February 16, 2020 Bulletin




          Liturgical Schedule



Sat. 15:  6:00pm at Infant Jesus

1st All Souls Saturday & Parastas

            +Coralie Terleck from Ken Litwin


Sun 16:  9:00am at Infant Jesus

Sunday of Meatfare

            +Pauline Ragan from Mark & Nancy Stanko


Mon. 17:  No Liturgy


Tues. 18: 8:30am at Infant Jesus

            +Fr. Robert Halus from Edward Halus     


Wed. 19: 8:30am at Infant Jesus

            +Janice Salcedo from Mary & Kathy Matvey


Thurs 20: No Liturgy


Fri. 21: 8:30am at Infant Jesus

            Health & Well Being of Helen Yurko and Margaret Iannazone


Sat. 22:  6:00pm at Infant Jesus

All Holy Ascetical Fathers and Mothers

For the Parishioners


Sun 23:  9:00am at Infant Jesus

Sunday of Cheesefare

            Olga Kowalczyk from Mary Lou Kasper



Ken & Bernie Litwin, Richard Kuty, Pearl Tablack, and Patricia Flaherty all at home, 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.



BYZANTINE SOCIAL CLUB: The 1st meeting for the Byzantine Social Club will be held on Wednesday, February 19th at 6:00pm at the church.  Group A is in charge. A light meal will be served.  Dues for the year are $7.50 per person, payable to the Byzantine Social Club or Stephanie Sheely.  New members are welcome.  Please see Bob Sheely or call him at 330-536-6583.



All boys and girls ages 5-18 who attend a Byzantine church are invited to attend on Sunday, March 29, 2020 at Camelot Lanes. There will be no-cost bowling, food, prizes and fun! Applications and a sign-up sheet are in the church vestibule.  The deadline for entries is Saturday, March 21st.       


50TH ANNIVERSARY UPDATE: We are looking for businesses & organizations to provide sponsorships in our Commemorative Anniversary Book.  Please help by providing names of businesses you are connected with who will agree to sponsor ads at varying dollar levels which will be announced later. Please call or text Mary Sinowski at (330)540-4519 by 2/19/20 so we can get an initial estimate.

We are also asking parishioners for any pictures from 1970 to present of our church to put in the commemorative book.  Any questions, call Paula Slemons. 


PICTURES UPDATE:   Thank you to all parishioners who have had their pictures taken for our 50th Anniversary Commemorative Book.  We know some were unable to meet these dates; therefore, we will be planning another sitting after Easter.  We truly hope to have all parish families represented in our book. Any questions please see Father Michael or call Paula Slemons.   


RELIGIOUS EDUCATION CLASSES:  Classes have resumed and are held every Tuesday at 6:30pm at the Byzantine Center at the Grove.  All school aged children and adults are encouraged to attend.


ALL SOULS SATURDAYS:  This Saturday was the first All Souls Saturday.  If anyone wishes to have their deceased family members or friends prayed for, please notify Fr. Michael, Paula Slemons, or put your requests in the collection basket.


REMINDER-PIROGHI:  Anyone who ordered piroghi can pick up their orders on Sunday, Feb. 16th from 12:00-1:00pm at the Byzantine Center at the Grove.  We do have extra for purchase if anyone would like to aid in our fundraiser.


FINANCIAL REPORT:  After each Liturgy this weekend,   Mr. Greg Slemons and Fr. Michael will be reviewing our 2019 Financial Report.  If any parishioners have questions that were not addressed, please feel free to see Fr. Michael or Mr. Slemons.


CONGRATULATIONSCongratulations to Jim & Jackie Murphy who will be celebrating their  

10th Wedding Anniversary on February 19, 2020.  They had a renewal of their their vows this Saturday after Divine Liturgy. May God continue to bless Jim, Jackie and their beautiful daughter Elizabeth with health, happiness and many blessed years.


CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS: We still have Infant Jesus of Prague 50th Anniversary Ornaments available. If interested, please see Jerry Novak on Saturday or Greg Slemons/Bob Sheely on Sunday.


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 +John Stanko and the right candle is in Memory of +Patricia Stanko.  Both are from Mark & Nancy Stanko.   


Happy Birthday to: Emma Farynets Feb 1st Ed Straub Feb 1st, Nina Zavatsky Feb 1st, Mary Lou Kasper Feb 2nd, Tina Bzinak Feb 3rd, Madeline Krasnasky Feb 6th, Stephanie Sheely Feb 8th, Tom Urdea Feb 10th, David Hospodar Feb 17th, Terrence Terleck Feb 18th, Christopher Bzinak Feb 20th, Jaden Rivera Feb 25th, Greg Slemons Feb 27th.



Collection Report

Week of 2/9/2020

$          1,260.00              Offertory

$               10.00              Holy Day

$             114.00              Candles

$             119.32              Gas Royalties

$             125.00              Maintenance Fund

$               20.00              Scott Sparks Trust

$               20.00              Envelopes

$           1668.32              TOTAL


Attendance from last week’s Liturgies:





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.




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