2nd Sunday of Advent – December 10, 2017

SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT   –   December 10, 2017  –  ADVENT MÁSODIK VASÁRNAPJA
VÁLASZOS ZSOLTÁR: Urunk, mutasd meg nékünk irgalmas szívedet,     *        és üdvösségedet add meg nékünk!
RESPONSORIAL PSALM:        Lord, let us see your kindness* and grant us your salvation.
THIS SUNDAY’S MASS: Dr. Gyula Nádas, by Family

MASS INTENTIONS FOR THE COMING WEEK: 

December  11 Monday  9:00   AM No intention requested
December  13 Wednesday  9:00   AM For János Pádár, by Family
December  15 Friday  9:00   AM For Karen Koczo, by Family
December  16 Saturday  5:00    PM For Anna Cseh, by Family
December  17 Sunday 11:00  AM For Ferenc and Ilona Kabdebo, by Strada Family

 

 

ANYONE WISHING TO RECEIVE THE SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM OR CONFIRMATION, please contact the Rectory as soon as possible.

CONFESSIONS  before each Mass and by appointment.

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE SICK: Mary Nemeth, Bev Kimar, Fred Glunz, Anna Padar, Maria Mueller, John Kőrössy.

TODAY—YOUTH MASS . Welcome!  We will also remember St. Nicholas, the kind and generous Bishop, whose feast was this week.  We welcome all to Mass and invite everyone to the humble agapé afterwards when we greet all those whose birthday is in the month of December.

ADVENT SPIRITUAL DAYS SATURDAY DECEMBER 16 AND SUNDAY DEC. 17.  Special meditation during the Masses by Fr. Richard Bona on our spiritual Advent preparation for the Christmas holy day and opportunity for Confession (Sacrament of Reconciliation) before each Mass.

ALL ARE INVITED TO THE TRADITIONAL SCOUT CHRISTMAS PROGRAM IN OUR CHURCH this Friday, December 15 at 7:30 PM. Afterwards, pastries and light refreshments in the hall downstairs. (The scouts are to meet at 7PM.)

NEW YEAR’S EVE AT ST. EMERIC’S:  As indicated earlier, we will be bidding farewell to the old year and welcoming the new in our church hall December 31. Dinner menu: Appetizers (cold) including potato salad, vegetable salad, stuffed eggs, meatballs, chicken nuggets, followed by main menu of Pork roast in the Bakonyi mode with mashed potatoes and cod fillets in lemon sauce with rice. Dessert tiramisu.  After midnight lentils and wieners. The price includes an aperitif drink and champagne.  You may bring own drinks.  Cost is $50. for adults,   $25. for students and free for children under 10.  Children are welcome.  Music by DJ Laszlo Bohar.  During the evening and included in the admission price, there will be drawing for cash prizes. Reservations must be made by December 27 by calling either Piroska Beodray: 440-356-8985 or Marika Zsula: 216-676-5863.

FEAST OF ST. NICHOLAS, Bishop,  was Dec. 6, this past week.  St. Nicholas is the patron saint of several of our parishioners and we wish them many blessings, good health and happiness, especially our organist, Miklos Peller, that he may continue his service to our church for a long time to come.

TODAY – SECOND COLLECTION for the retirement fund for the sisters, priests, and religious. Remember the goodness and dedication of the sisters and brothers who taught you at the Catholic schools.  Please be generous!

Year End Service and New Year’s Eve Party: On Sunday, December 31, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. the First Hungarian Reformed Church of Walton Hills will hold the Year End Service and at 7.00 p.m the New Year’s Eve Party. The menu is: Appetizer, Temesvári Pork Roast with mashed potatoes, Beef Paprikas with dumplings, Dessert. After midnight: bean soup, lencsefőzelék, (lentil), virsli, (sausage). Music by Hegedeos Band (members of 4) Special raffle before midnight. First prize: LED TV. Second prize: Laptop. Third prize: Tablet. And many more great prizes! The ticket price is $48 before December 15th, and $50 after December 15th for adults and $12 for children, ages 10-16 years. (Party of 8 or more people $45 each before December 15th.) Kids party is separate. Please make your reservation via email at fhrcwh@gmail.com or by phone at 440-786-7272. Please leave a message, in English or in Hungarian, and we will call you back.                         All are welcome!

 

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