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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.

March 2019, Vol. 56, Issue 6



Elaine Young



Heart Talks:

Debbie Wirth


Vice Prefect:

Diane DiDomenico




Marie O’Mara



Marina Whitacre




Gail Buehlmann



Bev Walnicki




Fran Suszka



Evelyn Frank




Stephanie Young


Pastoral Council:

Gail Buehlmann




Linda Schiffman



Betsy Uhrich







Apostolic: Please pray for the following sick and recovering: Sylvia Banas, Dawn Marie (Bouno), Gail Buehlmann, Rosemary Courtney, Jeanette Dean, Reggie Garbacz and son, Dennis, Irene Garvey, Dorothy Grucella, Baby Harper, Bonnie and Don King, Dorothy Korn, Dominica Limburg, Diane Lojacono, Ruth Lorenz, Baby McPartlan, Mary Jane Mustillo, Mary Ellen Olesko, Chris Pankiewicz, Bella Pellittieri, Dorothy Plewinski, Helen Reigle, Bob Schroeder, Fran Suszka, Rita Szymanski, Betsy Uhrich, Rita Walter, Jennifer Wolski, and Mary Wood.

            We extend our sympathy to Sylvia Banas whose husband, Tom, passed away and to the family of Sue Eck.  May they rest in eternal peace.

            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. 


Hostesses for the March 13thmeeting:  Mary Arena, Nancy Dombrowski, Linda Schiffman, Marina Whitacre, and Debbie Wirth

            This meeting will be at NOON in Selbert Hall.  It will be a Brown Bag Lunch.  Please bring your own lunch.  Coffee and dessert will be served.  Afterwards we will hold a pound auction to benefit Baskets of Blessings. Bring a wrapped gift weighing a pound to be auctioned off.  Please be aware of expiration dates if wrapping a food item.


            Sodality Sunday was February 17th.  There were 17 Sodalists and 9 spouses in attendance.  The next Sodality Sunday will be March 17th.  Please join us at the 8 AM Mass.


March Birthdays: 8 - Emily Klinski, 14 - Sylvia Kropski, 16 - Marlene Mercurio, 18 - Linda Schiffman, 20 - Elaine O’Connell, 22 - Bonnie King, 29 - Diane Lojacano, 30 - Gail Buehlmann and Evelyn Frank 


            The Bake Sale was a tremendous success.  Everything looked so delicious. THANK YOU to all who worked, baked, bought a tasty treat, or made a donation!


            There are still quite a few members who have not paid their dues.  Be sure to check your membership cards to see if they are for 2018 - 2019.


            On March 18th, 19th, and 20th, there will be a parish retreat.  The leader of the retreat, Alice Camille, will also give a one-time morning retreaton Wednesday, March 20that 9:30 AM.  It will be titled “The Art of Discernment”.


            Our Rummage Sale will be held on April 27th. Start cleaning those closets and cupboards so we can have a successful sale.  We cannot accept curtain rods, car seats or sports equipment!


            Our Installation Banquet will be June 12th. It will be held at The Columns (Alton’s) from 6 PM – 9 PM.  The cost of the dinner is $25. More details to come.


            We will continue to collect jewelry and toys throughout the year for our Country Store Booth at this year’s picnic.


Flowers for Mary:

          March 1                                   Debbie Wirth

            March 8                                   Carmen Beausejour

            March 15                                 Margaret Maciejewski

            March 22                                 Fran Suszka

            March 29                                 Linda Schiffman



March 13

Mtg at NOON in Selbert - Brown Bag Lunch w/Pound Auction

March 17

Sodality Sunday – 8 AM Mass

March 26

Executive Board Meeting 9:30 AM in meeting room

April 10

Meeting at 6:30 PM in Selbert

April 16

Executive Board Meeting 9:30 AM in meeting room


No Sodality Mass in April as it falls on Easter Sunday.

April 25-27

Rummage Sale

May 15
            (date change)

Meeting at 6:30 PM in Selbert – installation of new members

May 19

Sodality Sunday – 8 AM Mass

May 21

Executive Board Meeting 9:30 AM in meeting room

June 12

Installation Dinner at The Columns  at 6 PM

June 16

Sodality Sunday – 8 AM Mass and Fathers’ Day Breakfast

June 18

Executive Board Meeting 9:30 AM in meeting room


Thought for the Day:  “Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.”                                                                 Abraham Lincoln


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

March 2019, Volume 56, Issue 6
February 2019, Volume 56, Issue 5
December 2018, Volume 56, Issue 4
November 2018, Volume 56, Issue 3
October 2018, Volume 56, Issue 2
September 2018, Volume 56, Issue 1
June 2018, Volume 55, Issue 9
May 2018, Volume 55, Issue 8
April 2018 Volume 55, Issue 7
Updated: 24 February 2019


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