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Zebedee could not have been too pleased when his two strapping sons dropped everything and went off with the itinerant preacher. He had a fishing business to run and needed their help. And what kind of example were they setting for the hired men they left behind to take up the slack? We don't know if Zebedee ever did understand his sons' impulsive decision, which forever changed the direction of their lives. Ask this family to help you honor the call of the Gospel whatever the cost.

FATHER DAVID will be away on vacation from Sunday, January 26th to Sunday, February 2nd.

Goal - $1,500.000.00
Pledges & Gifts - -$1.357.412.75
Needed to reach Goal- $ 142,587.25

Pledges & Gifts - $1,357,412.75
Paid to date - - $ 836.047.45
Outstanding - $ 521,365.30

To reach our goal, we need pledges and additional gifts. If you were unable to give a gift or make a pledge in the past, please consider helping at this time.

The yellow envelope in the packet mailed to your home can be used for gifts and/or pledge payments.

Thank you to all who are making pledge payments and/ or giving an "extra gift" in the monthly yellow envelope.
                       PERPETUAL EUCHARISTIC
                            ADORATION NEWS

In Today's reading, the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, we can come up with one word: "Repent." We can let our daily lives move forward to repentance and belief. Jesus wants us to repent, to know Him, to serve Him, and to adore Him. Visit the Adoration Chapel - He is waiting!

The Adoration Chapel is located in the convent of Holy Cross. Open hours: Tuesday 11:00 a.m., Thursday 2:00 p.m. and Thursday 4:00 p.m.

For more information call 763-788-4729 or 612-781-4806. Thank you.

THE FAMILY OF RAYMOND PARTYKA would like to thank Father David, Sister Benita, the organist, soloist, Altar Boys, Funeral Luncheon Committee and all those who expressed their concern and sympathy. A special thank you to Father David and Sister Benita for their visits. Your kindness was appreciated.

THE HAZEL SHOLL FAMILY wants to express their sincere thanks to Father David, the Altar Boys, organist, soloist and all who participated in the funeral Mass. Special thanks to Father Andy, Sister Benita, Sister Donna and Sister Priscilla for their many visits to Hazel.


               Gregory M. Lewerenz & Tanya M. Greevers - III
THE NEXT PEACE MASS at Holy Cross is on Tuesday, January 28, the Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas, priest and doctor of the Church. Rosary at 6:30 p.m. and Mass at 7:00 p.m. Receive a copy of Our Blessed Virgin Mary's message given to the world at Medjugorje just six hours before. Refreshments to follow in Kolbe Center.

Offertory Collection
January 19, 2003.............................$6,202.27


Saturday, January 25
4:30 p.m. t Walter Iskierka
Sunday, January 26
Third Sunday in Ordinary Time
8:00 a.m. t Mary Zajac
  10:00 a.m. t Founders of Holy Cross
  11:30 a.m. t Joseph & Stanislawa Staron and Parents
    6:30 p.m. For the Parishioners
Monday, January 27
6:45 a.m. t Evelyn Stawski
Tuesday, January 28
6:45 a.m. t Deceased Members of the Bart and Mary Rekucki Family
Wednesday, January 29
6:45 a.m. t Stanley Bucksa
Thursday, January 30
6:45 a.m. t Lionel Bylander
Friday, January 31
6:45 a.m. t Chester Kondziolka
Saturday, February 1
8:00 a.m. t Mary Hyberg
    1:00 p.m. Gregory M. Lewerenz and Tanya M. Greevers - Wedding
    4:30 p.m. t Harriet and Stanley Moritko
Sunday, February 2
Presentation of the Lord
8:00 a.m. t Henry Nawrocki
  10:00 a.m. t Walter & Mary Horowicki
  11:30 a.m. t Mary Pasiewicz
    6:30 p.m. For the Parishioners

Readings for the Week of January 26, 2003

Sunday: Jon 3: 1-5, 10; 1 Cor 7:29-31; Mk 1:14-20
Monday: Heb 9: 15, 24-28; Mk 3:22-30
Tuesday: Heb 10:1-10; Mk 3:31-35
Wednesday: Heb 10:11-18; Mk 4:1-20
Thursday: Heb 10:19-25; Mk 4:21-25
Friday: Heb 10:32-39; Mk 4:26-34
Saturday: Heb 11:1-2, 8-19; Mk4:35-41
Next Sunday: Mal 3:1-4; Heb 2:14-18; Lk 2:22-40

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