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

Call 612-789-7238 weekdays or
leave a message at 763-572-1713.

LET US REMEMBER those who are hungry and in need of food. You can bring food donations when you come to Church or to the Rectory during the week. The food will be used for Thanksgiving Baskets. Please make sure to check the expiration date on the food and do not bring open boxes or bags. Cash donations will also be accepted and used for turkeys, bread, etc.
LAST CHANCE for Christmas Wreaths. The Holy Cross Educational Task Force is taking orders for Christmas Wreaths. These beautiful handcrafted Minnesota Balsam Fir wreaths are 25" and are trimmed with a bow and pine cones. Choose between the Classic Wreath for $12.50 or the Victorian Wreath for $15.00. Please call Cindee at 612-789-5686 (evenings) to order your wreath. Each wreath will come in a decorative plastic bag, great for gift giving. Deadline for orders is Sunday, October 30. Delivery will be in Kolbe Hall on Dec. 4 after the 8:00 & 10:00 Masses.
HOLY CROSS ROSARY GUILD STYLE SHOW & MISSION BENEFIT is Saturday, November 12 in Kolbe Center. Dress Barn Fashions & Roast Beef Lunch. Tickets are $15.00 and will be available at the doors of church Oct. 29/30 and Nov. 5/6 and by calling the Rectory (weekdays) 612-789-7238 or Judy at 612-781-7914.
13 YEAR OLD HOLY CROSS PARISHIONER WERONIKA (Veronica) JANCZUK published her first book in April 2005, and she will be at Coffee & Donuts on November 13th to sell that very first novel, Allie's Journey. The book was written for the young adult audience and tells the story of a girl who must travel across the country to find where she truly belongs. Copies will sell for $10 each and will be autographed. For more information, please email Weronika at veronicajanczuk@yahoo.com, or visit her after Mass. Thank you.
POLISH SOUP FESTIVAL - The Polish American Cultural Institute of Minnesota (PACIM), is sponsoring its 16th Annual Polish Soup Festival on Friday, October 28, 2005 from 6-8 PM at the International Institute, 1694 Como Ave., St. Paul. For a $10 entry fee, participants may enjoy all 12 soups, along with bread, dessert and beverage.
RELEVANT RADIO - Catholic radio in the Twin Cities, 1330 AM. Internet: www.relevantradio.com


Today, October 23
Library open after the 10:00 a.m. Mass.
Polish Rosary Society ROAST BEEF DINNER 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Kolbe Hall.
Wednesday, October 26
Library open from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Faith Formation & Confirmation class 6:30-7:45 p.m. in the school building.
Thursday, October 27
AA & Alanon 7:30 p.m. in Kennedy Hall.
Friday, October 28
Family Open Gym 6:30-8:30 p.m. Use alley entrance.
Mass and Devotions in Polish 7:00 p.m. in Church.
Saturday, October 29
Polish School 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
All Saints Party in Kolbe Center 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Sunday, October 30
Sunday School/Nursery during the 10:00 a.m. Mass
Library open after the 10:00 a.m. Mass.

TOTINO-GRACE HIGH SCHOOL will be holding an Open House for eighth graders (and any other prospective students) and their parents on Monday, October 24 beginning at 7:00 p.m. with a presentation, tour, and meeting of staff and faculty. Questions please call T.J. Paal at 763-586-6314.
CATHOLIC ELDERCARE is looking for your help! We have a strong call for various volunteer positions for people interested in working with your neighborhood elderly. Specific areas of need are one-on-one visits, gift shop sales, activity assistants and in-facility escorts. If you have time to share, be it once a week, once a month, we can use the help. Our skilled nursing care center and MainStreet Lodge assisted living is located at 817 Main St. N.E.; and RiverViliage East assisted living is located at 2919 Randolph St. N.E. Please call Trish at 612-362- 2417 for more information.


Influenza vaccines will be offered by the N.E. Senior Citizen Resource Center's Community Health Program. Check with the flu shot coordinator at 612-781-5096 about how to sign up for your immunization. Influenza vaccinations will be available at these times and locations:

Eastside Neighborhood Services - 1700-2nd St. N.E.
Monday, October 24 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The Seniors Place - 1800 Central Avenue N.E.
Friday, October 28 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Logan Park Community Center - 13th & Monroe N.E.
Tuesday, November 8 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Cost: Bring your insurance card
for a no cost shot, or $19.00.