Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA - Current News http://uocofusa.org/ 60 Delegation of Dnipro City Council Visits the Metropolia Center of the Church http://uocofusa.org/news_180418_1.html Wed, 18 Apr 2018 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/2018/04-18-2018-Dnipro-Mayor/IMG_4811.JPG&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>The Mayor of Dnipro &ndash; Mr. Borys Filatov, was in the U.S. on a State visit, and had requested to begin his journey at the Metropolia Center of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA.&nbsp;Honoring his request, and with the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Antony, Archbishop Daniel gladly took time to show the honored guests around the Consistory, sharing with them interesting historical facts about the Church and the faithful in the diaspora.&nbsp;</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_180418_1.html Thousands Participate in the Annual St. Thomas Sunday Weekend Pilgrimage to the Spiritual Center of the UOC of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_180416_1.html Mon, 16 Apr 2018 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/2018/04-16-2018-St-Thomas-Sunday/IMG_0617.jpg&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>The Liturgical Services of the Pilgrimahe Weekend were lead by His Eminence Metropolitan Antony <em>(First Hierarch of the Ukrainian Orthfodox Church of the USA and in Diaspora),</em> Archbishop Jeremiah of the Ukrainian Orhtfodox Eparchy of South America and Archbishop Daniel of the Western Eparchy of the UOC of the USA.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_180416_1.html BRIGHT TUESDAY: Archbishop Daniel Visits Hammond, IN http://uocofusa.org/news_180411_2.html Tue, 10 Apr 2018 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/2018/04-11-2018-Hammond/IMG_9145.JPG&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>"Christ is risen! Indeed, He is Risen!" &nbsp;- was once again the Paschal theme of the Liturgy of Bright and Holy Tuesday, as St. Michael Ukrainian Orthodox Pro-Cathedral in Hammond, IN was blessed with the presence of the Ruling Hierarch of the Western Eparchy of the UOC of the USA - His Eminence Archbishop Daniel. It was a glorious day and a moving Divine Liturgy in giving praise to our Lord and God for the Gift of His Son, our Lord Jesus Christ and His Holy Resurrection with our archbishop, celebrating clergy, and the faithful!</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_180411_2.html BRIGHT MONDAY: Archbishop Daniel Visits Sts Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Palos Park, IL http://uocofusa.org/news_180411_1.html Mon, 09 Apr 2018 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/2018/04-10-2018-Palos-Park/IMG_9887.JPG&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On the Second day of Pascha, April 9, 2018, His Eminence Archbishop Daniel, Ruling Hierarch of the Wester Eparchy and the President of the Consistory of the UOC of the USA graced the parish of Sts. Peter and Paul in Palos Park, IL with his humble visit.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_180411_1.html Pascha at St. Volodymyr Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Chicago, IL http://uocofusa.org/news_180409_1.html Mon, 09 Apr 2018 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/2018/04-08-2018-Pascha-Chicago/IMG_9970.JPG&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Saturday night the 7th and Sunday the 8th of April, divine services for the great feast of Christ&rsquo;s Resurrection were served in St. Volodymyr Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral (Chicago, IL), led by the cathedral&rsquo;s spiritual father, His Eminence Archbishop Daniel of the Western Eparchy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA. He was co-served by Very Rev. Fr. Ivan Lymar (pastor), Rev. Fr. John Charest and Protodeacon Andriy Fronchak. Seminarians of St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary (South Bound Brook, NJ) subdeacons Mykola Zomchak, Ivan Venhryn, Myroslav Mykytuyk and Yaroslav Bilohan assisted the archbishop. The Paschal sermon of the Holy Hierarch John Chrysostom at the end of Matins was read aloud by Vladyka Daniel.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_180409_1.html CHRIST IS RISEN! XPUCTOC BOCKPEC! - Pascha Archpastoral Letter of the Permanent Conference of the Ukrainian Orthodox Bishops Beyond the Borders of Ukraine http://uocofusa.org/news_180313_2.html Sat, 07 Apr 2018 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/2018/IMG_7649.JPG&archive=0&final_h=43&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>The Paschal Encyclical of the Permanent Conference of Ukrainian Orthodox Bishops Beyound the Borders of Ukraine</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_180313_2.html PATRIARCHAL ENCYCLICAL FOR HOLY PASCHA http://uocofusa.org/news_180329_3.html Sat, 07 Apr 2018 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/Pascha-banner---Patriarch.jpg&archive=0&final_h=43&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>&ldquo;Christ is Risen!&rdquo; Therefore, we pray that our Lord who suffered, was buried and arose, may illumine our minds, hearts and whole life, guiding our steps toward every good deed and strengthening His people to witness the Gospel of Love &ldquo;to the end of the earth&rdquo; (Acts 1:8) for the glory of His name that is &ldquo;above all names&rdquo;.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_180329_3.html Holy and Great Friday Services at Saint Volodymyr Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Chicago, IL Metropolitan Area http://uocofusa.org/news_180407_1.html Fri, 06 Apr 2018 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/2018/04-06-2018-Good-Friday/IMG_9379.jpg&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>Over 200 parishioners, relatives and members of the community at large gathered in the Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral of Holy Equal-to-the-Apostles Great Prince Volodymyr (Chicago, IL) in solemn witness of the sacrifice of the Lord in order to participate in the Vespers service, at which the Holy Shroud is brought out of the sanctuary and placed in the midst of the faithful for veneration.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_180407_1.html Holy Thursday Liturgical Services in Chicago Deanery of the Church http://uocofusa.org/news_180406_3.html Fri, 06 Apr 2018 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/2018/04-05-2018-Feet-Service/IMG_7188.JPG&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>There are four events commemorated on Thursday of Holy Week: the washing of the disciples' feet, the institution of the Holy Mystery of the Holy Eucharist at the Last Supper, the agony in the garden of Gethsemane, and the betrayal of Christ by Judas.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_180406_3.html Holy Unction Service in Chicago Deanery of the Western Eparchy of the Church http://uocofusa.org/news_180406_2.html Wed, 04 Apr 2018 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/2018/04-05-2018-Unction-Chicago/235A9995.jpg&archive=0&final_h=60&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>Seven local Ukrainian Orthodox clergy of the greater Chicago Metropolitan area, representing parishes of Chicago Deanery, gathered together with the bishop of Western Eparchy, His Eminence Archbishop Daniel, for the celebration of the Mystery of Holy Unction at St. Volodymyr Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Chicago, IL.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_180406_2.html Holy and Sacred Tuesday Liturgical Services with Archbishop Daniel http://uocofusa.org/news_180406_1.html Wed, 04 Apr 2018 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/2018/04-04-2018-Lorain/IMG_8865.jpg&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Holy Tuesday the Church calls to remembrance two parables, which are related to the Second Coming. The one is the parable of the Ten Virgins (Matthew 25:1-3); the other the parable of the Talents (Matthew 25:14-30).&nbsp;</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_180406_1.html Lazarus Saturday Archpastoral Visit of Vladyka Daniel to St. Nicholas Ukrainian Orthodox Parish in Monessen, PA http://uocofusa.org/news_180402_2.html Sun, 01 Apr 2018 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/2018/03-31-2018-Monessen/IMG_3373.JPG&archive=0&final_h=43&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>A small Pittsburgh suburban town, with 7,720 population was blessed to receive a visit from the hierarch of the Church. Upon the entrance to the temple, several parishioners of the parish community who arrived on Saturday afternoon for a meeting with their bishop welcomed Vladyka Daniel.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_180402_2.html Who and What Are You Called to Be? - The Call of Palm Sunday at St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Parma, OH http://uocofusa.org/news_180402_1.html Mon, 02 Apr 2018 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/2018/04-01-2018-Palm-Sunday-Parma/IMG_1425.JPG&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_180402_1.html “Luba” in Action! http://uocofusa.org/news_180328_1.html Wed, 28 Mar 2018 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/2018/03-25-18-boston-luba/IMG_6945.jpg&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>In the spirit of this Lenten season, &ldquo;LET US BE ATTENTIVE!&rdquo; (LUBA) is a call to be attentive to our neighbor, to our community, to our parish family and to Christ! This year, as a Lenten Project, parishioners of St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Boston undertook a charitable activity to assist the International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) in shipping emergency hygiene kits to those in need around the world. Imagine a child being so poor that soap and washcloths are considered luxury items. Imagine being a refugee who has fled from home with only the items he carries in his hands. Imagine being the victim of a natural disaster and losing all of your possessions. For the faithful of St. Andrew&rsquo;s, assembling and sending these emergency kits was a practical and tangible way to provide aid and to make life a bit better for those in need.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_180328_1.html Lenten Mission Weekend at St. Andrew Parish in Boston http://uocofusa.org/news_180327_1.html Tue, 27 Mar 2018 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/2018/03-17-18-boston/boston_lent00015.jpg&archive=0&final_h=50&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>On Saturday, March 17 and Sunday, March 18, 2018 St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Boston held its annual Lenten Mission with special guest, His Eminence Metropolitan Antony of the UOC of the USA. The Mission began on Saturday evening with Vespers led by Very Reverend Roman Tarnavsky of St. Andrew&rsquo;s and assisted by visiting clergy, Very Reverend Stephen Masliuk from Bridgeport, CT, Reverend Borislav Kroner and Deacon Paul Cherkas both from Woonsocket, RI. The responses were rendered by Archdeacon Vasyl Janick, Deacon Michael Abrahamson, both from Woonsocket, RI and the choir of St. Andrew&rsquo;s. After Vespers attendees partook of a Lenten supper prepared by St. Olha&rsquo;s Sisterhood. Many parishioners contributed their Lenten specialties for all to enjoy.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_180327_1.html St. Sophia Seminary Monthly Book Club https://stsuots.org/news_180320_1.html Thu, 29 Mar 2018 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/2018/BookClub-FB-Banner.JPG&archive=0&final_h=33&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>Join St. Sophia Library's Monthly Book Club Series. Fr. Gabriel Rochelle (UOC of USA) will be presenting his book "A Staff to the Pilgrim: Meditations on the Way with Nine Celtic Saints".</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA https://stsuots.org/news_180320_1.html 2018 UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS https://www.goarch.org/-/scholarships Sun, 04 Mar 2018 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/2016/Scholarships-.jpg&archive=0&final_h=59&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>Applications for scholarships administered by the Assembly of the Canoniclal Orthfodox Bishops of the United States of America - by the Office of the Chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America are available for awards to be made for the 2018-2019&nbsp;academic year. Click on the links below to&nbsp;download&nbsp;and&nbsp;print the scholarships instructions and&nbsp;applications. The deadline for submitting an application for any of these scholarships is&nbsp;May 4, 2018.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA https://www.goarch.org/-/scholarships Remembering the Archpastor: 25th Anniversary of Repose of Patriarch Mstyslav https://uocofusa.org/news_180209_1.html Fri, 09 Feb 2018 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/2018/IMG_6681.JPG&archive=0&final_h=43&final_w=90&percent=100"><p>The Council of Bishops of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA has designated Saturday, 2 June 2018, as a Day of Prayer in memory of Patriarch Mstyslav. On that day, a Memorial Service will be served at 11 a.m. in his Holy Resurrection Mausoleum Crypt of St. Andrew Memorial Church, South Bound Brook, NJ. Following the service, a Luncheon and Memorial &ldquo;Academia&rdquo; will take place in Pokrova Sisterhood Community Social Center, with the presentations of His Eminence Metropolitan Antony, Dr. Oleksander Sahan (National Academy of Science of Ukraine) and Dr. Andriy Smyrnov (Ostroh University). Throughout the day, the Ukrainian History and Education Center will offer tours of the Patriarch&rsquo;s resting place and of memorial exhibit surrounding it, honoring his life and ministry.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA https://uocofusa.org/news_180209_1.html