Palm Sunday is “Help Ukraine” Sunday

The Divine Liturgy is at 9:00 a.m. (in English) and at 10:30 a.m. (in Ukrainian).

CHARITY EVENT “Help Ukraine” Sunday, April 10, from 12:00 to 5:00. The proceeds are supported to help the Ukrainian army and civilians affected by Russian aggression. You can buy jewelry, souvenirs, candles, handmade clothes as well as pastries and homemade food.

AND the annual Easter Egg Hunt following the second Divine Liturgy.

Stand with Ukraine-Calendar of Events this week

Friday, March 25, 7pm -Candlelight Vigil-Durham Town Green Rt 17 Durham CT

Saturday, March 26, 10am -St Patrick Day Parade-gather at Parker Avenue/East Main St through West Main St/Bradley Ave, Meriden CT

Saturday, March 26, 1pm-5pm -Eastern European Buffet Polish American Veterans Club 51 Central Ave, New London CT

Saturday, March 26, 4pm -Brookfield CT Town Hall

Sunday, April 3, 11am-1pm -Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church 53 Capitol Ave, Hartford CT (Lithuanian American Community)

Thursday, April 7, 7pm -Candlelight Vigil-Durham Town Green Rt 17, Durham CT

War on Ukraine: Why Catholic Media Must Cover Conflict

“God is working through all of this,” said Archbishop Gudziak. Images “are reinforcing for all the realization of the God-given dignity of all human beings, the need for peace and justice, and the rule of law. Be not afraid to protect the innocent.”

Michael J.L. La Civita of CNEWA writes an informative article.

Catholic Near East Welfare Association is a papal agency for humanitarian and pastoral support for the Middle East, Northeast Africa, India and Eastern Europe. It is a worthy and reliable organization that is a good steward of people’s generosity.

Stand with Ukraine Events-Week of Mar 13-21, 2022

Sunday, March 13, 2022-3:30pm -Concert Fundraiser-Polish American Foundation-Trinity on Main Theatre 69 Main St., New Britain CT

Sunday, March 13, 2022-4pm -Candlelight Vigil, Town of West Hartford CT

Wednesday, March 16, 2022-7pm -Candlelight Vigil, Town of South Windsor CT

Sunday, March 20, 2022-7pm -Concert Fundraiser-St Thomas More Chapel 268 Park St., New Haven CT

Monday, March 21, 2022-7pm -Concert Fundraiser-Charter Oak Community Center-Temple Beth Israel 701 Farmington Ave., West Hartford CT

Thank you for your support of Ukraine.

New Haven Priest Driving refugees to Krakow

This article may be of interest to you. The author is the English language editor of Aleteia, and also a Dominican friar, Father Patrick who is traveling with Dominican Father Jonathan from New Haven, Connecticut. Father Jonathan works for the Knights of Columbus and is the religious superior of the New Haven Dominican friar. Father Jonathan has been a guest at our parish.

The article: “Driving refugees to Krakow: Fr. Patrick Briscoe reports from Poland.”

Photo courtesy of Fr. Patrick Briscoe

Special Benefit Concert for Ukraine in New Haven

Sunday, March 20th at 7:00 pm, St Thomas More Chapel, 268 Park St., New Haven.

Join us for a special hour of music at a candlelit concert to benefit refugees from Ukraine.

Mezzo-Soprano Karolina Wojteczko ’20 Mus.M. will perform sacred music selections from across the centuries with organ, violin and cello accompaniment.

The concert is free and all donations will go to the immediate needs of Ukrainian refugees. The concert will also be streamed live at: https://stm.yale.edu/benefit-concert-for-Ukraine