ATTENTION TEEN AND ADULTS - Jeff Cavins’ Bible study, The Great Adventure: A Journey Through the Bible, is coming to Holy Cross this fall on the second and fourth Sunday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 PM.  This program is offered in a two-year time frame from October to March.  Registration ends September 8.  To register call 612-789-7238 weekdays.  For more information about The Great Adventure, go to  Holy Cross will have two bible study groups starting this fall.  It is recommended that you do The Great Adventure first and The Adventures of Matthew second.




The hand of the LORD feeds us;

HE answers all our needs.


The LORD is near to all who call upon HIM, to all who call upon HIM in truth.  Visit the Adoration Chapel!


Open Hours: Tuesday 11:00 AM; 12:00 noon; Thursday 3:00 PM; Friday: 9:00 AM, 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM.


For information call 612-605-2558 or 612-781-4806.


Text Box: Please remember Holy Cross Parish 
in your Will.
September 20 & 21

Things to do now include:

FANCY BOOTH - Share your talents with us and make an item by crocheting, knitting, painting, etc.
MYSTERY GIFTS - Useable items for this booth are needed for people of all ages.
FESTIVAL RAFFLE TICKETS - Buy and or sell you tickets.  We need everyone’s help and cooperation.
ARTS AND CRAFTS needs lots of items.  Pick a theme and fill a basket with items relating to your theme.
VOLUNTEER TO WORK - We need and would like lots of volunteers.

Questions?  Call the Rectory weekdays 612-789-7238.

POLKA DAZE - St. Anthony of Padua  Annual Polka Daze Festival TODAY Sunday, August 3rd on the Parish Grounds at 804 N.E. 2nd Street.  It will begin with a Polka Mass at 11:30 AM and continue on the grounds until 5:00 PM.  The event includes cash drawings, food, door prizes, and live polka music with the Dick Macko Orchestra as well as games.  612-379-2324.

FUN FEST 2008 - Immaculate Conception Church, 40th and Jackson Street N.E., Columbia Heights, will hold their Fun Fest on Saturday, August 9 from 4:30 to 10:30 PM and Sunday, August 10 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM.  The festival includes great food and beverages, silent auction, kids games, bingo, pull tabs and much more.  Music includes “The Castaways” on Saturday and “The Vic Tedesco Band” on Sunday.  763-788-9062.



1630-4th Street N.E.


Would you like your child to experience education where faith and knowledge co-exist?  Register to attend Pope John II Catholic School where academics, values and faith development exist at the heart of each child’s education.  For information call 612-789-8851.

MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER - Give your marriage the best gift possible!  Attend the August 16-17 Marriage Encounter Weekend at the Dakota Ridge Hotel in Eagan.  Call Mary at 651-454-3238 for more information.

LOOKING FOR CHILDCARE?  Openings now available for infant, toddler and preschool care.  Northeast Child Development Center.  “Building our community one child at a time.”  Northeast Child Development Center, 1700 Second Street N.E., Minneapolis is a fully licensed, Nationally Accredited Hennepin County Strong Beginnings Program Center.  Open from 7:00 to 5:30 Monday thru Friday.  Call 612-781-6011 for more information and a tour or visit our website at

THANK YOU to everyone who has sent me greeting cards and has remembered me in their prayers. 

             Florence Godlewski