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Dear Knights,

I hope everyone is well. We are looking forward to another successful alumni softball tournament. Here are some details to make plans and arrangements. Next alumni meeting (all are invited) is April 30th at 7:00PM in the cafeteria. Make sure to announce to your class and send representative(s). We are continuing with our efforts to enlist sponsors for our event. Details were sent to each captain but please note - Sponsor form DEADLINE is May 1st at 5:00PM. This will allow sufficient time to produce the banner. Please contact Juan Barrera at 703-477-4681 if you have any questions. Tournament rules and brackets will be emailed to all captains. If you have questions then please contact any of these individuals – Arthur Mancinas 210-663-2177, David Fuentes 210-667-5662, and Andy Alanis 210-559-4211. Captains’ meeting will be May 8th at 7:00 pm in HC cafeteria. We are requiring teams registering for the tournament to make a $500 deposit by May 8th so that appropriate planning can go into the brackets. (Class of 2014 are guests for their first year; the classes of 2010 through 2013 are allowed to make a $250 deposit since their donation is $500.)   Parking lot will again be used as a fundraiser to off-set security cost. Slots will be up for sale at the captains’ meeting. Holy Cross Memorial Day Alumni Softball Tournament is May 23rd through May 25th. Knights, please remember the purpose on this event. It is to ensure that our alma mater continues to be a viable institution that nurtures our Catholic faith, that shapes minds to change the world, and that gives us the foundation to live our lives. We hope that you will participate with this in mind.


Paul Martinez, Alumni President

Class of 1984


By Brother Stanley

In your prayers please remember Maria G. Cantu who died on Thursday, April 10, 2014. She is the mother of Bernadino Cantu ‘74, Rodrigo Cantu ‘86 and Rosendo Cantu ‘86.

Monday, April 14, 2014

At Castillo Mission Funeral Home

503 N. Gen. McMullen, 78228

2:00 – 5:00 PM Visitation

At Christ the King Church

2623 Perez St., 78207

6:00 PM Visitation

7:00 PM Rosary

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

At Christ the King Church

10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial

Interment to follow at

Resurrection Cemetery at



The David Vega Memorial Scholarship will assist with the high school educational expenses of two students of Holy Cross of San Antonio. The scholarships will recognize one rising Senior  and one rising Junior for the 2014-2015 school year, who exemplify the qualities of integrity, commitment to others, and community involvement. Each one-time scholarship will be in the amount of $1,000, and will apply to tuition, books, or school-required expenses.

Access Application here

1. SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: Friday, April 25, 2014 by 5:00 p.m. (no exceptions)


-Rising high school Seniors and Juniors for 2015.

-Students with 2.5 or higher cumulative GPA.

- Students planning to pursue full-time college, trade or vocational school.


-Written application, essay, and additional requested documentation.

4. TYPE OR PRINT LEGIBLY: Illegible Applications will be Returned.

5. POINT OF CONTACT: If you have any questions about the application, please contact Juan Barrera at jbarrera757@gmail.com or at 703.477.4681 or  visit The Office and Advancement & Public Relations at Holy Cross of San Antonio.

6. NOTIFICATION OF AWARD DECISIONS: Applicants will be notified of award decision by Friday, May 16, 2014.

David Vega exemplified the essence of what a Holy Cross student aspires to be: Studious, Outgoing, Respectful of Others, and Passionate about giving back. Raised by immigrant parents of Mexican descent on the west side of San Antonio, David attended Holy Cross from 1984 until his untimely death in January, 1986. David was an all-around student, friend, and son. He played football, basketball and ran track and was seen as an all-around athlete. In the classroom, David excelled in math, physics and chemistry. As a friend, David was close to many of his classmates and many called him their brother. After high school, David aspired to be the first in his family to attend college. He had aspirations of becoming an engineer and working for a large company an helping out his family.

David’s legacy reminds us that anyone, regardless of background, can achieve great things with a combination of passion, a plan and a great attitude. We remember David today as we follow the Holy Cross Code.

School events and information for the week.

School Week April 14 – April 19

If you were not able to attend the PTC Meeting on 4/10, please take a moment to review our presentation. Have a blessed day!

Holy Cross of San Antonio’s 6th grade class fundraiser has caught lots of attention. The medal was entered into the first San Antonio Express News Fiesta Medal contest. The invitation followed to appear on the popular KENS-5 morning show and to pin La Reyna de Great Day SA with the HC Medal.

Congratulations to the entire 6th Grade Class for your successful fundraiser which is sold out!

The sixth graders representing Holy Cross were Kailey Gonzales, Aubrey Urias and Rigo Cisneros. Also joining them were the Student Knight Ambassadors Alejandro Barragán, Senior, Cassidy Sanchez, Sophomore, Briana Torres, Sophomore, and Amanda Moore, Freshman.

HC students shown with Bridget Smith on Great Day SA.

The application for tuition assistance for the 2014-2015 academic year is now available.

Please CLICK HERE to download it. Once complete, please submit your application to the Holy Cross Business Office.

Have a blessed day.

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