Parish Summer Picnic – July 15, 2018: Slovenska Pristava

The St. Vitus Parish summer picnic will be on JULY 15, 2018 (SUNDAY) at Slovenska Pristava, a recreational facility located in Harpersfield, Ohio. There is no admission or parking charge!  Mass will be at Noon in the main pavilion with Rev. Joseph Boznar, pastor, as main celebrant. Dinner will served immediately after the Mass consisting of roasted chicken and/or roast beef with all the trimmings. Cost is $15 adult and $10 child under 12 years-old. Freshly home-made baked items will also be for sale, including the delicious, krofe! Entertainment will begin around 2PM with the classy sounds of Cleveland TOPS Swing band, a full 17 piece orchestra featuring three vocalists and also the fine sounds of the Jeff Pecon Orchestra with Joey Miskulin. Members of KRES Folklore Dance Group will stroll the grounds. Corn-hole and volleyball tournaments are also being planned along with a rendering of the proposed new parish hall. 

The kitchen will be open until 8PM serving side food dishes such as hamburgers, hot dogs, French fries, etc., as well as having refreshments available throughout the entire afternoon. An open pit will have a specialty dish, Slovenian style “cevapcici,” after the dinner. A fine variety of wines and beer will be available at the refreshment stand as well as refreshments for those under the age of 21 years-old. Other activities include open swimming (nominal fee for non-members of Slovenska Pristava), children’s interactive games, and Chinese craft raffle. Come and enjoy a family fun-filled day on July 15, 2018 at Pristava with good food, music, and company. For additional information contact the parish at (216) 361-1444. Or visit the parish website at “”

St. Vitus is observing its 125th Year Anniversary this year (1893-2018). We ask all parishioners and friends to be part of this historic event as a large group photo will be taken immediately before or after the Noon Mass by the dance pavilion.  Come and participate in this fun planned event! Call the parish (216) 361-1444 or email “” for additional information or dinner tickets. Directions to Slovenska Pristava: Take I-90 East to the Geneva Exit (Route #534). Take Rte 534 south to South River Road, about two miles. Turn right on South River Road. Take South River Rd. approximately one mile to Brandt Road. Turn right at Brandt Rd. SP is about ½ mile down. Call the parish house at (216) 361-1444 for other information.