1621 University Avenue N.E., Minneapolis, MN 55413

AS MANY OF YOU are aware, thousands are in need of food, shelter and medical assistance following the Iran earthquake on December 26, 2003. There are possibly 50,000 feared dead, and at least 100,000 left homeless. The Silk Road City of Bam was virtually leveled by this massive earthquake. Catholic Relief Services has allocated $100,000 in emergency relief to provide shelter, health care and food for those affected by the quake. If you can help once again, please make your check payable to the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis and mark it "Iran Earthquake Relief." Please forward all donations to: "Iran Earthquake Relief", c/o Accounting, The Chancery, 226 Summit Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55102.
                         POPE JOHN PAUL II
                           CATHOLIC SCHOOL NEWS

We want to thank everyone who has generously supported our students during the past year. We thank you and pray for you daily.

The school is heading toward the deadline of getting the General Mills education coupons sent in, so please bring them to the school. We will continue to collect Campbell Soup labels, Kemps lids and Land-a-Lakes lids.

Dates to Remember:
Catholic Schools Week -
January 25 - 30

Open House - Sunday, January 25
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Kindergarten Round-Up - Tuesday, Jan. 27 at 6:30 p.m.

Parents Day - Thursday, January 29

WHEN YOU CELEBRATE A WEDDING ANNIVERSARY it is often a time filled with memories. The Sacrament of Marriage is a daily lived experience. To celebrate this daily experience, the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis will again be celebrating WORLD MARRIAGE DAY 2004 on Sunday, February 8th at the Cathedral of Saint Paul, 239 Selby Avenue. Mass will begin at noon and will include honoring all married couples with a special honor to couples married 50 years or longer. The newly engaged will receive a special blessing. Marriage vows will be repeated for all married couples present. This event is open to all married and engaged couples in the Archdiocese and their families.
GET FREE TAX HELP - AARP is offering free Tax Service to all who need assistance. Help sites are N.E. Neighborhood Services (612-781-4000) or Seniors Place (612-788-9186). Call for an appointment. Services offered January 27 thru April 17, 2004.


Today, January 18
Library open after the 10:00 a.m. Mass.
FROGG's Youth Group Meeting 5:15 Pioneer Room.
Monday, January 19
Archdiocesan Holy Name Board Meeting 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, January 21
Library open at 6:00 p.m.
CCD, Confirmation classes 6:30-7:45 p.m. in school.
Adult Choir 7:00 p.m. in the Church.
Thursday, January 22
AA & Alanon 7:30 p.m. in Kennedy Hall.
Friday, January 23
Mass and Devotions in Polish 7:00 p.m. in Church.
Saturday, January 24
Polish Saturday School 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
Sunday, January 25
Library open after 10:00 a.m. Mass.
Catholic Schools Week begins with a Science Fail) from 9:00 to 12:00 noon in the school.

MARCH FOR LIFE - On Thursday, January 22nd, join thousands of Minnesotans at the State Capitol in St. Paul at 12:00 noon for the MCCL March for Life. The March commemorates the deaths of 44 million unborn babies killed by abortion since the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision legalized abortion on demand for the entire nine months of pregnancy. Your presence will help show elected officials and the public the depth of support for pro-life legislation to protect women and unborn babies.
"WOMEN WITH SPIRIT" a prayer series sponsored by the DeLaSalle High School Alumni Association brings the opportunity for Catholic women to gather as a community and share their faith. The next gathering of the series is set for Saturday, January 24, 2004 in the Robert Casanova Room at DeLaSalle. Each session features a faith-based theme through which those gathered reflect and strengthen their faith. The winter series theme, The Friendship of Women - Connecting Spiritually, will begin at 9:00 a.m. and is free to the public. The invitation is extended to all. So whether you're a graduate, a friend of a graduate, a spouse of a graduate or a female in search of a place in the Catholic faith, please visit DeLaSalle on January 24. Reservations are requested to Amy Toney at 612-676-7687.


Upper Duplex, 2 BR, garage & laundry.
14th Ave. & 5th St. N.E. 763-421-9665.

Upper Duplex, 2BR, appliances.
1 or 2 adults only. 612-788-6438.