Today, February 3

· Library open after the 10:00 AM Mass.

· 2nd Year Bible Study 7:00-9:00 PM.

Monday, February 4

· Set-up for Sauerkraut Supper 6:00 PM.

Tuesday, February 5

· Sauerkraut Supper 4:00 to 7:00 PM in the auditorium.  Music for listening and dancing

       4:00-8:00 PM in Kolbe Center.

Wednesday, February 6 - Ash Wednesday

· Ash Wednesday Masses: 6:45 AM, 12:00 Noon, 5:30 PM and 7:00 PM (Polish).

· Faith Formation & Confirmation 6:30 to 7:30 PM.

Thursday, February 7

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

Friday, February 8

· Stations of the Cross in English 6:00 PM.

· Stations of the Cross and Mass in Polish at 7:00 PM.

Saturday, February 9

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

· Polish Rosary Bake Sale after 4:30 Mass in Kolbe.

Sunday, February 10

· Coffee & Donuts after morning Masses in Kolbe.

· Polish Rosary Bake Sale after morning Masses.

· Library open after 10:00 AM Mass.

· Adventures in Matthew Bible Study 6:30-8:30 PM.


CHURCH PAINTING FUND -   January 27, 2008


  Goal                                                        $350,000.00


  Total paid to date (pledge payments

                 and additional gifts)                            $230,025.37

  Pledge payments outstanding                 $119,974.63




Offertory Collection


           January 27, 2008 ………………….. $7,317.78





THE LIGHT WEIGH AT HOLY CROSS - Are you tired of constantly struggling with your weight?  Tired of following diets like they were religious?  Consider giving God a chance to touch your heart, your life and your eating.  A “Light Weigh” orientation will be held on Monday, February 25 at 5:30 PM in the Parish Library located in the school basement (use the blue door).  Come find out about The Light Weigh Bible Study and video series, and how this program has been a blessing to others.  For more information check out their website at

CORRECTION - The numbers to contact for information on the Prayer Shawl Ministry are the Parish Office at 612-789-7238 or Mary at 612-379-4090.  Mary’s number was listed incorrectly last week.

BAKE SALE - The Polish Rosary Society will host a Bake Sale and Raffle next weekend Feb. 9 after the 4:30 PM Mass and Sunday, Feb. 10 after all morning Masses.  Donations from parishioners will be greatly appreciated and may be brought to Kolbe Center after 12:00 noon on Saturday, February 9.

COFFEE & DONUTS - Next Sunday will be Coffee and Donuts after all morning Masses in Kolbe Center.  This is a great opportunity to stop down after Mass and visit with fellow parishioners.  All are welcome.




Holy Cross is no longer having a Fish Fry but listed below are other groups sponsoring Lenten Fish Fry’s.  For more information as to menu and price call the number listed.


Church of St. Albert’s, E. 29th St. at 32nd Avenue S.  4:30-7:30 PM in the social hall.  612-724-3643.


Church of Epiphany, 1900-111th Avenue N.W. in Coon Rapids.  4:30-7:00 PM in cafeteria.  763-755-1020.


Fridley K.C.’S - 6831 Highway 65 N.E., Fridley.  4:30 to 7:00 PM.  763-571-1492.

Please remember Holy Cross Parish

in your Will.

VALENTINE DINNER - Eastside Neighborhood Services Senior Appreciation Valentine Dinner Thursday, February 14th at the Northeast Neighborhood House, 1700 Second Street N.E.  Two seatings 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM.  Admission by ticket only.  Cost $3.00.  Tickets available at: Senior Place, 1801 Central Avenue and East Side Neighborhood Services, 1700-2nd St. N.E.  Transportation available.  Call 612-781-6011 before February 8.

HELP STILL NEEDED - We still need help in the Dining Room for the Sauerkraut Supper.  Please call Cindy at 763-754-2230 to volunteer.  Help is also needed for set-up on Monday, Feb. 4 beginning at 6:00 PM.

SOUP SUPPERS -  You are invited to join the English Rosary Guild for delicious Soup Suppers served on the Wednesdays during Lent starting Feb. 13, 4:30 to 7:30 PM in Kolbe Hall.  Enjoy home-made soup, bread, dessert, coffee or milk.  Adults $4.00, children $2.00.