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The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity
The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA
824 Adeline Street Trenton, New Jersey 08610

Sunday Bulletin
 

Holy Trinity U.O.C. of the USA. Fr. Zinoviy Zharsky /609/ 393-5330 or /607/ 245-9988   stjohnuoc@yahoo.com

Welcome all visitors of Holy Trinity. Please come again.

Sunday, January 20 + 2018

УКРАЇНСЬКА ПРАВОСЛАВНА ЦЕРКВА СВ. ТРІЙЦІ В С.Ш.А. СЕРДЕЧНО ВІТАЄМО НАШИХ ГОСТЕЙ ЯКІ МОЛИЛИСЬ СЬОГОДНІ З НАМИ. БУДЕМО РАДІ БАЧИТИ ВАС У НАСТУПНУ НЕДІЛЮ. НЕХАЙ ВАС ОБЕРІГАЄ ГОСПОДЬ.

Those who build a House of God on earth build for themselves a house in heaven. Той хто будує дім Божий на землі, будує собі дім на небесах.

Jesus said: “Most assuredly I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink His blood, you have no life in you. Whoever eats My flesh and drinks My blood haseternal life, and I will raise him up at the last day”John 6:53-54

Ісус сказав: “Щиру правду кажу вам: якщо не будете їсти тіло Сина людського та пити Його кров, то не матимете в собі життя.Хто їсть Моє тіло та п’є мою кров,той має вічне життя, і я воскрешу йогов останній день” Івана 6:53-54

Розклад Богослужіння:

Вівторок, 22 січня - 19:00 Акафіст до Пресвятої Богородиці. Молимось дома як одна Христова Родина. Ви можете взяти Акафіст у священика.  

Субота, 26 січня - 18:00 Вечірня/Сповідь. Читання життя святих.

Неділя, 27 січня - 9:00 Часи / Сповідь. 9:30 Божественна Літургія. Молитви для подорожуючих. Після Літургії релігійна школа.

Освячення помешкань Йорданською Водою, будь ласка повідомте.

 + Liturgical Schedule:

Tuesday, January 22 - 7:00 PM Akathist to the Mother of God. Praying in our homes we pray as one Christ's family.You can take Akathist from the priest.

Saturday, January 26 - 6:00 PM Vespers/Confession Reading the lives of the saints.

Sunday, January 27 - 9:00 Hours/Confession. 9:30 Divine Liturgy. Prayer for travelers. Sunday School

Blessing of houses with the Jordan Water, please let the priest know.

Вітаємо з Днем Народження! Happy Birthday! January - Січень:20 Ольга Дубчак, 20 Марія Годована, 21 Ярослав Щур, 25 Virginia Sabat, 25 Susan Franks, 25 Barbara Scabarozi.

Today we prayerfully remember! Молимось за спочилих! January - Січень  20 Григорій Стаін, 21 Olga Choma, 21 Samson Knuch, 23 John Terlecky, 23 Rozalia Alexandrowicz, 24 John Yuzwa, 24 Baby Rogowyi, 24 Stanley Jr. Kowalski, 25 Mихайло Мельник, 26 Johanna Kostyrka.

Welcome Treptow family! They became new members of the church! 

Prayerfully we lead into eternity Katherine Krywa. She fell asleep in the Lord January 13. Memory to her eternal! 

If you would like to read the Tomos of the Autocephaly of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Ukraine please see Father. 

Theophany is the Feast which reveals the Most Holy Trinity to the world through the Baptism of the Lord (Mt.3:13-17; Mark 1:9-11; Luke 3:21-22). God the Father spoke from Heaven about the Son, the Son was baptized by Saint John the Forerunner, and the Holy Spirit descended upon the Son in the form of a dove. From ancient times this Feast was called the Day of Illumination and the Feast of Lights, since God is Light and has appeared to illumine “those who sat in darkness,” and “in the region of the shadow of death” (Mt.4:16)

In the ancient Church it was the custom to baptize catechumens at the Vespers of Theophany, so that Baptism also is revealed as the spiritual illumination of mankind.

The origin of the Feast of Theophany goes back to Apostolic times, and it is mentioned in The Apostolic Constitutions (Book V:13). From the second century we have the testimony of Saint Clement of Alexandria concerning the celebration of the Baptism of the Lord, and the night vigil before this Feast.

There is a third century dialogue about the services for Theophany between the holy martyr Hippolytus and Saint Gregory the Wonderworker. In the following centuries, from the fourth to ninth century, all the great Fathers of the Church: Gregory the Theologian, John Chrysostom, Ambrose of Milan, John of Damascus, commented on the Feast of Theophany.

The monks Joseph the Studite, Theophanes and Byzantios composed much liturgical music for this Feast, which is sung at Orthodox services even today. Saint John of Damascus said that the Lord was baptized, not because He Himself had need for cleansing, but “to bury human sin by water,” to fulfill the Law, to reveal the mystery of the Holy Trinity, and finally, to sanctify “the nature of water” and to offer us the form and example of Baptism.

On the Feast of the Baptism of Christ, the Holy Church proclaims our faith in the most sublime mystery, incomprehensible to human intellect, of one God in three Persons. It teaches us to confess and glorify the Holy Trinity, one in Essence and Undivided. It exposes and overthrows the errors of ancient teachings which attempted to explain the Creator of the world by reason, and in human terms.

The Church shows the necessity of Baptism for believers in Christ, and it inspires us with a sense of deep gratitude for the illumination and purification of our sinful nature. The Church teaches that our salvation and cleansing from sin is possible only by the power of the grace of the Holy Spirit, therefore it is necessary to preserve worthily these gifts of the grace of holy Baptism, keeping clean this priceless garb, for “As many as have been baptized into Christ, have put on Christ” (Gal 3:27). On the day of Theophany, all foods are permitted, even if the Feast falls on a Wednesday or Friday.

Sunday, February 10 Christmas Caroling. 12:00 Caroling. 1:00PM. Christmas Play (Vertep) and Festive Lunch. Free will donation for the orphan children in Ukraine.  Everyone is Welcome!       Please donate to the church by preparing or donating dishes for lunch. Two families can make this donation together. Thank you!

Varenyky with cabbage and holybtsi - Iryna Fedunyak and Lidia Grytsiv.

Varenyky with potatoes - Pani Nataliya and Fr. Zinoviy

Olivier salad - Halyna Kusiytska.

Borsch - Inna Zemba and Nadia Slivinska.

Meat assorted and bread - Melanie Walters and Cynthia Michalak

Kutya and stuffed eggs - Azalia Logan. 

Sweet - Azalia Logan and Maria Melnyk.

Alcohol - Cynthia Michalak and Maria Melnyk

Grilled fish - 

Herring - 

Potatoes with meat -

Vegetable salad - 

Disposable tableware - 

Napkins and plastic table covers - 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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