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

THE HOLY CROSS YOUTH GROUP FROGG'S (Forever Rely on God's Grace) will meet today, Nov. 16, at 4:30 p.m. in the Pioneer Room. On December 6 they will be going to NET Ministries, leaving Holy Cross at 4:30 p.m. Also, they will be bagging groceries at CUB Foods by Northtown on December 7 (10 to 6) and at CUB in Fridley on University on December 21 (Noon to 6).
HOLY CROSS ENGLISH HOLY NAME is planning their annual Turkey Bingo for next Sunday, November 23rd from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. in Kolbe Center. Mark your calendars now. Everyone is welcome.
TO All SENIORS. You are invited to join us at our Annual Mass and Dinner on December 5, at 10:30 a.m. in Kolbe Center. Cost of the dinner is $10.00 and reservations are necessary. Please call 612-789-9168 (preferably evenings) to make your reservation.
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Every Thursday Pope John Paul II Catholic School has its student liturgy at 2:30 p.m. in Holy Cross Church. We are fortunate to have pastors from our parishes rotate days to say our masses. All the classes, kindergarten through 8th grade, take turns in planning the liturgy, they make it their own and make it special. We invite the community to join us on Thursday afternoon.
ROSE ENSEMBLE CD-RELEASE CONCERT - Minnesota's celebrated vocal ensemble will appear live with a new recording of early Russian and Polish choral music on Saturday, November 22, 2003 at 8:00 p.m. at the Basilica of St. Mary, 88 N. 17th Street in Minneapolis. $10.00 at the door. Information call 651-225-4340.
A RETIREMENT MASS AND RECEPTION will be held for Father Joseph Kivel of St. Anthony of Padua Parish, on Sunday, November 23. The Mass will be at 11:30 a.m. with the Open House Reception to follow in the Atrium of Catholic Eldercare, next door to the Church at 817 Main Street N.E. The Mass and Reception are open to the public and all are welcome to attend.
"FOLLOW ME" - Suffering as a Vocation. This special Advent event at Holy Cross, presented by Grzegorz (Greg) Ignatik, M.T.S., will focus on the letter of Pope John Paul II - Salvifici Doloris. Find out about the nature of suffering, God's answer to the question of suffering and evil, Salvific meaning of suffering, and more. Thursday, Dec. 11, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Kolbe Hall. Free admission. Conducted in English. Questions 763-572-1361.


Today, November 16
  Library open after the 10:00 a.m. Mass.
  FROGG'S Youth Group Meeting 4:30 p.m. in Pioneer Room.
Monday, November 17
  Archdiocesan Holy Name Board Meeting 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 19
  Library open at 6:00 p.m.
  CCD, Confirmation classes 6:30-7:45 p.m. in school.
  Adult choir 7:00 p.m. in Church.
Thursday, November 20
AA & Alanon 7:30 p.m. in Kennedy Hall.
Friday, November 21
Mass and Devotions in Polish 7:00 p.m. in Church.
Bulletin deadline for Sunday, November 30.
Saturday, November 22
  Polish School 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
Sunday, November 23
  Library open after 10:00 a.m. Mass
  English Holy Name TURKEY BINGO 2:00 - 5:00 pm. in Kolbe Center.

ST. CYRIL'S SLOVAK MEN'S CLUB TURKEY RAFFLE Friday, November 21st - 7:00 p.m. St. Cyril's Church basement, 13th Avenue and 2nd Street N.E. Donation $1.00. At the door $2.00. Cash drawings, games, refreshments. Ladies welcome. Handicap accessible.
THE LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR Annual Christmas Boutique will be held Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 22 and 23 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. both days. We will have all the old areas plus many new areas. Our old favorites are the Ham Dinner, Bake Sale, Tea Room, Crafts, Silent Auction, Santa's Seconds and more. Our new areas include many specialty shops, Hand-Made Quilts, Specialty Gifts, and more. For more information call 651-227-0336.
ST. MARON'S ANNUAL BAKE SALE 600 University Ave. N.E. on Saturday, November 22 from 3:00-6:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 23 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Delicious Lebanese Pastries and Bread. Come and purchase your Christmas goodies. Sponsored by The Altar Society and St. Anne's Club of St. Maron's.
CATHOLIC AID ASSOCIATION Turkey and Ham Raffle on Tuesday, November 25, 7:30 p.m. at St. Boniface Parish Hall, 7th Avenue and Second St. N.E., Minneapolis. Admission $1.50. Adults only. Sponsored by the St. Boniface Catholic Aid Council.