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


Goal -                                                                                 $1,500,000.00

Total paid to date (pledge payments and additional gifts)     $1,112,978.70
Pledge payments still outstanding                                          $ 321,759.30
Gifts still needed (in addition to pledges)                                  $ 65,262.00

                    Thank you for gifts to the Campaign in
              Memory of Annette Nawara and Vincent Tomczyk.

Thank you to the Polish Rosary Society for their gift of $500.00 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 29,2004............................$5,826.36

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 ENGLISH ALTAR & ROSARY was founded as an organization to promote spirituality for the women of the parish. Through the course of the year, the Rosary Guild is involved in many activities such as the Fall Fashion Show & Mission Benefit, Ham Bingo, Christmas Bazaar, Soup Suppers and Mother's Day Corsages. We invite you and welcome you to join us as we carry out our mission for the women of Holy Cross Parish. Come and see what we are all about at our next meeting on Monday, March 8, 7:00 p.m. in Kolbe Center. For more information call Bonnie at 612-781-0158.
THE HOLY CROSS HOLY NAME SOCIETY will meet at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 9. Also, the group will be receiving Communion in a body on Sunday, March 14th at the 10:00 a.m. Mass. Please sit in the right front pews with your family.
MARCH IS NATIONAL EYE DONOR MONTH, a time set apart to increase awareness of eye donation. For more information, call (toll free) 1-866-877-4448.


Today, March 7
Library open after the 10:00 a.m. Mass.
Monday, March 8
English Rosary Guild Meeting 7:00 p.m. in Kolbe Hall. Refreshments by Rose 108.
Tuesday, March 9
Baptism Class 7:00 p.m. in the Church.
English Holy Name Meeting 7:00 p.m. in Kolbe.
Wednesday, March 10
Soup 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 7:00 p.m. in Church.
Thursday, March 11
AA & Alanon 7:30 p.m. in Kennedy Hall.
Friday, March 12
Fish Fry 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in Kolbe Center.
English Stations with Benediction 6:00 p.m.
Mass followed by Stations in Polish 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 13
Polish School 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon in school.
Sunday, March 14
Coffee and Donuts after morning Masses in Kolbe.
Rosary recited at 9:40 a.m.
Sunday School/Nursery during the 10:00 a.m. Mass.
Library open after 10:00 a.m. Mass.
Pope John Paul II Catholic School Fun'd Festival from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the school gym.

NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING CLASSES - Modern NFP is based on comprehensive scientific research, is healthy and marriage building! A series of classes on the highly effective Creighton Model Ovulation Method, taught by a qualified instructor will begin on Monday, March 15th at St. Charles Borromeo Church in St. Anthony. For information call the Twin Cities Fertility Care Center at 651-232-3088.
SAINT MARON CATHOLIC CHURCH, 6th & University, is looking for a Parish Office Secretary Tuesday through Friday starting March 30. The position will consist of general office work. Computer skill is required. Interested parties should contact Colette Joseph at 952-949-9208.


March 21 Closing of Forty Hours
at 4:00 PM.
Father John Ubel from the St. Paul
Seminary will be the Homilist.

March 28 English Altar and Rosary Guild Ham
Bingo 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. in Kolbe Center.