Today, November 2

· Exchange Club Pancake Breakfast in Kolbe Center.

· Library open after 10:00 AM Mass.

· Adventures in Matthew Year 1 - 7:00-9:00 PM.

Wednesday, November 5

· Faith Formation classes 6:30-7:30 PM in the school.

Thursday, November 6

· AA & Alanon 7:30 PM in Kennedy Hall.

Friday, November 7

· Senior Mass (in church) and social 9:00 AM.

· Mass and Devotions in Polish 7:00 PM in Church.

Saturday, November 8

· Polish School 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon.

· English Rosary Guild Fashion Show in Kolbe

Sunday, November 9

· Coffee & Donuts after 8:00 & 10:00 Masses in Kolbe.

· Polish Independence Day after 11:30 AM Mass.

· Bibletimeline Study 6:30-8:30 PM.

· Adventures in Matthew Year 2 6:30-8:30 PM.


HELP IS NEEDED - In a few weeks we will be having our Holy Cross Christmas Bazaar on December 6 and 7.  The English Rosary Guild is in need of Fancy Booth items for the Bazaar.  Donations can be brought to the Rectory weekdays.  Questions?  Call 612-789-7238. weekdays.

FOOD FOR THE NEEDY  - Help 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 Thanksgiving Baskets.  Please make sure to check the expiration date on the food and do not bring open boxes or bags.  Cash donations will also be accepted and used for turkeys, bread, etc.




ALL SOULS DAY - Commemoration of all the Faithful Departed.


Visit the Adoration Chapel often during the month of November to remember and pray for our deceased loved ones.  JESUS is awaiting your visits to the Adoration Chapel.


Open Hours: Monday 11:00 AM; Tuesday - 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM; Wednesday - 5:00 PM; Thursday - 3:00 PM; Friday 1:00 PM and Saturday 11:00 AM.


For information call  612-781-4806 or 763-784-1317.

LIGHT WEIGH ORIENTATION - The Light Weigh is starting a new session at Holy Cross.  Would you like to learn how to eat the foods you enjoy while you lose weight?  Would you like to get peace with food and get off the diet roller coaster?  Give God a chance and rediscover the freedom from food you had as a small child!  A Light Weigh Orientation meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 18 at 6:30 PM in the Holy Cross Parish Library (enter blue school door on 4th).  Come and find out about The Light Weigh Bible Study - Video Series and how this program has been a blessing for others!

A MASS FOR VETERANS - All Military Veterans are invited to a Mass for Veterans - to remember, to thank, to bless and honor those who have served and are serving our country.  The Mass to be celebrated by Archbishop John Nienstedt, will be on Saturday, November 15, 2008 at 10:00 AM at the Cathedral of St. Paul.  Family and friends are most welcome.

INTERESTED IN BECOMING A CATHOLIC? Do you know anyone who is interested in becoming a Catholic?  Invite them to attend RCIA & Adult Confirmation/Inquiry classes.  Classes will be held each Monday night beginning Nov. 17th from 6:30-8:00 PM in the Conference Room at River Village, 2919 Randolph Street N.E. For more information, call your parish office or Michael or Margery Powers at 612-788-6140 or email  These classes are for adults who have never been baptized, who have been baptized and not yet confirmed, or anyone who might be interested in learning more about the Catholic faith.

ANNUAL BAKE SALE sponsored by the Altar Society & St. Anne’s Club of St. Maron’s Church, 600 University Avenue N.E. on Saturday, Nov. 8th from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM and Sunday, Nov. 9th from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.  Lebanese pastries, breads and more.  612-379-2758.

COFFEE AND DONUT SUNDAY - On the second Sunday of every month from September to April, after all morning Masses in Kolbe Center, we host Coffee and Donut Sunday.  The next Coffee Sunday is November 9th. If you, your family or group would be interested in hosting a Coffee and Donut Sunday, call the Parish Office weekdays at 612-789-7238.

HOLY CROSS TURKEY BINGO - The Holy Cross Holy Name Society will host a “Turkey & Cash Bingo” on Sunday, November 16 from 2:00 to 5:00 PM.  All are welcome.  Refreshments will be available.

HOLY CROSS SUNDAY SCHOOL for pre-schoolers to kindergarten age children is available during the 10:00 Sunday Mass.  Bring your child(ren) to the Pioneer Room in the lower level of the school.  All families are welcome to participate as the children learn about Jesus!