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Lecture At Felician College To Celebrate Year of Faith
LODI, NEW JERSEY – The Religious Studies Department at Felician College will present a special lecture entitled “John Cardinal Newman and Conscience” to celebrate the Year of Faith. The lecture will be held in Obal Hall on the Lodi campus on Thursday, February 28 at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. The guest speaker is Father Joseph W. Koterski, a Jesuit priest of the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus. Father Koterski has been a member of the Philosophy Department of Fordham University since 1992 and is Editor-in-Chief of the International Philosophical Quarterly. In 2008 he was elected president of the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars. He is a published author and has produced lecture courses on Aristotle’s Ethics, Natural Law and Human Nature, and Biblical Wisdom Literature. For more information, contact Father John O’Neill at 201-599-6156.
NEW JERSEY – Enjoy a great tasting pasta dinner on Saturday, March 2nd from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Church of the Transfiguration, 135 Hathaway Street, Wallington. Dinner includes salad, pasta & meatballs, Italian bread, cake, tea, coffee or soda, plus entertainment “Songs from the Heart”. For tickets or more information call Barbara Puzak 201-939-3533 or rectory 973-779-4329.
NEW JERSEY – St. John Lutheran Church located at 140 Lexington Ave., Passaic will be holding their monthly Thrift Shop on March 2nd and April 6th from 9:30 am to 1 pm. Gently used clothing and household items for sale. All proceeds to charities in the surrounding areas.
MICHIGAN – Our Lady of Mount Carmel Polish Heritage Group in Wyandotte will hold a Baranek Class on Saturday, March 2nd. Class will be held at 2 p.m. in the OLMC Social Hall. Space is limited. Classes must be pre-paid. Call the rectory 734-284-9135 for more information and cost. Visit www.ourladyofmountcarmel.org. Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish is located at 976 John Paul II Avenue, Wyandotte, MI 48192.
Lenten Services At OLMC
MICHIGAN – The Stations of the Cross will be held every Friday during Lent at Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Wyandotte (976 John Paul II Avenue). English at 3 p.m. – Polish at 7 p.m. Also Gorzkie Zale (Bitter Lamentations) with Homily and Benediction on Wednesdays during Lent at 7 p.m., Sundays at 3 p.m. For more information call the rectory at 734-284-9135.
NEW JERSEY – Interested in Tax Reform? Attend the FairTax Workshop, Saturday, March 2nd, Monmouth County Library (Eastern Branch), 1001 Route 35, Shrewsbury, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Learn how this national sales tax would replace all federal taxes on income & investment. (Inclement weather date – Sat., Mar. 23, 10:00 AM). For more info, go to our website at www.fairtax.org/nj .
PENNSYLVANIA – A class in Pisanki Making (the art of hand decorated Easter eggs) will be held on Saturday, March 9th at the Sacred Heart Church (school cafeteria), 120 Jefferson Street, Swedesburg at 9 a.m. For information call 610-275-1750.
Polish Children’s Heartline Meeting
NEW JERSEY – The Polish Children’s Heartline’s next meeting will be held at the Polish Cultural Foundation, 177 Broadway, Clark on Tuesday, March 5th at 7:30 p.m.. All are welcome to attend. For information on our organization, please call 609-290-7191, email ChildsHart@aol.com or visit PolishChildrensHeartline.org PCH is in its 28th year raising money to aid Pediatric Cardiac surgery in Poland.
NEW JERSEY – The Clifton Recreation Department will host “Sundae Bingo” on Sunday, March 3 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Clifton Recreation Center. Join us for an afternoon of bingo fun, toy prizes, and making ice-cream sundaes. The cost is $3 per person, parents included (to cover cost of ice cream and supplies) for pre-purchased tickets and $6 per person paying at the door (if space available). Tickets can be purchased at the Clifton Recreation Dept., 900 Clifton Ave. Clifton.
“Maslenitsa” Pre-Lenten Celebration
NEW JERSEY – The Annual Pre-Lenten Celebration “MASLENITSA” will be held on Sunday, March 10th from 3-7 p.m. at the Assumption of the Holy Virgin Orthodox Church, 35 Orange Ave., Clifton. Music & Dancing by Joe Stanky & The Cadets from Nanticoke, PA. Ethnic buffet, raffles, games, face painting & activities for the kids… and more! For information & tickets, contact Donna 973-365-1473.
Past Marshals’ Beefsteak Dinner
NEW JERSEY – The Pulaski Parade Association of Garfield, NJ is sponsoring a Past Marshals’ Beefsteak Dinner on Saturday, March 2 at 7:00 P.M. at the Garfield Senior Center, located at 480 Midland Ave., Garfield. The menu includes salad, relish tray, all you can eat beefsteak, dessert, coffee, tea, and soda. The legendary Hap Nightengale will prepare the beefsteak. Contact Frankie Puzio at 973-478-4288 for tickets.
Free Seminar On The Medicare-Medicaid Maze
NEW JERSEY – The New Jersey State Bar Foundation will present a free public seminar on successfully navigating through the “Medicare-Medicaid Maze” on Monday, March 4, 1-3 p.m. at the New Jersey Law Center, One Constitution Square off Ryders Lane in New Brunswick. The speakers are Linda S. Ershow-Levenberg, Esq., and Lauren Marinaro, Esq., from the law firm of Fink Rosner Ershow-Levenberg, LLC, where Ms. Ershow-Levenberg is a partner and Ms. Marinaro is an associate. The firm is known for serving the legal needs of the elderly, people with disabilities and those who care for them. The program will feature an explanation and update of Medicare, a federal program of health insurance, Medicaid and New Jersey programs designed to provide health care coverage to the poor, the disabled and the elderly. Planning for long-term care insurance also will be covered. A question-and-answer period will follow. The seminar is free and open to the public. Advance registration is required. To register or for more information on Foundation seminars, programs and publications, call 1-800-FREE-LAW.
Pulaski Day Celebration
ILLINOIS – The 2013 Pulaski Day Celebration will be held at the Polish Museum of America, 984 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago on Monday, March 4th at 10 a.m. There will be speeches by political leaders, and Polish & Polish-American digitaries, entertainment, award presentations and a reception. For more information call 773-384-3352 ext. 103.
BIRTHDAY / ANNIVERSARY WISHES
NEW JERSEY – Double celebration at the Niemiec home in Point Pleasant. Cas Niemiec will celebrate her birthday on March 3rd and Cassie & her husband George will celebrate their 42nd Wedding Anniversary on March 6th. Happy Birthday and Congratulations from your family, relatives, friends, and me (Val) STO LAT!
Jimmy Sturr Fan Club
BIRTHDAY WISHES to: Muffie Freedman, CT; Tom Pasterkiewicz, NJ; Leonard Zimmerman, NJ – March 4th. Bob Farias, NJ – March 5th. John Beck, NC; Blair Moyer, PA – March 7th.