Friday, September 24, 2010

Clergy Retreat - Hershey, PA

Metropolitan Province Clergy Retreat

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Group photo from the Clergy Retreat that was held September 20 - 23rd, 2010 in Hershey, PA.


Wednesday, September 22, 2010

LUC Convention is CANCELLED.

"The Way" was just informed that the 72nd LUC Convention was cancelled...

Between discussions with the Convention Committee and the National Board President, a decision was made to CANCEL the 72nd Annual National Convention of the League of Ukrainian Catholics which was scheduled for October 8, 9, 10, 2010. Unfortunately due to circumstances beyond control, it was necessary to cancel plans for this annual event.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Pilgrimage in Fox Chase

Pilgrimage to the Mother of God
Sisters of the Order of St. Basil the Great

This year’s seventy-ninth annual pilgrimage honoring the Mother of God on the grounds of the Motherhouse of the Sisters of St. Basil the Great in Fox Chase has as its theme “Let it be done to me according to your word” (Luke 1:38). On Saturday October 2, 2010 this theme will be developed during the Akathist to the Mother of God celebrated at the Shrine of Our Lady of Pochaiv. The homilist will be Rev. Father Robert Hitchens, Rector of the Ukrainian Catholic Seminary in Washington, DC in his homily he will urge us to be open to God’s call.

On Sunday, October 3, 2010 during the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy, celebrated by Archbishop Stefan Soroka, the Very Rev. Paul Chomnycky, OSBM, Eparch of Stamford, CT will speak on what it means to live out God’s call. This theme will be further enhanced at the Moleben to the Mother of God as Archbishop Stefan speaks to us about Mystical changes in our lives as we open ourselves to God’s word.

The Mystery of Reconciliation (Confession) will be available both days. Traditional Ukrainian food will be served on Sunday. A special feature of the weekend will be an opportunity to venerate the replica of the Shroud of Turin in the Holy Trinity Chapel of the Sisters of St. Basil the Great. This is one of nine replicas that was touched by the actual Shroud of Turin and blessed by the Holy Father.

For further information go to the website of the Sisters

(Click on Flyers to enlarge schedule)

Thursday, September 9, 2010

LUC Convention

LUC Convention – October 8, 9, 10, 2010

Looking for something to do on the Columbus Day weekend? Why not take a drive to Suffern, New York, and check out the happenings at the 72nd Convention of the League of Ukrainian Catholics, especially the activities on Saturday, October 9, 2010.

The League is sponsoring a new and exciting program entitled, Generations of Faith, newly introduced to parishes in the Metropolia. Sr. Ann Lazok, one of the originators of the program, will be coordinating a fascinating hands on, interactive session focused on the Philip’s Fast (Pylypiwka); the forty day fast preceding the Nativity. By looking to the Old and New Testament Saints, participants will learn how to pray, fast and give alms as they prepare for the Nativity of Jesus Christ. Also, participants will discover ways that they can help all people experience God is with us – Znamy Boh!

The program is open to all, and advanced registration is required. The fee is $25.00 and includes lunch. Information has been sent to all parishes. If you have not heard about this and would like to participate, please contact Marion C. Hrubec (201) 843-3960 or email Registration is open through September 20, 2010. Gather a group from your parish and join us as we learn how to prepare our families and ourselves for the Nativity of Our Lord.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Flea Market in Scranton, PA on September 18th

St. Vladimir Parish Annual Flea Market and Basket Raffle

To benefit the Children’s Religious Education Class

Saturday, September 18, 2010 – 8:30am to 2:30pm

St. Vladimir Parish Center – 429 North Seventh Avenue, Scranton, PA 18503

Lunch available including Ukrainian ethnic foods

For additional information contact Daria at 570 963-1580

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