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

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See the 2020 Nativity Fast Proclamation HERE.

Congratulations are in order for:

1) Vladimir and Emma Krasnopera, who are celebrating their 73rd Wedding Anniversary!  MNOHAYA LITA! MANY YEARS! See their Wedding photo HERE.

2) Celebrate the couple in our church married the longest....Taras & Rosemarie Pypiuk!  MNOHAYA LITA! MANY YEARS!  See their Wedding photo HERE. 

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Click HERE to READ BOTH the Church Opening and COVID guidelines documents.

Confession Appointments and Liturgy Registration

Holy Confession: Our Heirarchs have indicated that all parishioners must receive the sacrament of Holy Confession prior to receiving Holy Communion. Father Oleg has scheduled general confessions immediately after Vespers on the first Saturday of each month. Father will also hear confession by appointment on Saturdays.

Sign up here for a Saturday appointment for Holy Confession

Attendance at any Liturgy: If you wish to attend a liturgy, you must sign up by 7:00 PM the evening before the liturgy. Currently, registration is limited to 40 participants. NOTE:  If you have signed up but cannot attend the service, please edit your sign up so the slot will be open for someone else.

Sign up here to be on a list of people who will be allowed in our church to attend a liturgy on the specified date

Great Vespers: If you wish to attend a Vespers service you must sign up by 7:00 PM Friday. Currently, registration is limited to 40 participants. 

Sign up here to be on a list of people who will be allowed in our church to attend a Vespers service on the specified date

Congratulations are in order for:

Kathy & Allan Bach!  The couple celebrated the Holy Sacrament of Marriage on Oct. 10, 2020.  MNOHAYA LITA! MANY YEARS!

Taras & Rosemarie Pypiuk!  Celebrate the couple in our church married the longest….60 Years on Oct. 8! See their wedding photo HERE. MNOHAYA LITA! MANY YEARS!

Andrew Semenovych and Sabrina Ost, our high school graduates of this year,  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!

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Click HERE for Prayer in Time of Corona Virus

News and Directives from our hierarchy: Click HERE

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:

  • 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)

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DAILY LITURGICAL CALENDAR,  SCRIPTURE READINGS AND MENAION

Sun. 29 Nov. Holy Apostle and Evangelist Matthew (60).
Eph. 4:1-6 Lk. 10:25-37
8:30 AM Third & Sixth Hours
9:00 AM Divine Liturgy (restriction of 40 people; also available Online)
Moleben of Thanksgiving

For The 25th Week After Pentecost

Mon. 30 Nov. St. Gregory the Wonderworker of Neo-Caesarea (266). Ven. Lazarus the iconographer of Constantinople (857). 1 Tim. 1:1-7 Lk. 14:12-15

Tue. 01 Dec. Martyr Platon of Ancyra (302). Martyr Romanus the Deacon of Caesarea and child-martyr Barulas of Antioch (303). 1 Tim. 1:8-14 Lk. 14:25-35

Wed. 02 Dec. Prophet Obadiah (9th c. B.C.). Martyr Barlaam (304). Martyr Heliodorus (273). Ven. Barlaam, abbot of the Kyiv Caves (1065). 1 Tim. 1:18-202:8-15 Lk. 15:1-10

Thu. 03 Dec. Ven. Gregory Decapolites (816). St. Proclus, archbishop of Constantinople (447). Martyr Dasius (303).
1 Tim. 4:4-8,16 Lk. 16: 15-18; 17:1-4 

5:00 PM        Great Vespers with Litiya

Fri. 04 Dec. THE ENTRY OF THE MOST HOLY THEOTOKOS INTO THE TEMPLE.
Heb. 9:1-7 Lk. 10:38-42; 11:27-28
9:00 AM Divine Liturgy

Sat. 05 Dec. Apostles Philemon and Archippus, Martyr Apphia (ca. 109). St. Yaropolk-Peter, prince of Volodymyr in Volyn (1086).  Gal. 3:8-12 Lk. 9:57-62
5:00 PM Great Vespers followed by Examination of Conscience

Sun. 06 Dec. Eph. 5:8-19 Lk. 12:16-21
8:30 AM Third & Sixth Hours
9:00 AM Divine Liturgy (restriction of 40 people; also available Online)