28th SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME – October 11, 2020

RESPONSORIAL PSALM: I shall live in the house of the Lord all the days of my life.

TODAY’S MASS INTENTION: In honor of Our Lady of Hungary & Our Lady of Fatima, by Mihály Vámos

     MASS INTENTIONS FOR THE COMING WEEK:

October 12 Monday 9:00 AM Rosemary Kacsala, by Mary Spisak
October 13 Tuesday 9:00 AM István Prófusz, by Family
October 14 Wednesday 9:00 AM János Táborosi, by Family
October 15 Thursday 9:00 AM For Olga Centivány’s health & intentions, by Charles B. Centivany
October 16 Friday 9:00 AM † Charles Poore, by Fr. David Misbrener
October 17 Saturday 5:00 PM † Members of Lacz & Varkoly families, by Family
October 18 Sunday 11:00 AM For living and deceased members of the 33. Girls Scout Troop

FROM THE DESK OF FR. BONA: Our bishop, Bishop Edward Malesic has issued a letter (9/30/20) on the upcoming election (https://www.dioceseofcleveland.org/faithful-citizenship). Some copies are provided in the back of the church (main doors) and below are few excerpts. Let us keep praying! Fr. Bona

…In casting our ballot … we must have properly formed consciences. A properly formed conscience comes through prayer, Scripture and studying the teachings of the Church that is promoted and protected by the apostles and their successors, the bishops. … A well-formed conscience is devoted to doing God’s will more than it is to supporting any particular political party. As such, I wanted to write this letter to help you in forming your conscience in preparation for the vote that you will soon cast. Our bishops have said, and I agree with them, that “the threat of abortion remains our preeminent priority because it directly attacks life itself, because it takes place within the sanctuary of the family and because of the number of lives destroyed.” The consistent teaching of the Church regarding the intrinsic evil of abortion seeks to secure all other rights as well. We are not a “single issue” church; there are other extremely important rights that we must defend, to be sure; but these additional rights flow from and are rooted in the fundamental right to life itself. St. Pope John Paul II stated, “Above all, the common outcry, which is justly made on behalf of human rights – for example, the right to health, to home, to work, to family, to culture – is false and illusory if the right to life, the most basic and fundamental right and the condition for all other personal rights, is not defended with maximum determination.” (Christifideles laici, No. 38)…

PRIVATE, DIRECTED RETREAT Women suffering after abortion are invited to begin their healing journey by scheduling an individual retreat at Bethesda House of Mercy during the months of October and November. Confession will be available. Social distancing and other guidelines due to Covid-19 will be followed. For more information, contact The Community of Jesus, the Living Mercy at 1-800-482-4100 or email at BethesdaHouse@aol.com

LAST WEEKEND’S COLLECTION: Sunday Offering: $1,590. Donation in loving memory of Katalin Brenner: $50 by Katalin Gulden. 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 for Miklós Peller, István Szappanos, Bev Kimar, Anna Padar, Béla Tarmann, Rose Dudevszky, Teréz Kalász, Madeleine B. Smith, Gerő Kondray, and Maria Földesi.

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE DECEASED – it is an act of mercy.

THE COVID 19 DIRECTIVES are still in effect.

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

 

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