|Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Prays for Ukraine - 12/05/13|
In our historical and paternal love for our beloved people of Ukraine, especially after their recent joyous celebrations of the 1025th anniversary since the baptism of the Kievan Rus, we cannot but express our heartfelt sorrow as well as our compassionate concern at the unfortunate and painful events unfolding over the last days in Kiev. It is deeply heartbreaking for us to witness through the media how the festive joy that only months ago assembled the crowds in religious processions has been eclipsed by the shocking violence encountered today in the very same streets.
|Archpastoral Visit to Boston, MA! - 12/03/13|
On Sunday, December 1, 2013, the Parish of Saint Andrew the First Called Apostle Ukrainian Orthodox Church welcomed His Eminence Metropolitan Antony and His Grace Bishop Daniel to Boston. They were invited by the parish to celebrate our Patron Saint’s Day and to bless the renovated and restored interior of our 60-year-old edifice. Our Hierarchs were presented with flowers by the children of the parish and greeted with the traditional bread and salt by the president of the parish board of administration, Jane Yavarow. Very Reverend Roman Tarnavsky, pastor of the parish family, offered the hierarchs the cross. Thus began a many faceted morning.
|Звернення Собору Єпископів Української Православної Церкви США - 11/30/13|
Council of Bishops of the UOC of the USA: Will Democracy in Ukraine Survive in the Face of Government Aggression?
|Archpastoral Visit to San Francisco, CA! - 11/24/13|
Holy Archangel Michael Parish in San Francisco celebrated the Feast Day of (Patron Saint) Holy Archangel Michael, together with its 55th Anniversary, on Sunday, November 24, 2013. The small yet active parish is the only Ukrainian Orthodox Church within 350 miles of San Francisco and has been serving the spiritual and cultural needs of the faithful since its humble beginnings in the private home of one of its founding trustees.
|Archpastoral Visit to Pinellas Park, FL - 11/24/13|
The parish temple of Holy Archangel Michael Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Pinellas Park, FL was filled to its capacity for the celebration of the community’s Name’s Day. With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Antony, the Ruling Hierarch of the Eastern Eparchy of the UOC of the USA, His Grace Bishop Daniel traveled to Tampa Metropolitan area in order to lead the celebration of the parish’s family. As in the past, considering a long history of relationship that exists between Bishop Daniel, who served the parish as a substitute priest, and the community – on Sunday, November 24, 2013, the bishop brought the larger Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA a bit closer to the local community with a visit to the parish.
|Ukrainian-American Community of NY Metropolitan Area Remembers Victims of Genocidal Famine in Ukraine of 1932-1933 - 11/23/13|
As millions of Ukrainians throughout the world marked the 80th 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 about 5000 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.
|2014 Summer College Age Mission Trip to Ukrainian Orphanages! - 11/23/13|
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.
|Doctors and Medical Personnel Needed for OCMC Health Care Missions in 2014 - 11/22/13|
|Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on the 80th Anniversary of the Ukrainian Holodomor - 11/22/13|
|2014 Orthodox Christian Camp and Youth Worker Conference - 11/20/13|
As Youth Workers we are "writing" icons of the Kingdom - these icons are our youth - every relationship, every program activity is a "stroke of the brush". What do you want your icons to look like? What kinds of icons are helping God reveal to the world? Discover your path as the iconographer at the Orthodox Camp and Youth Worker Conference, January 23-25, 2014. Open to all Orthodox clergy, youth workers, camp staff and OCF Chaplains.
|Children Remember the Victims of Ukrainian Holodomor - 11/19/13|
Церемонія Запалення Cвічок Пам'яті: Надія Мірчук розповіла дітям про Голод
|Archpastoral Visit at St. Mary the Protectress Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Southfield, MI - 11/18/13|
The parish was eagerly awaiting the arrival of their two hierarchs, His Eminence Metropolitan Antony, Metropolitan and Prime Hierarch, and His Grace Bishop Daniel, Ruling Hierarch of the Western Eparchy, and Consistory President of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the U.S.A. As the adults watched and took photos, the children were eager to begin what would be the culmination of an already unforgettable weekend.
|Holy Trinity Cathedral Welcomes Two Hierarchs - 11/10/13|
Sunday, November 10, 2013 was a wonderful morning in New York City, as the sun brightly enlightened everything around Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, which is conveniently located in the middle of Chinatown of NY City. There was clearly a feeling of excitement, and yet Peace, Prayer and Silence reigned around the cathedral. At that exact moment His Eminence Metropolitan Antony and His Grace Bishop Daniel were coming to visit cathedral’s family, and when they arrived – there was no disappointment. Spiritual inspiration filled the souls of those people who were present.
|Penn-Ohio Deanery Meeting in Youngstown, OH! - 11/07/13|
During the past decade, most of the deaneries of our church became dysfunctional and either would not meet with regularity or were ineffective. As in the body, the health of individual cells or groups of cells affects the whole, so too our church was affected by malaise from individual marginalized parishes or regions which had ceased to function through apathy. Our hierarchs have issued a wake-up call and recently called a meeting of the Deans to challenge them to be creative in revitalizing their areas, promoting fraternal ties and to be vigilant that parishes do not wither to the state in which they may be forced to close. Invoking the life-giving power of the Gospel, the hierarchs will visit each Deanery to propose ideas which may prove to alleviate local problems and revive apathetic situations.
|Archpastoral Visit of His Grace Bishop Daniel to Youngstown, OH - 11/07/13|
The weekend of November 2nd-3rd, 2013 saw His Grace, Bishop Daniel conduct an in-depth pastoral visitation at Sts. Peter and Paul parish in Youngstown, Ohio. Saturday morning saw the Liturgy with Deanery clergy for the All Souls Saturday commemoration to be followed by a meeting of the Penn-Ohio Deanery. Late afternoon saw Great Vespers, at which our choir gave the responses.
|Archpastoral Visit of His Eminence Metropolitan Antony to St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, Cartert, NJ - 11/07/13|
On November 3, 2013, the prime Hierarch of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA, His Eminence Metropolitan Antony once again visited his beloved flock at St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral for their annual celebration of St. Demetrius Day.
|Храмове свято в парафії Покрови Пресвятої Богородиці м. Рочестер - 11/02/13|
Parish Feast Day at Protection of the Mother of God Parish in Rochester, NY
|St John the Baptist Ukrainian Orthodox Parish Family, Portland, Oregon Contributes to UOC of the USA Orphanage Fund! - 11/01/13|
During this season of Thanksgiving we are especially aware that we have much to be grateful for. In this spirit of gratitude to Almighty God, the children, young adults and parishioners of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Orthodox parish family in Portland, Oregon would like to present Bishop Daniel with a check to aid the children at Znamyanka Orphanage in Ukraine. Our young people at St. John’s are able to contribute through their ongoing help in our Varenyky (Perogie) production and sales.
|20th REGULAR SOBOR OF THE UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH OF THE USA - 10/17/13|
Just as about 6years ago, following the events of the 18th Regular Sobor of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA, on the first day of the 20th Regular SOBOR of the UOC of the USA, the faithful of the Church were leaving plenary sessions, stating: “It was the Sobor I have waited for all my life – Christ centered and Spirit filled… The Sobor was witness to the presence of the Holy Spirit, vivifying, inspiring, embracing, clarifying, healing… I met so many gifted and devoted people who are ready to offer their services to God through our Holy Church… I actually feel that I am now part of a spontaneously created network of faithful people who fully comprehend that they have a ministry to fulfill.” Such were the comments received by various members and staff of the Consistory since the close of the first day of the Church’s Sobor that virtually all its participants did not want to end. This triennial event in the life of our Holy Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA – the gathering of faithful and clergy – to discuss in depth the progress of her various ministries and to set the course for the future direction of our ministry to save souls, is truly a spiritual and life-confirming moment for all of its participants, particularly under the theme: “Am I My Brother’s Keeper?”
|OCMC News - 2014 OCMC Mission Team Opportunities Now Available! - 10/08/13|
OCMC’s 2014 Short-Term Mission Team opportunities are now available! All Orthodox Christians seeking to share in a journey of faith and fulfill the mandate of our Lord Jesus Christ are invited to participate on OCMC Orthodox Mission Teams.
|Metropolitan Antony Blesses Prayer Trail at St. John's Parish - 10/06/13|
His Eminence Metropolitan Antony graced Johnson City, NY with his presence to bless a prayer trail constructed by the SR UOL of St. John the Baptist Church. A very spiritual weekend was filled with prayer and celebration of his 28 years of episcopacy. From Vespers, a bountiful meal, and socializing on Saturday, to Divine Liturgy, glorification and veneration of icons on the prayer trail, and feasting together on Sunday, the parishioners thoroughly enjoyed the weekend’s festivities, and their guests. Accompanying His Eminence were seminarians: Subdeacon Ivan Chopko, Volodymyr Yavorsky, Volodymyr Sukanets, Volodymyr Sukanets Jr., Eduardo Mourov Goncalves. Fr. Charles Baxter from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada was also visiting, while assisting Fr. Ivan Synevskyy, and Deacon Philip Harendza at the Altar of St. John's parish.
|2013 Winter Mission Trip to Ukrainian Orphanage! - 08/08/13|
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 dates for a winter missionary trip to the Znamianka Orphanage to celebrate the Life of St. Nicholas, for the faithful of our Church.
|Liturgical Commission: New Service Book Published! - 07/10/13|
Service Book Vol 1 - Служебник Том 1 >>> Order Now
|Join the Giving Tuesday Movement to Encourage Spending With A Purpose - 11/29/13|
Giving Tuesday is a national movement to harness the collective power of individuals, families, organizations and businesses to transform how we think about, talk about and participate in the giving season. Giving Tuesday will take place on December 3, 2013 - immediately after the materially-motivated cultural events "Black Friday" and "Cyber Monday" - and should remind us that the spirit of the holiday season should be about community and not just consumerism.
|1 December, 2013 - UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX LEAGUE SUNDAY - 11/28/13|
The first Sunday of December has been set aside as "UOL SUNDAY" for the past thirty some years in the life of our Holy Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA. This is a day when both Senior and Junior local chapters in parishes around the nation invite their parish members to join in a celebration of the UOL'S accomplishments and vision in living up to its motto: "Dedicated to our Church - Devoted to her Youth". It is also a day when those chapters invite parishioners to join this, one of the Central Organizations of the Church, to become part of the UOL'S mission of service and love and a day to reach out to sister parishes of our Church with encouragement to establish new UPL chapters where none exists.
|Archpastoral Message for 2013 Thanksgiving Day: We Offer Praise and Thanksgiving - 11/27/13|
Once again, our nation pauses to celebrate Thanksgiving. Our tables will be spilling over with food and our homes will resonate with laughter and conversation as we gather to celebrate this special day. Thanksgiving is a quintessentially North American holiday. It is a day when we remember the hardships faced by the first immigrants to this great land, and the gracious kindness with which the native people greeted them. The familiar traditions that surround the origins of Thanksgiving Day when the Native Americans and the settlers of the Plymouth colony came together indicate that gratitude to God was the focus of that first thanksgiving feast. Gratitude to God expressed by those two very different peoples sharing with one another at the same table.
|Ukrainian Holodomor Memorial in Washington, DC - 80th Anniversary of Famine (Holodomor) in Ukraine: 1932 - 1933 - 11/27/13|
Крайовий Комітет США для Визнання Голодомору Ґеноцидом 1932-1933рр. у співпраці з Посольством України в США запрошує усіх нас взяти участь в урочистій церемонії початку будівництва Меморіялу Голодомору у столиці США, місті Вашингтон. Також, до Вашої уваги, у цьому листі ми висилаємо Вам кілька оголошень з детальнішою інформацією щодо цього запрошення. Обидва іерархи та численне духовенство нашої Святої Церкви будуть присутні на урочистій церемонії початку будівницва цього пам’ятника 4 грудня 2013, в столиці США, місті Вашингтон - ми також запрошуємо Вас приєднатися до нас у молитві!
|Happy Anniversary Metropolitan ANTONY! - 11/26/13|
His Grace Bishop Daniel along with the Council of Metropolia, members of the Consistory, clergy, faithful and the student body of St. Sophia Theological Seminary of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA express their most sincerest greetings and assurance of prayers to His Eminence Metropolitan Antony – Prime Hierarch and Spiritual Father of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA on the 41st Anniversary of his ordination to the Holy Priesthood.
|Permanent Conference of Ukrainian Orthodox Bishops Beyond the Borders of Ukraine: 80th Anniversary of the Holodomor - 11/23/13|
Once again we have come to the annual commemoration of the victims of one of, if not the worst, acts of genocide ever committed against mankind – the purposefully created and perpetrated 1932-33 artificial and genocidal famine in Ukraine, masterminded by Josef Stalin himself and managed by those who devoted their lives to him and carried out every command – regardless of what the consequences were for not only the seven to ten million Ukrainian men, women and children who succumbed to the famine, but also for the countless thousands or even more millions of Ukrainians and others who dared to challenge the “plan” of the day – all throughout the Stalin era. The famine was a part of the master plan to destroy the mind (intelligentsia), the soul (the church and her clergy) and the spirit (farmers and villagers, who embodied the national culture and ancient traditions) of the Ukrainian nation.
|November 11, 2013 - Nation's Annual Veterans Day! - 11/11/13|
As the nation pauses on November 11 to observe Veterans Day, let us all give thanks for our 25 million military veterans, thanking God for their sacrifice, dedication and service to country. Let us pray for those who struggle with disabilities and pain, whether physical, emotional or spiritual, asking God to bring powerful healing and renewal.
|Pray and Offer Help, as Super Typhoon Leaves Path of Destruction in the Philippines - 11/10/13|
The Consistory of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA in cooperation with the International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) kindly requests prayers for the victims of the devastating storm in the Philippines, where one of the most powerful storms to ever make landfall has slammed into the Philippines, setting off landslides, cutting off power and communications across the country, and forcing nearly 720,000 people to evacuate from towns and villages in Typhoon Haiyan's path. International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) is reaching out through partners to assess the emerging needs and appropriate response in the Philippines.
|Orthodox Christian Fellowship: November 20, 2013 - Day of Light Program - 11/01/13|
On NOVEMBER 20th, join us in celebrating Day of Light with your chapter. Day of Light is an easy way for OCF chapters to table on their campuses, to take prayer requests from all students, and to offer them a chance to light a candle at a Paraklesis service. Our hope as OCF is to share the Light of Christ with our neighbors by doing something we do every Sunday, lighting candles for ourselves and for our loved ones!
|Pre-Sobor Activities at the Spiritual Center of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA in South Bound Brook, NJ! - 10/16/13|
The first two days of Pre-Sobor activities at the spiritual center of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA in South Bound Brook, NJ were full of constructive work and reflection on the ministry of the Church in her service to the flock of the 21st century.
|Ukrainian Orthodox Parish in Chester, PA Welcomes Bishop Daniel - 10/08/13|
For the first time, on a beautiful sunny and warm Sunday, September 29th, 2013, the faithful of St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Chester, Pennsylvania, welcomed His Grace Bishop Daniel, the Ruling Hierarch of the Western Eparchy and president of Consistory of UOC of the USA to their parish.
|Seminarians of the Church Ship Boxes of Montessori Supplies to Ukrainian Orphanages! - 10/05/13|
Eight seminarians of St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary in South Bound Brook, NJ gathered together at the Consistory Offices of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA on October 2, 2013 to accomplish the task of making Nativity of Christ alive in the lives of over 200 orphans of Ukrainian orphanages that are sponsored by the UOC of the USA. The seminarians packed boxes with humanitarian aid, especially Montessori equipment, designated for the orphanage in Central Ukraine. Finally, the boxes were delivered to a shipping location in NJ, ready to travel to Ukraine.
|New 2013-2014 Academic Year at Saint Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary! - 10/01/13|
On Saturday, September 28, 2013 His Eminence Metropolitan Antony and His Grace Bishop Daniel began a new chapter in the Seminary’s Academic year, celebrating the Holy Mystery of Eucharist, inviting the faithful of the Church to share in the learning experiences of the Church’s Seminary.
|Archpastoral Visit to Seattle, WA! - 09/25/13|
Візит Преосвященнійшого Владики Даниїла до місійної парафії Св. Трійці у м. Сіетл.
|Coats and Shoes Project - 09/24/13|
Office of Christian Charity - UOC of USA
|Архипастирська візитація Преосвященного Владики Даниїла в містo Портленд штат Орегон - 09/20/13|
Archpastoral Visit of His Grace Bishop Daniel, the Ruling Hierarch of the Western Eparchy of the UOC of the USA to St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Portland, Oregon
|2013 Assembly of Bishops Convenes in Chicago, IL - 09/19/13|
The hierarchs of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA are among 65 hierarchs participating in the 2013 annual meeting of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America at the Chicago Marriott from Tuesday through Thursday, September 17-19, 2013.
|Father Andrii Pokotylo Elevated to the Rank of Protopriest - 09/16/13|
Metropolitan Antony Visits St. Mary’s UOC, New Britain, CT
Blessed with a day of gloriously warm and bright weather, St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church, New Britain, Connecticut, welcomed His Eminence Metropolitan Antony to celebrate its feast day, the Nativity of the Mother of God, on September 15, 2013. In addition, our parish celebrated two joyful occasions that day, the elevation of our pastor, Father Andrii Pokotylo, to the rank of Protopriest, and the First Holy Penance of two of our parish young people, Alina Dmytrenko and Arsen Shtefan.
|The Pickle Project - 09/15/13|
When Linda Norris was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to travel to Ukraine as a museum studies consultant at the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, she didn’t know that Ukrainian food would become a major part of her life. However, during her stay, she became fascinated by Ukrainian home cooking, the complexity of regional Ukrainian foodways, and how the difficulties of 20th century Ukrainian history has impacted how people eat in Ukraine today.
|XIII's Regular Sobor of the Ukrainian Orthodox Eparchy of South America Convened in Fram, Paraguay - 09/12/13|
About a hundred delegates from Paraguay, Brazil and Argentina gathered for the 13th Triennial SOBOR of the South American Eparchy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, which is under spiritual omophorion of the Prime Hierarch of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA. With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Antony and upon the invitation of Archbishop Jeremiah, the Ruling Hierarch of the Eparchy of South America of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, His Grace Bishop Daniel traveled to Fram, Paraguay, representing the Metropolitan at the South American Sobor.
|Family Festival 2013 - 09/09/13|
Sun, Fun and Fellowship! What a great Labor Day Weekend at All Saints Camp for the Annual Family Fest Weekend. Family Fest brought family and friends from near and far for a weekend full of relaxation and fellowship.
|Archpastoral Visit to Oklahoma! - 09/05/13|
Dormition of the Birth-Giver of God Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Jones, OK received a special visitor over the Labor Day weekend. In order to celebrate the parish’s Feast day, His Grace Bishop Daniel, the Ruling Hierarch of the Western Eparchy of the UOC of the USA arrived to Oklahoma City, OK on Friday August, 30, 2013.
|Ukrainian Sacred Music Workshop Held at All Saints Camp - 09/03/13|
The seventh Ukrainian Sacred Music Workshop was held from Wednesday, August 7 through Sunday August 11, 2013 at All Saints Ukrainian Orthodox Church Camp in Emlenton, Pennsylvania. The course was sponsored by the Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus and the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA and was held in conjunction with the annual bandura and vocal courses known as Kobzarska Sich. The participants of the Ukrainian Sacred Music were church choir singers, choir conductors, cantors, and choral enthusiasts of Ukrainian Orthodox and Ukrainian Catholic parishes. All participants had the opportunity to learn new things about Ukrainian sacred music, sing unique compositions, and become better vocalists.
|College Student Sunday - 08/29/13|
On Sunday, September 15, 2013 parishes across North America will celebrate College Student Sunday (CSS) -- recognizing our college students and bringing awareness to Orthodox campus ministry!
|UPDATED: Fire Damage at Pokrova Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Philadelphia, PA - 08/26/13|
As the lines of this release are being posted, firefighters are battling a fire alarm at the physical location of the parish church. At approximately 1:30 p.m. this day, the beautiful parish church caught fire and continues to burn.
|Ukrainian Independence Day Observance at the Metropolia Center of the UOC of the USA - 08/24/13|
The morning hours of Sunday morning, August 25, 2013 gathered several hundreds of faithful of the Church and visitors to the Metropolia Center of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA in South Bound Brook, NJ for a prayerful Divine Liturgy, Moleben and an afternoon Concert Program in honor of the twenty-second anniversary of Ukrainian Independence.
|Blessing of Monument and Cross at Archbishop Vsevolod’s Gravesite - 08/17/13|
A kind and generous donor who wishes to remain anonymous has sponsored the creation and setting of a beautiful monument and cross over the gravesite of His Eminence Archbishop Vsevolod who was ruling Hierarch of the Western Eparchy of our Holy Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA at the time of his death in December of 2007.
|Mommy and Me/Daddy and Me Encampment Continues to Grow! - 08/16/13|
This year’s encampment was the largest yet with 97 participants and staff! Families traveled across state and international borders to join us for a fun filled week at beautiful All Saints Camp as we learned about the theme, “Am I My Brother’s Keeper?”
|15-річчя парафії Святого Андрія Первозванного в Атланті - 08/15/13|
А все почалося з теплої хлібо-сільної зустрічі в притворі церкви парафіян, прихожан та гостей з Владикою. Йому були адресовані поетичні рядки про найбільшу цінність християнина – віру і церкву, які сама складала і натхненно прочитала парафіянка церкви - Ольга Хенсон.
|Archpastoral Visit to Nativity of the Mother of God Ukrainian Orthodox Parish in South Plainfield, NJ - 08/12/13|
On Sunday, August 11, 2013 His Grace Bishop Daniel, with the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Antony, made an archpastoral visit to Nativity of the Mother of God Ukrainian Orthodox parish in South Plainfield, NJ.
|Celebration of the 1025th Anniversary of the Baptism of Kyivan Rus’-Ukraine at the Metropolia Center of the UOC of the USA - 08/11/13|
The 1025th Anniversary of Baptism of Kyiv-Rus Ukraine brought people from all over the continental United States of America to the spiritual center – Metropolia of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA in South Bound Brook, NJ. On Saturday, August 10, 2013 His Eminence Metropolitan Antony, the Prime Hierarch of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA and the Locum Tenens of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Diaspora along with His Grace Bishop Daniel, Ruling Hierarch of the Western Eparchy and President of the Consistory of the UOC of the USA led about 40 priests and hundreds of Ukrainian Orthodox faithful in a prayerful observance of yet another monumental celebration of Ukrainian Orthodoxy in the Ancestral Homeland of Ukraine and the United States of America.
|Meeting of the Deans of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA at the Metropolia Center - 08/10/13|
Meeting of On August 9, 2013, a meeting of the Deans of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA was called by His Eminence Metropolitan Antony and His Grace Bishop Daniel. The Bishops and Deans met to discuss a strategic plan for the future of the Deaneries at the Consistory of the UOC of the USA.
|UPDATED: 2013 High School Mission Trip South Bound Brook Buzzzzz - 08/09/13|
Sunday Reporter - Natalie Kapeluck Nixon - Director of the Consistory Office of Youth & Young Adult Ministry
|20th Regular Sobor of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA! - 08/02/13|
Sobor Information and Registration
|66th Annual UOL Convention Concludes in Parma, OH! - 08/01/13|
For 66 years Ukrainian Orthodox League members have gathered together for the Annual UOL Convention. A true family in Christ, the Ukrainian Orthodox League is a unique organization with families both young and old gathering together as on family united in the Church. The 66th Annual Ukrainian Orthodox League Convention was truly a celebration of the UOL family. Exemplifying the convention motto, “O Lord, how manifold are Your works, in wisdom You have made them all.”
|Ukrainian Independence Day - День Незалежності України - 07/31/13|
Запрошуємо на святкування! You are invited!
|Geoffrey Pyatt Sworn in as New U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine - 07/30/13|
On Tuesday, July 30, 2013 His Grace Bishop Daniel and representatives of Ukrainian-American community traveled to the U. S. Department of State in Washington, DC in order to participate in the solemn Oath of Office ceremony, as Ambassador Geoffrey R. Pyatt was sworn in as the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine.
|Teenage Conference - We're 55! - 07/29/13|
The second session of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Camping Ministry, Teenage Conference, convened at All Saints Camp from July 7-20th celebrating their 55th year! Campers and staff joined together in the spirit of "Faith, Fellowship and Fun", the TC motto, while exploring the 2013 theme, Am I My Brother's Keeper?
|ХРАМОВЕ СВЯТО В УКРАЇНСЬКОМУ ПРАВОСЛАВНОМУ СОБОРІ СВ. КНЯЗЯ ВОЛОДИМИРА - 07/28/13|
З хлібом-сіллю від нашого сестрицтва Cв.Kнягині Ольги, з чудовими квітами у руках найменьших наших діток та з духовною радістю в очах всіх людей щиро зустрічали і вітали нашого дорогого архіпастиря -преосвященнішого Даниїла, єпископа Західної епархії. Настоятель cвятого xраму, протоієрей Іван Лимар, із хрестом у руках привітав владику Даниїла і виразив велику радість та вдячність владиці за його опіку та теплі молитви за своїх духовних чад.
|Archpastoral Visit to Sts Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Johnstown, PA - 07/27/13|
On Sunday July 21st His Grace Bishop Daniel paid an Archpastoral visit to Sts. Peter and Paul’s Church in Johnstown PA. His Grace was greeted at the church by the president Richard Youchak and the parish priest Rev. Mark Phillips with the traditional gifts of bread, salt, and flowers. After celebrating a Moleben to the Birth-Giver of God, His Grace visited with the members of the parish and shared light refreshments and fellowship.
|Message by His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to the Devout Ukrainian People on the Occasion of the 1025th Anniversary since the Baptism of the Kievan Rus (English) - 07/26/13|
The Holy Mother and Great Church of Christ, the Ecumenical Patriarchate, learned with great joy about your joint decision regarding the celebration of another milestone, the 1025th anniversary since the collective baptism of your predecessors. For, indeed, the acceptance of the Christian faith by the people in the region of Ukraine constituted a supreme event in its history, through which it was grafted into the body of Christ, the Church, and entered into the community of Christian Churches of Europe.
|Reflections on Southwest Virginia Mission Trip, July 2013 - 07/25/13|
The primary way that the Lord stayed is in His Church. In this season after Pentecost, we especially call to mind the gift of the Holy Spirit given to those who had already received the Great Commission from the Lord before His Ascension. We, too, are recipients of the Holy Spirit through the mystery of Chrismation. The Lord Jesus Christ has called us, sent us, and equipped us to do the good work of acting as His hands and feet in the world.
|УРОЧИСТЕ СВЯТКУВАННЯ ХРАМОВОГО СВЯТА ПЕРВОВЕРХОВНИХ АПОСТОЛІВ ПЕТРА І ПАВЛА В КЕРГОКСОНI, Н.Й. - 07/24/13|
У неділю 21 липня Парафія Місії св. Володимира урочисто відсвяткувала своє храмове свято в церкві св. первоверховних Апостолів Петра і Павла. Місцева громада та гості зібралися перед початком Божественної Літургії у Храмі, щоб привітати Митрополита, правлячoго ієрарха східної єпархії, Владику Антонія. За нашою українською давньою традицією з хлібом і сіллю вітала п. Ніна Дудар, а з квітами вітали Владику дівчатка, Зоя Щепко, та Вікторія і Наталія МекМікен. При вході до храму настоятель о. Юрій Базилевський вітав владику з Хрестом та коротким привітальним словом.
|Archpastoral Visit to Holy Ghost Parish, Slickville, PA - 07/23/13|
Sunday, July 21, 2013, was a noteworthy day in Holy Ghost Parish in the quiet town of Slickville, Pennsylvania. His Grace Bishop Daniel, the Ruling Hierarch of the Western Eparchy was visiting to elevate Rev. Fr. Robert Popichak to the dignity of protopriest and to present him with a gift from the parish family.
|Святкування 1025 -річчя Хрещення Русі - України в Святотроїцькій парафії м.Чіктовага Н.Й. - 07/22/13|
28 липня 2013 року в день Святого Рівноапостольного князя Володимира в парафії Святої Трійці Української православної церкви м.Чіктовага,Нью-Йорк відбулася непересічна подія в житті Української громади в околицях Баффало — перший Українсько-Американський фестиваль присвячений 1025- річниці Хрещення України. Відзначали величну подію християнської історії нашої України. Вагома подія зібрала християн разом, велика кількість людей прибула на святкування з околиць Баффало та Рочестеру, а також завітали гості з Канади.
|Відзначення 1025-річчя Хрещення Київської Руси в Мюнхені - 07/22/13|
13 і 14 липня 2013 року відбулося урочисте відзначення 1025-річчя Хрещення Київської Руси та Храмового свято Парафії святих первоверховних Апостолів Петра і Павла в Мюнхені. Так як день пам'яті Апостолів Петра і Павла припав на тижні (п'ятниця), через еміграційні обставини свято було перенесене на першу неділю після 12 липня.
|Ukrainian-American Community Meets with Two Ambassadors - 07/18/13|
On Wednesday, July 17, 2013 representatives of Ukrainian-American community traveled to the United States Department of State in Washington, DC in order to meet with the newly appointed Ambassador of the United States of America to Ukraine His Excellency Geoffrey R. Pyatt.
|Parish Feast Day in Palos Park, IL - 07/15/13|
His Grace, Bishop Daniel, President of the Consistory and Ruling Hierarch of the Western Eparchy of our Holy Ukrainian Orthodox Church paid a visit and led my faithful in the Divine Liturgy. His presence in my walls is always exceptional and spiritually uplifting. You could hear a pin drop when the time has come during the Divine Liturgy for Him to preach.
|Scholarship Offered for Church Choir Conductors of Ukrainian Sacred Music Course at All Saints Camp! - 07/09/13|
This year, the Ukrainian Orthodox Church is offering two full paid scholarships through the Saint Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary for clergy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA. The course is to be held from August 7 - 11, 2013 in conjunction with the Bandura and Vocal Workshops held at All Saints Camp - Emlenton, Pennsylvania. This course is sponsored by the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the U.S.A. and the Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus.