Calendar of Events (January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017) St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church, Kingston, Pa.

The following is a listing of events, at St. Mary's, covering the months of January 2017 through December 2017.  This list will be updated as necessary.

Saturday, January 14
Kickoff for the Easter Basket Project.

Saturday, January 14
Start of sign-up for ordering Easter Holiday Rolls, Paska Bread baked by Bakery Delite. All rolls will be $10.00 each and consist of nut, nut w/raisin, poppyseed, poppyseed w/raisin, apricot, prune (lekvar), and cheese. The Paska Bread will be plain, or with raisins, and cost $5.00 each. Final date for ordering these items will be Sunday April 2. No orders will be accepted after this date. Pick-up date and times will be Wednesday April 12 from (11am - 1pm, 5pm - 6pm, and after Wednesday evening services).

Sunday, February 26
Forgiveness Vespers at 3pm, at St. Mary's Wilkes-Barre.

Monday, February 27
Start of Great Lent. Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts every Wednesday at 6pm during Great Lent. Interparish Lenten Vespers every Sunday during Lent at 3pm.

Sunday, April 2
Interparish Lenten Vespers at St. Mary's, Kingston at 3pm.

Sunday, April 2
Deadline for ordering Easter Holiday Rolls and Pascha Bread for pick-up at dates and times listed in entry for Saturday January 14.

Sunday, April 9
Palm Sunday. Vesper Liturgy, Saturday 4pm; Divine Liturgy, Sunday 9am. Drawing for the Easter Basket Project after the Sunday Divine Liturgy.

Sunday, April 9
Drawing for Easter Basket Project after Sunday Divine Liturgy.

Monday, April 10
Holy Monday. No services scheduled.

Tuesday, April 11
Holy Tuesday. No services scheduled.

Wednesday April 12
Easter Holiday Roll and Paska Bread Sale, pick-up from (11am-1pm, 5pm-6pm), in the Parish Hall.

Wednesday, April 12
Holy Wednesday. Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts, with Office of Holy Anointing, 6pm.

Thursday, April 13
Holy Thursday. Vespers w/ Divine Liturgy of St. Basil, 6pm.

Friday, April 14
Great Friday. Burial Vespers & Procession w/ Plaschanitsja, 3pm.

Saturday, April 15
Holy Saturday. The Holy Ressurection. Resurrection Matins & Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom 8pm, followed by blessing of Pascal foods.

Sunday, April 16
The Holy Resurrection. Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, Easter Sunday, April 16 at 10am, followed by the blessing of baskets for the sick and infirm.

Sunday, April 23
St. Thomas Sunday Celebration. 3pm Service at St. Michael's, Pittston, with dinner to follow in the St. Michael's Parish Social Hall. .

Saturday, TBA
Halupki Dinner sponsored by Rosary Society. Serving from 5pm-6:30pm, with take-outs from 4pm-5pm.

Sunday TBA
Rosary Society Anniversary Dinner.

Saturday, May 20
Turkey Breast Dinner sponsored by Parish Council. Serving from 5pm-6:30pm, with take-outs from 4pm-5pm.

Sunday, TBA
Kickoff for the Christmas Basket Project.

Saturday TBA
Halupki Dinner sponsored by Rosary Society. Serving from 5pm-6:30pm, with take-outs from 4pm-5pm.

Sunday, October 1
Parish "Pokrova" Family Picnic following the Sunday 9:00am Divine Liturgy, with Feast Day procession at end of the Liturgy.

Sunday TBA
Rosary Society Living Rosary and Tea Social

Saturday, October 14
Start of sign-up for ordering Thanksgiving Pies, and Pumpkin Rolls, baked by Bakery Delite. Pumpkin Rolls (7") will be $10.00 each. The pies (10") will be: Pumpkin, Apple, Coconut Cream, Banana Cream, and Blueberry at $10.00 each. Note! A Special will be offered consisting of 1- Pumpkin Pie, 1- Apple Pie, and 1- doz. dinner rolls for $20.00. There will be no substitutions on the Special. Final date for ordering these items will be Sunday November 12. No orders will be accepted after this date. Pick-up date and times will be Wednesday November 22 from (11am-1pm, and 5pm-6pm.

Saturday, TBA
Turkey Breast Dinner sponsored by the Parish Council. Serving from 5pm to 6:30pm, with take-outs from 4pm to 5pm.

Saturday, October 14
Start of sign-up for ordering Christmas Holiday Rolls baked by Bakery Delite. All rolls will be $10.00 each and consist of nut, nut w/raisin, poppyseed, poppyseed w/raisin, apricot, prune (lekvar), and cheese. Final date for ordering these items will be Sunday December 10. No orders will be accepted after this date. Pick-up date and times will be Wednesday December 20 from (11am-1pm, and 5pm-6pm.) in the Parish Hall.

Sunday TBA
Rosary Society November Bingo from 1pm to 5pm.

Sunday, November 12
Deadline for ordering Thanksgiving Pies and Pumpkin Rolls for pick-up at dates and times listed in entry for Saturday October 18.

Wednesday November 22
Thanksgiving Pies and Pumpkin Rolls Sale, pick-up from (11am-1pm, and 5pm-6pm), in the Parish Hall.

Sunday TBA
Rosary Society Christmas Party

Sunday, December 10
Deadline for ordering Christmas Rolls for pick-up at dates and times listed in entry for Sartuday October 14.

Sunday, TBA
Drawing for Christmas Basket Project after Sunday Divine Liturgy.

Wednesday December 20
Christmas Roll Sale, pick-up from (11am-1pm, and 5pm-6pm), in the Parish Hall.

Saturday, TBA
Christmas church decorating at 9am.

Sunday December 24 and Monday, December 25
Nativity of our Lord. Great Compline and Divine Liturgy, Saturday 8:30pm; Divine Liturgy, Sunday Christmas Day 9am.

Parish Council Meetings (Quarterly with date and time to be announced after each previous meeting.)

Eastern Christian Formation (ECF) Classes (Sundays after 9:00AM Divine Liturgy.)