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St. Mary-Holy Cross Parish

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St. Mary's Church, Elkhart

Holy Cross Church,

Rural Maxwell


Our two churches, located in rural Northern Polk County, bring together members from 13 school districts and 23 communities to pray, serve, minister, socialize, and grow in our Catholic Faith.   Please join us!

Calendar Corrections

There WILL BE Mass on

-Wednesday, June 26, 5:30pm at Holy Cross



-Thursday, June 27 and Friday, June 28, 8:00am at St. Mary

Vacation Bible School has been cancelled for June 18-20

We will have a family event later this summer.

Fr. Parker does not have set office hours when he is at the parish.

 To reach him, please email, call or text:

The bridge over the interstate is now open. 

You can only get on the Interstate heading south.

Both exits off the Interstate are closed. 

Please check DOT website.

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A New Way to Donate to St. Mary-Holy Cross Parish!  Use the QR code or click the image to the right and in the drop down menu choose our parish (St. Mary/Holy Cross Parish - Elkhart) and make your donation. You have choices for your contribution: Tithes, Building Fund and/or Food Pantry or a general donation to the parish. The Catholic Foundation of Southwest Iowa will send all gift acknowledgement letters.

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