Welcome to Church of the Holy Cross


Joseph and the Magi believed that they could receive genuine guidance in their dreams. Because they trusted, the life of the Infant Jesus was preserved.

In a recent book, She Who Dreams, Wanda Burch says, "I am alive because I dream." She relates how she was able to use the healing images of her dreams in the diagnosis, treatment, and healing of her breast cancer. Dreams are gifts. Are you grateful for those you receive?


Dear Parishioners and Friends of Holy Cross,

I want to thank you for a most beautiful Christmas at Holy Cross. On behalf of Father Andrew, Father Ed and the parish staff, we are grateful for your many cards, gifts and kind words of support. I would like to express my gratitude especially to:

All who helped prepare and deliver food baskets.

All who helped deliver flowers to the sick and homebound.

All who decorated the church.

All who served, ushered, provided music or assistance in any way.

All who participated in the Children's Mass.

All who made Midnight Mass so beautiful.

To all of you who worshiped with your family and/or friends at Holy Cross and were so generous to our collection - THANK YOU!

May God Bless You in the New Year,

Father David Ostrowski, Pastor

A SPECIAL THANK YOU to the following who volunteered their time to deliver flowers to the sick and homebound of the Parish: Walt Gliniany, Pete Jakubik, Joyce Jakubik, Rich Kowalik, Henry Krawczynski, Matt Nalepka, Julie Nalepka, Frank Nawara, Fred Polkey, Burnette Pol key and Walt Stetz. It was a task greatly appreciated by your parish and those who received them.

Offertory Collection

December 28,2003........................$4,929.46


Goal -                                                                                    $1,500,000.00
Total paid to date (pledge payments and additional gifts)      $1,079,261.70
Pledge payments still outstanding                                            $ 340,141.30
Gifts still needed (in addition to pledges)                                    $ 80,597.00

We are grateful for the many gifts and pledge payments received during the holidays. We have less than 6% of our goal remaining. Whatever you can do to help will be greatly appreciated!

The yellow envelope in your packet can be used for gifts and/or pledge payments. Thank you!

From...                                Remembering
Kimberly Flatgard                Helen Flatgard, Grandma & Grandpa Gacek,
                                            Grandma & Grandpa Misura, Trish Ritcey
                                            Michelle Hernandez, BJ, and all
                                            deceased family members.

Vivian Hara                         Joseph Hara, Martha and Mae Raming

Robert & Bernadette Jambor

Sam & Liz McKie                Frances Jorgenson


Saturday, January 3
    4:30 p.m. t David Smoter
Sunday, January 4
Feast of the Epiphany of Our Lord

    8:00 a.m. t Theodore Weglarz
  10:00 a.m. t Charles Krawczynski and Dick Gulbranson
  11:30 a.m. t Deceased and Living Members of the Ignatik Family
    6:30 p.m. For the Parishioners
Monday, January 5
    6:45 a.m. t Jacob Partyka
Tuesday, January 6
    6:45 a.m. t Charles Dady
Wednesday, January 7
    6:45 a.m. t Leona Lamusga
Thursday, January 8
    6:45 a.m. t Marian & Edward Bierch
Friday, January 9
    6:45 a.m. t Veronica Schauer
    7:00 p.m. t Father Frank Decowski
Saturday, January 10
    8:00 a.m. t Bernadine and Vernon Berry- Anniv. Bernadine
    4:30 p.m. t Lucille Nalezny
Sunday, January 11
Baptism of the Lord
8:00 a.m. t Helen Danaj
  10:00 a.m. t Stanley Lipa - EHN
  11:30 a.m. to Laske Rozeznania Drogi Zycia Dla Synow
    6:30 p.m. For the Parishioners

Readings for the Week of January 4, 2004

Sunday: Is 60:1-6; Eph 3:2-3a. 5-6; Mt 2:1-12
Monday: 1 Jn 3:22-4:6; Mt 4:12-17,23-25
Tuesday: 1 Jn 4:7-10; Mk 6:34-44
Wednesday: 1 Jn 4: 11-18; Mk 6:45-52
Thursday: 1 Jn 4:19-5:4; Lk 4:14-22a
Friday: 1 Jn 5:5-13; Lk 5:12-16
Saturday: 1 Jn 5:14-21; Jn 3:22-30
Next Sunday: Is 42:1-4,6-7; Acts 10:34-38; Lk 3:15-16, 21-22

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