Saturday, August 23 – 4:00 PM
Josephine Petro (40th Day) – Sister Mildred Gomez
Sunday, August 24 – 8:30AM Independence of Ukraine
ELEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
God’s Blessing and Good Health on all parishioners and of our brothers and sisters in Ukraine for their exercise of freedoms and liberties all people cherish.
Friday, August 29 – 9:00 AM
BEHEADING OF JOHN THE BAPTIST
Mary Sawka – Sister Julia Williams
Saturday, August 30– 4:00 PM
Theodosia Rembish – Joseph & Ann Marie Onderko
Sunday, August 31 – 8:30AM
TWELFTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
God’s Blessing and Good Health on all parishioners
SANCTUARY LIGHT: The Sanctuary Light is requested to burn this week August 23 – 30 by Albert Ferkel in memory of his Parents Catherine & Albert Ferkel.
PRAYERS: Please remember in your prayers all the sick of the Parish, those in Nursing facilities, in hospitals or at home and unable to attend Divine Liturgies.
FEAST DAY: The Feast day of the Beheading of John the Baptist is on Friday, August 29th. This is a Simple holyday but all should try to attend the Divine Liturgy for this Feast Day.
BRATISLAVA BOYS CHOIR: The acclaimed Bratislava Boys Choir from Bratislava, Slovakia, will perform at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Pro-Cathedral, 35 S Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, on Friday, September 19 at 7:30 p.m. and at St. Peter’s Cathedral, 315 Wyoming Ave., Scranton, on Saturday, September 20 at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free, but a donation of $15 is suggested. The concert is being held in celebration of the one hundred fiftieth anniversary of the birth of Father Jozef Murgaš, “Radio’s forgotten genius.” It is being sponsored by the Slovak Heritage Society of Northeastern Pennsylvania in cooperation with World Artists Experiences and the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic. For more information, contact Michael Stretanski or Raphael Micca
From the desk of the Chancery to all Priests and parishioners.
The 2014 Archeparchial Sobor will be held Saturday, October 25, 2014 in the Cathedral Social Hall, North Franklin Street, Philadelphia. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. and the day will conclude with the Divine Liturgy celebrated at 5 p.m. in the Cathedral by Metropolitan Stefan and the Archeparchial clergy. The theme of the Sobor is “I am the Light of the World.” (Jn 8:12)
Each parish is expected to send a minimum of two delegates. Parishes may send two additional participants for a maximum of four delegates per parish. Delegates should include parishioners of all ages and should include some parish pastoral and finance council members. Delegates from all religious communities active within the Archeparchy are invited to participate. All clergy (active and retired) are especially welcome and requested to participate. Additional information and registration forms will be forwarded to you in the near future.
Friday, October 24, 2014 will be a Clergy Day for all clerics of the Archeparchy. This session will begin at 1:15 p.m. and will end with a clergy social beginning at 5 p.m.
All clergy are expected to attend the Friday session, and at a minimum, the Archeparchial Sobor on Saturday until noon. For those clergy who are able to rearrange their Saturday evening Divine Liturgy schedules, it is hoped you will be able to remain for the afternoon Sobor sessions and participate in the concluding Divine Liturgy.
Kindly mark these dates on your calendars.
Rev. John M. Fields
Delegates interested in attending the Sobor, please notify Father Popyk.
NO DIVINE LITURGY WILL BE CELEBRATED IN OUR CHURCH ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2014 DUE TO THE CLERGY ATTENDING THE SOBOR.