Christ is among us!
This week vigil light is offered by Maria Czabala for God’s blessing and heath of Andrue and Brandon Aponte.
Sorokooutsy (All Souls Saturdays) will be celebrated on Saturdays, February 18, March 4, 11, 18 and May 27. Please take a book found at 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!
The Lviv Symphony Orchestra is currently touring in the U.S. On Monday, February 13th this renowned orchestra will perform at the Jorgensen Center at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. and will feature violinist Solomia Ivakhiv. Artist of Ukraine, and Head of Strings in the music department at UCONN. The program will feature works by Ukrainian composer Evhen Stankovych and Ludwig van Beethoven. Flyers are available in the vestibule.
On Friday, February 24, at 6:00 p.m. we will have a service of prayer (Moleben to the Mother of God and Panachyda) commemorating the Ukrainian War. Our Patriarch His Beatitude Sviatoslav declare February 24 Day of prayer, fasting and almsgiving. It is important we gather in prayer for those who have sacrificed their lives and those who experience the negative and disastrous effects of the War: physical, psychological and spiritual wounds , poverty, hunger, homelessness.
Tantsi —Ukrainian Folk Dancing for older kids, 6 and up, has started. Stephanie Tomaszewsky, is the instructor working in partnership with Artistic Director Orlando Pagan. Any questions will be answered that night. Please contact Halia Lodynsky by text if you have any questions at 203-494-6278.
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.
PYROHY: There will be pyrohy (varenyky, pierogi) for sale in the church hall as long as supplies last.