Polish Easter Basket Blessing – Swieconka 2018

We would like to invite you to the Polish Easter Basket Blessing /  Swieconka on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 2:00pm   at Our Lady of Holy Spirit Center in the Main Holy Rosary Chapel (5440 Moeller Ave, Norwood, OH 45212).

After the service please to join us for the reception at 3:00PM in the Father Smith Hall. If you wish, please bring a dessert or appetizer to share with the community at the reception! Club will provide hot and cold drinks to accompany the deserts and appetizer shared by the guest. During the reception we will have Egg Hunt for out littlest ones. This event is free to attend and open to all who wish to participate. After the baskets are blessed, there will be a collection and your generosity will be greatly appreciated. They will allow us to cover the cost of Swieconka mass service and  the reception hall.

This year at our Easter celebration we will also run our PASGC elections. Voting ballots will be available at the welcome station to cast the vote. You have to be registered member to vote.

Call for Volunteers 

This event is made possible thanks to the volunteers from our community. Please take a moment  to review help needed and simply send email to this address board@pasgc.org if you can help with with any of the items.

  1. Folk costumes and Procession. We would love for you to wear a traditional Polish outfit if you have one. You will be honored to help lead the Holly Cross Procession.
  2. Choir.  We are seeking English as well as Polish singers. The more the merrier. There will be a choir practice time with the organist scheduled an hour prior to the event.
  3. Egg Hunt. This is a very popular event with our youngest participants. While we will have all the eggs stuffed and ready to go, but we need at least 2 volunteers to help the Easter Bunny hide the eggs.
  4. General assistance. Help with the welcome table, handing out event program, collect donations, managing the drink station and making and sure our desert and appetizer buffet is attended. This category will also include initial setup and clean up afterwards.

All your effort would be greatly appreciated by all. If you want to help but not sure where let us know and we will find the perfect spot for you!

Hope to see you at Swieconka!

If you cannot attend, but wish to support this beautiful tradition please visit this page.

See pictures from our Swieconka from last year

Please reach out to us via email: board@pasgc.org with any questions.