Blessed Mary Angela Rosary Society met on Monday, March 4 at St. Hedwig's Social Center. Pastor Matthew Nycz installed the 2013 officers. The president is Martha Bialaszewski; vice president is Rita Cieslewicz; secretary is Carole Schiller; treasurer is Lucille Bartkowski. Phyllis Mucha and Loretta Szalkowski are auditors for the year.
The officers and Pat Kokocinski led members in the recitation of the Rosary and prayers for ill and deceased members.
The secretary read minutes from the February meeting and the treasurer gave the financial report. Both were accepted by all.
From left: Lucille Bartkowski, Carole Schiller, Rita Cieslewicz, Martha Bialaszewski and Pastor Matthew Nycz.
A celebration of birthdays took place for Bartkowski, Stella Michalak and Joan Zielinski.
The attendance prize was won by Florence Marut.
A monetary donation was given to Catholic Charities of the Buffalo Diocese.
Notice was made that Jane Szukala is now a resident in room 44 at WCA Home in Fredonia.
Each member was given tickets for a May drawing card raffle. Returns can be made at the April meeting on Monday, April 8 at 7 p.m. in St. Hyacinth's Lyceum.
The closing prayer was read by Gerry Szukala.
St. Patrick's Day cookies and cakes were served by Elaine Kaus, Nathalie Kolasa, Pat Halas, Betty Kern and Helen Deszcz.
A raffle was held and Sandra Tapasto called Bingo during a social hour.
The refreshment committee for April will be Phyllis Mucha, chairperson; Sophia Kubasik; Dorothy Kornacki; Alvina Monahan; and Marilyn Nalepa.