UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH OF THE USA
CONSISTORY OFFICE OF PUBLIC RELATIONS
NY/NJ Deanery Welcomes Bishop Daniel at the Liturgy of Presantified Gifts in Carteret, NJ!
By Rev. Fr. Vasyl Dovgan; Photos by Subdeacon Ivan Chopko
On Wednesday, April 24, 2013, the clergy of NY/NJ Deanery, under the leadership Protopresbyter Taras Chubenko, for the last time during this year’s Lenten journey gathered at St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Carteret, NJ with His Grace Bishop Daniel, the Ruling Hierarch of the Western Eparchy and President of the Consistory of the UOC of the USA for the celebration of the Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts.
Joining the bishop at the altar of the parish temple were Protopresbyter Taras Chubenko, Dean of the Deanery and pastor of St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Carteret, NJ; Very Rev. Fr. Yuriy Siwko of St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Memorial Church in South Bound Brook, NJ; Very Rev. Fr. Oleh Hucul of Holy Ascension Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Maplewood, NJ; Rev. Fr. Myroslav Shirta of St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Bayonne, NJ; Rev. Fr. Vasyl Dmytryshyn and Rev. Fr. Vasyl Dovgan of St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary in South Bound Brook, NJ and Deacon James Cairns of St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Carteret, NJ.