UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH OF THE USA
CONSISTORY OFFICE OF PUBLIC RELATIONS
Penitential Canon of St. Andrew of Crete
By Subdeacon Vasyl Pasakas
During the first four days of Lent (Feb. 27, 28, 29 & March 1) the penitential Canon of St. Andrew of Crete was celebrated at St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Memorial Church, the spiritual center of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA (as in most Orthodox churches around the world).
Very Rev. Fr. Yuriy Siwko, Very Rev. Fr, Mykola Filyk and the student body of St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary in South Bound Brook, NJ celebrated with His Grace Bishop Daniel the Canon of St. Andrew of Crete, a service during which all present in great humility make numerous penitential prostrations, praying: “Have mercy on me, O Lord, have mercy on me!”