Today, October 31

· Sunday School during the 10:00 AM Mass in school.

Wednesday, November 3

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

Thursday, November 4

· AA & Alanon 7:30 PM in Kennedy Hall.

Friday, November 5

· Senior Mass (in Church) and social 9:00 AM.

· Confession 6:15, Mass and Devotions in Polish 7:00 PM in Church.

Saturday, November 6

· Devotions at 7:45 AM in Church.

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

· English Rosary Guild Fashion Show in Kolbe Center.

Sunday, November 7

· Exchange Club Pancake Breakfast in Kolbe Center.

· Sunday School during the 10:00 AM Mass.

· Polish Independence Day in gym after 11:30 AM Mass.

· Adventures in Matthew Year 1 - Pioneer Room 6:30 PM

· Adventures in Acts Year 2 - Library 6:30 PM.


FOOD FOR THE NEEDY - Help 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.

THE HOLY CROSS FALL FESTIVAL gross income was $50,429.69.  After expenses of $14,575.12, the net profit is $35,854.57.  Thank you to everyone who helped make our Festival a great success.  We are grateful for everyone’s part in making it possible.  The profit was used to pay one quarter or our assessment to the diocese ($9,428.75), one quarter of our archdiocesan insurance ($7,911.74), subsidy to the school and roof repair on the school building. 

PANCAKE BREAKFAST - The Exchange Club of East Minneapolis will hold its 42nd Annual Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, November 7, 2010 from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM in Kolbe Hall.  The menu includes pancakes, sausages, juice, coffee and milk.  Adults $6.00 and $4.00 for children 12 and under.  Proceeds benefit N.E. Minneapolis Youth and Senior Programs.

SPAGHETTI DINNER - Our Lady of Victory Church, 5155 Emerson Avenue North Saturday, October 30th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM in Father Musch Hall.  Menu includes: Spaghetti and meatballs, tossed salad, dessert and beverage.  Adults $10.00 and $4.00 for children 4-12, children under 4 FREE.  Raffle drawing $1,000 grand prize, five $100 cash prizes.  Donation $1.00 per raffle ticket. 

“HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED WHY WE ARE AFRAID TO TALK ABOUT HEAVEN AND HELL?”  Father Bill Baer will be speaking at St. Boniface Church on this topic.  Open to all men, women and young adults.  You won’t want to miss this!  Thursday, November 11, 2010, 7:00 to 8:30 PM, 629-2nd St. N.E. (Please use the entrance by the parking lot).  Handicap accessible.  No cost, no registration, no tickets required to attend.  Light refreshments will be served.  Sponsored by the Holy Name and Men’s Clubs of Northeast.  A free-will offering will be taken up after the talk with proceeds going toward Holy Name Society Activities.

ANNUAL PASTA DINNER - The Totino-Grace High School Music Department parents will hold their second annual Pasta Dinner on Friday, November 5th and Saturday, November 6th from 4:00 to 6:30 PM at Totino-Grace High School located at 1350 Gardena Avenue in Fridley.  The dinner features entertainment by the Totino-Grace Music Department’s students plus a silent auction, bake sale, craft sale and raffle.  Tickets are $7.00 for adults 12 and over, $5.00 for children 6-11, and FREE for children 5 and under.  Tickets may be purchased at the door.

MASS FOR VETERANS November 13, 2010 at 10:00 AM at the Basilica of St. Mary, 88 N. 17th Street in Minneapolis.  Archbishop John Nienstedt will be the celebrant.  Please join us to remember, to thank, to bless, to honor those who have died, those who have served and those who are still serving.  This event is to honor all military personnel living and deceased.

CHRISTMAS WREATHS - Pope John Paul II School/NERO Boosters will be selling Christmas Wreaths: 24” wreath with bow $15.00 and 24” wreath with bow and cones $16.50.  Buy a wreath and your name will be entered in for a door prize - a $25.00 Cub Gift Card.  To order please call Renee at 612-781-3242, Greg at 612-789-5714 or Bob at 612-991-7212.  You will be able to pick up your wreath at the Christmas Bazaar on December 4th and 5th in Kolbe Hall.  Proceeds support athletics at Pope John Paul II Catholic School.

BIBLE STUDY - Jeff Cavin’s Adventures in Matthew: The King and His Kingdom - Year 1 and Adventures in Acts -  Year 2 will meet on the 1st and 3rd Sunday evenings of the month, beginning November 7th.  Classes will be held in the Pioneer Room and Library at 6:30 PM.