Father Richard Pagano will be at Holy Cross Parish and at St. John's in Hondo beginning on Saturday, March 23 through Wednesday, March 27th. 

Father Pagano, a priest of Italian descent from the Diocese of St. Augustine, Florida was ordained on May 18, 2013. He grew up in Palm Coast, Fl. He earned an MBA in Film Producing and Communications in order to impact culture for Christ and evangelize through new media efforts. He has worked with youth ministry since 2002 and has spoken nationally at parishes and youth conferences. Father Pagano has a passion for empowering the faithful through proclaiming the gospel. He attributes great vocational inspiration to Pope John Paul II who continues to inspire him to serve all of God's people and embody the Truth that "from the Eucharist comes strenght to live the Christian life and zeal to share that life with others". (St. John Paul II)


Monday, March 25, Father Pagano will be at Holy Cross at 7 pm for Mass and presentation. Please arrive early so you will not miss out on his talk. 

Tuesday, March 26, Father Pagano will be at Holy Cross along with several other priest for a Penance & Healing service beginning at 5:30 pm. Once again he will be making his way to St. John's following our service. 

Wednesday, March 27, Father Pagano will be at St. John's-Hondo for a Penance Lenten Service beginning at 7 pm.

A free will collection will take place at both parishes.