Today, January 13

· Library open after the 10:00 AM Mass.

· Kolbe Reserved.

· Adventures in Matthew Bible Study 6:30-8:30 PM.

Tuesday, January 15

· Adventures in Matthew Bible Study 9:00-11:00 AM

Wednesday, January 16

· Faith Formation & Confirmation Class 6:30-7:30 PM.

Thursday, January 17

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

Friday, January 18

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

Saturday, January 19

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

Sunday, January 20

· Library open after the 10:00 AM Mass.

· Kolbe Reserved.

· 2nd year Bible Study 7:00-9:00 PM.


ECUMENICAL PRAYER SERVICE FOR LIFE - Please join us in prayer as we thank God for the gift of life and pray for an end to abortion on Tuesday, January 22, 2008 - 10:30 to 11:30 AM at the Cathedral of St. Paul, 239 Selby Avenue, St. Paul.  Speaker: Archbishop Harry Flynn.  Sponsored by the Office of Marriage, Family and Life, Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.  651-291-4515.

MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT SERIES - Romance for a Lifetime Christian Marriage Enrichment Seminars will hold its Winter Series of Monday night seminars on February 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2008 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Golden Valley.  Couples learn how to “tune-up” their skills in communication, conflict resolution, faith & intimacy.  Cost is $75 per couple.  Pre-registration is required.  Call Jim or Mary at 763-545-3433.

NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING CLASSES - Modern Natural Family Planning is based on comprehensive scientific research, is healthy and marriage building!  If you are looking to enhance your married life, a series of classes taught by a qualified instructor will begin on Saturday, February 9th at U of M Fairview Medical Center.  To register or for more information, call 651-232-3088.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST - St. Philip’s Catholic Family Organization will be having their annual “All You Can Eat” Pancake/French Toast Breakfast on Sunday, January 20th from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  Breakfast includes coffee, milk, orange juice, sausage and all the pancakes and French toast you can eat.  Adults $5.00 and children $2.00.  St. Philip’s is located at 2507 Bryant Avenue North.

MARRIAGE RETREAT - Newly Married Retreat for couples married 0-7 years on Saturday, February 2, 2008 from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM at the Church of St. Charles Borromeo, 2520 St. Anthony Blvd, St. Anthony.  Topics include communication, parenting, sexuality, time and the role of fathers.  Speakers include: Father Tom Margevicius and Mark Berchem.  Cost is $35.00 per couple and includes continental breakfast and catered lunch.  For more information call 651-291-4552.

SINGLE PARENT RETREAT - The Archdiocesan Office for Marriage, Family and Life invites you to a Single Parent Morning Retreat on Saturday, February 16, 2008 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon at Lumen Christi, 2055 Bohland Avenue, St. Paul.  Cost is $10.00 per family (childcare available).  For directions to Lumen Christi or for more information please call 651-291-4488.

WOMEN’S RETREAT - The Archdiocesan Office for Marriage, Family and Life invites you to a Women’s Retreat Pray with Heart at Holy Spirit Church, 515 S. Albert Street, St. Paul on Saturday, February 23 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 Noon.  Cost is $10.00 per person.  Archbishop Flynn will be the guest speaker.  Women of every age and stage in life are welcome.  Bring a friend!  Bring a daughter!  Bring your mother!  Call 651-291-4488 for more information.



“Dear Father Ostrowski, Father Matusiak

   and Holy Cross Parishioners, 

Thank you for your generous donation of $502.00 to Cradle of Hope.  We are grateful to be the recipient of your “Coins for Cribs” Advent project.  Your support means a great deal to the mothers and infants we are blessed to serve.  Wishing all of you a happy New Year! 

                                       Sincerely, Andrea of COH.”