SUNDAY OF THE SAMARITAN WOMAN MAY 19, 2019

3 06 2019

Saturday, May 18
4:00 PM ✞ Bernard Kachinko – Wife Mary Ann Kachinko & Family

Sunday, May 19 SUNDAY OF THE SAMARITAN WOMAN
8:30 AM God’s Blessings and Good Health for all Parishioners

Saturday, May 25
4:00 PM God’s Blessings and Good Health for all Parishioners

Sunday, May 26 SUNDAY OF THE MAN BORN BLIND
8:30 AM ✞Michael Hubiack Tamara K. Vrabel

The Ukrainian Catholic Church Scholarship Fund: 30 Tickets have been sent to our parish to help in the aid of support for the Ukrainian Catholic Schools. The tickets can be purchased for $10 and prizes will be awarded on June 14, 2019. A minimum of 2,500 will be sold. The prizes are 1st prize $5,000, 2nd prize $3,000 and 3rd prize $2,000. The proceeds will go to the three individual scholarships, one awarded to a student in each of our three schools, namely – St. Nicholas in Minersville, PA, St. Nicholas in Passaic, NJ and Assumption School in Perth Amboy, NJ. \
From the desk of Most Reverend Andriy Rabiy Apostolic Administrator for the Archeparchy of Phila. A letter is posted in the vestibule for further information.

SANCTUARY LIGHT: The Sanctuary light is requested to burn this week May 18- 25 by Mry Ann Kachinko & Family in memory of Bernard Kachinko..

BAPTISM: The parents of Jovi, Jude and Ali Schappert and the parish welcome into the Parish Jovi Larissa Schappert who will be Baptized and Chrismated on  Saturday the 29th of June.

DONATION: Our thanks to one of our Lottery winners, Michael Galaida, who donated $25 from his winnings to our Building Fund in memory of his mother Mildred Galaida and his uncle Andrew Beshada. God bless Michael for his generosity. Our thanks also to Pamela Pisarchek for a donation of $200 to the Building Fund in memory of the Woss & Hamuka Families.

CARNATION SALES: The Mother’s day Carnations sale for Human Life received and delivered from our Parish the amount of $68 to the Pro Life Center.

RUMMAGE SALE: The Women’s Society discussed a fundraiser for the fall and voted on having the annual Rummage, Flea Market Sale in October. Save your unwanted items for this project.

LUC MEETING – Father Paul Wolensky, pastor of Edwardsville’s St. Vladimir Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, extends a warm invitation to the beautiful Prayer Service – Moleben to Jesus Christ Lover of Mankind – on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at 3:00pm to be followed by a church sponsored meeting of the North Anthracite Council of the League of Ukrainian Catholics (LUC).  Review of the mid-May bus trip to New York City, the June 4 Enthronement of His Grace Borys Gudziak as seventh Metropolitan of the Ukrainian Catholic Church in the USA , upcoming religious events, schedule of autumn meetings and fund raising plans will be the primary agenda items. This is a public event of St. Vladimir parish to which all parishioners and friends are welcome.

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SUNDAY OF THE PARALYTIC MAN MOTHER’S DAY MAY 12, 2019

3 06 2019

Saturday, May 11
4:00 PM ✞ Ron Kachinko – Joseph and Christal Kaucher
God’s Blessings for all living and deceased Mother’s

Sunday, May 12 SUNDAY OF THE PARALYTIC MAN
8:30 AM God’s Blessings for all living and deceased Mother’s

Saturday, May 18
4:00 PM ✞Bernard Kachinko – Wife Mary Ann Kachinko & Family

Sunday, May 19 SUNDAY OF THE SAMARITAN WOMAN
8:30 AM God’s Blessings and Good Health for all Parishioners

SANCTUARY LIGHT: The Sanctuary light is requested to burn this week May 11-18 by Mike & Dolores Sinko in memory of Parents Michael & Mary Sinko.

ALTAR CANDLES: The Monthly Altar Candles is not requested this month.

MEETING: The regular monthly meeting of the Women’s Society will meet on Tuesday, May 14th in the Church Hall at 6:30 PM. All members are urged to attend.

LILIES: If you would like to take a few lilies home and plant them you are welcome to them after the Liturgy. if planted this year they will bloom again next year.

Bus Trip to Enthronement – The North Anthracite Council of LUC has chartered a 33 passenger bus to the Tuesday, June 4th Enthronement of Metropolitan Archbishop Borys Gudziak at our magnificent Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Philadelphia. Pick-ups will be at 5:15am at SS. Cyril and Methodius Church in Berwick, 5:45am at SS. Peter and Paul Church in Plymouth and 6:15am at St. Vladimir Church in Scranton. Cost is $35.00 per person – please make out check to North Anthracite Council – LUC. Reservations can be made by contacting Janina





SUNDAY OF THE MYRRH-BEARING WOMEN MAY 5, 2019

3 06 2019

Saturday, May 4 SUNDAY OF THE MYRRH-BEARING WOMEN God’s Blessings and Good Health for all Parishioners
4:00 PM Petitions to the Mother of God

Sunday, May 5 SUNDAY OF THE MYRRH-BEARING WOMEN
8:30 AM ✞Michael Hubiack – William & Patricia Sywi
Petitions to the Mother of God

Saturday, May 11 SUNDAY OF THE PARALYTIC MAN
4:00 PM God’s Blessings and Good Health for all living
and deceased Mother’s
Petitions to the Mother of God

Sunday, May 12 SUNDAY OF THE PARALYTIC MAN
MOTHER’S DAY
8:30 AM God’s Blessings and Good Health for all living

SANCTUARY LIGHT: The Sanctuary Light is requested to burn the week of
May 7 – 14 by The Halloways in memory of the Michael Halloway.

MOTHER’S DAY CARNATIONS: The carnations for Pro Life will be conducted next Saturday and Sunday. The donation is $1 – White flower for deceased and Red for living mothers. You can place your flower in the vase at the foot of the Blessed Mother Icon or take it home.The donations are given to the Pro Life Center.

SVIACHENE: Transfiguration of Our Lord will hold their Sviachene this Sunday, May 5th at 1:00 PM in the parish hall on the corner of Bliss and Center streets in the Hanover Section of Nanticoke. Tickets are $12.

OPEN SEAT ON BUS TRIP – We have had one unexpected cancellation on the Saturday, May 18 League of Ukrainian Catholics’ sponsored bus trip to Brooklyn’s Brighton Beach and St. George Ukrainian Street Festival on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. If interested please contact Janina Everett or Paul Ewasko





SUNDAY AFTER EASTER ST. THOMAS SUNDAY APRIL 28, 2019

3 06 2019

Saturday, April 27 Distribution of Artos – Anointing with Holy Oil
4:00 PM ✞John & Anna Rudeski – Onkerko & Rudeski Family

Sunday, April 28 ST. THOMAS SUNDAY
8:30 AM Distribution of Artos – Anointing with Holy Oil
God’s Blessings and Good Health for all Parishioners

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THIRD SUNDAY AFTER EASTER
The Myrrh-bearing women
Saturday, May 4
4:00 PM God’s Blessings and Good Health for all Parishioners
Petitions to the Mother of God

Sunday, May 5
8:30 AM ✞Michael Hubiack – William & Patricia Sywi

This weekend is the Catholic Home Mission collection. This collection is important as it is sent to the Chancery which is awarded $35,000 for Seminary, $10,000  Vocations, $25,000  Communications (The Way, Website and Museum) $20,000  Human Life Ministries, $20,000  Mission Parishes, $ 5,000   Religious Education $5,000   Evangelization, $5,000   Youth Ministries  The second collection will go to this collection.

SANCTUARY LIGHT: The Sanctuary Light is requested to burn this week April 27 – May 4 by Ann Beshada for a Special Intention.

SVIACHENE: Transfiguration of Our Lord will hold their Sviachene on Sunday the 5th of May in the parish hall on the corner of Bliss and Center streets in the Hanover Section of Nanticoke. Tickets are $12. If you are interested in attending call Father Walter at (570) 735-2262

THANKS: Many thanks to all who participated in the Easter services. Your help is always appreciated. God Bless all!


Bus Trip to Enthronement – The North Anthracite Council of LUC has chartered a 33 passenger bus to the Tuesday, June 4th Enthronement of Metropolitan Archbishop Borys Gudziak at our magnificent Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Philadelphia. Pick-ups will be at 5:15am at SS. Cyril and Methodius Church in Berwick, 5:45am at SS. Peter and Paul Church in Plymouth and 6:15am at St. Vladimir Church in Scranton. Cost is $35.00 per person – please make out the check to North Anthracite Council – LUC. Reservations can be made by contacting Janina at.

WELCOME HOME: Glad to hear Paul Hoover is at home after his stay in John Heinz from his hip operation. God’s blessing on you for a speedy recovery as we miss you. Please remember all the sick of the parish in your prayers.

SYMPATHY: We extend our sympathy to the family of Gerald Mahedy who was called to his eternal rest recently.





PALM SUNDAY APRIL 14, 2019

15 04 2019

Saturday, April 13 Blessing of Palms & Willow Branches
Myrovania – Anointing with Holy Oil
4:00 PM ✞ Steve Kowalick – Michael Kowalick

Sunday, April 14 PALM SUNDAY – Blessing of Palms & Willow Branches Myrovania – Anointing with Holy Oil
8:30 AM God’s Blessings and Good Health for all Parishioners
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Wednesday, April 17 HOLY WEDNESDAY
4:00 PM Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts & anointing with oil
Thursday, April 18 HOLY THURSDAY
3:00 PM Matins of the Holy and saving Passion of our Lord
Friday, April 19 Good Friday
1:00 PM Vespers with the Placement of the Holy Shroud.
Saturday, April 20 HOLY SATURDAY
1:00 PM Blessing of Paschal Food (in parish hall).
6:00 PM Service at the Grave, Resurrection Matins, Divine Liturgy, Blessing of Artos. Myrovania – Anointing with Holy Oil –intention ✞Merle Morosowich – Fr. Walter
EASTER SUNDAY – PASCHA
April 21 — 11:30 AM Divine Liturgy-Resurrection of Our Lord
Bright Tuesday, April 23 9:00 AM Divine Liturgy, Myrovania.
Bright Thursday, April 25 9:00 AM Divine Liturgy, Myrovania

Please remember in your prayers all the sick of the parish. A special wish for a speedy recovery of Paul Hoover who is recuperating from a hip operation at John Heinz. Our prayers were answered for the return of Gabe Metric who was laid up for many weeks. Glad you are back Gabe. Pray for all who are in need.
Palm Sunday – the popular name of one of the major festivals of Christians –

Entry into Jerusalem.
This celebration begins Holy Week.
The holiday is dedicated to the day when Jesus triumphantly rode into Jerusalem. People happily greeted Jesus with songs and flowers, as well as the stele under his feet, his clothes and palm branches – the plants, symbolizing purity. Catholics called this holy day – Palm Sunday. But a palm tree in our latitudes is not growing, so in the Ukrainian tradition, it was replaced by the willow – plant, which blooms after the first onset of winter and symbolizes the beginning of a new life. A festival called Palm Sunday.
Willow twigs to prepare better for the holiday in advance. It happens that the early Easter, and spring – cold, and then the willow does not have time to blossom before the holiday. In this case, for 4-5 days cut the branches and put them in water in the room. If the weather is favorable and bloom buds, twigs cut the day before.
Religious people on Palm Sunday go to the church services. At the Matins the blessing and sanctifying of Palm branches is observed. 
Sanctified, blessed, branches are taken home. The first thing to slap the beam of children and other household members, saying, “Verba-whipping, beat to tears. I did not beat, willow beats! Be healthy, like water, strong as willow, as rich as the earth!” Why the willow as a symbol of strength and health? Yes, because it is one of the most tenacious plants. Observed that accepted and grow even those of its branches, which are stuck into the ground upside down.
A few sprigs of willow can be put into the water, and when they take root, planted near the house, but on another day. If twigs take root, a plant grown will protect family home from adversity.
The rest of the beam should be kept for the images. Buds and twigs of willow svyachenoy people attributed healing properties. Willow twigs thrown into the water for bathing small or ill children. Twigs also were applied to the sore spots. During a disaster, willow twig thrown into the street to misery spared the home side. But there is a warning –you do not need to bother wasting willow, use of these tools can be used only when necessary.
Remaining from last year’s holy day twigs should be burned and placed in the garden or where people do not walk, or thrown into the current (i.e. running, not standing!) Water.
It is believed that indoor plants, planted on Palm Sunday, grow well and bring to the house wealth.
Palm Sunday falls outside Lent, so tumultuous festivities suit is not necessary, but that day, a harbinger of Easter should be bright and cheery.

THE LAST WORDS OF JESUS
THE FIRST WORD Luke 23:33-34
When they came to the place called “The Skull”, they nailed
Jesus to the cross there, and the two criminals, one on His
right and one on His left. Jesus said,
“Forgive them, Father! They do not know what they are doing.”
Meditation on the First Word
“They do not know what they are doing”
They do not know? They …who killed Jesus?
Who is “they”?
It is so easy to name others, to blame others, the Romans, the crowd, Pilate, Herod, Caiaphas they all played their part and conspired against Jesus or simply followed orders to maintain the peace to keep Jesus’ kingdom from infringing on theirs.
And yet where are we when Jesus’ kingdom infringes on ours?
On our peace and our order?
On our prosperity and our security?
Where are we when the victims of our peace cry for justice?
When those disenfranchised by our ordered call for compassion?
When the hungry and the lonely beg us to share our prosperity our security, our power?
Where are we when Christ is crucified among us?
Surely He should have raged at the sinners who nailed him to the tree. Surely He should have raged at us for the evil we do, the evil we do both knowing and unknowing,
Yet compassion is there in the first words that He utters. He intercedes for us before the Father. We need to turn to him and away from sin, i.e. repent.
Compassion that called Him into being in his mother’s womb
Compassion that compelled Him to the cross
Compassion that brings incredible, unbelievable grace
Compassion that echoes through the centuries to all who participate in the killing of Christ:
Compassion that cries out from the cross:
“Father, forgive them, they do not know what they are doing”

The Sunday of Holy Week is called Palm Sunday because it commemorates the triumphal entry of Our Lord Jesus into Jerusalem. The people assembled in Jerusalem for the Pasch went out to meet Jesus, greeting Him with palms.
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LAZARUS SATURDAY, ENDS LENT AND BEGINS HOLY WEEK Saturday before Palm Sunday
Jesus Christ wrought many miracles during His lifetime but none was so rich in its effects as the resurrection of Lazarus.
This miracle marks the apex of Christ’s self-revelation. The magnitude of this miracle and the publicity attending it were the immediate causes of Christ’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday.
May this great and wonderful miracle of the resurrection of Lazarus strengthen also our faith in the divinity of Christ and in our own personal resurrection. That same Christ, who raised the four-day Lazarus from the dead, in His own time, will raise us also to a life of eternal happiness. He Himself assured us of this when He said: “I am the Resurrection and Life. Whoever believes in me, even though he dies, shall live

The Commemoration of the Lord’s Entrance into Jerusalem
Since the beginning of Lent until now we have prepared our hearts by penance and charitable works. Today we gather together for the beginning of the celebration of Our Lord’s Passion and Resurrection.
For it was to accomplish this mystery that he entered his own city of Jerusalem. Therefore, with all faith and devotion, let us commemorate the Lord’s entry into the city for our salvation following in his footsteps. So that, being made by his grace partakers of the Cross, we may have a share also in his Resurrection and in his life. Amen.
Increase the faith of those who place their hope in you, O Lord, and graciously hear the prayers of those who call on you, that we, who today hold high these willow branches to hail Christ in his triumph, may bear fruit for you by good works accomplished in him Who lives and reigns for ever and ever. Amen
SANCTUARY LIGHT: The Sanctuary Light is requested to burn this week April 13 – 20 by Becky Molecavage in memory of her mother Frances Bencho.

HOLY WEEK – Please remember that help is needed to participate in the Holy Week services. Holy Wednesday includes anointing with oil which forgives your sins, if you have not yet gone to confession, take advantage of this Holy Day’s gift. Holy Thursday, 3:00 PM, Good Friday, 1:00 PM and Resurrection Services Holy Saturday, 6:00 PM. Help will be needed to set up the grave after the Holy Thursday evening services. Please lend a helping hand. Sign up sheet is in the vestibule for Adoration. Time to spend with God. Give an hour of your time for HIM.

Appreciation: We thank all who brought the Willow branches and all who helped tie the Palm & Branches Your help is always appreciative. God’s blessing to all.

Bus Trip to Enthronement – The North Anthracite Council of LUC has chartered a 33 passenger bus to the Tuesday, June 4th Enthronement of Metropolitan Archbishop Borys Gudziak at our magnificent Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Philadelphia. Pick-ups will be at 5:15am at SS. Cyril and Methodius Church in Berwick, 5:45am at SS. Peter and Paul Church in Plymouth and 6:15am at St. Vladimir Church in Scranton. Cost is $35.00 per person – please make out check to North Anthracite Council – LUC. Reservations can be made by contacting Janina Everett or Paul Ewasko. Reservations are on a first-come first- served basis. Payment in full reserves a bus seat.





SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST MARY OF EGYPT VENERABLE April 7, 2019

8 04 2019

Saturday, April 6 FIFTH SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST
4:00 PM Florence Kloap – Ellen Kobela Algrainy

Sunday, April 7
8:30 AM God’s Blessings and Good Health for all Parishioners
Lenten Retrreat — Monday through Wednesday – Deacon Paul Makar will lead us
Tuesday 4:00 PM Liturgy of the 6th Hour, Transfiguration of Our Lord

Wednesday, April 10
4:00 PM Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts

Friday, April 12
4:00 PM Transfiguration of Our Lord church– Liturgy of the Presanctified Gift

Saturday, April 13 Saturday of Lazarus
4:00 PM Blessing of Willow branches and Palm
Myrovania – Anointing of Holy Oil
Steve Kowalick – Michael Kowalick

Sunday, April 14 PALM SUNDAY
Blessing of Willow branches and Palm
8:30 AM Myrovania – Anointing with Holy Oil
God’s Blessings and Good Health for all Parishioners

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

St. Mary of Egypt
The Fifth Sunday of Lent recalls the St. Mary of Egypt, the repentant harlot. Mary tells us, first of all, that no amount of sin can keep a person from God if the sinner truly repents. In addition, St. Mary tells us that it is never too late in life to repent. Christ will gladly receive all who come to Him, even at the last minute of their lives. However, their coming must be in serious and sincere repentance.

In the New Testament alone,
the Resurrection is mentioned over 100 times.

“The Church came into existence because of the Resurrection of Christ Jesus. If Jesus had remained buried in the grave, the story of His life and death would have remained buried with Him. The New Testament is all about Christ’s resurrection. It was the resurrection that emboldened the disciples to go forth and tell The Good News.”

The birth of Jesus was a miracle; His life on earth was an amazing perfection
of doing the Will of the Heavenly Father. Jesus lived a perfect life while He 
walked the earth, without ever sinning. He walked perfect before God. He
was God in flesh. He paid the price for our sin on the cross. He shed His 
precious blood for us so that we might be forgiven. (Hebrews 9:22) Jesus 
suffered and died the most tortuous death so that we might have eternal life.

Without the resurrection of Jesus Christ, Christians would be powerless, 
hopeless, and all our believing would be vain. Because of the resurrection of 
Christ, all believers have power, love, and the hope of His SOON return!

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Good Friday 
The outstanding and moving service held on this day is the solemn Vespers with the burial procession bearing the Holy Shroud or Plashchanycia. After the procession made three times around the Church, Christ is laid out for veneration in the sepulcher. In the evening the service of the Jerusalem Matins is celebrated. 
Holy Saturday 
Spent in silent awaiting and preparing for the great feast of Christ’s Resurrection. Within our Parish, a prominent feature of Holy Saturday is the blessing of Easter Baskets containing the traditional Easter Foods to be eaten Easter Morning. The Ukrainian Easter Baskets typically contain: Paska (Easter Bread), eggs, kolbassa, butter, cheese, beets, horseradish and decorative Ukrainian Pysanky. 
Easter Sunday – The Resurrection 
Ukrainians call it Pascha, The Resurrection of Our Blessed Lord, the most Joyous day of The Church Year which begins with the Resurrection Matins at sunrise. The Service is conducted outside the closed doors of the church in symbolic reference to Christ’s closed tomb. Upon entering the church, the faithful triumphantly sing the resurrection hymn “Christ is Risen” “Hrystos Voskres”. This is a victory hymn as it proclaims Life itself is victorious over bodily death.

This schedule is for Holy Week and Easter

Holy Wednesday, April 17
4:00PM – The Presanctified Divine Liturgy.
Holy Thursday, April 18
3:00PM Matins of the Holy and saving Passion of our Lord.
Good Friday, April 19
1:00 PM Vespers with the Placement of the Holy Shroud.
Holy Saturday, April 20
1:00PM Blessing of Paschal Food (in parish hall).
6:00PM Service at the Grave, Resurrection Matins, Divine Liturgy, Blessing of Artos, Myrovania.
Pascha, April 21
11:30 AM Divine Liturgy-Resurrection of Our Lord
Bright Tuesday, April 23
9:00 AM Divine Liturgy, Myrovania.
Bright Thursday, April 25
9:00 AM Divine Liturgy, Myrovania

THE LEGEND OF THE EASTER EGG

One day a poor peddler went to the marketplace to sell a basket of eggs. He came upon a crowd mocking a man who staggered with a heavy cross on which he was about to be crucified. The peddler ran to his aid, leaving the basket by the roadside. When he returned, he found the eggs transformed into exquisite design of bright colors.
The man was Christ; the peddler, Simon. And the eggs were to become the symbol of rebirth for all mankind.
Ukrainian Folk Tale….
May All of the Wonder and Beauty of the Holy Season Be Yours

SANCTUARY LIGHT: The Sanctuary Light is requested to burn this week, April 6– 13 by Rosemarie Kachinko in memory of her daughter Sandra Elko.

WOMEN’S SOCIETY: The Women’s Society will meet Tuesday, April 9th in the Church Hall at 1:00 PM. Please try to attend. President Anna Magill will preside.

PALM & BRANCHES: On Thursday, April 11th the men & women who are available will please come to the hall at 2:00 PM to tie the Palm & Willow Branches together for the distribution for Palm Sunday.

LOTTERY TICKETS: The month of May Lottery tickets are available Please try to do your part by purchasing a few tickets and if possible take some to sell to your friends & family.

Meatless Meal:  St.  Cyril’s and Methodius Ukrainian Catholic Church, Olyphant, PA  is sponsoring a “Meatless Meal for Lent, “Baked Haddock” Fish Dinner on Friday, April 12, 2019 at the Regal Room (Ballroom/side entrance) 216 Lackawanna Ave., Olyphant.  From 5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.  Sit In or Take out!!!!  Pre-sold are $13.00 per ticket/dinner.   (baked haddock, potato, vegetable. coleslaw, roll and dessert)  If you “Sit in” coffee and tea will be served.  Call Sandra at  570-383-9487 for reservations.   The deadline for pre-sold tickets is Monday, April 8th, 2019.  A limited amount of dinners will be available the door at $15.00 per ticket/dinner.

HOLY WEEK: Please remember Holy Week is 2 weeks away. A need for the men of the Parish to sign up for the Candles held for the reading of the Gospels, the procession on Good Friday and before Resurrection Services.
Everyone available sign in for the Adoration at the grave. The schedule is in the vestibule. Spend some time with the Lord for all He has done for us.





FOURTH SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST John Climacus, Venerable MARCH 31, 2019

3 04 2019

Saturday, Mar. 30
3:00 PM ✞Andrew Patrylak – Wife Clara Patrylak & Family

Sunday, March 31 FOURTH SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST
8:30 AM John Climacus Venerable
God’s Blessings and Good Health for all Parishioners

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Wednesday, April 3
4:00 PM Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts
Friday, April 5
4:00 PM Transfiguration of Our Lord – Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts
Saturday, April 6
4:00 PM ✞ Florence Kloap – Ellen Kobela Algrainy

Sunday, April 7 FIFTH SUNDAY OF THE GREAT FAST
MARY OF EGYPT VENERABLE
8:30 AM God’s Blessings and Good Health for all Parishioners

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

DEANERY STATION SCHEDULE:
March 30 – Transfiguration of Our Lord, Nanticoke
April 6 – St. Vladimir’s Edwardsville

HOLY WEEK AND EASTER

Holy Wednesday, April 17
4:00PM – The Presanctified Divine Liturgy.
Holy Thursday, April 18
3:00PM Matins of the Holy and saving Passion of our Lord.
Good Friday, April 19
1:00 PM Vespers with the Placement of the Holy Shroud.
Holy Saturday, April 20
1:00PM Blessing of Paschal Food (in parish hall).
6:00PM Service at the Grave, Resurrection Matins, Divine Liturgy, Blessing of Artos, Myrovania.
Pascha, April 21
11:30 AM Divine Liturgy-Resurrection of Our Lord
Bright Tuesday, April 23
9:00 AM Divine Liturgy, Myrovania.
Bright Thursday, April 25
9:00 AM Divine Liturgy, Myrovania

Transfiguration of our Lord Church
Holy Monday,  April 15
6:30PM The Presanctified Divine Liturgy.
Holy Tuesday, April 16
6:30PM The Presanctified Divine Liturgy.
Holy Thursday, April 18
6:30PM Matins of the Holy and saving Passion of our Lord.
Passion Friday, April 19
5:30PM Vespers with the Placement of the Holy Shroud.
Holy Saturday, April 20
3:00PM Blessing of Paschal Food (in parish hall).
Resurrection of our Lord – Pascha, April 21 – 7:00AM Service at the Grave,
Resurrection Matins, Divine Liturgy, Blessing of Artos, Myrovania.
Bright Monday, April 22
9:30AM Divine Liturgy, Myrovania.
Bright Wednesday, April 24
9:30AM Divine Liturgy, Myrovania.
Bright Friday, April 26
9:30AM Divine Liturgy, Myrovania

SANCTUARY LIGHT: The Sanctuary Light is requested to burn the week of
March 30 – April 6 by Bruce Fromel in memory of his mother Julia Fromel.

ALTAR CANDLES: The Altar Candles will burn during all services in the month of April in memory of Francis Bencho by her daughter Becky Molecavage.

LOTTERY TICKETS: The Lottery tickets are available for the month of May. Please try to do your part by purchasing at least 5 tickets and if you are able to sell some take a few to sell. Your help is very important for this project.

WILLOW BRANCHES: If you have any pussy willows to donate for Palm Sunday, please bring them to the church at your convenience. It is two weeks until Palm Sunday.

ADORATION AT THE GRAVE: A chart is available for you to sign in for the Adoration of the Grave. This is an early request hoping all the hours will be filled. Spend some time with Our Lord during this time of prayer.

CHURCH CLEANING: The men and women of the parish will be cleaning the church on Wednesday, April 3rd at 10:00AM. We are hoping to have a group of both the men and the women to do a nice job for our Easter services. Please, if you can lend a hand or two, come on out and help your parish; all are welcome.