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7580 Clinton Street
Elma, New York 14059




The Church of the Annunciation Ladies Sodality

Since 1907



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Heart Talks With Mary

The Church of the Annunciation Ladies Sodality.

June 2017, Vol. 54, Issue 9



Elaine Young



Heart Talks:

Debbie Wirth


Vice Prefect:

Terri Fuksa




Marie O’Mara



Marina Whitacre




Rachel Tibold



Stephanie Young




Gail Buehlmann



Evelyn Frank




Fran Suszka


Pastoral Council:

Gail Buehlmann




Diane DiDomenico



Betsy Uhrich




Terry Rupp



Apostolic: Please pray for the following sick and recovering: Rosemary Courtney, Ann and Norm Dittmer, Reggie Garbacz and son, Dennis, Irene Garvey, Baby Harper, Janet Hegedus, Cass Ketten, Bonnie and Don King, Norm Kingsley, Mary Ann Kuzma, Peg and Chet Lewalski, Dominica Limburg, Ruth Lorenz, Aline Nielan, Chris Pankiewicz, Bella Pellitteri, Teresa Rapp, Helen Reigle, Christine Sczydlowski, Betsy Uhrich, Rita Walter, Barb Windnagle and Jennifer Wolski.

            If you or someone in your family needs our prayers, please call Elaine Young (684-4920).  We would like to keep our list current, so names will be removed after two months unless we are notified.  The long-term homebound are exempt from this policy.

            Reminder—call Betsy Uhrich if you know of anyone who is sick.


The next meeting will be our Installation Dinner on June 14th.  It will be held at Alton’s The Columns Banquets starting at 6 PM with a cash bar.  Dinner will be served at 7 PM.  The cost is $25 and must be paid by June 2nd.  The dinner choices are Chicken Cordon Bleu or Oven Baked Haddock.  If you still need to make a reservation, please contact Debbie Wirth or Elaine Young.

The new officers to be installed are:  Prefect         - Elaine Young

                                                             Vice Prefect - Diane DiDomenico

                                                             Secretary     - Marina Whitacre

                                                             Treasurer     - Bev Walnicki

                                                             Historian      - Evelyn Frank

                                                             Marshall       - Stephanie Young

                                                             Social           - Linda Schiffman

We will also receive a new member, Carmen Beausejour, into the Sodality.


May Crowning on Sodality Sunday was very well attended on May 21st with 30 Sodalists and 10 spouses in attendance. 


June Birthdays: 4 - Chris Pankiewicz, 5 - Jeanette Dean, 8 - Peg Lewalski, 16 - Louise Repka and Maryann Mercurio, 21 - Marge Schultz, 28 - Terry Rupp, 30 - Sharon Walsh & Theresa Fuksa

July Birthdays: 5 – Joan Dzwigal, 7- Barbara Woody, 9 - Judy Knowles, 11 - Christine Kole, 17 - Ginny Wolski, 18 - Rose Ciesla, 31 - Dee Groth

August Birthdays: 1 - Dorothy Grucella, 10 - Regina Garbacz, 13 - Marie O'Mara, 16 - Marge Werts, 17 - Barbara Windnagle, 18 - Phyllis Skimmer, 25 - Georgia Wheeler, 28 - Phyllis Gulczewski


The Fathers’ Day Breakfast is fast approaching.  Help is greatly needed.  If you are unable to help that day, please consider bringing some baked goods.  Parishioners really look forward to the goodies.


Flowers for Mary Chapel:


May 27th                 Cass Ketten

June 3rd                  Marina Whitacre

June 10th                Betty Niedhart

June 17th                Joanne Olszewski

June 24th                Elaine Young

During the summer months, fresh flowers from gardens are always appreciated.


Please remember we are collecting jewelry and toys for the Country Store Booth at the Parish Picnic.  Rose Ciesla would appreciate any jewelry early so she could clean and box it.



June 14

Installation Dinner at Alton’s The Columns Banquets

June 18

Sodality Sunday 8 AM Mass.  Fathers’ Day Breakfast

June 27

Board meeting 9:30 AM in meeting room  *date change

July 25

Board meeting 9:30 AM in meeting room


Mark your calendars for next year:

There will be a retreat given by Deb Keenan on October 18th.  More details to follow.

Our Rummage Sale will be held on October 21st.  The date was changed due to a scheduling conflict.


Previous "Heart Talks With Mary" (click on issue for printable [.pdf] version):

June 2017, Volume 54, Issue 9
May 2017, Volume 54, Issue 8
April 2017 Volume 54, Issue 7
March 2017, Volume 54, Issue 6
February 2017, Volume 54, Issue 5
December 2016, Volume 54, Issue 4
November 2016, Volume 54, Issue 3
October 2016, Volume 54, Issue 2
September 2016, Volume 54, Issue 1
Updated: 23 May 2017


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