Holy Family Altar Society hosts meeting

The Holy Family Altar Society meeting was called to order by Melicent Bryarly, president, who led the opening prayer. She thanked the hostesses for a delicious meal and beautiful decorations. The April hostesses were Ann Brown, Grace Brown, Elaine Motal, Barbara Parkan, Angie Smith and Peggy Vincent.

President Bryarly thanked all the ladies who helped to decorate the church for Easter. They were Jo Chanek, Mary Jeansonne, Jackie Slusher, Gail Janecka and Gladys Vrazel.

Kay Bluntzer reported that the first Communion reception April 7 was beautiful and thanked everyone who helped. The graduation brunch will be May 19 headed by Lisa Kristynik and Margaret Svetlik. Betty Frederick reported that 10 quilts were ready for the May 6 church festival. The May crowning of the Blessed Mother will be May 1 at the 6 p.m. Mass. Jo Chanek reported that the CCD children will do the crowning and present flowers to Mary. Betty Migura reported that the next bake sale will be June 15-16, which is Father's Day weekend.

The new slate of officers for 2013-14 were announced. They are Jackie Slusher, president; Jennifer Filla, first vice-president; Sue Schaefer, second vice-president; Ann Korinek, recording secretary; Pauline Knowlan, corresponding secretary; Becky Blanton, treasurer; and Patsy Huelefeld, parliamentarian. The installation banquet is May 13.

Prayer petitions were offered and door prizes were given. Father Bob led the closing prayer.