Today, April 3

· Holy Name French Toast Breakfast 8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon in Kolbe.

· Sunday School during the 10:00 AM Mass.

· Bible Study 6:30-8:30 PM.

Wednesday, April 6

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

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

· New Ministry Meeting 7:00 PM in Kolbe.

Thursday, April 7

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

Friday, April 8

· 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, April 9

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

· Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive for Special Olympics after 4:30 PM Mass.

· Gorzkie Zale & Mtg. 6:00 PM in Kolbe.

Sunday, April 10

· Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive for Special Olympics after all Masses.

· Sunday School during the 10:00 AM Mass.

· English Rosary Guild Ham and Cash Bingo 2:00-5:00.



LENTEN ALMSGIVING - Thank you for the breakfast foods this weekend for St. Joseph’s Home for Children.


Upcoming collections include:


April 9 & 10 - Non-perishable food items for women and children at the Mary’s Place shelter.


April 16 & 17 - Second collection for the Medicine Fund at

  Our Lady of Good Counsel Free Cancer Home.



STAY CURRENT WITH HOLY CROSS EVENTS BY EMAIL.  Each week an update of events at Holy Cross will be sent to all interested via email.  To keep informed electronically, just send your email address to   Our email list will not be shared.

SOUP SUPPERS - English Altar and Rosary Guild Soup Suppers on Wednesdays during Lent 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).  This week Vegetable Beef Soup will be featured.  All proceeds go to local charities.

THE HOLY NAME SOCIETIES AND MEN’S CLUBS OF NORTHEAST… Present “Breakfast in Kolbe Center”  on Sunday, April 3, from 8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon.  French Toast, Sausage, Maple Syrup, Fruit Cup, Orange Juice, Coffee or Milk.   Adults $6.00, Children (5-12) $3.00 and Children under 5 FREE.  Proceeds to PJPII/NERO Booster Club and Northeast Food Shelf.

HOLY CROSS FISH FRY’S every Friday, during Lent except for Good Friday 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 eat-in price in celebration of Holy Cross’ 125th Anniversary.  Funds raised at the Fish Fry support youth ministry at Holy Cross.

ENGLISH ROSARY GUILD BINGO - The Holy Cross English Altar and Rosary Guild will sponsor their Ham and Cash Bingo next Sunday, April 10th from 2:00 to 5:00 PM in Kolbe Center.  All are welcome.  Rosary members are reminded to turn in the money for their bingo tickets.

ALL PARISH BAKE SALE - Holy Cross All Parish Bake Sale will be Saturday, April 16 after the 4:30 Mass and Sunday, April 17 after all morning Masses in Kolbe.  Donations of baked goods can be brought beginning at noon on Saturday.  Our Youth Group is hosting the Bake Sale.  To help them please call the parish office weekdays at 612-789-7238.


“Hall of Faith” plaques are now on the wall outside of Kolbe Center.  Stop by and see what has been mounted thus far.  Order forms are available at the doors of the church.

Upcoming Anniversary Events:

Thursday, May 5 (125th day of the year) 
May Crowning and Social

Wednesday, June 15 - Parish Picnic

Sunday, September 11 - 125th Anniversary Banquet

Sunday, October 16 - Anniversary Family Bingo

SLAVIC WONDERS: Feast and Saints in Early Russia, Bohemia and Poland.  Specializing in performances of rarely heard repertoire, The Rose Ensemble reawakens the ancient with vocal music that stirs the emotions, challenges the mind, and lifts the spirit.  This concert will take place on Friday, April 8, 2011 at 8:00 PM at Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church Mindekirken, 924 East 21st St., Minneapolis.  Tickets are $25 General Admission.  For tickets call 651-225-4340 or visit

TOOTSIE ROLL DRIVE - Members of the Knights of Columbus will be at the doors of the church next weekend, April 9 & 10, accepting cash donations for the Special Olympics events they sponsor.  All donors receive a “Tootsie Roll” as a thank you.