Holy Family Parish

Polish National Catholic Church

1921 Eden Park Boulevard, McKeesport, PA 15132

Rectory:  412-678-0566         Auditorium:  412-664-7009

 

 
 
   

Liturgical Information

Sunday  Masses at
9:00  & 11 AM

 

Bitter Lamentations
Wednesdays in Lent - 7 PM
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Stations of the Cross
Fridays in Lent - 7 PM

 

Daily Prayer / Liturgy of the Hours

CURRENT BULLETIN

PRIOR BULLETINS

 
Announcements
   

PIEROGI SALE THIS WEEK - MAR 24TH
(CLICK FOR DETAILS)

2016 Parish Stewardship Report

If you would like a copy of your 2016 Parish Stewardship for tax purposes, please contact Fr. Bruce at 412.276.5562 or email him at bsleczkowski@aol.com.

SOCL Lenten Food Drive
We have begun our annual Food drive which will benefit the McKeesport Intersection which provides an onsite meal program and food pantry. Needed are
nonperishable items: pasta, pasta sauce, cereal, peanut butter, jelly and paper products. Last year they provided more than 14,000 meals. Your support is greatly appreciated.

  Polish National Union College Assistance
March 31st is the deadline for applications for student stipends issued by the Education and Youth Commission of the PNU.  These stipends are for members of the PNU for the past 5 years and are enrolled in an accredited college, university or trade school. Applications are online:  www.pnu.org.  click on downloadable application or in the Church Book Rack.

Music Scholarship Applications
Applications and requirements for the 2017 Scholarship Program can be downloaded nucscholarship@gmail.com.  Deadline for application is May 1, 2017. The National United Choirs thanks the Congregation of Holy Family Parish for their continual support of the Music Ministry of our Church and the Music Scholarship Program.

SAMBS Homemade
Chocolate Easter Egg Sales

The ladies from our SAMBS organization will be making Chocolate Easter Eggs again this year. Order forms are in the parish vestibule or contact any SAMBS member.  There will be a variety of 1 lb. Easter Eggs at $10.00 each.  All orders are requested by March 19th.

Pisanki-Easter Egg Decorating

Do you want to learn how to decorate these beautiful unique Easter Egg?   Come after the 11 AM Mass (noon) to the parish hall on Sunday April 2nd.  Everyone is invited and the event is free of charge. You can also bring your friends. You will be surprised how easy it is to make these beautiful
Easter Eggs. 

PNU
The Polish National Union…
has something for everyone!


Family of 5 – We can help
Grandparents of 8 – We can help

Widow/Widower – We can help
Divorced with Children – We can help
Single – We can help
College Student – We can help

Regardless of your status in life, we offer many ways to provide financial security for you and your family.  Contact Henrietta Kleckner@ 724.863.6715 or call the PNU Head Office at 1.800.724.6352
for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

Great Lent
Lent begins this Wednesday, March 1st with Ash Wednesday Mass at 10 AM and Bitter Lamentations at 7:00 P.M.  Ashes will be distributed at both celebrations. During the Holy Season of Great Lent; Bitter Lamentations will be celebrated every Wednesday at 7:00 P.M. and Stations of the Cross every Friday at 7:00 P.M. Our parish organizations will be participating during the Stations of the Cross.  Acolytes are needed each week at all the services. We should all make that extra effort to attend the Lenten services in this Year of Commitment.  A special Penitential Service is scheduled for Saturday, March 18th at 11 AM. with Penitential Mediations and General/Private Confessions. 
Reading Schedule
March 24 Annunciation Bell & Chopin Choir
March 31--YMSR Members
April 7 --SOCL Students & Faculty

ORGAN FUND

To date, we have received $29,155 towards the $48,580 loan for the purchase of the Allen Bravura L-123 Two Manuel 29 Stop Organ, which has already been installed. Special envelopes are available. Checks should be made out to Holy Family Parish and can be placed in the collection basket during Mass. We will have various fundraisers to pay off the 5-year parish loan towards the purchase throughout the next few years and we ask for your support.

Palm Sunday Breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt
The annual Palm Sunday Breakfast will be held after the 9:00 A.M. Mass, April 9th, (there is only one Mass scheduled on Palm Sunday) Donation:  Adult $10.00, Child $5.00.  The SOCL/Youth Group children will be free. This is the same as last year. For catering purposes, reservations are requested.  Please call Rosemary Pociask @ 724.861.0759 or Jan Gibala @412.678.7347. The Easter Bunny will be present for the children/teen Easter Egg Hunt. Patty Bagshaw and Angie Jobes will be coordinating the egg hunt this year. Reservation forms will be available in the Vestibule


50th Parish Celebration

How time flies…. this is our 50th year in celebrating the Eucharist in our present worship site and we would like to celebrate the occasion this autumn.  Help and suggestions are being asked to give ideas as to how we want to celebrate this milestone.  Please contact any one of our Parish Council members with ideas as more information will be forthcoming.

 

General Information

About Holy Family Parish

Our Beliefs

Parish Staff

PNCC

God's Field

Buffalo-Pittsburgh Diocese

National United Choirs

Polish National Union

Parish Organizations

Photo Gallery

Holy Family on Facebook

Pierogi Sales

E-Inspiration

Links of Interest

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Review revised Parish Cemetery
Rules and Regulations

Lajkoniki Dance Troupe
looking for new dancers
Contact Frank Pociask
@ 724-861-0759

Parish Ministries
Anyone interested in participating in a parish ministry such as Music, Greeters, Ushers, Altar Care, Lectors, Mission & Evangelism,
Acolyte or Sacristan are encouraged to speak to Fr. Bruce.

Prayer Blanket Ministry
All parishioners are welcome to come after the 9 AM Mass on most Sundays to participate in this ministry.
Click here for pictures.

Upcoming Events

Palm Sunday                      April 9th
Maundy Thursday              April 13th
Good Friday                       April 14th
Holy Thursday                    April 15th
Easter Sunday                   April 15th   
Afternoon Paint and Sip     April 30th
First Communion                May 7th
Parish Flea Market            May 13th
Mother’s Day Breakfast     May 14th
Baccalaureate Mass          May 28th
Memorial Day Mass           May 29th