Parish announcements this week

Christ is risen!

Blessed Holy Pentecost!

Fell Asleep in the Lord  — Jerry Luciw and Christoforo Schiano. Please remember them in your prayers. Eternal Memory!

This week the vigil light is offered to God’s glory by Chris Komondy in memory of all deceased members of the Komondy family.

The rectory office will be closed from Monday, June 10 until June 13. Fr. Iura Godenciuc will be away for clergy days.

On June 23rd there will be only one (1) Divine Liturgy at 10:30 a.m. in English and Ukrainian.

Helping the poor – a work of charity: The Director of the St. Vincent DePaul Homeless Shelter in Waterbury wrote to us requesting assistance in collecting bath soap, tooth brushes, tooth paste, deodorant, Q-tips, men’s underwear, for the ministry to the homeless. We will have this collection for the poor through TODAY, Pentecost (June 9). These items can be put in the basket at the entrance of the church in the marked box. Paul Zalonski (of our parish) will drive the donations to the Homeless Shelter in Waterbury.

The next Sestrechi meeting will be held TODAY, Sunday, June 9 after the 9:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy. The meeting will be held in the Church Hall Classroom 1.

The Panachyda service at the gravesites will take place TODAY, June 9 at 12:30 p.m. at St. Lawrence Cemetery. For Panachyda service at other cemeteries please call the rectory 203-865-0388.

We will be making pyrohy on Saturday, June 15. We need your help because will be more orders before vacation (July and August). Please come and help also on Friday, June 14 to peel potatoes and Saturday to make pyrohy. See Walter Ushchak –Manager of the Pyrohy Project.

We have for sale frozen borscht for $5.00; cabbage and sausage (kapusta and kovbasa) for $10.00 and pyrohy (varenyky) in 2 dozen packages for $14.00. You can buy pyrohy after each Divine Liturgy or during the week if you call the rectory.


REMINDER: Please don’t forget to donate for Charities Appeal. The forms are designed for each family of our parish. Attached to the form is an envelope into which you can place your contribution. The form along with your contribution, we ask you enclose in the envelope and place it in the collection basket during church services. Please make check payable to the Byzantine Rite Eparchy of Stamford. DO NOT MAIL THIS FORM TO THE CHANCERY OFFICE. We sincerely ask all parishioners to make generous contributions.