Parish announcements this week

Christ is in our midst!

This week vigil light is offered to God’s glory by Vasyl Ivantsiv memory of Dmytro.

CONGRATULATIONS to Mr. and Mrs. Igor Nakonechnyi on the birth of their daughter. May she grow in health and happiness and may she have God’s blessings all of her life.

65th ANNUAL HOLY DORMITION PILGRIMAGE will be held on August 10-11 at the motherhouse of the Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate in Sloatsburg. This year’s theme is “Responding with the heart as did Mary and Josaphata”. The Sisters invite all our parishioners to attend! For information call: 845-753-2840 or www.ssmi-us.org

Zenon Luciw fell asleep in the Lord. His Funeral Liturgy was offered this past Thursday. Please remember him in your prayers. Eternal Memory!

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.

STAMFORD CHARITIES APPEAL

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.

The UNWLA New England Region invites everyone to a picnic on July 28th at 12:00 in Southford Falls State Park, Southbury, CT. Food, a short program, games and activities foe children will be offered. A donation of $10.00 is requested and admission for children is free. Please bring your own chairs. The event is in a pavilion and tables are available. Everyone is invited! For further information call Hanya Salemme at 203-934-6520.

The newly formed Facilities Maintenance Team of St. Michael’s schedules of work sessions for the entire year so that plans can be developed for doing all the projects and arrangements made for the purchase of required supplies and equipment. The usual time frame for the work sessions will run from 6:30 to about 9:30 p.m. All parishioners are invited to be a part of the team. Call Fr. Iura with your contact information.

Awakenings —Adult Faith Formation: “The man called his wife Eve, because she became the mother of all the living.) (Gn 3: 20)