Today, April 19

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

Wednesday, April 22

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

Thursday, April 23

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

Friday, April 24

· NO Polish Mass and Devotions.

· Pope John Paul II School Gala at the Roseville Radisson.

Saturday, April 25

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

Sunday, April 26

· Library open after the 10:00 AM Mass.


POPE JOHN PAUL II SCHOOL GALA - Please join us for our annual School Gala on Friday, April 24th at the Radisson Roseville, 2540 Cleveland Ave. N.   5:30 PM - Reception and Silent Auction;  7:00 PM - Dinner and Program.  There will be a money raffle (1st prize $500/ 2nd $200).  If you would like to purchase raffle tickets, make a reservation for the Gala ($75 per person or sponsor a table of 8 - $1,000) or for more information, call the Development Office at 612-789-8851, ext 104.

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM OFFERED - The Polanie Club of Minneapolis and St. Paul is once again offering a limited number of $2,000 scholarships for the academic year 2009-2010.  Qualifying applicants are US Citizens or permanent residents of Polish-American ancestry who are Minnesota residents with a GPA of 2.5 or better.  Scholarships will be available to applicants ages 18-25 who are seeking financial aid for beyond high school.  To request an application please go to the Polanie Club web site:, click on the scholarship page to download and print two pages of application.  To have an application mailed to you, please send a self-addressed and stamped envelope to: Polanie Club of Minneapolis and St. Paul, attn: Scholarship Committee, 3020 Linden Drive, New Brighton, MN 55112.  Applications must be postmarked by July 1, 2009.  Applicants will be notified in Aug. 2009.

MARRIAGE DAY  CELEBRATION - All couples celebrating silver and golden anniversaries in the 2009 calendar year are invited to join Most Reverend John C. Nienstedt of St. Paul and Minneapolis on Saturday, June 13th at the Cathedral of St. Paul at 10:00 AM for Mass, renewal of vows, a short reception.  Couples over 50 years will also be honored and are invited to attend.  Families and friends of honored couples welcome!  Sponsored by the Archdiocesan Office for Marriage, Family and Life.  For more information, call 651-291-4488 or visit our website:

25TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT - St. Mary’s Balalaika Orchestra 25th Anniversary Concert on Sunday, April 26th St. Anthony-New Brighton High School, 3033-33rd Avenue N.E., St. Anthony Village.  Adults $12.00 and 12 and under $5.00. Special Guests include: University of Wisconsin Russian Folk Orchestra and Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Ensemble.  For more information call Kathy at 612-963-0482.

PRE-PLANNING SEMINAR - The Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is sponsoring free Cemetery and Funeral Pre-planning Seminars.  Select the seminar that is most convenient for you and call 651-255-0534 and make a reservation.  Gethsemane Cemetery: 8151 - 42nd Ave. North, New Hope - Thursday, April 30 - 10:00 AM & 1:00 PM; Friday, May 1 - 10:00 AM and Saturday, May 2 10:00 AM.




MARIAN PILGRIMAGE - A special Marian Pilgrimage to Our Lady of the Snows in Belleville, Illinois, July 31-August 3, 2009.  The cost for the entire round trip by bus, lodging at the Shrine Motel for three nights, six meals and a fun day to St. Louis is only $400.00 (double occupancy). Please register early!  For complete information and application blanks call Marie 651-776-1065 or Duranda 319-283-5710.




Second Sunday of Easter.  GOD our FATHER raised CHRIST from the dead.  Increase in our minds and hearts the life we share with the risen CHRIST.


Let us visit our Adoration Chapel with joy and praise.  Visit HIM with your adoration, thanksgiving and petitions.  Open Hours: Monday 11:00 AM; Tuesday 2:00 PM; Wednesday 5:00 PM; Thursday 2:00 PM; Friday 1:00 PM. 


For information call  612-781-4806 or 763-784-1317.

“THANKS MOM FOR LIFE” MOTHER’S DAY CORSAGES - The English Altar and Rosary Guild is sponsoring “Thanks Mom For Life “ corsages for Mother’s Day.  Order your Mom, grandmother, aunt or favorite lady a corsage.  Advance sales will be next weekend April 25 and 26 and May 2 and 3.  Buy a ticket which you exchange on Mother’s Day weekend (May 9 & 10) for a lovely orchid corsage with attached pro-life message.  Donation is $5.00.  Tickets available at the church entrance.  Limited corsages available.  Proceeds to pro-life activities.

MASS & DEVOTIONS IN POLISH - There will be NO Polish Mass and Devotions this Friday, April 24th.