Parish announcements for the coming 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.

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

We have frozen Pyrohy for sale while supplies last. More information can be read here: http://stmichaelukrainian.org/pierogies/

PASTOR’S ABSENCE: During my vacation, if you need a priest you may call:  Fr. Stepan Yanovsky (203) 468-0367, or Fr. Ivan Mazuryk (203) 367-5054.  From September 8, Fr. Volodymyr Piso can be reached at (315) 488-4358, (in Syracuse NY).  Blessings, Fr. Iura.

VIGIL LIGHT: this week the Vigil Light is offered by our parish in memory of all the victims of the September 11, 2001 terror attack on our country.  May their souls rest in peace. May their memory be eternal!

ASLEEP IN THE LORD:  John Chalupa fell asleep in the Lord on September 4, with his loving family by his side. Please pray for the repose of his soul. May his memory be eternal.

SESTRECHI: The regular monthly meeting will be held on TODAY, after the 9:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy. The meeting will be held today in the church hall classroom.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS: The Blessed Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Ukrainian Council will hold its next regular meeting on Monday October 1, at 7:00 p.m. in the church hall. All men of the parish are invited to attend.

St. Michael’s Day will be celebrated on November 11. On this day we will have only one (1) Divine Liturgy at 10:30 a.m. After the Divine Liturgy, we will have dinner and a short program. All parishioners are cordially invited to this celebration. Tickets are available through Miss Luba Dubno and are $25.00 for adults, $10.00 for youth between 14 – 18, free for Ridna Shkola students, altar boys  and children under 12. We will be running a raffle. If you would like to donate any items to be raffled, please bring them to our church hall on Sundays before our Feast Day. Also we ask for donations for dessert.

FILM SCREENING: On Sunday, September 23 at 1:00 p.m., the Ukrainian American Veterans will be showing the documentary film “Recovery Room” in our church hall. The film tells the story of the  impact of the current war in Ukraine and the response by Ukrainians around the world. Fliers with more information are located in the vestibule of our Church. Please take one and reserve the date for viewing this award winning film. Thank you.