The general purpose of the Altar Guild is to bring the women of the parish together socially and to intensify their spiritual life with the altar as the center. The ladies also organize various fundraising activities, such as the Harvest Festival Dinner, raffles, and various bake sales to help with expenses for purchasing items for the altar, as well as for repairs and renovations to the church and kitchen. Versatility, hard work, and generosity characterize the ladies of the Altar Guild who enjoy praying and working together. New members are always welcome! Current officers are: Maria Zsula, president; Annamaria Gyorky, vice-president; Orsolya Sedensky secretary; Ildiko Peller, treasurer. Please watch Sunday bulletin for announcements.
The members of the Rosary Society are dedicated to keeping the First Saturday devotions as a group —
PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL
The St. Emeric Parish Pastoral Council is based upon the Parish Council Guidelines of the Diocese of Cleveland.
“ The Parish Pastoral Council is a consultative body which unites laity and clergy in a community of prayer, leadership, service and pastoral planning. All Councilors work together as they seek to listen to the Holy Spirit in discerning what is best for the parish in the light of the Gospel, the Church’s teaching, and the experiences· and needs of parishioners and the surrounding community. … This body enables clergy and laity to cooperate effectively in carrying out the mission of the Church (7). ”
“The purpose of the Parish Pastoral Council is to promote the spiritual growth of the parish community and to plan ways for the parish to carry out the mission of the Church.”
More specific details on the mission and purpose of the Parish Pastoral Council can be found on the Diocesan website.
PARISH FINANCE COUNCIL
Servers for the parish are boys in the 5th grade or older who serve by assisting the priest and the parish community in their worship during Mass. Anyone interested in being an altar server should contact Fr. Bona.
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