Today, August 10

· Library open after the 10:00 AM Mass.

Tuesday, August 12

· Baptism Class 7:00 PM in the Church.

Thursday, August 14

· Mass of Anticipation for the Holy Day 6:00 PM.

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

Friday, August 15        

· Feast of the Assumption - Holy Day of Obligation.  Masses at 6:45 AM, 12:00 Noon, 7:00 PM in Polish.

Sunday, August 17

· Library open after the 10:00 AM Mass.


FUN FEST 2008 - Immaculate Conception Church, 40th and Jackson Street N.E., will hold their Fun Fest this weekend Saturday, Aug. 9 from 4:30 to 10:30 PM and Sunday, Aug. 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.






Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration is simply our response to Jesus’ love for us, whereby each of us is willing to spend quiet time in HIS EUCHARISTIC PRESENCE.  Jesus said “come to ME all of you who are weary and find life burdensome and I will refresh you.”


Open Hours: Tuesday 12:00 noon; Wednesday 5:00 PM, Thursday 3:00 PM; Friday: 9:00 AM and 1:00 PM.


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


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.


Please remember Holy Cross Parish

in your Will.

September 20 & 21

Things to do now include:

FANCY BOOTH - Share your talents!  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.

LIGHT WEIGH BIBLE STUDY -  The Light Weigh is starting another session at Holy Cross.  Joining the Light Weigh program allowed a grandmother in Atlanta to lose 125 pounds, helped another woman avoid gastric bypass surgery and freed thousands of others from chronic dieting.  A Light Weigh orientation will be held Thursday, August 21 at 6:30 PM in the church library (enter blue school doors on 4th street side and go downstairs).  Come and find out about the Light Weigh Bible Study and video series and how this program is a blessing to others.

CHURCH FESTIVAL - Church of St. Cyril and Methodius, 1315 Second St. N.E., Minneapolis is having their Church Festival Sunday, August 17 beginning with a Polka Mass at 10:30 AM.  Music by Twin City Soundz.  Festival  from 11:30 AM to 5:00 PM.  Food: Polish Sausage, hot dogs, cabbage rolls, Hispanic food.  Games: Cake Walk, Country Store, Big Wheel, Raffles, Kid Games.  Entertainment: Don Pafko and Lipa Slovak Folk Dancers.  All are welcome.

BOTTLES OF POP - We are having a “new” booth at the Fall Festival this year and we are in need of many 2 liter bottles of pop.  Any kind will do.  Please help us out.  You may bring the bottles of pop to church or the Rectory weekdays.  Thank you.



One bedroom + 1/2 in N.E., near church.  Call 612-781-6989 or 612-991-7479


7 room house, 19th Ave. & 5th St. N.E. 

               Close to Church.  Call Carl at 651-488-5077.

RUMMAGE SALE - LOST PIECE OF JEWELRY: If you donated to the Holy Cross rummage sale and lost a piece of jewelry, please call the Parish Office.