March 15, 2020 Bulletin


          Liturgical Schedule



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


Mon. 16: 8:30pm at Infant Jesus

            Lenten Hours


Tues. 17: 8:30pm at Infant Jesus

            Lenten Hours            


Wed. 18: 6:00pm at Infant Jesus


            Pre-sanctified Liturgy


Thurs 19: No Liturgy


Fri. 20: 4:00pm at St. Nicholas

            Pre-sanctified Liturgy


Sat. 21:  6:00pm at Infant Jesus

4th All Souls Saturday & Panahaida

            For the Parishioners


Sun 22:  9:00am at Infant Jesus

4th Sunday of the Great Fast

St. John Climacus

            +John Ragan from Mark & Nancy Stanko



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



PARISHIONER NEWS:   Our parish lost 2 members this past week:

Mrs. Geri Suhey passed away on March 8th and her Funeral Liturgy was held on Friday. 

Mrs. Sophie Cimino passed away on March 10th and her Funeral Liturgy was held on Saturday.

We extend our condolences and deepest sympathy to both the Suhey and Cimino families.

May God grant rest to the souls of His Servants, Geri and Sophie, and may their Memory be Eternal.



HARVEST FOR HUNGER:  We are currently 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.


UPDATE AND REMINDER- STUFFED CABBAGE DINNER: The Stuffed Cabbage Dinner this Sunday, March 15 from 11am-2pm at Byzantine Center at the Grove HAS BEEN CHANGED TO CARRY OUT ONLY.  The cost is $12/person for Adults and $6 for Children age 10 and under. Extra stuffed cabbage are $3/each or $30/dozen.  Bring your own container or containers will be available for $1 each.  Orders must be called in advance (330)519-0395.  Carry out includes homemade stuffed cabbage, mashed potatoes, corn, bread/butter, and dessert.


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.


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.


UPDATE-BYZANTINE SOCIAL CLUB COMMUNION BRUNCH:   The Communion Brunch has been cancelled until further notice.



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 for the Health & Well Being of Tillie Chachko. The right Sanctuary candle this week is in Memory of +Don Chachko from Family.


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 3/8/2020

$          1,593.00              Offertory

$               25.00              Holy Day

$               80.25              Candles

$               20.00              BCW

$             178.00              Maintenance Fund

$               49.81              Gas Royalties

$               20.00              Vigil Lights

$           1966.06       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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