Saturday, December 20

         4:30 PM      Deceased of the Koscielniak and

                                       Jadlowski Families


Sunday, December 21   Fourth Sunday of Advent

         8:00 AM      Frank, Rose, Frank Lee Stwora

       10:00 AM      Living & Deceased of the Frank                                        and Sophie Wos Family

       11:30 AM      Tadeusz, Janina & Ryszard

                               Dabrowski and

                               Klemens & Antonia Burczynski

         6:30 PM      For the Parishioners


Monday, December 22

         6:45 AM      Rudolph & Virginia Piecek

Tuesday, December 23

         6:45 AM      Ann Nawara

Wednesday, December 24  -  Christmas Eve

         6:45 AM      Nettie Ozga

         4:00 PM      Roger Lipa

        Midnight     Joseph & Mary Ann Jedlenski

Thursday, December 25  -  Christmas Day

         8:00 AM      Wanda & Ben Dries

       10:00 AM      Martina & Clarence Swedberg

       11:30 AM         Special Intention - Fr Waldemar

Friday, December 26

         6:45 AM      Clements & Mary Ann Malicki

         7:00 PM      Benon Kornowicz

Saturday, December 27

         8:00 AM      Bernice Janowiec

         4:30 PM      Rhonda & Frank Nawara


Sunday, December 28  Feast of the Holy Family

         8:00 AM      Joseph A. & Helen Galka

       10:00 AM      Felix & Barbara Lamusga

       11:30 AM      Jan & Felicia Bajor

         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 one year before wedding date.  For wedding arrangements, please contact the Parish Office at 612-789-7238.


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 next program begins in the fall of 2009 and the Sacrament will be administered in 2010.  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

Shirley Hambrick at 781-9867.


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.


Text Box: Readings for the Week of December 21, 2008

Sunday:	2 Sm 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16/
		Rom 16:25-27/Lk 1:26-38
Monday:	1 Sm 1:24-28/Lk 1:46-56
Tuesday:	Mal 3:1-4, 23-24/Lk 1:57-66
Wednesday:	Morning: 2 Sm 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 		16/Lk 1:67-79
Thursday:	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
Friday:	Acts 6:8-10; 7:54-59/Mt 10:17-22
Saturday:	1 Jn 1:1-4/Jn 20:1a, 2-8
Next Sunday:	Sir 3:2-6, 12-14 or Gn 15:1-6; 21:1-		3/Col 3:12-21 or 3:12-17 or 
		Heb 11:8, 11-12, 17-19/Lk 2:22-40 		or 2:22, 39-40

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