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


The Church of the Holy Cross Library Education Center will begin the celebration of its 15th year on Sunday, September 21st.

The Library is located on the ground floor of the school/recreation building and will be open all day on September 21.
We welcome all parishioners and visitors to Holy Cross to take a few minutes and visit us. Library personnel will be there to help you.

If you have not seen the Library, this will be a wonderful opportunity.

                  POPE JOHN PAUL II

The school is now accepting applications for the 2004 kindergarten class. Please call 612- 789-8851 to request that a registration packet be sent to you. We encourage all families to come for a tour of the school and have all your questions answered.

Our mission is: With Christ as our cornerstone, and the Catholic faith as our foundation, Pope John Paul II educates the whole person.

                         Enroll and let us educate your child.

You are all invited to join the school community on Saturday, October 4 for the Marathon for Non-Public Education. We begin on Boom Island about 9:30 a.m. Please support our students if you are approached for a donation. Thank you for your generous spirit.
FOURTEENTH ANNUAL GERMAN DAY - Church of St. Boniface, 629 Second St. N.E., on Sunday, October 12. Polka Mass at 10:00 a.m. (Dick Macko Orchestra). German Dinner from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Adults $8, Children $4. (Take-outs available.)
POLISH CHILDREN WAITING FOR ADOPTION - Have you considered expanding your family through adoption? Both male and female grade school children with special emotional needs are awaiting adoption by experienced Catholic parents. Call Summit Adoption 651-645-6657 for more information about Polish-born English speaking children.
SAINT MARON CATHOLIC CHURCH is looking for a Parish Secretary who is able to work Tuesday through Friday starting as soon as possible. The job consists of general office work. Computer skill is required. Interested parties should call Father Sharbel at 612-379-2758.


Saturday, September 20
"Party Under the Tent" 5:30-9:00 PM Free entertainment by John Filipczak & The Classics.

Today, September 21
HOLY CROSS FALL FESTIVAL - Polka Mass at 10:00 AM. Chicken Dinner 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Games, raffles, prizes and more until 5:30 PM.

Monday, September 22
Clean-up in the parish kitchen beginning at 9:00 a.m, All help is very much welcome and needed.
Wednesday, September 24
Confirmation Class 6:30-7:45 p.m. in the school.
Thursday, September 25
AA & Alanon 7:30 p.m. in Kennedy Hall.
Friday, September 26
Mass and Devotions in Polish 7:00 p.m. in Church.
Saturday, September 27
Polish School 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon in the school.
Sunday, September 28
Sunday School/Nursery during the 10:00 a.m. Mass.
Library open after the 10:00 a.m. Mass.

NINTH ANNUAL CANDLELIGHT VIGIL - Please join us to honor those who have died as a result of domestic violence; those who have survived; and those who continue their struggle. Wednesday, October 1, 2003 6:00 p.m. at Bunker Hills Activity Center, 550 Bunker Lake Blvd., Andover, MN. Presented by Alexandra House, Inc. For more information please call 763-780-2330.
BACK TO SCHOOL SPECIAL FOR COUPLES - Learn how to re-discover love, romance and happiness in your marriage by attending a World Wide Marriage Encounter Weekend. All married couples deserve a richer, fuller life together. The next weekends are scheduled for October 10-12 at Kings House in Buffalo and November 7-9 and December 5-7 at Park Inn in Shakopee. Registration is limited. For more information or to register, call 1-800- 795-5683 or 651-426-4710.
CAN DELIGHT ROSARY PROCESSION - On the evening of Tuesday, October 7th, Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, a special evening has been planned in celebration of the Year of the Rosary, which Pope John Paul II proclaimed on October 16, 2002. There will be a candlelight procession from the steps of the state capitol to the steps of the Cathedral. Gather your family, friends, priests, religious on the lawn of the state capitol at 6:30 p.m. to join in a positive expression of our Catholic faith. Come join in solidarity - One Bead, One Family at a time! For more information call the Office for Family, Laity, Youth and Young Adults, 651-291-4488 or World Apostolate of Fatima 651-776-0363.