Hierarchs of the UOC of the USA Met with His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America
On Thursday, September 19, 2019 His Eminence Metropolitan Antony and Archbishop Daniel met with His Eminence Archbishop Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, spiritual father of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and Exarch of the Ecumenical Patriarch, at the headquarters of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.
Sacred Arts Contest Announced!
The Faith & Photography Contest has now become the Sacred Arts Contest! Entries are now being accepted and all entries will be displayed at the 22nd Sobor in October.
Archbishop Daniel Visits St. Cyril and Methodius UOC Mission in Madison, WI
On Sunday, September 15, 2019, his Eminence Archbishop Daniel together with Subdeacon Ihor Protsak made his first pastoral to one of the newest communities in the UOC of the USA.
The Myrrh-Streaming Icon - the Kardiotissa, “The Tender Heart” Visits Carnegie, PA
A handful of the parish family members of Saints Peter and Paul parish in Carnegie had been blessed at various times to have interacted with the Kardiotissa icon from Taylor, PA. Some had seen her at All Saints Camp, some had participated with His Eminence Archbishop Daniel on the pilgrimage to Taylor, and some had prayed with her while she was in Parma, OH during Great Lent of 2019. Though, at each experience, the parishioners had a longing for something more. The “something more” was getting the faithful that could not travel outside of Carnegie to be able to experience the icon.
Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary of the UOC of the USA Entered into a New 2019-2020 Academic Year
On Saturday, September 14th 2019, a great celebration took place in St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary on the occasion of the beginning of a New Academic Year.
XVth Sobor of the Ukrainian Orthodox Eparchy of South America Marks 50th Anniversary of Spiritual Ministry in Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil
Over 60 delegates and clergy, representing Ukrainian Orthodox parish communities from Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay, gathered in Papanduva, Santa Catarina region of Brazil for the XVth Sobor of the Ukrainian Orthodox Eparchy of South America, marking the 50thanniversary of Eparchy’s establishment.
5th Youth Sobor 2019
We are pleased to announce registration is now open for the Youth Sobor - October 17-19th. Want to find out more about why you should attend?
Metropolitan Antony is a Guest of Cardinal Dolan as he Welcomes Archbishop Elpidophoros of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
His Eminence Metropolitan Antony joined Cardinal Dolan of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, as he honored Archbishop Elpidophoros of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America at a luncheon on September 4, 2019, welcoming the newly appointed Exarch of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople in New York.
Renewed Ukrainian Orthodox Chapel of the Dormition of the Birth-Giver of God Consecrated at Ukrainian Youth Camp in Ellenville, NY
Нововідновлена Українська Православна каплиця Успіння Пресвятої Богородиці освячена на Таборі Спілки Української Молоді в Елленвілл, Нью Йорк
Ukrainian-American Community of Philadelphia, PA Marks the 28th Anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence
Ukrainian-American community of greater Philadelphia Metropolitan area gathered together for an evening of prayer, reflection and theatrical presentation, marking the 28thanniversary of Ukraine’s Independence at the Ukrainian Cultural Center in Jenkintown, PA.
Archbishop Daniel Visits the Ukrainian Orthodox Community in Monessen, PA for the Feast of the Dormition of the Birth-Giver of God
A small town of Monessen, PA, population of which is 7,720 according to 2010 Census of the US government is a home for the parish family of the Ukrainian Orthodox community of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker.
Ukrainian Independence Day Celebration at the Metropolia Center of the UOC of the USA
25 серпня в духовному осередку – Митрополії Української Православної Церкви США відзначили 28-му річницю відновлення незалежности України
2019 Pilgrimage to the HOLY LAND and Constantinople With Archbishop Daniel
Join us, as we explore the Biblical Holy Land and Constantinople - the Ancient Capital of Byzantium
The Ukrainian Technological Society is proud and honored to announce our 2019 Ukrainian of the Year - His Eminence Archbishop Daniel of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA.
Orthodox Christian Mission Center (OCMC): Sign up for 2019 Mission Teams Today!
Empower the Church at home and abroad by working, witnessing, worshipping and making disciples on an Orthodox Mission Team. Minister to the needs of Orthodox communities around the world by: presenting a visible expression of the love, unity and support; sharing the teachings of the Orthodox Faith and providing labor to communities; and increasingawareness of the unending mission efforts of the Church.
|Join us for the Official Opening of the New 2019-2020 Academic Year - 09/12/19|
We extend an invitation to join us for the official opening of the New 2019-2020 Academic Year of St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary that will take place on Saturday, September 14, 2019 with the celebration of the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at the Three Holy Hierarchs Chapel of St. Sophia Seminary.
|Council of Bishops of the UOC of the USA: Remembering the Tragedy of 9-11-2001 - 09/10/19|
Собор Єпископів УПЦ США: "Молитовно Згадуємо Трагедію 9 вересня 2001 року..."
|Message of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on the Day of the Protection of the Environment - 08/30/19|
We invite the radiant children of the Mother Church throughout the world to pray for the integrity of creation, to be sustainable and charitable in every aspect of their lives, to strive for the protection of the natural environment, as well as the promotion of peace and justice. And we proclaim once more the truth that there can be no genuine progress, when the “very good” creation and the human person made in the image and likeness of God suffer.
|On the Celebration of 28th Anniversary of Ukrainian Independence - 08/21/19|
Звернення Собору Єпископів Української Православної Церкви США
|72nd Annual Ukrainian Orthodox League Convention Convenes at All Saints Ukrainian Orthodox Camp in Emlenton, PA - 08/20/19|
For the Seventy-Second time in history of the Ukrainian Orthodox League of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA, delegates from various chapters of parish families from across the country gathered for the first time at All Saints Ukrainian Orthodox Camp in Emlenton, PA for their annual convention.
|UOC of the USA Mission Team Unveils a Book of Poems of Valentyna Nuzhnyk from Znamyanka Orphanage - 08/19/19|
While ministering to the children of Znamyanka Orphanage of Kirovohrad Region of Ukraine, the 2019 Mission Team of the UOC of the USA had a great opportunity to participate in the presentation of a book of poetry “WONDERFUL WORLD - ЧУДЕСНИЙ МИР” by Valia Nyzhnyk - a young lady in a wheelchair from the Orphanage.
|The 2019 Mission Team of the UOC of the USA Completes the Work of Love at the Orphanage in Ukraine - 08/16/19|
The 2019 Mission Team of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA to Znamyanka Orphanage in Ukraine consisted of 12 Mission Team Members: Very Rev. Fr. Taras Naumenko, Very Rev. Fr. Vasyl Sendeha, Subdeacon Mykola Zomchak, Subdeacon Ivan Venhryn, Reader Roman Baker, Natalia Hlushko, Alexis Naumenko, Andrew Powers, Daniel Steliac, Mariya Pavlusyk, Olena Lymar under the leadership of Archbishop Daniel.
|Mission Team of the Church Departs for the Annual Trip to Ukrainian Orphanages - 08/07/19|
On a breezy, warm August 5, 2019 afternoon, a group of missionaries gathered at the Metropolia Center of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA, in South Bound Brook, New Jersey. Arriving from all corners of the United States, they came to fulfill that Great Commission given them by Christ, by traveling to share His love by visiting several orphanages in Ukraine.
|Council of Bishops of the UOC of the USA Joins National Council of Churches in the Statement: “Gun Violence Must End Now" - 08/04/19|
In prayerful unison with the National Council of Churches, organization that serves as a leading voice of witness to the living Christ in the public square since 1950, the NCC brings together 38 member communions and more than 40 million Christians in a common commitment to God’s love and promise of unity, the Council of Bishops of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA blessed to forward to the parishes of the UOC of the USA the following statement:
|St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Parma, OH Marks the 95th Anniversary - 07/30/19|
As the sun rose on Sunday, July 28th, 2019, the sleepy city of Parma, Ohio, yawned beneath soft white clouds as the bells of St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral rang, echoing down the streets of the drowsy town. The faithful of the parish gathered on the steps of the church, happily awaiting the arrival of their beloved hierarchs, His Eminence Metropolitan Antony, Metropolitan & Prime Hierarch of UOC of the USA and Diaspora; and His Eminence Archbishop Daniel, Ruling Hierarch of the Western Eparchy and Consistory President.
|AXIOS! Deacon Richard Jendras Ordained to the Holy Priesthood - 07/30/19|
The spiritually uplifting day had finally arrived, as the parishioners of the Protection of the Holy Theotokos Ukrainian Orthodox church, in Allentown, PA, gathered excitedly on the steps of their church. Saturday, July 27th2019 was the day that long-time friend, colleague, and instructor, Deacon Richard Jendras would be ordained into the Holy Priesthood of the Holy Orthodox Church.
|72nd Annual UOL Convention: 1-4 August, 2019 - 07/28/19|
Save the Date! The Ukrainian Orthodox League of the USA Cordially Invites You to Attend its 72nd Annual Convention Hosted at All Saints Camp, Emlenton PA
|Hierarchs of the Church Meet with the Archbishop of Australia - 07/26/19|
On Wednesday - July 24, 2019 – the feast day of Holy Equal-to-the-Apostles Great Princess Olha, His Eminence Metropolitan Antony and Archbishop Daniel, accompanied by Rev. Fr. Michael Solomko (president of the Consistory of the Ukrainian Orthodox Eparchy of Australia and New Zealand of the UOC in Diapora) traveled to Sydney for a meeting with the newly appointed Archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia - His Eminence Archbishop Makarios.
|XIX's Sobor of the Ukrainian Orthodox Eparchy of Australia and New Zealand Convened in Canberra, Australia - 07/23/19|
The hierarchs, clergy and faithful of the Eparchy of Australia and New Zealand gathered at Saint Nicholas Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Parish in Canberra, ACT, Australia on 18-21 July, 2019 for the proceedings of the XIX Triennial SOBOR of the Eparchy.
|5 Years Later.... The Ukrainian-Australian Community Commemorates the Tragic Loss of Life - Downing of the Malaysian Flight 17 - 07/19/19|
5 років пізніше.... Українська Австралійська громада вшанувала пам`ять 298 людей, котрі трагічно загинули внаслідок терористичного акту Російських бойовиків - збиття Малазійського літаку МН17 в Східній Україні - 17 липня 2014 року - серед загинувших були 38 австралійців
|Archpastoral Visit to the Protection of the Birth-Giver of God Ukrainian Orthodox Parish in Tampa Metropolitan Area - 07/14/19|
On the fourth Sunday after Pentecost, July 14, 2019 – His Eminence Archbishop Daniel made a hierarchal visit to the parish family while presiding over the Divine Liturgy, celebrating the feast of Holy Equal-to-the-Apostles Great Princess Olha (according to Gregorian Calendar).
|Memory Eternal: Pani Matka Tetiana Zemlachenko - 07/13/19|
It is with a profound sense of our own loss - yet in the inextinguishable light of peace and mercy that is the Resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ - that we inform the faithful of our Holy Metropolia of the passing from this life of the servant of God Pani Matka Tetiana Zemlachenko, wife of Protopresbyter Michael Zemlachenko (who reposed in the Lord in February of 2013).
|Council of Bishops of the UOC of the USA Joins National Council of Churches in the Statement: "Do Not Carry Out Planned Deportations" - 07/13/19|
Since the earliest times in which Christians gathered together, churches have been places of sanctuary in which persons in danger of harm can find safety and protection.
|Archpastoral Visit of Vladyka Daniel to Saints Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Palos Park, IL - 07/08/19|
On the Third Sunday after Pentecost, Feast of the Nativity of John the Baptist, July 7, 2019, the parish family of Saints Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Parish in Palos Park, IL was blessed to be visited by His Eminence Archbishop Daniel.
|Statement of the Council of Bishops of the UOC of the USA on the 243rd Anniversary of US Independence - 07/03/19|
We are celebrating Independence Day as one nation under God. Whether you call it the Fourth of July or Independence Day, the tradition goes back to the American Revolution.
|Seminarians of St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary Ordained to the Priesthood and Deaconate of the Church - 06/29/19|
In the presence of twelve priest and three deacons and about 150 parishioners and guests of Saints Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Wilmington, DE. His Eminence Archbishop Daniel ordained Deacon Oleh Kravchenko to the Holy Priesthood and Subdeacon Timothy Kelleher to the Deaconate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA on the feast day of St. Tychon of Amathus, June 29, 2019.
|Archbishop Daniel Visits Pani-matka Tetiana Zemlanchenko - 06/27/19|
While actively reflecting on the life of a priest’s wife and the historical account of pastoral assignments that both Fr. Michael of blessed memory and pani-matka Tetiana have experienced, Archbishop Daniel offered gratitude to for her devotion and love for the Church and with the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Antony presented pani-matka Zemlachenko with the Centennial medal of the UOC of the USA.
|Rector of St. Sophia Seminary Meets with the Group of Part-Time Students - 06/27/19|
His Eminence Metropolitan Antony, in his capacity of a Rector of St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA, met with a group of part-time students enrolled in St. Sophia Seminary’s Distance Learning Master of Arts in Applied Orthodox Theology and Master of Divinity Programs.
|Hierarchs of the UOC of the USA Present Ecclesiastical Awards - 06/26/19|
Собор Єпископів УПЦ США вручив церковні нагороди
|Hierarchs of the UOC of the USA Visit the Campers at the Diocesan Church School Encampment at All Saints Camp in Emlenton, PA - 06/26/19|
Ієрархи УПЦ США відвідали Український Православний Табір ВСІХ СВЯТИХ на оселі в Еленвиль, Пенсильванія
|Храмове свято в Українській Православній Парафії Всіх Святих в Ню Йорку - 06/25/19|
Parish Feast Day at All Saints Ukrainian Orthodox Parish in New York City
|St. Volodymyr Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral Celebrates Pastor's Birthday - 06/25/19|
Напередодні неділі Всіх Святих Український Православний Кафедральний Собор святого князя Володимира у Чикаго урочисто відзначив 50-літній ювілей з дня народження свого настоятеля, протоієрея Івана Лимара.
|Metropolitan Antony Represents the UOC of the USA at the Enthronement of New Greek Orthodox Archbishop - 06/24/19|
Expressing the prayers and best wishes of the clergy and faithful of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA, His Eminence Metropolitan Antony attended the enthronement of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros, the new leader of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.
|Ювілей парафії Української Православної Церкви Святої Трійці в передмісті Чикаго, в містечку Бенсенвіль - 06/24/19|
B передмісті Чикаго, в містечку Бенсенвіль, відбулося святкування 10-річного ювілею Української Православної Церкви Святої Трійці та 30-річчя священничої служби настоятеля церкви - отця Богдана Калинюка. Цього дня ми також святкували одне з головних 12-ти свят - свято П'ятидесятниці. Саме П'ятидесятниця вважається початком історії церкви, коли Господь відкрив апостолам повноту своєї слави у триєдинстві. За межами церкви існують традиції прикрашати свої будинки травами, зеленими гілками, тому в народі це свято називають «Зеленою неділею».
|Свято П’ятидесятниці. Храмове свято громади Святої Тройці в м.Чіктовага, Нью-Йорк - 06/19/19|
Вранці, в неділю, 16 червня – День Святої П’ятидесятниці – двері церкви були широко відкриті чекаючи Високопреосвященнішого Владику Антонія та численних гостей. В храмі убраному зеленим віттям в честь Святої П’ятидесятниці торжественно зустріли Владику Митрополита Антонія з квітами та сердечними вітаннями, і з словом від імені парафії зустрів голова церковної управи Віктор Зибай, а потім Владику вітав настоятель о. Юрій Касьянов.
|Pentecost Celebration, Father’s Day, 10th Anniversary of the Parish Community, 30th Anniversary of Ordination of the Pastor - Celebrations at Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Bensenville, IL - 06/19/19|
The parishioners of Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Bensenville, IL celebrated their parish feast day with a visit from His Eminence Archbishop Daniel, the spiritual father of the Western Eparchy of the UOC of the USA on Pentecost Sunday, June 16-17, 2019.
|2019 UOC of the USA Camping Ministry - Registration Open! - 06/14/19|
The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA offers outstanding camping programs for the youth and families of our Church.
|В духовному осередку Митрополії УПЦ США молитовно відзначили 26-ту річницю упокоєння патріарха Мстислава - 06/11/19|
Metropolia Commemoration: Twenty-Sixth Anniversary of Patriarch Mstyslav's Falling Asleep in the Lord
|Fr. Igor Krekhovetsky’s 25th Anniversary of Ordination to the Holy Priesthood Celebrated in Rochester, New York - 06/11/19|
The objective of the special visit June 8-9, 2019 by His Eminence Metropolitan Antony and Archbishop Daniel to St. Mary the Protectress Ukrainian Orthodox Parish in Rochester, NY, was to join the congregation in the celebration of Very Rev. Fr. Igor Krekhovetsky’s 25th anniversary of ordination to the Holy Priesthood.
|Remembering the Archpastor: 26th Anniversary of Repose of Patriarch Mstyslav - 06/07/19|
Молитовно згадуємо архипастиря: 26-та річниця упокоєння митрополита та патріарха Мстислава
|Seminarians of St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary Engaged in Missionary Charitable Activities in North Carolina - 06/06/19|
With the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Daniel, a group of seminarians of St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA, who partnered with the Consistory Office of Christian Charity (under the leadership of Protodeacon Ihor Mahlay) traveled for over 750 miles from the Spiritual Center of the UOC of the USA to Waynesville, NC in order to deliver over 200 packages of diapers and clothing to the local North Carolina Haywood County.
|Archpastoral Visit of Vladyka Daniel to St. Nicholas Ukrainian Orthodox Parish in Troy, NY - 06/03/19|
On Sunday June 2, 2019 our parish was blessed to have His Eminence Archbishop Daniel lead the Divine Liturgy. The special day of prayers started with Fr. Vasyl Dovgan receiving his first ecclesiastical award - AXIOS!!!
|Deacon Chaplain Adrian Mazur Honored - 06/03/19|
Deacon Adrian Mazur is a M. Div. graduate of St. Sophia Seminary and North Shore Long Island Hospital Clinical Pastoral Education Program, assigned to Holy Trinity Cathedral, New York City, as an assistant to the Cathedral Priest – his father – V. Rev. Todor Mazur. After completing his seminary education and the CPE program he was immediately hired by Northwell Hospital, which is part of the Northwell Health medical system consisting today of 23 hospitals in the New York City and Long Island area. The system is the largest health care system, and the largest employer in the state of New York, with over 63,800 on staff.
|UOC of the USA Studies Pastoral Ministerial Opportunities in North Carolina - 05/29/19|
As part of the ongoing efforts of the various offices of ministry of the Consistory of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA, His Eminence Archbishop Daniel, accompanied by Very Rev. Fr. Anthony Perkins (outgoing Vocations Director of the UOC of the USA) traveled to the State of North Carolina in order to do a feasibility study on the establishment of the new mission of the Church in Waynesville, NC.
|Memorial Day Observed at the Metropolia Center of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA - 05/28/19|
With the chiming of church bells of St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Memorial Church in South Bound Brook, NJ began this year’s prayerful observance of Memorial Day at the spiritual center of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA on May 27, 2019.
|Hierarchical visit to St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Portland, Oregon - 05/27/19|
Archbishop Daniel, hierarch of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA visited the parish of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Portland, Oregon on Saturday and Sunday, May 25-26.
|2019 Memorial Day Statement of the Council of Bishops of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA - 05/25/19|
This weekend our nation observes Memorial Day - a date on the civil calendar when the nation can (and should) honor the men and women who died in battle on behalf of our nation.
|The Liturgical Day of Prayerful Gratitude – Archbishop Daniel Leads the Services of the Fourth Sunday of Pascha at the Spiritual Center of the UOC of the USA - 05/20/19|
The fourth Sunday following Pascha, was truly a day of spiritual gratitude and prayer at St. Andrew the First-Called Apostle Ukrainian Orthodox Memorial Church at the Spiritual Center/Metropolia of the Ukrainian Orthodox church of the USA in South Bound Brook/Somerset, NJ.
|Archbishop Daniel Visits the Eastern Part of Ukraine – Ten Miles Away from the Active War Zone - 05/14/19|
Архієпископ Даниїл відвідав Маріуполь – місто-порт Східньої України, за десять кілометрів від поля бою
|Joyful Parish Feast Day on a Rainy Spring Day in Yardville, NJ - 05/12/19|
On rainy Sunday of May 12th, 2019, which is also the day of the annual observance of the Mothers Day, about 200 faithful of the parish community welcomed His Eminence Metropolitan Antony and Archbishop Daniel for the parochial celebratory festivities.
|A Note of Gratitude from Archbishop Daniel - Слова подяки від Архієпископа Даниїла: - 05/10/19|
Overwhelmed by the sanctity of the received greetings upon the anniversary of my consecration, by which I was blessed by the Providence of Almighty God, I utter the words written centuries past by the Apostle Paul to his disciple Timothy: “I thank Him who has given me the strength for this, Christ Jesus our Lord because he judged me faithful by appointing me to His service… to Him, the King of the Ages, immortal, invisible, the only God be honor and glory for ever and ever.” (1 Timothy 1: 12, 17).
|11th anniversary of Archbishop Daniel – 11 річниця Архієрейської хіротонії - 05/10/19|
The Prime Hierarch of the UOC of the USA, Metropolitan Antony, along with the Council of Metropolia, members of the Consistory, clergy, faithful and the student body of St. Sophia Theological Seminary of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA express their sincere greetings and assurance of prayers for His Eminence Archbishop Daniel on the occasion of His 11th Anniversary of the Episcopal consecration.
Первоієрарх УПЦ США Митрополит Антоній, разом з Радою Митрополії, членами Консисторії, духовенством, вірними і студентським корпусом Свято-Софійської духовної семінарії Української Православної Церкви США висловлюють щирі вітання і запевняють у молитвах Його Високопреосвященсво Архієпископа Даниїла з нагоди 11 річниці з дня висвячення у архієрейський сан.
|2019 Annual St. Thomas Sunday-Provody: Weekend Pilgrimage to South Bound Brook, NJ – Metropolia Center of the UOC of the USA - a Success Despite the Rain and Cold - 05/05/19|
Braving rain and a cold wind on the Saturday of St. Thomas Sunday, the faithful of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA made their annual pilgrimage to the Spiritual Center – Metropolia of the UOC of the USA, especially St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery in South Bound Brook, NJ. Despite the chilly Saturday weather a sizeable group of 2,000 took part in the two-day pilgrimage.
|Bright Monday and Tuesday Celebrations with Archbishop Daniel in Chicago Deanery - 04/30/19|
|Pascha at St. Volodymyr Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Chicago, IL - 04/28/19|
With about 4 inches of snow on the ground in the Metropolitan Chicago area, the Pascha liturgical services began in total darkness, as Archbishop Daniel chanted the announcement of Resurrection and carried out the flame from the tomb of the Savior, which was brought from Jerusalem to St. Volodymyr’s Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Chicago, IL!