Saturday, December 17

         4:30 PM      Joe Walker & Lucille Knopka


Sunday, December 18

   Fourth Sunday of Advent

         8:00 AM      Carol Coffin

       10:00 AM      Felix & Barbara Lamusga

       11:30 AM      Aleksandra Orlicz-Dreszer

         6:30 PM         For the Parishioners


Monday, December 19

         6:45 AM      Frank, Rose, Frank Lee Stwora

Tuesday, December 20

         6:45 AM      Mr. & Mrs. Stanley Brya

Wednesday, December 21

         6:45 AM         Living & Deceased of the Frank &                                        Sophie Wos Family

Thursday, December 22

         6:45 AM      Peter Serie

Friday, December 23

         6:45 AM      Clements & Mary Ann Malicki

         7:00 PM      Celebrant’s Intention


Saturday, December 24  -  Christmas Eve

         4:00 PM      Children of the Parish

       12:00 PM         For the Parishioners


Sunday, December 25  -  Christmas Day

         8:00 AM      Living & Deceased of the Kordiak &

                                       Wingert Families

       10:00 AM      Jim Gibbs

       11:30 AM      Artur, Patrick and Thomas Skrzek


No 6:30 PM Mass



Baptism - Contact the Parish Office at 612-789-7238 to arrange date and time.  Baptism class required for parents and Godparents before desired date.


Marriage - Contact the Parish Office at 612-789-7238 for more information and guidelines.


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 - The next program begins in the fall of 2011.


Religious Education (Faith Formation) 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 763-784-1317 or 612-781-4806.


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.  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.




Text Box: Readings for the Week of December 18, 2011

Sunday:	2 Sm 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16/
		Rom 16:25-27/Lk 1:26-38
Monday:	Jgs 13:2-7, 24-25a/Lk 1:5-25
Tuesday:	Is 7:10-14/Lk 1:26-38
Wednesday:	Sg 2:8-14 or Zep 3:14-18a/Lk 1:39-45
Thursday:	1 Sm 1:24-28/Lk 1:46-56
Friday:		Mal 3:1-4, 23-24/Lk 1:57-66
Saturday:	Morning: 2 Sm 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16/		Lk 1:67-79
Next Sunday:	Vigil: Is 62:1-5/Acts 13:16-17, 22-25/		Mt 1:1-25 or 1:18-25
		Midnight: Is 9:1-6/Ti 2:11-14/Lk 2:1-14
		Dawn: Is 62:11-12/Ti 3:4-7/Lk 2:15-20
		Day: Is 52:7-10/Heb 1:1-6/Jn 1:1-18 or 		1:1-5, 9-14