Nativity of Christ
December 24, 2020: Great Compline
Concelebrated by Rev. Vasyl Pasakas (Pastor) and Rev. Sviatoslav Hot (Holy Ascension Parish, Maplewood, NJ). Responses sung by Seminarians of St. Sophia Theological Seminary
December 25, 2020: Divine Liturgy
Concelebrated by Rev. Vasyl Pasakas (Pastor) and Rev. Sviatoslav Hot (Holy Ascension Parish, Maplewood, NJ).
Nativity Celebration 2018 - 12/25/2018
Triple Celebration at the Nativity of the Birth-Giver of God Ukrainian Orthodox Parish in South Plainfield, NJ
- Nativity of the Lord celebrated
- Rev. Vasyl Pasakas, Pastor, bestowed a Patriarchal blessing and presented with a gold Patriarchal cross
- Parishioners honored for with the presentation of Centennial awards
- Ordination of Subdeacon Oleg Kravchenko to the Deaconate
Photo Credit: Dobrodiyka Oksana Pasakas & Seminarian Yaroslav Bilogan
Nativity of Christ 2016
Saturday, December 24, 2016
Compline on the Eve of the Nativity of Christ
Celebrated by parish pastor Rev. Vasyl Pasakas and Deacon Ivan Tchopko
Sunday, December 25, 2016
Archpastoral Divine Liturgy
Celebrated by His Eminence Metropolitan Antony, parish pastor Rev. Vasyl Pasakas, Protodeacon Ihor Mahlay, and Deacon Ivan Tchopko. Responses sung by Parish Choir
Blessing of New Blue Vestments - 05/15/2016
The blessing of newly purchased blue vestments for the parish. The purchase was made possible through the generous donations made in 2015-2016 in memory of parishioner Anna Vakulchik. A Memorial Litia was served after Divine Liturgy on Sunday, May 15th on the 1 year anniversary of her passing. Following the Memorial Litia, the blessing of the newly purchased blue vestments took place. The vestments will be used in the parish during the year, especially on dates commemorating the Theotokos, the patron of our parish.
Palm Sunday, Holy Week & Pascha 2016
Palm Sunday - April 24
Holy Wednesday - April 27
The Service of Holy Unction
Holy Thursday - April 28
Vespers with Liturgy of St. Basil the Great
Matins & Reading of the 12 Gospels
Good Friday - April 29
Vespers & Shroud Veneration
Holy Saturday - April 30
Grave Watching & Reading of the Acts of the Apostles
PASCHA: Resurrection of Our Lord, God and Savior Jesus Christ - May 1
Matins & Divine Liturgy
Blessing of Paschal Foods
Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary - 09/13/2015
Divine Liturgy and procession around the church on the occasion of the Feast-day and patron of our parish, the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
The celebration concluded with a celebratory picnic with the parish community.
Photo credit: Dobrodijka Oksana Pasakas
Memorial Litia on Memorial Day Sunday
Memorial Litia in memory of all those servicemen of the parish who had died while serving in our country's Armed Services.
Memorial Litia served by Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Pastor, Rev. Vasyl Pasakas.
Flag held by Metro Kopchak.
Photo credit: Anita Anderson