FOR RENT - House for rent, close to church. 17th and 4th St. N.E.  For more information call 952-446-1856

September 17 & 18

Here are some things that can be done now:

Buy and/or sell your Festival raffle tickets.  We have more in the Parish Office if needed.
Design a theme basket for the Arts and Crafts Booth - Pick a theme - Campers, Sewing, Back to School, Saturday Night At The Movies, etc. and fill a basket with items relating to your theme.
Make items for the Fancy Booth.
Start collecting (searching) for donations of “mystery gifts” for people of all ages for the Mystery Gift 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.

HOLY CROSS “RUMMAGE SALE will be August 3, 4 & 5 - Wednesday thru Friday.  Donations can be brought to the garages behind the rectory weekdays 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.  Questions?  Call 612-789-7238 weekdays.  Please no clothing, TV’s or furniture.

Text Box: HOLY CROSS 125th 

Reservations for the September 11 125th Anniversary Banquet are coming in.  Seating will be in the order reservations are received.  Your name, table number and menu choice will be at the door at Cedars Hall on the day of the banquet.  Tickets will not be mailed.  Parishioners are encouraged to make their reservation as soon as possible.  

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

CONFIRMATION CLASSES BEGIN THIS FALL - Confirmation preparation classes will begin in September for all Northeast high school youth 9th grade and older.  Classes will be held on Wednesday night at the Pope John Paul II school building.  Candidates will be confirmed on April 19, 2012.  Registration forms are available at the parish office weekdays.  For information please call the parish office weekdays at 612-789-7238.

NE CATHOLIC COMMUNITY LIGHT WEIGH will be hosting an orientation meeting at Holy Cross.  Would you like to learn how to overcome temptation and eat the foods you enjoy, while you grow closer to God and lose weight?  Prevention Magazine chose Light Weigh because it met their criteria for a safe and healthy faith based diet program.  There are no weigh-ins.  The Light Weigh Bible study/DVD series will have an orientation on Monday, August 22 at 7:00 PM in the church library.

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 Mpls. Catholic School.

BAPTISM CLASS - Baptism Class is required for parents and Godparents before desired date for Baptism.  If you are planning to attend a class, you need to call the Holy Cross Parish Office at 612-789-7238 to register.  Baptism class is held in the conference room at St. Hedwig’s River Village, 29th and Randolph St. N.E. at 7:00 PM.  The next class is Tuesday, August 2nd.

MARIAN PILGRIMAGE to Our Lady of Good Help in Green Bay, Wisconsin Oct. 3-4, 2011. First shrine of a Church approved apparition in the United States where many conversions and healings have taken place.  Will also visit several other shrines.  The bus will leave the All Saints Church parking lot.  Cost is $169 double occupancy and $219 single occupancy.  Down payment of $50 is due by August 10.  For more information/reservation and brochure call Mary at 612-379-3093.

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, July 26thth at 6:30 PM in the Parish Library.  See what we are all about.  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.

THREE JOB POSITIONS are open at Immaculate Conception Catholic School:  Food Service Coordinator - part-time; Extended Day Coordinator/Teacher - part-time and Administrative Assistant - full time.  If interested, review the job description on the school website:  Applications will be accepted until Aug 1st or until filled.  Please send a letter of application as well as resume to Jane Bona or Kathy Fraser at