Parish announcements

Christ is among us!

Dear Parishioners please close your phones during the Divine Liturgy. Your phones make our stream live difficult. Thank you!

This week vigil light is offered by Margaret and Stuart Maybury in memory of Stuart and Adeline Maybury

The Philip’s Fast began on November 15, the day after the Church commemorates the Apostle Philip on November14, and it runs for 40 days until Christmas Eve.

Every Sunday the Divine Liturgy is live-streamed on parish Facebook page at 9:00 a.m. (in English) and again at 10:30 a.m. (in Ukrainian). Facebook:

If you would like to have Confession and/or Holy Communion please call the the rectory at (203) 865-0388.

If anyone needs help such as going to the store to buy groceries, going to a doctor’s appointment or the pharmacy, or any other type of special assistance, you may contact the rectory at (203) 865-0388 and arrangements will be made to help you.

All donations and contributions must be received by Sunday, December 27th to be recorded on the annual statement for the year 2020.

Dear Parishioners: I wish to express a special thanks to all of you. Despite the restrictions placed on your attendance at Divine Liturgy and the various special Liturgical celebrations, your attendance via Facebook, your responses, your thoughts and prayers, your support for parishioners in need as well as the continued financial support that you have mailed in to the Parish is greatly appreciated. Together with the help of God we will survive this National crisis and come out of it stronger than ever spiritually and emotionally. May God bless you all, Fr. Iura Godenciuc

Dear Parishioners: Following all of the regulations, we are making stuffed cabbage (holubtsi) with mushrooms, meat and buckwheat. We are taking orders for these three items until December 9. Please call the Rectory at (203) 865-0388 and leave your order on the answering machine or send an email to We are only making enough to cover the orders, so please be sure to call or email your order. Pick it up your order on December 12. Thank you for your support in these unusual times.

The parish would like to thank Natalia Lyalka, Natalia Chermak, Nadia Ivantsiv, Svitlana Nakonecnyj, Galina Gali, Ganna Oliynyk and Christopher Komondy for cooking the stuffed cabbage, borsht and cabbage and sausage. May God bless you!

REMINDER: Please don’t forget to donate for Diocesan Charitable Fund. 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 DIOCESE OF STAMFORD. DO NOT MAIL THIS FORM TO THE CHANCERY OFFICE. We sincerely ask all parishioners to make generous contributions.