Parish announcements this week

Christ is among us!

This week vigil light is offered to God by by Katia and Andrew Bamber in memory of +Orest Dubno.

Liturgy of Pre-sanctified Gifts will be celebrated on Friday, March 6 at 7:00 PM. Please come and join in this beautiful tradition of our Church.

The next meeting of Knights of Columbus Blessed Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Ukrainian Council will be held on Wednesday, March 4 at 7:00 p.m. in the Holy Name Room. All men of the parish are invited to attend.

Sestrechi will resume their monthly meetings, beginning next week on Sunday, March 8, in Classroom 1 after the 9:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy.

Pysanky Lecture on Sunday, March 15, 2 p.m. at The Knights of Columbus Museum in New Haven, Fr. Paul Luniw will present a lecture on Pysanky – Ukrainian Easter Eggs. He will explain the history of Pysanky and the process by which they are created. Come and see as he shares examples of his magnificent artwork.

Ukrainian Easter Egg Workshop (Pysanka) will be held on Sunday, March 29, in the church hall from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. It is open to youth and adults, but children must be accompanied by an adult. Bring your children and grandchildren to learn their beautiful heritage. Free to parish youth and Ridna Shkola students. Charge for class is $10.00 to others. See flyer for details or call Gloria Horbaty (203)-269-5909 for information. Sponsored by: UNWLA-Branch 108, the Heritage Center and the CT Ukrainian American Historical Society.

EPARCHIAL SOBOR 2020 will take place on March 28, at Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Stamford, 161 Glenbrook Rd., Stamford, CT. The theme for the upcoming VII Session of the Patriarchal Sobor of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church to held this summer is”Immigration/Migration, Settlements and Unity”. Each parish will send three lay parish delegates in representing parish community. For more information call rectory office.

Sorokousty will be celebrated on All Souls’ Saturdays, March 7th, March 14th, March 21st, May 30th. 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. Let us remember all our loved ones who have gone to their heavenly reward. Eternal Memory!

The Ukrainian National Association Branch 414 New Haven will hold their 17th Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, April 5, after the second Divine Liturgy on the church grounds. Young U N A members, Ridna Shkola students and New Haven area Ukrainian youth are invited to participate. For more information contact Gloria Horbaty (203)269-5909, Branch Financial Secretary.