79 BLESSED YEARS OF HOLY GHOST CHURCH 1937 - 2016

The Eternal Light for the week of August 21 is burning in Blessed Memory of brother +Steve, offered by Stan Michinock. Eternal Memory O Lord.

Church News

August 2016 Holydays and schedule

    August 20 - A message from Father John:

    Sunday, Aug. 21, is the Sunday after the Transfiguration of our Lord Jesus, and on this Holyday we blessed fruit...and the Sunday after we bless fruit. So tomorrow Fr. John will bless fruit....you may bring a bowl or basket of fruit up to the front of the Church....Also the Altar Society has donated two cases of Nectorines, about 110, so they will be blessed and everyone will receive one.....see you tomorrow....on the Lord's Day.

    August 20 - A message from Father John:

    Hi beloved parishioners: the annual Appreciation Picnic is scheduled for Sunday, August 28; Liturgy at 9 a.m. Panachida after Liturgy for the departed souls of our family members... and than down to the Social Center for the great Picnic;

    Menu: Bar-B-Q burgers, cheese burgers, beef hotdogs, fresh corn on the cob....side dishes which the parishioners will bring. Fresh keg of cold beer, wine for the ladies, drinks for the kids, coffee, tea....and maybe Slovonic Slush, if someone make it. Desserts that parishioners will bring....and it is all free,. BINGO is planned; kids games; horseshoes; and more. So far this is what the parishioners signed up to bring: Beets/onions; Corn on Cob; Garden Salad; Mac. Salad; Broccoli Salad; surprise; Tomato Pie; What will you bring? You don't have to bring anything to come, just come: We have 7 Desserts so far...you may bring dessert. Sign the sheet Sunday, side dishes or desserts. Or email me....

    We are a family Church, you are part of this Family....why stay home? OK you get the message.

  • The Eternal Light for the week of August 21 is burning in Blessed Memory of brother +Steve, offered by Stan Michinock. Eternal Memory O Lord.
  • The bulletin for the week of August 21 is sponsored by Dad Nicholas and Brothers Alex, Peter, Stanley. Happy and Blessed Birthday to Jane Halladay.
  • The Eternal Light calendar for 2016 is filled. The calendar for 2017 will be put out in early December for you to sign up. Thanks.
  • Let us all pray everyday for our country, our Police, and the families of the slain policemen in Dallas. They need our prayers.
  • Fly The Flag everyday, a symbol of freedoms... Pray everyday for our country... God bless you.
  • From Faith: Everyday at Noon, we should have a moment of prayer for our Country. I for one will start today. If we ALL call out as one, may our prayers be answered. Lord Have Mercy. God Bless America.
  • When Father John is away and a priest is needed please call Father Jason at (570) 280-5978 or Father Gregory at (484) 552-8079.
  • Please register for Holy Ghost Grocery Certificate Program at http://escrip.com/ and click on the "eScrip", which donates 1% back to our church. Also, our church gets up to 5% back when you book a cruise! Please visit eScrip web site for more details.
  • Do you shop at Giant? If so, please buy your cash cards from Libby McShane... The Church benefits, and you can save big on gas. Libby has the cash cards, $25.00 and $50.00, and use as cash. Please see Libby on Sundays. Thank you!
  • NOTE: We have an opportunity to give to the diocese! Amazon.com offers a program whereby shoppers can use a special web address so that with every purchase made a donation is given to the diocese. This is a simple way to integrate stewardship into your holidays and yearly purchases by remembering the diocese while you shop for yourselves, your friends and family. How do I participate? It's easy. Just go to the diocesan website http://www.acrod.org and click on the "AmazonSmile" link on the left of the page. Please note that Amazon lists us as the "American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Diocese of the USA". Happy shopping and please tell your friends!

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