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[[Image:HCM_OCA_site.jpg|right|thumb|Holy Cross Monastery from the east.]]'''Holy Cross Orthodox Monastery''' is a [[monasticism|monastic]] institution of the [[OCA|Orthodox Church in America]], located in Castro Valley, California.
The [[clergy]] of the [[monastery]] previously served under the [[omophorion]] of Archbishop [[Kyrill (Yonchev) of Pittsburgh|Kyrill]], who shepherded the OCA's
[http://www.oca.org/CAdioceseWP.asp?SID=8 Diocese of Pittsburgh], Pennsylvania, and the [http://www.oca.org/CAdioceseBU.asp?SID=8 Diocese of Toledo,] Ohio. Since the repose of Archbishop Kyrill during the summer of 2007, they now serve under the omophorion of Metropolitan [[Jonah (Paffhausen) of Washington|Jonah]], who serves as [[locum tenens]] of their [[diocese]] until a new [[hierarch]] is elected and installed.
== About the monastery ==