Our Church is a center for spiritual growth, where positive attitudes are developed, where good people become better, where hurts are healed, where lessons are learned, where friendships are developed, where marriages are strengthened, where families are bonded, where the restless find peace, where love is alive,where God and where Jesus Christ is Lord. We are on a campaign when a noble goal...to spread the message of the Gospel which brings a life-changing experience
On November 10, 2022, the Holy See announced that His Holiness Pope Francis has appointed His Excellency Most Reverend Andriy Rabiy, auxiliary bishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia, to be the new auxiliary bishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Winnipeg.
The Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia’s Inaugural Report and Benefit Luncheon took place on Sunday, October 9, in Jenkintown. More than 220 people attended and contributed more than $100,000 to support the Archeparchy! Proceeds will help the Archeparchy serve its faithful in America and aid humanitarian efforts in Ukraine. A portion will be offered to His Beatitude Sviatoslav Shevchuk. This was the first iteration of what will become an annual event for the Philadelphia area.
Saturdays: 4pm in English
Sundays: 11am in Ukrainian / English
Holydays: Check the website
Confessions: Half hour before Liturgy
Sundays Bulletins Announcements, including Divine Liturgy requests, upcoming events, activities, Archeparchy news, and miscellaneous announcements can be found on this church website.
We express our deepest sympathy to the relative and friends of Bohdon Bobjak, who passed away on October 20, 2022. May he rest in the place of eternal happiness. Memories eternal - Vichnaya Pamyat!
CHURCH THRIFT STORE
11am to 3pm
Every Saturday until December 11
Not open Thanksgiving weekend
Donations can be dropped off at the store or call Barbara Catherman to arrange a time convenient for you.
Thank you to the anonymous donor for the donation to our church a new set of altar linens, priestly vestments, and church banners. May God reward your generosity and bless you richly for many happy years!
Yard Signs are available after Saturday and Sunday Liturgies with a $20 donation
"THANK YOU USA FOR SUPPORTING UKRAINE"
T-Shirts are available and can be purchased for a $20 donation. If you are interested, contyact Lisa Dries or Vera Andryczyk
There are two repair projects that will be done to the church. The first project is to repair the dome and roof that will begin this week. The cost is over $50,000. The second project is replacing the air conditioning unit. We are asking for donations to help us ease the cost of paying for these projects. Thanks to the Donald Family for their $25,000 contribution. If you would like to donate, please contact Fr. Ihor
We welcome to our parish family Ryan Christopher Shiner, son of Robert Shiner and Katrina Farber on the occasion of his Baptism. May the good Lord keep him healthy and happy and guide him throughout his life.
Thank you to the parishioners who made donations the building renovations.
May God reward your gnerosity and bless you richly for many happy years!
Cyndee Bono - $1,000
Paul Kowal - $1,000
Bob and Lisa Dries - $500
Andrij and Luba Chornodolsky - $500
in memory of Michael Kuzminsky
Russell & Nancy Zquta - $1,000
in memory of his parents, Stefan & Pauline Zquata
Gene & Ann Rydel - $2,000
in memory of their parents and siblings.
Donna Fuga - $5,000
in memory of Mark and Christopher Fuga
Elaine Norman - $1,000
Thank you to parishioners and friends of Cyndee Bono for their donations in her memory
Fred & Carol Hanson
Gene & Ann Rydel
Tim & Jan Repman
David & Nancy Dykty
Edward & Christine Chapman
Mary Ellen Banks
Phoenixville/Valley Forge Dermatology Assoc.
Richard & Martha Rowley
Bud & Dina Davis
Scott & Rosemarhy Lamaestra
A check for over $45,000 was presented to Archbishop Borys Gudziak for support of St. Josaphat's Seminary in Washington DC. This donation was funded by profits from Seminary Day held at St. Nicholas Hall Minersville/
On October 27, the Vatican announced the Synod of Bishops of the UGCC has elected Father Mykola Semenyshyn as an assistant bishop of the Ivano-Frankivsk Archdiocese of the UGCC.
Congratulations Father Ronnie Popivchak, our former pastor, for being rewarded the first recipient of the Metropolitan Service Award. Mnohaya Leeta!
Thank you to the anonymous donor for the donation to our church a new set of altar linens, a new set of priestly vestments, and a new set of church banners. May God reward your generosity and bless you richly for many happy years!
To see the updated Humanitarian Aid Fund Distribution, see the "Archeparchy" tab on the website.
Archbishop-Metropolitan Borys Gudziak and Auxiliary Bishop Andriy Rabiy participated at the installation of Bishop Bryan Bayda to the see of the Eparchy of Toronto and Eastern Canada.
Humanitarian Aid Fund Report as of May 31, 2022: https://ukrarcheparchy.us/archeparchy-news/humanitarian-aid-fund-report-as-of-may-31-2022
Redner's Supermarket has a program "Save-A-Tape" whereby they offer to non-profit organizations a 1% Rebate Offer. Please drop your Redner's receipt in the basket at the back of the church or send your collection of receipts and mail it to Father Ihor.
We need volunteers to staff the Church Thrift Store on the weekends when the store is opened. Check this website for days and hours the Thrift Store will be opened or call Cyndee at 610-587-1471. Your help will be appreciated.
Goals have been set for the Planning in the Archeparchy of Philadelphia: the Preparatory Phase. For more information click on this link: http://ukrarcheparchy.us/the-way
Get "The Way" sent right to your email. The new format makes it easy to read. To subscribe send a message to http://ukrarcheparchy.us/the-way.
Each family needs to complete the Registration Card that is found in the church envelopes. Include your email address. If nothing has changed please mark "No Changes".
If you have moved, changed address, added or changed your email address, please notify Lisa Dries.
Congrations winners of the Raffle Baskets!
What All You Need to Bake: Sofia Mykyitouk
Everything Ukrainian: Joanne Hodge
Lotteries and Wine to Celebrate: Irene Obzud
Lotteries Tickets: Celina Donmoyer
Any gravesite decorations should be removed and taken home to discard and not left at the cemetery. No Dumping is Allowed on the cemetery property. We are unable to discard of them and would like to keep our cemetery neat and free of unwanted decorations. Thank you for your cooperation.
If anyone who is sick or homebound wishes to receive the Sacraments of Confession and Communion, please contact Fr. Ihor at the rectory (610-933-7801 or 973-979-3430).
We ask for you support to the church. Your generous donations helps pay our bills and maintain the church. You may mail your weekly offerings to the church office.
If you would like to request a Liturgy for a family member or friend, there are envelopes in the vestibule of the church. Please complete the information and include your free will donation. Thank you.
We would like to increase our choir membership. If you love to sing, please consider to be a part of our church choir. Contact Marusia Dombchewsky after Sunday's Liturgy.
THANK YOU!!! To all our parish community volunteers who worked tirelessly at the Classic Car Show and Bazaar! It is a true blessing to see all of us working in Christ's Church and to be united as one in our love toward God and people. We are truthfully becoming known to the community not by words but by our deeds. May God bless all of us with good health, happiness and many years of life!
Dear Parishioners! The only way that we can continue our ministry here at Sts. Peter & Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church is with your generous financial help. Thank you for your generosity in the weekly collection. Know that we need your help and deeply appreciate the sacrifices you make!
We wholeheartedly thank everyone who have volunteered for our parish fundraising projects. They pyrohy makers do exemplary work in helping the parish to pay monthly bills. We ask everyone to become a part of our parish stewardship society because more hands make everything easier in our life. Please speak with Fr. Ihor about your desire to volunteer in our parish church.