December 8th, 2019 Bulletin

          Liturgical Schedule


Sat. 7:  6:00pm at Infant Jesus

            For the Parishioners


Sun 8:  9:00am at Infant Jesus

26th Sunday after Pentecost

Maternity of the Holy Anna

            Health & Well Being of Cindy Martz from Mary Lou Kasper & Family


Mon. 9: No Liturgy


Tues. 10: 8:30am at Infant Jesus

            +Gerald Dutko from Bob & Corkey Elias


 Wed. 11: 8:30am at Infant Jesus

            +Dorothy Slemons from Greg & Paula Slemons


Thurs 12: 6:00pm at Infant Jesus

Our Lady of Guadalupe

            +Janice Salcedo from Mr. & Mrs. John Basista

Fri. 13: 8:30am at Infant Jesus

 +Mary Halus from Edward Halus


Sat. 14:  6:00pm at Infant Jesus

            +Michael & Grace Virostek from Michael & Philomena Virostek


Sun 15:  9:00am at Infant Jesus

Sunday of the Forefathers

            +Helen Boccio from Karen & Kathy Kollar and Frank Boccio



Ken & Bernie Litwin, Richard Kuty, Pearl Tablack, Patricia Flaherty, and Mickey Vasilcheck all at home, Sandy Bernat at Mercy Health Boardman, Mary Rotunno at Assumption, 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 @330-272-1857.


10TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY:  Father Michael will be celebrating the 10th Anniversary of his Ordination this month.  A celebration in his honor will be held at the church on December 22nd following the Liturgy. Cake and light refreshments will be served.  All are invited to come and congratulate Father Michael.    


50TH ANNIVERSARY UPDATE:The celebration will be held on June 28th, 2020.  There are flyers from the meeting in the vestibule for updates.


CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PARTY:  The 2019 Children’s Christmas party will be held on Sunday, Dec. 15th following the Liturgy and is open to kids up to 14 years old.  A light lunch will be served and St. Nicholas will be bringing presents! Please sign up by Dec. 9th on the sheet in the vestibule.


REMINDER: ANNUAL CHRISTMAS DINNER:  The Annual Christmas Dinner will be held at the Holiday Inn Boardman on this Sunday, Dec. 8th at 5:00pm.  Hope to see you there!



Christmas Eve, Dec. 24th:

  St. Nicholas – 4:00 pm

  Infant Jesus – 9:00 pm

Christmas Day, Dec. 25th:

  Infant Jesus – 9:00 am

  St. Nicholas – 11:00 am

Synaxis of the Theotokos, Dec. 26th:

  Infant Jesus – 6:00 pm

Stephen Protomartyr, Dec. 27th:

  St. Nicholas – 4:00 pm


2020 CALENDARS:  Please pick up your 2020 Church Calendars in the vestibule on the glass table.


 CHRISTMAS TREES:  Thank you to all who donated toward the new Christmas trees.  There is an updated list of all donors in the vestibule.


REMINDER: 2019 ST. NICHOLAS CELEBRATION:  The Annual St. Nicholas Celebration to benefit the Byzantine Catholic Seminary of Sts. Cyril & Methodius will take place on Sun, Dec. 8th, 2019 at St. John Cathedral & Center in Munhall, PA.  There will be an additional fundraiser raffle in which the winner will receive 12 $50 gift cards to popular national restaurants in addition to $1500 in cash. The winning number will be the PA Pick 3 number drawn on Dec. 15th, 2019.  Please show your support by purchasing a raffle ticket! For tickets please see Fr. Michael.


HOLIDAY CONCERT: The East Winds Symphonic Band & the Pittsburgh Byzantine Catholic Archieparchal Choir will present a Holiday Sounds Concert on Sunday, Dec. 15th, 2019 at 3:30pm at St. John’s Cathedral Center in Munhall, PA.  Admission is free.


SANCTUARY CANDLES:The Sanctuary candles will be lit for the entire week for your intentions. The left Sanctuary candle this week is in Memory of +Irene Kollar from Karen & Kathy Kollar. There is no intention for the right Sanctuary candle.

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