TWENTY SEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST DECEMBER 6, 2009

16 12 2009

Saturday, Dec. 5 ST. NICOLAS OF MYRA ARCHBISHOP
4:00 PM Myrovonia – (Anointing of Holy Oil)
Mary Smiegoski – Paul & Maureen Haydt

Sunday, Nov. 29 TWENTY SEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
8:30 AM ST. NICOLAS OF MYRA ARCHBISHOP
Myrovonia – (Anointing of Holy Oil)
God’s Blessings and Good Health for all Parishioner

Wednesday, Dec. 9 CONCEPTION OF ST. ANNA
10:00 AM Myrovonia – (Anointing of Holy Oil)
Helen Carlo – By her Children

Friday, Dec. 11
8:30 AM George Klem – 40th Day – Mary Oshirak & Family

Saturday, Dec. 12
4:00 PM Anna Phillips – Son Peter & Vivian Phillips

Sunday, Dec.13 SUNDAY OF THE HOLY ANCESTORS
8:30 AM God’s Blessings and Good Health for all Parishioners

TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR LORD
Saturday 6:00 PM – Sunday 10:30 AM

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 next Sunday, December 13th at 1:30 PM in the Church Hall.

ALTAR CANDLES: The Six Altar Candles that will burn for the month of December is requested by Michaelene Ostrum and Helene Sirak in memory of the Sirak and Ostrum Families. If you wish to donate for the Candles to burn for the month, the donation is $40 and will burn at all Divine Liturgies and Services of that month.

PYROHY PROJECT: The Pyrohy Project was very successful, thanks to all of our faithful parishioners and especially for the non-parishioners who came out to help with this Church Project. Approximately 450 dozen of Pyrohy’s were made and sold. It is a difficult job but everyone who helped enjoyed the friendly and happy atmosphere. God’s Blessings to all those who was so generous with their time and effort to make this project possible. Our thanks to Rose Sivick for her donation of $50 toward this project.

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.

DIVINE LITURGIES: Please remember that Divine Liturgies can be requested for any occasion, not only for the deceased. You may request a Divine Liturgy for good health, special occasion (birthday, anniversary, etc.). Celebrating the Divine Liturgy is a beautiful way to honor a loved one in a special way. Divine Liturgy envelopes are available in the vestibule for your intentions.

CONFESSIONS: Christmas confession obligation will be 20 minutes before every Divine Liturgy.


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