Assumption of the Virgin Mary
Ukrainian Orthodox Church
1301 Newport Avenue, Northampton, PA
Deacon and his Grandsons
Deacon and His Grandsons

Photo of Protodeacon Mychail Sawarynski with his faithful grandsons who are altar servers in our church.  From left to right, John, Andrew, Deacon Mychail, Anthony, and Gabriel

Essay Contest

UOL 2018 Essay Contest - 08/12/18

Winners in the 2018 UOL Essay contest

Sabrina took the top spot , winning a beautiful icon, and honorable mentions for Justin, Alexandra, and Danica.  Father Myron called it a “clean sweep” by the Ost family!

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Baptism Chrismation Communion

Baptism Chrismation 1st Communion - 06/10/18

CONGRATULATIONS are extended to the newly illumined servants of God, Forrest Jack Pozzetta and Nicholas Joseph Parchomenko, who were born anew to a life in Christ through the Holy Sacrament of Baptism and received the "seal of the gift of the Holy Spirit" through the Holy Sacrament of Chrismation. May God grant to Forrest Jack and Nicholas Joseph, their parents, grandparents, and Godparents, a prosperous and peaceful life, health, and furtherance in spiritual growth and preserve them for many-many- blessed and joyous years.


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Alexandra Ost and Tatiana Seremula
5/26/18 & 5/27/18. Participated in the Sacraments of Holy Confession and Communion
May God preserve them for many blessed and joyous years.
Parishioner\'s Corner
Jasmine and Fam
Jasmine and Fam
Jasmine and Fam
Featuring Parishioners from our Congregation
Note:  This page will be reserved to highlight achievements and accomplishments, successes and memorable experiences of the members and families of our church.  I encourage you to submit appropriate information to my email in order to be posted on this website.
NEW:   Jasmine Pavlinsky graduated from Northampton High School in June (2017).  (See Jasmine and a famiy pic above) She continues her education at Moravian College!
CONGRATULATIONS TO RACHEL KESLOSKY, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Keslosky who graduated from Millersville University in 2017!

At the young age of 37, one of our parishioners, Robert Pavlinsky, began wrting poetry.  He writes and publishes inspirational poems. See his website at:
The Chi-Rho Award.
Recipients: Justin Ost, Gabriel Sawarynski
Awarded to an Orthodox Christian boy or girl who is registered as a Cub Scout, Girl Scout Junior, or in a Camp Fire program. The recipient must be in the fourth or fifth grade and must attend church school or other formal religious instruction program.

The St. George Award.
Recipient: Alexandra Ost
Awarded to a registered Tiger Cub, Cub Scout of the Wolf Rank in the Boy Scouts of America, or Brownies in the Girl Scouts of the U.S.A., in the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade. Must also be a communicant member of an Orthodox Christian Church recognized by the Canonical Assembly of Orthodox Bishops in the U.S.A.
             MNOHAJA LITA!    MANY YEARS!

Click on this link to see pictures of the Holy Land Pilgrimage with Bishop Daniel, Kathy Crayosky, Linda (Hnatow) and Michael Tilson, and 20+ pilgrims!:  Sacred Holy Land Pilgrimage 2014 at!

 Mr. Walter Kuchinos, a WW2 Vet and  church member, is featured in a two-part article from the Allentown Morning Call:
Vigil Lights (Lampadas)
We thank the following donors of VIGIL LIGHTS/LAMPADAS for the icon screen:
Martha Dowling, in loving memory of +Richard Dowling.
M/M John Vitushinsky, in honor of their grandchildren, Lily, Luke, Kylee and Taylor
M/M Howard Winters, in loving memory of +Gregory Winters
M/M Nicholas Parchomenko, in loving memory of +Olga and +Fedir Parchomenko, and +Jack and +Lorraine Holland.

Thanks are extended to Mr. Taras Pypiuk for constructing the method of hanging the lamps.

The Enthronement of Metropolitan Antony

See the press release at

VIew the TV edition (in Ukrainian) of the Enthronement of His Eminence Antony at: (Note: Father Bazyl makes a cameo appearance!)

Click here to read Metropolitan Antony's biography.Read Father Bazyl's pastoral reflections from the UOC website at