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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

Rev. Msgr. Richard Loomis, visiting Priest

Msgr. Richard A. Loomis is a priest of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and was ordained by Cardinal Timothy Manning in 1976. He is a graduate of Saint John's Seminary and holds Master of Art and Master of Divinity degrees from the Seminary's School of Theology. Previously, he was pastor of Saint Anthony, Oxnard and Saints Felicitas and Perpetua, San Marino. He also served in education ministry at Bishop Montgomery High School (Torrance), Mary Star of the Sea High School (San Pedro) and Daniel Murphy High School (Los Angeles).
Msgr. Loomis recently retired and is currently visiting Priest at Holy Cross.

Msgrrloomis@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 wife Maria have been married since 1967 and have been members of Holy Cross Parish since 2004. They have two children and three grandchildren.
dcntandrade@holycross-moorpark.org

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 four 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

Deacon Derrel Craig

Deacon Craig was ordained a Permanent Deacon in July 2011 by Archbishop Jose Gomez. Derrel and and his wife Marie have been members of Holy Cross Parish since 1996 having moved to Moorpark from Texas that year. After thirty years of government service, which included ten years in the military and twenty years with the FBI, Derrel is now employed as a fraud investigator. Marie is self-employed. They have three adult children and soon to be three grandchildren.
dnderrelcraig@holycross-moorpark.org

Deacon Michael Kromm

Deacon Kromm was ordained a Permanent Deacon in July 2011 by Archbishop Jose Gomez. Michael and his wife Sandy have been members of Holy Cross Parish since 1984. Michael is a retired Marine Corps officer and currently the chief operating officer and chief compliance officer of an institutional investment management company in Beverly Hills, CA, and Sandy is a homemaker. They have two adult sons.
dnmikekromm@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.
stevens@holycross-moorpark.org

Mrs. Mary Lupe Ellis - Parish Secretary

Mrs. Ellis has been our Parish Secretary since Dec. 2008. She and her husband Mike have been members of Holy Cross Parish since 1977. They have three children and one granddaughter.
mlellis@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.
Jerry's wife, Beverly, is currently heading a women's Bible study group at Holy Cross.