Today, January 24

· Sunday School during the 10:00 AM Mass.

· Library open after the 10:00 AM Mass.

Tuesday, January 26

· Peace Mass - Rosary at 6:30 PM; Mass at 7:00 PM.

· Prayer Shawl 6:30 PM in the Library.

Wednesday, January 27

· Faith Formation classes 6:30-7:30 PM in school.

· Confirmation class 6:30-7:30 PM in school.

Thursday, January 28

· AA & Alanon 7:30 PM in Kennedy Hall.

Friday, January 29

· No Polish Mass or Confession.

Saturday, January 30

· Polish School 9:30 AM to 12:00 Noon.

Sunday, January 31

· Sunday School during the 10:00 AM Mass.

· Benefit Dinner 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM in Kolbe.


WE NEED YOUR HELP! -  Our friends Bożena Janczuk and Wanda Ziach are bravely fighting a difficult disease.  Both families are facing huge expenses related to their cancer treatments.  You are invited to a dinner and silent auction on Sunday, January 31 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM in Kolbe Hall.  Dinner will include chicken soup, chicken breast, potatoes, carrots, dessert and glass of wine.  Adults $15; children 16 and under $5.  You are also encouraged to purchase a CD composed by Bożena’s son.  All the funds received during this event will be donated to Wanda’s and Bożena’s families.  Contact information -  Dinner tickets and CD’s call Ewa at 612-308-9054 or Hanna at 612-208-4188 and Silent Auction call Malgorzata 612-306-0305.  Sponsored by friends of Bożena & Wanda.


Spaghetti Dinner & Raffle on Saturday, February 6 from 4:30 to 7:00 PM in Kolbe Center.  $8.00 for adults and children (grades 9-12); $6.00 for seniors (60) & children (grade 8 and under); $30 family (2 adults/children under 17).  Raffle tickets are $1 each and available at the school.

Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, February 14 at St. Clement Church, 911-24th Ave. N.E. from 8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon.  $5.00 for adults; $3.00 for children.  

For more information on either event call 612-789-8851.

CALL FOR ARTISTS - The 10th Annual Northeast Minneapolis Juried Spiritual Art Show will be Sunday, March 21 to Friday, March 26 at Elim Church, 685 - 13th Avenue N.E.  Submission date is Monday, March 15.  Open call to all artists that live in Minnesota.  Prizes awarded to best works in show.  Work must be done within past three years.  The show is nondenominational and nonsectarian.  Entry form: or by mail please send a self-addressed/stamped business size envelope to Nick & Rosie Heille, 3460 Garfield Street N.E., Mpls., MN 55418.  Help is needed to organize this event in the future.  For information contact Nick at 612-789-6527 or the Holy Cross parish office.

DAY OF PRAYER - St. John’s Abbey in Collegeville, MN, is hosting a Benedictine Day of Prayer on Friday, February 5, 2010, on the topic: Praying in Ordinary Time.  The day begins with morning prayer in the Abbey Church at 7:00 AM and concludes around 3:30 PM.  The cost of the retreat is $50, which includes breakfast and lunch in the abbey guesthouse.  For more information and/or to register, please contact the Abbey Spiritual Life Office at 320-363-3929 or e-mail

FOR RENT - Quiet upper 2 bedroom duplex in NE Minneapolis.  Garage available November - March, 1 block from bus line and 5 minutes from downtown Minneapolis.  No pets please.  Available February 15.  Call Bernadette at 612-802-8639 or Ewa at  763-228-0084.

HELP WANTED - Family Outreach Committee needs volunteers who know how to braid palms to help teach some simple palm braiding skills at our Tuesday, March 2 Family Night.  If you are available, leave your name and number for Miss King at the school office 612-789-8851 or email her or Laura at or  Our next Family Outreach Meeting is Wednesday, February 24 at 7:30 PM in the school building, St. Anthony of Padua Staff Development Room 112.

MARRIAGE RETREAT - Make a date with your lifelong mate.  2010 Archdiocesan Newly Married Retreat on Saturday, Feb. 6th from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM at Church of St. Charles Borromeo, 2520 St. Anthony Blvd, St. Anthony.  Father Peter Laird will be speaking on the Importance of Marriage, Finances, Communication, Parenting, Holiness and more. Cost is $35.  Register by Jan. 29.  For more information call 651-291-4553.

WORLD YOUTH DAY MADRID 2011 - Join the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis as we respond to the Holy Father’s invitation to be …”Rooted and built up in Jesus Christ, firm in the faith” (Col 2:7).  We will be joining Catholic youth and young adults from around the world and Pope Benedict XVI on a pilgrimage to Madrid in August 2011. Contact Bill Dill 651-291-4553/  Participants must be high school juniors or older.