Holy Cross, the Bronx, Plans Farewell Celebration

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BRONX, N.Y. — Friars and friends of Holy Cross parish here are invited to a farewell celebration on June 29.

The celebration marks the transition of church leadership from the Province to the Archdiocese of New York.

Pastor Todd Carpenter, OFM, said, “Although the friars will not be leaving until sometime in July, parishioners have planned a farewell celebration to thank and honor all the friars who have served here.”

The celebration will be June 29, 3 p.m., in the Holy Cross School gymnasium. A short program will be followed by dinner and music, Todd said.  All friars are invited.

Todd said that there will not be a specific final closing liturgy. Friars interested in attending the dinner are asked to RSVP to Todd by e-mail or by calling the parish office at 718-893-5550.