In today’s Gospel Jesus said: “I AM the bread of life.”  Let us thank HIM for giving us HIMSELF in the little white Host.  JESUS is exposed in the Adoration Chapel.  Visit HIM with adoration, love, thanks, and prayers.

Open Hours: Tuesday 12:00 Noon; Tuesday 2:00 PM Thursday 2:00 PM; Friday 1:00 PM. 

For information call 763-784-1317 or 612-781-4806.

POLKA DAZE - St. Anthony of Padua Annual Polka Daze Festival Sunday, Aug. 2 on the parish grounds at 804-2nd Street N.E.  Polka Mass at 11:00 AM with fun continuing on the grounds until 5:00 PM.  Cash drawings, food, door prizes, and live polka music with the Dick Macko Orchestra as well as games for children and adults. 




Are you making a decision regarding your child’s school for 2009-2010?  Pope John Paul II is an accredited school providing families with an excellent education rooted in our Catholic faith.  Join us at Pope John Paul II Catholic School this fall.  Contact us at 612-789-8851 or e-mail us at secretary@popejohn paul2school.org

HOLY CROSS CHOIR - Do you enjoy singing in worship?  Would you enjoy being part of an important and fun ministry?  We are looking for indications of interest in reviving the Holy Cross Adult Choir.  Music speaks to the soul in a way that the written or spoken word doesn’t, so please consider joining the choir.  You do not need to read music, just have a willing spirit to learn and make new friends.  Bring a friend and give it a try.  We plan to hold our first rehearsal on Wednesday, September 9th and will sing in worship at 10:00 on Sunday, October 4th.  Feel free  to contact Chris Brand, parish organist and music director, if you have any questions.  You may call him at 612-790-5596 or contact him via email:  brand0821@q.com

ALL NIGHT VIGIL  - The World Apostolate of Fatima, Archdiocese of St. Paul/Minneapolis, is sponsoring an All Night Vigil of reparation and prayer at Church of St. Charles, 409-3rd St. North, Bayport, Minnesota.  The vigil will begin on Friday, August 7 with Mass at 8:00 PM and will conclude with Mass at 4:00 AM on Saturday, August 8.  Contact person: Brenda at 651-439-4511.

TWIN CITIES POLISH FESTIVAL - Save the date!  See for yourself why Poland has earned the reputation of the world’s most hospitable and welcoming culture.  The Twin Cities Polish Festival will be Saturday, August 15 from 10 AM to 10 PM and Sunday, August 16 from 11 AM to 6 PM on Main Street from Hennepin Avenue to the Third Avenue Bridge.  Info: www.tcpolishfestival.org.

HELP!!  The Parish Office is trying to update our phone list.  If your telephone number has changed, PLEASE call the office during the week and let us know (612-789-7238).  This information is not given out but is helpful in running the office smoothly.

POLISH FEST 2009 - Saturday August 8th 11:00 am to 6:30 pm Sacred Heart Church, 420 22nd & 5th St. N.E. Please join us for a day filled with authentic Polish Food, Live Music, fun and activities.





Kennedy Hall - 1630-4th St. N.E.


Wednesday, August 5    “Early Bird Sale”

5:00 to 8:00 PM - $2.00 admittance.


Thursday, August 6   10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.


Friday, August 7  10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.


Questions? 612-789-7238 weekdays.


Questions?  Call 612-789-7238 weekdays. 

IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH 2009 Fun Fest Friday, August 7 from 6 to 10 PM, Saturday, August 8 from 4:30 to 10:30 PM and Sunday, August 9 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM.  Festival includes great food, huge silent auction, kid’s games, bingo, pull tabs and much more.  New this year is the Fun Fest Thrift Sale on Saturday from 8 AM to 8 PM and Sunday 11-3.  Live music, talent show, fun for all.  For information go to www.immac-church.org or call 763-788-9062.

HOLY CROSS FALL FESTIVAL September 19 & 20.  The festival is our major fund raiser of the year.  Save the dates to be part of the success and fun!