Weekly Bulletin


Bulletin March 26, 2023

SUN MAR 26 4th Sunday of Lent. Of St. John of the Ladder.  Tone 8

  • 4та Неділя Великого Посту. Св. Іоaнна Ліствичника.
  • Liturgy. Святa Літургія @ 9:00 AM
  • Apostle Heb.      6:13-20
  • Gospel  Mk    9:17-31
  • Panakhyda for departed members of the Belonick and Kochanowski families, requested by Kathy Santa Maria, John Kochanowski, and Cynthia Giuliano.

SAT APR 1 Memorial Liturgy. Заупокійна Літургія @ 9:00 AM


SUN APR 2 5th Sunday of Lent. Of St Mary of Egypt.   Tone 1

  • 5та Неділя Великого Посту. Св. Марії Єгипетської.
  • Divine Liturgy. Свята Літургія @ 9:00 AM
  • Apostle Heb. 9:11-14
  • Gospel  Mk. 10:32-45 
  • 40th-day Panakhyda for Ann Sencio. (All remain in the church, please!)



CHURCH COUNCIL MEETING:  The regular monthly meeting is scheduled for TODAY, during “Coffee and…” in the parish hall. Сьогодні відбудуться збори Управи після Літургії, підчас кави.

OUR EASTER Festival is scheduled for this coming Saturday, April 1 (snow date April 8). Please, wear your traditional Ukrainian outfits. We will be baking paska-breads on Wednesday and Thursday, March 29 and 30 at 10 AM, and cooking on Thursday and Friday after 5 pm. Please help!

ПАСХАЛЬНИЙ Фестиваль у нашій парафії запланований на цю суботу, 1 квітня (або на 8 квітня, якщо погода несприятлива). Прийдіть на фестиваль у ваших ВИШИВАНКАХ! Ми будемо пекти паски в середу і четвер, 29 і 30 березня на 10у ранку, i варити в четвер і п’ятницю, після 5ї вечора.

PLEASE HELP with baking paskas: We need you to help with baking on WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, AND/OR THURSDAY, MARCH 30 at 10 AM. You don’t have to know how to bake. Help!!

BAKE SALE: We are asking everyone to please make a baked item to donate to our bake sale table at the festival. Our top sellers are loaf pan cakes, individual pastries, and fruit pies. All homemade items are welcome. Please bring them to church on Friday, March 31st after 5 pm or between 8-8:30 am on Saturday, April 1st. Any questions, please contact Natalia Kyrychenko at (860)371-7085

A SPECIAL PASCHA BAKING: To make sure every parishioner can buy Easter bread/paska, we will have a SPECIAL BAKING Day on Friday, April 7 for parishioners only!!! Place your order on the sheet on the door downstairs by April 1. Small and large raisin paskas only. Pick up Saturday and Sunday after church services. Спеціальна випічка пасок тільки для парафіян буде в п’ятницю 7го квітня. Замовляйте на списку в залі.

A PASCHAL GREETING CARD to benefit our church renovation fund is being created. Your name can appear on this card for a small donation. Please see Teresa Linck for details. TODAY is the last day to take part in this fundraiser.

AID for Ukraine: Today is the 396th day of the war and genocide in Ukraine perpetrated by Russia. Please, see the heroes’ wish list on Amazon, and help:  https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/2I3LC6NXWNXUF

ДОПОМОЖІТЬ ВАШІЙ ЦЕРКВІ! Ми просимо про пожертви для ремонту квартири на першому поверсі в церковному будинку. Пожерви можна надіслати на церковну адресу або дати нашому скарбнику Ірині Блумс. Дякуємо Maria Sacalos $100, Patricia Gionfrido $200, Meroslava Szwez $50, Maria Savitska $20, Irene Blumes $400.

COFFEE and…: Thank you to Natalia Sashchenko for hosting coffee and…  last Sunday! Hosting today is the Ugryn family. Maria Melnyk and Ludmyla Madai. Please note that coffee and… goes to Scholarship Fund to benefit our children!

UOL: Please come and check out our new items on the Tag Sale Booth!! We have come to the middle of Great Lent!! As you do your spring cleaning and find items in your house that you no longer need please donate to the tag sale booth!!

CULTURAL: We have Easter Eggs, Easter egg-making supplies, and Ukrainian embroidery available for sale!

CONFESSION: Father Andrii is available to hear confessions before or after any of the Lenten services.  Please arrive early on Saturday or Sunday morning for Confession so this won’t interfere with the start of the Divine Liturgy. 

СПОВІДЬ є важливою частиною Великого Посту. Кожен православний християнин/ка повинні посповідатися під час Великого посту, щоб мати можливість прийняти Святе Причастя на Пасху, і бути в доброму духовному стані як православні віруючі. Отець Андрій готовий вислухати вашу сповідь до або після будь-яких постових богослужень.  Будь ласка, приходьте раніше вранці в суботу або неділю на Сповідь, щоб це не перешкоджало своєчасному початку Божественної Літургії. 

CEMETERY:  Lent has started.  Please remove your Christmas arrangements.  They will be discarded the week of April 3, the week before Holy Week. Our project of redesigning the monument circle has started.  Work is being done by Mirek Muczko of Mirek Masonry LLC supervised by head caretaker John Bouchard.  We have permission from Fr. Lee Perry of Holy Trinity Byzantine Catholic Church Cemetery next door to enter using their driveway if needed.  He asks that we drive down to the back and cross over the field area.  The water has been turned on.  Any questions or concerns call John at 860-223-7802.



Classes will be held today and will be dismissed at noon.

Lenten confession schedule: Fr. Andrii will hear confessions from our students during class time today – grades 7 and 8 and teens. Students should go to the church hall for a snack following dismissal from Divine Liturgy.  They will return to the church for confession when the panakhyda is over.  Students in grades 7 and 8 will go to the Church School together with their teacher when they have all finished confession.

Loving thanks go to our dedicated benefactors, Maria and Walter Szwez, for their generous donation of $50 to the Youth Ministry.  May God grant Maria and Walter MANY BLESSED YEARS!  MNOHAYA LITA!

Our annual “Pennies from Heaven” Lenten alms-giving event is underway and will last until April 23.  This year our donations will go to the parish organization Aid for Ukraine to purchase iT clips and other medical supplies for the battalions we support.  Please see any of our students to make your contribution.

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