Parish announcements this week

Christ is in our midst!

The Vigil Light is offered to God’s greater glory by Olga Pospolita for God’s blessing and health for Stefan and Kerin.

The All Souls’ Saturdays (Sorokousty) will be celebrated on March 16th, March 23rd, March 30th , June 8th. Please take a book found in the entrance of the church, fill it out, place it in envelope, and drop it in the collection basket. Please join us in prayer for the souls of beloved dead.

The Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts will be celebrated on Wednesday, March 13 at 7:00 p.m. Please come and join in this beautiful tradition of our Church.

THANK YOU to the Ukrainian American Veterans, Post 33, for escorting Ukrainian Minister of Veterans Affairs, Iryna Friz, from Washington D.C. to her various destinations here in Connecticut and for hosting the Luncheon/Reception in her honor. Also thank you to all the people who worked to ensure the luncheon was a success. Together we all made this a “Super Special Event.” ~ Father Iura

Sestrechi will have their next meeting TODAY in Classroom 1 after the 9:00 Divine Liturgy.

The Parish Council will meet tomorrow, Monday, March 11, at 6:00 p.m. in the Holy Name Room. All council members, organization representatives and interested parishioners are invited.

The next meeting of the Knights of Columbus Blessed Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Ukrainian Council will be held tomorrow, Monday, March 11, at 7:00 p.m. in the Holy Name Room. All men of the parish are invited to attend.

Ukrainian American Veterans will have their next meeting of Post 33 on March 17 in Classroom 2 after the 10:30 Divine Liturgy.

We have for sale borcsht, chicken cutlets, pork stew and cabbage with sausage. You can buy them in the church hall after each Divine Liturgy.

Our Sviachene —the traditional Easter parish dinner will be held on Sunday, May 5, following the Divine Liturgy. We will celebrate only one (1) 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 bring them to our church hall on Sundays before our “Sviachene” or on Sunday, May 5. Also we ask you to donate cakes for desert. We trust that all parishioners will join this parish gathering and through their presence attest to cherishing in our hearts a love for one another which builds our Parish Family.