Today, December 13

· Pick-up Jesse Tree symbols in the Sacristy.

· Library open after the 10:00 AM Mass.

· No Sunday School.

Monday, December 14

· Confessions from 1:00 to 3:00 PM

· English Rosary Guild Meeting 7:00 PM in Kolbe Center.  Rose 108 will provide refreshments.

· English Holy Name Meeting 7:00 PM.

Wednesday, December 16

· Confessions after 6:45 AM Mass & 6:00 to 8:00 PM.

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

· Confirmation class 6:30 to 7:30 PM in school.

Thursday, December 17

· Confession after 6:45 AM Mass.

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

Friday, December 18

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

Saturday, December 19

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

Sunday, December 20

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

· Sunday School during the 10:00 AM Mass.

· Advent Vespers 3:00 PM in Church.

· Bible Study 6:30-8:30 PM.





We are patiently waiting for YOU, O JESUS!  YOU are truly present in our Tabernacles - we know because we have faith, and we believe in YOU, and trust in YOU.  Visit JESUS in the Adoration Chapel with this faith and trust.


Open Hours: Tuesday 11:00 AM, Tuesday Noon, and Friday 1:00 PM.


For information call 763-784-1317 or 612-781-4806.


THANK YOU - The English Altar and Rosary Guild wants to thank everyone who helped make their Bake and Craft Sale a success.  Thank you to Roses 106, 107 and 108 for all their work. Raffle Winners: Christmas Tree - Stan Marciniak, Manger - Sophia Frakie, Christmas Time - Mary Soltys, Snowman Ball - Grace Maslowski,  Noel - Joan Turpin, Teddi Bear - Sophia Frakie.  Altar Server Raffles: Christmas Throw - Deacon John Belian, Plush Bear - Mary Soltys, Teddy Bear in Bag - Jeff Krasky, Santa Cookie Jar - Grace Maslowski, Nativity Scene - Renee Maslowski, Angel & Holy Family - Delores Filas, Brown Pup - Sophia Frakie, Pink Pup - Barb Skrivseth.



CHRISTMAS BASKETS -  We are collecting items for the Christmas food baskets.  Please share what you are able.   It helps tremendously to check the expiration date on the food.  We also need gifts for adults and children - clothes, games, toys, etc.  Money received will be used for hams, potatoes, bread and other items for the baskets.

at Holy Cross

 Monday, December 14	   	1:00 to 3:00 PM

 Wednesday, December 16	After 6:45 AM Mass and
				     6:00 to 8:00 PM

 Thursday, December 17	After 6:45 AM Mass

 Friday, December 18	   	After 6:45 AM Mass

ENGLISH ROSARY GUILD MEETING - The English Rosary Guild will meet on Monday, December 14th at 7:00 PM in Kolbe Center.  Ladies are asked to please bring your items for the Cancer Home to this meeting.  Rose 108 will provide refreshments.

CHRISTMAS CRAFT AND BAKE SALE - The St. Anthony of Padua Women’s Guild will hold their Christmas Craft and Bake Sale in the Atrium of Catholic Eldercare (817 N.E. Main Street) on Saturday, Dec. 12 from 3:00 to 7:00 PM (Sloppy Joe dinner available for sale) & Sunday, Dec. 13 from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM. 


Please remember Holy Cross Parish

as 2009 draws to a close.

Our yearly revenue is down.

Your increased generosity during the

Christmas season will be appreciated!

HELP NEEDED - A neighbor with disabilities on 15th & 4th Street needs help with snow shoveling.  If you can be her “Snow Angel,” please call Diana at 612-789-0477. 

THANK YOU to the Petros Family & Felicia Szewczyk for decorating Kolbe Hall.  Our thanks to Greg Boeser, Ray Dehler, Tricia Dehler and the Kluz Family.  Thank you to all who served the Coffee & Donuts at the Bazaar.  You all make it happen.  God bless you!