Claudio Gugerotti returns to the Vatican

The Holy Father nominated today the Prefect for the Dicastery for Eastern Churches, Archbishop Claudio Gugerotti, until now Nuncio to Great Britain, and previous Nuncio to Ukraine.

Archbishop Gugerotti, 67, has an earned doctorate from the Pontifical Oriental Institute (PIO) in Rome and a former student and colleague of the late Archimandrite Robert F. Taft, S.J. Gugerotti is a specialist in Armenian Liturgy and theology. He’s been a priest for 40 years and a bishop for 20, he’s from the Verona Diocese. He begins his new ministry in January 2023.

He’s a TERRIFIC choice to replace Cardinal Sandri!!!! Sandri, 79, (his birthday was just on November 18) and a native of Buenas Aires, has served at the Prefect of this disaster since 2007.

Parish announcements

Christ is among us!

This week vigil light is offered by parish in memory of all members of St. Michael Society.

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.

We will be making pyrohy (varenyky) for regular orders on November 19. We need your help on Friday to peel potatoes and Saturday to make pierogis. Please come and help.

Children aged 8-12 will be accepted to the School. The nursery school has 3 groups as follows: ages 2-3 years of age – the youngest group; ages 3-5 years of age –the middle group; ages 5-6 years of age –preschool/ oldest group. This year we plan to offer Ukrainian dance instruction under the director of Mr. Orlando Pagan for children 7 years and older. Details to follow. For further information please contact School Director Halia Lodynska (203) 494-6278 or Nursery School Director Natalia Dankevych (203) 901-7168.

Parish announcements

Jesus Christ is among us!

This week vigil light is offered by Vasyl Ivantsiv in memory of +Vasyl.

We will be making pyrohy/varenyky for regular orders on November 19. We need your help on Friday to peel potatoes and Saturday to make pierogis. Please come and help.

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.

St. Michael’s Day will be celebrated on November 6th. On this day we will have only one (1) bi-lingual Divine Liturgy at 10:30 a.m. After the Divine Liturgy, we will have a dinner and short cultural 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. Last day to buy tickets November 1. We will not sell tickets at the door.

Parish announcements

Christ is among us!

This week vigil light is offered to God by Vasyl Ivantsiv in memory of Sofron.

From October 10 to October 14 the rectory office will be closed. Father Iura will be away for Clergy Days.

If you would like to have Confession, Holy Communion and prayer of the sick at your house or nursing home, please call the rectory at 203-865-0388.

We will be making pyrohy (pierogi, varenyky) for regular orders on October 15. We need your help on Friday to peel potatoes and Saturday to make pierogis. Please come and help.

FOOD DONATIONS for those in need: 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.

Parish announcements

Christ is among us!

This week vigil light is offered to God by the Kolesnik and Buciak families for a Special Intention

From October 10 to October 14 the rectory office will be closed. Father Iura will be away for Clergy Days.

If you would like to have Confession, Holy Communion and prayer of the sick at your house or nursing home, please call the rectory at 203-865-0388.

We will be making pyrohy (pierogi, varenyky) for regular orders on October 15. We need your help on Friday to peel potatoes and Saturday to make pierogis. Please come and help.

FOOD DONATIONS for those in need: 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.

Parish announcements

Glory to Jesus Christ!

This week vigil light is offered by the Kolesnik and Buciak families for a 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.

St. Michael’s Day will be celebrated on November 6th. On this day we will have only one (1) 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.

Parish announcements

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.

Parish announcements

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.

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.

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.

Parish announcements

This week vigil light is offered by Kolesnik and Buciak families for Special Intention

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.

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 at 203-494-6278 or Volodymyr Dumalskyy.

Parish announcements

Christ is among us!

This week vigil light is offered by Kolesnik and Buciak families for a Special Intention

THE DORMITION FAST: From August 1 to August 14, we Byzantine Catholics prepare for the feast of the Dormition (Assumption) of the Holy Theotokos, the Mother of God, with a period of prayer, fasting and works of charity. Five (5) tips for a successful Dormition: Fast, Go to Church, Pray, Fast from meat and sin, Read a spiritual book, Confess your sins. The feast of the Dormition of the Mother of God is on Monday, August 15.

From July 3 until September 11 we will celebrate only one (1) Divine Liturgy at 10:00 a.m. in Ukrainian and English languages.