2nd SUNDAY OF LENT – February 28, 2021

RESPONSORIAL PSALM: I will walk before the Lord, in the land of the living.

TODAY’S MASS INTENTION: Ilona Balassy’s Sister & Brother and their Families, by Ilona Balassy

MASS INTENTIONS FOR THE COMING WEEK:

March 1 Monday 9:00 AM For the Parishioners of St. Emeric and St. Elizabeth parishes
March 2 Tuesday 9:00 AM Ilona Balunek, by George Balunek
March 3 Wednesday 9:00 AM Attila Németh, by Éva Szabó
March 4 Thursday 9:00 AM Irene Schrenk (health)
March 5 Friday 9:00 AM Fr. Gary Dilley, by Fr. David Misbrener
March 6 Saturday 5:00 PM For the Parishioners of St. Emeric and St. Elizabeth parishes
March 7 Sunday 11:15 AM Mátyás & Erzsébet Horváth, by the Family

FROM THE DESK OF FR. BONA: Another week, another conference to suggest. The 2021 Catholic Men’s Conference, the virtual event will include all the hallmarks of previous conferences.  The first session of the daylong program, presented by the Catholic Men’s Fellowship of Northeast Ohio, begins at 9 a.m. March 13 with prayer and reflection.  The day will include a presentation by Peter Herbeck of Renewal Ministries on “A Call to Holiness.” Greg Wasinski of Let Me Be Ministries, will speak on the Eucharist and Deacon Larry Oney’s topic will be “Hope and Transformation.” Father Michael McCandless, director of the diocesan Vocation Office, will offer a Lenten reflection and Gary Zimak will discuss how to “Give up Worry for Lent.” Bishop Edward Malesic will address the conference in a pre-recorded message.  For conference registration, visit cmfneo.com. Those who register for the program will receive information on how to access the online portal for the event. Cost for the day is $25 for individuals or group members. Student fee is $10; religious can attend for free.  For more information, contact Ray Andreas, registration chairman, at rayandreas44@gmail.com or 216-403-5336.

The 2021 CATHOLIC CHARITIES ANNUAL APPEAL: Thank you to all who participated in Catholic Charities In-Pew weekend at St. Emeric! If you have not had a chance to make a gift, please visit CatholicCommunity.org/Donate, text CCHOPE to 41444, or mail your donation to the Catholic Community Foundation at 1404 E. 9th St, Cleveland OH 44114 (we will keep envelopes for few more days in the vestibule of the main doors).

LAST WEEKEND’S COLLECTION: Sunday Offering: $1,020. Maintenance: $150.76 (includes online donation). Special donation: $91. Online donations (January 27 – February 21, 2021: $449.41). Donations in loving Memory of Roger Anthony Willard: $25. Fresh Hungarian Style Pork Sausage Sale: $1,478. I am always impressed by your generosity in responding to your church’s needs in these difficult times. Thank you also for sending in your offertory donation when not in attendance at Mass either by mail or on our website using a credit card or the PayPal option: https://stemeric.com/donations/

Cleveland Right to Life organization has announced that a generous donor has stepped forward who wants parish youth groups or pro-life groups to send delegates to the 2021 Bringing America Back to Life Convention (March 12-13). A block of these tickets has been reserved and will be distributed on first come first serve basis. A block of tickets includes four 1-day “speakers only” passes (meals would have to be purchased). We do not formally have these groups, but let me know if anyone is interested to represent us in these matters and I will provide more information on how to claim these tickets. General conference flyers are available in the vestibule of the main doors.

NEW BULLETIN: In the near future, I am planning to overhaul the design of our bulletin. If there is a graphic designer who would like to help me create a new cover, please contact me. Thank you.

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE SICK, especially for Bev Kimar, Béla Tarmann, Rose Dudevszky, Teréz Kalász, Madeleine B. Smith, Gerő Kondray, and Miklós Peller.

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE DECEASED.

PLEASE NOTE — THE COVID 19 DIRECTIVES are still in effect.

THIS SUNDAY the 11:15 AM Mass (St. Emeric) is livestreamed at https://www.facebook.com/saintemeric/ and on our website, https://stemeric.com/

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