1621 University Avenue N.E., Minneapolis, MN 55413


Goal -                                                                                        $1,500,000.00
Total paid to date (pledge payments and additional gifts)          $1,111,069.70
Pledge payments still outstanding                                                $ 322,929.30
Gifts still needed (in addition to pledges)                                       $ 66,001.00

Thank you for gifts to the Campaign:
In Memory of Ann Johnson by Family & Friends
In Memory of Lorraine Fitzgerald by Kenneth Fitzgerald

We are grateful to the English Rosary Guild, Funeral Luncheon Committee and Polish Rosary Society for their recent donations to the Campaign.

Thank you to all who continue to make regular pledge payments or give additional gifts. Every gift, large or small, helps in reaching our goal. The yellow envelope in your packet can be used for gifts and/or pledge payments.

Offertory Collection
February 22,2004...........................$6,212.20

PLEASE KEEP SAVING ALUMINUM CANS - The money raised from recycling the aluminum will go towards the "Continuing Our Tradition" Campaign and your help does makes a difference! Bags of aluminum cans can be put in the containers by the doors of the church or by the garages behind the rectory.


The Parish Library will be open additional hours during Lent: Sunday after 10:00 a.m. Mass; Wednesday - 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Friday - 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Other times by request.

MINNESOTA CATHOLIC CREDIT UNION - Holy Cross is one of the many churches that is within the field of membership of Minnesota Catholic Credit Union (MCCU). Any parishioner, or their families, are eligible to join MCCU. As a member of MCCU, you will support diversity in the financial industry and belong to an organization that reflects the values of the Catholic faith. In this day and age, it often seems we don't have control over many facets of our lives. Not so with MCCU; as a member of MCCU, you are the Credit Union. MCCU is a full service Credit Union offering low interest lows, various savings plans and checking accounts, A TM/debit cards, and internet banking. Check it out at our web site at www.mncathcu.com. Please call our office at 612-362- 9234. The office is located at 2520 Broadway St. N.E.


Today, February 29
  Library open after the 10:00 a.m. Mass.
Monday, March 1
  Happy Birthday to Father David!
Wednesday, March 2
  Chili Supper 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in Kolbe Center.
  Library open 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
  CCD, Confirmation classes 6:30-7:45 p.m. in school
  Adult choir resumes in the Church at 7:00 p.m..
  Mothers Club meeting 7:00 p.m. in Pioneer Room.
Thursday, March 4
  AA & Alanon 7:30 p.m. in Kennedy Hall.
Friday, March 5
  Senior Citizen Mass and Meeting 9:00 a.m. in Kolbe.
  Fish Fry 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in Kolbe Center.
  Library open from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
  Stations of the Cross in English 6:00 PM in Church.
  Mass in Polish followed by Stations of the Cross 7:00 p.m. in Church.
Saturday, March 6
  First Saturday Devotions 7:45 a.m. in Church.
  Polish School 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
Sunday, March 7
  Sunday School/Nursery during the 10:00 a.m. Mass.
  Library open after the 10:00 a.m. Mass.

ALL NIGHT VIGIL - The World Apostolate of Fatima of the Catholic Archdiocese of St. Paul/Minneapolis, is sponsoring an All-Night Vigil of prayer and reparation at The Little Sisters of the Poor, 330 So. Exchange Street, St. Paul. The Vigil will begin on Friday, March 5, 2004 at 8:00 p.m. and close on Saturday, March 6, with Mass at 4:00 a.m. Everyone is invited to attend some or all of this devotion. Contact Cindy at 651-457-6609 for information.
PANCAKE AND SAUSAGE BREAKFAST sponsored by the St. Clement's Holy Name Society, Sunday, March 7th 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. St. Clement's Church, 901-24th Avenue N.E. $5.00 for adults, $3.00 for children. All proceeds go to the N.E.R.O. sports organization.
WORLDWIDE MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER - A World Wide Marriage Encounter Weekend is a weekend full of fresh love, rebirth, and new beginnings. What a great way to rekindle the romance in your marriage this Spring season. The next weekends are scheduled for March 26-28th at the Yankee Square Inn in Eagan and May 7-9th at Kings House in Buffalo. For more information or to register, call 1-800-795-5683.
FOR RENT: 2 BR plus, 1 or 2 adults, reasonable rent. Call612-788-6438.