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Bulletin March 20, 2022

SUN MAR 20 2nd Sunday of Lent. St. Gregory Palamas.   Tone 6

  • 2га Неділя Посту. Св. Григорія Палами.
  • Divine Liturgy. Свята Літургія @9:00 AM
  • Apostle Heb. 1:10-2:3
  • Gospel  Mk. 2:1-12
  • 40th day Panakhyda for Vasyl Sacalos, requested by his sister Maria Sacalos.
  • Panakhyda for Maria and John Carrubba, requested by their children Donna and Michael Carrubba.

THU MAR 24 Great Compline. Велике Повечір’я @ 5:00 PM

FRI MAR 25 The Annunciation of the Most Holy Theotokos.

  • Благовіщення Пресвятої Богородиці.
  • Divine Liturgy. Свята Літургія. @ 9:00 AM

SAT MAR 26 Memorial Liturgy. Заупокійна Літургія @ 9:00 AM

SUN MAR 27 3rd Sunday of Lent. Veneration of the Holy Cross. Tone 7

  • 3тя Неділя Посту. Хрестопоклонна.
  • Divine Liturgy. Свята Літургія @ 9:00 AM
  • Apostle Heb. 4:14-5:6
  • Gospel: Mk. 8:34-9:1
  • Panakhyda for departed members of Kochanowski and Belonick families, requested by Kathy Santa Maria and the family.

AID for UKRAINE: we collected $4,951 this week. The money is being used to buy medical supplies for Ukraine’s wounded and refugees. We are coordinating our efforts with the nonprofit organization Maidan United, please continue to donate! Thank you to an anonymous donor for their $1,000 donation, the P. family for their $1,000 donation, to the Greek HEPA organization for their $700 donation, and to the South Church of New Britain for their $500 donation. May God bless You all!

PASCHA BREAD BAKING is being planned for Friday and Saturday, April 8 and 9, only to fill orders. We will have large round raisin paschas for $9.00 and small round raisin for $5.00. Please place your orders on the sign-up sheet downstairs. Please, mark your calendars and come help. We will have shifts both in the AM and PM. Donations to cover the cost of ingredients are welcome!

UOL: Please come and get your Easter items at the Tag Sale Booth downstairs!

CULTURAL: pysanky making supplies and Easter eggs are now available.


The recently elected Church Council members for 2022 will take their oath of office on Sunday, March 27 2022:


  • Dr. Paul Szwez

Vice President:

  • Scott Kerry

Recording Secretary:

  • Natalia Kyrychenko

Assistant Rec. Secretary:

  • Irene Blumes:

Financial Secretary:

  • Michelle O’Neil


  • John Nickleach

1st Assistant Treasurer: 

  • Maria Pekhnik

2ndAssistant Treasurer:

  • John Sirick

Trustees 3 Years:

  • Taras Dilozir
  • Teresa Linch

Trustees 2 Year:

  • Luda Chmeliwsky
  • Adam Platosz

Trustees 1 Year: 

  • Anne Bailly
  • Alisa Kerel


  • Oleksandr Kupchenko
  • Vasyl Vorona

Cemetery Committee:

  • Dr. Ann Romanyshyn (Head bookkeeper) 3 years
  • Susan Castrillo (Assistant Bookkeeper)
  • John Bouchard (Head Caretaker)
  • Bill Backes (Assistant Caretaker)
  • Mike Platosz (Apprentice)

*** A Reminder: According to our Parish Constitution, Council members must receive Sacraments of Confession and Communion before oath of office is administered.  

GENERAL REGULATIONS on physical fasting during Great Lent: Categories of Foods – Category I: Meat and Meat Products (includes beef, pork, chicken, etc., as well as items which have animal gelatin, lard, etc.); Category II: Dairy Products (includes butter, eggs, milk, cheese, etc., as well as items containing dairy whey, milk extracts, etc.); Category III: Fish, but not shell fish such as lobster, shrimp, crab, oysters, scallops, clams, mussels, etc.); Category IV: Olive Oil (according to some, this would extend to all oils) and Wine (which includes all alcoholic beverages) Foods Permitted throughout Lent: Shellfish (such as lobster, shrimp, crab, oysters, scallops, clams, mussels, etc.), Vegetables and Vegetable products (including grains [rice, wheat, flour, pasta {non-egg pasta}, etc.] vegetable gelatins, etc.), fruits and nuts. Weekdays during Lent: Abstinence of Categories I, II, III, & IV. No Abstinence of shellfish, fruit, vegetables and nuts. During this period, we should regulate both the amount of food we consume, as well as the frequency of eating. No food should be eaten between meals, and at mealtime’s smaller quantities than normal should be eaten. Saturdays and Sundays during Lent (*except Great Saturday on which a strict fast is kept) abstinence of Categories I, II & III. No abstinence of Category IV. On Saturdays and Sundays during the Great Fast, the quantity and frequency of meals is not restricted. Feast of the Annunciation (March 25) and Palm Sunday – Abstinence of Categories I, II. On these Great Feasts of the Church, the quantity and frequency of meals is not restricted. 

COFFEE and…Thank you to Ugryn family for hosting “Coffee and…”  last Sunday. Hosting today is Natalia Sashchenko. Next Sunday’s host on 3/27/2022 will be Olexander Kupkenko. Donations of coffee, individual creamers, butter and monetary donations are always welcomed. Thank you for your continuous support for the Scholarship Committee! Please remember funds raised go to the Scholarship Fund, which benefits our children! 

PUSSY WILLOWS:  Please, let Fr. Andrii know, if you have large enough supply for the entire congregation. 

ANGELS CLUB:  Congratulations to the winners of the March drawing. They were: Liliia Bulvarenko, $25.00; John Sirick, $15.00 and Dorothy Kerel, $10.00.