2018 Meeting of the United Hungarian Societies

Our 2018 biennial meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 @ St. Emeric’s.  Registration will be @ 6:30 pm and the meeting will beginning @ 7.  Should we run into inclement weather that day, we will hold the meeting a week later – Wednesday, Feb. 7th.  Please mark your calendars accordingly.   Thank you.

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Marcius 15 commemoration

The red, white and green banners, the warm hospitality and the friendliness of those inside more than made up for the dreary, rainy weather outside.  This was the setting of the Marcius 15 commemoration which was held on Sunday, March 13 at the First Hungarian Reformed Church on Alexander Road.   Krasnai Rachel, a young […]

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The Biennial Electoral meeting of the United Hungarian Societies

Dear All – The Biennial Electoral meeting of the United Hungarian Societies took place in a “spring-like” climate – both indoors and outdoors.  The 14 organization members, including our newest Bethany Baptist Church represented by Veres Sandor and interim pastor Rev. Kulcsar Sandor, listened to the reports from the officers and elected a new board […]

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Saint Stephen, First King of Hungary

Stephen I, also called Saint Stephen, was the first King of Hungary from 1000 until his death in 1038.  In Hungarian, he is known as Szent Istvan Kiraly.  His original name was Vajk, born in c.970 in Esztergom, Hungary.   He is considered to be the founder of the Hungarian state and one of the most […]

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Father’s Day

I count myself as a fortunate son. Some children are raised without a father. Others grow up with fathers who are deeply flawed either by abusiveness, addictions or temperaments that hurt their children, sometimes for a lifetime. At age 8 or 9, playing in the backyard, I recall that it suddenly occurred to me, and […]

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Easter in Hungary

There are a lot of interesting folk customs still alive all over Hungary. Many of them are connected with religious holidays, while others have older origins, from early, sometimes from prehistoric years. The two, most known customs of Easter are the “sprinkling” and the egg-painting. Both are very common in both urban and rural areas, […]

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