Saturday, December 23

         4:30 PM      John Motyl


Sunday, December 24

Fourth Sunday of Advent

         8:00 AM      Stanley Lipa

       10:00 AM      Thomas Soltys

       11:30 AM      For the Families who took the                    

                             picture Our Lady of Czestochowa


Christmas Eve

         4:00 PM      Donald & Joyce Ostrowski

       12:00 AM      † Clarence & Martina Swedberg


Monday, December 25

Christmas Day

         8:00 AM      George & Ann Kordiak

       10:00 AM      Martha Rekucki

       11:30 AM         Living & Deceased Members of the

                                       Polish Holy Name


Tuesday, December 26

         6:45 AM      Quintin Dubay

Wednesday, December 27

         6:45 AM      Andrew & Louise Chorzempa

Thursday, December 28

         6:45 AM      Rhonda Nawara

Friday, December 29

         6:45 AM      Frank Cerny

         7:00 PM      Mary Kostelnik

Saturday, December 30

         8:00 AM      Esther Biernat - Ushers

         4:30 PM      Mary Zurek

Sunday, December 31               

Feast of the Holy Family

         8:00 AM      Helen Pasnik - Anniv.

       10:00 AM      Barbara & Felix Lamusga

       11:30 AM      Vieslawa & Henryk Materla -

                                       25th Wedding Anniversary


No 6:30 PM Mass



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 7:45 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., September thru 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.


Educational Task Force meets when needed.  Contact Dennis Barry at 612-788-4209.


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


Text Box: Readings for the Week of December 24, 2006

Sunday:	Mi 5:1-4a/Heb 10:5-10/Lk 1:39-45
Monday:	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
Tuesday:	Acts 6:8-10; 7:54-59/Mt 10:17-22
Wednesday:	1 Jn 1:1-4/Jn 20:1a, 2-8
Thursday:	1 Jn 1:5-2:2/Mt 2:13-18
Friday:	1 Jn 2:3-11/Lk 2:22-35
Saturday:	1 Jn 2:12-17/Lk 2:36-40
Next Sunday:	Sir 3:2-7, 12-14 or 1 Sm 1:20-22, 24,28/	Col 3:12-21 or 3:12-17 or 
	1 Jn 3:1-2, 21-24/Lk 2:41-52