1621 University Avenue N.E., Minneapolis, MN 55413

A SPECIAL THANK YOU to the following teachers involved in our Wednesday evening Religion Classes: Sister Digna Sister Philothea, Sue Kalpiers, Liz McKie, Sam McKie, Sue Price, Deborah Saltis, Liz Yellovich and to Sister Benita who instructs the Confirmation class.
HOLY CROSS POLISH ROSARY SOCIETY will sponsor a Beef Dinner on Sunday, October 19, 2003 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Kolbe Hall. Adults $9.00 and children $4.00. For ticket information call Maria 612-789-8763 Felicia 612-781-4153, Leona 763-574-1825 or Renata 952-544-1860.
HAPPENINGS BOOKS - The Educational Task Force is selling Happenings Books. Cost is $25.00 per book. Many coupons for 1/2 price on dry cleaning and car washes, along with fine dining. Call Dennis 612-788-4209.

Saturday, November 1, 2003
                                             Where: Holy Cross Kolbe Center
Mass at 4:30 p.m. After Mass in Kolbe Hall games, crafts & lunch. Families please register at the doors of Church. Come dressed as your favorite Biblical character, saint, pope, bishop, shepherd/sheep or even the donkey Jesus rode on. No monster characters or weapons, please. Questions? Contact Deb Jurek 763-571-0655 or Chris Ignatik 763-572-1361. Please bring one bag of candy and $5.00 to the party.
F.R.O.G.G.'s MISSION PROJECT - The F.R.O.G.G.'s (Forever Rely On God's Grace), the Holy Cross youth group, plans a mission trip to the Dominican Republic in March. As part of their bonding with the less fortunate in the Dominican Republic, the youth group will be collecting school supplies (regular notebooks, pencils, pens, decorated notebooks, Lisa Frank items), fun little trinkets, Tylenol, and vitamins (C, D and A capsules). Donations can be brought to church on the weekends of Oct. 12, 19 & 26 and placed in the boxes by the University Avenue entrance of Church. The donations will then be sent to orphanages and elder care homes in the Dominican Republic. Thank you!
ST. CYRIL'S CHURCH RUMMAGE SALE - 2nd St. and 13th Ave. N.E. Wednesday, Oct. 15 - 4-7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 16 - 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday, Oct. 17 - 9:00 a.m. to noon. Friday is $1.00 Bag Day. Sponsored by the St. Cyril's Ladies Guild.
CASINO BUS TRIP to Turtle Lake Casino sponsored by the Degree of Honor Polish White Eagle #15 on Wednesday, October 29. Call Dorothy at 763-572-8251 for information or reservations.


Saturday, October 11
  Mothers Club Bake Sale after 4:30 p.m. Mass.
Today, October 12
Coffee & Donuts after all morning Masses.
  Mothers Club Bake after 8:00 & 10:00 a.m. Masses.
  Library open after the 10:00 a.m. Mass.
  St. Francis Guild Social 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in Kolbe.
Monday, October 13
  Living Rosary at 7:00 p.m. in Church. English Rosary Meeting following in Kolbe. Refreshments Rose 104.
Tuesday, October 14
  English Holy Name Meeting 7:30 p.m. Pioneer Room.
Wednesday, October 15
  Library open at 6:00 p.m.
  CCD, Confirmation Classes 6:30-7:45 p.m. in school.
  Adult Choir 7:00 p.m. in Church.
Thursday, October 16
  Archdiocesan Holy Name Board Mtg. 7:00 p.m.
  AA & Alanon 7:30 p.m. in Kennedy Hall.
Friday, October 17
  Mass and Devotions in Polish 7:00 p.m. in Church.
Saturday, October 18
  Polish School 9:30 am. to 12:00 noon
Sunday, October 19
  Polish Rosary Society BEEF DINNER in Ko1be.

CHRISTMAS WREATHS FOR SALE - The Holy Cross Educational Task Force will be taking orders for Christmas Wreaths. These Minnesota Balsam Fir wreaths are 25 inches and each is decorated with white tipped pine cones, festively accented with jingle bells and trimmed with a gold backed red velvet bow. Each wreath will come in a decorative plastic bag, great for gift giving. The cost of each wreath is $12.50. Please call Cindee at 612-789- 5686 (evenings) to order your wreath, or you can drop your order with payment in the collection basket. Orders due by October 26. Delivery will be after 8:00 and 10:00 AM Masses on Sunday, November 16, 2003.

The eighth grade students from your Catholic parish school, with the assistance of parent, Vicki Brousseau, collected personal hygiene products for Sharing and Caring Hands, delivered them, and then served diner to those in need. How proud we are of these students!

We have reached our half mark for the Marathon. Please consider helping reach our goal of $13,000. Mail your donation to Marathon, Pope John Paul II Catholic School, 1630-4th St. N.E., Minneapolis, MN. 554113

On October 16, our name sake will celebrate His 25th anniversary as Pope. Please keep Pope John Paul II in your prayers.