Welcome to Church of the Holy Cross


For this is the will of my Father,
that everyone who sees the Son
and believes in him may have eternal life,
and I shall rise him on the last day.

                                          John 6, 37-40

THE FAMILY OF LUCILLE NALEZNY wishes to thank Father David, Father Andrew, Sister Benita, the Luncheon Committee and all those who showed support and kindness during this time. Again, thank you and God bless you.

Goal - $1,500,000.00
Pledges & Gifts - - $1,405.313.00
Needed to reach Goal - $ 94,687.00

Pledges & Gifts- $1,405,313.00
Paid to date - - $ 999.349.70
Outstanding - $ 405,963.30

Thank you for all gifts and pledge payments. During the past two weeks we have received $2,127.50 in new gifts and $5,185.00 in pledge payments. We are getting closer to our goal. Please remember that everyone's help is needed!

Offertory Collection
October 26,2003...........................$6.040.98

PLEASE KEEP SAVING ALUMINUM CANS. The money raised from recycling the aluminum will go towards the "Continuing Our Tradition" Campaign. Bags of aluminum cans can be put in the containers by the doors of the church or by the garages behind the rectory. The recycling totals for this year include:

Jan. 13,2003
March 25. 2003
June 3, 2003
August 19, 2003
October 28, 2003




$ 552.28
$ 579.72
$ 623.08
$ 657.15

FALL FESTIVAL UPDATE - All bills from the Festival have now been paid. Thanks to the generosity of our parishioners and friends, we had a successful event:

Gross income:

- $13.975.26
                             PERPETUAL EUCHARISTIC
                                 ADORATION NEWS

November 2nd - All Souls Day! Visit the Adoration Chapel on a regular basis to remember your departed loved ones. Enjoy the sweet peace that comes from being with the ONE who loves you the most, Jesus in the Most Blessed Sacrament. The Adoration Chapel is located in the convent of Holy Cross. Open hours: Friday 8:00 a.m., Friday 10:00 a.m. and Saturday 12:00 noon. For more information call 763- 788-4729 or 612-781-4806. Thank you.
COFFEE AND DONUTS after the 8:00 and 10:00 a.m. Masses next Sunday, November 9th. All are welcome to come and visit with fellow parishioners. If interested in hosting a Coffee and Donut Sunday, call Amy at 612-789-3271.
THANKSGIVING FOOD BASKETS - Please help us share our blessings this Thanksgiving by bringing food donations when you come to Church or to the rectory weekdays. The food will be used for our Thanksgiving Baskets. Cash donations will also be accepted and used for turkeys, bread, etc.


Saturday, November 1
    4:30 p.m. t Tom Soltys
Sunday, November 2
Feast of All Souls
8:00 a.m. t Deceased Holy Cross Parishioners
  10:00 a.m. t Oscar Brown
  11:30 a.m. t Stanislawa & Joseph Staron and Parents
    6:30 p.m. For the Parishioners
Monday, November 3
    6:45 a.m. t Anna Brobjorg - Anniv.
Tuesday, November 4
    6:45 a.m. t Robert & Angela Provos
Wednesday, November 5
    6:45 a.m. t Genevieve & Leon Kunca
Thursday, November 6
    6:45 a.m. t Deceased Members of the Morek Family - Anniv. Katherine
Friday, November 7
    6:45 a.m. t Rose, Joseph and George Padula
    7:00 p.m. t Deceased Members of Janczuk & Krystosik Family
Saturday, November 8
    8:00 a.m. t Deceased Members of the Ratkowski Family - Anniv. Henry
    4:30 p.m. t John & Florence Hlivka
Sunday, November 9
Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome
8:00 a.m. t Rachel Miller
  10:00 a.m. t Gladys Marciniak - Anniv.
  11:30 a.m. t Katarzyna Winiarczyk
    6:30 p.m. For the Parishioners

Readings for the Week of November 2, 2003

Sunday: Dn 12:1-3; Rom 6:3-9; Jn 6:37-40
Monday: Rom 11:29-36; Lk 14:12-14
Tuesday: Rom 12:5-16a; Lk 14:15-24
Wednesday: Rom 13:8-10; Lk 14:25-33
Thursday: Rom 14:7-12; Lk 15:1-10
Friday: Rom 15:14-21; Lk 16:1-8
Saturday: Rom 16:3-9, 16, 22-27; Lk 16:9-15
Next Sunday: Ez 47:1-2,8-9, 12; 1 Cor 3:9c-11, 16-17; Jn 2:13-22

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