Calendar of Events (January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018) St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church, Kingston, Pa.

The following is a listing of events, at St. Mary's, covering the months of January 2018 through December 2018.  This list will be updated as necessary.

Saturday, TBA
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 March 18. No orders will be accepted after this date. Pick-up date and times will be Wednesday March 28 from (11am - 1pm, 5pm - 6pm, after Wednesday evening services).

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

Monday, February 19
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, March 18
Interparish Lenten Vespers at St. Mary's, Kingston at 3pm.

Sunday, March 18
Deadline for ordering Easter Holiday Rolls and Pascha Bread for pick-up at dates and times listed in entry for Wednesday March 28.

Sunday, March 25
Palm Sunday. Vesper Liturgy, Saturday 4pm; Divine Liturgy, Sunday 9am. Drawing for the Easter Basket Project after the Sunday Divine Liturgy.

Sunday, March 25
Drawing for Easter Basket Project after Sunday Divine Liturgy.

Monday, March 26
Holy Monday. No services scheduled.

Tuesday, March 27
Holy Tuesday. No services scheduled.

Wednesday March 28
Easter Holiday Roll and Paska Bread Sale, pick-up from (11am-1pm, 5pm-6pm), in the Parish Hall.

Wednesday, March 28
Holy Wednesday. Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts, with Office of Holy Anointing, 6pm.

Thursday, March 29
Holy Thursday. Vespers w/ Divine Liturgy of St. Basil, 6pm.

Friday, March 30
Great Friday. Burial Vespers & Procession w/ Plaschanitsja, 3pm.

Saturday, March 31
Holy Saturday. The Holy Ressurection. Resurrection Matins & Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom 8pm, followed by blessing of Pascal foods.

Sunday, April 1
The Holy Resurrection. Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, Easter Sunday, April 1 at 10am, followed by the blessing of baskets for the sick and infirm.

Sunday, April 8
St. Thomas Sunday Celebration. 3pm Service at St. John, Wilkes-Barre Twp., with dinner to follow in the Wilkes-Barre Twp. Fire Hall. .

Saturday, April 28
Halupki Dinner sponsored by Rosary Society. Serving from 5pm-6:30pm, with take-outs from 4pm-5pm.

Sunday TBA
Rosary Society Anniversary Dinner.

Saturday, June 9
Turkey Breast Dinner sponsored by Parish Council. Serving from 5pm-6:30pm, with take-outs from 4pm-5pm.

Sunday, Sept.2
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, September 30
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 13
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 11. No orders will be accepted after this date. Pick-up date and times will be Wednesday November 21 from (11am-1pm, and 5pm-6pm.

Saturday, October 13
Turkey Breast Dinner sponsored by the Parish Council. Serving from 5pm to 6:30pm, with take-outs from 4pm to 5pm. <

Saturday, October 13
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 9. No orders will be accepted after this date. Pick-up date and times will be Wednesday December 19 from (11am-1pm, and 5pm-6pm.) in the Parish Hall.

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

Sunday, November 11
Deadline for ordering Thanksgiving Pies and Pumpkin Rolls for pick-up at dates and times listed in entry for Saturday October 20.

Wednesday November 21
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 9
Deadline for ordering Christmas Rolls for pick-up at dates and times listed in entry for Sartuday November 17.

Sunday, December 9
Drawing for Christmas Basket Project after Sunday Divine Liturgy.

Wednesday December 19
Christmas Roll Sale, pick-up from (11am-1pm, and 5pm-6pm), in the Parish Hall.

Saturday, December 22
Christmas church decorating at 9am.

Monday December 24 and Tuesday, 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.)