Thursday, May 19

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

Friday, May 20

· Confessions 6:15 PM; Mass and Devotions in Polish at 7:00 PM in Church.

Saturday, May 21

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

· Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive 4:30 Mass.

· Blessing of Cars after 4:30 Mass.

Sunday, May 22

· Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive.

· Blessing of Cars after 8:00 and 10:00 AM Mass.


FOR RENT - Lower duplex, close to church, 19th and 5th                           St. N.E.  Call 651-488-5077

RUMMAGE SALE - St. John Byzantine Church, 2201 Third Street N.E. is sponsoring a Rummage Sale on Thursday, May 19 from 9:00 to 5:00, Friday, May 20 from 9:00 to 5:00 and Saturday, May 21 from 9:00 to 1:00.  Saturday is “Bag Day” fill a bag for $3.00.  Hot Dogs, Perohi, Cake, coffee, pop for sale.

GARAGE SALE/PLANT SALE - Pope John Paul II/NERO Athletic Department is sponsoring a Garage Sale/Plant Sale on Saturday, May 21st from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM and Sunday, May 22 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM on the school parking lot located at 17th and 4th Street N.E.  Proceeds benefit PJPII/NERO Athletics.  Questions email Bob at

Text Box: The Catholic Cemeteries
Monday, May 30, all at 10:00 AM

St. Mary’s Cemetery - 4403 Chicago Ave.
If raining - Holy Name Church
3637-11th Avenue South, Minneapolis

St. Anthony Cemetery - 2729 Central Avenue N.E.
If raining - St. Clement Church
911-24th Avenue N.E., Minneapolis

Gethsemane Cemetery
8151-42nd Avenue North, New Hope

Dear Holy Cross Parishioners,  We are so thankful to Holy Cross Parish for your dedication to the children at St. Joseph Home for Children.  The food shelf donation you so generously made was truly wonderful and helpful.  Our children have many challenges and good healthy food is a comfort we strive very seriously to provide.  It lifts us up when we feel the love and support coming from our parish community.  Thank you so very much!  -Mary Schoelch, Volunteer Specialist





Registration - Would you like your child to experience education where faith and knowledge co-exist?  Register to attend Pope John Paul II Catholic School where academics, values and faith development exist at the heart of each child’s education.  For more information call 612-789-8851.

STAY CURRENT WITH HOLY CROSS EVENTS BY EMAIL.  Each week an update of events at Holy Cross will be sent to all interested via email.  To keep informed electronically, just send your email address to   Our email list will not be shared.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL - It’s Vacation Bible School registration time again.  Vacation Bible School at Holy Cross will be June 27 to July 1.  See flyers at the doors of the church for more information on registration for children and volunteer opportunities for everyone.  Please email for more information.

ANNUAL TOOTSIE ROLL DRIVE - The Hennepin Minneapolis Knights of Columbus Council #435 will be conducting their annual Tootsie Roll Drive for the intellectually disabled citizens next weekend May 22 and 23 here at Holy Cross.  100% of donations from this event help support Minnesota Special Olympic athletes.  Look for the Knights in vests at all the doors for weekend Masses.  Please be generous.

THANK YOU - The Parish is grateful to the English Rosary Guild for the donation of $650.00 from the profits of the Bingo and Soup Suppers.  Thank you.

HEALING MASS FOR DISABLED - The Archdiocesan Outreach to Persons with Disabilities and Prenatal Partners for Life are sponsoring a Healing Mass on Sunday, May 22 at 4:00 PM at the Church of St. Raphael in Crystal.  This mass is for all persons with disabilities, their families and care-givers, those who have been affected by an adverse diagnosis either before or after birth and for families affected by the loss of a child.  For information, Mary 763-772-3868 or


HOLY CROSS POLISH SCHOOL FUNDRAISER Sunday, May 22 in Kolbe Hall.  A variety of name brand and store brand items (soup, juice, pasta, health and beauty supplies, organic food items, etc.) will be sold practically at cost as a fundraiser for our Polish Saturday School.  Items will be priced at $1, $2, $3, etc.  There will also be a raffle for a Coca Cola cooler.  Everyone is welcome to “shop” in Kolbe Hall beginning after the 8:00 AM Mass on May 22.  Please use the alley entrance.