FOURTH SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST JOHN CLIMACUS VENERABLE APRIL 3, 2011

31 03 2011

Saturday, April 2
4:00 PM Andrew Patrylak – Wife Clara and Family

Sunday, April 3 FOURTH SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST
JOHN CLIMACUS VENERABLE
8:30 AM God’s Blessings and Good Health for all Parishioners
4:00 PM Deanery Stattions of the Cross – SS Peter & Paul – Plymouth

Wednesday, April 6
9:00 AM  Liturgy of the Presanctified Gift

Friday, April 8
7:00 PM Stations of the Cross – Sorokousty

Saturday, April 9
4:00 PM God’s Blessings for Good Health for Mary Bilak – Bosack Family

Sunday, April 10 FIFTH SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST
MARY OF EGYPT VENERABLE
8:30 AM God’s Blessings and Good Health for all Parishioners

CONFESSIONS: Father Roman will be available before all Church Services to hear your confessions. Father Orest from St. Vladimir’s/SS Peter & Paul, Wilkes-Barre will be hearing confessions during the Stations of the Cross this Sunday in our Parish.

VISITATION OF A PRIEST: If you have anyone in the family that would require a visitation before Easter, either at home, in a Nursing Facility or Hospital please notify Father Roman at 735-2262 or his cell phone 855-5141

The meal to be served this week Friday, April 8th at Transfiguration is –
Pyrohy Potluck. Take-outs or eat in – $6.00.

SANCTUARY LIGHT: The Sanctuary Light is requested to burn the week of
April 2-9 by Mike & Dolores Sinko in memory of Mary & Mike Sinko, Sr.

FLOWERS: We wish to thank those who donated flowers for this week:
1 Bouquet donated by Helene Sirak in memory of her husband Michael Sirak
1 Bouqet donated by the Halloway/s in memory of Michael Halloway.

THANKS: The Parish Piggie Dinner was a great success thanks to all the fine workers and donators of food, monetary and Chinese Auction gifts that made this project possible. Approximately 145 dinners were served. The profit from the dinner amounted to $1193.37 this included the Chinese Auction, 50-50 tickets, extra sale of food and generous donations. Thanks again for your support.

STATIONS OF THE CROSS: As you know the Deanery Stations of the Cross will be celebrated in our Parish this Sunday. We are asking all of our good bakers and our parishioners if they could possibly contribute the desserts for this event. Your help is greatly appreciated.

LUC: This Sunday, April 3rd The League of Ukrainian Catholics North Anthracite will sponsor a Craft Sale – Food Sale, etc. in our parish hall. We are anticipating that our parishioners will attend this affair to show support to this organization. Come to the hall and browse, you may find something of interest.
Many venders will be selling their items and plenty of food to purchase to eat in or take out. Please attend. Following this Craft Sale the Deanery Stations of the Cross will be held in our Parish at 4:00 PM with fellowship to follow.

LOTTERY TICKETS: The Lottery tickets are available for the month of May. Please try to do your part by purchasing tickets and if you are able to sell some take a few to sell. Your help is very important for this project.

PYROHY SALE: The Pyrohy sale for our parish will be held Monday April 11 to prepare and April 12 to make and fill orders. Place your orders on the sheet in the vestibule. $7 a dozen and pick up will be Tuesday, April 12th after 10:30 AM. Help is needed for this project. If you never helped at this church function now is your opportunity to help your parish by coming out to join the work force. Your help will be greatly appreciated.

DEANERY STATION OF THE CROSS
April 3rd – 5th Sun. of the Great Fast – SS Peter & Paul, Plymouth
April 10th – St. Vladimir’s, Scranton

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THIRD SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST VENERATION OF THE HOLY CROSS MARCH 27, 2011

28 03 2011

Saturday, Mar. 26 God’s Blessing for Good Health on John Rudeski
Wife Annetta and Daughter Jaclyn

Sunday, March 27 VENERATION OF THE HOLY CROSS
8”30 AM God’s Blessings and Good Health for all Parishioners
4:00 PM Deanery Stattions of the Cross – St. Nicholas – Glen Lyon, PA

Wednesday, Mar. 30
7:00 PM  Liturgy of the Presanctified Gift

Friday, April 1
7:00 PM Stations of the Cross – Sorokousty

Saturday, April 2
4:00 PM Andrew Patrylak – Wife Clara and Family

Sunday, April 3 FOURTH SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST
JOHN CLIMACUS VENERABLE
8:30 AM God’s Blessings and Good Health for all Parishioners

DEANERY STATION OF THE CROSS
March 27th – 4th Sun. of the Great Fast – St. Nicholas, Glen Lyon
April 3rd – 5th Sun. of the Great Fast – SS Peter & Paul, Plymouth
April 10th – St. Vladimir’s, Scranton

CEMETERY: If you have any Christmas flowers or old bouquets on your graves at the cemetery, we would appreciate if they be removed. Remember, there is no garbage pick-up at the cemetery. The caretaker has been doing a great job and hopefully we can keep it going that way. Please do your part by taking your garbage with you. If you have a request for anything to be done on your plot, please contact the office and we can refer you to speak to Jeremy our caretaker. Thank you for your cooperation on this matter.

TRANSFIGURATION: The menu for this Friday, April 1 – Mac N’ Cheese or Baked Ziti. – Eat in dinners is $6.00 each or Take out $6.00 does not include beverage. Dinners will be served from 4:00-7:00 PM.

CLAM CHOWDER AND HALUSHKI SALE: St. Nicholas U.C.C. East Main St., Glen Lyon, PA is sponsoring a Clam Chowder and Halushki sale Friday, April 1, 2011 from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Clam Chowder is $7.00 a quart and Halushki is $5.00 a quart. A bake sale will also be held in the church hall during this time. For your orders please call Jane Kmietowicz – 239-1454, Karen Phair – 735-7682 or Debbie Fudjak – 735-6908 by March 27, 2011. If you would like to order, but are unable to pick up your order on Friday, April 1st, arrangements can be made to have your order delivered by calling Debbie Fudjak – 735-6908.

SANCTUARY LIGHT: The Sanctuary Light is requested to burn the week of
March 26 – April 2 by Jule Wido in memory of her husband John Wido.

LUC: Next Sunday, April 3rd The League of Ukrainian Catholics North Anthracite will sponsor a Craft Sale – Food Sale, etc. in our parish hall. We are anticipating that our parishioners will attend this affair to show support to this organization. Come to the hall and browse, you may find something of interest.
Many venders will be selling their items and plenty of food to purchase to eat in or take out. Please attend. Following this Craft Sale the Deanery Stations of the Cross will be held in our Parish at 4:00 PM with fellowship to follow.

BUILDING/IMPROVEMENT FUND: Our thanks for the donations in the amount of $95 in memory of Mary Valadja. Donated by Paul & Marion Rose, Nancy Palumbo, Clara Patrylak, M/M Charles Patrylak, Gene Slabinski, Catherine & Charles Halloway and Julia Vengeien. Your donations are greatly appreciated.

LOTTERY TICKETS: The Lottery tickets are available for the month of May. Please try to do your part by purchasing tickets and if you are able to sell some take a few to sell. Your help is very important for this project.

PYROHY SALE: The Pyrohy sale for our parish will be held Monday April 11 to prepare and April 12 to make and fill orders. Place your orders on the sheet in the vestibule. $7 a dozen and pick up will be Tuesday, April 11th after 10:30 AM. Help is needed for this project. If you never helped at this church function now is your opportunity to help your parish by coming out to join the work force. Your help will be greatly appreciated.





SECOND SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST MARCH 20, 2011

17 03 2011

Saturday, March 19
4:00 PM Peter Bosack – 40th Day – Carol & Bernie Kosek

Sunday, March 20 SECOND SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST
8:30 AM God’s Blessings and Good Health for all Parishioners
4:00 PM DEANERY STATIONS OF THE CROSS
SS Peter & Paul, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Wednesday, March 23 Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts
9:00 AM

Friday, March 25 ANNUNCIATION OF THE THEOTOKOS
10:00 AM Bishop Soter Ortynsky – Anointing of Holy Oil Myrovania
7:00 PM Stations of the Cross – Sorokousty Service

Saturday, March 26
4:00 PM 4:00 PM God’s Blessing for Good Health on John Rudeski
Wife Annetta and Daughter Jaclyn

Sunday, March 27 THIRD SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST
VENERATION OF THE CROSS
8:30 AM God’s Blessings and Good Health for all Parishioners

SANCTUARY LIGHT: The Sanctuary light is requested to burn this week March.19 – 26 by Eleanor Kulick & Family in memory of Frank Kulick.

PIGGIE DINNER: Remember our Parish Piggie Dinner is to be held this coming Thursday, March 24t, serving from 5:00 to 7:00 PM and take outs from 4:00 to5:00 PM. If you did not get your tickets, please purchase them this week end. Tickets are $8.00per adult and $4.00 for children 12 and under. A Chinese auction will be conducted. Any donations toward this affair would be greatly appreciated. We are asking our great bakers for the supply of desserts, such as cakes, cookies, jello, etc.
THANKS: Our thanks for the monetary donations for the dinner by Joe & Ann Marie
Onderko, and the gift of a Slow Cooker donated by Paul & Marion Rose.

PYROHY SALE: A Pyrohy Project will be held on April 11, 12th. The Pyrohys will be $7.00 a dozen. Help will be needed for this project. Orders are limited, so place your orders early. The sheet for the orders is in the vestibule.

UKRAINIAN CULTURAL EXHIBIT AND CRAFT SALE: The North Anthracite League of Ukrainian Catholics will sponsor their annual Ukrainian Cultural Exhibit and Craft Sale on Sunday, April 3, 2011 – 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM in SS Peter and Paul, Ukrainian Catholic Church Hall, Plymouth, PA. A few tables are still available if you are interested.To reserve a table for your crafts, etc. the cost per table is $20 – please contact Janina Everett at 570-759-2824 or cell 570-441-9593. Lunch will be available with variety of homemade ethnic food and baked goods

TRANSFIGURATION: The menu for this Friday, March 25 – Heavenly Halushki Take out dinners are $6.00 each and do not include beverage. Dinners will be served from 4:00-7:00 PM.

CLAM CHOWDER AND HALUSHKI SALE: St. Nicholas U.C.C. East Main St., Glen Lyon, PA is sponsoring a Clam Chowder and Halushki sale Friday, April 1, 2011 from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Clam Chowder is $7.00 a quart and Halushki is $5.00 a quart. A bake sale will also be held in the church hall during this time. For your orders please call Jane Kmietowicz – 239-1454, Karen Phair – 735-7682 or Debbie Fudjak – 735-6908 by March 27, 2011. If you would like to order, but are unable to pick up your order on Friday, April 1st, arrangements can be made to have your order delivered by calling Debbie Fudjak – 735-6908.

DEANERY STATIONS OF THE CROSS
Sunday, March 27 St Nicholas, Glen Lyon 4:00 PM
Sunday, April 3 SS Peter & Paul, Plymouth 4:00 PM
Sunday, April 10 St Vladimir’s, Scranton 4:00 PM

SECOND SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST
MARCH 20, 2011
On this day we celebrate the memory of our holy father Gregory Palamas, Archbishop of Thessalonica

BUILDING/IMPROVEMENT FUND: Our thanks for the donations made to our Building Fund in memory of Mary Valadja amounting to $115 donated by
Eleanor Kulick, Jewel Johnstone, Ann Beshada, Geri Kolotelo, Dorothy Wujick and son, Mr. & Mrs. Leonard Price, Joe & Irene Pstrak, Micahel & Louise Hubiack.





FIRST SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST MARCH 13, 2011

13 03 2011

Saturday, March 12
4:00 PM Ellen Zapotok – Mary Lou & Wasil Pinaha and Sister Verna

Sunday, March 13
8:30 AM God’s Blessings and Good Health for all Parishioners
4:00 PM DEANERY STATIONS OF THE CROSS
Transfiguration of Our Lord

Wednesday, March 16 Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts
9:00 AM

Friday, March 18
7:00 PM Stations of the Cross – Sorokousty Service

Saturday, March 19
4:00 PM Peter Bosack – 40th Day – Carol & Bernie Kosek

Sunday, March 20 SECOND SUNDAY OF LENT
8:30 AM God’s Blessings and Good Health for all Parishioners

DEANERY STATIONS OF THE CROSS
This Sunday, March 13 Transfiguration Nanticoke, PA
Sunday, March 20 SS Peter & Paul, Wilkes-Barre
Sunday, March 27 St Nicholas, Glen Lyon
Sunday, April 3 SS Peter & Paul, Plymouth
Sunday, April 10 St Vladimir’s, Scranton

PYROHY SALE: A Pyrohy Project will be held on April 11, 12th. The Pyrohys will be $7.00 a dozen. Help will be needed for this project. Orders are limited, so place your orders early. The sheet for the orders is in the vestibule.

MEETING: The Parish Council will meet Tuesday, March 15th in the Church Hall – 6:30 PM. Members please try to attend.

TRANSFIGURATION: The menu for this Friday, March 18 – Fish Friday – baked or fried $6.00. Take out dinners are $6.00 each and do not include beverage. Dinners will be served from 4:00-7:00 PM.

CLAM CHOWDER AND HALUSHKI SALE: St. Nicholas U.C.C. East Main St., Glen Lyon, PA is sponsoring a Clam Chowder and Halushki sale Friday, April 1, 2011 from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Clam Chowder is $7.00 a quart and Halushki is $5.00 a quart. A bake sale will also be held in the church hall during this time. For your orders please call Jane Kmietowicz – 239-1454, Karen Phair – 735-7682 or Debbie Fudjak – 735-6908 by March 27, 2011. If you would like to order, but are unable to pick up your order on Friday, April 1st, arrangements can be made to have your order delivered by calling Debbie Fudjak – 735-6908.

SANCTUARY LIGHT: The Sanctuary light is requested to burn this week March.12–19 by Rita Rentko in memory of her husband Steve Rentko.

SYMPATHIES: We extend our sincere sympathy to the family of Mary Valadja who was called to her eternal rest. May her memory be eternal. Vichnya Pomyat!

LOTTTERY TICKETS: Our parish fund raiser for the month of May is the Lottery
Tickets. If each parishioner would kindly take at least 5 tickets it would be very
helpful in this project. We have no Bazars that require much more than the $25 that
you would have to spend on that affair. Except for our Fund Raisers once in a while
during the year we do not ask for much for the good of the parish Please try to do your
share by purchasing at least the 5 tickets. If you can possibly take some of the tickets
to sell it would also be appreciative. Thank you.

PIGGIE DINNER: Our Parish Piggie Dinner is to be held on Thursday, March 24th,
serving from 5:00 to 7:00 PM and take outs from 4:00 to 5:00 PM. Tickets are $8.00
per adult and $4.00 for children 12 and under. A Chinese auction will be conducted.
Any donations toward this affair would be greatly appreciated. We are asking our great
bakers for the supply of desserts, such as cakes, cookies, jello, etc.
THANKS: Our thanks for the monetary donations for the dinner by Geri Kolotelo,
Catherine & Charles Halloway and Price Chopper. Also a gift of a beautiful 4th of July
Theme Basket donated by Anna Koprowski.

LEAGUE OF UKRAINIAN CATHOLICS MEETING: – North Anthracite Council – League of Ukrainian Catholics will meet this Sunday, March 13, 2011 at Transfiguration of Our Lord, U.C.C, 240 Center Street, Nanticoke PA. Meeting will convene at 1:45 PM – plans for the April 3rd Ukrainian Cultural Exhibit and Craft Sale will be discussed. The Way of the Cross – is scheduled for 4:00 PM followed by fellowship and refreshments.

UKRAINIAN CULTURAL EXHIBIT AND CRAFT SALE: The North Anthracite League of Ukrainian Catholics will sponsor their annual Ukrainian Cultural Exhibit and Craft Sale on Sunday, April 3, 2011 – 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM in SS Peter and Paul, Ukrainian Catholic Church Hall, Plymouth, PA. If you are interested in reserving a table for your crafts, etc. the cost per table is $20 – please contact Janina Everett at 570-759-2824 or cell 570-441-9593. Lunch will be available with variety of homemade ethnic food and baked goods





SUNDAY OF CHEESEFARE MARCH 6, 2011

4 03 2011

Saturday, March 5
4:00 PM George Krasnavage – Frank Krasnavage, Jr.

Sunday, March 6 SUNDAY OF CHEESEFARE
8:30 AM God’s Blessings and Good Health for all Parishioners

Wednesday, March 9
9:00 AM Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts

Friday, March 11
7:00 PM Stations of the Cross – Sorokousty Service

Saturday, March 12
4:00 PM Ellen Zapotok – Mary Lou & Wasil Pinaha and Sister Verna

Sunday, March 13 FIRST SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST
8:30 AM God’s Blessings and Good Health for all Parishioners


FORGIVENESS SUNDAY: Please try to attend the Forgiveness Vespers this Sunday, March 6, 2011 at SS Cyril & Methodius, U.C.C. in Berwick, PA at 5:00 PM. All parishes are invited to attend this beautiful service. Friendship Social will follow.

LUC MEETING – North Anthracite Council – League of Ukrainian Catholics will meet Sunday, March 13, 2011 at Holy Transfiguration, U.C.C, 240 Center Street, Nanticoke PA. Meeting will convene at 1:45 PM – plans for the April 3rd Ukrainian Cultural Exhibit and Craft Sale will be discussed. The Way of the Cross – is scheduled for 4:00 PM followed by fellowship and refreshments.

UKRAINIAN CULTURAL EXHIBIT AND CRAFT SALE: The North Anthracite League of Ukrainian Catholics will sponsor their annual Ukrainian Cultural Exhibit and Craft Sale on Sunday, April 3, 2011 – 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM in SS Peter and Paul, Ukrainian Catholic Church Hall, Plymouth, PA. If you are interested in reserving a table for your crafts, etc. the cost per table is $20 – please contact Janina Everett at 570-759-2824 or cell 570-441-9593. Lunch will be available with variety of homemade ethnic food and baked goods

LENTEN DINNERS: Transfiguration of Our Lord Church is sponsoring Lenten Dinners every Friday during Lent in the Church Hall. The dinners will be held from 4:00-7:00 and will feature a different menu each Friday.
The schedule of dinner entrees is:

March 11 – Spaghetti with your choice of marinara or scampi sauce
March 18 – Fish Friday – baked or fried.
March 25 – Heavenly Halushki
April 1 – Mac N’ Cheese or Baked Ziti.
April 8 – Pierogi Potluck.
April 15 – Potato Pancakes.
All meals include 2 sides, beverage, and dessert.

The cost is $6.00 per meal or $30.00 for all 6 meals purchased in advance. Take out dinners are $6.00 each and do not include beverage. Take out soups and sides will also be available for purchase. For more information contact Jill at 824-4603 or Transfiguration rectory at 735-2262.

LENTEN AFTERNOON OF REFLECTION: On Sunday March 13, 2011 the Sister of St. Basil The Great will present a Lenten Afternoon of Reflection at the Basilian Spiritual Center,7710 Fox Chase Road, Fox Chase Manor, PA from 2:00-5:00 PM. Presenter is Archpriest Daniel Troyan. The Topic: “Be Still and Know that I am God.”
A celebration of the Priceless Human Soul. A day of meditation, forgiveness and healing based upon the Prayer of St. Ephraim: Donation is $25 and registration must be made by March 7, 2011. Forms for registration can be obtained if you are interested.

SANCTUARY LIGHT: The Sanctuary Light is requested to burn this week
March 5 -12 by Donna, Don and Julie Winsock in memory of Richard M., Richard F. and Julia Purvis and Andrew & Veronica Rudeski.

PIGGIE DINNER: Tickets are available for our Parish Piggie Dinner to be held on Thursday, March 24th, serving from 5:00 to 7:00 PM and take outs from 4:00 to 5:00 PM. Dinner will include 2 Piggies, Mashed Potatoes, vegetable, bread and butter, dessert and beverage. The cost is $8.00 per adult and $4.00 for children 12 and under. A Chinese auction will be conducted. Any donations toward this affair would be greatly appreciated. Gifts for the Chinese Auction are needed.

THANKS: Our thanks for some of the gifts received for the Chinese Auction by Nancy Palumbo – 2 Tote Bags, Helen Sawka – homemade afghan, and Stefie Searfoss for Pasankys. We appreciate your generous donations.

WOMEN’S SOCIETY: The monthly meeting of the Women’s Society will convene Tuesday, March 8th at 6:30 PM in the church hall. All members are urged to attend. This is the first meeting after the winter recess.

MOSAIC ART: The Parish Council is planning to have Glass Mosaic’s of SS Peter and Paul installed on the Niches in the front of our Church by Baut Studios, with the stipulation of permission from the Metropolitan Stephan Soroka. We will welcome your support for this project.

BUILDING/IMPROVEMENT FUND: A donation of $70 was received from Gloria Dran Elston to our Building/Improvement Fund in memory of her parents Fred and Mary Dran. Our thanks for this donation.
PYROHY SALE: A Pyrohy Project will be held on April 11, 12th. The Pyrohys will be $7.00 a dozen. Help will be needed for this project. Please try to give your time and help to make this possible. Orders are limited, so place your orders early. The sheet for the orders is in the vestibule.