Divine Liturgy for the coming week

Glory to Jesus Christ!

Sunday, 7/21, 6th Sunday after Pentecost —Our Venerable Father Simeon, the Fool for Christ and His Ascetical Companion John; the Prophet Ezekiel.

9:00 a.m. Michael and Anna Lipcan requested by Barbara and Patrick Bagley
10:30 a.m. For the people of the parish

Epistle: Romans 12:6-14
Gospel: Matthew 9:1-81, Tone 5

Monday, 7/22, The Holy Myrrh-bearer and Equal-of-the-Apostles Mary Magdalene
9:00 a.m. No intention for the Divine Liturgy

Tuesday, 7/23, The Holy Martyrs Throphimus, Theophilus and Those with Them
9:00 a.m. +Allan Yursha (Pan.) requested by the Family

Wednesday, 7/24, The Holy Martyrs Borys and Hlib, Named Roman and David at Holy Baptism and the Holy Great Martyr Christine
9:00 a.m. No intention for the Divine Liturgy

Thursday, 7/25, The Dormition of Saint Anna, Mother of the Most Holy God-bearer Theotokos and the Holy Women Olympiada and Eupraxia
9:00 a.m. No intention for the Divine Liturgy

Friday, 7/26, The Holy Priest-Martyr Hermolaus and Those with Him
9:00 a.m. No intention for the Divine Liturgy

Saturday, 7/27, The Holy Great Martyr and Healer Panteleimon
9:00 a.m. No intention for the Divine Liturgy

Sunday, 7/28, 7th Sunday after Pentecost —The Holy Apostles and Deacons Prochor, Nicanor, Timon and Parmenas
9:00 a.m. +Frances Dmyterko (13th Anniv.) requested by the Family
10:30 a.m. For the people of the parish

Epistle: Romans 15:1-7
Gospel: Matthew 9:27-35, Tone 6

Divine Liturgy for the coming week

Glory to Jesus Christ!

Sunday, 7/14, 5th Sunday after Pentecost —The Holy Apostle Aquila
9:00 a.m. For the people of the parish
10:30 a.m. +Emil Wysowskyj requested by Maria Wysowskyj

Epistle: Romans 10:1-10
Gospel: Matthew 8:29-9:1, Tone 4

Monday, 7/15, The Holy Grand Prince Vladimir (Volodymyr), Equal To The Apostles, Named Basil At Holy Baptism
9:00 a.m. +Christoforo Schiano (40 days, Pan.) requested by Luba Schiano

Tuesday, 7/16, The Holy Priest-Martyr Athenogenes and His Ten Disciples
9:00 a.m. +Fr. Vladimir Levitzky (Pan.) requested by Joseph Levitzky

Wednesday, 7/17, The Holy Great Martyr Marina
9:00 a.m. No intention for the Divine Liturgy

Thursday, 7/18, The Holy Martyr Hyacinth of Amastris; the Holy Martyr Emilian
9:00 a.m. No intention for the Divine Liturgy

Friday, 7/19, Our Venerable Mother Macrina, Sister of Saint Basil the Great
9:00 a.m. +Lajos Komondy(15th Anniv., Pan.) requested by Chris Komondy

Saturday, 7/20, The Holy and Glorious Prophet Elijah (Elias)
8:00 a.m. +Lillian and James Ryzewski (Pan.) requested by Jayne Ryzewski

Sunday, 7/21, 6th Sunday after Pentecost —Our Venerable Father Simeon, the Fool for Christ; and His Ascetical Companion John; the Prophet Ezekiel.
9:00 a.m. +Michael and Anna Lipcan; Barbara and Patrick Bagley
10:30 a.m. For the people of the parish

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

Divine Liturgy for this week

Glory to Jesus Christ

Sunday, 7/07, 4th Sunday after Pentecost —All Saints of Rus`-Ukraine
9:00 a.m. For the people of the parish
10:30 a.m. +Maria Godenciuc, Anna Lupsac requested by the Godenciuc Family

Epistle: Romans 6:18-23
Gospel: Matthew 8:5-13, Tone 3

Monday, 7/08, The Holy Great Martyr Procopius
9:00 a.m. No intention for the Divine Liturgy

Tuesday, 7/09, The Holy Priest-Martyr Pancratius
9:00 a.m. No intention for the Divine Liturgy

Wednesday, 7/10, Our Venerable Father Anthony of the Monastery of the Caves in Kyiv
9:00 a.m. +Anna Vitenko Petrucci requested by Mary Stacken

Thursday, 7/11, Repose of Blessed Olga (Olha), Princess of Kyiv, named Helen in Holy Baptism
9:00 a.m. +Ivan Sowa (Pan.) requested by Bohdan Sowa

Friday, 7/12, The Holy Martyrs Proclus and Hilary
9:00 a.m. No intention for the Divine Liturgy

Saturday, 7/13, Synaxis of the Holy Archangel Gabriel
9:00 a.m. No intention for the Divine Liturgy

Sunday, 7/14, 5th Sunday after Pentecost —The Holy Apostle Aquila
9:00 a.m. For the people of the parish
10:30 a.m. +Emil Wysowskyj requested by Maria Wysowskyj

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

Divine Liturgy for the coming week

Glory to Jesus Christ!

Sunday, 6/30, 3rd Sunday after Pentecost —The Synaxis of the Holy, Glorious and All-Praiseworthy Twelve Apostles
9:00 a.m. +Rosemary and Michael Waselik requested by the Family
Moleben to Jesus Christ

10:30 a.m. For the people of the parish
Moleben to Jesus Christ
Panachyda for +Bishop John Stock

Epistle: Romans 5:1-10
Gospel: Matthew 6:22-34, Tone 2

Monday, 7/01, The Holy Unmercenaries and Wonderworkers Cosmas and Damian
9:00 a.m. No intention for the Divine Liturgy

Tuesday, 7/02, The Placing of the Precious Robe of Our Most Holy Lady and the Mother of God in the Church at Blachernae in Constantinople
9:00 a.m. No intention for the Divine Liturgy

Wednesday, 7/03, The Holy Martyr Hyacinth
9:00 a.m. +Ivan and Halyna Lobay requested by Maria Lobay

Thursday, 7/04, Civil Holiday Independence Day –Our Father Andrew of Jerusalemite
9:00 a.m. No intention for the Divine Liturgy

Friday, 7/05, Our Venerable Father Athanasius of Athos
9:00 a.m. No intention for the Divine Liturgy

Saturday, 7/06, Our Venerable Father Sisoes the Great
9:00 a.m. No intention for the Divine Liturgy

Sunday, 7/07, 4th Sunday after Pentecost —All Saints of Rus`-Ukraine
9:00 a.m. For the people of the parish
10:30 a.m. +Maria Godenciuc, Anna Lupsac requested by the family

Epistle: Romans 6:18-23
Gospel: Matthew 8:5-13, Tone 3

Divine Liturgy for the coming week

Glory to Jesus Christ!

Sunday, 6/16, Sunday of All Saints
9:00 a.m. +Hildegard Komondy (36th Anniv.) requested by Chris Komondy
Moleben to Jesus Christ —For all fathers of the parish requested by Sestretsi

10:30 a.m. For the people of the parish
Moleben to Jesus Christ

Epistle: Hebrews 11:32-12:2a
Gospel: Matthew 10:32-33; 37-38 and 19:27-30, Tone 8

Monday, 6/17, The Holy Martyrs Manuel, Sabel, and Ismael
9:00 a.m. No intention for the Divine Liturgy

Tuesday, 6/18, The Holy Martyr Leontius
9:00 a.m. No intention for the Divine Liturgy

Wednesday, 6/19, The Holy Apostle Jude, Brother of the Lord According to the Flesh
9:00 a.m. No intention for the Divine Liturgy

Thursday, 6/20, The Holy Priest-Martyr Methodius
9:00 a.m. No intention for the Divine Liturgy

Friday, 6/21, The Holy Martyr Julian of Tarsus
9:00 a.m. No intention for the Divine Liturgy

Saturday, 6/22, The Holy Priest-Martyr Eusebius
9:00 a.m. No intention for the Divine Liturgy

Sunday, 6/23, 2nd Sunday after Pentecost —The Holy Martyr Agrippina
10:30 a.m. For the people of the parish
Moleben to Jesus Christ

Epistle: Romans 2:10-16
Gospel: Matthew 4:18-23, Tone 1

Divine Liturgy for the coming week

Glory to Jesus Christ!

Note: There is no fasting this week.

Sunday, 6/09, Holy and Glorious Pentecost; Our Holy Father Cyril
9:00 a.m. For the people of the parish
Moleben to Jesus Christ

10:30 a.m. All deceased of Zinych and Musij family requested by Ulana and Walter Zinych
Moleben to Jesus Christ

Epistle: Acts of the Apostles 2:1-11
Gospel: John 7:37-52 and 8:12, Tone 7

Monday, 6/10, Monday of the Holy Spirit; The Holy Priest-Martyr Timothy
9:00 a.m. +Mykola Tatsyuk (Pan.) requested by the Chermak Family

Tuesday, 6/11, Post-feast of Pentecost; The Holy Apostles Bartholomew and Barnabas
9:00 a.m. No intention for the Divine Liturgy

Wednesday, 6/12, Post-feast of Pentecost; Our Venerable Father Onuphrius the Great and Our Venerable Father Peter of Athos
9:00 a.m. No intention for the Divine Liturgy

Thursday, 6/13, Post-feast of Pentecost; The Holy Martyr Aquilina
9:00 a.m. +Bohdana Tretiakova (Pan.) requested by the Chermak family

Friday, 6/14, Post-feast of Pentecost; The Holy Prophet Elisha and Our Father among the Saints, Methodius
9:00 a.m. +Joseph J. Levitzky (Pan.) requested by Joseph Levitzky

Saturday, 6/15, Leave-Taking of Pentecost; The Holy Prophet Amos
9:00 a.m. No intention for the Divine Liturgy

Sunday, 6/16, Sunday of All Saints
9:00 a.m. +Hildegard Komondy (36th Anniv.) requested Chris Komondy
Moleben to Jesus Christ –for all fathers of the Parish requested by Sestretsi

10:30 a.m. For the people of the parish
Moleben to Jesus Christ

Epistle: Hebrews 11:32—12:2a
Gospel: Matthew 10:32-33; 37-38 and 9:27-30, Tone 8

Divine Liturgy for the coming week

Christ is risen!

Sunday, 5/26, Sunday of the Man Born Blind
10:30 a.m. For the people of the parish
Moleben to the Mother of God

Epistle: Acts of the Apostles 16:16-34
Gospel: John 9:1-38, Tone 5

Monday, 5/27, The Holy priest-Martyr Therapontus
9:00 a.m. No intention for the Divine Liturgy

Tuesday, 5/28, Our Venerable Father Nicetas
9:00 a.m. No intention for the Divine Liturgy

Wednesday, 5/29, The Venerable-Martyr Theodosia the Virgin
9:00 a.m. +Olena Godenciuc (Pan.)

Thursday, 5/30, Ascension of the Lord –a holy day
9:00 a.m. +Vira Walnycky requested by Ksenia Kuzmycz
7:00 p.m. For the people of the parish

Friday, 5/31, The Holy Apostle Hermas; the Martyr Hermes
9:00 a.m. No intention for the Divine Liturgy

Saturday, 6/01, The Holy Martyr Justin the Philosopher and companions
10:00 a.m. God’s blessing and health for all children of Ridna Shkola

Sunday, 6/02, Sunday of the Fathers of First Ecumenical Council
9:00 a.m. +Ivan and Halyna Lobay requested by Maria Lobay
Moleben to Jesus Christ

10:30 a.m. For the people of the parish
Moleben to Jesus Christ

Epistle: Acts of the Apostles 20:16-18 and 28-38
Gospel: John 17:1-13, Tone 6

Divine Liturgy for the coming week

Christ is risen!

Sunday, 5/19, Sunday of the Samaritan Women
9:00 a.m. +David Schwartz requested by Barbara Schwartz

Moleben to the Mother of God
10:30 a.m. For the people of the parish

Epistle: Acts of the Apostles 11:19-26; 29-30
Gospel: John 4:5-42, Tone 4

Monday, 5/20, The Holy Martyr Thaleleus
9:00 a.m. God’s blessing and health for Andrue and Brandon requested by Donna Czabala Aponte

Tuesday, 5/21, The Holy Great Rulers Constantine and Helen, Equal to the Apostles
9:00 a.m. No intention for the Divine Liturgy

Wednesday, 5/22, The Holy Martyr Basiliscus
9:00 a.m. No intention for the Divine Liturgy

Thursday, 5/23, The Holy Bishop Confessor Michael
9:00 a.m. No intention for the Divine Liturgy

Friday, 5/24, Our Venerable Father Simeon
9:00 a.m. No intention for the Divine Liturgy

Saturday, 5/25, Third finding of the head of Saint John the Baptist, Glorious Prophet
9:00 a.m.  No intention for the Divine Liturgy

Sunday, 5/26, Sunday of the Man Born Blind
10:30 a.m. For the people of the parish
Moleben to the Mother of God

Epistle: Acts of the Apostles 16:16-34
Gospel: John 9:1-38, Tone 5 

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Good Church Music Starts with Kids

Music is essential to life. Sacred music –that which is lived and performed in the Liturgy– is crucial important and integral to the worship of God. Yes, we live the text and the notes.

If you love music, if you love listening to music, if you love sharing the experience of listening to music with others, can you support church musicians –our church chanters, for both Divine Liturgies (in English and Ukrainian).

The “normal” parish does not spend enough time thinking about the sacred music program never mind spending money on it. (AND St. Michael’s is not the object of these moments.) Even a financially strapped parish could put $50.00 per week away for sacred music. More important to money is the understanding of pastor and laity have regarding the music and give personal, informed and reasonable interest to it and the people involved. The worship of God is paramount; the lifting of our soul is desired and beautiful and healing.

Read Orthodox Christian Benedict Sheehan’s blog post “Good Church Music Starts with Kids” which is spot-on and parishes, especially Catholic parishes, need to attend to what he Benedict proposes.

Benedict Sheehan regularly posts at The Music Stand –visit him there.

Divine Liturgy for the coming week

Christ is risen!

Sunday, 5/05, Sunday of the Myrrh-bearing Women —The Holy and Glorious Martyr Irene

10:30 a.m. For the people of the parish

Epistle: Acts of the Apostles 6:1-7
Gospel: Mark 15:43-16, Tone 2

Monday, 5/06, The Holy, Just, and Long-suffering Job
9:00 a.m. God’s blessing and health for Olga Pospolita, Irene Hladkyj, Orest Dubno requested by the Family

Tuesday, 5/07, Commemoration of the Appearance of the Sign of the Precious Cross; the Martyr Acacius
9:00 a.m. +Andrii Maruda requested by Chermak family

Wednesday, 5/08, The Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the theologian
9:00 a.m. no specific intention for the Liturgy

Thursday, 5/09, Transfer of relics of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker
9:00 a.m. no specific intention for the Liturgy

Friday, 5/10, The Holy Apostle Simon the Zealot
9:00 a.m. no specific intention for the Liturgy

Saturday, 5/11, The Holy Cyril and Methodius, Teachers of the Slavs and Equal to the Apostles
9:00 a.m. no specific intention for the Liturgy

Sunday, 5/12, Sunday of the Paralytic
8:30 a.m. Moleben to the Mother of God (for all mothers) requested by Sestretsi
9:00 a.m. For the people of the parish

Epistle: Acts of the Apostles 9:32-42
Gospel: John 5:1-15, Tone 3