Monday, June 21 to Monday, July 5

· Adoration Chapel Closed.  Reopens Tuesday, July 6.

Monday, June 21 to Friday, June 25

· Vacation Bible School 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon.

Thursday, June 24

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


THE HOLY CROSS “RUMMAGE SALE” will be August 4, 5 & 6 - Wednesday through Friday.  Donations are needed.  Bring good, useable items that you no longer need.  Donate things in your home 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.”

OLAN MILLS - SMILE!!  Holy Cross Parish will work with Olan Mills Studios to publish a Parish Pictorial Directory.  Put names with faces - connect with people - be part of history as we celebrate the 125th Anniversary of Holy Cross next year.  Photo dates at Holy Cross will be October 4 thru 9 and October 11 & 12, 2010.

FIND THE BULLETIN ANYTIME!  Now you can find the bulletin online, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.  Go to and enter the church’s zip code.  You may also sign up to receive email notifications when the new bulletin is available on-line.

THANK YOU - Knights of Columbus Council 435 would like to thank the parishioners of Holy Cross for their help and support during their annual Tootsie Roll Drive that was held May 29 & 30, 2010.  The donations amounted to $339.53, all of which went to Minnesota Special Olympics for their ongoing work with the mentally and physically challenged individuals.  We are grateful for your support of this act of charity.






   August 4, 5, & 6           Holy Cross Garage Sale


   August 22                     Sister Benita’s 60th

                                          Anniversary & Reception


   August 29                     St. Francis Social


   September 14               Holy Cross Feast Day and                                                    Volunteer Appreciation


   September 18 & 19      Holy Cross Fall Festival


   October 4 to 12            Olan Mills at Holy Cross for our

                                          125th Anniversary Directory


SILENT AUCTION ITEMS - We need your help!!  If you think of or come across an item that would be good for the Silent Auction at our Fall Festival, please remember your church.  Start collecting them now.  If you have questions, please call the Parish Office weekdays at 612-789-7238.

POPE JOHN PAUL II SCHOOL NEWS - 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.  We would love to talk to you about education in your Northeast Minneapolis Catholic School.

DID YOU KNOW?  Our bulletin is provided to our parish by Liturgical Publications at NO COST!  The advertisers that you see on the back of the bulletin purchase ads that completely cover the cost of the bulletin.  We encourage you to look at the many advertisers in the bulletin, patronize their businesses, and let them know we appreciate the support.  If you are interested in advertising in our bulletin, please contact Dave King at 952-852-4026.

MASS IN CELEBRATION OF ADOPTION - Are you adopted?  Have you placed a child for adoption?  Are you an adoptive family who have your child already or perhaps are just starting the process?  What ever your connection to adoption, we warmly invite you to the 6th Annual Archdiocesan Mass in Celebration of Adoption on Saturday, August 21st at 4:00 PM at St. Peter Claver Church in St. Paul (375 Oxford St. N.).  Parents, birth parents, grandparents, children and other family members and friends are welcome.  The Mass is sponsored by the Archdiocesan Office for Marriage, Family & Life.  For more information or to volunteer, please call 651-291-4488.

THANK YOU TO THE TUESDAY TOILERS for the hours and hours of work they put into stripping the floor in Kolbe Center.  The results are spectacular!  Thank you to the Tuesday Toilers for all they do for Holy Cross.  We are truly grateful for their ideas, time and talent!