Friday, November 20, 2009

Shenandoah's 125th in HD Video !!!

"The Way" recorded video using High Definition Video at Shenandoah's 125th Anniversary.

Below is a HD Video from the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at St. Michael's Greek Catholic Church from November 8, 2009. The Main Celebrant was Metropolitan-Archbishop Stefan Soroka.

Below is a HD Video from a portion of the Liturgy including the prayer "Our Father".

Below is a HD Video of "Kazka" performing at the reception. (Didn't use a tripod for this video - little blurry.)

Monday, November 9, 2009

Shenandoah's 125th Anniversary

St. Michael's Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in Shenandoah, PA, celebrated their 125th Anniversary on Sunday, November 8, 2009 with a Hierarchial Divine Liturgy at 2:00pm followed by a reception. St. Michael's is the First Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in America!

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Video: Shenandoah's 125th Anniversary

Photos Outside (Click on Picture to enlarge)

Archangel Gabriel (Mosaic outside)

Archangel Michael (Mosaic outside)

Photos Inside (Click on Picture to enlarge)


St. Michael's Flag

Stained Glass of Rev. John Wolanski who was appointed as the first Greek Catholic Pastor in America on October 24, 1884.

Stained Glass: Nativity

Stained Glass: Resurection

Stained Glass: Blessed Mother & Jesus (this Stained Glass window is in the stairwell leading up to the choir loft)

Photos from the Liturgy (Click Picture to enlarge)

Procession with the Knights of Columbus

Metropolitan-Archbishop Stefan Soroka during the Procession.

The children greet the Metropolitan.

Combined Choir: McAdoo Choir with St. Michael's singers led by Julie Merenda.

Fr. Robert Hitchen's Incenses

Msgr. Martin Canavan, Gospel Reading

Photos from the Mosaic Blessing (Click Picture to enlarge)

Group Photo

Photos from the Reception (Click Picture to enlarge)


Rev. Robert Hitchens served as the Master of Ceremonies

Msgr. Martin Canavan gave the toast.

The Children blew out the candles on the 125th Anniversary cake!

Cakes with the Pictures of the Church over the years.

A Cake in the shape of St. Michael's Church

-the end

Photos & Video: Teresa Siwak from "The Way"

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