Today, January 16

· Sunday School during the 10:00 AM Mass.

· Bible Study 6:30-8:30 PM.

Wednesday, January 19

· 125th Anniversary planning meeting 6:30 PM in the Pioneer Room.

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

Thursday, January 20

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

Friday, January 21

· Confessions 6:15 PM, Mass, Devotions in Polish 7:00 PM in Church

Saturday, January 22

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

Sunday, January 23

· Sunday School during the 10:00 AM Mass.


Text Box: HOLY CROSS 125th 

125TH ANNIVERSARY NOTE CARDS are now available.  An original water-color painting of the church by artist Darlene Dusenka has been reproduced on 5 x 7” note cards.  Inside of the card is blank.  Cards are $1.00 each and can be purchased weekdays at the parish office.

“HONOR YESTERDAY, TODAY AND TOMORROW” by ordering your personalized Brass Plaque for the HALL OF FAITH located behind the Kolbe Hall kitchen.  Cost of each plaque is $125.00 with all proceeds going to help cover Anniversary year expenses at Holy Cross.  Order sheets are at the doors of church.  The plaques are 5 1/2” square and can be customized with any message you choose.  Sample phrases include:
 In Memory of….
In Honor of….	In Celebration of….
Congratulations on….
The Family of….
Honoring Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow….
You Are My Shepherd…. 	Etc.

FAMILY GAME NIGHT Saturday, January 29.  Join us  in Kolbe Hall after 4:30 Mass for 125 Minutes of games.  Kids - there must be lots of games that you are the best at!  Evening includes dinner, games and prizes!  Bring your favorite board game!  Enter for a chance to win a movie gift basket.  Please sign up at the back of church and let us know that you’ll be joining us!  You can also sign up by calling the parish office weekdays at 612-789-7238.

CANA CELEBRATION for married couples will be Saturday, February 19.  Evening begins with Mass at 4:30 PM in Church.  Following will be a social in Kolbe Hall, Chicken & Beef Dinner, Speaker and Entertainment.  Tickets are $35.00/couple and available at the parish office weekdays 612-789-7238, at 612-788-0869 or by email at What is a Cana Dinner?  The wedding feast at Cana was the occasion of Christ’s first miracle.  The celebration  emphasizes the sacred importance our Lord gives to marriage.

125 MINUTES of ADULT GAMES will be Friday, March 4 in Kolbe Hall.  This will be great evening of card games, board games, etc.  

MARCH LENTEN GIVING CHALLENGE - Bring in 125% more in contributions for our Lenten Almsgiving.   Charities include Sharing & Caring Hands, St. Joseph’s Home, local food shelf, etc.

SINGLE PARENT RETREAT - The Archdiocesan Office of Marriage & Life invites you to the Annual Single Parent Retreat at Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 1414 Dale St in St. Paul on Saturday, February 5, 2011 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon.  Mass optional at 8:00 AM.  To register or for more information call The Archdiocesan Office of Marriage Family & Life at 651-291-4553.

DAY OF RECOLLECTION FOR CAREGIVERS - The Archdiocesan Outreach to Persons with Disabilities invites you to a Day of Recollection for Caregivers on Saturday, February 26, 2011 from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM at Church of the Annunciation, 509-54th St. W., Minneapolis.  Treat yourself to a quiet spiritual day of renewal.  This is a special event for caregivers including; Mass, prayer, conferences and the Sacrament of Reconciliation.  “Caregiver” means anyone who lives, works or regularly visits with persons with serious illness or disabilities.  Cost is $15 - lunch provided.  Parking is free.  For more information or to register, please call Deacon Sean or Joan Curtan at 651-291-4543 or e-mail at  Registration deadline is February 18, 2011.

REFLECTION DAY OF PRAYER for Single Women, Saturday, February 5, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  Hosted by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, 561 Hamline Avenue South, St. Paul.  Explore and experience different ways to pray.  Lunch included - free will offering.  Contact Sister Joyce Kolbet to register by February 1.  507-389-4296.

WORLDWIDE MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER - Valentine’s Day is coming soon.  Need a special gift for your spouse?  Why not take them away for a special weekend of communication, reflection and time away from a hectic schedule  Next Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend is Feb 11-13.  Call 612-840-7630 for information.