September 18, 2022 Bulletin

      LITURGICAL SCHEDULE

Sat. 17: 6:00 pm @ Infant Jesus

            Saturday after Exaltation

            Of the Cross

            Health & well-being of Ken

            & Bernie Litwin from family

Sun. 18: 9:00 am @ Infant Jesus

            Sunday after the Exaltation

            Of the Cross  

            +Matt Kloes from Slemons

            family

Mon. 19: NO LITURGY

Tues. 20: NO LITURGY

Wed. 21: NO LITURGY

Thurs. 22: NO LITURGY

Fri. 23: NO LITURGY

Sat. 24: 6:00 pm @ Infant Jesus

            For the parishioners

Sun. 25: 9:00 am @ Infant Jesus

            16th Sunday after Pentecost

            + Joseph Terry, and the

            deceased members of the

            Palyok & Gorda families

            from Dorothy Terry

Collection Report

Week of 9/11/2022

$               1436.00     Offertory

$                 399.00     Maintenance Fund

$                 245.78     Utility offerings

$                 730.00     Mary Lou Kasper mem.

$                 100.00     Joe Hritz memory

$                 230.00     Holy Day

$                   86.00     Candles

$               3226.78      TOTAL

Attendance from last week’s Liturgies:

Saturday: 23

Sunday: 53

ON LINE: 9

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF OUR PARISHIONERS:

Richard Kuty, Pearl Tablack, & Patricia Flaherty, Nina Zavatsky & Bernie Litwin all at home. Mary Rotunno at Assumption, Dolores Schurko & Louise Macabobby at Hampton Wood 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.

ATTENTION:

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.

PRAYING THE ROSARY:

The Altar & Rosary Society will be praying the rosary @ 8:30 am in the church on Sunday October 2nd.  All are welcome.

THANK YOU:

A special thank you to both the Kasper and Hritz families for their donation to our maintenance fund in memory of their loved ones-+Mary Lou Kasper and +Joseph Hritz. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.

ECF CLASSES:

As school begins, so will our ECF program for all school age children. In person classes will be held every Sunday from 10:30 am-11:30 am beginning NEXT SUNDAY September 25, 2022. Classes will be held inside the church. This year’s teachers are Christine Bero, Francine Schuler and Mary Sinowski. Registration forms are on the table in the vestibule or see Fr. Michael. Please consider educating your children on our Byzantine faith.

CHINESE AUCTION:

St. Michael Byzantine Catholic Church, 2140 Highland Rd, Hermitage is having their 45th Annual Chinese Auction. The event will be held on Sunday, October 9th in their social hall. Doors open at 1:00 pm and drawing is at 2:15 pm. Admission is $6.00 which includes lunch and one free tear sheet. Additional sheets are 6 for $5.00. There will also be a 50/50 raffle, autumn/lottery raffle and a grand prize raffle.

SANCTUARY CANDLES:

The Sanctuary candles will be lit for the entire week for your intentions.

For the week of September 18-24, the left sanctuary candle is in memory of +Mary Lou Kasper and the right sanctuary candle is in memory of +Olin Sheely both from Tom & Joyce Lesko.

On rightly loving THE world. Caesarius of arles: While there is much in the world to love, it is best loved in relation to the One who made it. The world is beautiful, but much fairer is the One who fashioned it. The world is glorious, but more delightful is the One by whom the world was established. Therefore, let us labor as much as we can, be­loved, that love of the world as such may not overwhelm us, and that we may nor love the creature more than the creator. God has given us earthly possessions in order that we may love him with our whole heart and soul. But sometimes we provoke God’s dis­pleasure against us when we love his gifts more than God himself. The same thing hap­pens in human relationships. Suppose some­one gives a special gift to his protege. But the protege then begins to despise the giver, and loves the gift more than the one who gave. Suppose he comes to think of the giver no longer as friend but enemy. Just so it is with our relationship with God. We love more those who love us for ourselves rather than our gifts. So God is known to love those who love him more than the earthly gifts he gives. sermons 159.6.

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