Today, December 10

· Pick-up Jesse Tree symbols in the Sacristy.  Extra sets are available.

· Library open after the 10:00 AM Mass.

· Advent Vespers 3:00 PM at St. Anthony of Padua.

· Year Two Bible Study 7:00-9:00 PM.

Monday, December 11

· English Altar & Rosary Guild Meeting 7:00 PM in Kolbe Center.  Refreshments by Rose 103.

· English Holy Name Meeting 7:00 PM.

Tuesday, December 12

· Year Two Bible Study 9:00-11:00 AM.

· Baptism Class 7:00 PM.

Wednesday, December 13

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

· Adult Choir 7:00 PM in the Church.

Thursday, December 14

· Year Two Bible Study 6:30-8:30 PM.

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

Friday, December 15

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

Saturday, December 16

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

· Thank you for Continuing Our Tradition Campaign after 4:30 Mass in Kolbe Hall.

Sunday, December 17

· Thank you for Continuing Our Tradition Campaign after the morning Masses in Kolbe Hall.

· Decorate the Jesse Tree during the 10:00 AM Mass.

· Library open after the 10:00 AM Mass.

· Advent Vespers 3:00 PM at All Saints Church.




Call 612-789-7238 weekdays or

leave a message at 763-572-1713.

ENGLISH ALTAR AND ROSARY GUILD MEMBERS - Please remember to bring items for the Cancer Home to the Monday, December 11 meeting.  Items currently needed are: paper products, toilet tissue, facial tissue, individual cream soups, juices (no citrus), individual puddings, gelatins and Vaseline lotion.




Visit the Adoration Chapel, and there in the presence of JESUS have a “heart to heart” talk with HIM.  Pray for peace in the world, and in our families.  Jesus is the answer to our problems.  May we heed HIS words, “Can you not spend one hour with ME?


Open Hour: Tuesday 3:00 PM  For information, call 612-605-2558 or 612-781-4806.  Thank you.

CANDY AND CARMEL CORN - There is still time to get these wonderful treats.  See one of the Sisters in the Sacristy after Mass or call 612-789-7238 (evenings).  All profits go towards the “Church painting.”

THE POLISH HOLY NAME SOCIETY thank all who helped make Pierogi.  We are also grateful to the many people who purchased the Pierogi to enjoy during the Christmas Season.

CHRISTMAS DINNER/DANCE - The Catholic Single Club of the Twin Cities invites all single Catholics, 21 and older, to join us Saturday, January 6, 2007 for our annual Christmas Dinner/Dance.  Social hour and dinner will begin at 5:30 PM, dancing at 8:00 PM.  The cost for dinner and dancing is $20, or the dance only $10.  Dinner reservations, including dinner choices are required by Friday, Dec. 22.  Information call Carl at 651-603-1412.

BUS FOR WHITE CHRISTMAS AT THE ORDWAY- For those going to see “White Christmas” at the Ordway on Wednesday, December 20, the bus will leave at 6:30 PM from in front of school.

THANK YOU - The English Altar and Rosary Guild thanks everyone who participated in making their Bake and Craft Sale a huge success.  Thank you to Roses 102, 103 and 104 for all their work.  Raffle Winners:

Lighted Manager - Joan Serie

Snowman with Hat - Janet Hatfield

Gumballs - Nicole Jerde

Table Runner - Helen Fuss

Afghan - Marge Hara

Moving Santa - Joe Godava

Cabbage Patch Doll - Syl Jedlenski

Santa Reindeer - Kazmir Smoter

Barefoot Santa - Joan Serie

Mrs. Santa - Don Swadner

Hot Wheel Basket - Angie Ripsin

Tinsel Tabletop Tree - Janet Hatfield

ORGAN RECITAL - Advent Organ Recital by Kevin Kuryluk Pisel TODAY, Dec. 10th at 2:00 PM Church of St. Austin, 41st and Thomas Ave. North, Mpls.  Come and take a break from the secular world and listen to inspiring music for the joyful preparation of Christ’s coming.  Free-will offering.  Information 612-529-9561.


Please remember Holy Cross Parish in your Will.