Parish announcements this week

Christ is in our midst!

WELCOME NEW PARISHIONERS! New parishioners are always welcomed in our parish. If someone wants to register with our parish please contact Father Iura Godenciuc at (203) 865-0388 or our financial secretary Natalia Chermak.

DIVINE LITURGY: Dear parishioners and guests, after each Divine Liturgy, coffee and hard rolls are available in the church hall.

PASTOR’S ABSENCE: During my vacation, if you need a priest you may call: Fr. Stepan Yanovsky (203) 468-6457, or Fr. Ivan Mazuryk (203) 367-5054. From September 8, Fr. Volodymyr Piso can be reached at the rectory office (203) 865-0938.

VIGIL LIGHT: This week’s vigil light is offered to the glory of God by Nina Baker for God’s blessing and health for Natalia Cybriwsky.

UKRAINIAN INDEPENDENCE DAY: On Sunday, August 26th, after the second Divine Liturgy, all parishioners are invited to participate in our parish ceremony celebrating the 27th Anniversary of Ukrainian Independence Day. The ceremony will be held near our statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary. May the Blessed Virgin always protect our native land!

PIEROGI TRANSPORT: Every year our Parish Pierogi Project workers make many dozens of pierogies to be donated to the annual Ukrainian Day Festival. This year, Chairman Walter Ushchak needs a volunteer who will be willing to transport all these pierogies to St. Basil Seminary in Stamford on Saturday, September 8th. If anyone is willing to do this, please contact Walter Ushchak in the church hall or at (203-444-1953). Thank you!

Luba Dubno is selling tickets for the Connecticut State Ukrainian Day Festival. Advance general admission tickets are $5 per person, age 12 and over. Tickets at the gate will be $10 per person. Please see Luba in the church hall following the Divine Liturgy.

Sestretsi members, parishioners of Saint Michael the Archangel Church as well as friends are cordially invited to attend our “Officer’s Luncheon” to be held on Sunday, September 16, after the 10:30 Divine Liturgy. Luncheon will be held at the Biagetti’s Restaurant , 77 Campbell Ave., West Haven, CT. Price $20.00 per person. Please see additional information shown in the vestibule. See Maria Sobko, Treasurer for more information.

KoC Meeting: Blessed Andrey Sheptytsky KofC Council will meet on Monday, September 10, at 7:00 p.m. in the Holy Name Room. All men of the parish are invited to attend the meeting.

STAMFORD CHARITIES APPEAL REMINDER: Please don’t forget to donate for the Charities Appeal. Please make your check payable to the BYZANTINE RITE DIOCESE OF STAMFORD. DO NOT MAIL THE FORM TO THE CHANCERY OFFICE IN STAMFORD. We sincerely ask all parishioners to make generous contributions.