Today, December 27

· Library open after 10:00 AM Mass.

· Kolbe reserved.

Tuesday, December 29

· Prayer Shawl Ministry will be held offsite.  Call the parish office for information.

Thursday, December 31

· Mass of Anticipation for Holy Day 5:00 PM.

Friday, January 1 - Solemnity of Mary

· Holy Day of Obligation.  Masses at 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM in English and 11:30 AM in Polish.  No 6:30 PM

· Parish Office closed.

Saturday, January 2

· Devotions at 7:45 AM in Church.

Sunday, January 3

· Bible Study 6:30-8:30 PM.


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ALL NIGHT VIGIL - The World Apostolate of Fatima of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is sponsoring an All-Night Vigil of prayer and reparation at Little Sisters of the Poor, 333 South Exchange Street, St. Paul.  The vigil begins on Friday, January 1 at 8:00 PM and closes on Saturday, January 2, with Mass at 4:00 AM.  Everyone is invited to attend all or some of this devotion.  Information: 651-457-6609.

DON’T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY TO BE INSPIRED!  The New York Times bestselling author and speaker Matthew Kelly possesses a powerful ability to combine storytelling with an understanding of today’s culture and the yearnings of the human heart … With a keen sense of humor, he’ll elevate and energize you to pursue the highest values of the human spirit and become “the-best-version-of-yourselves.”  Matthew will be speaking at Divine Mercy Catholic Church in Faribault on January 10 and 11 at 7:00 PM each night.  Questions call 507-334-2266 ext. 20.

DEVOTIONS - First Saturday Devotions will be held this Saturday, January 2, at Holy Cross at 7:45 AM with praying of the first three decades of the Rosary and Mass at 8:00 AM.  After Mass devotions will continue with the praying of the final two decades of Rosary, prayer and meditation.

SILENT RETREAT - A silent retreat is being offered for men of the parish on January 15-17 at Christ the King Retreat Center in Buffalo, MN.  The theme of the retreat is Jesus Conquers Fear. If spending a few days away to get some perspective on your life sounds interesting, why not call King’s Retreat House at 763-682-1394 or John at 763-537-8052 for information or to make a reservation.

PRAYER SERVICE - Mark your calendars now for the January 22 annual Prayer Service for Life at the Cathedral of St. Paul at 10:30 AM and the March for Life at Capitol at 12:00 Noon.  Archbishop Nienstedt will be speaking.  Pray for an end to abortion on this anniversary of Roe v Wade decision.  Contact Respect for Life at 651-291-4506 or wilsons@archspm,org for more information.

HELP WANTED - We are looking for someone who would be able to help an elderly man with snow shoveling.  If you could help please call the Parish Office weekdays at 612-789-7238.

RIDE NEEDED - A Holy Cross parishioner is looking for someone who would be willing to provide a ride to Church on Sunday occasionally.  If you can help call the Parish Office weekdays at 612-789-7238.