Saturday, February 3

· Spaghetti Dinner to benefit Pope John Paul II Catholic School 4:30 to 7:00 PM in Kolbe Center.

Sunday, February 4

· Library open after the 10:00 AM Mass.

· Year 2 Bible Study 7:00 to 9:00 PM.

Tuesday, February 6

· Year 2 Bible Study 9:00 to 11:00 AM.

Wednesday, February 7

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

Thursday, February 8

·  Year 2 Bible Study 6:30 to 8:30 PM.

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

Friday, February 9

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

Saturday, February 10

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

· Polish Rosary Bake Sale after 4:30 PM Mass.

Sunday, February 11

· Coffee & Donuts after all morning Masses in Kolbe.

· Polish Rosary Bake Sale after morning Masses.

· Library open after the 10:00 AM Mass.

· Year 1 Bible Study 7:00 to 9:00 PM.


BAKE SALE - The Polish Rosary Society will host a Bake Sale and Raffle on Saturday, Feb. 10 after the 4:30 PM Mass and Sunday, Feb. 11 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 10.

COFFEE & DONUTS - Coffee and Donut Sunday is Sunday, Feb. 11 after all morning Masses in Kolbe Center.  This is a great opportunity to stop after Mass and visit with fellow parishioners.  All are welcome.




Telephone numbers for the prayer line ministry are now listed in the “Parish Directory” section of the bulletin.

IRVING BERLIN’S EASTER PARADE - Holy Cross Parish Activities is sponsoring a trip to see Irving Berlin’s musical Easter Parade at the Chanhassen Dinner Theatre on Wed., April 11.  Cost is $59.00 per person and includes dinner, show and coach.  Coach leaves at 5:15 PM from Holy Cross.  Call Joan at 612-379-4488.

WINTER GETAWAY - Did you want to go on an overnight getaway?  Join us on February 15 & 16 at the Wild Rose Hotel and Casino in Iowa.  Cost is $65.00 per person (double) and this includes motor coach, hotel and extra perks.  For more information call Joan at 612-379-4488.

ALL DAY SEMINAR - The Church of St. Helena, Minneapolis, will present a special all-day seminar on “What Difference Does It Make Being A Catholic?” taught by Douglas G. Bushman, S.T.L., on Saturday, Feb. 17, from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM in Rowan Hall, 3204 East 43rd Street.  The tuition which includes lunch is $30.  Reservations by 12:00 Noon on Thursday, February 15 by calling 612-729-7321.

LONGEST MARRIED COUPLE RECOGNITION - The World Marriage Day 2007 Committee and the Office for Family, Laity Youth and Young Adults are honoring couples in the Archdiocese who have been married 50 years or longer.  An attractive Certificate of Recognition, signed by Archbishop Flynn, will be given to all couples married 50 years or longer who contact us in writing during the month of February.  If you know of a couple who has NOT been recognized in the past with this special acknowledgement, please mail their name, address, and the number of years married to: Office for Family, Laity, Youth and Young Adults, c/o Longest Married Couple, 328 West Kellogg Boulevard, St. Paul, MN 55102.

SAUERKRAUT SUPPER - The Annual Sauerkraut Supper sponsored by the Holy Cross Parish Activities Committee will be on Tuesday, February 20th from 4:00-7:00 PM in the school auditorium  Music by John Filipczak from 4:00-8:00 PM in Kolbe Center.  See enclosed flyer for more information.

RETREAT - “Come Journey With Me” a Lenten Retreat at Immaculate Conception Church, 4030 Jackson Street N.E., Columbia Heights on Sunday, February 25th from 1:00 to 7:00 PM; dinner available, no pre-registration required.  For questions, please call 763-788-9062 ext 212.

SAUERKRAUT SUPPER - Help is needed in the dining room, kitchen, and with the downstairs refreshments at the Sauerkraut Supper.  Men are needed to help with the large kettles.  Call the Parish Office weekdays at 612-789-7238.


The Archdiocesan Office for Family, Laity, Youth and Young Adults is hosting its third annual Single Parent Morning Retreat on Saturday, February 17th from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon.  This event is meant to provide Christian support for single parents through presentation and discussion.  The cost is $10.00/family.  Free childcare will be provided  Call 651-291-4489.