Sunday, June 26
Vacation Bible School Set-Up after 10:00 Mass.
Monday, June 27 - Friday, July 1
Vacation Bible School 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon.
Tuesday, June 28
Prayer Shawl Ministry 6:30 PM in the Parish Library.
Friday, July 1
Confessions 6:15 PM, Mass and Devotions in Polish 7:00 PM in Church.
Saturday, July 2
Devotions 7:45 AM in Church.

MYSTERY GIFTS - The Polish Rosary Society is 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.”

THE HOLY CROSS “RUMMAGE SALE will be August 3, 4 & 5 - Wednesday thru Friday.  Please save your “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.

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 more information call 612-789-8851.  We would love to talk to you about education in your Northeast Minneapolis Catholic School.

PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY - Here is your chance to use your skills (sew, crochet, knit, fleece tie or sew labels) and be a part of this great ministry.  Join us on Tuesday, June 28th at 6:30 PM in the Parish Library.  If you would like to work at home, stop by a meeting and see the shawls and get copies of prayers, patterns/ideas and guidelines.  If you would like more information about this Ministry or have questions call the Parish Office at 612-789-7238 or Mary at 612-379-4090.

VIGIL OF REPARATION - Please join us for a Vigil of Reparation, Friday and Saturday, July 1 and 2, 7:00 PM to 1:00 AM at the Church of St. Joseph, 1154 Seminole Avenue, West St. Paul.  Vigil begins with Rosary, followed by the Mass of the Sacred Heart at 7:30 PM, exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, concluding with Mass of the Immaculate Heart at Midnight and the Rosary.  Contact Ellie at 651-457-3285 for more information.  All are invited to spend all or part of the evening.  Sponsored by the World Apostolate of Fatima.

FESTIVAL 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 items now.  If you have questions, please call the Parish Office weekdays at 612-7897238.

HOLY CROSS PARISH CALENDAR - We have placed copies of the 2011-2012 Parish Calendar at the doors of the church.  You are welcome to take one.

RETREAT FOR MARRIED COUPLES - A special retreat for married couples will be held at Christ the King Retreat Center in Buffalo, Minnesota on July 8-10, 2011.  The retreat begins on Friday at 7:00 PM and concludes on Sunday, July 10 at 12:45 PM.  The retreat will be conducted by Dick and Rosemarie Rice.  The theme of the retreat is “The Parables of Jesus: Mirrors of Our Marriage”.  Married couples of this parish are cordially invited to a beautiful, inexpensive, lakeside weekend of wonderful relaxation and spiritual rejuvenation.  Please call 763-682-1394 for a registration form and more information or visit our website at www.kingshouse.com.

Text Box: HOLY CROSS 125th 

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“Hall of Faith” 125th Anniversary 
Plaques are now hanging on the wall by Kolbe Center.  Take a minute to stop and look at this unique tribute to the history of our parish and our loved ones.  Order forms are available at the doors of the church.  

Invitations to the Anniversary Banquet on Sunday, September 11 will be mailed the first week of July.  All parishioners and friends of the parish are invited to the celebration.

The Holy Cross Church 5 x 7” note cards are available at the parish office weekdays for $1.00 each.  The artist who painted the water color of the church is Darlene Dusenka.  

Anniversary Family Bingo will be Sunday, October 16.