Parish announcements

Christ is among us!

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

Catherine Berezowski fell asleep in the Lord last week. Please remember her in your prayers. ETERNAL MEMORY!

Dear parishioners and guests, after the 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.

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.

Ukrainian Independence Day will be observed with a flag raising ceremony on the New Haven Green on Thursday, August 24, at 12:00 Noon. Mayor Justin Elicker will be in attendance. Please wear your Ukrainian vyshyvanka and make plans to attend this short ceremony. It is important that we show our unity and advocacy and to express our gratitude for the assistance Ukraine has received. Tell your friends and family and invite your non Ukrainian friends to also attend.

On the evening of August 24th the pedestrian bridge by Bradley Point in West Haven will be lit up in blue and yellow. Come and enjoy this beautiful sight, but you must have a permit or pay for parking using a QR code if you park at the beach. Street parking nearby is available for a short period of time or you can just drive by on Ocean Avenue to see the bridge.

TODAY! 69th ANNUAL HOLY DORMITION PILGRIMAGE will be held on August 12-13 at the motherhouse of the Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate in Sloatsburg. This year’s theme is “Mary, Mother of God, watch over us and our beloved Nations with your noble protection!” The Sisters invite all our parishioners to attend! For information call: 845-753-2840 or www.ssmi-us.org

Kateryna Derenko Berezowskyj fell asleep in the Lord

We are sad to announce that Kateryna Berezowskyj met the Lord of Life on Saturday, August 5, 2023. She was 99 years old.

Her wake is Friday at the Guilford Funeral Home from 4-7 p.m. with the Panachyda Service at 7 p.m.

The funeral Liturgy will be Saturday, August 12 at 10:00 a.m.

Kateryna’s beautiful life is written in her incredible obituary which can be read here.

Let us pray for the peaceful repose of Kateryna Derenko Berezowskyj and the consolation of her family and friends.

May Our Lady, Mary the Mother of God, the Holy Theotokos, pray for Kateryna.
May Saint Michael the Archangel, intercede for us.
May the memory of Kateryna Derenko Berezowskyj be eternal.

Parish announcements

Christ is among us!

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

Peter Yukash fell asleep in the Lord. Please remember him in your prayers. Eternal Memory!

Dear parishioners and guests, after the 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.

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.

Ukrainian Independence Day will be observed with a flag raising ceremony on the New Haven Green on Thursday, August 24, at 12:00 Noon. Mayor Justin Elicker will be in attendance. Please wear your Ukrainian vyshyvanka and make plans to attend this short ceremony. It is important that we show our unity and advocacy and to express our gratitude for the assistance Ukraine has received. Tell your friends and family and invite your non Ukrainian friends to also attend.

On the evening of August 24th the pedestrian bridge by Bradley Point in West Haven will be lit up in blue and yellow. Come and enjoy this beautiful sight, but you must have a permit or pay for parking using a QR code if you park at the beach. Street parking nearby is available for a short period of time or you can just drive by on Ocean Avenue to see the bridge.

69th ANNUAL HOLY DORMITION PILGRIMAGE will be held on August 12-13 at the motherhouse of the Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate in Sloatsburg. This year’s theme is “Mary, Mother of God, watch over us and our beloved Nations with your noble protection!” The Sisters invite all our parishioners to attend! For information call: 845-753-2840 or www.ssmi-us.org

Parish announcements

Christ is among us!

This week vigil light is offered by Maria and Teodor Czabala for God’s blessing and health for Donna Czabala.

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.

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.

Our parish community feeds the poor and the needy. A container is in our church vestibule for non-perishable food. Please give generously new items within the expiration date. These items will be given out to the poor in our community. Thank you for your generosity and support.

STAMFORD CHARITIES APPEAL REMINDER: Please don’t forget to donate for Charities Appeal. Please make check payable to the Byzantine Rite Eparchy of Stamford. DO NOT MAIL THIS FORM TO THE CHANCERY OFFICE. We sincerely ask all parishioners to make generous contributions.

69th ANNUAL HOLY DORMITION PILGRIMAGE will be held on August 12-13 at the motherhouse of the Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate in Sloatsburg. This year’s theme is “Mary, Mother of God, watch over us and our beloved Nations with your noble protection!”. The Sisters invite all our parishioners to attend! For information call:845-753-2840 or www.ssmi-us.org

On the occasion of 32nd Anniversary of Ukraine’s independence, a nonprofit organization Blue Sky Ukraine presents a charity concert in support of children and the elderly in Ukraine The event will take place on Sunday, August 20 at 3:00 p.m. at a beautiful venue The Palace Theatre in Stamford, CT. The concert will feature masterpieces of Ukrainian choral, vocal, and instrumental music performed by renowned Ukrainian artist. The Ukrainian Chorus Dumka of New York conducted by Vasyl Hrechynsky, Pavlo Gintov- piano, Hanna Golodinski- soprano, Denis Saveliev- flute, Ukrainian American Bandura Group. The event is supported by the Consulate General of Ukraine in New York and the Stamford Town Clerk Office and Stamford Mayor Office. Representatives of diplomatic missions, international organizations, and state authorities of Connecticut will attend the charity event. In this important time for Ukraine, let’s come together and support Ukraine. Let’s show the world our unity and commitment to defending truth, freedom, and independence. Together towards Victory! Glory to Ukraine. To purchase tickets, scan the QR code on the flyer or buy at the church with a discount of $15 per ticket. Please visit the website to purchase tickets: https://www.palacestamford.org

Parish announcements

Christ is among us!

This week vigil light is offered by Michael Muryn for God’s blessing and health for Mary Muryn.

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.

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.

Our parish community feeds the poor and the needy. A container is in our church vestibule for non-perishable food. Please give generously new items within the expiration date. These items will be given out to the poor in our community. Thank you for your generosity and support.

STAMFORD CHARITIES APPEAL REMINDER: Please don’t forget to donate for Charities Appeal. Please make check payable to the Byzantine Rite Eparchy of Stamford. DO NOT MAIL THIS FORM TO THE CHANCERY OFFICE. We sincerely ask all parishioners to make generous contributions.

69th ANNUAL HOLY DORMITION PILGRIMAGE will be held on August 12-13 at the motherhouse of the Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate in Sloatsburg. This year’s theme is “Mary, Mother of God, watch over us and our beloved Nations with your noble protection!”. The Sisters invite all our parishioners to attend! For information call:845-753-2840 or www.ssmi-us.org

On the occasion of 32nd Anniversary of Ukraine’s independence, a nonprofit organization Blue Sky Ukraine presents a charity concert in support of children and the elderly in Ukraine The event will take place on Sunday, August 20 at 3:00 p.m. at a beautiful venue The Palace Theatre in Stamford, CT. The concert will feature masterpieces of Ukrainian choral, vocal, and instrumental music performed by renowned Ukrainian artist. The Ukrainian Chorus Dumka of New York conducted by Vasyl Hrechynsky, Pavlo Gintov- piano, Hanna Golodinski- soprano, Denis Saveliev- flute, Ukrainian American Bandura Group. The event is supported by the Consulate General of Ukraine in New York and the Stamford Town Clerk Office and Stamford Mayor Office. Representatives of diplomatic missions, international organizations, and state authorities of Connecticut will attend the charity event. In this important time for Ukraine, let’s come together and support Ukraine. Let’s show the world our unity and commitment to defending truth, freedom, and independence. Together towards Victory! Glory to Ukraine. To purchase tickets, scan the QR code on the flyer or buy at the church with a discount of $15 per ticket.

Parish announcements

Christ is among us!

This week vigil light is offered by Michael Muryn for God’s blessing and health for Mary Muryn.

Martin Docknevych fell asleep in the Lord. Please remember Martin in yours prayers. Eternal Memory!

STAMFORD CHARITIES APPEAL REMINDER: Please don’t forget to donate for Charities Appeal. Please make check payable to the Byzantine Rite Eparchy of Stamford. DO NOT MAIL THIS FORM TO THE CHANCERY OFFICE. We sincerely ask all parishioners to make generous contributions.

69th ANNUAL HOLY DORMITION PILGRIMAGE will be held on August 12-13 at the motherhouse of the Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate in Sloatsburg. This year’s theme is “Mary, Mother of God, watch over us and our beloved Nations with your noble protection!”. The Sisters invite all our parishioners to attend! For information call:845-753-2840 or www.ssmi-us.org

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. 

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.

Our parish community feeds the poor and the needy. A container is in our church vestibule for non-perishable food. Please give generously new items within the expiration date. These items will be given out to the poor in our community. Thank you for your generosity and support.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS: The Knights of Columbus Local Parish Council is looking for a few good men to join. They are the only active men’s group at the Parish and as you can see from last week’s Mother’s Day Luncheon which they Funded and Hosted, (as an example) they are a vibrant fun group of like-minded Catholic Gentlemen who have the best interests of the Parish at heart. Please feel free to contact Father Iura, Hank Lindgren, Myron Melnyk, Carl Harvey, Paul Zalonski or Andy Bamber with any questions that you may have. The Knights of Columbus is the Largest Men’s Catholic Organization in the world and it has great Insurance and Investment opportunities that are tailor made for the individual member, These special programs are only available to members.

Parish announcements

Christ is among us!

This week vigil light is offered by Maria and Teodor Czabala for God’s blessing and health for Brandon and Andrue Aponte.

From July 2 until September 10 we will celebrate only one (1) Divine Liturgy in both languages at 10:00 a.m.

STAMFORD CHARITIES APPEAL REMINDER: Please don’t forget to donate for Charities Appeal. Please make check payable to the Byzantine Rite Eparchy of Stamford. DO NOT MAIL THIS FORM TO THE CHANCERY OFFICE. We sincerely ask all parishioners to make generous contributions.

69th ANNUAL HOLY DORMITION PILGRIMAGE will be held on August 12-13 at the motherhouse of the Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate in Sloatsburg. This year’s theme is “Mary, Mother of God, watch over us and our beloved Nations with your noble protection!” The Sisters invite all our parishioners to attend! For information call: 845-753-2840 or www.ssmi-us.org

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.

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.

Our parish community feeds the poor and the needy. A container is in our church vestibule for non-perishable food. Please give generously new items within the expiration date. These items will be given out to the poor in our community. Thank you for your generosity and support.

Parish announcements

Christ is risen!

This week vigil light is offered by Barbara Schwartz in memory of David Schwartz.

From July 2 until September 10 we will celebrate only one (1) Divine Liturgy in both languages at 10:00 a.m.

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.

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.

STAMFORD CHARITIES APPEAL REMINDER: Please don’t forget to donate for Charities Appeal. Please make check payable to the Byzantine Rite Eparchy of Stamford. DO NOT MAIL THIS FORM TO THE CHANCERY OFFICE. We sincerely ask all parishioners to make generous contributions.

69th ANNUAL HOLY DORMITION PILGRIMAGE will be held on August 12-13 at the motherhouse of the Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate in Sloatsburg. This year’s theme is “Mary, Mother of God, watch over us and our beloved Nations with your noble protection!” The Sisters invite all our parishioners to attend! For information call: 845-753-2840 or www.ssmi-us.org

Our parish community feeds the poor and the needy. A container is in our church vestibule for non-perishable food. Please give generously new items within the expiration date. These items will be given out to the poor in our community. Thank you for your generosity and support.

The Knights of Columbus Local Parish Council is looking for a few good men to join. They are the only active men’s group at the Parish and as you can see from last week’s Mother’s Day Luncheon which they Funded and Hosted, (as an example) they are a vibrant fun group of like-minded Catholic Gentlemen who have the best interests of the Parish at heart. Please feel free to contact Father Iura, Hank Lindgren, Myron Melnyk, Carl Harvey, Paul Zalonski or Andy Bamber with any questions that you may have. The Knights of Columbus is the Largest Men’s Catholic Organization in the world and it has great Insurance and Investment opportunities that are tailor made for the individual member, These special programs are only available to members.

Parish announcements

Christ is among us!

This week vigil light is offered by Barbara Schwartz in memory of David Schwartz.

Sestretsi will have Corporate Communion TODAY, Sunday, June 25, at 9:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy and a short meeting after the Divine Liturgy. Please try to attend.

From July 2 until September 10 we will celebrate only one (1) Divine Liturgy in both languages at 10:00 a.m.

The first Ukraine themed entry in the internationally renowned New Haven Festival of Arts and Ideas since its inception in 1996: TODAY, Sunday, June 25, 4-5:30pm. Sacred land: songs and poems of resilience from Ukraine. Choral concert of Ensemble Cherubim, conducted by Marika Kuzma against a background of images from Ukraine. Cooperative Arts & Humanities High School, 177 College St. New Haven. For more details and to purchase tickets as well to contribute to Doctors United for Ukraine (DU4U), a non-profit incorporation of Yale medical professionals delivering aid to Ukraine: Sacred Land: Songs and Poems of Resilience from Ukraine. See also flyer in the vestibule.

STAMFORD CHARITIES APPEAL REMINDER: Please don’t forget to donate for Charities Appeal. Please make check payable to the Byzantine Rite Eparchy of Stamford. DO NOT MAIL THIS FORM TO THE CHANCERY OFFICE. We sincerely ask all parishioners to make generous contributions.

69th ANNUAL HOLY DORMITION PILGRIMAGE will be held on August 12-13 at the motherhouse of the Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate in Sloatsburg. This year`s theme is “Mary, Mother of God, watch over us and our beloved Nations with your noble protection!”. The Sisters invite all our parishioners to attend! For information call: 845-753-2840 or www.ssmi-us.org