Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA - Current News http://uocofusa.org/ 60 15-й щорічний український фестиваль неподалік Вашингтона http://uocofusa.org/news_170920_1.html Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://uocofusa.org/display_image.php?ext=png&relativeimage=images/events/2017/15th_festival_wash_dc.png&archive=0&final_h=47&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>15th Annual Ukrainian Festival Silver Spring, MD</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_170920_1.html 2017 Faith and Photography Contest http://www.uocyouth.org/faithandphotocontest.html Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://uocofusa.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/events/2017/IMG_1361.JPG&archive=0&final_h=43&final_w=89&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify;">With the blessing of our Hierarchs, we are pleased to announce a new opportunity for the youth of our church to express their faith.&nbsp;The Consistory Office of Youth &amp; Young Adult Ministry wants to encourage youth and young adults to explore their creative talents and to glorify God through art, with the 3rd Annual Ukrainian Orthodox Church Faith and Photography Contest.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://www.uocyouth.org/faithandphotocontest.html AXIOS! Subdeacon Evan O’Neil is Ordained to Deaconate http://uocofusa.org/news_170918_6.html Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://uocofusa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/09-18-2017-Axios-Cliff/IMG_8797.jpg&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify;">This past weekend saw an auspicious occasion in the life of the parish of St Peter and St Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Carnegie, PA - the ordination of a deacon. On Saturday, September 16th, by the Grace of God and the laying on of hands by His Eminence Archbishop Daniel of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA, Subdeacon Cliff O'Neil was ordained into the order of the diaconate as Deacon Evan (Clifford) O'Neil, a graduate of St Sophia Seminary in South Bound Brook, NJ.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_170918_6.html The Hierarchs of the Church Met with the President of Ukraine http://uocofusa.org/news_170918_2.html Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://uocofusa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/09-18-2017-President-of-UA/c6cb6eed53792945d32447d6647f9101_1505755506_extra_large.jpg&archive=0&final_h=57&final_w=90&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify;">On Monday, September 18, 2017, His Eminence Metropolitan Antony and Archbishop Daniel participated in the meeting of the Ukrainian-American Community and the representatives of the Crimean Tatar organizations with the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and his wife Maryna at the Ukrainian Museum in New York City, NY</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_170918_2.html Archbishop Daniel Attends the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Ukrainian World Congress http://uocofusa.org/news_170918_1.html Sun, 17 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://uocofusa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/09-16-2017-UWC/FullSizeRender-4.jpg&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify;">On 16 September 2017, the Ukrainian community in the United Sates of America, celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC). The event was organized by UWC member organization &ndash; the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America led by Andriy Futey.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_170918_1.html St. Nicholas Ukrainian Orthodox Mission In Dover, Delaware Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary http://uocofusa.org/news_170917_1.html Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://uocofusa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/09-16-17-Dover-DE/20170916_121625.jpg&archive=0&final_h=50&final_w=90&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify;">History was made today in the Capital City of Delaware. On Saturday, September 16, 2017, His Eminence, +Metropolitan Antony, First Hierarch of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA and Ruling Bishop of the Eastern Eparchy, celebrated a full Archpastoral Divine Liturgy on the Green in Dover to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of Saint Nicholas Ukrainian Orthodox Mission. Because the indoor space of the Dover Century Club would have been too small for such an event, an outdoor Liturgy was served.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_170917_1.html Nativity of the Mother of God Ukrainian Orthodox Parish in New Britain, CT Welcomes Metropolitan Antony http://uocofusa.org/news_170915_1.html Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://uocofusa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/09-15-2017-New-Britain/02.jpg&archive=0&final_h=60&final_w=90&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify;">Blessed with a bright, early-autumn day, our parish welcomed Metropolitan Antony to New Britain, Connecticut, on September 10, 2017, to celebrate our parish Name Day and share in mutual love and fellowship as we begin the new church year. His Eminence led the congregation of St. Mary, the Nativity of the Mother of God, in celebrating Divine Liturgy alongside our pastor Very Rev. Father Andrii Pokotylo and Protodeacon Anthony Szwez.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_170915_1.html New Academic Year at the Seminary https://stsuots.org/news_170912_1.html Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://uocofusa.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/events/2017/09-12-2017-Seminary/IMG_8657.JPG&archive=0&final_h=60&final_w=90&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify;">With the prayerful chants and the incense smoke filled chapel of the Three Holy Hierarchs, the students and faculty of St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary began the Divine Liturgy for the Feast of Beheading of St. John the Baptist &ndash; which also inaugurated new 2017-2018 Academic Year.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA https://stsuots.org/news_170912_1.html Remembering the Tragedy of 9-11-2001 http://uocofusa.org/news_170909_2.html Sat, 09 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://uocofusa.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/events/2017/IMG_9740.JPG&archive=0&final_h=43&final_w=89&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify;">It is difficult to believe that we have come to the sixteenth anniversary of the tragic events - the loss of nearly 3,000 human beings in the World Trade Center &ndash; the symbol of American business success and promise.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_170909_2.html Deacon James Cairns Ordained to the Holy Priesthood http://uocofusa.org/news_170909_1.html Sat, 09 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://uocofusa.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/events/2017/09-09-2017-Fr-Cairns/IMG_7869.JPG&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify; text-justify: inter-ideograph; margin: 0in 0in 12.0pt 0in;"><span style="font-size: 9.0pt; font-family: Helvetica; color: #444444;">On Saturday, September 9, 2017, the fullness of the Holy Ukrainian Orthodox Church of United States of America welcomed a new Priest into the midst of priestly ranks. By the Grace of God and through the laying on of hands of His Eminence Archbishop Daniel, the Ruling Hierarch of the Western Eparchy and President of Consistory of the UOC of the USA, Deacon James Cairns of St. Demetrius Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Carteret, NJ and a graduate of Saint Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary (South Bound Brook, NJ) was ordained to the Holy Priesthood.</span></p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_170909_1.html Hierarchs of the UOC of the USA Participate in the Observance of Ukraine’s 26th Anniversary of Independence at the Permanent Mission of Ukraine at the United Nations in New York http://uocofusa.org/news_170908_1.html Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://uocofusa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/09-08-2017-UN/IMG_8234.jpg&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>Ієрархи УПЦ США взяли участь у відзначенні 26-ої річниці Незалежності України в Постійному Представництві України при ООН в Нью Йорку</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_170908_1.html Council of Bishops of the UOC of the USA: Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund http://uocofusa.org/news_170830_1.html Tue, 29 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://uocofusa.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/events/2017/IMG_9265.JPG&archive=0&final_h=43&final_w=89&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify;">We write to you with a heaviness of heart upon witnessing for the past many days the seemingly relentless weather disaster inflicted upon our fellow American citizens along the Gulf of Mexico coastline &ndash; primarily in Texas &ndash; but expected to move East. We have been filled with compassion as we watched thousands upon thousands of people forced to abandon all their material possessions and life as they knew it.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_170830_1.html Ukrainian Independence Day Celebration at the Metropolia Center of the UOC of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_170828_1.html Mon, 28 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://uocofusa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/08-29-2017-UA-SBB/IMG_7882.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=67&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify;">Святкування розпочалось з святкової недільної літургії в Церкві-Пам&rsquo;ятнику Св. Андрія первозданного. Очолив літургію архиєрей УПЦ США високопреосвященніший Архиєпископ Даниїл. Співслужили також: настоятель храму от. Юрій Сівко, от. Іван Личик та от. Василь Шак разом з дияконами Іваном Чопко та Ігорем Русин. Храм зібрав велику кількість парафіян та прихожан, які з вдячністю Богу за всі благословення, а особливо за суверенітет рідної Батьківщини, прийшли бути частиною Святої Літургії і Святого Причастя.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_170828_1.html Patriarchal Letter for the Beginning of the New Ecclesiastical Year http://uocofusa.org/news_170825_2.html Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://uocofusa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/64a20b36-4274-429f-8fef-91597fceafa4.jpg&archive=0&final_h=60&final_w=90&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify;">With God&rsquo;s grace, today we enter the new ecclesiastical year, even as we continue to provide witness &ldquo;through him who loved us&rdquo; (Romans 8.38) and &ldquo;give an account for the hope that lies in us&rdquo; (1 Peter 3.15), living in the Church, in Christ and according to Christ, who promised to be with us &ldquo;all the days of our life, to the end of the age.&rdquo; (Matthew 28.20)</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_170825_2.html Archpastoral Visit to Wales http://uocofusa.org/news_170825_1.html Thu, 24 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://uocofusa.org/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/events/2017/08-23-2017-Wales/IMG_3300.JPG&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify;">From 21<sup>st</sup> - 22<sup>nd</sup> August, His Eminence Metropolitan Antony and His Eminence Archbishop Daniel visited Wales, arriving on Monday 21<sup>st</sup> at the administrative centre of the <em>Wales Orthodox Mission</em> in Blaenau Ffestiniog in the County of Gwynedd, and attending Vespers at the <em>Orthodox Church of All Saints of Wales</em> in the same town.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_170825_1.html Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Great Britain Marks 70th Anniversary http://uocofusa.org/news_170821_1.html Mon, 21 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://uocofusa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/08-21-2017-London/20952994_2013885012178926_492872204047060410_n.jpg&archive=0&final_h=60&final_w=90&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify;">In August 1947 Bishop Mstyslav (Skrypnyk) visited Great Britain and held the first Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church (UAOC) Archpastoral Divine Liturgy in the country. The service was held in the auditorium of the Association of Ukrainians in Great Britain (AUGB) and is considered to be the founding moment of the Great Britain Diocese.&nbsp; To mark the 70<sup>th</sup> anniversary of this historic event in the life of the Church in Great Britain, His Eminence Metropolitan Antony and Archbishop Daniel served a Moleben of Thanksgiving at the very same site on the Great Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord &ndash; 19 August 2017.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_170821_1.html The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America Response to Racist Violence in Charlottesville, VA http://www.assemblyofbishops.org/news/2017/response-to-racist-violence-charlottesville-va Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://uocofusa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/AssemblyResponse.jpg&archive=0&final_h=43&final_w=90&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify;">The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America stands with all people of good will in condemning the hateful violence and lamenting the loss of life that resulted from the shameful efforts to promote racial bigotry and white supremacist ideology in Charlottesville, Virginia.&nbsp;The Orthodox Church emphatically declares that it does not promote, protect or sanction participation in such reprehensible acts of hatred, racism, and discrimination, and proclaims that such beliefs and behaviors have no place in any community based in respect for the law and faith in a loving God.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://www.assemblyofbishops.org/news/2017/response-to-racist-violence-charlottesville-va 2017 Winter Mission Trip to Znamianka Orphanage in Ukraine http://uocofusa.org/news_170624_2.html Sat, 24 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://uocofusa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/2017-winter-poster-final.jpg&archive=0&final_h=69&final_w=90&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify;">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 Znamyanka Orphanage for the faithful of our Church.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_170624_2.html Annual Conference “Resiliency: Body, Mind and Spirit" http://uocofusa.org/news_170224_1.html Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://uocofusa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/icons/cosmasdamian-e1311281537358.jpg&archive=0&final_h=54&final_w=90&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify;">The Orthodox Christian Association of Medicine, Psychology, and Religion is pleased and honored to announce the 2017 Conference theme - "Resiliency: Body, Mind and Spirit." This pan-Orthodox gathering of healing professionals, clergy, and all interested persons will be held November 2 - 4 at the Cultural Center of the Spiritual Headqurters of the Ukrainian Orthodox Churchof the USA &nbsp;Cultural Center in Somerset, NJ.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_170224_1.html Holy Land Pilgrimage with His Eminence Metropolitan Antony http://uocofusa.org/files/PDF%20files_news/2017/Ma-HolyLand2017.pdf Wed, 01 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://uocofusa.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2017/Ma-HolyLand2017.jpg&archive=0&final_h=44&final_w=90&percent=100"></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/files/PDF%20files_news/2017/Ma-HolyLand2017.pdf