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

A HUGE THANK YOU to all who gave to the second collection last weekend for the "Tsunami Relief." We collected $4,600.001 If you would like to make a donation to assist those devastated by the disaster please make your check payable to the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis and marked "Tsunami." Mail to Accounting, The Chancery, 226 Summit Ave., Saint Paul, MN 55102.
HOLY CROSS 2004 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS will be mailed out the week of January 24, 2005.
"FAMILY NIGHT OPEN GYM" at Holy Cross gym every Friday, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Activities include basketball, volleyball, tumbling, and ping-pong. Chess and board games will also be added. All parish families are invited. A donated pool table would be most welcome. Questions? Call 612-669-0033.
TOTINO GRACE will hold an Open House for all prospective students and their parents on Monday, January 10th beginning at 7:00 p.m. For more information call 763-586-6314.

DE LA SALLE is hosting an Open House for all interested junior high students and their families on Tuesday, January 11 starting at 7:00 p.m. For more information call 612-676-7675.
THE PLACEMENT EXAM for incoming freshmen will be given at Totino-Grace on Saturday, January 15 beginning at 8:30 a.m. For information call 763-586-6314.
THE SPIRITUALITY OF FOUR GREAT CATHOLICS - A four-part series sponsored by the Church of St. Helena on Wednesday evenings January 12, 19, 26 and February 2, from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m. in Rowan Hall, 3204 East 43rd Street. The talks about the spirituality of these great Catholics are the following:

  January 12 - John Henry Cardinal Newman by Father James Reidy, PhO.

  January 19 - Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta by Father Joseph Johnson, S.T.I.

  January 26 - Dom Herbert van Zeller, O.S.B. by Father John Ubel, M.A.

  February 2 - St. John of the Cross by Paul Niskanen, PhO.

The tuition is $5 per evening. Complimentary tickets are available by calling 612-729-7321.
FLIP FOR A PANCAKE BREAKFAST every third Sunday of the month. Church of the Immaculate Conception, 4030 Jackson St. N.E., Fellowship Hall, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Pancakes and Sausage or Omelette and Sausage $3.00 per person. Pancakes, Sausage, and Omelette $4.50 per person. All are welcome.


Today, January 9
  Library open after the 10:00 a.m. Mass.
Tuesday, January 11
  Baptism class 7:00 p.m. in the Church.
Wednesday, January 12
  Faith Formation classes 6:30-7:45 p.m. in school.
Thursday, January 13
  AA & Alanon 7:30 p.m. in Kennedy Hall.
Friday, January 14
  Mass and Devotions in Polish 7:00 p.m. in Church.
Saturday, January 15
  Polish School 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
Sunday, January 16
  Library open after 10:00 a.m. Mass.
  Sunday School/Nursery during the 10:00 a.m. Mass.

PLEASE CONTINUE TO SAVE ALUMINUM CANS. The money raised from recycling the aluminum goes toward the "Continuing Our Tradition" Campaign and your help makes a difference! Bags of aluminum cans (pop or beer only) can be put in the containers by the doors of the church or the garages behind the rectory.
ST. CHARLES WINE FEST - The 2004 Wine Fest was a smashing success. Don't miss this years event to travel the world of wines. Make your reservation to attend the 2nd Annual St. Charles Wine Fest in Doran Hall on Saturday, January 29. Festivities will be from 7:30 - 11:30 p.m. Cost is $30 per person. Please make checks payable to the St. Charles Women's Council, and send them to Maureen Seliski at: 3115 Hilldale Avenue N.E., St. Anthony 55418. For information call: 612-788-5264. If purchasing multiple tickets, please be sure to include the names of each person attending. The deadline for reservations is Monday, January 17. Note - a limited number of tickets are available for this event - so make your reservation early.
ECUMENICAL PRAYER SERVICE FOR LIFE at the Cathedral of Saint Paul on Saturday, January 22, 2005 at 10:30 a.m. Sponsored by the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.
MARCH FOR LIFE - On Saturday, January, 22 join thousands of Minnesotans at the State Capitol in St. Paul at 12:00 noon for the MCCL "March for Life." The March commemorates the deaths of more than 46 million unborn babies killed by abortion since the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing abortions on demand for the entire nine months of pregnancy. Your presence will help show elected officials and the public the depth of support of pro-life legislation protecting women and unborn babies. For more information call 612-825-6831.