Christ is among us!
This week vigil light is offered by Kolesnik and Buciak families for Special Intention
DEAR PARISHIONERS: If you would like to have a Confession, Holy Communion or prayer of the sick at your house or nursing home, please call the rectory at 203-865-0388.
PARISH COFFEE HOUR: Dear parishioners and guests, after each Divine Liturgy, a social hour with coffee and hard rolls and assorted snacks are available in the church hall. Please feel free to join us.
We will be making pyrohy (varenyky) for regular orders on September 17th. We need your help on Friday to peel potatoes and Saturday to make pierogis. Please come and help.
Sestretsi will have Corporate Communion on September 18, at the 9:00 am Divine Liturgy and a short meeting to follow in the church hall. For more information see Barbara Schwartz.
CHARITIES APPEAL: Please don’t forget to make a donation to the Eparchy’s Charity Appeal. Please make check payable to the Byzantine Rite Eparchy of Stamford. DO NOT MAIL THIS FORM OR CHECK TO THE CHANCERY OFFICE BUT TURN IT IN AT THE PARISH. We sincerely ask all parishioners to make a generous contribution.
St. Michael’s Day will be celebrated on November 6th 2022. On this day we will have only One Divine Liturgy at 10:30 AM. After the Divine Liturgy, we will have a dinner and short program. All parishioners are cordially invited to this celebration. Tickets are available through Miss Luba Dubno and Svitlana Nakonecha. Tickets are $30.00 for adults, $10.00 for youth between 14and 18. Free for students Ridna Shkola, altar boys and for children under 12 . We will be running a raffle. If you would like to donate any items to be raffled, please bring them to our church hall on Sundays before our Feast Day. Also we ask donations for dessert. We will not sale tickets at the door.
KIDS HELPING UKRAINE STICKERS: Our New Haven Ridna Shkola is doing a Fundraiser called, KIDS HELPING UKRAINE. The stickers (two styles) are $1:00 per sticker and if you can contribute more it will be appreciated. All donations will go to provide medical supplies and care for those wounded in this terrible war started by Russia. If you any questions contact Halia Lodynsky (203) 494-6278 or Volodymyr Dumalskyy.
ST. MICHAEL’S UKRAINIAN SCHOOL TO REOPEN IN SEPTEMBER: The Ukrainian School of New Haven will reopen for the new school year 2023-2023 on-or -about Sept. 23. Preregistration is open to all children. If you have any questions for students of Elementary School please contact The School Director Halia Lodynsky at 203-494-6278. For students, Middle School call Volodymyr Dumalskyy at 203-988-2923. A nursery school program for children 2-5 years old is also part of the curriculum. Instruction will be primarily in Ukrainian language with accommodations for English. Connecticut Covid guidelines will be followed. For further information also please call Nataliia Dankevych (203) 901-7168
ST. MICHAEL’S HERITAGE CENTER GIFT SHOP: We are in the process of revitalizing and restocking our Gift Shop as part of our overall effort to generate needed funds. Any Parishioner who has surplus Ukrainian items in their possession that they would like to donate or place on consignment with the shop, please drop them off at the Gift Shop which is open and accessible during Suma Credit Union hours. For further information, please call the Rectory or email the Shop at: email@example.com
FOOD DONATIONS: A container is in our church vestibule for non-perishable food. This collection will be taken twice per month. Father Iura will distribute the food to the Little Sisters of the Poor who have offered to help in the Ukrainian crisis. Thank you for your generosity and your support.