Palm Sunday Benefit Dinner – March 20th

Good food, good company, and a good cause. The annual St. Vitus Parish Palm Sunday benefit dinner will be on MARCH 20, 2016 in St. Vitus Auditorium, 6111 Lausche Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44103. The dinner will consist of chicken or roast beef. Cost will be $15 adult and $10 for child 12 years or younger. Sit-down or take-out dinners will be available.

KSKJ Lodges St. Vitus #25, St. Anne #150, Christ the King #226, and St. Christine #219 along with St. Vitus Parish Altar and Holy Name Societies and parishioners are sponsoring this event. Menu includes choice of chicken or roast beef, home-made soup, potatoes, vegetable, salad, bread, choice of desert, and coffee, tea, or milk. Dinners will be served continuously from 11:00AM-to-1:30PM. Sit-down dinners will be served in the main auditorium with take-out dinners will be in the auditorium Social Room. Dr. John Shinsky, his wife Cindy, and Pro Football Hall of Fame member, Joe DeLamielleure, a lineman who played for a few years with the Cleveland Browns, will be in attendance. An official Cleveland Browns football helmet signed and autographed by Cleveland Browns All-Pro lineman, Joe Thomas (#73) will be auctioned off during the dinner.

All check and cash donations prior and at the benefit dinner will go to support the City of Children Orphanage, Matamoros, Mexico, a corporal work of mercy by John Shinsky and friends. Shinsky was 1st Team Academic All-American defensive end 1973 (Michigan State University); and a three sport star in football, track, and wrestling at former St. Joseph High School, Class of 1969. Other former star athletes are to be on hand for this benefit event. This is a KSKJ Matching Grant event, Dinner tickets may be ordered by calling the parish rectory at (216) 361-1444. Direct donations may be sent to “St. Vitus Church, MO Event,” c/o 6019 Lausche Avenue, Clev., Ohio 44103.

Mass schedule is 9AM and 10:30AM with the 10:30AM Mass displaying colorful, traditional Slovenian style “butare” associated with Palm Sunday: greens, ribbons, willow branches, fruit, and traditional Slovenian national costumes. Come to support a good cause with good food and company; and meet some great athletes. Tickets will be sold at the door for sit-down or take-out dinners on Mar. 20, 2016. Only 530 dinners will be available. St. Vitus Parish was established in Aug. 1893 and has served the local and broader neighborhood for 123 continuous years.