Monday, July 5
Parish Office closed.
Tuesday, July 6
Adoration Chapel opens at 8:00 AM.
Thursday, July 8
AA & Alanon 7:30 PM in Kennedy Hall.
Saturday, July 10
Light Weigh orientation 2:30 PM in the Parish Library.

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.

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 612-789-7238.

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!!  Mark you calendars now so you don’t miss the Holy Cross Parish Pictorial Directory.  Holy Cross Parish will work with Olan Mills Studios on the 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.

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.

THE LIGHT WEIGH - The Light Weigh a bible study DVD series and weight-loss support group in the N.E. Catholic Community.  Come get healthy physically and spiritually this summer by following the Son with the Light Weigh!  Featured on Fox News and CNN, the Light Weigh will help you grow in faith while losing weight, no weigh-ins.  Orientation meetings will be held on July 10th at 2:30 PM or Monday, July 12th at 6:00 PM, in the Holy Cross Parish Library.  Enter through the blue doors on the 4th Street side of the school building.  Call 763-221-8716 for more information.

HOLY CROSS USHER’S MEETING - There will be a Holy Cross Usher’s Meeting on Wednesday, July 14th at 6:30 PM in Kolbe Center (use alley entrance).  Agenda will be scheduling, recruiting procedures and security.  Please plan on attending.  Thank you

PRAYER LINE - Are you, or someone you know, in need of prayer?  We have a small, dedicated group who would be honored to pray for your request.  Call Janice at 612-789-7238 to get us that on task!  Would you like to join the above mentioned group who pray for others?  Call or email Janice at JGodlewski@comcast.net or JFrakie@comcast.net to become a member of the Holy Cross Prayer line.  No dues!  No meetings!  Your only commitment is to pray!

September 18 & 19

Here are something that can be done now:

Design a theme basket for the Arts and Crafts Booth. - Pick a theme - Cooking, Leisure Time, Snack Time, etc. and fill a basket with items relating to your theme.
Make items for the Fancy Booth - crochet, knit, carve, paint, holiday items, 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.
Think of where you would like to work.  We need and would like lots of volunteers.

Questions?  Call the Rectory weekdays at 612-789-7238.

WE NEED YOU - Would you considered a Ministry here at Holy Cross?  We have many ministries in need - Lector, Eucharistic Minister, Usher, Choir Member.  All these ministries are important to Holy Cross.  You can minister at the Mass you attend.  Please give it some thought.  Questions call Janice weekdays at 612-789-7238.

SATURDAY MORNING MASS AND HOLY HOUR AT ST. ANTHONY July 10th cancelled due to Father’s vacation.