Welcome to Church of the Holy Cross


Today's Gospel is that famous passage from John 3:16, "God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life." These words are especially striking in John's Gospel, in which the word "world" stands for all that is opposed to God. Most of the time in John, God's love is directed towards the disciples, those who believe in Jesus. But here, God loves the world.

It is this immense love that is characteristic of the Trinity. As we honor the mystery in today's feast, we can also rejoice that God's love is shown to all.


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Goal -                                                                                   $1,500,000.00
Total paid to date (pledge payments and additional gifts)     $1,363,113.70
Pledge still outstanding                                                           $ 136,886.30

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 may not always be that way. As we become aware of pledges that cannot be completed, any unpaid amounts moved to the "Gifts still needed" column.

Offertory Collection
May 15, 2005...................................$6,379.21

HOLY CROSS PARISH TRUSTEES - Thank you to Mark Murlowski who recently resigned as a Holy Cross Parish Trustee. Mark's years of service were highlighted by great leadership and wise advice. Michael Januszewski now joins Joseph Tomas as our two Parish Trustees.
                                        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!
CATHOLIC RADIO - Listen to "Relevant Radio" at 1330 AM for interesting topics, Mass, the Rosary, and more information on our faith.
PLEASE CONTINUE TO SAVE ALUMINUM CANS. Bags of aluminum cans (pop or beer only) can be put in the containers by the doors of the church or the garages behind the rectory. Monies received from the aluminum goes towards the Continuing Our Tradition Campaign.

Beginning next weekend, May 29-30, the Parish Office summer hours will be:

                                    Monday thru Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
                                    Saturday and Sunday: Closed
THE NEXT PEACE MASS at Holy Cross will be on Thursday, May 26. Rosary at 6:30 p.m. and Mass at 7:00 p.m. Receive a copy of our Blessed Virgin Mary's message given to the world at Medjugorje just six hours before. Refreshments to follow.


Saturday, May 21
    4:30 p.m. Living and Deceased Members of the Mangen Family
Sunday, May 22
Feast of the Most Holy Trinity

    8:00 a.m. t Edward amp; Sophie Vlach - Anniv. Edward
  10:00 a.m. t Michael Gliniany
  11:30 a.m. t Zofia Remiarz
    6:30 p.m. For the Parishioners
Monday, May 23
    6:45 a.m. t Chester Cerepak
Tuesday, May 24
    6:45 a.m. t Father Joseph Balent & Parents- John & Theresa Balent
Wednesday, May 25
    6:45 a.m. t Felix Lamusga - Anniv.
Thursday, May 26
    6:45 a.m. t Robert Danaher - Anniv.
Friday, May 27
    6:45 a.m. t Genevieve Crepeau
    7:00 p.m. Living Members of the Markowski Family
Saturday, May 28
    8:00 a.m. t Leon & Genevieve Kunca
    4:30 p.m. t Deceased of the Batkiewicz Family - Anniv. Mary
Sunday, May 29
The Body and Blood of Christ

    8:00 a.m. t Hilda Wingert
  10:00 a.m. Living & Deceased Members of the Marciniak and Smith Families
  11:30 a.m. t Zofia Sajnok
    6:30 p.m. For the Parishioners

Readings for the Week of May 22, 2005

Sunday: Ex 34:4b-6, 8-9, 2 Cor 13:11-13, Jn 3:16-18
Monday: Sir 17:20-24, Mk 10: 17 -27
Tuesday: Sir 35:1-12, Mk 10:28-31
Wednesday: Sir 36:1, 4-5a, 10-17, Mk 10:32-45
Thursday: Sir 42: 15-25, Mk 10:46-52
Friday: Sir 44:1, 9-13, Mk 11:11-26
Saturday: Sir 51:12cd-20, Mk 11:27-33
Next Sunday: Dt 8:2-3, 14b-16a, 1 Cor 10:16-17, Jn 6:51-58


May 25, 1793

Fr. Stephen Theodore Badin becomes the first
Catholic priest ordained in the United States.

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