Welcome to Church of the Holy Cross


Jesus, the Word, knew that words could both hide and express the human heart. In today's Gospel, He makes clear that the only words that count with Him are those which truly express the intentions and desires of the person using them. As you pray in this Eucharist, examine your own heart to make sure that you mean what you pray.


Goal - $1,500,000.00
Pledges & Gifts - - $1.285.357.00
Needed to reach Goal - $ 214,643.00

Pledges & Gifts - $1,285,357.00
Paid to date - - $ 675.736.70
Outstanding - $ 609,620.30

Thank you to all who continue to give gifts and make pledge payments. If you are able to pre-pay on your pledge, the parish will save on the amount of interest owed on our loan. Second-year gifts will help us reach our goal. The yellow envelope in the envelope packet mailed to your home can be used for pledge payments

 Offertory Collection
September 22, 2002.......................$5,221.06


Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration is simply our response to Jesus' love for us. Jesus love us so much that HE wills to remain with us until the end of time. He abides with us in the Blessed Sacrament. He is our Guide, our Shepherd, our Teacher, and our Savior. He awaits your visit in the Adoration Chapel. The lamb is worthy of the unceasing adoration of all. (Rev. 5:12). Jesus deserves our adoration, praise and thanksgiving.

The Adoration Chapel is located in the convent of Holy Cross. Open hours: Tuesday 8:00 p.m., Thursday 2:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. For information call 763-788-4729 or 612-781-4806. Thank you.

                              FUN'D RAISER

Our Confirmation Candidates are sponsoring an Aluminum Recycling Drive to help purchase new tables and chairs for Kolbe Center. The cost for the tables and chairs totals approximately $17,000. To date we have $10,909.51. The cost of one table and ten chairs is $600.00. Bags of aluminum cans (pop or beer) can be put in the containers by the doors of the church or by the garages behind the rectory. Thank you, thank you. Keep those cans coming - we're doing great thanks to you! Questions? Call Sister Benita evenings at 612-789-9168.

HAPPENINGS BOOKS are available from the Educational Task Force. The cost is $25.00 each. Contact Dennis Barry at 612-788-4209 or Mark Salchert at 763-572-8061.

Last weekend a list of Festival Prize winners and Festival Donors was listed in the bulletin. The following were inadvertently forgotten:

Winner of the Redwood Swing - Anne Stokowski

Winner of the Wishing Well- Sikora Family

Festival Donors- Denny's Restaurant & Target Center

         Jason E. Stubbs & JoAnn F. Murzyn - I
        Kevin G. Lockman & Meghan L. Drexler - II
        Joseph G. Biernat & Michelle A. Hultman - III


Saturday, September 28
4:30 p.m. t Leo Schauer
Sunday, September 29
Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time
8:00 a.m. t Matthew & Joyce Mycko - Anniv.
  10:00 a.m. t Michael Gliniany
  11 :30 a.m. t Thomas Bochnak
    6:30 p.m. For the Parishioners
Monday, September 30
6:45 a.m. t Karol Szaflarski
Tuesday, October 1
6:45 a.m. t Joseph A. Tomas
Wednesday, October 2
6:45 a.m. t Donna Olson
Thursday, October 3
6:45 a.m. t Poor Souls
Friday, October 4
6:45 a.m. t Katherine Woytasek
Saturday, October 5
8:00 a.m. t Victor Niziol
    1:00 p.m. Joseph G. Biernat III and Michelle A. Hultman - Wedding
    4:30 p.m. t Lavern Winkelmann, John & Rose Mankowski, Mary & Andrew Gacek
Sunday, October 6
Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time
8:00 a.m. t Peter Dziekciowski
  10:00 a.m. Adorers of Perpetual Adoration
  11:30 a.m. t Maria & Henryk Harasim
    6:30 p.m. For the Parishioners

Readings for the Week of September 29, 2002

Sunday:         Ez 18:25-28; Phil2:1-11; Mt 21 :28-32
Monday:       Jb 1 :6-22; Lk 9:46-50
Tuesday:       Jb 3:1-3,11-17,20-23; Lk 9:51-56
Wednesday:  Jb 9:1-12,14-16; or, Mt 18:1-5, 10
Thursday:     Jb 19:21-27; Lk 10:1-12
Friday:          Jb 38:1,12-21; 40:3-5; Lk 10:13-16
Saturday:       Jb 42:1-3,5-6,12-17; Lk 10:17-24
Next Sunday: Is 5:1-7; Phil 4:6-9; Mt 21 :33-43

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