Saturday, December 15

         4:30 PM      Carol Coffin


Sunday, December 16

  Third Sunday of Advent

         8:00 AM      Greg & Carrie Boeser

       10:00 AM      Phyllis Oberg

       11:30 AM      Irene Wojski

         6:30 PM      For the Parishioners


Monday, December 17

         6:45 AM      Father Joseph Balent,

                                       Parents & Sisters

Tuesday, December 18

         6:45 AM      Staff & Students of Pope John

                                       Paul II School

Wednesday, December 19

         6:45 AM      Elizabeth & Vincent Chock

Thursday, December 20

         6:45 AM      Walter Sobon

Friday, December 21

         6:45 AM      Vergie Nardelli

         7:00 PM        Special Intention of Fr. Waldemar

Saturday, December 22

         8:00 AM      Marge Mycko - ERS

         4:30 PM      Deceased of the Frank & Sophie

                                       Wos Family


Sunday, December 23

  Fourth Sunday of Advent

         8:00 AM      Joseph A. & Helen Galka

       10:00 AM      Sophie & Joseph Jadlowski

       11:30 AM      Felicia Bajor & Maria Konopski

         6:30 PM      For the Parishioners



Baptism - Contact the Parish Office at 612-789-7238 to arrange date and time.  For registered and active parishioners only.  Baptism class required for parents and godparents before desired date.


Marriage - Must be registered in the Parish and active for two years before wedding date.  For wedding arrangements, please contact  Sister Benita at 612-789-9168.


First Penance and First Communion - These programs are offered to parishioner’s children each year.  Child must be in second grade or older.  Contact Sister Donna at 612-789-9168.


Confirmation - At Holy Cross this is a one year program presented every other year.  The current program began in the fall of 2007 and the Sacrament will be administered in 2008.  This class is for students in 8th grade or older.  Contact Sister Benita at 612-789-9168.


Religious Education (CCD) Class - All classes are held on Wednesday evenings  from  6:30 to 7:30 pm.  Contact Sister Donna at 612-789-9168.


Sick Calls - In case of serious illness or accident, a Priest should be called at once.  Holy Communion is regularly brought to the sick and shut-in by the Pastoral Ministers.  Call the Rectory at 612-789-7238 or Convent at 612-789-9168 to make arrangements.


Eucharistic Adoration - For  available hours or more information call Teddi at 612-605-2558.


New Parishioners - Welcome to Holy Cross Parish!  To register in the parish, please call the Rectory at 612-789-7238.








English Altar & Rosary Guild meets second Monday at 7:00 p.m., September thru May.  Contact

Janice Godlewski at 612-789-7657.


Polish Altar & Rosary Society meets first Sunday at 1:00 p.m., September thru May.  Contact Felicia Szewczyk at 612-781-4153.


English Holy Name Society meets second Monday at 7:00 p.m., Oct., Nov., Dec. and May.  Contact Tom Herschbach at 612-379-9076.


Polish Holy Name Society meets first Sunday at 1:00 p.m. or after church service.  Contact Alfred Rejman at 763-783-9173.


Usher’s Club will meet when needed.  Contact Mike Karney at 612-789-6989.


English Choir -   Contact Phil Baird at 651-330-5590.


Readings for the Week

of December 16, 2007


Sunday:             Is 35:1-6a, 10/Jas 5:7-10/Mt 11:2-11

Monday:             Gn 49:2, 8-10/Mt 1:1-17

Tuesday:            Jer 23:5-8/Mt 1:18-25

Wednesday:       Jgs 13:2-7, 24-25a/Lk 1:5-25

Thursday:           Is 7:10-14/Lk 1:26-38

Friday:                Sg 2:8-14 or Zep 3:14-18a/

                          Lk 1:39-45

Saturday:           1 Sm 1:24-28/Lk 1:46-56

Next Sunday:     Is 7:10-14/Rom 1:1-7/Mt 1:18-24