Day of Precept: The Feast of the Holy Apostles Peter & Paul is a Day of Precept or Holyday of Obligation in the Byzantine Ruthenian Metropolia of Pittsburgh. In order to provide an opportunity for you to attend the Liturgy for this feast there will be two: Monday morning at 10:00 am and Monday evening at 7:30 PM.
Wedding Anniversaries: The annual Eparchial wedding anniversary celebration for the Middle States Syncellate will take place on Saturday, November 14th at 4:00 PM. Please inform Father if you are celebrating this year an anniversary of 5 years or any multiple of 5 years thereafter (10, 15, 20, 25, etc.).
World Meeting Of Families 2015: Established by Pope John Paul II in 1992, the World Meeting of Families takes place every 3 years in different countries around the world. This year the World Meeting of Families will take place in Philadelphia, PA from September 22nd – 27th. The theme for this year’s WMOF is “Love is our Mission: The Family Fully Alive.” Families from around the country – and around the world will gather for prayer, presentations, children’s activities, and celebrations culminating in a special Mass celebrated by Pope Francis. As part of the week’s events, Bishop Kurt invites everyone for a special gathering on September 23rd. For more information visit www.WorldMeeting2015.org and www.eparchyofpassaic.com. Let’s join Bishop Kurt in bringing “the light of the East” to events in Philadelphia this fall.
Please note: The Eparchy of Passaic is offering partial registration reimbursement to families who attend the Congress with their children. Please contact Fr. Ed Cimbala for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Youth Activities: Registration Forms and Parental Permission Forms for the Altar Servers Congress, Pre-Teen Girls Camp, and Teen Rally are now on the Passaic diocesan website: www.eparchyofpassaic.com. For more information about eparchial youth programs this summer, please visit the Eparchy of Passaic website.
The Apostles Fast: Presently we are observing the Apostle’s Fast (Petrovka Post’, literally the Fast of Peter) in preparation for the Feast of Sts. Peter & Paul (June 29th). While the degree to which we observe this fast today is … Continue reading