TWENTIETH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST OCTOBER 7, 2018

3 10 2018

Saturday, Oct. 6 – 4:00 PM ✞Lovey Havran – Sandra Sydnor

Sunday, Oct. 7 – 8:30AM TWENTIETH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
God’s Blessing and Good Health on all parishioners
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Thursday, Oct.11– 9:00 AM ✞Michael Bigus, Jr. – Elaine Godumski

Saturday, Oct. 13– 4:00 PM ✞Anna Dempsey – Dempsey Children

Sunday, Oct. 14 – 8:30AM SUNDAY OF THE FATHERS OF THE 7TH ECUMENICAL COUNCIL
God’s Blessing and Good Health on all parishioners

The question from a parishioner; “Father, why are there bells on the incenser?” 
The bells represent the apostles calling the people to Jesus Christ.  There should be 12 bells with the ringer removed from one, this one represents Judas who lost his voice when he betrayed Jesus and fell silent.  We are supposed to be standing when the King, Jesus Christ enters and because the holy doors are supposed to be closed for much of the liturgy, the people would not necessarily be able to see what is happening at the altar, so when the people hear the bells they know it is time to stand.
In addition, some people have commented, “Father, we have seen anyone swing the incenser like you do.”  What the priest does before incensing the church is first stand in front of the altar and make a sign of the cross with the incenser.  Some priests do it Roman Catholic style with their hand while holding the incenser, I swing the incenser so that the incenser boat, with the incense, makes the sign of the cross, first the vertical pole swinging up and then the cross beam and now it is time to incense the entire church.

SANCTUARY LIGHT: The Sanctuary Light is requested to burn this week October 6 – 13 by
Mr. & Mrs. Jack Huff for God’s Blessing for good health on their son Jackson Huff.
Requests for your intentions are available in the coming weeks. Have your loved ones remembered, in honor of someone, good health, etc. The donation is $15 and the Light is burning for one week.

ALTAR CANDLES: The Altar candles will burn at all services in the month of October in memory of Parents Anna & Joseph Dempsey and children requested by The Dempsey Family.

WOMEN’S SOCIETY: The Women’s Society will hold their monthly meeting at the Church Hall during the preparation of the Piggies, Wednesday, Oct. 10th at 10:30 AM for the Rummage Sale. All help is needed for these projects. Please come and help your parish functions.

RUMMAGE SALE: The Rummage sale will take place on Friday, October 12th 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Saturday, October 13th 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. We need baked goods in order to have the bake sale, if you can possibly help with this project please donate your baked goods to the Hall but must be sure someone will be in the Hall at the time. Come have some homemade foods and browse at the Rummage sale, you may find something you like or need.

CRAFT SALE: SS Cyril & Methodius Ukrainian Catholic Church will sponsor a Craft Sale on Saturday, October 27 in the Church Hall, Warren Ave., Berwick, PA from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Good food and a bake sale will also be available. Dine in or Take out, limited. For vendors and table rental at  $15/8′ table Contact Janina.

St. Vladimir Parish Annual Flea Market The Annual Flea Market sponsored by St. Vladimir Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church will be held in the Parish Center, 428 North Seventh Avenue, Scranton on Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 9:00am to 2:00pm. Doors will not open before 9:00am. This event benefits the Parish Children’s Religious Education Program. Ukrainian and American foods will be available for purchase as well as a theme basket raffle.To reserve a table or for additional information phone Daria.

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NINETEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST SEPTEMBER 30, 2018

3 10 2018

Saturday, September 29 – 4:00 PM ✞ Michael Hubiack – Bernard & Carol Kosek
NINETEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

PLEASE NOTE:
Sunday, September 30 – The Divine Liturgy for this Sunday will be celebrated at Transfiguration Of Our Lord Church, Nanticoke, PA at 9:30 AM. Father Walter has no one to substitute for him so arrangements have to be scheduled accordingly.

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Monday, October 1 – 9:00 AM
THE PROTECTION OF THE MOTHER OF GOD
✞Ronald Kachinko – Tom, Joanne and Genny Hewitt
Tuesday, October 2 – 6:00 PM at Transfiguration of Our Lord Church
Moleben to the Mother of God, for the purity of the Church
Meeting to follow – What can I do to help God’s Church.
Saturday, October 6 – 4:00 PM
✞Lovey Havran – Sandra Sydnor

Sunday, October 7– 8:30AM
TWENTIETH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
God’s Blessingsand Good Health for all Parishioners

The Feast of the Patronage of the Holy Mother of God
October 1st

The continuous reading of the Gospel of the Holy Evangelist Luke begins on the Monday following the Sunday after the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.  The four Gospels are all read  in their entirety in the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Year and the reading of each begins with a great Feast.  The Gospel of Saint John the Theologian begins with the Feast of Feasts, the Pascha of our Lord and is read until Pentecost.  The Gospel of St. Matthew begins with the Feast of Pentecost, the coming of the Holy Spirit, and is read until the Feast of the Holy Cross.  The first Sundays in the Matthew cycle and in the Lucan cycle are of the call of the apostles Peter and Andrew, James and John, indicating that these Gospels also call us to follow after Jesus our Lord.  The Gospel of St. Mark is read during the Holy and Great Fast, but since the Divine Liturgy is celebrated only Saturday and Sunday, the remaining sections are read in the last six weeks of the Matthean and Lucan cycles.  This is why, no matter where we are in the cycle of Sundays after Pentecost, we begin the course reading the Gospel of St. Luke on Monday that comes before the second Sunday after the Exaltation of the Cross, this year it is September 17.  This year there is no “Lucan Jump” since the Sunday after the Exaltation of the Cross is also the Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost, and there is no interruption in the readings.  The Greek Church, however, begins to number the Sundays by “Weeks after the Holy Cross.”  Of course, a historical factor in this was that September 23, (the Birthday of Augustus, very important when the imperial ideals were still living),  was the beginning of the New Year, so that reading of a new Gospel seemed appropriate at this time.  Later the New Year was moved to September 1.

Prayer to Our Lady of Fatima
O Most Holy Virgin Mary, Queen of the most holy Rosary, you were pleased to appear to the children of Fatima and reveal a glorious message. We implore you; inspire in our hearts a fervent love for the recitation of the Rosary. By meditating on the mysteries of the redemption that are recalled therein may we obtain the graces and virtues that we ask, through the merits of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Redeemer.
Amen.

SANCTUARY LIGHT: The Sanctuary light is requested to burn this week September 29 – October 5 by Albert Piston in memory of Margaret Dombrowski.

RUMMAGE SALE: The Parish Women’s Society will be sponsoring their Rummage Sale Friday and Saturday, October 12 – 13. We are asking for all you good dessert makers for your help with the Bake Sale, Also Food and beverages will be available when you come to shop. What is someone else’s junk may be your treasure. Come and patronize your parish sale.

CRAFT SALE: SS Cyril & Methodius Ukrainian Catholic Church will sponsor a Craft Sale on Saturday, October 27 in the Church Hall, Warren Ave., Berwick, PA from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Good food and a bake sale will also be available. Dine in or Take out, limited. For vendors and table rental at  $15/8′ table Contact Janina.

BUS TRIP: Scranton’s St. Vladimir Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church is sponsoring a Christmastime bus trip to New York City on Saturday, December 8, 2018. There will be several stops in Manhattan: the Ground Zero area for part of our group who have already made advance 911 Museum reservations; Little Italy; the Ukrainian Village on the lower East Side; Bryant Park’s Winter Village housing 125+ holiday vendors in midtown; and, the Christmassy Fifth Avenue area. Cost is $42.00 per person. For additional details and reservations contact Paul Ewasko. Check should be made out to St. Vladimir Church and mailed to Paul





EIGHTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST SEPTEMBER 23, 2018

3 10 2018

Saturday, Sept. 22
4:00 PM ✞ Ronald Kachinko – Frank, Gloria & Steven Udiski

Sunday, Sept. 23 EIGHTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
8:30 AM God’s Blessings an Good Health on all parishioners

Saturday, Sept. 29
4:00 PM ✞ Michael Hubiack – Bernard & Carol Kosek

Sunday, Sept. 30 NINETEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
8:30 AM God’s Blessing and Good Health on all parishioners.

PRAYERS: Please remember in your prayers all the sick of the parish, their families and friends. Those in nursing facilities, hospitals and at home.

BUS TRIP: Scranton’s St. Vladimir Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church is sponsoring a Christmastime bus trip to New York City on Saturday, December 8, 2018. There will be several stops in Manhattan: the Ground Zero area for part of our group who have already made advance 911 Museum reservations; Little Italy; the Ukrainian Village on the lower East Side; Bryant Park’s Winter Village housing 125+ holiday vendors in midtown; and, the Christmassy Fifth Avenue area. We’ll have an opportunity to enjoy an Italian lunch, buy some Ukrainian goodies and chachkas, see many beautiful Christmas decorations as only New York City can do it including the famous Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center and more. Participants can follow the above itinerary or are free to do their own thing for part or all of the day. The 55 passenger Martz bus will leave from St. Vladimir Church, 428 North Seventh Avenue at 8:00am and departure from New York City for home will be at 8:45pm. A portion of the proceeds will be given again this Christmas to the orphans of St. Nicholas Orphanage in Kolomyia, Ukraine. Cost is $42.00 per person. For additional details and reservations contact Paul Ewasko. Check should be made out to St. Vladimir Church and mailed to Paul

SANCTUARY LIGHT: The Sanctuary Light is requested to burn for the week of Sept. 22 – 29 b y Mr. & Mrs. Jack Huff for God’s blessing for Good Health on their son Jackson Huff.

DONATION: An anonymous donation of $4568.00 has been received for the balance on the Painting of the Domes. This donation is very much appreciated and my God bless the donors with good health and a happy life.

ANNIVERSARY WISHES: We sincerely wish Best Wishes to David & Mary Ann Youells on their 53rd Wedding Anniversary. May you both have many more Happy Healthy Years. Mnohya Lita.

RUMMAGE SALE: The Rummage sale will take place on Friday, October 12, from 9:00 – 5:00, Saturday, October 13, 9:00 – 2:00, The Women’s Society would like to have a bake sale with this Rummage sale and are asking if any of the parishioners would be kind enough to help in this matter by baking some baked goods to sell it will be greatly appreciated.

FLEA MARKET: The Annual Flea Market sponsored by St. Vladimir Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church will be held in the Parish Center, 428 North Seventh Avenue, Scranton on Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 9:00am to 2:00pm. Doors will not open before 9:00am. This event benefits the Parish Children’s Religious Education Program. Ukrainian and American foods will be available for purchase as well as a theme basket raffle. To reserve a table or for additional information phone Daria.