Welcome to Church of the Holy Cross


God: Why do you think Jesus made sharing a meal so central?

Me: I think because a meal invites us to concentrate on one another, to talk, to listen, to share our lives as we share our food. That's the life of love He wanted us to live.

God: Right! In making a meal the center of His ritual, Jesus wanted you to know the joy and love He experiences within the Trinity. Don't waste His gift


Goal -                                                                                  $1,500,000.00
Total paid to date (pledge payments and additional gifts)    $1,149,714.20
Pledge payments still outstanding                                          $ 298,599.30
Gifts still needed (in addition to pledges)                                 $ 51.686.50

In June, the semi-annual pledge statements will be mailed to those who have a balance remaining. If you are behind on pledge payments, whatever you can do to help will be appreciated.

Offertory Collection
June 6,2004.................................$6,476.40 

SISTER BENITA thanks everyone who has been saving aluminum cans for Kolbe Hall. Your cooperation in this project shows true parish spirit. Many thanks!!
PLEASE KEEP SAVING aluminum cans. The money raised from recycling the aluminum will go towards the "Continuing Our Tradition" Campaign and your help makes a big difference! Bags of aluminum cans can be put in the containers by the doors of the church or by the garages behind the rectory.
          Nathan J. Kottke & Justyna J. Swica - I & II
                                           PERPETUAL EUCHARISTIC
                                               ADORATION NEWS

Feast of Corpus Christi, the Body and Blood of Christ. Our Holy Father issued an encyclical concerning the Most Holy Eucharist. He spoke of this Sacrament as the center of our life, in which all practices of devotion and adoration should be our focus.

Can you give an hour a week in the Adoration Chapel? The Adoration Chapel is located in the convent of Holy Cross. Open hours: Wednesday 8:00 a.m., Wednesday 10:00 a.m., Wednesday 6:00 p.m., Friday 10:00 a.m. Saturday 12:00 noon. For more information call 612-605- 2558 or 612-781-4806. Thank you!
WORK NEEDED: Nurse from Poland will take care of an elderly person/children and will do light house work. Live in preferably. Contact Beata 507-382-3547.
FATHER DAVID would like to thank all who sent cards, gifts and congratulations on the 15th Anniversary of his Ordination, June 2nd. God bless you!
                                 HOLY CROSS ANNUAL
                                                 CHURCH PICNIC

The Holy Cross Parish Activities Committee will sponsor a "Pot Luck Church Picnic" on Thursday, June 24. The picnic will be held in Kolbe Center beginning with prayer at 6:00 p.m. Please see the enclosed flyer.


Saturday, June 12
    4:30 p.m. t Ray, John and Bernard Marciniak
Sunday, June 13
Body and Blood of Christ

    8:00 a.m. t Anne & Ignatius Strauss
  10:00 a.m. Chester & Cyrilla Perkerwicz- Special Intention
  11:30 a.m. t Deceased Members of Koson, Sikora & Wejrzyn Families
    6:30 p.m. For the Parishioners
Monday, June 14
    6:45 a.m. t Helen Danaj
Tuesday, June 15
    6:45 a.m. t Florence & Edward Hamerski
Wednesday, June 16
    6:45 a.m. t Theodore T. Weglarz - Anniv.
Thursday, June 17
    6:45 a.m. t Barbara Lamusga
Friday, June 18
    6:45 a.m. t Mary Ann Szaflarski
    7:00 p.m. t Father Frank Decowski
Saturday, June 19
    8:00 a.m. t Stanley Lipa
    4:30 p.m. t Joseph Biernat, Sr.
Sunday, June 20
Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time

    8:00 a.m. t Frank, Rose & Frank Lee Stwora
  10:00 a.m. John Symanitz - 100th Birthday
  11:30 a.m. t Witold Brzosko
    6:30 p.m. For the Parishioners

Readings for the Week of June 13, 2004

Sunday: Gn 14: 18-20; 1 Cor 11:23-26; Lk 9:11b-17
Monday: 1 Kgs 21:1-16; Mt 5:38-42
Tuesday: 1 Kgs 21:17-29; Mt 5:43-48
Wednesday: 2 Kgs 2:1, 6-14; Mt 6:1-6, 16-18
Thursday: Sir 48:1-14; Mt 6:7-15
Friday: Ez 34:11-16; Rom 5:5b-11; Lk 15:3- 7
Saturday: 2 Chr 24:17-25; Lk 2:41-51
Next Sunday: Zec 12:10-11; 13:1; Gal 3:26-29; Lk 9:18-24

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