St. Nicholas Feast Day Celebration, 2018
We use both the Old Testament and the Gospels as the foundation for our Ukrainian Catholic faith and the inspiration for our daily lives. We put those teachings into practice at home and at work.
Shine in the love of God's grace, every day.
At St Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church Great Meadows NJ, it's our mission to help you explore your relationship with God and improve those meaningful relationships in your family life. Join us each Saturday afternoon or Sunday morning and experience the warmth of faith and the strength of our community.
A PRAYER OF CONFIDENCE IN GOD
Beloved Jesus, grant that I may rest in Your above all things,
Above all creatures, above all Your angels, above all praise,
Above all rejoicing and exultation, above all glory and honor,
Above all heavenly hosts; for Your alone are Most High,
You alone are the Almighty and Good above all things.
May You come to me and deliver me, and release me from
My chains, and grant me freedom, because without You my
Joy is not complete, without You my table is empty.
God saves me, Jesus enlightens me, the Holy Spirit is my
Life, thus I fear nothing.
Just as Jesus said in the Beatitudes, blessed are the poor and the hungry. Our mission is not just to love one another, but to make sure we spread the love of the Gospels everywhere.
Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia : " The Way" English version: http://www.ukrarcheparchy.us/way/THEWAY170205ENG.pdf
St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church
Friends in Christ, Welcome to Our Parish
WITH SYMPATHY - Our sympathy is extended to the family of +Marion Kulick, who passed away on Friday, February 1, 2019. Funeral services were held in our church on Saturday, February 9th. Marion was past Secretary/Trustee at St. Nicholas Church for many years and will be greatly missed. May Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ comfort her family and grant her eternal rest. Vichnaya Pamyat!
FINANCIAL MEETING- there will be a Financial meeting Sunday, February 17 after Divine Liturgy , to discuss the 2018 Financial Report an ways to improve finances in 2019. all Parishioners are urged to attend.
SOROKOUSKY - During the Season of the Great Fast, it is our tradition to pray for our deceased loved ones. Please print clearly the names of your loved ones on the envelope marked "Sorokousky" Jan. 27 in your envelope packet and drop it in the collection basket by February 24th.
CABBAGE ROLL SALE We are planning on having a Cabbage roll sale on Saturday, February 23rd. Help will be very much needed on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, February 20,21, and 22 beginning at 8:00 am.. if you are available , please come to help out.
ENVELOPES & CHURCH CALENDARS - The 2019 calendars and church envelopes are available for pickup in the back of the church. Please be sure to fill out the Registration Card in the box including your EMAIL address and return it in the collection basket so that we can confirm your name and phone number for proper recording of your donations. Thank you.
2019 UKRAINAIN CATHOLIC PILGRIMAGE TO UKRAINE = Join us for this spiritual, cultural, and historical journey - June 30 - July 12, 2019. This is a unique opportunity to follow in the footsteps of the Underground Church.. the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church was decimated by Stalin and the Soviet government in 1946. The surviving clergy and faithful were driven "underground" and continued to worship and practice their faith in secrecy.. The church re-emerged in 1991 with the independence of Ukraine. This pilgrimage will visit some of those secret sites as well as other well known historical and cultural landmarks.. The trip is sponsored by St. Nicolas Ukrainian Catholic church , Passaic, NJ. For more information can be found on FaceBook ( st. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church Passaic NJ) or call rectory at 973-471-9727.
DAILY PRAYER BOOKLET Daily Prayers of the Eastern Church booklets are available on the bulletin table for a donation of $3.00. This prayer book was prepared by the North Anthracite Protopresbyterate of the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia. It is a treasury of prayers of the Ukrainian Catholic Church with beautiful icons. Please take a look at these prayer books, they are a wonderful spiritual guide.
CARITAS - DUBNO A charitable organization, which was founded in 2013 to provide support and help children with special needs, children from very poor families, children who are impaired, orphans and children whose parents have died in the ongoing war in eastern Ukraine is in need of funds for their projects. Caritas-Dubno organizes and sponsors various spiritual and personal development programs, art workshops and summer camps. If you are interested in helping out, please mail your donation s to our chancery, Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia, 810 North Franklin St. Philadelphia, PA, 19123.. Checks are to be made out to Special Needs in Ukraine and marked DUBNO. Additional information is on the bulletin table.
MIRACLES OF MARY - True stories of miraculous interventions by the Blessed Virgin Mary in countries beyond the Iron Curtain. These pamphets are available on the bulletin table. donation is requested.
WELCOME - All parishioners and non-parishioners are welcome to come and visit with Father Evhen at the rectory. you don't have to have a problem, just come and spend a few minutes with him. Please call the Rectory at 908-799-3386 to arrange your visit.
CANDLE OFFERINGS: Altar candles (2) and Eternal Light Candle are available in memory of, or in honor of a loved one for $10. Also available are 7 - day candles for $7 and 5 day candles for $5.00. Outdoor Candles are also available. Please use the Candle offering envelopes available on the bulletin table.
SHOP RITE GIFT CARDS: We are selling ShopRite gift Cards in denominations of $100, $50 and $25 as a fundraiser. These cards make great gifts for Birthdays and other occasions. Please see Eileen Kowalick after Liturgy. Your support of this fundraiser will be greatly appreciated.
New Address - The correct mailing address of our Philadelphia Archeparchy Chancery is: Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia
810 North Franklin Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123
New Cathechism - The New Catechism of the Ukrainian Catholic Church, Christ Our Pascha, is now available to read online in the English language. Please access the link:
VISTATION OF THE SICK/ANNOINTING OF THE SICK-
Anyone wishing to be visited with Holy communion and or anointed for the healing, please call Fr. Evhen at the Rectory at 908-799-3386.
ST. JOSEPH' ADULT CARE HOME - Compassionate and quality care of our elderly parents and family members is offered by the Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate at St. Joseph's Home in Sloatsburg, NY.. An addition of a new wing and the upgrading of the existing facilities will enable the Sisters Servants to offer elevated medical care and service for the elderly as well as the capacity to admit more people needed care. Donations are needed to expand their facilities. Please send your donations to St. Joseph's Adult Care Home, Inc. P.O. Box 8, Sloatsburg, NY 10974. Donations are tax deductible.