1621 University Avenue N.E., Minneapolis, MN 55413 

FIRST SATURDAY DEVOTIONS will be held at Holy Cross this Saturday, July 3 rd at 7:45 a.m. with praying of the first three decades of the Rosary and Mass at 8:00 a.m. After Mass our devotions will continue with praying the final two decades of the Rosary, prayer and meditation. All are welcome to attend.  
THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS Council 435 would like to thank the parishioners of Holy Cross Church for their generosity during our recent Tootsie Roll Drive. Your donations totaled $401.74, all of which went to Minnesota Special Olympics for their ongoing work with mentally and physically challenged individuals. We are grateful for your assistance and support of this important act of charity and caring.
                         POPE JOHN PAUL II CATHOLIC
                                                             SCHOOL REGISTRATION -

There are openings in our grade school (all-day kindergarten through grade 8) for the coming school year for those wishing to provide their children with a wonderful Catholic education in a nurturing and loving environment. For information on Pope John Paul II School, please call 612-789-8851. Check us out! You'll like what you see!
ALL NIGHT VIGIL - The World Apostolate of Fatima of the Catholic Archdiocese of St. Paul/Minneapolis, is sponsoring an All-Night Vigil of prayer and reparation at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1154 Seminole Avenue, West St. Paul, MN. The vigil will begin on Friday, July 2 at 8:00 p.m. and close on Saturday, July 3, with Mass at 4:00 a.m. Everyone is invited to attend some or all of this devotion. Contact person: Ellie at 651-457-3285.

                                           MINNESOTA CATHOLIC CREDIT UNION

Summer is upon us and while we are often preoccupied by the activities and chores of the season it is still a good time to evaluate our financial present and future. Our church is one of the many Catholic churches that is within the field of membership of Minnesota Catholic Credit Union. Any parishioner, relative or anyone living in your home is eligible to join the MCCU. Why MCCU? Members have access to a full service financial institution offering low interest loans, various saving plans, checking accounts as well as A TM/debit cards. MCCU Special - For the months of June and July, the credit union is running a promotion for car loans. Any car 2 years old and under with less than 30K miles may qualify for the low rate of 3.9%! You may qualify to refinance. MCCU takes pride in the personal service to its members. Call the office now at 612-362-9234.



Today, June 27
Library open after 10:00 a.m. Mass.
Tuesday, June 28
Peace Mass - Rosary at 6:30 p.m.; Mass at 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, June 30
AA & Alanon 7:30 p.m. in Kennedy Hall.
Saturday, July 3
First Saturday Devotions 7:45 a.m. in Church.
Sunday, July 4
Library open after the 10:00 a. m. Mass.

September 18 & 19

Here are some ideas of what can be done now:

Bring items for the Flea Market to the garages behind the Rectory Monday thru Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Make items for the Fancy Booth - crochet, knit, carve, paint, holiday ornaments, etc.
Start collecting (searching) for donations of "mystery" gifts for people of all ages for the Parcel Post Booth. Useable items for this booth are needed. Mark the bag "Parcel Post" and bring them to the Rectory.
Think of where you would like to volunteer your time to work. We always need lots of volunteers.
Design is theme basket for the Arts & Craft Booth. Pick a theme - Games, Boats, Gardening etc. - and fill a basket with items relating to your theme.

Call the Rectory weekdays 612-789-7238.

CELEBRATE AMERICA'S BIRTHDAY with the Barbary Coast Band at Holy Triune Church, 1114 - 22nd Ave. N.E. on July 4. Ice Cream Social and music following worship at 9:30 a.m. Free will offering.
OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL, 701 Fillmore St. N.E. is having their Festival on Sunday, July 11. Procession after the 10:00 AM Mass. Spaghetti dinner from Noon to 4 PM (catering by Totino's). Tickets $7.50 adults & $4 children (age 10 and under). Children's games, raffle, door prizes. Everyone is welcome.
YOU ARE INVITED to a community Ice Cream Social at Catholic Eldercare, 8th and Main St. N.E. on Sunday, July 11th from noon to 2:00 p.m. Come and enjoy pie and ice cream, grilled hot dogs, popcorn. Music and fellowship for all ages. Sponsored by the Friends of Catholic Eldercare Auxiliary.