Ukrainian Orthodox Holy Ascension Cathedral 635 Broad Street, Clifton, New Jersey, Father Oleksii Holchuk, Pastor
May 21, 2017
This morning, May 21, 2017, First Holy Confession and Communion for Valeriya, daughter of Andriy and Iryna Bakalets, Wallington; Arthur 10, son of Bohdan and Tetiana Khomyk, Fair Lawn; Vasyl 9, son of Stepan and Nataliya Kulmatytskyi, Clifton; Nazar 7, son of Roman and Tetyana Romanyshyn, Clifton; Roman 9, son of Viktor and Mariana Menchuk, Sayreville; Tetiana 9, daughter of Roman and Mariia Buchynskyi, Clifton; Vasyl 8, son of Mykhaylo Yemtchuk and Maria Pakhomova, Clifton; Sophia-Maria 11, daughter of Liliya and Vitaliv Chernyshov.
Clifton will celebrate its 100th Anniversary with a Parade this afternoon. Father Oleksii, parishioners and members of the Ukrainian American Youth Assn. (Passaic Branch) will participate wearing traditional Ukrainian Vyshyvanka.
Last week, Peter Velechko celebrated his 93rd birthday. A Holodomor survivor, Peter joined our Parish in 1949 and became a Board member shortly after. He served as an officer retiring last year. Peter remains a stalwart of the Parish. Mnohaya Lita, may God grant you many years. Prayers are also offered for our faithful parishioners who are not able attend Church Service. Anna Velechko, Anna Amendolaro, Stefanie Sikoryak.
We are happy to learn Parishioner Roman Posico is recovering. Injured in a fall at work, and after two operations, he is starting to walk again, using a walker. God speed your recovery, Roman.
If you have family members or know of other fellow parishioners who should be added to our prayer list or would appreciate a visit from Father Oleksii, please tell Father or any member of the Board.