1621 University Avenue N.E., Minneapolis, MN 55413

Holy Cross

September 14 & 15

If you think it's time to work on the Fall Festival, you are right! The Festival is only four weeks away. We need your help with -

RAFFLE TICKETS - Buy and/or sell your Raffle tickets - we have more at the Rectory.
FLEA MARKET - Bring items for the Flea Market to the garage behind the Rectory Monday thru Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. No clothing, TV's or large appliances please.
FANCY BOOTH - Theme baskets, crochet, knit, carve, holiday decorations, etc. Items can be brought to the Rectory weekdays.
PARCEL POST - Donations of "mystery" gifts for people of all ages for the Parcel Post Booth. Useable items for this booth are needed. Mark the bag "Parcel Post" and bring them to the Rectory.
BIG WHEEL - Lots of prizes are needed for this booth. Could you or your place of employment donate an item to the Holy Cross Fall Festival?
BOTTLEMANIA - Buy items for Bottlemania - any item in a bottle will be greatly appreciated - shampoo, soap, hand lotion, pop, ketchup, etc.
PICK UP PRIZES - Some local businesses have called and said a prize can be picked up. We need someone to do the pick ups.
VOLUNTEER TO WORK - Think of where you would like to volunteer your time. We always need lots of volunteers.

To volunteer or to have questions answered, please call the Rectory weekdays at 612-789-7238.
 VOLUNTEERS ARE URGENTLY NEEDED in the following areas of the Fall Festival: Flea Market to sort and mark items already received, and serving in the Dining Room. The Flea Market items are located in the school and we need people to price them, for a few hours at a time weekdays, starting this week. Please help us sort through all our treasures! Call Janice at the Rectory weekdays at 612-789-7238.
ST. CYRIL'S CHURCH FESTIVAL 13th Ave. & 2nd St. N.E., on Sunday, August 18. A Polka Mass at 10:30 a.m. Festival from 12:00 - 5:00 p.m. Polish Sausage, Hot Dogs, Cabbage Rolls (Holubky) and Hispanic dishes, games, pull tabs, etc.  

Offertory Collection
August 11, 2002................................$5,331.01


Today, August 18
Library open after the 10:00 a.m. Mass.
Thursday, August 22
AA & Alanon 7:30 p.m. in Kennedy Hall.
Sunday, August 25
Library open after the 10:00 a.m. Mass.


Parish Activities Committee will sponsor a bus trip to see the RADIO CITY ROCKETS CHRISTMAS SHOW on Sunday, December 15, 2002, 5:00 p.m. at the Orpheum Theater in downtown Minneapolis. Tickets are $71.00. For reservations or information please call Joan at 612- 379-4488.

Also, the Parish Activities Committee sponsors Coffee & Donut Sunday on the second Sunday of the month from September thru April. We are in need of host friends, couples or families to serve each month. The donuts are delivered. All you have to do is make the coffee and punch, serve the donuts after the morning Masses, and wash the cups and tables. This is an easy and friendly volunteer opportunity and you get to meet many nice people. To help or for information, please call Amy at 612-789-3271. Thanks!

AT THE FAIR IN PRAYER - Minnesota State Fair Prayer! Another way to celebrate the Great Minnesota Get- Together. On Sunday, August 25th at 8:30 a.m., you are invited to join other people of faith from throughout Minnesota to pray in gratitude for God's many blessings which nourish and sustain us - dedicated farmers, abundant resources, and food in great variety and measure. There will be music (also before the service), a litany, reading of the Word, short reflection, and blessing of the crops, natural resources, and animals. Gather at the Bandshell (next to the "Needle") and begin your day "At The Fair in Prayer!" Sponsored by the Ecumenical Rural Concerns Group and the Rural Life Office of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul & Minneapolis.
EPIPHANY COUNTRY DINER - Are you hungry? Sit down and relax while you enjoy a delicious home-style meal at the Epiphany Country Diner at the State Fair. We are a full service diner, carrying your meal to your table and bussing your table for you, all with a smile. Join us for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Conveniently located on Underwood Avenue, just west of the Horticultural Building. Seniors (65+) get a 10% discount on Seniors Day at the Fair (Aug. 22 and 29). The Diner is open daily from 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. "The Epiphany Country Diner ... Great Food, Great People!"