“COUNTRY CHRISTMAS EXTRAVAGANZA” in Lakeville on Saturday, November 15.  $59.00 per person includes bus, show and Roast Beef Dinner.  More details will follow.  Make your reservation early for this popular holiday show.  Call Joan at (612)379-4488.

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.


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Text Box: 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 or check out our web site at www.popejohnpaul2school.org.  We would love to talk to you about education in your northeast Minneapolis Catholic school.

HELP WANTED: KIDSTOP Program Assistant - Immediate Opening!  Looking for part time work and enjoy working with children?  Our after school program needs a responsible, caring person to work with students from 4:00 - 5:45 PM , Monday thru Friday (approximately 9 hours/week).  Contact Debbie King at 612-789-8851 or dking@popejohnpaul2school.org if interested.

DEVOTIONS - First Saturday Devotions will be held this Saturday, September 6 at Holy Cross at 7:45 AM with praying of the first three decades of the Rosary and Mass at 8:00 AM.  After Mass our devotions will continue with  praying of the final two decades of the Rosary, prayer and meditation.

ALL NIGHT VIGIL - The World Apostolate of Fatima of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is sponsoring an All-Night Vigil of prayer and reparation at Church of the Epiphany.  The vigil begins on Friday, September 5 at 8:00 PM, and closes on Saturday, September 6, with Mass at 4:00 AM.  Everyone is invited to attend all or some of this devotion.  651-439-4511.

SHRINE TOUR - Join Holy Cross Church for Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine Tour on Tuesday, October 7, 2008.  This Shrine, nestled in the rolling hills of the Coulee Region, was newly dedicated on July 31, 2008.  The tour will stop in Stockholm, Wisconsin for coffee and rolls, then proceed to LaCrosse where we will tour the Shrine and celebrate Mass in the new Shrine church.  Lunch will be at the Culina Mariana restaurant located in the Pilgrim Center.  Cost is $55.00 per person.  Watch future bulletins for more information.

THANK YOU - The Society for the Propagation of Faith thanks the parishioners of Holy Cross for the generous gift of $2,404.00 for the Mission Appeal for the Diocese of Virac, Philippines.

BAKE SALE - The Polish Rosary Society is planning a Bake Sale for Saturday, September 13 after the 4:30 PM Mass and Sunday, September 14 after the morning Masses.  Donations will be greatly appreciated.

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 www.thebibletime.com.  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.

INFORMATIONAL SEMINAR - You are cordially invited to attend an informational seminar Planning Ahead for Seniors for all the Right Reasons on September 10, 2008 at 11:00 AM in Holy Cross Kolbe Center.  Speakers will include: Mary Hanson, Social Services Consultant at Catholic Eldercare, Senior Service and Housing, Tom McKinley, and Tom Glodek, Kapala-Glodek Funeral Homes.  Light refreshments served.