Welcome to Church of the Holy Cross


In the gospel of Luke, the Father's affirmation of Jesus was clearly a public event. All those who had been baptized by John heard the voice and saw the Spirit descending upon Him. Makes one wonder where they were over the next three years. Did they seek Jesus out whenever He was near their town, tell their family and friends about Him, welcome Him into Jerusalem, stand with Mary at the foot of the cross? You too have been baptized and accepted Jesus as your Savior. What has been your response?


Goal -                                                                                     $1,500,000.00
Total paid to date (pledge payments and additional gifts)       $1,088,577.70
Pledge payments still outstanding                                             $ 336,706.30
Gifts still needed (in addition to pledges)                                      $74.716.00

We are grateful for the many gifts and pledge payments received during the holidays. We are getting closer to our goal. 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! 

Offertory Collection
January 4,2004..............................$6,519.11

                                        PERPETUAL EUCHARISTIC
                                            ADORATION NEWS

Baptism of Our Lord - The Holy Spirit, in form of a dove, descended upon Jesus. A voice came from Heaven "You are My beloved Son; with You I am well pleased." This beloved Son is awaiting our visits in the Adoration Chapel.

The Chapel is located in the convent of Holy Cross. Open hours: Thursday 11:00 a.m., Thursday 5:00 p.m. Friday 9:00 p.m. and Saturday 9:00 a.m. For more information call 763-788-4729 or 612-781-4806. Thank you.
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.
YOUTH CONTRIBUTION ENVELOPES - At the time this bulletin went to press, we anticipate that the youth envelopes can be picked up at the University Avenue entrance to Church this weekend. For sure they will be available by January 17-18. The envelopes are for grade and high school students. Please take a minute to pick up your envelopes. Extras are available.
THE ANNUAL SAUERKRAUT SUPPER at Holy Cross will be Tuesday, February 24! Mark the date on your calendar, invite your friends, and watch for more information in the parish bulletin.
AN INVITATION - Please contact one of our Pastoral Ministers, Sister Benita or Sister Donna (612-789-9168), or leave a message with the parish secretary (612-789- 7238), if your loved one, neighbor or friend (Holy Cross parishioner) is the hospital, nursing home, or has become homebound. It is important to us to continue to minister to all those who are or have been an important part of the Holy Cross community. Thank you!
FATIMA PRAYERS and ROSARY are recited every Tuesday after the 6:45 a.m. Mass. Everyone is invited to participate.


Saturday, January 10
    4:30 p.m. t Lucille Nalezny
Feast of the Baptism of Our Lord

    8:00 a.m. t Helen Danaj
  10:00 a.m. t Stanley Lipa - EHN
  11:30 a.m. t Laske Rozeznania Drogi Zyccia Dia Synow
    6:30 p.m. For the Parishioners
Monday, January 12
    6:45 a.m. Bill & Kathy Kozlak
Tuesday, January 13
    6:45 a.m. Dorothy Slota - Special Intention
Wednesday, January 14
    6:45 a.m. t John & Julia Narog - Anniv. Julia
Thursday, January 15
    6:45 a.m. tRoy & Helen Cooper
Friday, January 16
    6:45 a.m. t Thaddeus and Myra Galant
    7:00 p.m. t Henry Nawrocki
Saturday, January 17
    8:00 a.m. t Joseph Przesmicki
    4:30 p.m. t Walter Zyla
Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

    8:00 a.m. Special Intention of the Edward Peszynski Family
  10:00 a.m. t Gladys Basara
  11:30 a.m. t Joseph & Stanislawa Staron and Parents
    6:30 p.m. For the Parishioners

Readings for the Week of January 11, 2004

Sunday: Is 42:1-4,6-7; Acts 10:34-38; Lk 3:15-16, 21-22
Monday: 1 Sm 1 :1-8; Mk 1 :14-20
Tuesday: 1 Sm 1 :9-20; Mk 1 :21-28
Wednesday: 1 Sm 3:1-10.19-20; Mk 1:29-39
Thursday: 1 Sm 4: 1-11; Mk 1 :40-45
Friday: 1 Sm 8:4-7, 10-22a; Mk 2:1-12
Saturday: 1 Sm 9:1-4,17-19; 10:1a; Mk 2:13-17
Next Sunday: Is 62:1-5; 1 Cor 12:4-11; Jn 2:1-11

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