Today, December 31

 Library open after the 10:00 AM Mass.

Monday, January 1

 Masses at 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 11:30 AM (Polish)

 Parish Office is closed.

Thursday, January 4

 AA & Alanon 7:30 PM in Kennedy Hall.

Friday, January 5

 Mass and Devotions in Polish 7:00 PM in Church.

Saturday, January 6

 Devotions at 7:45 AM in Church.

 Polish School 9:00 AM to 12:00 noon.

Sunday, January 7

 Library open after 10:00 AM Mass.

 2nd Year Bible Study 7:00-9:00 PM.




Call 612-789-7238 weekdays or

leave a message at 763-572-1713.




ďThe Birth of Jesus at Bethlehem is not an event which can be consigned to the past.The whole human history in fact stands in reference to HIM: our own time and the future of the world are illumined by HIS Presence.HE is the living One, WHO IS, WHO WAS AND WHO IS TO COME.Ē(Pope Paul II)


New Yearís resolution: Spend one hour a week with JESUS in the Adoration Chapel.


Open Hours: Tuesday 3:00 PM, Wednesday 7:00 AMFor information, call 612-605-2558 or 612-781-4806.

SATURDAY DEVOTIONS - First Saturday Devotions will be held this Saturday, January 6 at Holy Cross with praying of three decades of the Rosary and Mass at 8:00 AM.After Mass our devotions continue with the final two decades of the Rosary, prayer and meditation.All are invited to participate.

ALL NIGHT VIGIL - The World Apostolate of Fatima of the Archdiocese of St. Paul/Minneapolis is sponsoring an All Night Vigil of reparation and prayer at the Little Sisters of the Poor, 330 South Exchange Street, St. Paul.The vigil begins on Friday, January 5th at 8:00 PM with the Rosary, the Mass at 9:00 PM and concludes with Mass at 4:00 AM on Saturday, January 6th.Everyone is invited to attend part or all of this devotion.Contact: Claude 651-457-6609.


TOTINO-GRACE - Totino Grace will hold an Open House for all prospective students and their parents on Monday, January 8th beginning at 7:00 PM.Call T.J. Paal at 763-586-6314 for questions or more information.


DE LA SALLE - De La Salle will host an Open House for prospective students and their families Thursday, January 11, beginning at 7:00 PM.Many current De La Salle staff and students will be present to welcome guests and answer questions.For more information or directions call Sarah at 612-676-7675.


	1. Compliment three people every day.
	2. Watch for a sunrise at least once a year.
	3. Be the first to say, ďHello.Ē
	4. Live beneath your means.
	5. Treat everyone the way you want to be treated.
	6. Never give up on anyone.  Miracles happen.
	7. Forget the Joneses.
	8. Never deprive someone of hope.  
		It may be all he/she has.
	9. Pray not for things, but for wisdom, and courage.
    10. Be tough minded but tenderhearted.
    11. Be kinder than necessary.
    12. Donít forget a personís greatest emotional 
		need is to feel appreciated.
    13. Keep your promises.
    14. Learn to show cheerfulness, even when 
		you donít feel like it.
    15. Remember that overnight success usually 
		takes about fifteen years.
    16. Leave everything better than you found it.
    17. Remember that winners do what losers 
		donít want to do.
    18. Donít rain on other peopleís parade.
    19. Never waste an opportunity to tell somebody
		you love them.

PLACEMENT EXAM - The placement exam for incoming freshmen will be given at Totino-Grace on Saturday, January 20 beginning at 8:30 AM.Registration for 9th graders will also begin the morning of the exam.Students must have completed an application in order to register.Questions call T.J. Paal at 763-586-6314.

PLEASE KEEP SAVING ALUMINUM CANS - The money raised from recycling the aluminum will now go towards the ďChurch Painting.ĒYour help definitely makes a difference.Bags of aluminum cans (beer and pop only) can be put in the containers by the doors of the church or by the garages behind the rectory.