March 8, 2020 Bulletin


    Liturgical Schedule




Sat. 7:  6:00pm at Infant Jesus

2nd All Souls Saturday & Panahaida

            Health & Well Being of Mary Rotunno from Sandy O’Neill


Sun 8:  9:00am at Infant Jesus

2nd Sunday of the Great Fast

            +Mary Ann Maker from Karen & Kathy Kollar  


Mon. 9:  No Liturgy


Tues. 10: 8:30pm at Infant Jesus

            Lenten Hours            


Wed. 11:  8:30am at Infant Jesus

            +Mary & Nicholas Terlecky from Myron Terlecky

            6:00pm at Infant Jesus       

              Pre-sanctified Liturgy


Thurs 12: No Liturgy


Fri. 13: 4:00pm at St. Nicholas

            Pre-sanctified Liturgy


Sat. 14:  6:00pm at Infant Jesus

3rd All Souls Saturday & Panahaida

            +Thomas Rotunno from Sandy O’Neil


Sun 15:  9:00am at Infant Jesus

3rd Sunday of the Great Fast

Veneration of the Cross

            +Don Chachko from Chachko Family




Ken & Bernie Litwin, Richard Kuty, Pearl Tablack, and Patricia Flaherty all at home, Mary Rotunno at Assumption, Sophie Cimino at Omni West Assisted Living, Louise Macabobby at Hampton Woods, Helen Brill at Maplecrest 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.



COFFEE AND DONUT SOCIAL:  Everyone is invited on Sunday, March 8th following Liturgy for coffee and donuts.  The 1st Quarter Meeting of the GCU Lodge 442 will take place afterwards.



HARVEST FOR HUNGER:  We will again be collecting non-perishable food items and paper products for the Second Harvest Food Bank. The collection bin will be in the vestibule through the end of April.



BYZANTINE SOCIAL CLUB COMMUNION BRUNCH:  will be held on Sunday, March 22nd at 11:30am at Perkins Restaurant on Rt. 224 in Boardman.  If you would like to attend, please let Joyce Lesko or Mary Novak know by March 15th.


50TH ANNIVERSARY UPDATE: We are looking for businesses, organizations, and parish families to provide sponsorships in our Commemorative Anniversary Book. There will also be a section in memory of our beloved deceased parishioners.  Order forms are available inside this week’s bulletin.  If you have more than one sponsor, contact the rectory or call Mary Sinowski at (330)540-4519 .

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.


STUFFED CABBAGE DINNER: A Stuffed Cabbage Dinner will be held on Sunday, March 15 from 11am-2pm at Byzantine Center at the Grove. Dinner includes homemade stuffed cabbage, mashed potatoes, corn, bread/butter, beverages and dessert. The cost is $12/person for Adults and $6 for Children age 10 and under. Extra stuffed cabbage are $3/each or $30/dozen.  Dine in or carry out (bring your own container or containers will be available for $1 each).  Call (330)519-0395 for reservations and phone ahead orders as we have sold out in the past! 


PASKA (EASTER BREAD):  We will again be baking and selling our Easter Bread (Paska) this year.  The cost remains the same- $8.00 for plain or with raisin. Order forms are on the vestibule table and must be returned by April 5th.     Pickup will be in the church vestibule on Wed., April 8th before (5-6pm) and after (7-8pm) Pre-Sanctified Liturgy.  

Also, anyone interested in donating Robin Hood flour, eggs, butter, golden raisins, sugar or money will be greatly appreciated.


SPIRITUALITY DAY:  The Benedictine Sisters of the Byzantine Church at Queen of Heaven Monastery, Warren, Ohio are offering a Day of Spirituality in Preparation of  the Resurrection of Christ, on Sunday, March 15th from 1:30 to 4:30pm. It will be held at SS. Peter & Paul Parish at 180 Belvedere Ave. NE, Warren, Ohio. The topic will be “the I AMs of Jesus” presented by Rev. Thomas Dansak.  To register, please call (330)856-1813 by March 9th.     


GCU JUNIOR BOWLING TOURNAMENT: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


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 David Lesko from Tom & Joyce Lesko.   There is no intention for the right Sanctuary candle this week.


Happy Anniversary to: Trudy & Gary Carlisle March 3rd, Ed & Michele Straub March 16th.


Happy Birthday to: Rick Gregg March 3rd, Robert Gorup March 9th, Morgan Elizabeth Lewis March 14th, Dr. Steve Salcedo March 16th, William Ripple March 18, Mark Jonda March 19th, Mary Rotunno March 20th, Mary Beth Hayer March 21st, Sandy O’Neil March 29th.



Collection Report

Week of 3/1/2020

$          1,611.00              Offertory

$                 2.00              Holy Day

$               49.00              Candles

$             129.00              BCW

$               69.00              Easter Flowers

$           1468.00              Pieroghi Sale

$             306.00              Maintenance Fund

$           3634.00                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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