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

THIS WEEKEND, May 1 & 2, after Mass in the sacristy, we will have registration for the 2004-2005 religion classes and First Communion preparation. It will only take a few minutes.

This registration includes:
All children who will attend public school and be in grades 1-8 next school year.
Children who will be in grade 2 in preparation for First Holy Communion whether they attend public school or Pope John Paul II Catholic School.

Please make use of these opportunities. If you have any questions, please call Sister Donna (evenings) at 612- 789-9168.
THE HOLY CROSS HOLY NAME, English Unit was honored when two of their members received recognition at the Archdiocesan Association of Holy Name Societies Annual Banquet which was held at Holy Cross on April 24. Joe Walker received a plaque as "Man of the Year." Len Urbaniak received the "Medallion Circle Award." This award is the most prestigious award given out by the Archdiocesan Association of Holy Name Societies. Congratulations to Joe and Len!
RUMMAGE SALE - St. John's Church, 2201-3rd Street N.E. on Thursday, May 6 and Friday, May 7 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 8 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. "Bag Day" on Saturday, May 8. Fill a bag for $3.00. Clothing, linens, appliances, antiques, jewelry, toys, dishes and lots more!! Hot dogs, pierohi, cake, pop, coffee.
RUMMAGE SALE - St. Cyril's Church basement - handicap accessible, 13th Avenue and 2nd Street N.E., Wednesday, May 12 from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m., Thursday, May 13 from 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. and Friday, May 14 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon. Friday is $1.00 bag day.
NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING - Modern NFP is based on comprehensive scientific research, is healthy and marriage building. A series of classes on the highly effective Creighton Model Ovulation Method, taught by a qualified instructor, will begin on Monday, May 10th at St. Charles Borromeo in St. Anthony. For time of class, to register or for more information call 651-232-3088.
"THE LIVING, LOVING BODY OF CHRIST" is the theme for the annual regional conference sponsored by the Catholic Charismatic Renewal Office. It will be held on May 28-29 at St. Bonaventure's Catholic Community in Bloomington. Speakers include: Bishop Paul Dudley, Jeff Cavins, R.T. Kendall and Jackie Millar. Call now for a brochure or more information at 612-721-2543.


Saturday, May 1
Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive.
Registration for 2004-2005 CCD classes after Mass.
Today, May 2
Registration 2004-2005 CCD classes after Masses.
Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive.
Library open after 10:00 a.m. Mass.
Polish Constitution Day celebration in the auditorium after the 11:30 a.m. Mass.
Wednesday, May 5
First Confession and Communion Practice 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 6
AA & Alanon 7:30 p.m. in school.
Friday, May 7
Senior Citizen Mass and Brunch 10:30 a.m. in Kolbe Center.
Mass and Devotions in Polish 7:00 p.m. in Church.
Saturday, May 8
Polish School 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
Sunday, May 9
First Holy Communion at the 10:00 a.m. Mass.
Library open after 10:00 a.m. Mass.

A "POLKAFEST" will be held at the Knights of Columbus, 4947 West Broadway, Crystal, MN on Friday, May 7th, 2004 from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. The Polkafest will have a band in each of the three ballrooms. The cover charge for this event is $7 for adults and $3.00 for children 10 and under. This event is open to the public. For more information, contact Roger at 763-537-2174.
POLISH AMERICAN CULTURAL Institute of Minnesota is offering a 3-day trip to Milwaukee and Chicago June 18- 20, 2004. The first night will be spent at Milwaukee's famous Polka Fest. The second and third days are for shopping, eating and sightseeing. The cost is $200 per person double occupancy. For information call Judith at 763-571-9602.
THE POLANIE CLUB OF MINNEAPOLIS AND ST. PAUL is offering a limited number of $1000 scholarships for the academic year 2004-2005 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 that are seeking financial aid for further education beyond high school. The deadline for students to submit their application is June 25, 2004. Applicants will be notified about the decision in July 2004. To request an application or additional information, please write to: Polanie Club of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Scholarship Committee, 623 Madison St. N.E., Minneapolis, MN. 55418.