Today, May 25

· Library open after the 10:00 AM Mass.

Monday, May 26  -  Memorial Day

· Memorial Day Mass at Holy Cross 9:00 AM.

· Parish Office closed.

Tuesday, May 27

· Prayer Shawl Ministry 6:30 PM in Library.

Wednesday, May 28

· Peace Mass - Rosary 6:30 PM; Mass 7:00 PM.

Thursday, May 29

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

Friday, May 30

· Mass and Devotions in Polish 7:00 PM in Church.

Sunday, June 1

· Library open after the 10:00 AM Mass.


THE HOLY CROSS “RUMMAGE SALE” (former Garage Sale) will be August 6, 7 & 8 - Wednesday through Friday.  Donations are needed!  Bring good, useable items that you no longer need.  Can you donate a box or a couple of bags of things you no longer use?  No clothing, TV’s or furniture.  Donations can be brought to the garages behind the rectory weekdays 8:00 AM-4:00 PM.  Questions?  Call 612-789-7238 weekdays.

LIGHT WEIGH BIBLE STUDY - VIDEO SERIES - Would you like to learn how to eat the foods you enjoy while you lose weight?  Would you like to get peace of mind with food and get off the diet roller coaster?  Give God a chance and rediscover the freedom from food you had as a small child.  A Light Weigh orientation meeting will be held at the Holy Cross Parish Library on Tuesday, June 3rd at 6:30 PM.  Come and find out about the Light Weigh Bible Study - Video Series and how the program has been a blessing for others!


Please remember Holy Cross Parish

in your Will.

POPE JOHN PAUL II CATHOLIC SCHOOL - 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 information contact the school at 612-789-8851. 

COME AND SEE!! - What goes on inside the convent? Join other women college age and older for a weekend visit to the Motherhouse of the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration in LaCrosse, WI June 7-8.  Contact Sister Patricia Tekippe, FSPA, 651-695-8124 or for more information.

FREE CITIZENSHIP CLASSES - Learn US history and government for the citizenship interview!  Saturday mornings 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM, July 12 - August 16, 2008 or September 6  - October 11, 2008 at International Institute of Minnesota, 1694 Como Avenue, St. Paul.  Classes meet once a week for 6 weeks.  The class is FREE.  Please register in advance by calling Corleen at 651-647-0191, ext 307.  Classes are held regularly, call for future dates.  Serving people in transition.

ENGLISH CLASSES - The International Institute offers English as a Second Language classes beginning June 9 through August 15, 2008.  Classes focus on total language acquisition: speaking, listening, reading, writing and grammar, with an emphasis on interactive language practice.  Call Dominique at 651-647-0191 extension 340 for information.


EUCHARISTIC PROCESSION - The Catholic Churches of lower Northeast Minneapolis will be holding their 4th Annual Eucharistic Procession on Sunday, June 8th to give honor and glory to our Lord’s gift of the Eucharist by processing through our seven churches.  Services will begin at 3:00 PM at Holy Cross, 1621 University Ave. N.E.  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 Street N.E.  A social with refreshments will follow at the Cedars Hall of St. Maron, 602 University Ave. N.E..  Park in the lots behind St. Maron and St. Boniface on 7th and University and ride the shuttle bus to Holy Cross.  In case of rain, all will be at St. Maron’s.

TEE TIME!!  School Sisters of Notre Dame Golf and Card Tournament Benefit on Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at the Daytona Golf Club in Daytona, MN.  Cost is $100 per person and includes golf, carts, range balls, buffet dinner and prizes.  All proceeds will benefit the SSND Fund for Mission.  Call Dave at 763-421-6495 or Charles at 651-982-9954 for registration or more information.

HELP CATHOLIC THEATER REACH WORLD YOUTH DAY in Australia this summer by attending a fundraising performance for Epiphany Studio Productions.  We’re scheduled to perform 2 plays 3 different times at WYD, impacting countless youth from around the world, but we need to pay our way!  See one or both of these plays and support this effort: LOLEK at St. Victoria Church in Victoria, June 20 @ 7 PM; or LOLEK at Holy Spirit Church in St. Paul, June 26 @ 7:30 PM; or ALESSANDRO at Holy Spirit Church, June 27 @ 8:00 PM.  Tickets $15 all shows - available at the door.  Visit: or call: 651-336-3302.