and reliance on our heavenly Father;
  • Spread the message of Jesus in our families and our community by treating all persons with respect and showing reverence for the gift of God in each one;
  • Build up the Spirit-filled faith community within Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception Parish;
  • Serve those in need in our local community and in the Missions through an awareness of our global responsibility to all humanity;
  • Develop the whole child: spiritually, emotionally, academically and physically;
  • Promote academic excellence by challenging all our students to recognize their gifts and fulfill their God-given potential.

It's About the Children
Holy Cross Academy
250 Stafford Lakes Parkway  
Fredericksburg, VA 22406
540-286-1600 
Holy Cross Academy Preschool
1009 Stafford Avenue
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
540-373-7553