Christ is among us!
AFTER DIVINE LITURGY: Dear parishioners and guests, after each Divine Liturgy, coffee and hard rolls are available in the church hall.
VIGIL LIGHT: This week vigil light is offered to God’s glory by Vasyl and Nadia Ivantsiv in memory of +Anna, Volodymyr, Tymofij.
PYROHY PROJECT: We will be making PYROHY on Saturday, March 24th 2018. Be sure to call your order in… (http://stmichaelukrainian.org/pierogies/) We need your help to peel potatoes on Friday March 23rd and Saturday, March 24th to make Pierogies (Varenyky). Please come and help. See Walter Ushchak for more information.
SCHEDULE FOR GREAT WEEK AND PASCHA
Holy Thursday, March 29: 7:00 p.m. Matins — Proclamation of the Passion Gospels
Good Friday, March 30: 4:00 p.m. Vespers and Veneration of the Holy Shroud —Plashchanytsya
Holy Saturday, March 31: 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Blessing of Easter Foods; 6:00 p.m. Prayer at the Tomb and Paschal Matins
Pascha, April 1: 10:30 a.m. Divine Liturgy in English and Ukrainian.
PARISH MISSION: Mission in our parish will be on Sunday, March 18th and March 25th. Father Albert Forlano will be giving Mission in our parish. Father Albert is going to be in confessional half an hour before AND during both Divine Liturgies. For confession in Ukrainian language Father Stepan Yanovski will be in confessional each Sunday during Lent.
EASTER EGG HUNT: 15th Annual Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by Ukrainian National Association Branch 414-New Haven, will be held on Sunday, March 25th at 12:00 noon on St. Michael’s Ukrainian Catholic Church grounds, 569 George Street, New Haven CT. Free –Open to young members of the UNA Ridna Shkola students and New Haven Area Ukrainian youth. For more information contact: Gloria Horbaty 203-269-5909. Participants: Please bring basket for collecting eggs.
SVIACHENE: The traditional Easter parish “SVIACHENE” will be held on April 15, 2018. On that day we will have only ONE Divine Liturgy at 10:30 a.m. We will be running a raffle. If you would like to donate any items to be raffled please give it to Anya Hanson. We ask you to donate cakes for desert. Tickets are available through Luba Dubno. Tickets: adults – $20, youth between 12 to 16 – $10, under 12 and altar boys and Ridna Shkola students free.
Christ Our Pascha, the Catechism of the Ukrainian Catholic Church, is now available online in English, http://catechism.royaldoors.net
St. Basil Seminary invites young men ages 14 -and-up to an Open House that will be held on April 21st, 2018. The theme of this seminary is “COME and SEE” for those who may be interested in serving Christ and the Church as a priest. For more information see the flyers at the entrance or call the rectory 203-865-0388.