Today, January 17

· Sign-up for Fish Fry’s begins.

· Sunday School during the 10:00 AM Mass.

· Bible Study 6:30-8:30 PM.

Wednesday, January 20

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

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

Thursday, January 21

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

Friday, January 22

· Confession 6:15 PM, Mass and Devotions in Polish 7:00 PM in Church.

Saturday, January 23

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

Sunday, January 24

· Sunday School during the 10:00 AM Mass.

· Library open after the 10:00 AM Mass.


BORROWED BOOK - Last spring someone borrowed the Holy Cross book of palm braiding instructions.  We now need it back for the next Family Fun Night.  Please call the parish office to arrange to return it.


Spaghetti Dinner & Raffle on February 6 from 4:30 to 7:00 PM in Kolbe Center.  $8.00 for adults and children (grades 9-12); $6.00 for seniors (60) & children (grade 8 and under); $30 family (2 adults/children under 17).  Raffle tickets are $1 each and available at the school.

Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, February 14 at St. Clement Church, 911-24th Ave. N.E. from 8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon.  $5.00 for adults; $3.00 for children.  

For more information on either event call 612-789-8851.

PRAYER SERVICE - Please join us as we thank God for the gift of life and pray for an end to abortion.  Prayer Service for Life Friday, January 22, 10:30 AM Cathedral of St. Paul, 239 Selby Avenue, St. Paul.  Speaker will  be Archbishop John C. Nienstedt.  Sponsored by the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.  651-291-4515.  MCCL - March for Life begins at noon on the steps of the State Capitol.

CALL FOR ARTISTS - The 10th Annual Northeast Minneapolis Juried Spiritual Art Show will be Sunday, March 21 to Friday, March 26 at Elim Church, 685 - 13th Avenue N.E.  Submission date is Monday, March 15.  Open call to all artists that live in Minnesota.  Prizes awarded to best works in show.  Work must be done within past three years.  The show is nondenominational and nonsectarian.  Entry form: or by mail please send a self-addressed/stamped business size envelope to Nick & Rosie Heille, 3460 Garfield Street N.E., Mpls., MN 55418.  Help is needed to organize this event in the future.  For information contact Nick at 612-789-6527 or the Holy Cross parish office.

WORLD YOUTH DAY MADRID 2011 - Join the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis as we respond to the Holy Father’s invitation to be …”Rooted and built up in Jesus Christ, firm in the faith” (Col 2:7).  We will be joining Catholic youth and young adults from around the world and Pope Benedict XVI on a pilgrimage to Madrid in August 2011. Contact Bill Dill 651-291-4553/  Participants must be high school juniors or older.

ST. STEPHEN’S BENEFIT - “Adopt an Inner Parish for a Night” Saturday, February 13 5:00 to 9:00 PM at St. Stephen’s Church, 2211 Clinton Avenue South, Minneapolis.  Evening begins with Mass, followed by dinner and guest speaker, Deacon Alex Jones, once a Pentecostal Minister who converted to Catholicism along with members of his congregation.  Cost is $100.  Go to or call 612- 787-2434.

FOR RENT - Quiet upper 2 bedroom duplex in NE Minneapolis.  Garage available November - March, 1 block from bus line and 5 minutes from downtown Minneapolis.  No pets please.  Available February 15.  Call Bernadette at 612-802-8639 or Ewa at  763-228-0084.

WE NEED YOUR HELP! -  Our friends Bożena Janczuk and Wanda Ziach are bravely fighting a difficult disease.  Both families are facing huge expenses related to their cancer treatments.  You are invited to a dinner and silent auction on Sunday, January 31 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM in Kolbe Hall.  Dinner will include chicken soup, chicken breast, potatoes, carrots and a glass of wine.  Adults $15; children 16 and under $5.  You are also encouraged to purchase a CD composed by Bożena’s son.  All the funds received during this event will be donated to Wanda’s and Bożena’s families.  Contact information -  Dinner tickets and CD’s call Ewa at 612-308-9054 or Hanna at 612-208-4188 and Silent Auction call Malgorzata 612-306-0305.  Sponsored by friends of Bożena & Wanda.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR! -  The Annual Sauerkraut Supper sponsored by the Holy Cross Parish Activities Committee will be Tuesday, February 16 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM in the school auditorium.  Music by John Filipczak from 4:00 to 8:00 PM in Kolbe Center.  Workers will be needed.  Watch for more information in upcoming bulletins.