VACATION - Father Evhen will be visition his family in the Ukraine form August 6 to September 1. Father Vasyl Chorniy, from the Ukraine , will be covering for Fr. Evhen. In case of emergency, please call Eileen Kowalick kat 908-689-2352.
Thrift and Rummage Sale - On Friday and Saturday, August 24 and 25 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, we will be having our Annual Thrift rummage Sale . We are now accepting items for sale, usable clothing and household items. No TV's , computers, or electronic devices. Please bring your items to the church hall ( upstairs) on the weekends after Liturgies. DO NOT DROP OFF ITEMS AT THE HALL ENTRANCE DURING THE WEEK. For more information call Cathy Butkowsky at 908-258-8780.
BAKE SALE - We would like to have a bake sale in conjunction with the rummage sale on Friday and Saturday, August 24 & 25. Please bake some cookies, cupcakes, brownies or item of your choice. Please drop off on Friday morning, August 24 at the church hall.
WELCOME - Father Evhen and the parishioners of St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church would like to welcome our new parishioners, Olena, Erik, and Jon Oxenbridge to our Parish. May God grant you many happy years. Mnohaya Lita!
3rd BANNS OF MARRIAGE - On August 11, Taras Levytskyy and Vasylyna Lemyk, members of St. Nicholas Church will get married in the Ukraine. May God bless their union and grant them many happy years.
UKRAINIAN FOLK FESTIVAL - THE UKRAINAIN American Sport Center Tryzub in Horsham , Pa.. Sunday August 26th. For more information call 267-664-3857 or www.tryzub.org.
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.
HOLY DORMITION PILGRIMAGE - the sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate, Sloatsburg, NY will hold their annual pilgrimage on August 11- 12, 2018. The theme this year is : Mary, our Model of Prayer "Do Whatever He Tells You... " His Beatitude, Sviatoslav, Shevshuk will preside at this year's pilgrimage. Please save the the, additional information will be forthcoming.
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.
CHURCH DUES- Church Dues are due for 2018. The envelope for Yearly Dues is in your envelope box dated February 25, 2018.. Dues are $25 per year for individuals, $40.00 per year for families. Partial payments are accepted. If you do not have an envelope, please use a plain envelope with your name and address clearly on the front and place it in the collection basket. Thank you.
CANDLE OFFERINGS: Alter 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. 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:
Domestic Disaster Recovery Fund - A Domestic Disaster Recover Fund was established by our Philadelphia Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy to aid victims recovering from such disasters as Hurricane Harvey. These disasters remind all of us of the fragile nature as we witness our neighbors suffering loss of life an material possessions. In times such as these , we are called to assist our neighbors in need... If you would like to make a donation for the humanitarian needs of the victims of Hurricane Harvey, please send your gift to the attention of this fund.
Domestic Disaster Recovery Fund
c/o Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia
810 N. Franklin Street
Philadelphia, Pa 19123
HALL - CAFETERIA RENTAL - Anyone interested in renting the upstairs hall or downstairs cafeteria for a family party or get together, please call the Rectory to make arrangements. There is a $99.00 insurance fee necessary for all non-church functions, plus a $100.00 donation for non-parishioners, $50 donation for parishioners.
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.
RENOVATION PROJECTS : Renovation projects are ongoing and we still need your financial help. Please use the envelopes marked Renovation Projects located on the bulletin table to make your donation. Attached in this weeks bulletin is a summary of the costs thus far for the recent renovations made to our hall. Thank you for your support.
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.
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.
Friends in Christ, Welcome to Our Parish
Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia : " The Way" English version: http://www.ukrarcheparchy.us/way/THEWAY170205ENG.pdf
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.
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