THE HOLY FAMILY OF JESUS, MARY AND JOSEPH – December 27, 2020

RESPONSORIAL PSALM: Blessed are those who fear the Lord and walk in his ways.

TODAY’S MASS INTENTION: For Living Members of the Balássy Family, by the Family

MASS INTENTIONS FOR THE COMING WEEK:

December 28 Monday 9:00 AM For the Parishioners of St. Elizabeth and St. Emeric
December 29 Tuesday 9:00 AM † Szegedy László, by Gabriella Eszlinger
December 30 Wednesday 9:00 AM Benefactors of St. Elizabeth and St. Emeric Parishes
December 31 Thursday 5:00 PM † Gizela Éva Toth
January 1 Friday 11:15 AM † Barnabás Lacza, by the Family
January 2 Saturday 5:00 PM For the Parishioners of St. Emeric and St. Elizabeth
January 3 Sunday 11:15 AM For the Parishioners of St. Elizabeth and St. Emeric

FROM THE DESK OF FR. BONA: When we were young, almost all of us always desired to have a white Christmas. Well, this year the aforementioned wish has been fulfilled for many kids. Even though children are enjoying the winter wonderland (and it indeed looks beautiful), for many of us, unfortunately, the snowstorm made it impossible to come to the Christmas Masses. In spite of these extraordinary circumstances, I wish all of you a very Blessed Christmas. May the joy of the birth of our Savior remain with you throughout the New Year. Speaking of the upcoming new year. On December 31, at the end of the Mass we will have a brief Exposition and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament and we will offer prayers of thanksgiving to God for the past year and ask for His blessings for 2021. Finally, I would like to thank those who with their music and singing contributed to the Christmas liturgies and all those who have worked on decorating our Church for Christmas and lent their helping hand. God bless you all! Fr. Bona

December 12/13 WEEKEND’S COLLECTION: Sunday Offering: $1,947. Donations in loving memory of John Gereby: $20 by Marta Fördös. Donations in loving memory of Mary Földesi: $50 by Gizella Földesi.  Donations in loving memory of Anna Winkler: $100 by Edward Sweeney. Donations in loving memory of Attila Nemeth: $5,000 by Sandra Nemeth; $150 by Adrienne Scheuman; $100 by Andrew Strada; $100 by Magdalena Mészáros; $40 by Katalin Gulden; $33 by Valeria Rátoni-Nagy; $22 by Thomas Rátoni-Nagy. Flowers: $20 by Anton Bunjevac.

December 19/20 WEEKEND’S COLLECTION: Sunday Offering: $1,292. Donations in loving memory of Győri László: $ 75 by Győri Zsuzsanna; $40 by Katalin Gulden.

CHRISTMAS COLLECTION: Offering: $3,386. Donations in loving memory of John Gereby: $100 by Margaret Nemethy; $100 by Susan K. Botsch; $20 by Faye Donahue. Donations in loving memory of Attila Nemeth: $100 by Margaret Gerber; $100 by Kézdi Family; $20 by Renee Moenich; $50 by Anonymous. Donations in loving memory of László and Elizabeth Szabolcs: $50 by Lászlo and Teresa Szabolcs. Donations in loving memory of Zsolt Dömötörffy: $100 by J. F. Twist. Christmas Flowers in memory of Valeria and Julius David: $ 20 by Elmar Koeberer; $20 by Beata Wegling.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROSITY 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/

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

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE DECEASED.

ANYONE WISHING TO RECEIVE THE SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM, FIRST COMMUNION, CONFIRMATION, CONFESSION or SICK VISITATION, please call the Rectory.

PLEASE CALL RECTORY TO MAKE ARRANGEMENTS FOR MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL.

THE COVID 19 DIRECTIVES are still in effect.

THIS SUNDAY the 11:00 AM Mass (St. Emeric) is livestreamed at https://www.facebook.com/saintemeric/

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