Welcome to Church of the Holy Cross


How do we live as a Christian in the world today? This question, which Christians have to ask of themselves, is the same one posed by the author of the first Letter of ~ter. Christians can't run away from the world. The newly baptized are not encapsulated in their white baptismal robes in a kind of hermetic seal from daily life. Every Christian lives in a world touched by sin - personal, communal, social and original.

Despite that, the Christian does not despair. The promised gift of the Holy Spirit, our Advocate, is with us always. The writer of 1 Peter encouraged his readers to "be ready to give an explanation to anyone who asks you for a reason for your hope."

Take some time to be aware of the Spirit's presence in your life. What are the reasons for your hope?


Goal -                                                                                  $1,500,000.00
Total paid to date (pledge payments and additional gifts)    $1,360,948.70
Pledge still outstanding                                                         $ 139,051.30

Thank you for the gifts given in Memory of John Jakala and William Bogucki.

Thank you to all who continue to give gifts and make pledge payments. We appreciate your kindness.

Even though we do not have a "Gifts still needed" balance at this time, it will not always be that amount. As we become aware of pledges that cannot be completed, you will notice any unpaid amounts moved to the "Gifts still needed" column.

Offertory Collection
April 24,2005..................................$5,794.98


        John T Radzi/owski & Kata/7yna M. Polanska - I
                                      PERPETUAL EUCHARISTIC

Come and visit JESUS whenever you can at the Eucharistic Adoration Chapel.

Open Hours: Monday 7:00 AM, Tuesday 10:00 AM Thursday 11:00 AM, Saturday 11:00 AM

Other early hours are listed in the Chapel. To have questions answered or for more information call 612-605- 2558 or 612-781-4806. Thank you!
CONGRATULATIONS TO the following Holy Name members who received awards at the Annual Holy Name Banquet on April 24, 2005. Holy Name "Man of the Year" honors went to Thomas Herschbach. The Prestigious "Medallion Circle Award" was awarded to Frank Nawara and John Tomczyk. Congratulations to these men and God bless them.
FIRST SATURDAY DEVOTIONS will be held here at Holy Cross this Saturday, May 7 at 7:45 a.m. with praying of the first three decades of the Rosary and Mass at 8:00 a.m. After Mass our devotions will continue with the final decades of the Rosary, prayer and meditation. All are invited.
"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, grand mother, aunt or favorite lady a corsage this weekend 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.


Saturday, April 30
    4:30 p.m. t Sophie & Joseph Jadlowski
Sunday, May 1
Sixth Sunday of Easter

    8:00 a.m. t Helen & Teresa Danaj
  10:00 a.m. t Burnette Polkey
  11:30 a.m. Polish Constitution Day
    6:30 p.m. For the Parishioners
Monday, May 2
    6:45 a.m. t Beulah & John Bartoszek
Tuesday, May 3
    6:45 a.m. t Father Valentine Myslicki, OFM
Wednesday, May 4
    6:45 a.m. Frank & Dorothy Cerny - 60th Wedding Anniversary
Thursday, May 5
    6:45 a.m. t Warren Nolt
Friday, May 6
    6:45 a.m. t Catherine Wincek
    7:00 p.m. t Genowefa Stafin
Saturday, May 7
    8:00 a.m. t Helen Jarnot
    4:30 p.m. t Anna Gacek
Sunday, May 8
Ascension of the Lord

    8:00 a.m. t Marge Urbaniak
  10:00 a.m. First Communion Class
  11:30 a.m. t Kazimierz Kurmanowski
    6:30 p.m. For the Parishioners

Readings for the Week of May 1, 2005

Sunday: Acts 8:5-8, 14-17, 1 Pt 3:15-18, Jn 14:15-21
Monday: Acts 16:11-15, Jn 15:26-16:4a
Tuesday: 1 Cor 15:1-8, Jn 14:6-14
Wednesday: Acts 17:15, 22-18:1, Jn 16:12-15
Thursday: Acts 18:1-8, Jn 16:16-20
Friday: Acts 18:9-18, Jn 16:20-23
Saturday: Acts 18:23-28, Jn 16:23b-28
Next Sunday: Ascension: Acts 1:1-11, Eph 1:17-23, Mt 28:16-20


May 1, 1931

May 1, 1931

The Empire State Building is dedicated.
It remained the world's tallest building until
1972 when the World Trade Center opened.

May 6, 1994
The "Chunnel, " the rail tunnel under the
English Channel opens.

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