Assumption of the Virgin Mary
Ukrainian Orthodox Church
1301 Newport Avenue, Northampton, PA
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His Eminence Metropolitan Antony Celebrates 33 Years of Archpastoral Service!
His Eminence Metropolitan Antony Celebrates 33 Years of Archpastoral Service!
His Eminence Metropolitan Antony Celebrates 33 Years of Archpastoral Service!

 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.

DAILY LITURGICAL CALENDAR,  SCRIPTURE READINGS AND MENAION

SUN. 09 Dec. Fast Day: Fish
28th Sunday after Pentecost. Tone 3. Prophet OBADIAH, Martyr BARLAAM (304)
https://oca.org/readings/daily/2018/12/09
8:30 AM THIRD & SIXTH HOURS
9:00 AM DIVINE LITURGY OF JOHN CHRYSOSTOM

29th WEEK AFTER PENTECOST

Mon. 10 Dec. Fast Day: Fish
Great-Martyr JAMES the Persian (421). Ven. PALLADIUS of Thessalonica. 17 Monk-Martyrs of India. Ven. ROMANUS the Wonderworker
Hebrews 3:5-11, 17-19 Luke 19:37-44

Tue. 11 Dec. Fast Day: Fish
Martyr STEPHEN the New of Mt. Auxentius (767).
Martyr HIRENARCHUS & 7 women martyrs (303).
Hebrews 4:1-13 Luke 19:45-48

Wed. 12 Dec. Fast Day
Martyr PARAMON & 370 (250). Ven. ACACIUS.
Martyr PHILUMENUS. Hieromartyr ABIBUS.
Hebrews 5:11-6:8 Luke 20:1-8

Thur. 13 Dec. Fast Day: Fish
APOSTLE ANDREW the First Called (62).
1 Corinthians 4:9-16 John 1:35-51

Fri. 14 Dec. Fast Day
Prophet NAHUM (7th C. BC). Martyr ANANIAS of Persia. Righteous PHILARET of Amnia (792).
Hebrews 7:18-25 Luke 20:19-26

Sat. 15 Dec. Fast Day: Fish
Prophet HABAKKUK (7th C. BC). Ven. JESSE, Bishop of Tsilkani, Georgia. Martyr MYROPE (251)
Hebrews 2:11-13 Luke 12:32-40
4:30 PM SACRAMENT OF PENANCE (CONFESSION)
5:00 PM VESPERS
5:30 PM GENERAL CONFESSION & ABSOLUTION

SUN. 16 Dec. Fast Day: Fish
29th Sunday after Pentecost. Tone 4. Prophet ZEPHANIAH. Ven. THEODULUS the Eparch.
https://oca.org/readings/daily/2018/12/16

8:30 AM THIRD & SIXTH HOURS
9:00 AM DIVINE LITURGY OF JOHN CHRYSOSTOM
11:00 AM ST. NICHOLAS PROGRAM by Church School

30th WEEK AFTER PENTECOST

Mon. 17 Dec. Fast Day: Fish
Great-Martyr BARBARA & Martyr JULIANA at Heliapolis, Syria. Ven JOHN DAMASCENE (776).
Hebrews 8:7-13 Luke 20:27-44

Tue. 18 Dec.
SABBAS the Sanctified (532). Mary ANASTASIUS.
KARION & his son ZACHARIAH of Egypt (4th C.)
Hebrews 9:8-10, 15-23 Luke 21:12-19

Wed. 19 Dec. Fast Day: Fish
NICHOLAS, the Wonderworker, Archbishop of Myra in Lycia (345)
Hebrews 13:17-21 Luke 6:17-23

Thur. 20 Dec. Fast Day: Fish
AMBROSE, Bishop of Milan (397). Martyr ATHENODORUS of Mesopotamia (304). Ven.
PAUL the Obedient & JOHN the Faster of the Kyiv Caves (12th C.)
Hebrews 10:35-11:7 Luke 21:28-33

Fri. 21 Dec. Fast Day: Fish
Ven. PATAPIUS of Thebes. Holy Apostles of the 70: SOSTHENES, APOLLOS, CEPHAS, TYCHICUS, EPAPHRODITUS, CAESAR &ONESIPHORUS. 363 HOLY MARTYRS in Africa by the Arians.
Hebrews 11:8, 11-16 Luke 21:37-22:8

Sat. 22 Dec. Fast Day: Fish
CONCEPTION of the Virgin Mary by St. ANNA.
Prophetess ANNA, mother of Prophet Samuel.
SOPHRONIOS, Archbishop of Cyprus (6th C.)
https://oca.org/readings/daily/2018/12/22
5:00 PM GREAT VESPERS


SUN. 23 Dec. Fast Day: Fish
30th Sunday after Pentecost. Tone 5. Martyrs MENAS, HERMOGENES, EUGRAPHUS (310).
https://oca.org/readings/daily/2018/12/23
8:30 AM THIRD & SIXTH HOURS
9:00 AM DIVINE LITURGY OF JOHN CHRYSOSTOM

PROPHET ZEPHANIAH

Prophet Zephaniah was a contemporary of Prophet Jeremiah and Prophetess Oldama. He was from the Tribe of Simeon and was the 9th of the Twelve Minor Prophets. He lived at the royal court, where he preached repentance and helped King Josiah eliminate idol worship. He prophesied about the calamities to come for the people of Judea and the regions of Gaza, Ascalon, Crete and against the Moabites, Ammonites and Ninevites.