Liturgical Schedule

Sat  24: 6:00pm at Infant Jesus

            For those who battle Cancer


Sun. 25: 11th Sunday after Pentecost

9:00 am at Infant Jesus  +Helen and+ Louis Hayer

from Marybeth Hayer and Janice and David Hartzell


Mon. 26: 8:30 am at Infant Jesus

            For the Parishioners


Tues.  27: NO LITURGY


 Wed. 28: 8:30 am at Infant Jesus

           Deceased members of the

           Keschock family-Michael,

           Sophie, Alice, Mary Louise,

           Robert, Edward & Sister



Thurs 29: Beheading of John the Baptist

               6:00 pm at Infant Jesus

              +Ceclia Tondy from Paul &

               Mary Kasper


Fri. 30: 8:30 am at Infant Jesus

           + Gerald Dutko from Roger

           & Carole Elias             



Sat  31: 6:00pm at Infant Jesus

              Health & well-being of

              Thomas Urdea from family


Sun. Sept 1: 12th Sunday after Pentecost

9:00 am at Infant Jesus   +Thomas Hritzo from anonymous


Happy Anniversary to: Rae & Sam Fisher August 3rd, Paul & Mary Kasper 4th, 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 1st, Mary Ellen Hritz August 4th, Monica Ripple August 5, Maryna Farynets 8th, Joan Sutton August 10th, Francine Stanko August 11th , Christine Valko August 13th,  Chris Chachko August 17th,

Katie Weton 18th, Sophia Rivera 23rd, Ray Fisher August 31st.


Collection Report

Week of 08/18/2019

$          1,228.00               Offertory

$             330.00               Holy day

$               62.00               Candles

$        958.00            Maintenance Fund in Memory of Janice Salcedo

$           500.00                Maintenance Fund in

Memory of Lora Opsitnik

$                5.00                 Maintenance fund

$           3083.00              TOTAL


Attendance from last week’s Liturgies:

Saturday: 27

Sunday: 69


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

Announcements and information


Ken & Bernie Litwin, Richard Kuty, Margaret Arvin, Pearl Tablack and Patricia Flaherty all  at home,  Sophie Cimino at Omni West Assisted Living, Thomas Urdea at Shepard of the Valley on Western Reserve Rd, Louise Macabobby at Hampton Woods, and the rest of our parishioners who are in nursing homes.  May God grant to all the sick of our parish many blessed, happy and healthier years.



If any parishioner or family member is ill & would like to be on the pray list, or receive get-well wishes, call Karen or Kathy Kollar @330-726-8597.



Reminder, that every first Sunday of the month, the Altar Rosary Society prays the rosary at 8:30am before the Divine Liturgy. All parishioners are welcome.  



The 85th annual pilgrimage at Mount Saint Macrina in honor of Our Lady of Perpetual Help will be held Saturday Aug. 31st-Monday Sept. 2nd. For more information call

(724) 438- 8644 or see the pamphlets in the vestibule. We encourage all to attend this beautiful and spiritual event.


Thank you to the Byzantine Social Club who organized our parish picnic. It was a beautiful night and everyone had a wonderful time.



The Rusyn and Slovak picnic will be held on September 7, 2019 on our church grounds. The kitchen opens at 12:00 pm and will be serving pirohy, stuffed cabbage, cabbage and noodles, Kielbasi & sauerkraut and bacon fry (Slanina).  Admission is free and all are welcomed.



Thank you to Bob & Stephanie Sheely for their donation of $500.00 in memory of + Lora Opsitnik. This donation will be deposited into our maintenance fund.

Also thank you to the Salcedo/Jonda families as we are continuing to receive funds for our maintenance fund in memory of +Janice Salcedo.



St Michael’s Byzantine Catholic Church will hold their 43rd annual Chinese Auction on Sunday, October 6 at their center-2140 Highland Road, Hermitage, Pa. Doors open at 1:00 pm and drawing is at 2:15 pm. Admission is $5.00 which includes lunch& 1 FREE sheet. Extra tear sheets are 7 for $5.00.

50th ANIVERSARY-2020 :

The 50th Anniversary celebration of Infant Jesus of Prague in 2020 was discussed this past week at the Byzantine Social Club meeting. It has been decided it will be held in June 2020 and that a banquet following Liturgy with Bishop William will be planned. We would love all parishioners to join in and help organize and if anyone has any pictures or information of the history of our church to please see Father Michael or Mickey Vasilchek. Let’s make this a wonderful event!!!!!




The Sanctuary candles will be lit for the entire week for your intentions. The left Sanctuary candle for this week is in memory of +Joseph Kollar from Karen & Kathy Kollar and the right Sanctuary candle is in emory of +Helen & +Louis Hayer from Mary Beth Hayer & Janice & David Hartzell.






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