The prophet Isaiah sees the coming of the Lord as bringing peace. He says:
One nation shall not raise the sword against another,
nor shall they train for war again.
What can your Eucharistic community and your family do this Advent to increase the visibility of this vision during the coming year?
|TO ALL SENIORS - You are invited to join us at our Annual Mass and Dinner on Friday, December 3 at 10:30 a.m. in Kolbe Center. Cost of the dinner is $10.00 and reservations are necessary. Call 612-789-9168 (preferably evenings) to make your reservation. Deadline is Monday, Nov. 29.
|CONTINUING OUR TRADITION - Nov. 21,2004
Goal - $1,500,000.00
Total paid to date (pledge payments and additional gifts) $1,250,473.20
Pledge payments still outstanding $ 232,073.30
Gifts still needed (in addition to pledges) $ 17.453.50
The yellow envelope in the envelope packet mailed to your home can be used for
gifts and pledge payments.
|THE FAMILY OF GENEVIEVE CREPEAU
would like to thank Father David
for the beautiful funeral mass. Thank you also to Sister Benita, Sister Donna,
the Funeral Luncheon Committee and all our friends and family for their love,
support and prayers.
| PERPETUAL EUCHARISTIC
ADVENT! Now we watch for the day hoping that
the salvation promised us will be ours when Christ our Lord will come again in
Visit the Adoration Chapel presenting your "thanks" and
"needs" to Jesus.
The Adoration Chapel is located in the convent of Holy Cross. Choose an hour for
this Advent. It is also the "Year of the Eucharist." Open hours: Wednesday
8:00 a.m., Saturday 12:00 noon and Sunday 3:00 p.m. For more information call
612-605-2558 or 612-781-4806. Thank you
|"COINS FOR CRIBS" - an Advent outreach program at Holy Cross. As we prepare to
celebrate the Birth of Baby Jesus at
Christmas, our parish will collect coins during
Advent that will be used for baby cribs. The
money collected will be given to "Cradle of Hope" - a
non-profit organization that works with mothers and infants in crisis. All coins
received in the weekly collection plate will be given to this project. Bring
extra coins to Church! If you prefer to give dollars or a check, please put your
gift in an envelope marked "Cradle of Hope." Thank you.
|CHRISTMAS BASKETS - We are now collecting items for the Christmas food
baskets. We will need food for the baskets and we can use gifts
for adults and children - clothes, games, toys, etc. Any money
received will be used for hams, potatoes, bread and other items for the baskets. Thanks!
|THE NEXT PEACE MASS will be at Holy Cross on Tuesday, November 30. Rosary at 6:30 p.m. Mass at 7:00 p.m. Receive a copy of the Blessed Virgin Mary's message given to the world six hours before. Refreshments to follow.
WEEKLY MASS SCHEDULE
Saturday, November 27
4:30 p.m. t Robert Niznik
Sunday, November 28
First Sunday of Advent
8:00 a.m. t Regina Brezny - Anniv.
10:00 a.m. t Gladys Marciniak
11:30 a.m. Living & Deceased Members of Group 25 Degree of Honor
6:30 p.m. For the Parishioners
6:45 a.m. Health of Amy Haider
Tuesday, November 30
6:45 a.m. t Roy & Helen Cooper
Wednesday, December 1
6:45 a.m. t Florence Wratkowski
Thursday, December 2
6:45 a.m. t Leona Maciej
Friday, December 3
6:45 a.m. t Father Ed Wojtowicz
7:00 p.m. Health of Stanislawa Galas
Saturday, December 4
8:00 a.m. t Sophie Vlach
4:30 p.m. t Joseph Biernat, Sr.
Sunday, December 5
Second Sunday of Advent
8:00 a.m. t Delphie Rejman
10:00 a.m. t Stanley & Harriet Moritko
11:30 a.m. t Kazmierz Dulemba
6:30 p.m. For the Parishioners
Readings for the Week of November 28, 2004
Sunday: Is 2:1-51 Rom 13:11-14 Mt 24:37-44
Monday: Is 4:2-6 Mt 8:5-11
Tuesday: Rom 10:9-18 Mt 4:18-22
Wednesday: Is 25:6-1Oa Mt 15:29-37
Thursday: Is 26:1-6 Mt 7:21,24-27
Friday: Is 29:17-24 Mt 9:27-31
Saturday: Is 30:19-21, 23-26 Mt 9:35-10:1, 5a, 6-8
Next Sunday: Is 11:1-10 Rom 15:4-9 Mt 3:1-12