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Holy Cross Parish Staff

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Rev. Msgr. Joseph Hernandez, Pastor

Info to be added
FatherJoseph@holycross-moorpark.org

Fr. Steve Thoma, visiting Priest

Fr. Steve is the Professor of Homiletics at St. John’s Seminary. He serves as a visiting priest at Holy Cross on weekends and Holy Days. He was ordained in 1991 upon graduation from Aquinas Institute of Theology in his home town of St. Louis, MO.
sthoma@stjohnsem.edu

† Rev. Monsignor Joseph Cosgrove

Pastor Emeritus & Founding Pastor of Holy Cross Golden Jubilee - 50 years of service to the people of God. On June 19, 2010, Msgr. Joseph Cosgrove celebrated the 5:00 pm Mass at Holy Cross and also celebrated the 50th Anniversary (to the day) of his ordination as a Catholic Priest. (click here for photos of the Mass and reception).

Msgr. Cosgrove was born in Galway, Ireland. He attended Saint Jarlath’s College and on June 19, 1960 he was ordained to the priesthood at All Hallows Seminary. In August 1960 he was assigned to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, where he spent his entire career as a priest. He served at several other parishes before moving to Moorpark in 1981. For more history on the growth of our parish click here.

Msgr. Cosgrove retired in 2005 and moved to Nevada.

On May 22, 2016 at the age of 80, Msgr. Cosgrove passed away in Las Vegas.

Deacon Trino Andrade

Deacon Andrade was ordained a Permanent Deacon in 1999. He and his late wife Maria have two children and three grandchildren and members of Holy Cross Parish since 2004.
Deacon.trino@yahoo.com

Deacon Kevin Mauch

Deacon Mauch was ordained a Permanent Deacon in June 2007. He and his wife Anita have been married since 1970 and have been members of Holy Cross Parish since 1987. They have two children and five granddaughters.
dk@holycross-moorpark.org

Deacon Eduardo Castillo

Deacon Castillo was ordained a Permanent Deacon in July 2011 by Archbishop Jose Gomez. He moved to the United States in 1986 from Zacatecas, Mexico. He met his wife, Lourdes, at Holy Cross when he wanted to join the Spanish choir, which she directed. Lourdes has lived in Moorpark all her life and has been a member of our parish since 1970. They have three children.
dneduardocastillo@holycross-moorpark.org

Deacon Pat Coulter

Deacon Coulter was ordained a Permanent Deacon in July 2011 by Archbishop Jose Gomez. Pat and his wife Jerie moved to Moorpark and Holy Cross Parish in 2000 from Savannah, GA. They have been married over 50 years. Pat is a retired Marine Corps officer and also a recently retired Aerospace/Defense executive and Jerie, formerly with AT&T and Bank of America, is a homemaker and a very attentive “Nana” to six grandchildren. They have three adult children.
dnpatcoulter@holycross-moorpark.org

Mrs. Jenny Stevens - Parish Business Manager

Mrs. Stevens has been our Parish Business Manager since 2005. She and her husband John have been members of Holy Cross Parish since 1992. They have two children.
jstevens@holycross-moorpark.org

Ms. Alison Hemmens - Parish Secretary

Ms. Hemmens has been our Parish Secretary since 2017.
ahemmens@holycross-moorpark.org

† Deacon Jerry Heyer 1937 - 2010

Decon Jerry was ordained a Permanent Deacon in 2002 by Cardinal Roger Mahoney and served Moorpark Holy Cross church parish until he went home to the Lord in 2010.