Holy Cross R C Church

(718) 469-5900

2530 Church Ave, Brooklyn, NY | Directions   11226

40.650270 -73.953467

 
Churches, Catholic Churches  more

Neighborhoods: Prospect Lefferts Gardens

less
 
 

Reviews for Holy Cross R C Church

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

MEMORIES OF GROWING-UP IN HOLY CROSS PARISH – So much passes through the mind and heart in the remembering of a childhood, snap shots of memories in misty shades of sepia. The sensation of cold winds blowing on bare little girl legs, warm sunshine dulling the worry of a morning spelling bee, the sound of trees in full spring bloom, the weight of a tightly held school bag pressing against a small body; these feelings I still hold deep within my physicality.

I take all of these memories and feelings with me to mark my passage through life. Certainly there is much about past experiences that forms a person but the remembering, that's what places the spirit and warms the heart.

Today I phoned Holy Cross Church for a document, I hadn't visited that beautiful sacred space in many years. The woman who answered was soft spoken and efficient in her manner, a continence I remember well.

A rush of memories surfaced after the call. School days in high ceilinged old class rooms, wooden desks set in long rows, Oh! to be so smart that one earned the honor of first in the row! The room filled with a filtered light from the bank of hug wooden windows; and every space on the walls and doors filled with maps and posters and signs of the season.

If only I had realized then how lovingly those spaces were prepared for us, perhaps I would have appreciated all the effort and the beautiful souls who concerned themselves so with my wellbeing.

My favorite place of all was the magnificent church; even through the self absorption of a child's mind I knew through to my very soul I was in a sacred place, and it held me as gently as a mothers arms. And there at the left of the main altar my most special place of all, Mary's little grotto: the place we all came in celebration of Mary's Month of May, the place I set a bouquet of roses on my wedding day, the place we came to grieve and remember so many people we loved. The holy place that formed my spiritual life and being; the place that formed the woman I would become. For all of these gifts I am forever grateful. To the human beings who's lives were spent in service to The Divine as guardians and mentors of their flock, and to all who where a part of that beautiful community of The Holy Cross, many blessings, you are lovingly remembered by many.

 


Not rated yet
0 Votes
Get Directions
Your Friends

Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Facebook to see what your friends are up to!

Add Blog Post

Add your blog review of Holy Cross R C Church to Citysearch

Do you have a review of Holy Cross R C Church on your blog? If you include the Citysearch image link (shown below) in your post, we'll automatically link to your review from the business profile page. Here's how our Linkback system works:

  • 1. Include our image link in your Holy Cross R C Church review blog post.
  • 2. Citysearch will notice that you're linking to one of our pages. We'll scan your blog.
  • 3. We'll show a link to your blog post from the Holy Cross R C Church page on Citysearch.

The Linkback system is free and automatic. It's really that easy.

Read our FAQ for details.

Image Link

To link to our business profile page, copy the html below to your web page.

Holy Cross R C Church on Citysearch