Upcoming Events At St. Vitus Parish. Aug. 2021-to-Oct. 2021.

Upcoming events at St. Vitus Parish, Aug 2021-to-Oct. 2021, are the following:

1.) AUG. 31, 2021 (TUESDAY): Reverse Raffle. Co-sponsored by St Vitus Catholic War Veterans Post 1655 and St. Vitus Alumni on Aug. 31, 2201 at Slovenian National Home, East 64th Street and St. Clair Avenue. Doors open at 6:00PM. Dinner served at 7:30PM. Main board tickets $60 with dinner only tickets at $25. NOTE: ALL SOLD OUT!

2.)SEPT 12, 2021 (Sunday)*: Annual Altar Society benefit dinner. Breaded chicken dinner with sit-down or take-out dinners available. Prepared by Sophie Mazi and volunteers. Served from 11:30AM until 1:00PM in new parish hall, 6022 Lausche Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44103. Cost is $17 adult and $8 for child 12 years-old or younger. Tickets available from Altar Society members or call parish rectory at (216) 361-1444. Bake sale and raffle will also be part of this benefit dinner.

3.) SEPT. 19, 2021 (Sunday). Ceremonial Ribbon-cutting of new parish hall, 6022 Lausche Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44103. Ceremonial service by Republic of Slovenia Minister For Slovenians Living Abroad, dr. Helena Jaklitsch; Slovenian Ambassador to USA, His Excellency Tone Kajzer; and Consulate General of the Republic of Slovenia, Cleveland, Ohio, Alenka Jerak. Ribbon cutting after the 10:30AM Mass (in St. Vitus Church). Pastry and coffee will be provided in new parish hall (after 10:30AM Mass only).       

4.) OCT. 17, 2021 (SUNDAY): Benefit dinner to help two families (one with three children all having a form of autism) and the other a young pregnant mother (seven months) in a horrific car accident I-90E in June 2021 and The Lourdes Shrine (Chardon Road, Euclid, Ohio). Only 500 dinner tickets will be available. Pre-order tickets are strongly recommended. Menu is: Slovenian style home-made soup, roasted chicken or roast beef, salad, side vegetable dish, roll/butter, and pastry. Sit-down and take-out dinners available. Cost is $20 adult and $15 child 12 years-old or younger. Serving from 10:45 AM to 1:30PM. Bake sale via Kras Lodge #8 AMLA. Donations are encouraged! All checks to be made payable to “St. Vitus Endowment Corporation”** Call (216) 361-1444 or via email skuhar@hotmail.com to pre-order dinner tickets. Dinner ticket(s) request via USPS/mail to “St. Vitus Endowment Corporation” c/o 6019 Lausche Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44103.” Contact person is Stane Kuhar for additional information. Weekend Mass schedule: 4:00PM Saturday Vigil Mass and 9:00M and 10:30AM Sunday.  NOTE: Mother was life-flighted to a local where new born baby was safely delivered. Mother and baby are in recovery process. Co-sponsored by St. Anne #4 and Kras #8 Lodges, AMLA. AMLA is American Mutual Life Association, an American Slovenian fraternal benefit society domiciled in the state of Ohio.

5.) OCT. 31, 2021 (SUNDAY): St. Vitus Alumni Banquet and Hall of Fame induction. One All Parish Mass at 10:00AM in St. Vitus Church immediately followed by banquet dinner in new parish hall, 6022 Lausche Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44103; and then a short program and induction ceremony. Cost of banquet is $30 per person. Tables of 8 to 10 may be reserved.  Deadline date for the banquet is Oct. 15, 2021. Sole inductee is Reverend Joseph Boznar, recently retired pastor of St. Vitus Parish. Banquet and short program to honor service of Reverend Boznar to St Vitus Parish and boarder community in northeast Ohio with nearly 50 years of service at St. Vitus Parish: Associate Pastor (1972-1979) and Pastor (1979-2021). Contact either Frank Zitko at (440) 488-8284 or Mia Graf at (440) 442-1635 for banquet dinner tickets or other information on this event.

*Kosilo Oltarnega Drustva—bo v nedeljo, 12. septembra. Postregli bodo s pohanim piscancem z vsemi prikuhami. Serverali bodo od 11:30 dop.do 1:00 popoldne v novi farni dvorani. Kosilo, ki ga zelite vzeti domov, do tudi na razpolago. Dar je $17.0 za odrasle in $8.00 za otroke. Imeli bodo tudi srecolov in prodajo peciva. Nakaznice lahko dobite ri clanicah drustva in v farni pisarni. Vsi lepo vabljeni!  

**St Vitus Endowment Corporation is a bona fide 501 c 3 organization under IRS Award letter and guidelines circa March 2020. Its mission is to provide for the mission and needs of St. Vitus Parish, Cleveland, Ohio.