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Children of Znamynka Orphanage Treated to a Special Gift - 12/20/14

Every year around the celebration of the feast of Holy Wonderworker Nicholas, the faithful of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA offer a special seasonal gift to those for whom the Lord Himself directed to care and pray.

UOC of the USA Delivers Aid to the Wounded Soldiers and Refugees of Ukraine - 12/19/14

Once again, fulfilling the mandate of the faithful of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA, who answered the Archpastoral Appeal of the Council of Bishops, the Consistory of the Church sent additional $20,000 to the Military Medical Clinical Centers of Ukraine as well as the refugee Camps of displaced persons from Donbas region of Ukraine.

Fall Semester Concludes at St. Sophia Seminary - 12/18/14

Immersing themselves into the lives of Holy Great-martyr Barbara and Venerable John of Damascus, the distance-learning class of seminarians of Saint Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary gathered on Wednesday morning, December 17, 2014 for the Divine Liturgy celebrated at Three Holy Hierarchs chapel of the Seminary. With blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Antony, the Liturgy was served by His Grace Bishop Daniel, who was assisted by the Provost and Academic Dean of the Seminary Very Rev. Fr. Bazyl Zawierucha as well as the faculty of the academic institution of the Church.

Patron Feast Day at St. Andrew Memorial Church, South Bound Brook, NJ - 12/15/14

It was a special day of thanksgiving at Holy Apostle Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Memorial Church in South bound Brook, NJ, Sunday, December 14, 2014, as the entire Metropolia Center of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA celebrated the feast of St. Andrew the First-Called Apostle, Founder of Christ’s Church in Kyiv Rus-Ukraine.

Charitable Benefit Banquet – Touching the Lives of Ukrainian Orphans - 12/12/14

7 February, 2015 - REUNION of the Missionaries of the Church at our Metropolia’s Spiritual Center in South Bound Brook, NJ.

Hierarchs of the UOC of the USA Meet with Patriarch of Antioch John X - 12/08/14

The Patriarch of Antioch, His Beatitude John X, (who is the head of one of the oldest Christian Churches in the world) traveled from Damascus, Syria to the United States of America for the enthronement of His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph as the new spiritual father of the Antiochian Orthodox Church in North America.

ATTENTION PAROCHIAL SCHOOLS - January 10, 2015 - Caroling for Christ! - 12/07/14

Cookie Walk and Christmas Bazaar at the St Andrew Church Hall at our Metropolia Center in South Bound Brook, NJ - 12/06/14

The Ukrainian Orthodox League Chapters of Holy Ascension Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Maplewood, New Jersey kicked off the Holiday Season by hosting a Cookie Walk and Christmas Bazaar at the St Andrew Church Hall at our Metropolia Center in South Bound Brook, NJ on Saturday, December 6, 2014.

2015 Summer College Age Mission Trip to Ukrainian Orphanages! - 12/06/14

With the blessing of our Hierarchs, we are pleased to announce the dates for the College Age Mission Trip to Ukraine 2015. The 2015 trip will take place May 28 - June 13th, which includes a training day in South Bound Brook, NJ.

All Saints Camp Work Weekend! - 12/05/14

24-26 April, 2015

I AM - OYM 2014 - 2015 Theme - 12/01/14

We would like to introduce the Office of Youth & Young Adult Ministry programming theme for the 2014/2015 year: I AM. Through this theme we hope our youth gain a better understanding of who Jesus Christ is and who he is in their life.

Pan-Orthodox College Retreat - 11/30/14

The Antiochian Village Camp is sponsoring a pan-Orthodox retreat for college students, the weekend of Orthodoxy Sunday. In addition to the activities that you see here, we will be having Liturgy and subsequent services for Orthodoxy Sunday as a pan-Orthodox college student community.

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis Sign Joint Declaration - 11/29/14

Спільна декларація, підписана Папою Франциском та Вселенським Патріархом Вартоломеєм І у Стамбулі 30 листопада 2014 року

Epistle for the Nativity Fast - 11/28/14

In forty days’ time the Holy Orthodox Church will be rejoicing in the appearance of God in the flesh on the feast of the Nativity of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Before this wondrous feast day, starting on November 28, the Mother Church will lead its faithful through 40 days of preparation called the Nativity Fast. This period is also known as St. Philip’s Fast because it begins on the day following the Feast Day of St. Philip.

Victims of Genocidal Famine in Ukraine Remembered! - 11/24/14

On Saturday, November 22, 2014, the Ukrainian community, under the leadership of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA) held its now annual requiem service to commemorate the 81st Anniversary of Ukraine’s Genocide of 1932-1933, known in Ukrainian as the Holodomor.

His Eminence Metropolitan Antony Visits St. Nicholas Mission Parish in Dover, Delaware - 11/23/14

On Sunday, November 23, 2014, His Eminence, Metropolitan Antony, Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA and Ruling Hierarch of the Eastern Eparchy, made his third Archpastoral visitation as Ruling Hierarch and first Archpastoral visit as Metropolitan to St. Nicholas Ukrainian Orthodox Mission Parish in Dover, Delaware.

UOC of the USA Pilgrims Meet With the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople - 11/23/14

On Wednesday, November 19, 2014 the group of pilgrims under the leadership of His Grace Bishop Daniel arrived in Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey). The itinerary of this year’s pilgrimage placed the faithful of the Church at the ancient homeland of the Holy Ukrainian Orthodox Christian Church.

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Pilgrims of the Church Visit the Church of Nativity of our Lord in Bethlehem! - 11/18/14

On November 18, 2014, His Grace Bishop Daniel and a group of pilgrims of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA, who are in Holy Land on their annual pilgrimage, participated in a celebration of the Divine Liturgy at the Church of the Nativity of our Lord in Bethlehem.

Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA Pilgrims Pray at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher - 11/16/14

In lighting of candles we remember and truly live the words of Our Lord: "I am the Light of the World." The Light of Christ was truly experience by the pilgrims of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA in the early hours of Sunday morning, November 16, 2014, when surrounded by several thousands of pilgrims from around the world, three bishops led a procession to the grave of the Savior for the celebration of the Holy Mystery of Eucharist.

Sacred Holy Land Pilgrimage 2014 - 11/15/14

With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Antony, 25 pilgrims of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA under the spiritual leadership of His Grace Bishop Daniel traveled to Nazareth (Israel) to begin a spiritual journey of the UOC of the USA to Holy Land.

80th Anniversary of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish! - 11/14/14

On November 8, 2014 at 9:30 AM, the bell at the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Orthodox Parish in South Plainfield was joyfully ringing, welcoming the ruling bishop of the Eastern Eparchy His Eminence Metropolitan Antony to the parish. Metropolitan Antony was coming for an Archpastoral visit to his spiritual children—the flock entrusted into his hands by Christ Himself—who were celebrating the 80th anniversary of their parish.

OCMC News - 2015 OCMC Mission Team Opportunities Now Available! - 10/28/14

Consider joining an OCMC Orthodox Mission Team in 2015 and serving our Holy Orthodox Church’s unending mission effort that all people may come to know the saving love of our Lord. Be a living witness and teach the faith in Indonesia, Moldova, or Kenya; assist building efforts in Guatemala or Kenya; spread the Gospel in Albania; work with youth in Alaska, Moldova, or Albania; offer healthcare in Uganda or Guatemala; or offer your talents on other OCMC Teams. Applications and details are available online at or by calling the OCMC at 1-877-463-6787 ext. 141.

Assembly of Bishops Issues Message to the Faithful - 09/18/14

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America concluded its fifth annual meeting on Thursday in Dallas, Texas. The Assembly issued a message to the faithful:

OCF College Conference! - 09/14/14

Each year during Christmas Break, OCF’s College Conferences host hundreds of college students from across North America for four days of fellowship, prayer, and exposure to reputable Orthodox speakers.

My Faith... My Church... My Generation... - 08/12/14

Have you ever wanted to let people know what it is like to be a young adult attempting to live their faith in the 21st Century? The Consistory Offices of Young Adult Ministry and Public Relations are hoping to give you a chance to do just that.

Archived News
Hierarchs of the UOC of the USA Participate in the Meeting with the Patriarch of Antioch in New York City - 12/09/14

On Tuesday, December 9, the North American visit of His Beatitude John X, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, continued as he and His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph led an Archdiocese group to a meeting, prayers, and reception with the hierarchs of various Orthodox Churches in the United States of America. Both hierarchs of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA - His Eminence Metropolitan Antony and His Grace Bishop Daniel participated in the event.

Support St. Sophia Seminary on Giving Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 12/01/14

Historic Encounter: Visit of Pope Francis to Constantinople - 11/28/14

At the invitation of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, Pope Francis of Rome will visit the Phanar from November 29-30, 2014, in order to celebrate the feast day of St. Andrew the Apostle, the Thronal Feast of the Church of Constantinople.

THANKSGIVING 2014 - 11/26/14

As 2014 year of our Lord draws to a close, and the sacred Season of St. Philip’s (Pre-Nativity) Fast begins, we in the U.S. come again to a peculiar weekend. Our national day of Thanksgiving is perhaps the only remaining civic holiday with an overtly religious purpose: the entire nation is meant to pause and thank God for the blessings bestowed upon it. Of course, many will spend this day without any thought of God whatsoever; since they don't think of God at other times, why should this day be any different? This is a day for the people of God to delight in, however. We are a Eucharistic people; thanksgiving is our way of life. We are never more truly ourselves than when we are conscious of our dependence upon God, and God's loving providence at work in our lives.

AXIOS! Metropolitan Antony Celebrates 42nd Anniversary of the Holy Priesthood! - 11/25/14

On Wednesday, November 26, 2014 – the feast day of St. John Chrysostom, His Eminence Metropolitan Antony, First Hierarch of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA marks the 42nd anniversary of his ordination to the Holy Priesthood of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USDA through the laying on of hands of His Beatitude Metropolitan Constantine (of blessed memory).

Elevation of Deacon Michael Sawarynski to the rank of Protodeacon - 11/18/14

Sunday, 16 November, 2014 was a day of grace for the parish family of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Northampton, Pennsylvania. His Eminence Antony, Metropolitan of the U.O.C. of U.S.A., visited his spiritual children and bestowed upon them the blessings of Christ Himself through the celebration of the Eucharistic Banquet at the Holy Altar of the Lord.

Pilgrims of the UOC of the USA Visit Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 11/15/14

Reflecting upon the answer to the daily question of the pilgrimage: “What does it mean to be an Orthodox Christian in Jerusalem?” the pilgrims of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA visited the Ancient Patriarchate of Jerusalem.

Observing Veterans Day with Thanksgiving - 11/08/14

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 is Veterans Day. On this day we remember all those who have served our great nation – the men and women who put themselves in harm’s way to defend our way of life and the values we hold dear, along with the freedom which guarantees that life and those values. We owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to those killed in the line of duty, those suffering from the effects of their time of service during war and otherwise and, of course, all those who have retired from active duty. 

Parish Feast Day in Minneapolis, MN! - 11/06/14

В суботу, 1 Листопада 2014 р. Б. парафія святих Архистратигів Михаїла та Юрія в Мініаполісі штат Мінессота, була благословенна візитом свого правлячого архиєрея Єпископа Даниїла. В аеропорту Владику, котрий прибув на парафію у супроводі іподиякона Володимира Суканця, зустрічали члени парафіяльної управи громади.

Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Parish in Trenton, NJ – 95! - 11/05/14

On Sunday, November 2, 2014 the parish family of the Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Trenton, NJ celebrated their 95th Anniversary. On that blessed day His Eminence Metropolitan Antony led the clergy and the faithful in the Divine Liturgy, giving thanks and glory to God for His mercy and love. Also that day, the parish community prayed for all of those who established the parish and for the current parishioners.

Stewardship Workshop: Igniting a Flame... - 11/04/14

For many of our ancestors and family members, the fall months were a time of hard labor followed by the intense relief and joy of a bountiful harvest. For a growing number of the clergy and laity of our Holy Church, the autumn of 2014 will be remembered as a time when the seeds of renewal were sown in preparation for the harvest of revitalization and rebirth in our parishes.

90th Anniversary Celebration at St. Vladimir Cathedral in Parma, Ohio - 10/31/14

A memorable weekend was celebrated in Parma, Ohio on the last weekend in October. The cathedral parish community of St. Vladimir in Parma is ninety years old. It was time to celebrate this momentous occasion. The 90th Anniversary Committee led by Committee Chairman Serhij Peter Nahornyj, planned the celebration activities.

16 Seminarians Admitted to Various Programs of St. Sophia Seminary - 10/29/14

16 Seminarians of Saint Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA (South Bound Brook, NJ) began their theological studies this fall.

Igniting the Flame of Stewardship - 10/24/14

Saturday, November 15, 2014 9:30 am - 3:30 pm Sts. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church Carnegie, PA

Consecration of New Holy Table and Iconography at the Holy Trinity Cathedral, Broome St. – New York City - 10/23/14

A beautiful fall day of 18 October, 2014 was the background after nearly five years of careful preparation, planning and arduous spiritual and physical effort, as the faithful of Holy Trinity Cathedral, along with their parish priest and Spiritual Father V. Rev. Todor Mazur, finally arrived at the blessed day on which the heart of their parish family – a new altar – along with a completely icon written interior of their church edifice – were consecrated by His Eminence Metropolitan Antony and His Grace Bishop Daniel.  

25 October, 2014 - Nashi Predky-Our Ancestors Fall Conference - 10/23/14

Join the Historical and Educational Center for the first full-day conference of the Family History Group.

Ground Blessing for Saint Nicholas at WTC, a Place of Prayer and Peace, a Place of Hope and Love - 10/20/14

NEW YORK – More than 2,000 people gathered on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 130 Liberty Street, the new site for Saint Nicholas Orthodox National Shrine at the World Trade Center, for the historic event of the Blessing of the Ground and the symbolic “laying of the corner stone.”

UOC of the USA Continues to Help the Wounded Soldiers of Ukraine - 10/15/14

Fulfilling the mandate of the faithful of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA, who answered to the Archpastoral Appeal of the Council of Bishops, the Consistory of the Church send additional $20,000 to the Military Medical Clinical Center of the Western Region in Lviv, Ukraine.

Inaugural Follow Me Pilgrimage Concludes! - 10/14/14

Over Columbus Day Weekend, high school and college students from across the country made a pilgrimage to the Metropolitan Center in South Bound Brook, NJ. The weekend was designed to guide the participants through a journey or pilgrimage that was not only physical but spiritual.  The Pilgrimage was conceived following the success of the High School Mission to the Metropolitan Center in 2013.  Members of that mission team really enjoyed the experience and thought it would be wonderful for more youth to experience life at St. Sophia Seminary and the Consistory Office as well as being able to give back to the church in a meaningful way... the Follow Me Pilgrimage was the answer to this call.

Annual Clergy Conference - Day 2! - 10/09/14

Day two of the Clergy Conference featured an incredibly enriching – spiritually, intellectually, pastorally and emotionally – full-day presentation by Mr. Bill Marines – Attorney, Legal Consultant to the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA and motivational speaker concerning Stewardship in Orthodox parishes all over the USA and beyond. The title of the presentation was: “How can we Better Live our Callings and Improve our Lives, Parishes and Parishioners?”

Annual Clergy Conference Convenes - 10/07/14

On Monday evening, 6 October, His Eminence Metropolitan Antony and His Grace Bishop Daniel welcomed the participants in Clergy Conference 2014 to the Center of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA beginning with a Vesper service in Three Hierarchs Chapel at St. Sophia Seminary.

All Saints Camp needs your help! - 10/06/14

The All Saints Camp Maintenance Committee is looking for men, women and teenagers to help with various projects and tasks requiring upkeep or completion at the camp.

Archpastoral Visit to Lorain, OH - 10/03/14

Sunday September 28th was a special day for the members of St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Lorain Ohio. On that day His Grace Daniel, Ruling Bishop of the Western Eparchy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in USA visited our parish. He was escorted by Ver. Rev. John Harvey, Dean of PennOhio Deanery pastor of Sts Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox parish in Youngstown, OH and Protodeacon Ihor Mahlay from St. Vladimir’s Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Parma, OH. One of the main reasons for the visit was to officially install Fr. Dmitri Belenki as a fulltime pastor of our parish. 

Celebration in Parma, OH - 09/29/14

On Sunday, September 28, 2014 the United Ukrainian Organizations of Ohio celebrated their 85th Anniversary. The celebration began with a memorial service at St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, which was led by the Archpastor of the Cathedral – His Grace Bishop Daniel of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the US.

Family Fest 2014 - 09/28/14

Family Fest participants was extremely moved that His Eminence Metropolitan Antony and the Seminarians of St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary (South Bound Brook, NJ) were able to join us for part of the weekend!

2014 Winter Mission Trip to Ukrainian Orphanage! - 09/28/14

With the blessing of the Council of Bishops, the Consistory Office of Christian Charity in cooperation with the Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA announce the date for the winter missionary trip to Znamianka Orphanage for the faithful of our Church.

Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk Met with Ukrainian Community in U.S.A. - 09/26/14

On Thursday, September 25, Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk met with the Ukrainian community in the United States in New York, where the Head of Government stays on a working visit.

Follow Me Pilgrimage - 09/26/14

The Consistory Office of Youth & Young Adult Ministry is excited to announce the first Follow Me Pilgrimage for high school and college students to be held Columbus Day Weekend (October 10-13, 2014) at the Metropolia Center of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA in South Bound Brook, NJ.

Sts Peter & Paul Parish in Youngstown Celebrates 90 Blessed Years - 09/23/14

Some ninety years ago, out of small house-church gatherings, Sts. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Youngstown, OH was founded and incorporated. This movement took hold and property was purchased on the West Side. A wooden church and hall were quickly outgrown and more properties were purchased, a cemetery established leading to the magnificent church structure, the Ukrainian Orthodox Center and Pavilion that exist today.

New Mosaic Blessed in Bayonne, NJ - 09/21/14

On Sunday, September 21, the Feast of the Nativity of the Most Holy Birth-Giver of God, His Eminence Metropolitan Antony, Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA and His Grace Bishop Daniel, Ruling Hierarch of the Western Eparchy of the UOC of the USA celebrated the Divine Liturgy in Holy Wisdom Ukrainian Orthodox parish, Bayonne, NJ. Assisting the hierarchs of the Church were Rev. Fr. Myroslav Schirta - pastor of the parish family, Archimandrite Athanasiy of St. Tikhon Orthodox Monastery and Hieromonk Paisius (Romanian Orthodox Archdiocese).

Ukrainian Historical and Educational Center of New Jersey Represented at Franklin Day Festival - 09/20/14

Live music, vendors, artists, craftspeople, dance performances, great food, children’s activities and more entertained attendees at the Franklin Day Festival on Saturday, September 20, 2014 in the beautiful, scenic Colonial Park in Somerset, NJ.

Youth Ministry Certification Offered through St. Sophia Seminary! - 09/19/14

The Consistory Office of Youth & Young Adult Ministry in collaboration with St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary is pleased to announce a Youth Ministry Certification program.  Delegates of the UOC-USA Youth Sobor have repeatedly offered resolutions requesting advanced education for youth workers; we developed this course to address their requests and to help support this ministry that is so vital to the health of our parishes.

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko Visited Washington, DC - 09/19/14

On September 18, 2014, the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko concluded his working visit to the United States of America. During his visit to the nation’s capital, the President of Ukraine met with President Barack Obama.

Annual Assembly Meeting Progresses with Constructive Dialogue - 09/17/14

More than 35 members of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America joined in celebrating the Divine Liturgy Tuesday morning, September 16, at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Dallas, Texas. At the conclusion of the Liturgy, the bishops offered a memorial service for the repose of the soul of Metropolitan Philip of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese. The bishops are gathered in Dallas for the fifth annual meeting of the Assembly of Bishops.

Annual Assembly Convenes with Clergy-Laity Gathering in Dallas, TX - 09/16/14

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America commenced its fifth annual meeting Monday, September 15, with a Pan-Orthodox Clergy-Laity Gathering in Dallas, Texas. Some two hundred people attended, including more than 30 bishops representing the member jurisdictions of the Assembly.

Permanent Conference of Ukrainian Orthodox Bishops Beyond the Borders of Ukraine Meets - 09/13/14

Moved by the ongoing conflicts in Ukraine and throughout the world, the hierarchs of the Permanent Conference of Ukrainian Orthodox Bishops Beyond the Borders of Ukraine convened their annual meeting on 9-11 September, 2014 in Clearwater, FL.

20 September, 2014 - Ukrainian Orthodox Stewardship Seminar - 09/08/14

With the blessing of His Eminence, Metropolitan Antony, and His Grace, Bishop Daniel and their full spiritual support and encouragement, I am pleased to inform you of an critical series of Ukrainian Orthodox Stewardship Seminars to be held regionally across the country, beginning in September. These seminars represent a commitment of our Consistory to help our faithful experience the ways that Orthodox Stewardship can be a dynamic force for positive change and spiritual growth in our Ukrainian Orthodox parishes and across the Metropolia.

Consistory Circular Posted Online - 09/08/14

English Language September-November 2014 Issue

OCAMPR to Hold Annual Conference - 6-8 November, 2014 - 09/07/14

Orthodox Christian Association of Medicine, Psychology, and Religion - OCAMPR exists to foster interdisciplinary dialogue and promote Christian fellowship among healing professionals in medicine, psychology and religion. Members pursue an understanding of the whole person which integrates the basic assumptions of medicine, psychology and religion within the Orthodox Christian faith in educating and serving Church and community.

September-November 2014 Issue of the Consistory Circular - 09/07/14

In Ukrainian Language

UOC of USA Sends Two Representatives to the IOCC Serve-Xtreme Youth Conference - 09/05/14

The Consistory Office of Youth and Ypung Adult Ministry was pleased to send two representatives to the International Orthodox Christian Charities(IOCC) Youth Conference in Minneapolis, MN from August 3 - 9, 2014.

12-13 September, 2014 - OCF Mid-Atlantic Retreat - 09/03/14

Patriarchal Encyclical on Preservation of God's Creation - 08/29/14

Having “within ourselves the inviolable memory of the Lord’s judgment,” we give witness from this Sacred Centre of all Orthodoxy to the truth of the Word and draw the attention of all to the dangers that lie before us, which God’s grace will surely avoid in its loving providence. And we invite everyone to work for the preservation and return of our world to the Source of Life, through the intercessions of our All-holy and Ever-blessed Theotokos, of St. Symeon the Stylite, and of all the Saints. Amen.


Family Fest 2014 - 08/29/14

Hope everyone is having a good start to their summer! It’s not too early to start planning to attend Family Fest at All Saints Camp this coming Labor Day Weekend! A flyer and registration form are attached. Please feel free to post at your church and forward onto family and friends. Young adults and singles are welcome to join our “Family Fest Family”!

Mommy and Me Daddy and Me 2014 - 08/28/14

Mommy and Me/Daddy and Me 2014 participants enjoyed a wonderful, if somewhat chilly encampment this year. Families traveled from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Illinois, and Indiana to spend a week at the beautiful All Saints Camp facility in Emlenton, PA learning more about the week’s theme, “I Am…”. The week provided exciting activities for the children, a relaxing setting for parents, and spiritually edifying programming for all.

New Publication: Small Prayer Book! - 08/24/14

Available for shipment in August. PREORDER NOW!

23rd Ukrainian Independence Day Observance at the Metropolia Center - 08/23/14

Various Ukrainian-American religious and secular community centers throughout the country are marking the 23rd Independence Day of Ukraine during the weekend of August 22-24, 2014. Such celebration took place at the Metropolia Center of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA in South Bound Brook/Somerset, NJ on Friday, August 22nd. The Ukrainian Historical and Educational Center of New Jersey in cooperation with the Consistory Offices of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA organized the event.

On the Celebration of 23rd Ukrainian Independence Day - 08/22/14



Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA Reaches Out to Wounded Ukrainian Soldiers - 08/18/14

For many Americans, the ongoing war in Eastern Ukraine seems like a distant event that rarely reaches into their lives. But at the parish communities of the UOC of the USA, every single Sunday, the congregations come face to face with stories of people wounded in that war and offer prayers, conversations, concern, and a bit of healing for the souls at the places of worship.

St. Nicholas Parish Picnic in Troy, NY - 08/17/14

17 серпня 2014 року парaфія св. Миколая в місті Трой, Нью-Йорк відчинила свої двері для свого ієрарха, Високопреосвященнішого митрополита Антонія, який завітав разом з усіма семінаристами на парафіяльний традиційний щорічний пікнік. У такий особливий спосіб віряни та духовенство поєднали щиру молитву з відпочинком. Божественна літургія, яку очолював Високопреосвященніший владика Антоній разом з настоятелем отцем Василем, відбулася в парку, неподалік міста Трой.

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