Assumption of the Virgin Mary
Ukrainian Orthodox Church
1301 Newport Avenue, Northampton, PA
Assumption of the Virgin Mary Ukrainian Orthodox Church Online

Congratulations are in order for:

1) The school graduates of this year, Andrew Semenovych and Sabrina Ost. May the Lord give them the strength and the abilities to start and finish their college education and enter the professions they for which they are called!

2) Protodeacon Mikhail Sawarynski in honor of the observance of the 16th Anniversary of his Ordination by Metropolitan Antony.  CONGRATULATIONS, PROTODEACON MICHAIL! MANY BLESSED YEARS!  See his Ordination photos HERE!

3) John & Linda Vitushinsky (50th Wedding Anniversary)!   MNOHAYA LITA! MANY YEARS! See their wedding photo HERE!

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If it's necessary for you to receive the Sacrament of Communion at your home, please call Father Oleg at (732) 507-2274

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Welcome to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary Ukrainian Orthodox Church!

We are a parish of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA under the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople and our doors and hearts are open to you and your family!  Our church follows the Julian (Old) Calendar. All Orthodox Christians are welcome and encouraged to participate in the Blessed Sacraments of Repentance and Eucharist.  See the bulletin tab for all liturgical information regarding feasts and commemorations.

Do you love God and desire a deeper union in Him through Christ?  Are you moved by the beauty of traditional architecture, iconography, and liturgy?  Do you love to experience warm, family-friendly fellowship, to hear good music and Christ-centered preaching, to participate in enriching adult education and to offer the same to your children?  If so, then "Come and See" us!  It would be a blessing if you could visit us and we encourage you to come back as often as you can.  Perhaps you will find our parish to be your spiritual home!

We are located at 1301 Newport Avenue in Northampton, Pennsylvania.

Visit the 360° Virtual Tour of our church by opening the "360 Virtual Tour" page.  It is a fully immersive, sharable virtual reality tour of our church building. Enjoy  a glimpse of the beauty and majesty within our church.

Greeters for the month:  Margaret Leindecker, John Hnatow, Karen Osmun, Alex Semenovych, Lesya Semenovych, Mike Hnatow

Still Important, but not NEW:

  • Meatfare Sunday in our Church and Zapusty (EVENTS)
  • Justin & Sabrina place in 2019 Essay Contest (OUR CHURCH FAMILY) See link above for 2020 rules
  • Congratulations to Rev. Fr. Oleg!!! 🎓🎓🎓 for receiving his Masters of Divinity from St Sophia's Seminary (PHOTOS)
  • Baptism and Chrismation of Fr Oleg and Pani Olha's daughter Elizabeth (PHOTOS)
  • Scroll to the bottom of the liturgical calendar to access the  CATECHETICAL HOMILY AT THE OPENING OF HOLY AND GREAT LENT

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DAILY LITURGICAL CALENDAR,  SCRIPTURE READINGS AND MENAION

Sun. 31 May Seventh Sunday of Pascha, of the Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council.
Acts 20:16-18, 28-36; Jn. 17:1-13
9:00 AM Divine Liturgy (Online)

For The Seventh Week After Pascha

Mon. 1 June Afterfeast of the Ascension. Hieromartyr Patrick, bishop of Prusa, (100). St. John, bishop of the Goths in Crimea (787).
Acts 21:8-14 Jn. 14:27–15:7

Tue. 2 June Martyr Thalelaeus at Aegae in Cilicia and companions, Martyrs Alexander and Asterius (284). Martyr Asclas of Egypt (287).
Acts 21:26-32 Jn. 16:2-13

Wed. 3 June (Fast Day) Holy Equals-to-the-Apostles Emperor Constantine (337) and Helen, his mother (327). St. Cassian the Greek, monk (1504).
Acts 23:1-11 Jn. 16:15-23

Thu. 4 June Hieromartyr Basiliscus, bishop of Comana (308). Commemoration of the Second Ecumenical Council (381).
Acts 25:13-19 Jn. 16:23-33

Fri. 5 June (Fast Day) Leave-taking of the Ascension. Ven. Michael the Confessor, bishop of Synnada (821). Ven. virgin Euphrosyne, princess of Polotsk (1173).
Acts 27:1-44 Jn. 17:18-26

Sat. 6 June Memorial Saturday. Martyrs Meletius Stratelates, Stephen, John, and 1,218 soldiers with women and children suffered in Galatia (218).
Acts 28:1-31 Jn. 21:15-25
1 Thess. 4:13-17 Jn. 5:24-30
9:00 AM Parastas: all deceased parishioners and families (Online)

Sun. 7 June Eighth Sunday of Pascha . Tone 7 PENTECOST – TRINITY SUNDAY.
Acts 2:1-11 Jn. 7:37-52 – 8:12
9:00 AM Divine Liturgy (Online)
12:00 AM Parastas at parish cemetery

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