CALENDAR 3-20-13

By on March 17, 2013

Holy Week Services At Holy Cross PNCC
NEW JERSEY
–  Holy Cross Church PNCC of Woodland Park announces Holy Week services, starting with Palm Sunday, March 24th with the distribution of Palms 9 & 11 a.m.; Wednesday, March 27 – 7 pm Sacrament of Penance (General Confessions), 7:30 pm Sacrament of Penance (Private Confessions); Holy Thursday, March 28 – 7:30 pm Liturgy of the Lord’s Supper; Good Friday, March 29 – 3:00 pm Stations of the Cross with Youth, 4:15 pm Liturgy of Good Friday; Holy Saturday, March 30 – 4:00 pm Blessing of Easter Baskets, 6:00 pm Easter Vigil Liturgy & Blessing of Easter Baskets; Easter Sunday, March 31 – 8:00 am Easter Procession & Holy Mass of Resurrection, 11:00 am Holy Mass of Resurrection. Holy Cross is located at 220 Browertown Road in Woodland Park 97424. For more information call 973-256-4888, visit holycrosssite.org, or e-mail: holycrosspncc@optimum.net.

Food Drive
NEW JERSEY
– A food drive to benefit the Father English Food Pantry will be held on Sunday, March 24 at Holy Cross Church, 220 Browertown Rd. Woodland Park, NJ. Please bring a bag of nonperishable groceries to church on this day. Won’t you help the needy in the name of Christ the Savior? “Whatever you do to the least of my brothers, you have done it to me.” (Mat. 25:40)  For more information call 973-256-4888 or visit www.holycrosssite.org

“The Passion of Our Lord” At MSH
NEW JERSEY
– The children of Most Sacred Heart of Jesus School invite you to take a step by step journey through “The Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ” on Thursday, March 21, at 7:30 p.m. at Most Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 127 Paterson Avenue, Wallington.  Join the children in song, prayer, and meditation.  For additional information call Deacon Domenick at 201-507-8731.

Swieconka… An Easter Blessing
NEW  YORK
– The Hudson Valley Polonaise Society will be celebrating Swieconka on Palm Sunday, March 24th at 1:30 pm in the Banquet Hall of St. Joseph’s School  in Florida, NY.  This traditional meal, will include baked ham, fresh and smoked kielbasa, hard boiled eggs, horseradish, beets, babka, butter baranki (Lamb), rye bread, coffee, tea and dessert. A short narration will be presented on the symbolism of the celebration. Please join us with your family and enjoy this Polish Easter tradition. Tickets may be reserved by calling chairpersons Carol Korey (845) 651-4287 or Teresa Yanosh (845) 258-4625.

Swieconka Tutorial /  Palm Weaving}
MICHIGAN – Our Lady of Mount Carmel Polish Heritage Group in Wyandotte will hold a Swieconka Tutorial / Palm Weaving on Saturday, March 23rd. Class will be held at 1 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. Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish is located at 976 John Paul II Avenue, Wyandotte, MI 48192. Visit www.ourladyofmountcarmel.org.

Pisanki & Palm Weaving Workshops
ILLINOIS
– The PMA will offer the annual workshop on the art of intricate arts of Polish egg decorating (pisanki) and palm weaving on Saturday, March 23, in the Social Hall of The Polish Roman Catholic Union. Pisanki workshop 10 am-12 N; Palm Weaving workshop 1-3 pm. Children over 8 years of age can join the adults in pisanki and palm weaving. Come for the day, and participate in both sessions, or only one. Children participating must be at least 8 years old, and parents/relatives must remain with the children. Please note: the cost for all participants is the same, as the materials are quite expensive, and instructors fees are included. Payment must be received before the day of the Workshop. Walk-ins may be turned away. Build-a-sandwich lunch will be served. Space is limited. Parking is free. Polish Museum of America is located at 984 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-4101. For more information and cost of workshops, please call: 773-384-3352, ext 104.

Polish American Club of North Jersey
NEW JERSEY
– The next membership meeting will be held on  Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at the Swaminarayan Gurukul Church, 205 Spring Valley Road, Paramus, NJ at 7:30 PM. The club’s annual Easter Swieconka will be held that evening. Invite Your Family and Friends and bring Easter food baskets for a Blessing by Father Stasik.  Please bring food to share at the Swieconka event.  Dues for the year 2013 are $25.00. Please give your dues to Membership Committee Chairperson Hanna Sesulka at the meeting or send it to Polish American Club of North Jersey, Inc. P.O.Box 494, Paramus, NJ 07653-0494. Note:  In case of inclement weather please check with one of the Club’s Officers if the meeting has been cancelled. SPECIAL NOTICE: Please take note that the March Meeting is the last meeting to be held in Paramus.  All Club future meetings starting in April/2013 will be held at Cracovia Manor, 196 Main Ave, Wallington, NJ at the current schedule. For more information contact the President, Richard Tomczak at 201-664-6121. www.polishamericanclubofnorthjersey.org.

Free Workshop “Legal Issues In Divorce”
NEW JERSEY
–  Women in Transition hosts this free workshop, “Legal Issues In Divorce” facilitated by attorney Janet L. Porro. Open to all women who are interested in learning more about the legal and financial issues of separation and divorce, the workshop will take place on Monday, March 25th from 6:30-8:30 at Wayne Counseling Center.  Pre-registration is required. Please call 973-694-9215. Women In Transition assists women who need to re-enter the workforce due to separation, divorce, or the death or disability of a spouse, resulting in the loss of their primary source of financial support. WIT is conveniently located in the Wayne Counseling Center at 1022 Hamburg Turnpike, Wayne.

Good Friday Fish & Chips Dinner
NEW JERSEY
–  A Good Friday Fish & Chips Dinner will be held on March 29th at O.L. of Mt. Carmel Church, 10 St. Francis Way, Passaic in the Church Hall, parking-lot entrance, Handicapped Accessible. Ticket price includes Fish & Chips, salad, soda, coffee and dessert.  Catered by Giresi Catering. Take outs: 5:00-5:30 P.M., sit down 5:00-7:00 P.M. Tickets must be bought ahead of time and can be purchased by calling the Friary Office at 973-473-0246 or olmc100@yahoo.com

Dyngus Day Polka Dance
PENNSYLVANIA
– Dyngus Day Polka Dance will be held on Saturday, April 6th at the Associated Polish Home Ballroom, 9150 Academy Road, Northeast Philadelphia. Music by Our Gang Band from 7 to 11 p.m. For more information call John Wisniewski at 215-906-1825.

BIRTHDAY WISHES

NEW JERSEY – Birthday wishes to my cousin Karsten Barabas of Westfield who will celebrate his birthday on March 20th. Happy Birthday from your Mom, Dad, sister Kristina, all your relatives, and the Post Eagle staff. Sto Lat!

NEW YORK – Birthday wishes to Richard Labanowski of Pine Island, celebrating his birthday on March 21st. Happy Birthday Richie from your family, relatives, friends, Jean Grabowski, and all your Polka friends. Sto Lat!

FLORIDA – Birthday wishes to Walter Sagan of Florida, celebrating his birthday on March 22nd. Happy Birthday from your sister Natalie and brother-in-law Stanley Szufnarowski, your family, relatives and  friends.  Sto Lat!

NEW JERSEY – Birthday wishes to Arlene Alape of Wayne, who will celebrate her birthday on March 27th. Happy Birthday from your family, relatives, friends and the Post Eagle staff. Sto Lat!

Jimmy Sturr Fan Club

BIRTHDAY WISHES to: Gale Kimble, NY – 3/21. Irene Niewinski, CT – 3/22. Al Walenczyk, NJ; Helen Rider, NY; Wayne Nale, TX – 3/23. Bill Storms, NJ; Lorraine Meister, NJ – 3/24. Genie Pavelco, PA – 3/25. John Gretka, VA; Nancy Aucoin, MA – 3/26. Carolyn Reynolds, NY;  Andrew Berish, NY; Peter Falkowich, CT; Arlene Alape, NJ – 3/27. Josie Petersen, NJ – 3/30.

ANNIVERSARY WISHES to: Ron & Polly Bush, PA – 3/21. Stub & Bernice VanBuren, NY – 3/22. Harvey & Reta Mattison, OK – 3/24.