Saturday, October 29

· All Saint’s Party 5:30 - 8:00 PM in Kolbe Center.

Tuesday, November 1   - Feast of All Saints

· Holy Day of Obligation.  Masses at 6:45 AM; 12:00 Noon (School Mass); 5:30 PM and 7:00 PM (Polish).

Wednesday, November 2 - Feast of All Souls

· Masses at 6:45 AM and 7:00 PM (Polish).

· Faith Formation classes 6:30-7:30 PM in the school.

· Confirmation classes 6:30-7:30 PM in school.

Friday, November 4

· Senior Citizen Mass at 9:00 AM in Church.

· Confession, Mass, Devotions in Polish 7:00 PM.

Saturday, November 5

· Devotions at 7:45 AM in the Church.

· Polish School 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon.

· English Altar and Rosary Guild Fashion Show in Kolbe.

Sunday, November 6

· Exchange Club Pancake Breakfast in Kolbe Center 8:00 to 12:30 PM.

· P.A.C.I.M. Soup Festival in Kolbe Center 3:00-5:30 PM.

· Bible Study begins 6:30-8:30 PM in Pioneer Room.


“OLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS” is the theme of this year’s Annual Mission Benefit sponsored by the Holy Cross English Altar and Rosary Guild to be held on Saturday, November 5th.  This year along with a Roast Pork and Pierogi Lunch, 125 Years of Fashion will be featured.  Tickets are $20 and available after Mass this weekend Oct. 29 & 30 or by phone at 612-789-7657, 763-572-1713 or 612-789-7238 weekdays. 

HELP OUR KIDS - Help Our Kids WIN “A Power a Bright Future Grant” to help our Science Lab and Playground.  All you need to do is Vote online at - search for Pope John Paul II Catholic School - Minneapolis, MN or text 675383 to 44144 and vote one time every day - October 24 to December 9.  You must be a US Citizen and at least 13 years old.  Thank you for your vote.

CHRISTMAS WREATHS - Pope John Paul II/Nero Boosters are selling Christmas Wreaths.  24” Wreath with bow $16.00 and 24” Wreath with bow and cones $17.50.  Buy a wreath and your name will be entered for a $25.00 Rainbow Gift Card.  Call: Renee 612-781-3242, Greg 612-789-5714 or Bob 612-991-7212 to order your wreath.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST - The East Minneapolis Exchange Club is sponsoring the Annual Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, Nov. 6th from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM at Holy Cross Kolbe Center.  Pancakes (all you can eat), sausage, juice, coffee or milk.  Adults $6.00, Children under 12 $4.00.  Proceeds donated to various charities.

ANNUAL BAKE SALE & RAFFLE - The All Saints Church Rosary Guild is having their Annual Bake Sale and Raffle this weekend after the 5:00 Mass on Saturday, Oct. 29 and on Sunday, Oct. 30, along with a Flea Market with everything 1/2 price on Saturday, Oct. 29, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM and on Sunday, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM.  There will be Polish Pups, Hot Dogs, Sweet Breads and refreshments.

VIGIL OF REPARATION - The World Apostolate of Fatima invites you to a Vigil of Reparation to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Immaculate Heart of Mary on Friday and Saturday, November 4-5, 2011 at Holy Trinity Church, 749-6th Avenue South in So. St. Paul.  The vigil begins at 7:00 PM with Rosary  Please contact Ron at 651-216-4734 for more information

FOOD FOR THE NEEDY - Help us remember those who are hungry and in need of food.  You can bring your 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.

ATTENTION SENIORS - The Senior Mass will be this Friday, November 4th at 9:00 AM in Church.  The social will follow in Kolbe Center.  All are welcome.

POLISH SOUP FESTIVAL - The Polish American Cultural Institute of Minnesota presents their 22nd Annual Polish Soup Festival on Sunday, November 6 from 3:00 to 5:30 PM in Kolbe Hall.  Tickets available on line at or at the door.  $12/$10 PACIM members, $6 for children.

HOLY CROSS HOLY NAME TURKEY BINGO is Sunday, November 13, 2:00 to 5:00 PM in Kolbe Hall.  Join us for an afternoon of Bingo fun and a chance to win your Thanksgiving turkey.  Refreshments will be served.

ARE YOU ADOPTED?  Have you placed a child for adoption?  Are you an adoptive family who have your child already or perhaps are just starting the process?  Whatever your connection to adoption, you are warmly invited to the 7th Annual Archdiocesan Mass in Celebration of Adoption.  The Mass will be held on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 5:15 PM at Our Lady of Grace in Edina (5017 Eden Avenue, Edina).  Parents, birth parents, grandparents, children, other family members and friends are welcome.  The Mass is sponsored by the Archdiocesan Office for Marriage, Family & Life.  For information or to volunteer please call 651-291-4506.