Gratitude: 2019Ukrainian-American Heritage Festival: GRATITUDEDear members of the Festival Team and volunteers, I want to sincerely thank you for all hard work related to the organization and running of our Festival last Sunday, June 9, 2019. I want to thank all of you who worked in setting up the Festival grounds, those who worked in preparing holubtsi, the Pyrohy workers at the UNC, those who baked bread for the Festival, those who worked at the grills, the people who helped with the games and other activities, those who took care of the themed baskets raffle and those who donated themed baskets, the people who donated baked goods, those who worked at the bar, those who worked to prepare the Festival grounds for the Festival, those who helped with the advertisement, those who took care of the festival signs, and all other parishioners or non parishioners who may have contributed in one way or another to make our Festival a successful event. May God abundantly bless you all!

*The NET INCOME generated at the Festival will be published in the next church bulletin.

BISHOP’S APPEAL2019 –Dear parishioners, annually during the month of May we start to support a special Eparchial fundraising called the Charities Appeal {or Bishop’s Appeal}. Our parish’s goal for this year is to collect $ 5,800 to support the Stamford Eparchy in its charitable actions. Through your generosity we were always successfully to support our Stamford Eparchy. A special form for the Bishop’s Appeal will be included in the Summer Festival envelope and mailed to all parishioners. Thank you for your support!

Molebens: During the month of JUNE, MolebenServices to Christ Our Saviour will be celebrated everyFriday eveningat 7:00PM, except Friday June 7th. I urge our parish community to make an effort to attend these special services.

2019SLOATSBURG PILGRIMAGE: The Sister Servants of Mary Immaculatecordially invite you to the 65thHoly Dormition Pilgrimagewhich will be celebrated on August 10-11, 2019at their motherhouse of Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate, 150 Sisters Servants Lane, Sloatsburg, NY 10974. The theme for the pilgrimage this year is: Responding with the Heart, as did Mary and Josaphata.This year’s Holy Dormition Pilgrimage will welcome for the first time, our newly-appointed Metropolitan Archbishop Borys Gudziak.The schedule for the pilgrimage will be in the Diocesan newspapers, on our church board and is on the website: www.ssmi-us.org. Reception of the Sacraments of Reconciliation and Eucharist will be available throughout the entire weekend. Once again we will have various services, presentations/workshops and activities for our children and youth. All parishioners, adults and youth are strongly encouraged to  attend. (Sisters Servants).

FOOD COLLECTION:Please continue to help out those who are less fortunate than us! We would like to support the local food pantries and we need you to help by bringing non-perishable food. You can drop off these items before or after the Liturgies in the church basement or in the entrance of the church. Thank you!

CongratulationstoMadelyn Joy David,daughter of Mitchel and Andrea (Barrette) David,who received the Holy Sacraments of Initiation on June 8, 2019. We welcome Madelyn and her parents into our Christian family! May God bless her with many, happy and blessed years! 

Followup FestivalMeeting: I invite all who helped with the planning of our Heritage Festival as well as other volunteers who dedicated their time and energy to work before and during the Festival, to come for a meeting on Tuesday, June 25, 2018 at 6:30PM. The meeting will take place in the church basement. 

Festival Grounds Cleaning: Dear parishioners, we need about 6 people to come and help finish cleaning the Festival grounds. We need to make sure that all the appliances and the kitchen itself is well maintained for future events. The cleaning will take place on Saturday, June 22at 9:00AM. Thank you in advance for your help!

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