Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA - Current News http://uocofusa.org/ 60 Archpastoral Visitation to the Ukrainian Orthodox Eparchy in Great Britain http://uocofusa.org/news_171211_2.html Sun, 10 Dec 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/2017/12-11-2017-Rochdale/IMG_3511.JPG&archive=0&final_h=46&final_w=90&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify;">Following the trip to Constantinople, the spiritual centre of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, Metropolitan Antony and Archbishop Daniel arrived in Manchester, England to be greeted by Fr. Bohdan Matwijczuk, Fr. Vitalij Derewianka and Ivan Moshkun to commence their first official parish visitations to the North West and Yorkshire.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_171211_2.html Los Angeles Ukrainian Orthodox Community Welcomes Archbishop Daniel http://uocofusa.org/news_171211_1.html Mon, 11 Dec 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/2017/12-11-2017-LA/IMG_2730.JPG&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify;">Over the weekend of December 8-10, 2017 St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Los Angeles, CA was blessed to welcome His Eminence Archbishop Daniel for the archpastoral visit of the parish family as well as to celebrate the feast day of the parish community and the 40<sup>th</sup> anniversary of Holy Priesthood of Very Rev. Fr. Vasyl Shtelen, pastor of St. Andrew&rsquo;s.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_171211_1.html Hierarchs of the UOC of the USA Meet with His All-Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople http://uocofusa.org/news_171206_3.html Wed, 06 Dec 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/2017/12-6-2017/1-2.jpg&archive=0&final_h=53&final_w=90&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify;">During the first week of December, His Eminence Metropolitan Antony and Archbishop Daniel met with His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, in Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey), residence of Patriarchs of Constantinople.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_171206_3.html Nativity Epistle 2017-18 http://uocofusa.org/news_171206_1.html Tue, 05 Dec 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/NativityEpistleMainbanner.jpg&archive=0&final_h=143&final_w=290&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify;">By the grace of God, again this year we can celebrate the great mystery of our faith &ndash; the birth of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ who &ldquo;for us and for our salvation came down from heaven and was incarnate of the Holy Spirit and the Virgin Mary and became man.&rdquo; (the Nicene Creed). All creation was waiting for the arrival of the Saviour to redeem the human race from sin and death and to reconcile man with God.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_171206_1.html Archpastoral Reflection: St. Philip's Nativity Fast http://www.uocofusa.org/news_171123_1.html Tue, 28 Nov 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/IMG_7360.JPG&archive=0&final_h=43&final_w=90&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify;">This is a period, which is often not the focus of contemporary Orthodox and non-Orthodox Christians, secularized and smothered in the over-commercialization of the &ldquo;Xmas&rdquo; season.&nbsp; The fast is, according to the Church Fathers, a time of mercy, kindness, compassion, self-examination &ndash; a time, which challenges us to personal renewal in the Light of Christ&rsquo;s Gospel.&nbsp;</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://www.uocofusa.org/news_171123_1.html MESSAGE by His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on the 84th Anniversary of Ukrainian Holodomor http://uocofusa.org/news_171125_1.html Sat, 25 Nov 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/2017/11-18-2017-NY-Holodomor/Holodomor-Web-Banner2-LoRes.jpg&archive=0&final_h=43&final_w=90&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify;">It is with a heavy heart that we call to recollection one of the greatest atrocities of the 20th century, namely, the tragic events in Ukraine during the years 1932-1933. Today, our Ecumenical Patriarchate joins Ukrainians across the globe in prayerful commemoration on the 84th anniversary of the Holodomor. Surrounded by the members of our local Ukrainian Orthodox Community and representatives of various nations serving in our City, we will preside over the celebration of the Divine Liturgy as well as personally offer a memorial service for the millions of people who inhumanely lost their lives during the orchestrated man-imposed famine.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_171125_1.html Holy Archangel Michael & St. George Ukrainian Orhtodox Parish in Minneapolis, MN Celebrated Parish Feast Day http://uocofusa.org/news_171120_1.html Mon, 20 Nov 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/2017/11-19-2017-Minneapolis/IMG_2890.jpg&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify;">21 листопада Православна Церква вшановує свято Архістратига Михаїла. Християни вважають його одним із семи архангелів, архістратигом небесного воїнства, покровителем людського роду. В Його честь і славу, багато людей носять Його ім&rsquo;я та присвячують храми. Одним з прикладів таких храмів є храм Української Правослоавної Церкви США св. Михаїла та Юрія в Мінеаполісі шт. Міннесота.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_171120_1.html Ukrainian-American Community of NY Metropolitan Area Remembers Victims of Genocidal Famine in Ukraine of 1932-1933 http://uocofusa.org/news_171119_1.html Sun, 19 Nov 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/2017/11-18-2017-NY-Holodomor/IMG_2927.JPG&archive=0&final_h=64&final_w=90&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify;">The 2017 Annual National Holodomor Commemoration took place on the eve of the 85th anniversary of this human tragedy at St. Patrick Cathedral, New York City on 18 November 2017 with 2,000 people participating.&nbsp;</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_171119_1.html Sacred Pilgrimage to the Myrrh-streaming icon - the Kardiotissa, “The Tender Heart” with Archbishop Daniel http://uocofusa.org/news_171116_1.html Thu, 16 Nov 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/2017/11-15-2017-Taylor-Icon/IMG_2692.jpg&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify;">On Wednesday evening, November 15, 2017 His Eminence Archbishop Daniel led the Pilgrimage of Ukrainian Orthodox Christians from All Saints Ukrainian Orthodox Church in New York City, NY (Very Rev. Fr. Vitaliy Pawlykivsky &ndash; pastor) to Taylor, PA, where the icon is permanently located at St. George the Great-Martyr Orthodox parish. In addition to the pilgrims from NY City, several Ukrainian Orthodox clergy with their parishioners from NY/PA/NJ area traveled to Taylor, PA as well.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_171116_1.html 4-19 June, 2017 - College Mission Trip to Ukrainian Orphanages http://www.uocyouth.org/uoccollegemission.html Wed, 06 Dec 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/IMG_6808.JPG&archive=0&final_h=43&final_w=90&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify;">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.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://www.uocyouth.org/uoccollegemission.html Glorious Day at Sts. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Parish in Palos Park, IL http://uocofusa.org/news_171114_1.html Tue, 14 Nov 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/2017/11-13-2017-Palos-Park/IMG_4931.JPG&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify;">On Sunday November 12, 2017, the Ukrainian Orthodox Parish of Sts Peter and Paul in Palos Park, IL was honored to welcome His Eminence Archbishop Daniel, President of the Consistory and Ruling Hierarch of the Western Eparchy of the Holy Ukrainian Orthodox Church.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_171114_1.html Veterans Day Prayers Offered at the National UAV Monument http://uocofusa.org/news_171113_1.html Mon, 13 Nov 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/2017/11-11-2017-UAV/IMG_2442.jpg&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify;">On Saturday, November 11, 2017 several dozens of Ukrainian-American Veterans were joined by a group of Ukrainian Orthodox Christians at the site of the National Ukrainian-American Veterans Memorial at the Metropolia Center of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA in South Bound Brook, NJ. His Eminence Archbishop Daniel led a Prayer Service at the monument for the wellbeing of numerous veterans of the US Armed forces, especially those of Ukrainian descent.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_171113_1.html New Exhibit: Shepherding Ukrainian Orthodoxy in a New Land: The Metropolitans of the Church http://www.ukrhec.org/exhibits/shepherding-ukrainian-orthodoxy-new-land-metropolitans-church Wed, 01 Nov 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/Museum/Capture.PNG&archive=0&final_h=285&final_w=633&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify;">In preparation for the 2018 celebration of the 100th anniversary of Ukrainian Orthodoxy in the United States, the UHEC presents an exhibition documenting the lives of the Church&rsquo;s prime hierarchs, the historical and cultural contexts in which they lived and worked, and their legacies through photographs, museum items, archival documents, and audio recordings.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://www.ukrhec.org/exhibits/shepherding-ukrainian-orthodoxy-new-land-metropolitans-church 100th Anniversary of the Cathedral Consecration http://uocofusa.org/news_171023_1.html Mon, 23 Oct 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/2017/10-14-17-allentown/14.jpg&archive=0&final_h=67&final_w=90&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify;">On Saturday, October 14th His Eminence, Metropolitan Antony led our God-loving and God-protected community of St. Mary Protection of the Theotokos (Pokrova) parish in the celebration of our patronal feast and the 100th anniversary of the consecration of our beautiful cathedral (glory to God!). He was greeted in the narthex by several of our youth (Autumn and Shiloh D., Claire, Helen, and Warren P., and Owen A.) who gave him flowers, by our parish president, Nikolai Fartuch, who gave him beautifully decorated bread (thank you, Stephanie Milan!) , and by our parish priest, Fr. Anthony Perkins, who offered words of thanks for his prayers and love for his parish of St. Mary's.</p></div> Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA http://uocofusa.org/news_171023_1.html