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Orthodox Christian Mission Center (OCMC): Sign up for 2019 Mission Teams Today!
12/18/18 | News - Recent Events
As 2018 comes to a close, we are happy to announce next year’s short-term mission teams! These teams serve as ...
New Nativity of our Lord (Christmas) CD
12/17/18 | News - Recent Events
Recorder by the Semianrians of St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary (South Bound Brook, NJ) ...
Announcement From the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople
12/17/18 | News - Recent Events
Заява Константинопольської Патріархії ...
60th ANNIVERSARY OF CHURCH CONSECRATION – ST. ANDREW PARISH, BOSTON MA
12/14/18 | News - Recent Events
On Sunday, December 9, 2018 His Eminence Metropolitan Antony, accompanied by Subdeacon Mykola Zomchak and seminarian Myr ...
2019 Daily Planner/Calendar Pre-Order Forms
12/14/18 | News - Recent Events
Published by the Consistory Office of Publications ...
Increase in Love - Increase in Service
12/12/18 | News - Recent Events
115th Anniversary at St. Peter and Paul Parish, Carnegie PA ...
Praying Our Way Together Through Nativity Fast 2018
12/11/18 | Upcoming Events
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EPISTLE OF THE CONFERENCE OF UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX BISHOPS BEYOND THE BORDERS OF UKRAINE AT THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE NATIVITY (“ST. PHILIP”) FAST
12/10/18 | News - Recent Events
ПОСЛАННЯ ПОСТІЙНОЇ КОНФЕРЕНЦІЇ УКРАЇНСЬКИХ ПРАВОСЛАВНИХ ЄПИСКОПІВ ПОЗА МЕЖАМИ УКРАЇНИ НА ПОЧАТОК РІЗДВЯНО ...
Get to Know the Seminarians of our Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA
12/06/18 | News - Recent Events
Знайомтесь із семінаристами нашої Української Православної Церкви США ...
12 January, 2019 - Annual Caroling for Christ
12/06/18 | News - Recent Events
Join us at the Ukrainian Cultural Centerof the Metropolia Center of the UOC of the USA for the Annual CAROLING FOR CHRIS ...
Stand Up Straight!
12/06/18 | Reflections - Pastoral Witness
Our life gets bent over by the weight and strain of all the difficulties that we carry. We get bent over emotionally by ...
Have you Made Plans for this Year’s pre-Christmas St. Philip’s Fast Season Charitable ACT?
12/03/18 | News - Recent Events
Чи Ви зробили практичний духовний план щодо цьогорічного перед-Різдвяного Посту - Пилипівки?   ...
Icon Workshop at St. Sophia Seminary
11/30/18 | News - Recent Events
St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA hosted an iconography wor ...
Commemoration of the 85th Anniversary of Holodomor
11/30/18 | News - Recent Events
It was the fourth Saturday of November, and the faithful of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA, were joining the m ...
Введення у храм Пресвятої Діви Марії
11/30/18 | Reflections - Pastoral Witness
Коли Діві Марії виповнилося три роки, Її благочестиві батьки приготувалися виконати свою обітницю. Вони скликали родичів ...
The Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple
11/30/18 | Reflections - Pastoral Witness
We have come to the December of yet another fleeting year, and we greet the arrival of the Feast of the Presentation, a ...
Thanksgiving Day Celebration at the Seminary
11/29/18 | News - Recent Events
Thanksgiving Day – a chance for families to gather together, to feast and to enjoy being with one another, but mor ...
Holodomor Commemoration in New York City 2018
11/25/18 | News - Recent Events
On Saturday, November 17, 2018, St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York filled with members of the Ukrainian Community ...
The Good Samaritan
11/23/18 | Reflections - Pastoral Witness
In today's Gospel, Jesus gives us the straightforward direction about how we may attain to eternal life. He sums it up i ...
ST. MICHAEL PARISH, SAN FRANCISCO CELEBRATES 60TH ANNIVERSARY
11/18/18 | News - Recent Events
On August 24th, 1958, in a private residence in San Francisco, the first Divine Liturgy of what would become St. Michael ...
2019 Summer College Mission Trip to Ukrainian Orphanages
11/15/18 | News - Recent Events
1-5 June, 2019: The College Student Mission Trip to aid orphanages in Ukraine, is a ministry of the Ukrainian Orthodox C ...
Christmas Ornaments for the Consistory!
11/13/18 | News - Recent Events
We are very pleased to announce a unique and special opportunity for the youth of our church. His Eminence Archbishop Da ...
St. Sophia Seminary Apparel
11/13/18 | News - Recent Events
New Items: Have you Ordered Your Seminary Logo Water Bottles and Aprons? ...
St. Demetrius Cathedral (Carteret, NJ) Feast Day Celebration
11/12/18 | News - Recent Events
As the cold weather set upon New Jersey, the heat was on at St. Demetrius as the celebration of their feast day took pla ...
Wonder-working Icon of the Mother of God Visits More Cities
11/12/18 | News - Recent Events
On Nov 3rd 2018, with the Blessing of our Ruling Hierarch, His Eminence Metropolitan Antony, St. Michael Ukrainian Ortho ...
Support St. Sophia Seminary on Giving Tuesday
11/09/18 | Upcoming Events
Invest in the Future of the Church: Support St. Sophia Seminary on Giving Tuesday, November 27 ...
Statement on the Recent Attack in Thousand Oaks, California
11/08/18 | News - Recent Events
Deeply saddened and profoundly concerned, the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America con ...
Growing in the Faith for 99 years – Зростаємо у Вірі Христовій вже 99 років
11/01/18 | News - Recent Events
У неділю 28 жовтня, парафію Святої Трійці у місті Трентон штата Нью Джерзі відвідав Високопреосвященніший Митрополит Ант ...
UOC of the USA: Our History is Our Story
10/31/18 | News - Recent Events
Learn About the History of the UOC of the USA - УПЦ США: Історія нашого служіння Христові та людям ...
Hierarchs of the UOC of the USA
10/30/18 | News - Recent Events
Learn About and View the Formal Photos of the Hierarchs of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA ...
100th Anniversary Celebration of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Holy Ascension, Maplewood, NJ
10/20/18 | News - Recent Events
In preparation for our 100th Anniversary Celebration the history of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Holy Ascension beca ...
From the Chief Secretariat of the Holy and Sacred Synod
10/12/18 | News - Recent Events
Оголошення Вселенського Патріархату ...
Metropolitan Antony’s First Parish Visit After Recovery
10/09/18 | News - Recent Events
On Sunday 7 October 2018, Four Evangelists Orthodox Church in Bel Air, Maryland welcomed His Eminence Metropolitan Anton ...
Announcement of the Chief Secretariat of the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate
10/06/18 | News - Recent Events
Appoitment of the Exarchs of the Ecumenical Patriarchate ...
Message of the 9th Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America
10/05/18 | News - Recent Events
We, the members of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America, gathered in Cleveland, Oh ...
70th Anniversary Celebrations of the Ukrainian Orthodox Eparchy of Australia and New Zealand at the Ukrainian Orthodox Center in Canberra
10/04/18 | News - Recent Events
The year 2018 is a milestone one in the history of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Diaspora, Diocese of Australia and N ...
2018 Winter Mission Trip to Znamyanka Orphanage
10/04/18 | News - Recent Events
Have you ever considered going on a Mission Trip? Why not offer yourself in service to the children of Ukrainian Orphana ...
The Ecumenical Throne and the Church of Ukraine: The Documents Speak
10/03/18 | Upcoming Events
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Celebrating Academic New Year
09/19/18 | News - Recent Events
A pious Church tradition teaches that Christ began preaching the good news of His mission on September 1st, which is the ...
Seminary Board Meeting Sept. 15
09/18/18 | News - Recent Events
Having attended that morning’s Divine Liturgy, commemorating the start of the Ecclesiastic Church New Year, as wel ...
360° Virtual Tour of the Spiritual Center of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA
08/13/18 | News - Recent Events
Take a fully interactive 360° Virtual Tour of the Metropolia Center in S. Bound Brook, NJ. ...
Archbishop Daniel's Public Schedule
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Calendar 2019 / Orthodox Daily Planner
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Current News
Orthodox Christian Mission Center (OCMC): Sign up for 2019 Mission Teams Today! - 12/18/18

As 2018 comes to a close, we are happy to announce next year’s short-term mission teams! These teams serve as a great way to not only contribute your talents to the growth of Orthodoxy worldwide, but also to gain some incredibly valuable experiences. Consider signing up individually or as a group!


New Nativity of our Lord (Christmas) CD - 12/17/18

Recorder by the Semianrians of St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary (South Bound Brook, NJ)


Announcement From the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople - 12/17/18

Заява Константинопольської Патріархії


60th ANNIVERSARY OF CHURCH CONSECRATION – ST. ANDREW PARISH, BOSTON MA - 12/14/18

On Sunday, December 9, 2018 His Eminence Metropolitan Antony, accompanied by Subdeacon Mykola Zomchak and seminarian Myroslav Mykytyuk, visited St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Boston.  The occasion was the 60th Anniversary of the church edifice and the 40th anniversary of the ordination of its pastor, Very Reverend Roman Tarnavsky.  His Eminence was greeted with flowers at the church door by the children of the parish and then welcomed into the church by parish president, Jane Yavarow.  In her greeting she stressed that St. Andrew’s was more than just four walls, but a place to ground us, a place to come together to worship as a community, a place to rely on for spiritual health and healing, and a place for us to be the body of Christ.


2019 Daily Planner/Calendar Pre-Order Forms - 12/14/18

Published by the Consistory Office of Publications


Increase in Love - Increase in Service - 12/12/18

115th Anniversary at St. Peter and Paul Parish, Carnegie PA


EPISTLE OF THE CONFERENCE OF UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX BISHOPS BEYOND THE BORDERS OF UKRAINE AT THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE NATIVITY (“ST. PHILIP”) FAST - 12/10/18

ПОСЛАННЯ ПОСТІЙНОЇ КОНФЕРЕНЦІЇ УКРАЇНСЬКИХ ПРАВОСЛАВНИХ ЄПИСКОПІВ ПОЗА МЕЖАМИ УКРАЇНИ НА ПОЧАТОК РІЗДВЯНОГО ПОСТУ («ПИЛИПІВКИ»)


Get to Know the Seminarians of our Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA - 12/06/18

Знайомтесь із семінаристами нашої Української Православної Церкви США


12 January, 2019 - Annual Caroling for Christ - 12/06/18

Join us at the Ukrainian Cultural Centerof the Metropolia Center of the UOC of the USA for the Annual CAROLING FOR CHRIST on January 12, 2019


Have you Made Plans for this Year’s pre-Christmas St. Philip’s Fast Season Charitable ACT? - 12/03/18

Чи Ви зробили практичний духовний план щодо цьогорічного перед-Різдвяного Посту - Пилипівки?

 


Icon Workshop at St. Sophia Seminary - 11/30/18

St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA hosted an iconography workshop for seminarians, clergy of the Church, and their wives.


Commemoration of the 85th Anniversary of Holodomor - 11/30/18

It was the fourth Saturday of November, and the faithful of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA, were joining the millions worldwide who would be united in time and space by common synchronized prayer.  On this day at 4 PM in Ukraine, 9:00 AM EST in the USA, 1 AM in Australia, thousands would wake early, stay up late, pause their daily activities, gather in churches, at memorials and with loved ones, to commemorate a horrific event in the history of their families, in the history of Ukraine, and in the history of the world.


Thanksgiving Day Celebration at the Seminary - 11/29/18

Thanksgiving Day – a chance for families to gather together, to feast and to enjoy being with one another, but more importantly, a chance to give gratitude to God for His blessings. Each year, Americans all over the country celebrate Thanksgiving on the fourth Thursday of November. Most families follow traditions which began on the first Thanksgiving, one of which is to have a festive dinner with family. Along with the rest of the country, on November 22, 2018, Saint Sophia Seminary celebrated this holiday with dinner and gratitude.


Holodomor Commemoration in New York City 2018 - 11/25/18

On Saturday, November 17, 2018, St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York filled with members of the Ukrainian Community and concerned citizens of New York and neighboring states to commemorate the 85th anniversary of the man-made famine known as the Holodomor which took place from 1932-33.  St. Patrick’s is one of the largest cathedrals in the New York Metropolitan area and is utilized annually to host the thousands of people who attend the yearly Requiem Service.


ST. MICHAEL PARISH, SAN FRANCISCO CELEBRATES 60TH ANNIVERSARY - 11/18/18

On August 24th, 1958, in a private residence in San Francisco, the first Divine Liturgy of what would become St. Michael Ukrainian Orthodox Church was held. Only a handful of newly immigrated families were in attendance, but they were the newly planted roots of our Parish that would begin to grow and flourish over the years. On November 22nd, 1959, our very first “Khramove Svyato” (Patron Saint Day) Celebration was held and from that day, St. Michael Ukrainian Orthodox Church became a centerpiece of our Ukrainian Community here in the San Francisco Bay Area and it has remained so ever since.


2019 Summer College Mission Trip to Ukrainian Orphanages - 11/15/18

1-5 June, 2019: The College Student Mission Trip to aid orphanages in Ukraine, is a ministry of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA. We hope to bring aid and comfort to special needs orphans and orphanages in a country that currently does not have the means to do so.


Christmas Ornaments for the Consistory! - 11/13/18

We are very pleased to announce a unique and special opportunity for the youth of our church. His Eminence Archbishop Daniel invites all youth to create and submit handmade ornaments for a special Christmas tree at the Consistory Offices. Ornaments should be handmade by the youth themselves and appropriate for display in the rotunda of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA.


St. Sophia Seminary Apparel - 11/13/18

New Items: Have you Ordered Your Seminary Logo Water Bottles and Aprons?


St. Demetrius Cathedral (Carteret, NJ) Feast Day Celebration - 11/12/18

As the cold weather set upon New Jersey, the heat was on at St. Demetrius as the celebration of their feast day took place on the 11th of November with Metropolitan Antony leading the services.  The Divine Liturgy began at 9:00am with the greeting of the Hierarch by Fr. Taras and Deacon Richard, Subdeacon Peter, Seminarians Yaroslaw, Oleh, Myroslaw, Altar servers James Dougles, Qory, and Ryan, the children of the parish who presented flowers, and the president of the parish council Stanley Nartowicz who greeted our Hierarch with the traditional bread and salt.


Wonder-working Icon of the Mother of God Visits More Cities - 11/12/18

On Nov 3rd 2018, with the Blessing of our Ruling Hierarch, His Eminence Metropolitan Antony, St. Michael Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 74 Harris Ave, Woonsocket RI hosted the Wonder-working Icon of the Mother of God, otherwise known as - “The Crying Icon of Taylor, PA”. Saturday at 10 AM St. Michael was filled with clergy and faithful anxiously awaiting the arrival of the Icon. As Father Mark Leasure, from St. George Parish in Taylor, walked through the doors of the Church bringing the Holy Icon into the midst of clergy and laity the atmosphere immediately changed. The strong fragrance of myrrh filled the senses of the faithful as the St. Michael choir sang praises to the Mother of God. 


Statement on the Recent Attack in Thousand Oaks, California - 11/08/18

Deeply saddened and profoundly concerned, the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America condemns the heinous and murderous shooting at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, California. Regrettably, it has become all too common for peace to be broken by bloodshed.


Growing in the Faith for 99 years – Зростаємо у Вірі Христовій вже 99 років - 11/01/18

У неділю 28 жовтня, парафію Святої Трійці у місті Трентон штата Нью Джерзі відвідав Високопреосвященніший Митрополит Антоній.

Було дуже приємно молитись з ним та послухати його глибоко - духовну проповідь.

Цього дня парафіяльна родина святкувала 99 років свого заснування.


UOC of the USA: Our History is Our Story - 10/31/18

Learn About the History of the UOC of the USA - УПЦ США: Історія нашого служіння Христові та людям


Hierarchs of the UOC of the USA - 10/30/18

Learn About and View the Formal Photos of the Hierarchs of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA


100th Anniversary Celebration of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Holy Ascension, Maplewood, NJ - 10/20/18

In preparation for our 100th Anniversary Celebration the history of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Holy Ascension became alive.  The founders of our church forged ahead with dedication and commitment to establish a community in their new land that would serve them both spiritually as well as maintain their cultural heritage. With that determination the new immigration of Ukrainians that arrived In Newark, New Jersey in 1918 began to make their vision a reality. They made a commitment to establish a church in their new land that would allow them to worship God according to the teachings of the Holy Orthodox Faith as well as maintain their cultural heritage.


From the Chief Secretariat of the Holy and Sacred Synod - 10/12/18

Оголошення Вселенського Патріархату


Metropolitan Antony’s First Parish Visit After Recovery - 10/09/18

On Sunday 7 October 2018, Four Evangelists Orthodox Church in Bel Air, Maryland welcomed His Eminence Metropolitan Antony in celebration of the parish's feast day (for the Repose of the Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian, originally to be celebrated on 26 September).  The parish was overjoyed to receive His Eminence, who by the grace of God has been steadily recovering from his serious accident and subsequent surgery in July.  His Eminence joined the parish for celebration of Great Vespers on Saturday evening, followed by a meal with the clergy.  


Announcement of the Chief Secretariat of the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate - 10/06/18

Appoitment of the Exarchs of the Ecumenical Patriarchate


Message of the 9th Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America - 10/05/18

We, the members of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America, gathered in Cleveland, Ohio, for our ninth annual meeting on October 2-3, 2018, greet you all with love in Christ as we offer glory and gratitude to Him.


70th Anniversary Celebrations of the Ukrainian Orthodox Eparchy of Australia and New Zealand at the Ukrainian Orthodox Center in Canberra - 10/04/18

The year 2018 is a milestone one in the history of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Diaspora, Diocese of Australia and New Zealand (Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople). It is during this year that our church celebrates the 70th anniversary of the first Ukrainian liturgy to be held on the Australian continent.


2018 Winter Mission Trip to Znamyanka Orphanage - 10/04/18

Have you ever considered going on a Mission Trip? Why not offer yourself in service to the children of Ukrainian Orphanage this coming December?


Celebrating Academic New Year - 09/19/18

A pious Church tradition teaches that Christ began preaching the good news of His mission on September 1st, which is the date our Lord entered the Synagogue in Nazareth, and was given the book of the Prophet Isaiah to read, and He opened it and found the place where it is written: “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed, to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord.


Seminary Board Meeting Sept. 15 - 09/18/18

Having attended that morning’s Divine Liturgy, commemorating the start of the Ecclesiastic Church New Year, as well as the start of the new academic year at the St. Sophia Theological Ukrainian Orthodox Seminary, the Board of the Trustees of the Seminary met for a short meeting.

Present were His Eminence Metropolitan Antony, Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the U.S.A. and the Diaspora, Rector and Chairman of the Board of Trustees; Very Rev. Stephen Hutnick, Treasurer; Elizabeth Symonenko, Secretary; Very Rev. Gregory Czumak, Very Rev. Mykola Andrushkiv, and Serhiy Hoshovsky.  Joining the Board Members were Very Rev. Anthony Perkins, Vocations Director, and Rev. Vasyl Pasakas, Dean of Students.


360° Virtual Tour of the Spiritual Center of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA - 08/13/18

Take a fully interactive 360° Virtual Tour of the Metropolia Center in S. Bound Brook, NJ.


Archived News
Message By His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew On the 85th Anniversary of the Holodomor - 12/02/18

As every year, we are communicating with all of you with a heavy heart from the historic and martyric Mother Church of Constantinople while prayerfully commemorating the Holodomor of the Ukrainian People, the tragic and inhumane events of the years 1932-1933, when countless human beings lost their lives through deliberate and brutal famine.

Support St. Sophia Seminary of Giving Tuesday - 11/27/18

Invest in the Future of the Church: Support St. Sophia Seminary on Giving Tuesday, November 27

AXIOS! Metropolitan Antony Celebrates 46th Anniversary of the Holy Priesthood! - 11/26/18

Вітання митрополиту Антонію з нагоди 46-ої річниці священичої хіротонії

November 24, 2018 - Join Us in Prayer for the Victims of Ukrainian Genocidal Holodomor - 11/23/18

Let's Light a Memorial Candle with the Millions of Ukrainians Throughout the World - 9AM in South Bound Brook, NJ - 4PM in Kyiv, Ukraine

Council of Bishops of the UOC of the USA: 2018 Thanksgiving Day Message to the Clergy and Faithful of the Church - 11/21/18

We pray that you and your loved ones will be blessed with a joyful Thanksgiving Day and that during the upcoming holy season of St. Philip’s Fast and Nativity of our Savior, we may continue to bring the Gospel to a world that needs Christ to be born in the hearts of all.

Announcement of the Ecumenical Patriarchate - Заява Вселенської Патріархії - 11/19/18

In preparation for the meeting of the Holy and Sacred Synod from November 27-29, 2018, the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople reiterates its sacred decision to grant the Tomos of Autocephaly to the Orthodox Church of Ukraine.

November 17, 2018 - HOLODOMOR Memorial Service in New York City - 11/17/18

Remembering the victims of Ukrainian Holodomor...

St. Andrew Cemetery Offers New Service in Time for Nativity/Christmas Season - 11/13/18

We are Here to Serve, Visit our Page

15 December, 2018 - Christmas at the Seminary - 11/13/18

Council of Bishops of the UOC of the USA: Honoring Our Veterans on Veterans Day - 11/09/18

We offer our prayers of Thanksgiving for our veterans and their families. May God bless each one of you – our veterans, our present Armed Forces and our great country – the United States of America.

Honoring Our Veterans on Veteran's Day - 11/08/18

Join us at the Ukrainian-American National Veterans Monument at the Spiritual Center of the UOC of the USA 

President Petro Poroshenko and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew signed the Agreement "On Cooperation and Interaction between Ukraine and the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople". - 11/03/18

Президент Петро Порошенко та Вселенський Патріарх Варфоломій підписали Угоду «Про співробітництво та взаємодію між Україною та Вселенським Константинопольським Патріархатом». 

Stewardship of Charitable Love in Action: Archbishop Daniel Delivers Funds for the Elderly Charitable House in Mariupol, Ukraine - 10/26/18

While in Ukraine, the Exarch of the Ecumenical Patriarch and in the capacity of the President of the Consistory of the UOC of the USA, His Eminence Archbishop Daniel was honored to hand-deliver funds collected by St. Andrew Society for the purchase of coal and food for the residents of the Mercy House in Mariupol, Ukraine. 

St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Philadelphia Celebrates 92nd Anniversary and the Feast of Pokrova - 10/24/18

On the outskirts of Philadelphia resides St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, a parish that has ministered to orthodox Christians for generations.

Organized in 1925 as a Ukrainian Orthodox Community dedicated to St. Andrew the First-called Apostle, the Cathedral of St. Vladimir continues to proclaim the Gospel of Christ for the spiritual benefit of parish family members from Eastern and Western Ukraine and generations born in America.

AXIOS! WORTHY! ГІДНИЙ! Archbishop Daniel Ordains Deacon Ivan Tchopko to the Holy Priesthood - 10/22/18

A cool breeze blew as the faithful began to arrive at St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Memorial Church (South Bound Brook, NJ) for Sunday Divine Liturgy. Today, Deacon Ivan Tchopko would be answering an even deeper inner calling and embarking on a life-long journey; for today, His Eminence Archbishop Daniel, spiritual father of the Western Eparchy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA would be ordaining him to the Holy Priesthood.

President of Ukraine Met with the Exarchs of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Ukraine - 10/16/18

Президент України Петро Порошенко зустрівся з екзархами Вселенського Патріарха в Україні Архієпископом Памфільським УПЦ США Даниїлом та Єпископом Едмонтонським УПЦ в Канаді Іларіоном

AXIOS! WORTHY! ГІДНИЙ! - Metropolitan Antony Celebrates 6th Anniversary of Election as Metropolitan of the UOC of the USA - 10/08/18

The Council of Metropolia, Consistory, the clergy, monastics, and faithful of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA, greet our beloved Prime-Hierarch of the UOC of the USA His Eminence Metropolitan Antony on the occasion of the 6th anniversary of election as Metropolitan of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA.

October 7th is College Student Sunday! - 10/07/18

The Assembly of Bishops has designated the first Sunday of October, in conjunction with OCF’s Orthodox Awareness Month, as the date for College Student Sunday. For 2018, this falls on Sunday, October 7th. On this Sunday, we ask that your parish recognizes its college students by allowing a student share their experiences in OCF.

The Exarchs of Ecumenical Throne, His Eminence Archbishop Daniel (UOC of the USA) and His Grace Bishop Ilarion (UOC of Canada) met the Minister of Culture of Ukraine Mr. Evhen Nyschuk - 10/06/18

Екзархи Вселенської Патріархії, Архиєпископ Даниїл (УПЦ США) та єпископ Іларіон (УПЦ Канади) провели зустріч із Міністром культури України Євгеном Нищуком

AXIOS! WORTHY! ГІДНИЙ! - Metropolitan Antony Celebrates 33rd Anniversary of Archpastoral Service - 10/06/18

On behalf of the Council of Metropolia, Consistory, the clergy, monastics, and faithful of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA, we pray that our Lord will grant him peace, security, honor, health, and length of days rightly teaching the word of God’s truth. May God grant many years for our beloved hierarch!

“CANDLE OF REMEMBRANCE”: South Bound Brook/Somerset, New Jersey commemorates the 85th Anniversary of the Ukrainian Holodomor Genocide - 10/05/18

In the evening of Thursday, October 4th, the spiritual center of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA,located in South Bound Brook, NJ held a “CANDLE OF REMEMBRANCE” memorial event.

Archbishop Daniel of the UOC of the USA and Bishop Ilarion of the UOC of Canada – Exarchs of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople to Ukraine - Met with the Speaker of Ukrainian Parliament - 10/05/18

The Speaker of Ukrainian Parliament, His Excellency Andriy Parubiy held a meeting with the Exarchs of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Ukraine - Archbishop Daniel of the Western Eparchy of the UOC in the United States of America and Bishop Ilarion of Edmonton and the Western Eparchy of the UOC in Canada on October 5, 2018.

Annual Faith and Photography Contest - 10/05/18

With the blessing of our Hierarchs, we are pleased to announce a new opportunity for the youth of our church to express their faith. The Consistory Office of Youth & Young Adult Ministry wants to encourage youth and young adults to explore their creative talents and to glorify God through art, with the 3rd Annual Ukrainian Orthodox Church Faith and Photography Contest.

Orthodox Christian Hierarchs Gather for Second Day of Annual Meeting - 10/04/18

During the morning session, the Hierarchs discussed ways to support cross-jurisdictional cooperation among parishes at the local level. The Hierarchs issued the following statement in that regard: “The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America is committed to encouraging spiritual unity, communication, and cooperation among the parishes of various jurisdictions situated in the same geographic areas. The work of local clergy brotherhoods is a critical part of this process of achieving greater unity. In particular, the Assembly encourages all parishes to engage in joint liturgical events, educational activities, and outreach ministries, with respective hierarchical blessings.”

Ninth Annual Assembly Convenes in Cleveland - 10/03/18

he Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America convened its ninth annual meeting on October 2, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. The day began with a celebration of the Divine Liturgy at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Parma, Ohio.

Archbishop Daniel Leads Solemn Memorial Service, Honoring the Fallen ANZAC’s (Australia and New Zealand Army Corps) - 10/02/18

Вшанування пам’яті “українських АНЗАКів” - перших українських поселенців в Австралії, які воювали у складі Австралійсько-новозеландського армійського корпусу в роки Першої світової війни, відбулося в Канберрі

Archbishop Daniel Visits Australia and Meets with the Ambassador of Ukraine to Australia Mr. Mykola Kulinich - 10/02/18

У Канберрі відзначили 100-річчя української державності

UOC of the USA Centennial Celebration in the West Coast Deanery - Los Angeles, CA - 09/28/18

The home of Hollywood, Universal and Paramount Studios, Santa Monica, and Venice Beach, is also the home of many Ukrainian Orthodox faithful.  Having celebrated the Centennial on the East Coast in July and at All Saints Camp in September, the faithful of the West Coast now gathered to celebrate this once in a lifetime event.  Traveling from the State of Washington, Oregon, New Mexico, New York, New Jersey, and other states, as well as Canada and South America, people arrived in California to celebrate 100 years of Ukrainian Orthodox ministry that reached across the breadth of the USA.

West Coast Centennial Celebration: 22-23 September, 2018 - 09/21/18

Archbishop Daniel of the UOC of the USA and Bishop Ilarion of the UOC of Canada – Exarchs of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople to Ukraine - Met with the President of Ukraine - 09/17/18

Following the announcement of the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, appointing Archbishop Daniel, the ruling hierarch of the Western Eparchy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA to the formal responsibility of an Exarch of the Ecumenical throne to Ukraine, the archbishop traveled to the capitol of Ukraine – Kyiv in order to begin the fulfillment of his temporary assignment along with His Grace Bishop Ilarion of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada.

Ukrainian Orthodox Community Prays for the Lost of 9/11/2001 Terrorist Attack - 09/11/18

Seventeen years have passed since the day that every person throughout the world, and in the United States of America in particular, felt the loss of human life from the hands of terrorists that hijacked several commercial airplanes and attacked the most sacred gift of God – the life of His creation.

9/11/2001 – over 3000 people lost their lives and thousands others, if not millions, continue to live their lives in the post 9/11 reality having lost their children, spouses, parents, friends…

Archpastoral Visit of Archbishop Daniel to Brazil - 09/09/18

As the nation of Brazil prepared to celebrate 196thAnniversary of Independence, the Ukrainian Orthodox communities of South America: Brazil, Paraguay and Argentine entered into their own celebration, sharing the joy of historical legacy of Brazil with the Ukrainian-Brazilian community.

Centennial Celebration at All Saints Camp, Emlenton, PA - 09/03/18

The early morning mist swirled around the lush green mountain tops, illuminated by ethereal rays of sunshine as they burst through gaps in the earthbound clouds.  Mesmerized by the otherworldly beauty the faithful who were traveling to attend the Centennial Celebration of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA at All Saints Camp in Emlenton, Pennsylvania, slowly wound their way through the hilltops, making one final turn onto a country road to begin a slow descent into a hidden valley nestled in the crook of a luxurious green mountain, which rose along the majestic Allegheny River.

Archbishop Daniel Participates in Synaxis of Hierarchs of The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople - 09/01/18

For five days (31 August - September 4, 2018), His Eminence Archbishop Daniel of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA along with over 100 Orthodox Metropolitans and Archbishops of the Ecumenical Patriarchate from all over the world gathered in Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) in order to participate in a Synaxis (Assembly) of the Hierarchs of the Ecumenical Patriarchate convened upon the invitation and under the Presidency of His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. 

ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH'S MESSAGE FOR THE DAY OF PROTECTION FOR THE ENVIRONMENT - 09/01/18

The ecological culture of the Orthodox faith is the realization of its Eucharistic vision of creation, summarized and expressed in its church life and practice. This is the Orthodox Church’s eternal message on the issue of ecology.

1-3 September, 2018 - LABOR DAY WEEKEND - Centennial Celebration at All Saints Camp! - 08/31/18

Youth Ministry Certification Course at St. Sophia Seminary - Apply Today! - 08/30/18

The Consistory Office of Youth & Young Adult Ministry in collaboration with St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary is pleased to announce a Youth Ministry Certification program. Delegates of the UOC-USA Youth Sobor have repeatedly offered resolutions requesting advanced education for youth workers; we developed this course to address their requests and to help support this ministry that is so vital to the health of our parishes.

Archbishop Daniel Honored by the State of Ukraine - 08/28/18

Архиєпископ Даниїл отримав нагороду Президента України

The Feast of Dormition of the Mother of God was Solemnly Celebrated at the Spiritual Center of the UOC of the USA in South Bound Brook, NJ - 08/28/18

On August 28, 2018, the Feast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God, Archbishop Daniel of the Western Eparchy of the UOC of the USA celebrated the Divine Liturgy at St. Andrew the First-Called Apostle Ukrainian Orthodox Memorial Church in the Spiritual Center/Metropolia of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA.

Ukrainian Idependence Day Celebration at the Metroplia Center of the UOC of the USA - 08/27/18

В Митрополії УПЦ США відсвяткували Річницю Незалежності України

Pennsylvania Parish Honors the Pastor on the 51st Anniversary of His Pastoral Service - 08/26/18

St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox parish in Blakely, PA was a site of a prayerful celebration on August 25, 2018. Very Rev. Fr. Benjamin Worlinky, a long-term pastor of the parish family was formally retiring that day from the pastoral service of the parish.

World-Wide Synchronized Prayer Held at the Metropolia Center of the UOC of the USA - 08/25/18

Over a dozen of clergy from the local NY/NJ/PA parishes gathered with about 100 people of the South Bound Brook/Somerset, NJ Orthodox community at exactly 11AM (6PM – Kyiv time) in order to unite in prayer with Ukrainian Christians in Australia, Austria, Germany, France, Canada, Japan, China, Romania, Belgium, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Ukraine, etc.

Worldwide Prayer for Ukraine - 08/23/18

Join us at the Spiritual Center of the UOC of the USA (South Bound Brook, NJ) for the Worldwide Prayer for Ukraine - August 24, 2018

26 August, 2018 - Ukrainian Independence Day Observance at the Metropolia Center of the Church - 08/23/18

Join the Local Metropolia Center Ukrainian-American Community in the Celebration of the 27th Anniversary of Ukraine's Independence 

Archpastoral Statement on the 27th Anniversary of Ukraine's Independence - 08/22/18

Послання Постійної Конференції Українських Православних Єпископів поза межами України: 27 РІЧНИЦЯ НЕЗАЛЕЖНОСТІ УКРАЇНИ

The Feast of Transfiguration at the Spiritual Center of the UOC of the USA - 08/19/18

The Holy and Great Feast of Transfiguration, celebrated on August 19 (according to Julian Ecclesiastical Calendar) gathered about two hundred people for the Eucharistic Divine Liturgy at St. Andrew The First-Called Apostle Ukrainian Orthodox Memorial Church in South Bound Brook, NJ.

Archbishop Daniel Scheduled to Participate in the Synaxis of the Hierarchs of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Constantinople (Istanbul) - 08/16/18

The Chief Secretariat of the Holy and Sacred Synod has announced that the next Synaxis of all Hierarchy of the Venerable Throne “from all the ends of the oikoumene” will convene at the Sacred Center of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Constantinople (Istanbul) from September 1-3, 2018.

Metropolitan Antony Released From the Hospital - 08/12/18

A Note to Archbishop Daniel, Clergy and Faithful of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA

The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada Concluded Formal Centennial Celebration Festivities in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. - 08/12/18

With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Antony, who continues to recover following a major car accident, Archbishop Daniel represented the fullness of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA and Diaspora at the events of the Centennial Celebration of the UOCC.

Archbishop Daniel Represents UOC of the USA at the Centennial Celebration of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada - 08/10/18

With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Antony, who continues to recover following a major car accident, Archbishop Daniel departed for Saskatoon, Canada in order to represent the fullness of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA at the Centennial Celebration of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada.

Mailing Address
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA
P.O. Box 495
South Bound Brook, NJ 08880

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Metropolia Center
135 Davidson Avenue
Somerset, NJ 08873