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BUCKS-FOR-A-BAG: Please continue your support for the purchase of potatoes for the pyrohonya.  ($15 donation buys a 50 lb bag)

PENNIES FOR PYROHY:  Check your pockets, piggy banks, between sofa cushions… donate your extra cash, any amount is appreciated. Contributions will help with expenses. Checks and paper money also accepted!

 PYROHY FACTORY! We continue to encourage participation, if possible; peeling of potatoes on Tuesdays, mashing of potatoes on Wednesdays, and production of pyrohy on Thursdays. Dates:  May 7th, 14th.

OUR PARISH’ PYROHY MINISTRY: The maximum order is 350 dozen per session. No extras! Please order early by calling Kash at (610) 262-3947.


Volunteers needed:  After Divine Liturgy Sunday, February 15, 2015 to help deliver the items in our pantry to the Northampton Area Food Bank.  
We are looking for strong bodies to bag, load cars, and distribute the items at the Food Bank. Please see Kathy or Helen Crayosky.

The Northampton Area Food Bank will hold its yearly general meeting, Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 in the fellowship hall of Queenship of Mary Catholic Church, 1324 Newport Avenue, Northampton.  Dinner will be served 6 - 7 pm with the business meeting to follow.  The menu includes hot dogs, turkey barbecue and drinks. Covered side dishes and desserts are appreciated.

The Board encourages all volunteers, clients, businesses and parishioners of local churches to attend this meeting and slide presentation.  Come and find out what we are about.

For  more information, visit

There continues to be a dire need for foodstuffs to assist our neighbors. As you know, our parish’ remit from the food bank is to contribute baby-food, but any other non-perishables will be accepted gladly. There is a cupboard for the collection of donations in the church hall.

Needed food items: canned meats, beef stew, coffee, syrup, jello/pudding, applesauce, rice (everything). Our church is responsible for baby food (clients are able to take as much baby food as possible).  There is a cupboard for the collection of donations in the church hall.

Donations of money and holiday meats are always appreciated.

Martha Dowling has coupons for sale at $25.00, $50.00, $100.00. 5% of the profits will go to the church.













Our church follows the Julian (Old) Calendar. All Orthodox Christians are welcome and encouraged to participate in the Blessed Sacraments of Repentance and Eucharist.
  See the bulletin tab for all liturgical information regarding feasts and commemorations.

We Thank the Youngsters
of the parish who collected $287.01 during Great Lent for OCMC with their coin boxes. And to those altar servers who selflessly gave their Pascha donations to the OCMC as well.

Summer Coffee Hour… will be conducted by the Sr. UOL Chapter. Members, please sign up.





Unto our High School Graduates Tyler Pavlinsky, Allison Pypiuk and Rachel Keslosky. May the Lord grant them health, happiness and pursuit of all good things in their future lives.
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