Today, January 21

· Library open after the 10:00 AM Mass.

· Year 2 Bible Study 7:00 to 9:00 PM.

Tuesday, January 23

· Year 2 Bible Study 9:00 to 11:00 AM.

Wednesday, January 24

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

Thursday, January 25

· Peace Mass - Rosary at 6:30 PM; Mass at 7:00 PM.

· Year 2 Bible Study 6:30 to 8:30 PM.

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

Friday, January 26

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

Saturday, January 27

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

· Polish School Carnival 5:30 to 8:30 PM in Kolbe.

Sunday, January 28

· Library open after the 10:00 AM Mass.

· Year 1 Bible Study 6:30 to 8:30 PM.


The Archdiocesan Office for Family, Laity, Youth and Young Adults is hosting its third annual Single Parent Morning Retreat on Saturday, February 17th from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon.  This event is meant to provide Christian support for single parents through presentation and discussion.  The cost is $10.00/family.  Free childcare will be provided  Call 651-291-4489.

IRVING BERLIN’S EASTER PARADE - Holy Cross Parish Activities is sponsoring a trip to see Irving Berlin’s musical Easter Parade at the Chanhassen Dinner Theatre on Wednesday, April 11th.  Cost is $59.00 per person and includes: dinner, show and coach.  Coach leaves at 5:15 PM from Holy Cross.  For reservations call Joan at 612-378-4488.

KEEP THE DATE OPEN - The Annual Holy Cross Sauerkraut Supper is Tuesday, February 20 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM in the school gym.  Also featured will be music and dancing from 4:00 to 8:00 PM in Kolbe Hall.  Save the date and invite your friends for this delicious dinner and great music before the start of the Lenten season.

MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT SEMINAR - The Romance for a Lifetime Christian marriage enrichment seminars will be held on four Monday evenings, February 5, 12, 19, 26, from 7-9 PM at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Golden Valley.  Couples can learn to “tune up” their skills in communication, conflict resolution, faith & intimacy.  The cost is $85 per couple for the four evening series.  An additional seminar called, “Grow Old With Me, the Best is Yet to Be” will be offered for “empty nesters” and those who have been married a number of years on Saturday, March 3, from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM at Court International Bldg. in St. Paul; cost is $70 (including lunch.  Pre-registration is required; call Jim & Mary Jo Faustgen at 763-545-3433 or email at

SPIRTIUAL ART SHOW - 7th  Annual Spiritual Art Show seeks original art work.  $500 total cash prizes.  Submission date March 19, 2007.  The Show is nonsectarian and nondenominational.  Open to all Minnesota artists.  Prizes awarded to best works in show.  Judging done on artistic quality.  For contest rules and entry form send a self-addressed/stamped business size envelope to: Nick & Rosie Heilie @ NE Artist Concierge Services, 3460 Garfield St. N.E., Minneapolis, MN 55418.  Hosted by St. Boniface Catholic Church.

SEMINAR WITH FATHER TADEUSZ PACHOLCZYK - Embryonic Stem Cell Research and Cloning Seminar at Our Lady of Grace, 5071 Eden Avenue in Edina at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, January 30th.  Father Tad is a moral theologian with advanced degrees and a priest of the Falls River, Massachusetts diocese who speaks and consults on bioethics and end of life issues throughout the U.S.  There is a suggested donation of $5.00.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST - Super Pancake and French Toast Breakfast, Sunday, January 28th, 8:00 AM to 12:00 noon at Church of St. Philip, 26th and Bryant Ave North, Minneapolis.  Serving all the tasty Pancakes and French Toast you can you get sausages, maple syrup, orange juice, milk or coffee.  Adults $5.00, Children $2.00 and Children 5 and under FREE.  Win a Goodies Pack of Super Bowl Snacks.  Sponsored by St. Philip’s Catholic Family Organization.


January 28 - Pancake Breakfast at St. Clement’s Church, 911-24th Avenue N.E. Minneapolis.  8:00 AM to 1:00 PM. 

February 3 - Spaghetti Dinner and Raffle at Pope John Paul II School 1630-4th St. N.E., 4:30 to 7:00 PM.  Cost is $8 for adults; $6 for seniors and children under 13.

Both events are to benefit Pope John Paul II School.

ARCHDIOCESAN WOMAN’S CONFERENCE - This year’s conference will be held on Saturday, February 10th from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM at the University of St. Thomas.  The theme for this year’s conference “The New Feminism.”  Colleen Campbell, host of ETWN’s “Faith and Culture” program, will be the keynote speaker.  Call 651-291-4488 for more information.