Parish announcements this week

Christ is in our midst!

WELCOME NEW PARISHIONERS! New parishioners are always welcomed in our parish. If someone wants to register with our parish please contact Father Iura Godenciuc at 203-865-0388 or our financial secretary Natalia Chermak.

VIGIL LIGHT: This week vigil light is offered to the glory of God by Christopher Komondy in memory of the deceased members of his family.

AFTER DIVINE LITURGY: Dear parishioners and guests, after each Divine Liturgy, coffee and hard rolls are available in the church hall.

SPECIAL SHARE IN THE EUCHARIST: You are invited to offer a donation for a week, month, or year the bread and wine that will become the Body and Blood of our Lord. The requested donation for one week is $20.00. Donors/Intentions will be listed. Mary’s lamp also available for offering. $10.00 a week.

We have frozen pyrohy for sale while supplies last. More information can be read here: http://stmichaelukrainian.org/pierogies/

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS: The Knights of Columbus Blessed Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Ukrainian Council will hold its next regular meeting TOMORROW, Monday, July 9, at 7:00 p.m. in the church hall. All men of the parish are invited to attend.

St. Gianna Center needs your help! The Center which assists at-risk pregnant women need diapers sized 3, 4, 5. Your donation would be greatly appreciated. A box is left at the front door of the church.

PARISH HALL BAZAAR: The Knights of Columbus will sponsoring a Parish Bazaar/tag sale scheduled for the weekend of August 25-26. This two-day event will enable parishioners to sell off their un-needed, surplus belongings. Parishioners have several choices as how to do this. 1) Rent a table for the weekend for $20.00, sell whatever you want for what you want. 2) Donate the items. The Knights of Columbus members will sell the items. Larger items will be considered for consignment. The Knight of Columbus will run the kitchen and sell food. A simple lunch menu will be provided. Reservations for the table rental can be made by placing a reservation note into the collection basket at Divine Liturgy. Checks should be made out to the Knights of Columbus. Please address any questions to Andy Bamber.  

STAMFORD CHARITIES APPEAL
In the church vestibule are arranged the forms for the 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 Diocese of Stamford. Please DO NOT MAIL this form to the Chancery Office. We sincerely ask all parishioners to make generous contributions. Thank you for your generosity and may God reward you!

Parish announcements this week

Christ is in our midst!

WELCOME NEW PARISHIONERS! New parishioners are always welcomed in our parish. If someone wants to register with our parish please contact Father Iura Godenciuc at 203-865-0388 or our financial secretary Natalia Chermak.

VIGIL LIGHT: This week vigil light is offered to the glory of God by Christopher Komondy in memory of the deceased members of his family.

AFTER DIVINE LITURGY: Dear parishioners and guests, after each Divine Liturgy, coffee and hard rolls are available in the church hall.

SPECIAL SHARE IN THE EUCHARIST: You are invited to offer a donation for a week, month, or year the bread and wine that will become the Body and Blood of our Lord. The requested donation for one week is $20.00. Donors/Intentions will be listed. Mary’s lamp also available for offering. $10.00 a week.

We have frozen pyrohy for sale while supplies last. More information can be read here: http://stmichaelukrainian.org/pierogies/

PARISH HALL BAZAAR: The Knights of Columbus will sponsoring a Parish Bazaar/tag sale scheduled for the weekend of August 25-26. This two-day event will enable parishioners to sell off their un-needed, surplus belongings. Parishioners have several choices as how to do this. 1) Rent a table for the weekend for $20.00, sell whatever you want for what you want. 2) Donate the items. The Knights of Columbus members will sell the items. Larger items will be considered for consignment. The Knight of Columbus will run the kitchen and sell food. A simple lunch menu will be provided. Reservations for the table rental can be made by placing a reservation note into the collection basket at Divine Liturgy. Checks should be made out to the Knights of Columbus. Please address any questions to Andy Bamber.  

STAMFORD CHARITIES APPEAL
In the church vestibule are arranged the forms for the 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 Diocese of Stamford. Please DO NOT MAIL this form to the Chancery Office. We sincerely ask all parishioners to make generous contributions. Thank you for your generosity and may God reward you!

SISTERS SERVANTS OF MARY IMMACULATE invites you to the 64th Holy Dormition Pilgrimage on August 11-12. Theme “MARY, OUR MODEL OF PRAYER: Do Whatever He Tells You,” with His Beatitude Patriarch SVIATOSLAV (Shevchuk) and bishops of the Ukrainian and Byzantine (Ruthenian) Catholic Churches in the United States. Our special guests will be: His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York and Sister Sofija Lebedowicz, SSMI, Superior General.

Divine Liturgy for the coming week

Glory to Jesus Christ!

Sunday, 6/24/18 5th Sunday after Pentecost —The Nativity of the Honorable and Glorious Prophet John, Forerunner and Baptist of Christ

9:00 a.m. For the people of the parish —Moleben to Jesus Christ
10:30 a.m. God’s blessing and heath for Irene Hladkyj requested by the Family —Moleben to Jesus Christ

Epistle: Romans 10:1:10
Gospel: Matthew 8:28-9:1, Tone 4

Monday, 6/25/18 —The Holy Venerable-Martyr Febronia

Tuesday, 6/26/18 —Our Venerable Father David of Thessalonica

9:00 a.m. +Angelina Fidek (40 days, Pan.) requested by Roman and Oksana Markovych

Wednesday, 6/27/18 —Our Venerable Father Samson, Host of Strangers AND Commemoration of Bishop Nykolai (Nicholas) Charnecky and the Twenty-Seven Other New Blesseds of the Church of Rus`-Ukraine Beatified in 2001

Thursday, 6/28/18 —The Transfer of the Relics of the Holy Unmercenaries Cyrus and John

Friday, 6/29/18 —The Holy, Glorious, All-Praiseworthy and Chief Apostles Peter and Paul

9:00 a.m. (Liturgy in Ukrainian) God’s blessing and health for Ciprian
7:00 p.m. (Liturgy in English) For people of the parish

Saturday, 6/30/18 —The Synaxis of the Holy, Glorious and All-Praiseworthy Twelve Apostles

Sunday, 7/01/18 6th Sunday after Pentecost —The Holy Unmercenaries and Wonderworkers Cosmas and Damian

9:00 a.m. +Rosemary & Michael Waselik requested by the Family
10:30 a.m. For the people of the parish

Epistle: Romans 12:6-14
Gospel: Matthew 9:1-8, Tone 5

Asleep in the Lord of Mrs. Yaroslava Gudziak

Sad news of the falling asleep in the Lord of Mrs. Yaroslava Gudziak, mother of Bishop Borys Gudziak of France and countries of Benelux.

Mrs. Yaroslava Gudziak on died on Tuesday, June 12, late evening.

Parastas services was held on Thursday, June 14, Camillus, NY; the Funeral Divine Liturgy was at 4PM at St. John the Baptist Church in Syracuse. Internment took place on Saturday, June 16, at St. Andrew’s Ukrainian Cemetery in South Bound Brook, NJ.

A memorial in Ukrainian can be read here.

St Michael the Archangel Church extends their most heartfelt sympathies to the family especially Bishop Borys and prayers for the blessed repose of Mrs. Yaroslava Gudziak. May she rest in peace! Vichnaya Pamiat’!

Parish announcements this week

Christ is in our midst!

WELCOME NEW PARISHIONERS! New parishioners are always welcomed in our parish. If someone wants to register with our parish please contact Father Iura Godenciuc at 203-865-0388 or our financial secretary Natalia Chermak .

VIGIL LIGHT: This week vigil light is offered to the glory of God by Margaret and Stuart Maybury in memory of +Michael Kurylo.

AFTER DIVINE LITURGY: Dear parishioners and guests, after each Divine Liturgy, coffee and hard rolls are available in the church hall.

SPECIAL SHARE IN THE EUCHARIST: You are invited to offer a donation for a week, month, or year the bread and wine that will become the Body and Blood of our Lord. The requested donation for one week is $20.00. Donors/Intentions will be listed.

Mary’s lamp also available for offering. $10.00 a week.

STAMFORD CHARITIES APPEAL

In the church vestibule are arranged the forms for the 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 Diocese of Stamford. Please DO NOT MAIL this form to the Chancery Office. We sincerely ask all parishioners to make generous contributions. Thank you for your generosity and may God reward you!

SISTERS SERVANTS OF MARY IMMACULATE invites you to the 64th Holy Dormition Pilgrimage on August 11-12. Theme “MARY, OUR MODEL OF PRAYER: Do Whatever He Tells You,” with His Beatitude Patriarch SVIATOSLAV (Shevchuk) and bishops of the Ukrainian and Byzantine (Ruthenian) Catholic Churches in the United States. Our special guests will be: His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York and Sister Sofija Lebedowicz, SSMI, Superior General.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS: The Knights of Columbus Blessed Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Ukrainian Council will hold its next regular meeting on Monday, July 2, at 7:00 p.m. in the church hall. All men of the parish are invited to attend.

SUMA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION: 555 George St., New Haven, CT.  Business hours: Tuesday, 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Phone 203-785-8805; fax: 203-785-8677.

Parish announcements for this week

Christ is in our midst!

WELCOME NEW PARISHIONERS! New parishioners are always welcomed in our parish. If someone wants to register with our parish please contact Father Iura Godenciuc at 203-865-0388 or our financial secretary Natalia Chermak.

AFTER DIVINE LITURGY: Dear parishioners and guests, after each Divine Liturgy, coffee and hard rolls are available in the church hall.

VIGIL LIGHT: This week vigil light is offered to the glory of God by Margaret and Stuart Maybury in memory of +Eugenia Bronner.

STAMFORD CHARITIES APPEAL

In the church vestibule are arranged the forms for the 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 Diocese of Stamford. Please DO NOT MAIL THIS FORM TO THE CHANCERY OFFICE. We sincerely ask all parishioners to make generous contributions. Thank you for your generosity and may God reward you!

SISTERS SERVANTS OF MARY IMMACULATE invites you to the 64th Holy Dormition Pilgrimage on August 11-12. Theme “MARY, OUR MODEL OF PRAYER: Do Whatever He Tells You,” with His Beatitude Patriarch SVIATOSLAV (Shevchuk) and bishops of the Ukrainian and Byzantine (Ruthenian) Catholic Churches in the United States. Our special guests will be: His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York and Sister Sofija Lebedowicz, SSMI , Superior General.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS: The knights of Columbus Blessed Metropolitan Andrey Sheptysky Ukrainian Council will hold its next regular meeting on Monday, June 11, at 7:00 p.m. in the Holy Name Room (church hall). All men of the parish are invited to attend.

Our next Pyrohy Project Saturday will be June 16. Please place an order, and come and help. We have great fun. Let others know about our delicious Pyrohy. Call your order in by Tuesday: Larissa Swartwout 203-248-9767; Anna Smigelski 860-302-2176; Anya Rohmer-Hanson 475-655-2141. You may also email your Pyrohy (pierogi) order: orderpyrohynh@gmail.com Please include your name, phone number and quantity of Pyrohy.

We have frozen Pyrohy for sale while supplies last. More information can be read here: http://stmichaelukrainian.org/pierogies/

FOOD FOR SALE: KOVBASA: The Knights of Columbus Parish Council have fresh ¾ Kovbasa with 1 + (one) pound of fresh cooked cabbage with a vegetable mix. A good meal for two people. Also just vegetable for $7.00. The meals cost $10.00. Please preorder to ensure that we make enough for everyone. Please call 203-789-9554 only and leave a message with your order.

Parish announcements this week

Christ is our midst!

WELCOME NEW PARISHIONERS! New parishioners are always welcomed in our parish. If someone wants to register with our parish please contact Father Iura Godenciuc at (203) 865-0388 or our financial secretary Natalia Chermak.

AFTER DIVINE LITURGY: Dear parishioners and guests, after each Divine Liturgy, coffee and hard rolls are available in the church hall.

VIGIL LIGHT: This week vigil light is offered to God by Margaret and Stuart Maybury in memory of +Helen Brezicki.

Rectory office will be closed from Monday June 4th to Thursday June 7th. Father Iura Godenciuc will be away for Clergy Days.

SISTERS SERVANTS OF MARY IMMACULATE invite you to THE 64th HOLY DORMITION PILGRIMAGE on August 11-12, 2018 . Theme “MARY, OUR MODEL OF PRAYER” “Do Whatever He Tells You”, with His BEATITUDE PATRIARCH SVIATOSLAV SHEVCHUK and bishops of the Ukrainian and Byzantine (Ruthenian) Catholic Churches in the United States. 

SPECIAL GUESTS: His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York, Sr. Sofija Lebedowicz, SSMI , Superior General.

Our next Pyrohy Project Saturday will be June 16. Please place an order, and come and help. We have great fun. Let others know about our delicious Pyrohy.  Call your order in by Tuesday: Larissa Swartwout 203-248-9767; Anna Smigelski 860-302-2176; Anya Rohmer-Hanson 475-655-2141. You may also email your Pyrohy (pierogi) order: orderpyrohynh@gmail.com Please include your name, phone number and quantity of Pyrohy.

We have frozen Pyrohy for sale while supplies last. More information can be read here: http://stmichaelukrainian.org/pierogies/

KOVBASA: The Knights of Columbus Parish Council have fresh ¾ kovbasa with 1 + (one) pound of fresh cooked cabbage with a vegetable mix. A good meal for two people. Also just vegetable for $7.00. The meals cost $10.00. Please pre-order to ensure that we make enough for everyone. Please call 203-789-9554 only and leave a message with your order.   

NIGHTS OF COLUMBUS: The Knights of Columbus Blessed Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Ukrainian Council will hold its next regular meeting on Monday, June 4, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Church Hall. All men of parish are invited to attend to see what the Knights are all about and what they do and what you can do with them for your parish.

Milan Lach as Bishop of Parma Ruthenians

Pope names Bishop Milan Lach, SJ, as the Bishop of Ruthenian Eparchy of Parma

WASHINGTON—Pope Francis has appointed as Bishop of the Ruthenian Eparchy of Parma, the Most Reverend Milan Lach, SJ, who up until now served as apostolic administrator of the Eparchy.

The Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Parma is the Catholic eparchy governing most Ruthenian Catholics in the mid-western United States. It is headquartered in Parma, Ohio.

The appointment was publicized in Washington, DC, June 1, 2018 by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States.

Bishop Lach, 44, was born in Kežmarok, Slovakia in 1973. In 1992, he was admitted to the Greek-catholic seminary in Prešov and in 1995 entered the novitiate of the Society of Jesus in Trnava, Slovakia. He continued his studies at Trnava University and also studied at the Pontifical Oriental Institute in Rome, where he obtained a master’s degree from the Eastern Church Sciences and later, a doctorate degree. In 2009, he began working at the Center of Spirituality East – West of Michal Lacko in Košice, Slovakia.

He was ordained a deacon of the Society of Jesus on November 11, 2000 and was ordained a priest on July 1, 2001. He was appointed auxiliary bishop of Prešov and titular bishop of Ostracine on April 19, 2013. He was ordained as auxiliary bishop of Prešov and titular bishop of Ostracine, June 1, 2013. On June 24, 2017, Pope Francis named Bishop Lach as apostolic administrator of the sede vacante (vacant see) of the Epharcy of Parma for the Ruthenians.

The Eparchy of Parma for the Ruthenians was erected February 21, 1969. Currently, the Eparchy of Parma encompasses the geographical area of Ohio (except the eastern border counties), Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Missouri, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota. Byzantine Catholics living in those states are members of the local Church of Parma.

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Parish announcements this week

Christ is risen!

WELCOME NEW PARISHIONERS! New parishioners are always welcomed in our parish. If someone wants to register with our parish please contact Father Iura Godenciuc at (203) 865-0388 or our financial secretary Natalia Chermak.

VIGIL LIGHT: This week vigil light is offered to God’s glory by Dionizia Brochinsky in memory of +Evdokia Palazij.

AFTER DIVINE LITURGY: Dear parishioners and guests, after each Divine Liturgy, coffee and hard rolls are available in the church hall.

Our next Pyrohy Project Saturday will be June 16. Please place an order, and come and help. We have great fun. Let others know about our delicious Pyrohy. Call your order in by Tuesday: Larissa Swartwout 203-248-9767; Anna Smigelski 860-302-2176; Anya Rohmer-Hanson 475-655-2141. You may also email your Pyrohy (pierogi) order: orderpyrohynh@gmail.com Please include your name, phone number and quantity of Pyrohy.

Ostap Volovymyrovych Yednak unaffiliated member of Parliament (Verkhovna Rada) invites you to an open discussion on current events in Ukraine. Mr. Yednak’s bilingual presentation will be held on Sunday May 27 at 12:00 noon in our church hall.

Revived Soldiers Ukraine presents Charitable concert on June 2, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. Place: Ukrainian Catholic Seminary 195 Glenbrook Rd., Stamford, CT 06902. Special Guest: Oksana Mukha. All funds collected will go to support Ukrainian wounded serviceman medical needs. Tickets $30.00 at the door or on website:wwwrsukarine.org/events. Coffee and pastry will be provided.

We have frozen Pyrohy for sale while supplies last. More information can be read here: http://stmichaelukrainian.org/pierogies/

KOVBASA: The Knights of Columbus Parish Council have Fresh ¾ kovbasa with 1 + (one) pound of fresh cooked cabbage with a vegetable mix. A good meal for two people. Also just vegetable for $7.00. The meals will cost $10.00. Please pre-order to ensure that we make enough for everyone. Please call 203-789-9554 only and leave a message with your order.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS: The Knights of Columbus Blessed Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Ukrainian Council will hold its next regular meeting on Monday, June 4, at 7:00 p.m. in the church hall. All men of parish are invited to attend to see what the Knights are all about and what they do and what you can do with them for your parish.

PANAKHYDA AT THE GRAVESITES: The Panakhyda Service at the Gravesites will take place on Sunday May 20 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Lawrence Cemetery. Please call the rectory to make appointments.

Peter Struk fell asleep in the Lord

Peter Struk, 94, of North Haven, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at the MidState Medical Center, Meriden with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of 70 years to Melanie Horn Struk. Peter was born on June 3, 1923 in Brzezany, Village of Litiatyn, Region of Galizien, Ukraine and was the son of the late Jacob and Chyma Slywka Struk. Peter was a member of the Carpenters Union Local #79, and worked as an installation technician for Atlantic Floor Covering in New Haven until his retirement. He was an avid gardener and a member of St. Michael’s Ukrainian Church for many years. Father of Peter H. (Victoria) Struk and the late Anna E. Struk. Grandfather of Peter A. and Sarah Struk.

Funeral services will be conducted in the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Saturday morning at 10:30 a.m. with Father Iura Godenciuc. Family and friends may call from 9:00 a.m. until time of service. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery.

Prayers for God’s mercy on Peter and his eternal memory.