20th SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME – August 16, 2020

RESPONSORIAL PSALM: O God, let all the nations praise you!

TODAY’S MASS INTENTION: Történelmi Magyarország felajánlásáért a Szűzanya tiszteletére,
by Mihály Vámos

     MASS INTENTIONS FOR THE COMING WEEK:

August 17 Monday 9:00AM For the Parishioners of St. Emeric and St. Elizabeth
August 19 Wednesday 9:00AM Intention of the Celebrant
August 21 Friday 9:00AM Intention of the Celebrant
August 22 Saturday 5:00 PM For the Parishioners of St. Emeric and St. Elizabeth
August 23 Sunday 11:00 AM István Gráber, by Family

FROM THE DESK OF FR. BONA: Today I would like to share with you an interesting tidbit about our parish. According to canon law, there are two types of parishes: territorial (encompasses people living in a given territory) and personal (membership is determined by reason of the rite, language, nationality or some other factors). For a long time I assumed that we are a personal parish. I came to find out that we are both. In 1980s we have been given some small territory (as encouragement to be involved in the evangelization of the neighborhood) and we are also a personal parish for the Hungarians in the Diocese of Cleveland who do not belong to other Hungarian parishes. This has some advantages, but also comes with extra obligations. I keep you all in my prayers! Fr. Bona

LAST WEEKEND’S COLLECTION: Sunday Offering: $1,442. THANK YOU AND MAY GOD BLESS YOU! Thank you for remembering your church’s needs in these difficult times and sending in your offertory donation, whether by mail or using the PayPal option found now on the website: https://stemeric.com/donations/

ANYONE WISHING TO RECEIVE THE SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM, FIRST COMMUNION, CONFIRMATION, CONFESSION, or, to arrange for a VISITATION OF THE SICK, or a MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL, please call the Rectory.

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE SICK, especially Bev Kimar, Anna Padar, Béla Tarmann, Rose Dudevszky, Teréz Kalász, Madeleine B. Smith, Gerő Kondray, and Maria Földesi.

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE DECEASED, especially for Stephen Kálmán Hegedeős.

COVID 19 DIRECTIVES: Since the reopening of the Catholic Churches here in Ohio, some of the directives which we must still adhere to—the faithful are obliged to wear a face mask upon entering the church and during the celebration of Mass except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion; Seating is to be such that 6 feet of distancing should be maintained between members of one household and another.  No hand shaking for the sign of peace. Anyone not feeling well or the elderly and vulnerable, should stay home. The obligation to attend Mass on Sunday is still suspended. Read more about this at  www.dioceseofcleveland.org/news/2020/05/14/parishes-prepare-for-a-new-normal-when-public-celebration-of-mass-resumes

THIS SUNDAY the 11AM Mass will also be livestreamed, found on  https://www.facebook.com/saintemeric/

This post is also available in: Hungarian

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