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Upcoming Events at Holy Cross

Harvest of the Earth Community Dinner – The Harvest of the Earth Community Dinner is held on the SECOND WEDNESDAY of each month from 6-7 P.M. during the school year and there is no cost for the meal. We invite every member of our community to come and dine with us!  The next dinner will be on Wednesday, October 11th and is hosted by the Onamia Fire Department. Don’t forget to mark your calendars!

Confirmation Classes: The Confirmation classes for the WOHVn-in-Faith ACC will meet at the Holy Cross Center in Onamia at 7:15 P.M. on: SOct. 11 & 25; Nov. 15 & 29 and Dec. 13.  Confirmation Retreat is scheduled for February 4.  If you have any questions, please call Fr. Jerry at 320-532-3122.

Time and Talent Surveys – A few weeks ago we handed out a Time and Talent survey during mass. Please return any completed Time and Talent surveys to the basket in the Narthex. Blank copies are available in the clear file holder on the wall near the elevator. Remember, these surveys will also be used for a Holy Cross Parish census update. Any questions, contact Tina Dickson at 320-532-5038.

Recovery Works - The Freedom Center is offering a new opportunity open to anyone in a recovery program.  It is called "Recovery Works" and it is held from 7:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. every Monday in the basement of the Holy Cross Center.

You Are Invited to Attend a TEC Retreat this October 20-22 - Sign up to participate in the October 20-22 Central Minnesota TEC Retreat and experience one of the most wonderful retreat experiences around. Described as a relevant, faith-filled, and life-changing retreat experience, TEC promises to inspire and surprise. This encounter retreat is perfect for those searching, those needing direction and a little peace, and those looking to deepen their relationship with God. TEC is for youth (age 16+), young adults, and adults. Come find out what 41,000 others have already experienced. today!   Questions about TEC? Ask someone who’s been there: Tim Honek, Margaret Hitzemann, Kathy Lundeen, Richard Schumacher, Mary Pat Sorvik or Brenda Gotvald.  Future retreat dates to sign-up: November 24-26.

Mille Lacs Area Senior Citizens this is for you! All Seniors in the Mille Lacs Area you are invited to the Ralph Olson Center (ROC) in Onamia on the 4th Wednesday of each month from 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. We will have a warm lunch, meet and visit with friends and play Bingo! This is hosted by the Mille Lacs Area Senior Activities group. If you would like to go and need a ride, please call Kelly Miner, Community Activities Director at: 320-532-6829 or Alice Nickolay at 612-760-1333. We look forward to seeing you!

Parish Life:  The next Holy Cross Parish Life meeting is on Thursday, September 28th at 7 p.m. in the conference room. All are welcome. Items on the agenda include: defining who we are as a support group for our parish and the WOHVn in Faith ACC, a Fall Fun Fest summary, and information about an upcoming Extraordinary Minister workshop to be held here at Holy Cross.


Minutes from the August 17th meeting are posted in the Narthex and available upon request. Please contact Tina Dickson with any questions: 320.532.5038.

WHAT IS A PRAYER LINE? A Prayer Line is a line of communication among believers who are willing to be “on call” to pray for a specific need. The set up allows prayer requests to be relayed immediately without waiting.  You can be a part of this very important ministry, receiving prayer requests either by phone or by e-mail.  Call Kathy at the Parish Office 320-532-3122 or Tina Dickson at 320-532-5038, if you would like to use your time and talents in this way.  Also, if you have a prayer request for a specific need, call the Parish Office or Tina Dickson.


TEMPORARY Cleaning Person Needed – Our Cleaning Person was injured in a recent car accident. Holy Cross is in need of a TEMPORARY Cleaning Person until she is able to return to work. Please contact Kathy at the Parish Office for more details 320-532-3122.

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