The Rosary Society will hold the annual May Crowning program to the Virgin Mary during the 9:20 liturgy on May 5 at the church, 32 East 25th Street in Bayonne. Rosarians Maria Fusiak will offer the flowered crown to the Virgin Icon and Vita Sydorenko will carry the crown on a Ukrainian pillow.
As part of the ceremony, prayer petitions will be said for those suffering a lost of a loved one, illness, and suffering from persecution. Rosarians who have been members for many years will be honored for their dedication to the society and devotion to the Virgin Mary: Helen Billack, Maria Bilyk, Maria Ciko, Anna Czupyk, Anne Humen, Genevieve Kufta, Veronica Kushnir, and Anna Wanko. Reverend Vasyl Putera will offered the liturgy for their intentions and a brunch will follow the liturgy.