Welcome to Church of the Holy Cross 


God: Why do you think I was so pleased when Solomon asked for an understanding heart?

Me: I think You saw he wanted to model his kingship on Your relationship with Your people.

God: You're right. I knew then he was becoming a leader not just a ruler. And I was very pleased with him.


Goal -                                 $1,500,000.00
Pledges & Gifts -                - $
Needed to reach Goal-              $ 218,840.00

Pledges & Gifts -                   $1,282,160.00
Paid to date -                        - $ 651.635,79
Outstanding -                          $ 630,524.21

Every week we are getting closer to our goal. Thank you for those "extra" gifts in the yellow envelopes. Thank you for your pledge payments. The more we can pay on our loan now, the less interest we will have to pay.
              FUN'D RAISER -
Cash donations also accepted.

Our Confirmation Candidates are sponsoring an Aluminum Recycling Drive through September to help purchase new tables and chairs for Kolbe Center. The cost for the tables and chairs totals approximately $17,000. Thus far we have $7,140.00. The cost of one table and ten chairs is $600.00. 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 are also accepted! Questions? Call Sister Benita evenings at 612-789-9168. 

             CONTACT JESUS
We have need to contact Jesus: The word made Flesh, God made Man, our Mediator, our Savior, and our Brother. We find Him present in the Eucharist. We are so very close to Him when we are in the Adoration Chapel. Jesus longs for us and awaits our visits. Visit Jesus in the Adoration Chapel located in the convent of Holy Cross. Open hours: Monday 7:00 a.m., Tuesday 8:00 p.m. and Friday 11:00 p.m. For information call 763-788-4729 or 612-781-4806. Thank you.
CRAFTERS WANTED- Holy Cross will be sponsoring a Craft Fair on October 5 and 6. Anyone interested in participating is asked to call Beth Ann at 763-571-8781.
GARAGE NEEDED - Holy Cross Parish is looking for an empty garage to store the beer trailer in. If you have rent- free space and could house a trailer that is only used once or twice a year, please call Janice at 612-789-7238.
FIRST SATURDAY DEVOTIONS will be held this Saturday, August 3rd at Holy Cross 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 of the final two decades of the Rosary, prayer and meditation. All are invited to participate.

Offertory Collection
July 21,2002..................................$5,887.42


Saturday, July 27
4:30 p.m. t Richard Swiercz
Sunday, July 28
Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
8:00 a.m. t Cathy Laskow
  10:00 a.m. t Phyllis Oberg
  11:30 a.m. t Jadwiga Tawkin
    6:30 p.m. For the Parishioners
Monday, July 29
6:45 a.m. t Wanda Tobias
Tuesday, July 30
6:45 a.m. t Tom Soltys
Wednesday, July 31
6:45 a.m. t Edward Wolyniec
Thursday, August 1
6:45 a.m. t Casmier, Joseph & Anna Ratay
Friday, August 2
6:45 a.m. t Emma Olmscheid
Saturday, August 3
8:00 a.m. t Deceased Members of Rostkowski Family - Anniv. Genevieve
    4:30 p.m. t David Smoter
Sunday, August 4
Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
8:00 a.m. t John & Divine Deminsky
  10:00 a.m. Ignatik Family - Special Intention
  11:30 a.m. t Frank Grotkowska & Deceased Relatives
    6:30 p.m. For the Parishioners

Readings for the Week of July 28, 2002
Sunday:           1 Kgs 3:5, 7-12; Rom 8:28-30;  Mt 13:44-52
Monday:         Jer 13:1-11;  Jn 11:1-27
Tuesday:         Jer 14:17-22;  Mt 13:36-43
Wednesday:     Jer 15:10, 16-21;  Mt 13:44-66
Thursday:        Jer 18:1-6; Mt 13:47-53
Friday:            Jer 26:1-9; Mt 13:54-58
Saturday:        Jer 26:11-16; Mt 14:1-12
Next Sunday:   Is 55:1-3; Rom 8:35, 37-39; Mt 14:13-21

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