Today, May 23

 Blessing of Cars after the 8:00 and 10:00 AM Masses.

Tuesday, May 25

 Prayer Shawl Ministry 6:30 PM in the Parish Library.

 Peace Mass - 6:30 PM - Rosary, Mass at 7:00 PM.

Thursday, May 27

 AA & Alanon 7:30 PM in Kennedy Hall.

Friday, May 28

 Mass & Devotions in Polish 7:00 PM in Church.

Saturday, May 29

 KC Tootsie Roll Drive after the 4:30 Mass

Sunday, May 30

 KC Tootsie Roll Drive after all Masses.


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 29 and 30 here at Holy Cross.100% of donations from this event help support Minnesota Special Olympic athletes.Your generosity in previous years has helped make all events accessible and available to any athlete who wishes to participate.Look for the Knights in vests at all the doors for weekend Masses.Please be generous.

PRAYER SHAWL - You are invited to join us - all skills are needed (sew, crochet, knit, fleece tie, sewing labels).We meet on Tuesday, May 25th at 6:30 PM in the Parish Library.If you would like to work at home, just stop by a meeting to see the shawls and get copies of prayers, patterns/ideas and size guidelines.For more information call the Parish Office at 612-789-7238 or Mary at 612-379-4090.

PEACE MASS - Holy Crosswill be the host of the next Peace Mass on Tuesday, May 25th.Rosary at 6:30 PM; Mass at 7:00 PM.Receive a copy of the message given to the Blessed Virgin Mary on the 25th of every month.Refreshments follow.

CATHOLIC YOUTH CAMP - Itís not too late to sign up for Summer 2010!63 years of faith, friendship and fun in Northern Minnesota!Sessions are available for children grades 1-9 and 2 week Team Leadership programming.Registration is available until sessions are full.Volunteer service opportunities are also or 651-636-1645 for more information.See you at CYCC!

THE HOLY CROSS ďRUMMAGE SALEĒ (former Garage Sale) will be August 4, 5 & 6 - Wednesday through Friday.Donations are needed.Bring good, useable items that you no longer need.Unload some of those things that take up space and are never used.No clothing, TVís or furniture.Donations can be brought to the garages behind the rectory weekdays 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.Questions?Call 612-789-7238 weekdays.

EUCHARISTIC PROCESSION - The Catholic Churches of lower Northeast Minneapolis will be holding their 6th Annual Eucharistic Procession of Sunday, June 13th to give honor and glory to our Lordís gift of the Eucharist by processing through our seven churches.Services begin at 3:00 PM at Holy Cross.The Procession will move to St. Cyril and Methodius, St. Anthony, St. Boniface, St. Maron, St. Constantine and a closing Benediction at All Saints at 435-5th St. N.E.A social with refreshments will follow at the Cedars Hall of St. Maron, 602 University Ave. N.E.In case of rain, all will be at St. Maronís.


Congratulations to Pope John Paul II Scholars Joe, Diego, Vincent and Sade who were scholarship recipients through the Archdiocesan Legacy Grant in recognition of their strong academic skills.  The Legacy Grant supports families wanting their children to attend a Catholic school by providing financial assistance.  Thank parishes for supporting the educational environment that surrounds these children and ALL the children of Pope John Paul II Catholic School.

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 childís education.  For information, contact the school at 612-789-8851.  We would love to talk to you about education in your Northeast Minneapolis Catholic School.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL - Itís time to register for Vacation Bible School June 21-25.See flyers at the doors of church for more information on registration for children 3 years to 6th grade and volunteer opportunities for everyone!Please email for more information.

PLEASE HELP - Have you considered a Ministry here at Holy Cross?We have many ministries in need - Lector, Eucharistic Minister, Usher, Choir Member.ALL these ministries are important to Holy Cross.Now with summer vacations we need you to step forward and help your Church out.Please give it some thought.Questions call Janice weekdays at 612-789-7238.

VOLUNTEER NEEDED - Catholic Eldercare has need of a volunteer to lead the rosary once aweek on their first floor.If interested please call Beth at 612-362-2417.