Funny five featured in “Forum” farce

Five parish school graduates have roles in the musical, "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" with the St. Joseph High School Theatre Company. This classic comedy is a hilarious farce set in ancient Rome.

The actors are: all three Castro sisters! – Rebecca, Jessica, and Marisa; Jacqueline Somogyi, and Alexander Mosko, who plays the lead character, Pseudolus. Alas, this is the last time to see parishioners Rebecca and Alexander in a high school production!

Evening performances are: March 27, 28, 29 and April 3, 4, and 5 at 7:30 PM. Sunday matinee's are March 30 and April 6 at 3 PM. The St. Joseph Theatre is behind the main school building at 145 Plainfield Ave., Metuchen, NJ. Tickets are available at the door.

Please support our talented parish and school youth!…

News about Parish and School Youth

Besides featuring parish events and announcements, the "News" section of the parish website will feature achievements of our parish and school youth.

If you know of a youth's achievement, such as: making the Dean's list, a sports honor, performances, acceptance into societies, teams, or groups, founding a business, military service, community service, ethnic activities, or high school or college graduation, please send the name, achievement, and a bit of background to the rectory e mail.

Assumption Parish aims to support our youth; which after all, is our future!…

St. Anne’s Gift Auction this Sunday

The annual Gift Auction sponsored by St. Anne's Society will be held on Sunday, March 9. Doors open at 12:00 noon and the Auction starts at 2:00 p.m. There will be lots of gift baskets, super and grand prizes. The Wii system is a featured prize! Coffee and cake provided. Kitchen will be open for lunch. Donation is $5.00.…

Lenten Fish Dinner served this Saturday

The Holy Name Society will have its annual Lenten Fish Dinner featuring broiled fish, pyrohy, borscht, balchicki, haluski, beverages, and dessert on the new date – Saturday, March 1 from 4 to 7 PM.

Price is $9.00 for adults and $2.00 for children.

Purchase tickets from any member or at the door.…

100-year Jubilee Book – Family Pages soon available

Family Pages in the 100-year Jubilee Parish History Book will soon be offered to parishioners. Family Pages were done for our tremendously successful 75-year Jubilee book. Those that did a page are grateful now. Those that did not, wish they had!

Fellow parishioners, this is literally a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to have your family featured in the 100-year Jubilee parish history book. A book like this will not be done again for a long time.

Start planning now with your relatives and dig up some old photos. Please inform any former parishioners that have moved away.

More Family Page information is in a flyer in the vestibule. Printable Example (PDF). …

Senior’s sponsor a special speaker

The Ukrainian Senior Citizens are sponsoring a 100-year Jubilee brunch with a special guest speaker. It will be held on Thursday, March 13, 2008 at 11:30 AM in the church hall. The program, “Preparation for Lent” will be by Fr. William Rakowicz from Loyola House of Retreats, Morristown, NJ. Confessions also will be available.

There is no charge, but please call Eleanor at 732-802-0863, or Joan, 732-826-4875 beforehand.

All parishioners are welcome. Please join us!…

Choir “Boyan” offers Christmas CD

Our parish Choir "Boyan" is offering a CD featuring seventeen classic Ukrainian Christmas carols. This rare Choir "Boyan"recording, performed with the St. Vladimir choir from Elizabeth, NJ, was made in 1978 under the direction of Professor Lewycky.

CD's are available at Coffee Hour or from a choir member. Price is only $6 each.

Put them aside for next Christmas; which is only ten months away!…

Really rousing reunion

L-R – Tommy '71, Sharon, Sr. Yosaphata,
Glenys '71
"We didn't have these when we were here."

Our parish school held an all-years reunion on February 2. Students were able to walk around the school building to see their old classrooms and former teachers – and to see improvements; like the science lab and library.

After all these years, the school still looks like it's brand new!

Sister Yosaphata was honored for her 45 years of continuous service. Now that's dedication.…