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St. Emeric Marks Rededication Day

By Frank Stewart
Cleveland Press, Nov 19 1960

Auxiliary Bishop John J. Krol, who is returning from Rome, is scheduled to be the celebrant of a mass of thanksgiving tomorrow morning at 10 in St. Emeric Church, 1904 W. 22d St.

The occasion will mark rededication after the completion after the completion of a program of remodeling and repair on the building. The bishop will be assisted by Rev. Fr. John B. Mundweil, who has served as pastor since 1943, along with priests from nearby parishes.

Following the mass, Zoltan Roszsnyay, conductor of the Philharmonia Hungaria and a Freedom Fighter, will present a short organ recital.

There will be a dinner in honor of the clergy in the parish hall after the mass.

Father Mundweil said sidewalls of the church were strengthened by the construction of new supporting pillars and roof beams were reinforced with steel.

The priest reported the interior of the church was repainted, pews refinished and new carpeting placed in the sanctuary.