Today, March 7

· 40 HOURS DEVOTION with Closing Ceremony at 4:00 PM.  Wine and Cheese Social to follow.

· Sunday School during the 10:00 AM Mass.

· Lamentation 11:10 AM in Church.

· Mass in Polish in Convent at 3:15 PM.

Monday, March 8

· English Rosary Guild Meeting 7:00 PM in Kolbe.     Rose 102 will provide refreshments.

Wednesday, March 10

· Soup Supper 4:30 - 7:00 PM in Kolbe.

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

· Confirmation class 6:30-7:30 PM in the school.

Thursday, March 11

· Baptism Class 7:00 PM at River Village (St. Hedwig’s).

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

Friday, March 12

· Senior Citizen Mass (Church) and social 9:00 AM.

· 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 13

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

Sunday, March 14

· Sunday School during the 10:00 AM Mass.

· Parish Library open after the 10:00 AM Mass.

· Family Adoration 3:00 PM in the Church.

· Bible Study 6:30-8:30 PM.


SOUP SUPPERS - You are invited to join the English Altar and Rosary Guild for delicious Soup Suppers served on the Wednesdays during Lent from 4:30 to 7:00 PM in Kolbe Hall.  Enjoy homemade soup, bread, dessert, coffee or milk.  Adults $5.00, children $2.00.  Wild-Rice Chicken Soup will be served this week.

FISH FRY’S -  Holy Cross Church Fish Fry’s every Friday during Lent except for Good Friday, 5:00 to 7:00 PM in Kolbe Center.  Fish, French Fries or Baked Potato, Cole Slaw, Roll, Butter, Coffee or Milk.  Macaroni and Cheese also served.  Adults $10, under 12 - $5.00.

JOURNEY OF FAITH is a mission course to be held on March 15, 22, 29 from 6:30 to 8:15 PM at Church of All Saints, 435-4th Street N.E. Handicapped accessible. Sponsored by Northeast Catholic parishes for all Catholics of our area neighbors and friends.  Free-will offering.  Refreshments at conclusion in Parish Center.

ENGLISH ROSARY GUILD BINGO -  The Holy Cross English Altar and Rosary Guild will sponsor a Ham and Cash Bingo on Sunday, March 21st from 2:00 to 5:00 PM in Kolbe Center.  All are welcome.

J.S. BACH ORGAN RECITAL - Please join the Church of the Holy Cross in an organ recital of J.S. Bach’s organ pieces to honor the composer on the 325th anniversary of his birth.  Recitalists are:  Kraig Windschitl, Brad Schultz, Jeffrey Patry, John Salvenson and our church organist - Chris Brand.  The mini marathon will be held on Sunday, March 21st from 2:00 to 5:00 PM in the church. Admission is free.  Come when you can, stay as long as you like.

BAKE SALE - Holy Cross All Parish Bake Sale on Saturday, March 27 after the 4:30 PM Mass and Sunday, March 28 after all morning Masses in Kolbe Center.  Donations of baked goods are needed.  To help at this event please call the rectory weekdays at 612-789-7238.

SPIRITUAL ART SHOW - Northeast Minneapolis 10th Annual Spiritual Art Show at Elim Church, 685-13th Avenue N.E., Minneapolis - Sunday, March 21st to Friday, March 26th 3:00-7:00 PM each day.  Free admission. 

SMILE!!  Holy Cross Parish will work with Olan Mills Studios to publish a Parish Pictorial Directory.  Put names with faces - connect with people - be part of history as we celebrate the 125th Anniversary of Holy Cross next year.  Photo dates will be October 4 thru 9 and Oct. 11& 12, 2010.  More information will be available in upcoming bulletins.

ENGLISH ALTAR & ROSARY GUILD MEETING - The English Altar & Rosary Guild will meet on Monday, March 8th at 7:00 PM in Kolbe Center.  Women of the parish interested in learning more about the Rosary Guild are welcome to join the ladies on Monday night.   Refreshments provided by Rose 102.

A SPIRITUAL JOURNEY TO POLAND -  Join Father Tony Wrobleski for 12 days in Poland, September 20 to October 1, 2010.  Includes visits to Lubin, Krakow, Warsaw, Swiety, Krzyz, Divine Mercy, Zakopane, Czestochowa and more!  $2799 (cash price) from MSP Airport, including air, hotel, motor coach and two meals a day.  Plus $395 airport taxes and fuel charges and $130 tips.  For a brochure contact Father Wrobleski at 218-822-4040 or visit

ATTENTION SENIORS!!  - The senior Mass and Social for March will be this Friday, March 12th.  Mass at 9:00 AM in Church with social after Mass in Kolbe Center. All seniors are welcome.

DATE CHANGE FOR BAPTISM CLASS - The March Baptism Class will be held on Thursday, March 11th at 7:00 PM, River Village instead of Tuesday, March 9th.

DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME - Remember to set your clocks 1 hour ahead next weekend March 14th.