Welcome to Church of the Holy Cross


The disciples realized that in order to be true followers of Jesus they had to do what He had done. They had to speak truth to power - even and especially when those in power wanted them oh so badly to keep silent. They confronted the high priests with their complicity in Jesus' death and they continued to preach His message of love and forgiveness to the crowds in Jerusalem. Where do you see the values Jesus died to uphold being trampled?


Goal -                                                                                  $1,500,000.00
Total paid to date (pledge payments and additional gifts)    $1,128,465.20
Pledge payments still outstanding                                           $308,534.30
Gifts still needed (in addition to pledges)                                 $ 58.619.50

Thank you to the Polish Holy Name Society for their gift of $800.00.
Thank you to all who have brought aluminum cans to church. This week we received for $930.00 for recycled aluminum cans and scrap metal!

Thank you also to all who continue to make regular pledge payments or give additional gifts and memorials. Every gift helps in reaching our goal. The yellow envelope in your packet can be used for gifts and/or pledge payments.

Offertory Collection
April 18, 2004..................................$4,931.00 

WE ASK YOU to 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.
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                                                 ADORATION NEWS

Third Sunday in Easter - In the Gospel Jesus asks Peter three times, "Simon, son of John, do you love ME?" We can acknowledge our love for JESUS by visiting HIM in the Adoration Chapel. It is open 24 hours daily.

The Adoration Chapel is located in the convent of Holy Cross. Open hours: Monday 4:00 p.m., Saturday 9:00 a.m., 12:00 noon and 3:00 p.m. For more information call 612-605-2558 or 612-781-4806. Thank you!

"ANGELS IN THE GARDEN" - Please help support families in need in our community by attending the Silver Angel's spring "Angels in the Garden" fundraiser and auction TODAY Sunday, April 25, 2-5 p.m. at the East Side Neighborhood Services building, 17th Ave. and 2nd St. N.E. Afternoon includes refreshments, exciting auction items, workshops from master gardeners, hands-on- activities, door prizes and more. $12 in advance, $15 at the door, kids $5 For information call 612-781-6011.

WE WELCOME the Archdiocesan Holy Name members and guests who are at Holy Cross this Saturday for the 4:30 p.m. Mass and annual banquet.
"THANKS MOM FOR LIFE" MOTHER'S DAY CORSAGES - The English Altar and Rosary Guild 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 24 & 25 and May 1 & 2. Buy a ticket which you exchange on Mother's Day weekend (May 8 & 9) for a lovely orchid corsage with attached pro-life message. Donation is $5.00. Tickets will be available at each church entrance. Proceeds go to area pro-life activities.


Saturday, April 24
    4:30 p.m. Holy Name Society Members
Sunday, April 25
Third Sunday of Easter

    8:00 a.m. t Sebastian, Sophia, Peter and Wanda Tobias
  10:00 a.m. t Stanley & Harriet Moritko
  11:30 a.m. t Sikora, Narog and Chorzempa Families
    6:30 p.m. For the Parishioners
Monday, April 26
    6:45 a.m. t Edward Wratkowski
Tuesday, April 27
    6:45 a.m. t Richard Johnson - Anniv.
Wednesday, April 28
    6:45 a.m. t Barbara Lamusga
Thursday, April 29
    6:45 a.m. t Vincent Tomczyk
Friday, April 30
    6:45 a.m. t Dennis Weimann
    7:00 p.m. t Mary Pasiewicz
Saturday, May 1
    8:00 a.m. t Helen Danaj
    4:30 p.m. t Dorothy Burns
Sunday, May 2
Fourth Sunday of Easter

    8:00 a.m. t Hilda Wingert
  10:00 a.m. Roland & Mary Ann Maki - 40th Wedding Anniversary
  11:30 a.m. W Int. Ojczyzny
    6:30 p.m. For the Parishioners

Readings for the Week of April 25, 2004

Sunday: Acts 5:27-32, 40b-41; Rv 5:11-14; Jn 21:1-19
Monday: Acts 6:8-15; Jn 6:22-29
Tuesday: Acts 7:51--8:1a; Jn 6:30-35
Wednesday: Acts 8:1 b-8; In 6:35-40
Thursday: Acts 8:26-40; Jn 6:44-51
Friday: Acts 9:1-20; Jn 6:52-59
Saturday: Acts 9:31-42; Jn 6:60-69
Next Sunday: Acts 13:14, 43-52; Rv 7:9, 14b-17; Jn 10:27-30

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