Welcome to Church of the Holy Cross

                                     WORLD MISSION SUNDAY

Today, with Catholics of the world, we are called to this Eucharistic celebration to offer our prayers and our generous financial support, through the Propagation of Faith, to continue the mission of our Lord. Your gift on World Mission Sunday supports...

Mission priests who bring the love of Jesus to the poor living in remote villages and city barrios.
Religious Sisters and Brothers who offer the Lord's healing compassion to refugees, the sick and orphans.
Catechists who proclaim the Gospel to the poorest of our human family the message of hope and peace that only Christ can give.

Today, World Mission Sunday, we ask your prayers for the work of the Church in the Missions - and encourage your generous financial help as well. May God bless you.
Goal - $1,500,000.00
Pledges & Gifts - - $1,289,646.00
Needed to reach Goal- $ 210,354.00

Pledges & Gifts - $1,289,646.00
Paid to date - - $ 695.320.70
Outstanding - $ 594,325.30

Thank you to all who are giving new gifts, second-year gifts, and making regular pledge payments. For your convenience, the yellow envelope in the envelope packet mailed to your home can be used for gifts and/or pledge payments.

 Offertory Collection
October 13, 2002.............................$5,900.05

CONGRATULATIONS TO JOHN AND GLADYS MOTYL who celebrate their 45th Wedding Anniversary on October 19th. May God continue to bless them always.
THE FAMILY OF CHESTER CEREPAK would like to thank Father David, Sister Benita, altar servers, organist, soloist, Funeral Luncheon Committee and everyone for their concern during our recent loss. May God bless you all.
THANK YOU to the family and friends of Chester Cerepak for their generous donation of $1,100.00 to the Holy Cross Continuing Our Tradition Campaign.
THE HOLY CROSS MOTHER'S CLUB wishes to thank everyone who donated so generously to their Bake Sale. Raffle winners were:
                         Dancing Moose & Christmas Tree - Stan Lipa
                         Money Hat - Ann Goeppner
                         Radio - Gladys Lipa
LET US REMEMBER those who are hungry and in need of food. You can bring food donations when you come to Church.
                            FUN'D RAISER -

Our Confirmation Candidates are sponsoring an Aluminum Recycling Drive to help purchase new tables and chairs for Kolbe Center. The cost for the tables and chairs totals approximately $17,000. To date we have $11,009.51. The cost of one table and ten chairs is $600.00. Bags of aluminum cans (pop or beer) can be put in the containers by the doors of the church or by the garages behind the rectory. Questions? Call Sister Benita evenings at 612-789-9168.
THE POLISH ROSARY SOCIETY is sponsoring a Beef Dinner TODAY from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the school auditorium. Tickets are $8.50 adults & $4.00 children.

ST. FRANCIS GUILD SOCIAL TODAY, October 20, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. in Kolbe Center. Join them for an afternoon of bingo, prizes, raffles, refreshments, fun and friendship. The St. Francis Guild works for the benefit of the Sisters of St. Francis, Sylvania, Ohio.


Saturday, October 19
4:30 p.m. t Mark Long
Sunday, October 20
Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time
8:00 a.m. t Theresa Jaworski
  10:00 a.m. t Stella & John Malecki
  11:30 a.m. Living & Deceased Members of St. Francis Guild
    6:30 p.m. For the Parishioners
Monday, October 21
6:45 a.m. t John Z. Malec
Tuesday, October 22
6:45 a.m. t Wanda Tobias
Wednesday, October 23
6:45 a.m. Health of Chester Polak
Thursday, October 24
6:45 a.m. t Gerald Szymanski
Friday, October 25
6:45 a.m. t Joseph & Mary Ann Jedlenski
    5:00 p.m. Jason E. Stubbs & JoAnn F. Murzyn - Wedding
Saturday, October 26
8:00 a.m. t Sister M. Albertine SSND
    4:30 p.m. t John, Bernie & Ray Marciniak - Anniv. John
Sunday, October 27
Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time
8:00 a.m. t Patrick Rodgers
  10:00 a.m. t Daniels & Mroszczak Families
  11:30 a.m. t Casimir Remiarz
    6:30 p.m. For the Parishioners

Readings for the Week of October 20, 2002

Sunday: Is 45:1, 4-6; 1 Thes 1:1-5b; Mt 22:15-21
Monday: Eph 2:1-10; Lk 12:13-21
Tuesday: Eph 2: 12-22; Lk 12:35-38
Wednesday: Eph 3:2-12; Lk 12:39-48
Thursday: Eph 3:14-21; Lk 12:49-53
Friday: Eph 4: 1-6; Lk 12:54-59
Saturday: Eph 4:7-16; Lk 13:1-9
Next Sunday: Ex 22:20-26; 1 Thes 1 :5c-10; Mt 22:34-40

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