Today, March 6

· Sunday School during the 10:00 AM Mass.

· Bible Study 6:30-8:30 PM.

Monday, March 7

· Sauerkraut Supper set-up 6:00 PM in the auditorium.

Tuesday, March 8

· Sauerkraut Supper 4:00-7:00 PM in the auditorium.  Music in Kolbe Center 4:00-8:00 PM.

Wednesday, March 9 - Ash Wednesday

· Masses with distribution of ashes 6:45 AM, 12:00 Noon (School Mass), 5:30 PM and 7:00 PM (Polish).

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

Thursday, March 10

· New Ministry Meeting 6:30 PM in Kolbe Center.

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

Friday, March 11

· Fish Fry 5:00-7:00 PM in Kolbe Center.

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

· Stations of the Cross in Polish 7:00 PM in Church.

Saturday, March 12

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

Sunday, March 13

· Coffee & Donuts after all morning Masses in Kolbe.

· Sunday School during the 10:00 AM Mass.

· Family Holy Hour 3:00 PM in the Church.




Sponsored by Holy Cross

Parish Activities Committee is

Tuesday, March 8th

4:00-7:00 PM in the school auditorium.


Home-style Sauerkraut, Loin of Pork, Polish Sausage,

Potatoes, Rye Bread, Paczki and Coffee or Milk.

Adults $12.00 and $5.00 for children under 12.


Music from 4:00-8:00 PM in Kolbe Center.  Crowning of the Sauerkraut King and Queen 6:30 PM in Kolbe Center.

SAUERKRAUT SUPPER - Help is needed at the Sauerkraut Supper for set-up on Monday, March 7th at 6:00 PM and workers are needed for the dining room.  Please call Cindy at 763-754-2230 or the Parish Office at 612-789-7238.

HOLY CROSS FISH FRY’S begin Friday, March 11 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM in Kolbe Center.  Menu includes: Fish, French Fries or Baked Potato, Cole Slaw, Roll, Coffee or Milk.  Macaroni & Cheese available.  Adults $10.00, Children under 12 - $1.25 (in celebration of Holy Cross’ 125th Anniversary in 2011).  Worker sign-up sheets are at the University entrance of Church.  Thank you!

SOUP SUPPERS - English Altar and Rosary Guild delicious Soup Suppers on Wednesdays during Lent beginning March 16 from 4:30 to 7:00 PM in Kolbe Hall.  Enjoy homemade soup, bread, dessert, coffee or milk.  Adults $5.00 and children $1.25 (in celebration of our 125th Anniversary).  Watch bulletins for the soup of the week.


How many times have you heard, or talked about, old memories of Holy Cross School or Parish?  We’re looking for you to share, or just listen to, memories of by gone years.  Topics will vary - sports, grade school, a favorite teacher or priest, family tradition, choir, altar servers, etc.  All ages are welcome to share.

The first “Sharing Memories” evening will be Wednesday, March 23, 7:00 PM (after the Soup Supper) in the Pioneer Room, located in the lower level of the school.  Our young parishioners can witness a vocal history of Holy Cross parish.  

Refreshments will be served.  Event is sponsored by the 125th Anniversary Committee.

REGINA HIGH SCHOOL REUNION - A reunion for all classes of graduates will be held on Saturday, April 16, 2011 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Sofitel Hotel, Bloomington.  Reunion includes lunch and guest speaker, Dr. Leonard Sax, internationally-known speaker and author, who will talk about the climate today for girls and education.  Advance registration is required..  For information or to register, visit or contact Katie at or 612-825-5108.


FAMILY ADORATION AT HOLY CROSS - Plan to join other families from our diocese for a Family Holy Hour next Sunday, March 13.  Father Allan Paul Eilen, St. Elizabeth Seton Church will lead the Holy Hour - a special afternoon of music, prayer, Adoration, Benediction and reflection.  Confessions start at 2:15 PM and Adoration at 3:00 PM.  Bring a snack to share.  Fellowship to follow.

WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE NEW MINISTRIES available in our neighborhood?  Do you have ideas of what you would like to have offered and how to provide it or like to be involved yourself?  A planning session has been scheduled for Thursday, March 10 at 6:30 PM in Kolbe Hall.  All are welcome to share ideas.

 see what is being planned.

COFFEE & DONUT SUNDAY will be March 13th after all morning Masses in Kolbe Center.  Everyone is welcome for fellowship after Mass.