Welcome to Church of Holy Cross

                                                   ARE YOU READY?

After September 11, 2001, we understand in a much deeper way what Paul meant when he wrote:

Just when people are saying, "Peace and security," ruin will fall on them with the suddenness of pains overtaking a woman in labor, and their will be no escape.

Let us heed Paul's exhortation to know ourselves as people of the Light, ready to meet our God face to face at any moment.


Goal - $1,500.000.00
Pledges & Gifts - - $1.292.365.50
Needed to reach Goal - $ 207,634.50

Pledges & Gifts - $1,292,365.50
Paid to date - - $ 711.030.20
Outstanding - $ 581,335.30

Pledges and gifts to the Campaign are still needed to reach our goal. If you were unable to make a pledge last year, perhaps it is possible at this time. Contact Janice at the parish office weekdays - 612-789-7238.

Thank you to all who have recently given new gifts and to those making regular pledge payments. We now have monthly loan payments and your continued financial help is greatly appreciated! The yellow envelope in the envelope packet mailed to your home can be used for gifts and/or pledge payments.
                     PERPETUAL EUCHARISTIC
                                  ADORATION NEWS

We are nearing the end of November - the month dedicated to the souls in Purgatory. At the tomb of Lazarus Martha said, "I know that Lazarus will arise again in the resurrection at the last day." (John 11:24) This echoes in our heart as we pray and grieve for our beloved dead. What better place to pray for our deceased loved ones than before the Blessed Sacrament. We have a quiet peaceful place to spend time in prayer for our deceased. Visit our Adoration Chapel.

Visit Jesus in the Adoration Chapel located in the convent of Holy Cross. Open hours: Tuesday 11 :00 a.m., Thursday 4:00 p.m., Saturday 1:00 p.m. For more information call 763-788-4729 or 612-781-4806.
LET US REMEMBER those who are hungry and in need of food. You can bring food donations when you come to Church or to the Rectory during the week. The food will be used for our Thanksgiving Baskets. Please make sure to check the expiration dates on the food and do not bring open boxes or bags. Cash donations will also be accepted and the money will buy turkeys, bread, etc. We will make the baskets up on Sunday, November 24th and deliver them on Monday, November 25th.
TO ALL SENIORS - You are invited to join us at our Annual Mass and Dinner on December 6, 2002, 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. Deadline for reservations is Monday, December 2nd.
THE POLISH HOLY NAME SOCIETY will sell pierogi after all Masses TODAY in Kolbe Center. They will also sell pierogi next weekend - November 23 and 24.
THE ENGLISH HOLY NAME is sponsoring their annual Turkey and Cash Bingo TODAY, Sunday, November 17 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. in Kolbe Center. Come and enjoy a fun afternoon and win your Thanksgiving turkey! Everyone is welcome.

Offertory Collection
November 10,2002.........................$5,717.00


Saturday, November 16
    4:30 p.m. t Roger Lipa - Anniv.
Sunday, November 17
Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time
8:00 a.m. t Deceased Members of the Koscielniak and Jadlowski Family
  10:00 a.m. t Leo and Helen Jarnot
  11:30 a.m. t Thomas Bochnak
    6:30 p.m. For the Parishioners
Monday, November 18
    6:45 a.m. t Deceased Members of the Decowski Family - Anniv. Fr. Frank
Tuesday, November 19
    6:45 a.m. t Andrew Kordiak
Wednesday, November 20
    6:45 a.m. t Teresa Danaj
Thursday, November 21
    6:45 a.m. t Walter Lipa
Friday, November 22
    6:45 a.m. t Mary Krawczynski
Saturday, November 23
    8:00 a.m. t Zygmunt and Anna Sarna
    4:30 p.m. Robert and Cecelia Velst- 50th Wedding Anniversary
Sunday, November 24
Feast of Christ the King
8:00 a.m. t Edward, Marian & John Backus Anniv. Marian
  10:00 a.m. t Roger Kientop
  11:30 a.m. t Joseph Niznik
    6:30 p.m. For the Parishioners

Readings for the Week of November 17, 2002

Sunday: Prv 31:10-13,19-20,30-31; 1 Thes 5:1-6; Mt 25:14-30
Monday: Rv 1:1-4; 2:1-5a; Lk 18:35-43
Tuesday: Rv 3:1-6,14-22; Lk 19:1-10
Wednesday: Rv 4:1-11; Lk 19:11-28
Thursday: Rv 5:1-10; Lk 19:41-44
Friday: Rv 10:8-11; Lk 19:45-48
Saturday: Rv 11:4-12; Lk20:27-40
Next Sunday: Ez 34:11-12,15-17; 1 Cor 15:20-26, 28; Mt 25:31-46

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