1 12 2009

Saturday, Nov. 28
4:00 PM Priscilla Kowalick – Mike & Helen Kowalick

8:30 AM God’s Blessings and Good Health for all Parishioner

Monday, November 30 Feast Day of St. Andrew
9:30 AM Andrew Beshada – Wife Ann

Wednesday, Dec. 2
9:30 AM Andrew Patrylak – Eva Malishchak

Friday, Dec. 4
8:30 AM Walter Rembish – Mr. & Mrs. Rudolph Ciprich

Saturday, Dec. 5
4:00 PM Mary Smiegoski – Paul & Maureen Haydt

8:30 AM God’s Blessings and Good Health for all Parishioners

PYROHY PROJECT: The Pyrohy Project will be held on Monday, Nov. 30 at 11:00 AM to prepare and Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 8:00 AM for the making and filling of orders. Orders can be picked up on Tuesday, Dec. 1st after 10:00 AM. This project cannot be accomplished without the help. If you can possibly help in any way it would be appreciated. Try to lend a hand for your Church fund-raiser.

MALANKA 2010: The 6th Annual Ukrainian New Year Dinner Dance – MALANKA – will take place on Friday evening, January 15, 2010, 6:00pm to 1:00am, at St. Vladimir Parish Center, 428 North Seventh Avenue, Scranton. Sponsored by the combined Ukrainian organizations of Northeastern Pennsylvania, the event will be catered by Paul A. Wanas of Accentuate Caterers of Distinctive Events offering a generously varied American and Ukrainian dinner buffet including borshch, holubchi, chicken Kyiv, kobasa, pyrohy, along with a cash bar and dancing to the music of the internationally known orchestra “Fata Morgana” of New Jersey/New York plus a late night champagne toast. Tickets are $40.00 and can be obtained by contacting Gerry Adamchak at 824-3880 or Ann Beshada at 829-4202. Early reservations are encouraged as the event is usually a sell-out.

CONCERT BAND: The Wyoming Valley Concert Band will present “Celebrate the Season” – a free concert of Holiday music on Tuesday, December 15th beginning at 7:30 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, South Franklin Street in Wilkes-Barre (across from the Franklin Street entrance to Boscov’s). The concert will feature organist Mark Laubach on the St. Stephen’s pipe organ. Come and enjoy some great holiday music.

E-MAILS: Father Roman asked to have anyone with a computer E-Mail to please drop it in the collection to have it put in the database. Anyone with an e-mail will receive announcements, etc. for the Chancery and Archbishop’s desk. Also if there is any change of address or phone numbers please inform the office and corrections can be made in the parish file. Thank you…

WOMEN’S SOCIETY: The annual Christmas Party of the Women’s society will be held on Sunday, December 12th at 1:30 PM in the Church Hall. All members are asked if you intend to be present, please call either Irene at 779-9634 or Anna 696-1473 if you were not contacted.

SANCTUARY LIGHT: The Sanctuary light is requested to burn this week November 28-December 5 by Eleanor Trotsky in memory of Ann & Stanley Cmiel.

ALTAR CANDLES: If you would like to request the candles on the Altar to burn at all Divine Liturgies and services for one month, your offerings will be $40. This is the 6 candles on the Main Altar and will burn for your intentions – good health, deceased members of a family, special intentions or any request you would like. The month of December will be the opening offering starting Tuesday, December 1st. Place your name and intention on the card in the Vestibule.

FLOWERS: Our thanks for the flowers donated this week: 2 Bouquets donated by Geri Koloteo in memory of her parents Louis & Anna Kolotelo – 1 Bouquet donated by Anna Magill in memory of Donald Magill.

BIRTHDAY GREETINGS: We extend our best wishes for a Happy Birthday to Helen Youells who is celebrating her 90th Birthday, November 29th. May you have many more Happy Healthy, Years. Mnohya Lita!

CHRISTMAS SHARING: Our parish will be collecting canned goods or imperishable food items to be donated to the St. Vincent’s Soup Kitchen. Boxes will be placed in the vestibule for the two weekends in December – Saturday the 5th and Sunday the 6th also Saturday the 12th and Sunday the 13th. If you can possibly donate any items for this cause it will be greatly appreciated. Christmas is the time for giving and sharing.

PARISH COUNCILS: According to the Eastern Catholic Church Law and Pastoral Guide of the Ukrainian Catholic Church in the United States of America.
According to Metropolitan Stefan Soroka, we would like to introduce to you the new Pastoral Guide about Parish Financial Council and Parish Pastoral Council which will begin December. 2009. The pamphlet enclosed will explain in detail the Council’s. Next bulletin we will introduce you to the members of the Financial and Pastoral Councils.

The Council meeting that was scheduled for Tuesday, November 24th was very disappointing and upsetting to Father Roman. Only one member and Father was in attendance.



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