PIEROGI SALE THIS WEEK - MAR 24TH
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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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
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
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.
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.
March 24 Annunciation Bell & Chopin Choir
March 31--YMSR Members
April 7 --SOCL Students & Faculty
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.