Welcome to Church of the Holy Cross


God: Why do you think Jesus healed Simon Peter's mother-in-law even though it was forbidden to do so on the Sabbath?

Me: I think He understood that love is the highest Law.

God: Right! Refusing to heal her would not have pleased Me. Jesus understood I had given Him the power to heal and He used it as an act of love. Do the same with your gifts.


Goal - $1,500,000.00
Pledges & Gifts- -$1.360.145.75
Needed to reach Goal - $ 139,854.25

Pledges & Gifts - $1,360,145.75
Paid to date - - $ 846.406.45
Outstanding - $ 513,739.30
This past week we received 23 gifts (total of $860.00) to the "Continuing Our Tradition Campaign" ranging from $1.00 to $500.00. All gifts are important as we strive to reach our goal. We also received 33 pledge payments (total of $2,005.00) ranging from $5.00 to $500.00. Thank you, thank you, thank you!

The yellow envelopes in the packet mailed to your home are for gifts and/or pledge payments. All gifts and early pledge payments will help payoff our bank loan.

 Offertory Collection
February 2,2003...........................$6,946.10

NEXT WEEKEND marks the beginning of the 2003 Annual Catholic Appeal. The Appeal supports forty-five ministries and programs that support the spiritual, educational, and social needs of the Archdiocesan community. Please look for your letter from Archbishop Flynn and prayerfully consider a gift to the Appeal.
                            PERPETUAL EUCHARISTIC
                                ADORATION NEWS

The Gospel today is about Jesus healing many of the sick. When Jesus went off to pray everyone was looking for HIM. We do not have to search for HIM. We have HIM present 24 hours a day in the Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration Chapel. He awaits our visits.

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

For more information call 763-788-4729 or 612-781-4806. Thank you.
WE ASK YOU to please keep saving aluminum cans. The money raised from recycling the aluminum will go towards the "Continuing Our Tradition" Campaign. Bags of aluminum cans can be put in the containers by the doors of the church or by the garages behind the rectory. Thanks!!
THE HOLY CROSS POLISH ROSARY SOCIETY is having a Bake Sale and Raffle this weekend, Feb. 8 & 9, on Saturday after the 4:30 p.m. Mass and Sunday after all morning Masses. Check out the Bake Sale and take home some delicious homemade treats!
COFFEE AND DONUTS in Kolbe Center after all morning Masses today. All are welcome to come and visit with fellow parishioners. Coffee and Donuts is the second Sunday of every month.


Saturday, February 8
4:30 p.m. t Harry Larson
Sunday, February 9
Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time
8:00 a.m. t Marguerite Moritko
  10:00 a.m. t Raymond Partyka
  11:30 a.m. t Francisek & Agnieszka Narog
    6:30 p.m. For the Parishioners
Monday, February 10
6:45 a.m. t John Schwartz
Tuesday, February 11
6:45 a.m. t Alexander Puzak
Wednesday, February 12
6:45 a.m. t Ann Bakken
Thursday, February 13
6:45 a.m. t Walter Walicki
Friday, February 14
6:45 a.m. t Walter Iskierka - Anniv.
Saturday, February 15
8:00 a.m. t Arvid Kuch - Anniv.
    4:30 p.m. t Pauline & John Kondrak
Sunday, February 16
Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time
8:00 a.m. Health of Mary Ann Lewis
  10:00 a.m. t Joseph Kapala - Anniv.
  11:30 a.m. t Mary Chmielewski - PRS
    6:30 p.m. For the Parishioners

Readings for the Week of February 9, 2003

Sunday:  Jb 7:1-4,6-7; 1 Cor 9:16-19,22-23; Mk 1:29-39
Monday:  Gn 1:1-19; Mk 6:53-56
Tuesday:  Gn 1:20-2:4a; Mk 7:1-13
Wednesday:  Gn 2:4b-9, 15-17; Mk 7:14-23
Thursday:  Gn 2: 18-25; Mk 7:24-30
Friday:  Gn 3:1-8; Mk 7:31-37
Saturday:  Gn 3:9-24; Mk 8:1-10
Next Sunday:  Lv 13:1-2, 44-46; 1 Cor 10:13-1 Mk 1:40-45

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