Thursday, August 12

· AA & Alanon 7:30 PM in Kennedy Hall.





We need 2-liter

Bottles of pop.

Any flavor will work!





Donate an item -

Collectible, Gift Certificate,

Home Furnishings, etc.




A surprise gift is always fun!

Gift items are needed for people all ages.





A good way to advertise

our Festival is by inviting

your neighbors & friends.

HELP US CELEBRATE…..Holy Cross Parish will celebrate the 60th Anniversary of Religious Profession of Sister Benita Kordiak on the weekend of August 21 and 22.  Please plan on joining us to say “Thank You” to Sister Benita for her many years of dedication to the Lord and the Sisters of St. Francis.


EUCHARSITC ADORATION - Visit the Adoration Chapel.  Open Hours: Monday 2:00 PM, Saturday 10:00 AM.  For information call 763-784-1317 or 612-781-4806.



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 information, contact the school at 612-789-8851.  We would love to talk to you about education in your Northeast Minneapolis Catholic School.

IT’S COMING SOON - OLAN MILLS - Holy Cross Parish will work with Olan Mills Studios to publish a Parish Pictorial Directory.  Put names with faces - connect with people - be part of history as we celebrate the 125th Anniversary of Holy Cross in 2011.  Photo dates at Holy Cross will be October 4 thru 9 and October 11 & 12, 2010.

IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH 4030 Jackson Street N.E., Columbia Heights Annual 2010 Fun Fest Summer Jam Saturday, August 7 and Sunday, August 8.  Fun Fest includes great food, beverages, spectacular silent auction, merchant tent, kid’s games, bingo, pull tabs and much more!  Everyone is welcome to join in this community event.  For more information, go to or call 763-788-9062.

TWIN CITIES POLISH FESTIVAL will be August 14 & 15, 2010 along the Mississippi River on Old Main Street across from Riverplace & St. Anthony Main.  Sat. 10 AM to 10 PM and Sunday 11 AM to 6 PM.  Experience “All Things Polish” and celebrate and explore the Polish heritage and culture that is a vibrant part of Minnesota.  Festival includes traditional Folk Dance & Music, Folk Art Demonstrations, Food Market & Beer Garden, Na Zdrowie! 5K Run, Chopin Celebration, etc.  Volunteer help is needed.  To volunteer or for more information go to

CHURCH FESTIVAL - Church of SS. Cyril and Methodius, 1315 Second St. N.E. Church Festival, Sunday, August 15th.  Polka Mass at 10:30 AM.  Music by Twin City Soundz.  Festival - 11:30 AM to 5:00 PM.  Food, Games, Raffle and much more.  Everyone welcome.

ENGLISH CLASSES - The International Institute of Minnesota, 1694 Como Avenue in St. Paul, Fall Session English Classes September 13 - November 18, 2010.  Morning or evening classes.  For more information call the Institute at 651-647-0191.

EAST SIDE OLD TIMERS - The East Side Old Timers Organization invites all past and present sponsors, athletes and anyone who engaged in sport activities in northeast and southeast communities to our annual stag event.  The 56th Stag Reunion will take place on September 16, 2010 at 6:30 PM in Kolbe Center.  Tickers available from members for $5.00 and $6.00 at the door the evening of the event..  Thank you.

NATURAL FAMILY  PLANNING CLASSES - Modern Natural Family Planning is based on comprehensive scientific research and is healthy and marriage building!  If you are looking to enhance your married life, a series of classes taught by a qualified instructor will begin on:


Saturday, September 11, 2010

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Both classes held at U of M Medical Center, Fairview


To register or for more information call the Twin Cities Fertility Care at 651-323-3088 or register on line at


PARISH VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION DINNER - As a thank you to the many Holy Cross volunteers, we will celebrate our parish feast day and thank them for their time and talent with an Appreciation Dinner on Tuesday, September 14th - the Feast of the Holy Cross.  We will celebrate the wide variety of ministries we share in our parish community.  Please watch for sign up information in an upcoming bulletin.