Senator Richard Blumenthal to address Ukrainian Community

Senator BlumenthalSenator Richard Blumenthal will address our Ukrainian Community on Sunday, February 19th,  at 12 noon in St. Michael’s church hall in New Haven. He will provide an update on important legislation that he is sponsoring in the U.S. Senate in support of Ukraine.

The Senator will also discuss the current administration’s as well as Congress’s changing positions  on the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. All are invited to participate in the discussion.

Renewed parish kitchen

parish Kitchen DoneOur KofC Grand Knight Hank Lindgren sent this picture of the renewed parish kitchen with this note:
 
Great job by all the volunteers, almost 50% of the council helping out. Next we tackle our basement room project…
 
New Stove, Stainless steel rolling center island, two new SS tables, new utensils, new lighting and wiring, new floor, paint and more! Should be appreciated by all the kitchen help… Great Job done by all!

Parish announcements for the coming week

  1. St. Michael’s parish invites you to a Valentine’s  Day TODAY (Feb. 12) at 12:30pm. On that day we will celebrate only one Divine Liturgy at 10:30. Live music and full dinner will be served. We ask you to donate cakes for desert. Tickets are $30.00 for adults, $20.00 for students and free for children under 12 years old.
  2. The next meeting of the Ukrainian American Veterans Bishop John Stock Post 33 of New Haven will be held on Sunday, February 19. 2017. We will begin the meeting at 9:45 and end by 10:30 between the first and second Divine Liturgy’s. The meeting will be held in Classroom 2 and it will last no more than 40 minutes.
  3. SOROKOUSTY: will be offered during Lent on All Souls’ Saturdays, February 18, March 11, 18, April 1, and then in Eastertime on June 3.

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!

Note Well: The word Ukrainian word “Sorokousty” means “forty mouths” (sorok = forty; ust = mouth). Originally, this was a prayer service offered by forty mouths or by forty priests. Historically, families would honor their deceased by holding services for them in the cathedrals on the 3rd, 9th and 40th day after their death —with 40 priests celebrating the services. Today, Sorokousty is the service that honors the deceased and is offered during Lent.

4. All new announcements for upcoming events should be submitted to rectory office before Tuesday of the week prior to when the event is to be posted in the bulletin.

5. We have for sale stuffed cabbage with meat ($18 per dozen) cabbage with sausage ($6.00 per container).

6. SUMA Federal Credit Union, New Haven Branch, 555 George St., New Haven, CT.   Business hours: From October 1,2007 Tues.  3:00pm to 7:00 pm., Sat. 9:00am to 12:30 pm . Phone (203) 785-8805; Fax: (203) 785-8677.

7. A parish work of mercy headed by Judy Ellis is to feed those in need. A container is in our church vestibule for non-perishable food. This collection is taken every week. Father Iura will distribute the food. Thank you for your generosity.

8. The Knights of Columbus Blessed Andrey Sheptysky will hold its next regular meeting on Monday, March 6, 2017 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 can do for our parish.

Parish announcements this week

  1. The Knights of Columbus Blessed Andrey Sheptytsky will hold its next regular meeting on Monday, February 6, 2017 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 can do for our parish.
  2. St. Michael’s parish invites you to a Valentine’s Day lunch-dance on February 12, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. On that day we will celebrate only one Divine Liturgy at 10:30. Live music and full dinner will be served. We ask you to donate cakes for desert. Tickets are $30.00 for adults, $20.00 for students and free for children under 12 years old.
  3. The next meeting of the Ukrainian American Veterans Bishop John Stock Post 33 of New Haven will be held on Sunday, February 19, 2017. We will begin the meeting at 9:45 and end by 10:30 between the first and second Divine Liturgy’s. The meeting will be held in Classroom 2 and it will last no more than 40 minutes.
  4. SOROKOUSTY: will be offered during Lent on All Souls’ Saturdays, February 18, March 11, 18, April 1, and then in Eastertime on June 3.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!   Note Well: The word Ukrainian word “Sorokousty” means “forty mouths” (sorok = forty; ust = mouth). Originally, this was a prayer service offered by forty mouths or by forty priests. Historically, families would honor their deceased by holding services for them in the cathedrals on the 3rd, 9th and 40th day after their death —with 40 priests celebrating the services. Today, Sorokousty is the service that honors the deceased and is offered during Lent.
  5. All new announcements for upcoming events should be submitted to rectory office before Tuesday of the week prior to when the event is to be posted in the bulletin.
  6. We have for sale stuffed cabbage with meat ($18 per dozen) cabbage with sausage ($6.00 per container).

 

 

Professor Wilken to speak in New Haven

Robert Louis WilkenRobert Louis Wilken, former professor of the History of Christianity at the University of Virginia, will deliver a lecture on Monday, January 30th at 7:00 pm at St. Mary’s Church (5 Hillhouse Avenue, New Haven) entitled, “Liberty in the Things of God: Christian Origins of Religious Freedom.”

Parish announcements for this week

THIS WEEKEND

1. The Ukrainian Ridna Shkola invites everyone to our annual Community Ukrainian Christmas Carol which will be held in St. Michael’s Church hall on Sunday, January 22 at 12:00 noon. All are welcome to participate in this wonderful tradition

2. The Ukrainian American Veterans Bishop John Stock Post 33 will hold its first meeting of the New Year on Sunday, January 22, 2017 beginning at 9:45 A.M. and ending 10:30 A.M. This time frame is between 1st and 2nd Divine Liturgy.

The meeting will be held in Classroom 2 and it will last no more than 40 minutes. Current members are asked to submit agenda items to the post Commander by the Sunday before the scheduled meeting. If you are a Ukrainian American that has served or are currently serving in the U.S. military, you cordially invited to attend this meeting and to consider joining the organization . For more information, e-mail the Post Commander, Carl R. Harvey: crharv3841@optimum.net.

THIS WEEK

3. All new announcements for upcoming events should be submitted to rectory office before Tuesday of the week prior to when the event is to be posted in the bulletin.

4. Ukrainian food items for sale

We have for sale stuff cabbage with meat ($18 per dozen) cabbage with sausage ($6 per container).

We will have frozen pyrohy for sale for as long as our supply lasts. See Walter Ushchak for the food after the 9:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy in the Church Hall.

5. St. Michael’s parish invites you to a Valentine’s Day lunch-dance on February 12, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. Live music and full dinner will be served. Tickets are $ 30.00 for adults, $20.00 for students and free for children under 12 years old.

6. SUMA Federal Credit Union, New Haven Branch, 555 George St., New Haven, CT. Business hours: Tues. 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Sat. 9:00am to 12:30 p.m.

Phone (203) 785-8805; Fax: (203) 785-8677.

7. A container is in our church vestibule for non-perishable food. This collection will be taken every week. Father Iura will distribute the food to those in need.

Thank you for your generosity. Judy Ellis is spearheading this parish initiative.

8. The Knights of Columbus Blessed Andrey Sheptytsky will hold its next regular meeting on Monday, February 6, 2017 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 can do for our parish.

Parish announcements for this week

1. THIS WEEKEND, our parish and UNWLA Branch 108 invites you to come to our traditional Ukrainian Christmas PROSFORA on Sunday January 15, 2017 at 12:00 noon. There will be only one Divine Liturgy. We will have a raffle and we will need your help to donate items for raffle and sweet for coffee. Tickets are $ 20.00 for adults, $10 for youth from 12 to 18, under 12 free.

2. The Ukrainian Ridna Shkola invites everyone to our annual Community Ukrainian Christmas Carol which will be held in St. Michael1s Church hall on Sunday, January 22, at 12:00 noon. All are welcome to participate in this wonderful tradition

3. The Ukrainian American Veterans Bishop John Stock Post 33 will hold its first meeting of the New Year on Sunday, January 22, 2017 beginning at 9:45 A.M. and ending 10:30 A.M. This time frame is between 1st and 2nd Divine Liturgy. The meeting will be held in Classroom 2 and it will last no more than 40 minutes. Current members are asked to submit agenda items to the post Commander by the Sunday before the scheduled meeting. If you are a Ukrainian American that has served or are currently serving in the U.S. military, you cordially invited to attend this meeting and to consider joining the organization.

For more information, e-mail the Post Commander, Carl R. Harvey at crharv3841@optimum.net.

4. All new announcements for upcoming events should be submitted to rectory office before Tuesday of the week prior to when the event is to be posted in the bulletin.

5. For sale: stuffed cabbage with meat ($18 per dozen) and cabbage with sausage ($6 per container).

Parish activities this week

St. Michael’s s parish and UNWLA Branch 108 invites you to come to our traditional Ukrainian Christmas PROSFORA on Sunday January 15, 2017 at 12:00 noon. There will be only one Divine Liturgy. We will have a raffle and we will need your help to donate items for raffle and sweet for coffee. Tickets are $ 20.00 for adults, $10 for youth from 12 to 18, under 12 free.

kofc-logoThe Knights of Columbus Blessed Andrey Sheptysky will hold its next regular meeting on Monday, January 16, 2017 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 can do for our parish.

Works of mercy –feed the hungry, give drink to the thirsty

A container is in our church vestibule for non-perishable food. This collection will be taken every week. Father Iura will distribute the food to those in need. Thank you for your terrific generosity. See Judy Ellis for more information and to help this important ministry for the poor.