Welcome to Church of the Holy Cross


In today's Gospel, Jesus invites you to put yourself into the parable of the sower. Which character are you? Are you one who hears, doesn't understand and so dismisses the Word? Or did you once rejoice in the gospel but haven't felt that way in a long time? Or maybe you heard but found it just too hard to obey? Or has the Word born fruit in your life a hundred fold? Who do you want to be?


Goal -                             $1,500,000.00
Pledges & Gifts-              -$
Needed to reach Goal -         $ 219,881.00

Pledges & Gifts -              $1,280,119.00
Paid to date -                   - $ 643.392.70
Outstanding -                     $ 636,726.30

Thank you to all who are making pledge payments. Thank you also to those who "give a little extra" when they can. Every payment and gift brings us closer to our goal. The more we can pay on our loan now, the less interest we will have to pay.

God bless you for your generosity!

Offertory Collection
July 7,2002..................................$5,979.85

Jesus calls all of us to Him. Jesus calls us to Him with repentance, prayers and adoration. Jesus will not reject us.
Our Adoration Chapel is open day and night, it gives us a powerful aid in working out our sanctification and salvation.
Visit Jesus in our Adoration Chapel located in the convent of Holy Cross. Open hours: Tuesday: 1 :00 a.m., Thursday: 3:00 a.m., Saturday: Midnight, 1 :00 a.m., 3:00 a.m. and 4:00 a.m.
 For information call 763-788-4729 or 612-781-4806. Thank you.
 HOLY CROSS CONFIRMATION CANDIDATES FUN'D RAISER - Our Confirmation Candidates are sponsoring an Aluminum Recycling Drive through September to help purchase new tables and chairs for Kolbe Center. Please help us with this project. Bags of aluminum cans (pop or beer) can be put in the containers by the doors of the church or by the garages behind the rectory. If you cannot save aluminum, cash donations also accepted! Questions? Call Sister Benita evenings at 612-789-9168.


As you plan your estate, please consider a gift to "The Church of the Holy Cross, Minneapolis, Minnesota".

CONGRATULATIONS TO SISTER BEVERLY FRIES, SSND who celebrates her Golden Jubilee as a Sister of Notre Dame on Monday, July 15. Sister Beverly currently teaches at Northeast Regional Catholic School. May God continue to bless you.
A FALL FESTIVAL MEETING will be held on Monday, July 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the Pioneer Room. The meeting is open to everyone interested in helping at this year's Festival. We ask that all chair people please attend this meeting.
POLISH LADY looking for part time work thru September. Call Agnes at 612-789-0549.


Saturday, July 13
4:30 p.m. Joan Misura - Happy Birthday!
Sunday, July 14
Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
8:00 a.m. t George & Ann Kordiak
  10:00 a.m. t Deceased Members of the Lawrence Niznik Family
  11:30 a.m. t Franciszka & Franciszek Strugalski
    6:30 p.m. For the Parishioners
Monday, July 15
6:45 a.m. t Albin, Stella & Raymond Daniels
Tuesday, July 16
6:45 a.m. t Andrew Traczyk
Wednesday, July 17
6:45 a.m. t Julian, Mary & Felix Smietana - Anniv. Felix
Thursday, July 18
6:45 a.m. t Anastiazia Kovalav - Anniv.
Friday, July 19
6:45 a.m. t Mitchell Kozacz - Anniv.
Saturday, July 20
8:00 a.m. t Genevieve Schwartz - Anniv.
    4:30 p.m. t Rose Mankowski
Sunday, July 21
Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
8:00 a.m. t Stella Misura
  10:00 a.m. t Angie Waletzko
  11:30 a.m. t Adam Rajtar
    6:30 p.m. For the Parishioners

Readings for the Week of July 14, 2002
Sunday:           Is 55:10-11; Rom 8:8-23;  Mt 13:1-23
Monday:         Is 1:10-17;  Mt 10:34--11:1
Tuesday:         Is 7:1-9;  Mt 11:20-24
Wednesday:     Is 10:5-7, 13-16;  Mt 11:25-27
Thursday:        Is 26:7-9, 12, 16-19; Mt 11:28-30
Friday:            Is 38:1-6, 21-22, 7-8; Mt 12:1-8
Saturday:        Mi 2:1-5; Mt 12:14-21
Next Sunday:   Wis 12:13, 16-19; Rom 8:26-27; Mt 13:24-43

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