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

                                  Holy Cross
                            FALL FESTIVAL!
                            September 18 & 19

It's time to start thinking about what you can do for your Fall Festival. Here are some ideas of what can be done now:

FALL FESTIVAL RAFFLE TICKETS at the University entrance to the Church. Buy and/or sell them. We have extras at the Rectory.

FLEA MARKET - Bring items to the garages behind the Rectory Monday thru Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. No TV's, large furniture or clothing.

FANCY BOOTH - Crochet, knit, carve, paint, holiday ornaments, dish towels, etc.

PARCEL POST - Start collecting (searching) for donations of "mystery" gifts for people of all ages for the Parcel Post Booth. Useable items only please. Mark the bag "Parcel Post" and bring them to the Rectory.

BOTTLEMANIA - Any item in a bottle will be greatly appreciated - shampoo, hair conditioner, dish soap, pop, ketchup, bubble bath, hand lotion, deodorant, etc. Bring them during the week to the Rectory.

VOLUNTEER - We always need lots of volunteers. Think of where you would like to volunteer your time to work.

ARTS AND CRAFTS - Design a theme basket. Pick a theme - Baby dolls, Ice Cream, Cherries, etc. - and fill a basket with items relating to your theme.

Call the Rectory weekdays 612-789-7238.


1630-4th Street N.E

Welcome to our new Principal - Debby King!

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
call 612-789-8851.
Check us out!
You'll like what you see!


Today, July 18
Library open after the 10:00 a.m. Mass.
Thursday, July 22
AA & Alanon 7:30 p.m. in Kennedy Hall
Sunday, July 25
Library open after the 10:00 a.m. Mass.

28TH ANNUAL SENIOR DAY AT THE DOME sponsored by East Side Neighborhood Services Thursday, August 5, 2004. Transportation, picnic lunch, entertainment, prizes and Minnesota Twin vs. Anaheim Angels baseball game. Tickets $2.00. Buses leave at 9:45 a.m. Call 612-781-6011 or pick up tickets at East Side Neighborhood Services or Senior's Place. Bring a kid!! Tickets are limited, get yours early!
on Tuesday, August 3. We encourage you to gather with your neighbors to celebrate National Night Out. This is a time for people to meet with each other, build a sense of community, celebrate success in the neighborhood and have fun. Neighbors who are connected and watch out for each other are the most effective way to prevent crime. For more information, call the National Night Out message line at 612-673-3568. Sponsored in Minneapolis by the Community Crime Prevention/SAFE - Minneapolis Police Department.
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY "RELAY FOR LIFE" of N.E. Minneapolis August 20-21, 2004. This is a unique fundraising event. Participants of this team-based event camp out and take turns walking laps overnight in honor of all those who have battled cancer. Opening Ceremonies begin at 7:00 p.m. with "The Cancer Survivors Lap" to follow. Edison High School Track, 700-22nd Avenue N.E., Minneapolis. Ait cancer survivors from the community are invited to participate in the opening lap - united in victory and hope. Please RSVP to Andrea Matthes 612-743- 5898.
POLISH PILGRIMAGE - Father Don Schwalm invites you on the second St. Hedwig's pilgrimage to Poland October 11-20. Highlight of the visit wilt be the Black Madonna at Czestochowa, the home and shrine of St. Faustina and Auschwitz where St. Maximiltian Kolbe and St. Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein) were martyred. For more information call Leslie Senden at 612-377-8955.