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

Pictures above are Father B. presenting certificates for the 2013 UOL Essay Contest.  Alexandra Ost (1st place), Adrianna Truss (Honorable Mention), Sabrina Ost, Justin Ost.

 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 AntonySee 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