Bulletin August 13, 2017

Liturgical Schedule

Sat.      12;

            6:00pm+ Michael Virostek Sr. from Family

Sun.      13; 10th Sunday After Pentecost

            9:00am + Edward Charles Botsko from the Botsko Family

Mon.    14; Pre-festive Dormition of the Theotokos

            6:30pm at Infant Jesus Blessing of the Flowers + Joe Pavlov Jr. From Mike and Phyllis Virostek

Tues.    15; Dormition of the Theotokos

            10:00am at St. Nicholas Blessing of Flowers + Mary Halus from Helen Zupko

            4:00pm at St. Mary’s Celebration of St. Mary’s

Wed.    16;

            NO LITURGY

Thurs. 17;

            8:30am + Fr. Robert Halus from Kathy Oberman

Fri.     18;

            8:30am + Margaret Bednar from Krysta Bennett

Sat.      19;

            6:00pm Liturgy for the Parishioners

Sun.      20; 11th Sunday After Pentecost

            9:00am + Mary and James Hayer from Marybeth Hayer, Janice and David Hartzell


Announcements and information

Please Pray For the Health & Well-Being Of Our Parishioners:

Thomas Urdea ,Richard Kuty, Margaret Arvin, Louise Macabobby, Anne Anos and Eleanore Timko Patricia Flaherty all at home and the rest of our parishioners who are in nursing homes and at home convalescing.  May God grant to all the sick of our parish many blessed, happy and healthy years ATTENTION: If any parishioner or family member is ill & would like to be on the pray list please call Karen or Kathy Kollar @330-726-8597. We would like to send GET WELL wishes.


52nd Annual Assumption Pilgrimage: The 52nd Annual Assumption Pilgrimage will be held August 13-15, 2017 at the Basilica and National Shrines of Our Lady of Lebanon in North Jackson, Ohio. The Feast of the Assumption will be on Tuesday, August 15th.


Pilgrimage: The Sisters of St. Basil the Great are having their 83rd annual pilgrimage in honor of Our Lady of Perpetual Help on September 2-3, 2017 at Mount Saint Macrina in Uniontown, PA. Come & participate on the beautiful grounds this wonderful weekend.


Carpatho-Rusyn Vatra: The Rusyn-Slovak picnic will be held on Saturday August 26th from 12-8 here on the grounds of Infant Jesus. All are welcome!

ATTENTION ALL PARISHIONERS: This weekend we begin our new fundraiser campaign. We are selling raffle tickets with the grand prize being $1,000.00, 2nd & 3rd place are $500.00 each. We are asking each family to sell 5 books ($25.00) of tickets. Tickets can be picked up in the vestibule. We are doing this fundraiser to raise money for numerous projects needing to be done at the church. We do not know at this time if we will be making pirohy & Kolachi this winter, therefore; we are substituting this fundraiser. If you would like more tickets to sell/buy, because the seller of the winning tickets receives $25.00, please contact Fr. Michael, Paula Slemons or Michelle Straub. Please write your name on the back of the tickets you sold.  The drawing will be held in October. Thank you in advance for your generosity and support.


Faith & Fun Day: Altar servers! Mark your calendar for August 24th, and get ready for another great day of “Faith & Fun.” Open to all active altar servers (elementary through college), this exciting day is sponsored by the office of Vocations & is a way to say “thank you” to active altar servers for volunteering time & service to the church. From the Divine Liturgy, to a hearty lunch, to a visit to the Carnegie Science Center, & ending with a Pittsburgh Pirates game, you will truly have a memorable experience. Don’t delay—space is limited, so see your pastor to sign-up!

St. Mary’s Church Feast Celebration: REMINDER. This Tuesday, August 15th is St. Mary’s Church Feast Celebration. Liturgy is at 4:00pm and cocktails and dinner begin at 5:00pm for those who RSVP.


United Nations International Pilgrim Virgin Statue Fatima Centennial Tour: One of the four famous statues sculpted according to the specifications of Sister Lucia, will be held at St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church on Wednesday August 16th from 11:00am to 7:00pm. Any questions call 330-792-1578.


Congratulation: Last week, Fr. Michael baptized and confirmed Abel Logan Buttry, son of Terry and Paula Buttry, grandson of Paul and Julie Evancho. Congratulations and God Bless Abel and his family.


Sanctuary Candles: The Sanctuary candles will be lit for the entire week for your intentions. The cost is $10. There are two Sanctuary candles so more than one intention may be given. This week’s Sanctuary Candle is for + in memory of Bill Blanchard from Karen and Kathy Kollar.


Happy Anniversary to: Gene & Sharon Mulichak August 17th, Michael & Kelly Chachko August 22nd, Ken & Bernie Litwin August 22nd, Joseph & Mary Ellen Hritz August 28th.

Happy Birthday to: George Phillabaun-August 1, Mary Ellen Hritz August 4th,Monica Ripple- August 5,Darlene Kassan August 8th, Joan Sutton August 10th, Francine Stanko August 11th ,Christine Valko August 13th,  Chris Chachko August 17th.

Attendance from Saturday & Sunday Liturgies:

Saturday Attendance: 30

Sunday Attendance: 72


ATTENTION PARISHIONERS: All bulletin announcements should now be sent to Paula or Lany Slemons. Please call (330)799-5983 with any information to be put in the bulletin by Wednesday of that week. Thank you.

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