On the Great Council of the Orthodox Church
Already there is much talk about the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church. Between now and June 19, 2016, when the council officially opens on the island of Crete, there will be many rumors and much spin. Some will be justified; like other patriarchal institutions, Orthodox Churches are not normally known for their transparency. However, other chatter will be less than helpful. What follow are some brief clarifications on basic questions surrounding the council.
Souper Bowl Sunday 2016 is FEBRUARY 7, 2016!
Team up with Ukrainian Orthodox League of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA in our Annual Souper Bowl of Caring. Rally your parish and church youth to champion this social service ministry by feeding the poor and caring for those in need around the world. It's easy! Your parish youth can collect donations on or near February 7, 2016 and direct the collected donations to UOL in order to benefit the ministry of St. Andrew Society of our Holy Church – benefitting the elderly and soup kitchens in Ukraine.
ATTENTION STUDENTS of the UOC of the USA: The John C. Kulis Charitable Foundation Scholarships Available!
We are committed to supporting the scholastic future of all eligible students. We encourage students to honor Dr. Kulis’ legacy by considering pursuing a career in the field of science or medicine and our scholarship committee is particularly interested in rewarding students with exemplary community or church service records. We offer a variety of different types of scholarships. We invite you to learn more about which scholarship might be the right for you and to apply if you meet the eligibility requirements.
7 February, 2016 – Orthodox Scout Sunday!
The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA has designated February 7, 2016 as Orthodox Scout Sunday. The Eastern Orthodox Committee on Scouting is an official agency of the Assembly of Bishops.
March 19 - "Nashi Predky-Our Ancestors" Spring 2016 Genealogy Workshop
Featuring staff members of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, who will give presentations on documenting the experiences of Ukrainians and other ethnic groups during and after World War II, and how to make use of the research resources at the USHMM and the International Tracing Service.
2016 OCF REAL BREAK Opportunities
OCF’s Real Break aims to prepare college students to be socially informed Orthodox Christian citizens of this world, while directing their focus on the world to come, the kingdom of heaven. Built on a foundation of fellowship, education, worship, and service, Real Break provides students the opportunity to understand the true meaning of seeing Christ in the other – traveling to all parts of the world deepening their faith, serving those in need, and cultivating relationships with like-minded peers.
Winter Wonderland at the Metropolia Center of the Church
As the early morning hours of Saturday January 23, 2016 brought a brand new day to the Spiritual Center of the UOC of the USA and the residents of South Bound Brook/Somerset, NJ – the winter blizzard covered with over 20 inches of snow every aspect of the entire Metropolia Center.
Theophany of our Lord Celebration with Bishop Daniel in Jones, Oklahoma
On Sunday 17 January 2016, His Grace Bishop DANIEL assisted by three subdeacons and seven altar servers presided over a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at his parish of St Mary Dormition Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Jones, Oklahoma.
Caroling for Christ: Bethlehem Story Alive at the Metropolia
With about 200 participants in the second annual “Caroling for Christ” concert sponsored by the Consistory of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA, some 350 people witnessed a powerful and spiritually uplifting event at the Ukrainian Cultural Center of the UOC of the USA on Saturday, January 16, 2016.
NY City Archpastoral Visit of His Grace Bishop Daniel - Владика Даниїл відвідав парафію Пресвятої Тройці в Ню Йорку
10 січня 2016 року, у першу Неділю після Різдва Христового, Преосвященний Владика Даниїл відвідав парафію Пресвятої Трійці у місті Ню Йорку. Нашого Владику зустріли юні вихованці зі школи Святої Трійці, котрі привітали Архиєрея теплими словами і щирою колядою, побажавши міцного здоров'я. А разом із настоятелем храму Святої Трійці протоієреєм Тодором Мазуром та протоієреєм Степаном Чопком, просили у нашого Архиєрея молитов перед Господом та Божого Благословіння усім парафіянам цього святого храму.
UOC of the USA Represented at Scholars’ Meeting at Ecumenical Patriarchate
Dr. Gayle Woloschak, member of the Council of Metropolia of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA was among a group of 30 Orthodox Christian scholars who participated in a gathering at the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople here January 4-5, 2016 for the purpose of establishing connections with theologians and academics working in various disciplines and ministries throughout the world and to become better acquainted with their interests and aspirations for the Church, especially in light of the forthcoming Holy and Great Council.
Celebration of the Nativity of Christ at St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Parma, OH
During this Nativity Season, St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral parish family in Parma, Ohio experienced the wondrous mystery of the Incarnation of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.B People rejoiced celebrating the Lord’s Nativity, especially as the entire parish family was blessed to have both hierarchs – the spiritual fathers of the UOC of the USA to share with them the great news of the Birth of Christ the Savior!
Nativity Epistle of the Permanent Conference of Ukrainian Orthodox Bishops Beyond the Borders of Ukraine
The light of Christ’s birth shines upon all of us once again. The Star beckons us to follow through the forty days of fasting and preparation of our bodies and souls. Let us glorify Him not just by words, but with our whole lives. As we gather with our families for the Nativity feast day, we pray that we will see the Light of the World, like the shepherds and Magi on that Bethlehem night and become “heralds of grace.” This is the Light of God’s Truth and Love.
A Sacred Journey Through Ukraine
June 17 – 30, 2016
14 Day All Inclusive Tour with His Grace Bishop Daniel
Kyiv • Chernihiv • Baturyn • Kaniv • Pereiaslav Khmelnytsky • Kamianets Podilsky • Dnister Riverboat Cruise •
Bakota Monastery • Kytajhorod • Zarvanytsia • Ternopil •
Pochaiiv • Lviv • Ivano Frankivsk • Maniavsky Skyt
Give the Gift of Camp!
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2016 OCMC Mission Trip Opportunities
2016 Orthodox Mission Teams are now available! Please prayerfully consider joining one of the teams that will be serving in Alaska, Albania, Guatemala, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, and Uganda. Spend two weeks volunteering at a youth camp, teaching the faith, empowering Orthodox women, restoring a church, or providing healthcare. All are needed, and anyone over 18 can serve!
Orthodox Christian Fellowship’s Real Break 2015
Announcing Orthodox Christian Fellowship’s Real Break 2015 - during spring break! Real Break provides college students the opportunity to understand the true meaning of seeing Christ in others - traveling to all parts of the world deepening their faith, serving those in need, and cultivating relationships with like-minded peers.
|Third Anniversary of Metropolitan Antony’s Enthronement - 01/30/16|
Three years ago His Eminence Metropolitan Antony was formally Enthroned as the 4th Metropolitan of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA in St. Andrew the First Called Apostle Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Silver Spring, MD. On January 30th His Eminence Metropolitan Antony celebrates his Name's Day (St. Anthony the Great) and his birthday.
|CHRISTMAS ENCYCLICAL of Ecumenical Patriarch BARTHOLOMEW - 01/05/16|
The sweetness of the holy night of Christmas once again embraces the world. In the midst of human toil and suffering, crisis and challenge, greed and hatred, anxiety and despair, the mystery of the divine incarnation presents the same cha rm as a truly tangible and ever contemporary reality, urging “the inhabitants of the world to learn righteousness” (cf. Is. 26:9), for “today our Savior is born” (Lk 2:11).
|UPDATED: Mrs. Dorothy Scharba of Blessed Memory! - 01/04/16|
It is with a profound depth of sadness and prayer that the Consistory Office of Public Relations of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA prayerfully announces that the servant of God Dorothy Scharba, mother of His Eminence Metropolitan Antony, has reposed in Christ - born to eternal life - after a lengthy illness on January 4, 2016. May her memory be eternal!
|Nativity of our Lord Archpastoral Letter of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America! - 01/04/16|
On these most blessed days of the Nativity of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, we are all invited to consider how we may manifest among our neighbors the love, mercy and compassion of the Christ-child. This is especially important because Christmas represents the profound and sacred point in history when invisible God, taking the form of a servant,dwells among us. From this time forth the eternal message of salvation is not merely declared through law and prophetic message, but is finally something, as Saint John the Evangelist says, thatwehave heard, that we have seen with our eyes, that we have looked at and touched with our hands (1 John 1: 1).
|The Missionaries of the UOC of the USA and Diaspora Complete the Winter Mission Trip Outreach Activities in Znamianka, Ukraine - 12/27/15|
Nine individuals from across the globe traveled to Znamianka (Kirovohrad region), Ukraine during the Gregorian Calendar Christmas celebration season in order to share the joy of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker feast with over 100 handicapped children of Znamianka State Orphanage.
|2016 College Student Mission Trip to Ukrainian Orphanages - 12/24/15|
The College Student Mission Trip to aid orphanages in Ukraine, is a ministry of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA. We hope to bring aid and comfort to special needs orphans and orphanages in a country that currently does not have the means to do so. By our actions, we hope to show the face of Christ to these children, their caregivers, their administrators, our host families and all we come in contact with and by doing so reaffirm the Holy Orthodox Faith amongst the people of Ukraine.
|19 грудня 2015р. Українська Школа при церкві-пам'ятнику Св. Андрія Первозванного відсвяткувала свято Миколая - 12/19/15|
На запрошення Адміністрації Школи, вчителів та школярів у Культурному Центрі Української Православної Церкви США відбувся концерт до дня Святого Миколая. Завітали на наше свято дуже багато гостей. У свою чергу були присутні Голова Консисторії та Єпископ Західної Єпархії Преосвященніший Єпископ Даниїл, парафіяни церкви-пам'ятника Св. Андрія Первозванного, семінаристи, батьки учасників нашого свята. Головним гостем цього свята, на яке завжди чекають наші діти був Святий Миколай.
|The Youth of Portland, OR Helps the Children of Ukrainian Orphanages - Парафіяльна молодь із Портланд, ОР допомагає дітям Українських інтернатів - 12/15/15|
In this grateful spirit, the children and teenagers of St. John the Baptist in Portland, Oregon have presented a check for $1,000 to His Grace Bishop Daniel to help support the children of the Znamyanka orphanage in Ukraine. They raised these funds by making and then selling handcrafted items at our church craft fair in November. This is just one opportunity for our children to give to the children of Znamyanka. But, they were happy to give even more.
|St. Andrew Parish Feast Day in Silver Spring, MD - 12/14/15|
The parish feast day at St Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Silver Spring, MD (on the outskirts of Washington, DC) is always a wonderful celebration. This year, it was made more special by the fact that we, as a parish, marked the anniversary of 20 years in the Holy Priesthood of our beloved Very Rev. Father Volodymyr Steliac.
|From the Hills of Kyiv to the Hills of Hollywood – St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Los Angeles, CA Celebrates Patronal Feast Day - 12/14/15|
Sunday morning, December 13, 2015 was a day of fervent spiritual reflection for many Orthodox Christians throughout the world, but especially for many Ukrainian Orthodox Christians, as the Church celebrated the feast of Holy Apostle Andrew the First-Called, the Enlightener of Kyiv Rus-Ukraine.
|The Inaugural “Christmas at the Seminary” Fundraiser - 12/13/15|
As Christians prepare themselves this Lenten Season for the upcoming feast of the Nativity of Christ, so do the students of Saint Sophia's Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary in South Bound Brook, New Jersey. In between classes and preparing for their semester’s final exams, the students began to decorate their home for the first ever “Christmas at the Seminary”- capturing the essence of the Holy Wonderworker Saint Nicholas. On Saturday, December 12th, friends and supporters of the Seminary were welcomed into the Seminary building that to learn about the school, the historic building, and meet with the current full-time and part-time students.
|Громада церкви-пам’ятника Св. Андрія Первозванного у Саут Баунд Бруці відсвяткували храмове свято - 12/10/15|
6 грудня 2015 року у церкві-пам'ятнику Святого Апостола Андрія Первозванного відбулися урочистості з нагоди храмового свята. У цей гарний недільний та сонячний ранок перед Божественною Літургією на сходах храму діти Суботньої Школи, Староста Дмитро Козлюк, від імені Сестрицтва п. д. Леся Сівко із хлібом та сіллю та настоятель храму отець Юрій Сівко привітали Високопреосвященніного Митрополита Антонія.
|Memory Eternal: Deacon David Mascarenas - 12/09/15|
It is with a profound depth of sadness and prayer that the Consistory Office of Public Relations of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA prayerfully announces that the servant of God, Deacon David Mascarenas (of St. Anthony of the Desert Ukrainian Orthodox Mission in Las Cruses, NM) has reposed in Christ - born to eternal life - after a lengthy illness on December 9, 2015. May his memory be eternal!
|Join Us for the First Annual CHRISTMAS AT THE SEMINARY - 12/09/15|
The Faculty and seminarians of our St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary are grateful for your financial support throughout the year and we hope that you join us for the inaugural “Christmas at the Seminary”. This event is open for the whole family on Saturday, December 12, 2015 from 1:00 to 5:30 p.m. at St. Sophia Seminary (1950 Easton Avenue, Somerset, NJ). There will be drop-in Christmas-themed activities, ornament making and cookie decorating for the entire family. Light refreshments will also be served.
|64th Anniversary of St. Katherine Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Arden Hills, MN! - 12/07/15|
The month of December is always special for the local Ukrainian Orthodox community in Arden Hills, MN dedicated to St. Katherine the Great, which anticipated with happiness and excitement a grand celebration of the holy fourth-century saint’s Godly life. This day also comes with reflection and thanksgiving on the sacrifice and ministry of the parish family that bears her name, and this formed the focus of the festivities this year.
|Invest in the Future of the Church: Support St. Sophia Seminary on Giving Tuesday, December 1 - 11/30/15|
Our Seminary is once again participating in the #GivingTuesday global charitable movement by encouraging the alumni, faculty, students, staff, clergy and all the faithful of the #UOCofUSA to kick-off the holiday gift-giving season with a donation to St. Sophia Seminary Fund. Giving Tuesday is the global day for giving back created in response to the commercialization and consumerism of the holiday season and as a reminder of the need to support nonprofit institutions like our own Seminary.
|St. Andrei Ukrainian Orthodox Parish Opens Its Doors Following the Formation of a New Parish Family - 11/28/15|
November 28, 2015 - Saturday following Thanksgiving celebrations in the United States of America became a true Thanksgiving Day for the parish family of St. Andrei Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Jamaica, NY. Both hierarchs of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA traveled from the Metropolia Center of the Church (South Bound Brook, NJ) to the newly reestablished Orthodox family of Christians from various ethnic backgrounds. Greetings and joyful chanting in Ukrainian, Romanian, English, Church-Slovanic and Polish languages enabled faithful of Jamaica (New York Metropolitan area) to participate in a truly multinational Divine Liturgy with Metropolitan Antony and Bishop Daniel, who led the prayer service of the day.
|AXIOS! Metropolitan Antony Celebrates 43rd Anniversary of the Holy Priesthood! - 11/25/15|
On Thursday, November 26, 2015 – the feast day of St. John Chrysostom, His Eminence Metropolitan Antony, First Hierarch of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA marks the 43rd anniversary of his ordination to the Holy Priesthood of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA through the laying on of hands of His Beatitude Metropolitan Constantine (of blessed memory).
|Students of St. Sophia Seminary Tour the St. Sophia Seminary Library at the Metropolia Center - 11/24/15|
On Wednesday, November 25, 2015 the current full-time student body of Saint Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary visited and toured the Seminary Library. Saint Sophia Seminary Library is located at the Consistory of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA in South Bound Brook, New Jersey. A presentation of the library, its holdings and most importantly how to check out a library book was presented to the gathered students by librarian, Pani Laryssa Bulya.
|Hierarchs of the UOC of the USA Visit Ukrainian Orthodox Parish Community of Baltimore, MD - 11/23/15|
On November 22nd, 2015 the parish family of Holy Archangel Michael Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Baltimore, MD celebrated its Feast Day with His Eminence Metropolitan Antony, His Grace Bishop Daniel and clergy from other parishes with their families, the parishioners, and guests.
|Ukrainian-American Community of NY Metropolitan Area Remembers Victims of Genocidal Famine in Ukraine of 1932-1933 - 11/22/15|
As millions of Ukrainians throughout the world marked the 82nd Anniversary of Ukraine’s Genocidal Famine of 1932-1933, the walls of the 19th century St. Patrick Cathedral in New York, NY welcomed and were filled with thousands of people and solemn chanting of a Memorial service, honoring the memory of about 10 million people, the victims of the artificially created Genocide-Famine in Ukraine.
|Annual Fall Retreat in Wilmington, DE - 11/20/15|
Sts. Peter and Paul Parish Ukrainian Orthodox League Sponsors Their Annual Fall Retreat
On Saturday, November 14, Parishioners from Churches in Wilmington, DE, Dover, DE and Trenton, NJ gathered together at Sts. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Wilmington, DE to participate in our UOL sponsored Fall Retreat. Thirty-five people came in anticipation of hearing our Spiritual Father and Shepherd, His Eminence, Metropolitan Antony, deliver the opening address.
|Metropolitan Antony Visits Wilmington, Delaware - 11/16/15|
On a beautiful, sunny Sunday morning, November 15, 2015, His Eminence, Metropolitan Antony, First Hierarch of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA and Ruling Bishop of the Eastern Eparchy visited Saints Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church. His Eminence was greeted at the door with roses by Grace Duncan who represented the youth of the Parish.
|Our Prayers are with the People of FRANCE - Нарід Франції в Наших Молитвах - 11/14/15|
As terrorists continue their evil and barbaric attacks in France, we are once again forced to witness the resulting death on our television screens. It is difficult to believe that once again the actions of evil people force us to relive the moments of the terrorist attack upon our own people in the United States of America, with the loss in 2001 of nearly 3,000 human beings in the World Trade Center attack.
|Veterans Day Moleben Prayer Service - 11/12/15|
On November 11th, 2015 – the nation’s Veterans Day, at 11 o'clock in the morning upon the request of Ukrainian-American Veterans, Moleben service was held for all the Veterans who served in the United States Armed Forces.
|THE FUTURE OF OUR UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH: Strategic Plan Process is under way! - 11/11/15|
The Mission of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA is to offer healing, comfort, wholeness, spiritual fulfillment and joy as we work together to reveal the beauty of God’s creation by proclaiming and living the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
|Observing Veterans Day with Thanksgiving and Prayer - 11/10/15|
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 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.
|The First Lady of Ukraine Visits St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Community in Silver Spring, MD - 11/10/15|
On Sunday, November 8, 2015, the entire Ukrainian Orthodox community of Metropolitan DC area was treated to a rare opportunity to welcome in their midst a special guest of honor. In the early hours of Sunday morning, Mrs. Maryna Poroshenko entered through the doors of St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox cathedral in Silver Spring, MD in order to share in a prayer service for the fallen victims of Ukrainian Genocide.
|Ukrainian-American Community Dedicates Great Famine of 1932-1933 Memorial in US capital - 11/09/15|
A historic monument commemorating the millions of Ukrainians who died during a Soviet-era famine was unveiled on November 7, 2015 in the US capital, in a ceremony that brought back horrific memories for survivors.
|11-й Звичайний Собор Українських Православних Громад в Діаспорі відбувся в Мюнхені, Німеччина - 11/08/15|
Духовенство та віруючі з різних Українських Православних парафіяльних громад Франції, Німеччини, Австрії, Бельгії, Великобританії, Австралії та Нової Зеландії зібралися у Мюнхені, Німеччина для 11-го Звичайного Собору Української Православної Церкви в Діаспорі за участі духовенства та мирян з 30 жовтня – по 1 листопада 2015 року.
|"Молитва гоїть рани минулого" - у США молилися за жертв Голодомору. Відео - 11/08/15|
"Prayer Heals the wounds of the past"
|Veteran's Day 2015 - 11/06/15|
11am on 11 November — Moleben Service to honor All our Veterans. Service will be held in front of the Veteran's Monument.
|65th Anniversary Celebration St. Mary Protectress - Pokrova Parish, Rochester, NY - 11/01/15|
On a gray, chilly, misty morning of Sunday, October 25, 2015, the children of St. Mary the Protectress Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church, Rochester, New York, welcomed His Eminence Metropolitan Antony with flowers, Parish Council President Lydia Dzus & Sisterhood President Zina Dzus-DeBole greeted him with the traditional bread & salt, welcoming him to the parish on the monumental occasion of the 65th Parish Jubilee. Then, Metropolitan Antony was greeted by parish rector, Rev. Ihor Krekhovetsky, along with visiting clergy from the Western New York Deanery, Rev. Yuri Kasyanov of Holy Trinity Parish, Cheektowaga; Rev. Mykola Andrushkiw of St. Luke’s, Warners; Rev. Vasyl Dovgan of St. Nicholas, Troy.
|11th Regular Sobor of Ukrainian Orthodox Communities in Diaspora Took Place in Munich, Germany - 11/01/15|
Clergy and faithful from various Ukrainian Orthodox parish communities from across France, Germany, Australia, Belgium, Great Britain, Australia and New Zealand gathered in Munich, Germany for the 11th Regular Clergy-Laity Gathering- Sobor of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Diaspora during the weekend of October 30 – November 1, 2015.
|Hierarchs of the UOC of the USA Meet with the Ecumenical Patriarch - 10/30/15|
On Thursday, October 30, 2015 His Eminence Metropolitan Antony, the Prime Hierarch of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA and His Grace Bishop Daniel, President of the Consistory of the UOC of the USA met with His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I in Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey).
|Prayers for the Cancer Patients Offered at St. Andrew Memorial Church - 10/27/15|
It was mostly silent inside St. Andrew the First Called Ukrainian Orthodox Memorial Church on Monday evening (October 26, 2015) as roughly 100 parishioners stood in reflection of the spiritual and physical journey of many cancer patients for whom a healing prayer service – Akathist Hymn to the Mother of God – Healer of Caner was served by Bishop Daniel and chanted by the student body of St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary in South Bound Brook, NJ.
|Bishop Daniel Visits Venerable Job of Pochaiv Parish Community in Los Alamos, NM - 10/26/15|
On October 24th and 25th, 2015, His Grace Bishop Daniel, the Ruling Hierarch of the Western Eparchy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the United States of America, made his first official visit to the parish of St. Job of Pochaiv parish family in Los Alamos, New Mexico. He presided over Great Vespers on Saturday evening and served the Divine Liturgy on the following morning, helping the parish family celebrate the Fathers of the Seventh Ecumenical Council.
|Akathist to the Mother of God Healer of Cancer - Акафіст до Божої Матері Цілительці від Захворювання на рак - 10/25/15|
Annually, the month of October is dedicated in our country to National Breast Cancer Awareness. On Monday October 26 at 7:00 p.m. come and join us for the celebration of the Akathist Hymn to the Mother of God “Healer of Cancer.” at St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Memorial Church in South Bound Brook, NJ... We invite all to come who are in need of the healing touch of the Mother of God. The hymns of this particular Akathist Service will console anyone who is suffering from cancer, or who has loved ones who are ill. Come and bring a friend for this Prayer Service that strengthens and gives hope during a time of suffering and pain.
|Ukrainian Historical and Educational Center of New Jersey: Fall 2015 "Nashi Predky" Ukrainian Genealogy Conference - Great Success - 10/24/15|
|2015 Annual Clergy Conference - 10/24/15|
Our UOC of the USA is blessed in so many ways; one of those blessings is our committed and God-loving bishops, deacons, and priests. While it is hard to carve out the time and find the money for it, they enjoy getting together each year at the Clergy Conference to renew friendships, share joys and sorrows, worship, and learn from conference speakers. This year the conference took on greater depth as it included the funeral services for V. Rev. Anatoliy Dokhvat, the priest of Sts. Peter and Paul parish in Millville NJ.
|October 25th is College Student Sunday! - 10/22/15|
The Assembly of Bishops has designated the fourth Sunday of October, in conjunction with OCF’sOrthodox Awareness Month, as the date for College Student Sunday. For 2015, this falls on Sunday, October 25th.
|All Saints Camp Manager – Position Available - 10/22/15|
The Consistory of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA opens an active search for a Manager position of All Saints Ukrainian Orthodox Church Camp in Emlenton, PA
|Memory Eternal: Priest Anatoliy Dokhvat of blessed memory... - 10/20/15|
It is with a profound depth of sadness and prayer that we inform the clergy and the faithful of our Holy Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA about the falling asleep of a servant of God Very Rev. Fr. Anatoliy Dokhvat, pastor of Sts Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox parish in Millville, NJ.
|Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Parish in Trenton, NJ Celebrates 96th Anniversary with Bishop Daniel - 10/19/15|
In the basement of Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Church on Sunday morning – October 18, 2015 - 8 women paused from cutting up bread, carrots and cantaloupe, stirring corn and mopping the floor to reflect on the celebration for which they were working so hard to prepare.
|Hierarchs of the UOC of the USA Participate in the Award Ceremony for Vice President Joe Biden as the Recipient of the 2015 Athenagoras Human Rights Award - 10/17/15|
Upon the invitation of the Archons of the Order of St. Andrew, His Eminence Metropolitan Antony and His Grace Bishop Daniel participated in the award ceremony in New York City on October 17, 2015, honoring the Vice President of the United States of America Joe Biden.
|Молитва в день свята Покрова Пресвятої Богородиці - 10/15/15|
14 вересня 2015р. у день свята Покрови Пресвятої Богородиці на цвинтарі Св. Андрія Первозванного в духовному осередку митрополії УПЦ США в Савт Бавнд Бруці, Н. Дж. була проведена панахида за загиблими воїнами УПА, які відстоювали волю і незалежність України.
|Memory Eternal: Pani Matka Carole Hotrovich of Blessed Memory - 10/14/15|
It is with a profound depth of sadness and prayer that we inform the clergy and the faithful of our Holy Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA about the falling asleep of a servant of God Pani Matka Carole Hotrovich, wife of Fr. Peter Hotrovich of blessed memory.
|Bishop Daniel Visits the Ukrainian Orthodox Community in Sharon, PA - 10/12/15|
On Sunday, October 11, 2015, His Grace Bishop Daniel, the Ruling Hierarch of the Western Eparchy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the United States of America, made a pastoral visit to St John the Baptist Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Sharon, Pennsylvania. He was accompanied by four seminarians from St. Sophia Seminary in South Bound Brook, New Jersey – Subdeacon Ivan Chopko, seminarians Mykola Zomchak, Mykhailo Bokalo and Ihor Protsak. The congregation was excited to have the honor of hosting their hierarch, but it was also the day for two of its faithful to be recognized.
|AXIOS – Metropolitan Antony Celebrates 30 Years of Archpastoral Service - 10/05/15|
Thirty years ago, October 6, 1985, His Eminence Metropolitan ANTONY was consecrated at St. Andrew the First Called Ukrainian Orthodox Memorial Church in South Bound Brook, NJ as bishop of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA.
|Bishop Daniel Ordains Subdeacon Vasyl Shak to Deaconate - 10/04/15|
“I felt like I was in heaven, watching and participating in the Divine Liturgy with the ordination of a new Deacon,” Pavlo Symonchuk, a recent immigrant from Ukraine to Somerset/Bridgewater, NJ, was talking about the ordination to the Holy Deaconate on Sunday, October 4, 2015 at St. Andrew the First Called Apostle Ukrainian Orthodox Memorial Church in South Bound Brook, NJ.