October 23, 2016: Third Sunday of Luke (Oct. 10 on church calendar)
On Friday, Oct. 21, Archpriest Andrei Semyanko reposed in the Lord. He was the rector of Holy Presentation Church, our sister church in Stratford, for the past thirty-five years. May the Lord console his grieving family and parish community. Eternal Memory! Вечная память! Funeral arrangements are as follows; all services will be at Holy Presentation Church (see map/directions).
|Sun, Oct. 23, at 6:30 pm:
||Matins and Pannychida
|Mon, Oct. 24, at 8:00 am:
|...at 9:30 am:
After the funeral service, a procession will drive to Novo Diveevo in Nanuet, New York (about an hour's drive from Stratford), where Archpriest Andrei will be buried.
After today's Liturgy at St. Nicholas, there will be a memorial service (pannychida) for the newly-departed Archpriest Andrei and for Vladimir (Walter) Brockert, a long-time starosta of this church, who reposed eleven years ago.
We are holding a Food Drive on behalf of the Sterling House Food Pantry. Please bring a contribution when you come to church in the next four weeks; the drive ends on Sunday, November 20 (before the civil Thanksgiving observance). You may leave your contributions downstairs in the Church Hall near the bookcase.
St. John's Church on Broadbridge Ave in Stratford is taking orders for their Annual Slavic Food Pre-Order Sale. Orders will be ready for pickup on Nov. 5. For details, call the rectory at 203-375-2564.
On Nov. 4 & 5, Three Saints Church in Ansonia will be holding an Ethnic Food, Tag Sale and Craft Fair. More information...
This year's St. Herman’s Youth Conference will be held from Dec. 23 through Dec. 27 at St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Washington, DC. We encourage all our young people to participate. More information...
Eternal Memory: newly-departed Archpriest Andrei Semyanko, and Vladimir (Walter) Brockert.