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

Parish Directory Update!

We have added one extra day to have your photo taken for the new parish directory. Olan Mills will be at Holy Cross Parish on Wednesday, April 27 from 3:00 to 8:30 p.m. Your photo will be included in our new directory and you will receive your 8 x 10 photo and the directory at no charge for participating. You have the option of purchasing additional photos if desired. Be a part of our 2005 history. Call the office weekdays to schedule your appointment - 612-789-7238.

Military Members:
If someone in your family is on active duty in the military, you are welcome to submit their photo.

Photo dates for parish groups:

Eucharistic Ministers/Lectors

Saturday, April 23, 11:00 AM - Churc
Monday, May 2, 6:00 PM - Church

Saturday, April 23, 11:30 AM - Church
Monday, May 2,6:15 PM - Church

Altar Servers
Saturday, April 23, 12:00 Noon - Church

"THANKS MOM FOR LIFE" MOTHER'S DAY CORSAGES - The English Altar & Rosary will again sponsor "Thanks Mom for Life" corsages for Mother's Day. Order your Mom, grandmother, aunt or favorite lady a corsage. Advance sales will be April 23 & 24 and April 30 & May 1. Buy a ticket which you exchange on Mother's Day weekend (May 7 & 8) for a lovely orchid corsage with attached pro-life message. Donation is $5.00. Tickets will be available at each church entrance. Proceeds to area pro-life activities.
POLANIE CLUB SCHOLARSHIP - The Polanie Club of Minneapolis and St. Paul is offering a limited number of $1000 scholarships for the academic year 2005-2006 to qualifying applicants of Polish-American ancestry who are Minnesota residents with a GPA of 3.0 or better. Scholarships will be available to those persons, ages 18- 25, seeking financial aid for future education beyond high school. Applications must be postmarked by July 1, 2005. Please contact: Polanie Club, Scholarship Committee, 623 Madison St. N.E., Minneapolis, MN 55413.
WANTED - Host families needed for foreign exchange students for 2005-2006 school year. Requirements are a loving home and a good heart. Make a friend for life and learn about a different culture. CETUSA'S mission statement "Reaching out to encourage a lifelong journey of global peace and understanding." Contact Jeanne Amey at 612-782-9500 for more information.


Today, April 17
Library open after the 10:00 a.m. Mass.
Monday, April 18
Archdiocesan Holy Name Board Meeting.
Tuesday, April 19
Bible Study 6:30 p.m. in Kennedy Hall.
Wednesday, April 20
Faith Formation Classes 6:30-7:45 p.m. in school.
Thursday, April 21
AA & Alanon 7:30 p.m. in Kennedy Hall.
Friday, April 22
Family Night Open Gym 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Mass and Devotions in Polish 7:00 p.m. in Church.
Saturday, April 23
Polish School 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
Sunday, April 24
Sunday School/Nursery during the 10:00 a.m. Mass.
Library open after the 10:00 a.m. Mass.
Pope John Paul II Catholic School FUN'D FEST in the gym 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

JOIN US FOR AN EVENING OUT Thursday, June 2nd to see "NUNSENSATIONS" - the Nunsense Vegas revue at the Chanhassen Fireside Theater. Bus will leave Holy Cross at 5:00 p.m. The cost is $35.00 per ticket and includes bus, dinner and show. Reservations must be made by May 10th. Call Joan at 612-379-4488. Checks payable to: Holy Cross Parish Activities Committee.

PROCESSION - Sunday, May 1, 2005

At the Cathedral in St. Paul families and individuals will meet at 1:30 p.m. at the State Capitol Approach. Procession to the Cathedral will start at 2:00 p.m. Archbishop Harry Flynn will preside.

At the Basilica in Minneapolis families and individuals will meet at 1:30 p.m. at the Dunwoody Institute Parking lot. Procession to the Basilica will start at 2:00 p.m. Auxiliary Bishop Richard E. Pates will preside.

2005 theme is: Mary, Mother of the Rosary.

SAINT MARON CATHOLIC CHURCH is looking for a Parish Office Secretary Tuesday thru Friday. The position will consist of general office work. Computer skills is required. Please e-mail your resume to yaoub@st.maron.com. For more details please, contact Jim Thompson at 612-379-8989.
FOR RENT: 3 BR, Home, Available 4-1, 19th and 5th St. N.E. 651-488-5077.