THE HOLY CROSS “RUMMAGE SALE will be August 3, 4 & 5 - Wednesday thru Friday.  When doing your Spring cleaning, remember to save the “good stuff” for the parish rummage sale.  Almost everyone has things that take up space and are never used.  No clothing, TV’s 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.

MYSTERY GIFTS - The Polish Rosary Society has started collecting items for the Mystery Gift Booth at our Fall Festival.  They are looking for good useable items for all ages.  Do you have good items around your house that you can donate.  Bring these items to the Parish Office weekdays during office hours 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM or leave them in the sacristy marked “Mystery Booth.”





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.




All young adults ages 21-39, single or married, are invited to the next Theology on Tap six-pack series Wednesdays June 15-July 20, sponsored by Catholic United Financial.  Come and join other area young adults for an evening of faith, fellowship, and lively discussion from a Catholic perspective.  Evenings will be held at The Glockenspiel, 605 West 7th Street in St. Paul.  Doors open at 7:00 and the speakers run from 7:30-8:15 PM.  The rest of the evening is for further discussion and fellowship.  All sessions are free of charge, however food and drinks are not included.  Bring a friend.


· June 15  Fr. Betancourt - Benedict XVI on the Bible

· June 22  Dr. Savage -     John Paul II and the Laity

· June 29  Dr. Reichardt -  The Poets Pray: Discover                                                  Denise Levertov

· July 6  Fr. Ubel                 What’s Extraordinary About                                               the Extraordinary Form

· July 13  Fr. Carl                 The Word Made Flesh:                                                     Scripture and the Eucharist

· July 20  Fr. Johnson          Grilling the Priest


INFORMATION NIGHT - Do you know anyone with special needs or mental or physical disabilities age 16 or older who has not yet received the Sacrament of Confirmation?  We will have a disability sacramental information night on June 21, 2011 at 6:30 PM at the Hayden Building, 328 Kellogg Blvd. W, St. Paul.  This is for parents, grandparents, guardians, DRE’s or anyone interested or who assists persons with disabilities.  Classes will be held on Saturday, August 20th and 27th at 9:30-11:30 AM.  For more information, please contact Deacon Sean or Joan Curtan at 651-291-4543 or email us at

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Save the date…….
1886 - 2011

Church of the Holy Cross
125th Anniversary Mass & Banquet

Sunday, September 11, 2011
Mass 12:00 Noon at Holy Cross Church

Reception & Dinner following 
Cedars Hall at St. Maron’s Church
6th & University Avenues N.E.

Adults $35.00
Children 12 and under $17.00
Limited Seating
Invitations/reservations after July 1, 2011

The next order of “Hall of Faith” plaques 
will be submitted this week.
Additional plaques have now been mounted by Kolbe Hall.  Order forms are   available at the doors of the church or online at

Holy Cross 5x7” note cards are available at the parish office weekdays for only $1.00 each.

Upcoming Anniversary Events:

Wednesday, June 15 - Parish Picnic
Sunday, September 11 - Anniversary Banquet
Sunday, October 16 - Anniversary Family Bingo
Saturday, November 5 - “Old Fashioned
Christmas” Luncheon & Mission Benefit
Sunday, December 18 - Breakfast with Saint Nick

ADORERS NEEDED - The Holy Cross Adoration Chapel needs additional adorers.  The Chapel hours are 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM Monday thru Friday and 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Saturday.  The Chapel is closed on Sunday.  Hours of most need:    


Tuesday: 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:00 Noon and 1:00 PM; Wednesday: 9:00 AM; Thursday: 4:00 PM;

Friday: 3:00 PM; Saturday: Noon and 2:00 PM. 


If you can help, call Cyrilla at 763-784-1317, Agnes 612-781-4806 or Virginia at 612-789-5950.  God bless you!