Children join in prayer every day, attend mass monthly and celebrate prayer services throughout the year. The school participates in many outreach projects with each class adopting a charity project. Holy Cross School also provides a Family Life program and a safety program called “Circle of Grace”.

Textbook series: Blest Are We: Faith and Word Edition, RCL Benziger


Unit 1: God’s Love Creates the Universe; Unit 2: God’s Love Makes Me Who I Am; Unit 3: God’s Love Gives me People to Love; Unit 4: God’s Love Gives Me Jesus; Unit 5: God’s Love Teaches Me to Love

Grade 1

Unit 1: Our Church Community; Unit 2: Our Loving God; Unit 3: God’s Son, Jesus; Unit 4: The Holy Spirit; Unit 5: Jesus’ Church of Followers

Grade 2

Unit 1: We Gather as Believers; Unit 2: We Ask God’s Forgiveness; Unit 3: We Celebrate the Word of God; Unit 4: We Celebrate the Gift of Eucharist; Unit 5: We Go in Peace

Grade 3

Unit 1: The Church is One; Unit 2: The Church is Holy; Unit 3: The Church is Catholic; Unit 4: The Church is Apostolic; Unit 5: The Church Has a Mission to the World

Grade 4

Unit 1: The Goodness of God; Unit 2: Jesus is the Son of God; Unit 3: The Holy Spirit; Unit 4: The Church; Unit 5: Social Justice

Grade 5

Unit 1: The Sacraments: God’s Gift of Life; Unit 2: Baptism and Confirmation; Unit 3: The Eucharist; Unit 4: Reconciliation and Anointing of the Sick; Unit 5: Holy Orders and Matrimony

Grade 6

Unit 1: We Answer God’s Call; Unit 2: God Saves and Delivers Us; Unit 3: God Invites Us Into the Kingdom; Unit 4: God Reminds Us to Do His Will; Unit 5: God Promises Us Everlasting Life

Grade 7

Unit 1: The Mystery of the Incarnation; Unit 2: The Meaning of the Kingdom; Unit 3: The Christian Life; Unit 4: The Paschal Mystery; Unit 5: The Good News

Grade 8

Unit 1: We Are Called; Unit 2: The Growth of Christendom; Unit 3: An Age of Faith and Beauty; Unit 4: Reason, Rebellion and Reform; Unit 5: Returning to the Roots of Christianity