Tuesday, August 18

 Fall Festival Meeting 6:00 PM Pioneer Room.

Wednesday, August 19

 Baptism classes 7:00 PM at River Village - St. Hedwig.

Thursday, August 20

 AA & Alanon 7:30 PM in Kennedy Hall.

Friday, August 21

 No Polish Mass and Devotions.

Sunday, August 23

 Library open after the 10:00 AM Mass.



GOD has not only given us so many beautiful creatures, plants and trees, but HE was not content until HE gave us HIMSELF.  JESUS desires that we speak to HIM with confidence.  It is for this purpose that HE remains in the Host.  Visit the Adoration Chapel and speak with HIM.

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.

HOLY CROSS CHOIR - Do you enjoy singing in worship?Would you enjoy being part of an important and fun ministry?We are looking to revive the Holy Cross Adult Choir.Music speaks to the soul in a way that the written or spoken word doesnít, 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 freeto 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

TWIN CITIES POLISH FESTIVAL - The Twin Cities Polish Festival is 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: Polish culture in all of its glory!

CHURCH FESTIVAL - Church of St. Cyril and Methodius, 1315 Second Street N.E. is having their Church Festival TODAY, Sunday, August 16 beginning with a Polka Mass at 10:30 AM.Festival from 11:30 AM to 5:00 PM.Food: Polish Sausage, hot dogs, cabbage rolls, Hispanic food, Games & Entertainment.All are welcome.



Are you making a decision regarding your childís 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 this fall.Contact us at 612-789-8851 or e-mail us at secretary@popejohn

MINNESOTA CATHOLIC CREDIT UNION - If you are a member of this parish, you are eligible for membership at Minnesota Catholic Credit Union. MCCU is a cooperative financial institution that promotes sound financial practices mixed with the values of Catholic faith.Itís a place where Catholic parishioners and Knights of Columbus feel safe.MCCU has been serving Catholic families since 1935. Providing a full range of financial services, members of the credit union donít pay excessive fees.Besides limited fees, you get better rates, higher dividends and PERSONAL service.Support you CATHOLIC credit union!For more information call 763-354-2826, stop in their office at 933 Manor Drive in Spring Lake Park, or on the web at

SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE TOUR will be Wednesday, September 30.The tour to LaCrosse, Wisconsin includes: coffee stop in Stockholm, hot lunch buffet, mass, time to tour the grounds, deluxe motor coach and tour director.Cost is $52.50 per person.Departs Holy Cross at 7:00 AM and returns at 6:30 PM.To register or for information call Joan at 612-379-4488.

GARDENS & WEEDS - Holy Cross has beautiful flower gardens and we also have a healthy weed growth.Help in pulling weeds would be greatly appreciated.Contact the parish office or just go ahead and weed the gardens at your convenience.

CITIZENSHIP CLASSES - Learn U.S. history and government for the citizenship interview.Saturday mornings, 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM, Sept. 12 to Oct. 17 or Oct. 31 to Dec. 12.Classes meet once a week for 6 weeks.Cost for materials is $15.Call Corleen at 651-647-0191 ext. 307.Classes held at International Institute of Minnesota, 1694 Como Ave., St. Paul.



Share your talent.

Pottery, knit, embroider,

paint, sew, sculpt, etc.



Donate an item -

Collectible, Gift Certificate,

Home Furnishings, etc.



A surprise gift is always fun!

Gift items are needed

for people of all ages.



Tuesday, August 18

6:00 PM Pioneer Room.

Everyone is welcome