Archbishop Daniel of the UOC of the USA and Bishop Ilarion of the UOC of Canada – Exarchs of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople to Ukraine - Met with the President of Ukraine
Following the announcement of the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, appointing Archbishop Daniel, the ruling hierarch of the Western Eparchy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA to the formal responsibility of an Exarch of the Ecumenical throne to Ukraine, the archbishop traveled to the capitol of Ukraine – Kyiv in order to begin the fulfillment of his temporary assignment along with His Grace Bishop Ilarion of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada.
West Coast Centennial Celebration: 22-23 September, 2018
Memory Eternal: Priest John Harvey of Blessed Memory...
It is with a profound depth of sadness and prayer that we inform the clergy and the faithful of our Holy Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA about the falling asleep of a servant of God Very Rev. Fr. John Harvey, pastor of Sts. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Youngstown, OH.
Ukrainian Orthodox Community Prays for the Lost of 9/11/2001 Terrorist Attack
Seventeen years have passed since the day that every person throughout the world, and in the United States of America in particular, felt the loss of human life from the hands of terrorists that hijacked several commercial airplanes and attacked the most sacred gift of God – the life of His creation.
9/11/2001 – over 3000 people lost their lives and thousands others, if not millions, continue to live their lives in the post 9/11 reality having lost their children, spouses, parents, friends…
Archpastoral Visit of Archbishop Daniel to Brazil
As the nation of Brazil prepared to celebrate 196thAnniversary of Independence, the Ukrainian Orthodox communities of South America: Brazil, Paraguay and Argentine entered into their own celebration, sharing the joy of historical legacy of Brazil with the Ukrainian-Brazilian community.
Annual Faith and Photography Contest
With the blessing of our Hierarchs, we are pleased to announce a new opportunity for the youth of our church to express their faith. The Consistory Office of Youth & Young Adult Ministry wants to encourage youth and young adults to explore their creative talents and to glorify God through art, with the 3rd Annual Ukrainian Orthodox Church Faith and Photography Contest.
Centennial Celebration at All Saints Camp, Emlenton, PA
The early morning mist swirled around the lush green mountain tops, illuminated by ethereal rays of sunshine as they burst through gaps in the earthbound clouds. Mesmerized by the otherworldly beauty the faithful who were traveling to attend the Centennial Celebration of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA at All Saints Camp in Emlenton, Pennsylvania, slowly wound their way through the hilltops, making one final turn onto a country road to begin a slow descent into a hidden valley nestled in the crook of a luxurious green mountain, which rose along the majestic Allegheny River.
12-13 October, 2018 - Centennial Celebration of the UOC of the USA in Chicago, IL
Archbishop Daniel Participates in Synaxis of Hierarchs of The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople
For five days (31 August - September 4, 2018), His Eminence Archbishop Daniel of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA along with over 100 Orthodox Metropolitans and Archbishops of the Ecumenical Patriarchate from all over the world gathered in Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) in order to participate in a Synaxis (Assembly) of the Hierarchs of the Ecumenical Patriarchate convened upon the invitation and under the Presidency of His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew.
2018 Winter Mission Trip to Znamyanka Orphanage
Have you ever considered going on a Mission Trip? Why not offer yourself in service to the children of Ukrainian Orphanage this coming December?
Archbishop Daniel Honored by the State of Ukraine
Архиєпископ Даниїл отримав нагороду Президента України
The Feast of Dormition of the Mother of God was Solemnly Celebrated at the Spiritual Center of the UOC of the USA in South Bound Brook, NJ
On August 28, 2018, the Feast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God, Archbishop Daniel of the Western Eparchy of the UOC of the USA celebrated the Divine Liturgy at St. Andrew the First-Called Apostle Ukrainian Orthodox Memorial Church in the Spiritual Center/Metropolia of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA.
Ukrainian Idependence Day Celebration at the Metroplia Center of the UOC of the USA
В Митрополії УПЦ США відсвяткували Річницю Незалежності України
Pennsylvania Parish Honors the Pastor on the 51st Anniversary of His Pastoral Service
St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox parish in Blakely, PA was a site of a prayerful celebration on August 25, 2018. Very Rev. Fr. Benjamin Worlinky, a long-term pastor of the parish family was formally retiring that day from the pastoral service of the parish.
World-Wide Synchronized Prayer Held at the Metropolia Center of the UOC of the USA
Over a dozen of clergy from the local NY/NJ/PA parishes gathered with about 100 people of the South Bound Brook/Somerset, NJ Orthodox community at exactly 11AM (6PM – Kyiv time) in order to unite in prayer with Ukrainian Christians in Australia, Austria, Germany, France, Canada, Japan, China, Romania, Belgium, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Ukraine, etc.
The Feast of Transfiguration at the Spiritual Center of the UOC of the USA
The Holy and Great Feast of Transfiguration, celebrated on August 19 (according to Julian Ecclesiastical Calendar) gathered about two hundred people for the Eucharistic Divine Liturgy at St. Andrew The First-Called Apostle Ukrainian Orthodox Memorial Church in South Bound Brook, NJ.
360° Virtual Tour of the Spiritual Center of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA
Take a fully interactive 360° Virtual Tour of the Metropolia Center in S. Bound Brook, NJ.
UOC of the USA Celebrates The Centennial of Ministry
The peaceful morning of Saturday, July 28th, dawned bright and sunny. The incessant rains that had showered down upon South Bound Brook, NJ, for the entire week, had washed clean the streets, curbs and byways, leaving the entire city sparkling, and ready to meet this most important day in the life of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
Коротенькі новини про святкування Століття
Коротко про святкування Століття Української Православної Церкви США від Голосу Америки
Centennial Exhibit Opening — Відкриття Ювілейної Виставки
Centennial Celebration opened with the Exhibition about Ukrainian Orthodoxy in the New Land: 100 years in the United State of America. Святкування Сторіччя розпочалось із виставки про Українське Православ'я у Новій Землі: 100 років у Сполучених Штатах Америки.
|ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH'S MESSAGE FOR THE DAY OF PROTECTION FOR THE ENVIRONMENT - 09/01/18|
The ecological culture of the Orthodox faith is the realization of its Eucharistic vision of creation, summarized and expressed in its church life and practice. This is the Orthodox Church’s eternal message on the issue of ecology.
|1-3 September, 2018 - LABOR DAY WEEKEND - Centennial Celebration at All Saints Camp! - 08/31/18|
|Youth Ministry Certification Course at St. Sophia Seminary - Apply Today! - 08/30/18|
The Consistory Office of Youth & Young Adult Ministry in collaboration with St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary is pleased to announce a Youth Ministry Certification program. Delegates of the UOC-USA Youth Sobor have repeatedly offered resolutions requesting advanced education for youth workers; we developed this course to address their requests and to help support this ministry that is so vital to the health of our parishes.
|Worldwide Prayer for Ukraine - 08/23/18|
Join us at the Spiritual Center of the UOC of the USA (South Bound Brook, NJ) for the Worldwide Prayer for Ukraine - August 24, 2018
|26 August, 2018 - Ukrainian Independence Day Observance at the Metropolia Center of the Church - 08/23/18|
Join the Local Metropolia Center Ukrainian-American Community in the Celebration of the 27th Anniversary of Ukraine's Independence
|Archpastoral Statement on the 27th Anniversary of Ukraine's Independence - 08/22/18|
Послання Постійної Конференції Українських Православних Єпископів поза межами України: 27 РІЧНИЦЯ НЕЗАЛЕЖНОСТІ УКРАЇНИ
|Archbishop Daniel Scheduled to Participate in the Synaxis of the Hierarchs of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Constantinople (Istanbul) - 08/16/18|
The Chief Secretariat of the Holy and Sacred Synod has announced that the next Synaxis of all Hierarchy of the Venerable Throne “from all the ends of the oikoumene” will convene at the Sacred Center of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Constantinople (Istanbul) from September 1-3, 2018.
|Metropolitan Antony Released From the Hospital - 08/12/18|
A Note to Archbishop Daniel, Clergy and Faithful of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA
|The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada Concluded Formal Centennial Celebration Festivities in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. - 08/12/18|
With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Antony, who continues to recover following a major car accident, Archbishop Daniel represented the fullness of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA and Diaspora at the events of the Centennial Celebration of the UOCC.
|Archbishop Daniel Represents UOC of the USA at the Centennial Celebration of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada - 08/10/18|
With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Antony, who continues to recover following a major car accident, Archbishop Daniel departed for Saskatoon, Canada in order to represent the fullness of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA at the Centennial Celebration of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada.
|Archbishop Daniel Leads the Parish Feast Day of St. Panteleimon Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Brooklyn, NY - 08/08/18|
У місті Брукліні, штат Нью Йорк молитовно відзначили Храмове Свято
|One Hundred Sunflowers From the Youth of the Church for the Centennial Celebration of the Church - 08/03/18|
A unique art installation was unveiled, during the Centennial celebrations for the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA, the weekend of July 27-29, 2018 at the Metropolia Center in South Bound Brook, NJ to commemorate the event. The campers and staff of Diocesan Church School Camp and Teenage Conference (two of our long-running summer ministry programs), loving crafted hand-painted and sequined sunflowers under the leadership of the director of Consistory Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry Mrs. Natalie Kapeluck-Nixon.
|Metropolitan Antony on the Mend - 08/02/18|
Earlier this afternoon His Eminence Metropolitan Antony was released from the hospital and transferred to a local NJ Rehabilitation Center.
|The first Divine Liturgy of a New Centennial Served at the Spiritual Center of the UOC of the USA - 08/02/18|
Following the festive celebration of 100 Years of Spiritual ministry of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA on the North American Continent, the clergy and faithful of the Church gathered at St. Andrew the First-Called Ukrainian Orthodox Memorial Church in South bound Brook, NJ in order to spiritually enter into a new century of ministry.
|Archbishop Daniel Participates in the Meeting with the President of Ukraine, While Representing the Ecumenical Patriarchate at the Celebration of 1030th Anniversary of Orthodoxy in Ukraine - 07/27/18|
|71st UOL Convention - 07/26/18|
The Ukrainian Orthodox League joins together once again for their UOL Convention, this year celebrating our 71st Convention. We are truly blessed to be celebrating with the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of America and their 100 year anniversary. On the first day of the 71st UOL Convention business sessions were opened and His Eminence Metropolitan Antony gave His blessing.
|Have you Included in your Summer Plans the Centennial Celebration of the UOC of the USA on 26-28 July, 2018? - 07/25/18|
Чи Ви вже спланували свою подорож до духовного осередку нашої Церви на відзначення 100 літнього ювілею УПЦ США - 26-28 липня, 2018?
|71st Annual UOL Convention - 07/24/18|
"For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord, "plans to prepare you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." - Jeremiah 29:11
|Parish Celebrations in Glen Spay, NY with the Hierarchs of the Church - 07/23/18|
On Sunday morning, with cross in hand, V. Rev. Orest Poukhalskii stood in the Narthex, along with his parishioners, who awaited to greet their hierarchs with flowers, and the traditional bread and salt. The faithful all burst out in smiles as they spotted His Eminence Metropolitan Antony (Metropolitan & Prime Hierarch of UOC of the USA and Diaspora), and His Eminence Archbishop Daniel, (President of the Consistory and Ruling Hierarch of the Western Eparchy).
|Archbishop Daniel Visits Teenage Conference Encampment - 07/23/18|
The second session of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Camping Ministry, Teenage Conference, convened at All Saints Camp from July 8-21, 2018 forging into yet another year of spiritual success!
|UOC of the USA Introduces New Web Site - 07/14/18|
A Note from Metropolitan Antony and Archbishop Daniel:
“We Invite You to Explore This Website Now and Then Visit Again!”
At its founding in 1918 the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA immediately began serving the immigrant communities that settled in the continental United States of America. Today, a century later, we continue to serve over sixty thousand Ukrainian Orthodox Christians in two Eparchies – Eastern and Western. Within our Metropolia you will find 100 parishes and missions with liturgical services offered in Ukrainian and English languages. We worship together and also serve our neighbors through active social service, education and charitable outreach.
|2018 Summer Camping Programs of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA - 07/05/18|
Join us for the Summer Encampments at All Saints Ukrainian Orthodox Camp in Emlenton, PA
|"Kobzarska Sich" Bandura and Vocal Programs at All Saints Camp in Emlenton, PA - 07/04/18|
Have your friends and family registered yet for KS 2018? We've extended the Bandura program registration deadline to July 1, but be sure to register now to make sure you get a spot!
|Statement of the Council of Bishops of the UOC of the USA on the 242nd Anniversary of US Independence - 07/03/18|
Once again, we are celebrating the Fourth of July - Independence Day - the national celebration that makes to wonder how we experience or think about such words and notions as freedom, independence, and liberty.
|Hierarchs of the UOC of the USA Meet with His All-Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople - 07/02/18|
On June 29-30, 2018, His Eminence Metropolitan Antony and Archbishop Daniel met with His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, in Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey), residence of Patriarchs of Constantinople.
|His Eminence Archbishop Daniel recently visited two Ukrainian Orthodox Communities in Paris, France - 07/02/18|
Holy Apostle Andrew, the First-Called Ukrainian Orthodox parish is located in the small town of Vesines-Chalette-Sur Loing of the suburban Metropolian area of the French capital.
|Місійна Група Церкви відвідала школу-інтернат на Вінничині - 06/26/18|
Mission Team of the Church Visits Orphanage in Vinnytsia Region of Ukraine
|Statement of the Council of Bishops of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA - 06/20/18|
STATEMENT ON THE SEPARATION OF CHILDREN FROM THEIR PARENTS AT THE USA-MEXICO BORDER
|2018 Mission Team of the UOC of the USA Completes Missionary Activities in Ukrainian Orphanages - 06/20/18|
This year as we entered the Apostle’s Fast, during which we honor and commemorate the work and sacrifice of Christ’s Disciples, our own Apostles began their journey to spread the love of Christ across the globe, following the instructions of the Lord and the example of the first Twelve who spread the Word throughout the Lands.
|College Age Mission Team Departs for Annual Trip to Ukrainian Orphanages - 06/04/18|
Reflecting upon the words of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ: “'I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me”, the college age students of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA prayerfully responded to our Lord’s call and offered themselves to serve as Mission Team Members of the UOC of the USA to the Ukrainian Orphanages during 4-19 June, 2018.
|Remembering the Archpastor: 25th Anniversary of Repose of Patriarch Mstyslav - 06/03/18|
Згадуємо в молитвах Архипастиря: духовного отця Української Православної Церкви США, Діаспори та України - меморіальна програма з нагоди 25-ти ліття упокоєння Митрополита та Патріарха Мстислава....
|Saint Sophia Seminary Holds Its Commencement Exercises - 06/01/18|
With complete confidence and faith in Almighty God the Holy Trinity, Giver of all good and perfect gifts, St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary began its forty-second academic year in the Autumn of 2017. The seminary, in addition to being a training ground for future clergy, serves as the center of the spiritual and intellectual life of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church here and abroad - a model of Orthodox Christianity.
|Remembering the Archpastor: 25th Anniversary of Repose of Patriarch Mstyslav - 06/01/18|
The Council of Bishops of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA has designated Saturday, 2 June 2018, as a Day of Prayer in memory of Patriarch Mstyslav. On that day, a Memorial Service will be served at 11 a.m. in his Holy Resurrection Mausoleum Crypt of St. Andrew Memorial Church, South Bound Brook, NJ. Following the service, a Luncheon and Memorial “Academia” will take place in Pokrova Sisterhood Community Social Center, with the presentations of His Eminence Metropolitan Antony, Dr. Oleksander Sahan (National Academy of Science of Ukraine) and Dr. Andriy Smyrnov (Ostroh University). Throughout the day, the Ukrainian History and Education Center will offer tours of the Patriarch’s resting place and of memorial exhibit surrounding it, honoring his life and ministry.
|St. Nicholas Program - A Place for Differently Abled to Grow Closer to God! - 05/30/18|
This past Saturday, May 26, 2018, we opened the gates at All Saints Camp to welcome visitors interested in our St. Nicholas Program. What is the St. Nicholas Program (SNP)? SNP is designed for parents and their child with disabilities to spend time together in an Orthodox Family Environment.
|Archbishop Daniel Consecrated New Land and Cross for the Building of a New Church for the Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Parish in Seattle, WA - 05/28/18|
Архієпископ Даниїл звершив Чин Освячення Хреста та земельної ділянки для будівництва Українського Православного храму в міті Сіетлі, штат Вашингтон.
|Memorial Day Observed at the Metropolia Center of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA - 05/28/18|
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 28, 2018.
|St. Nicholas Pro-Cathedral in Lakewood, OH Suffers Vandalism Attacks - 05/24/18|
Earlier today, His Eminence Archbishop Daniel and the Consistory Office of the Church, was informed by Very Rev. Fr. Dennis Kristof, pastor of St. Nicholas Ukrainian Orthodox Pro-Cathedral in Lakewood, OH that the parish temple was vandalized in the form of spray painted inappropriate terminology on the doors, bricks and shingles.
|Memory Eternal: Pani-Matka Anna Hrynyshyn - 05/24/18|
It is with profound sadness that I write to inform you of the repose of Panimatka Anna Hrynyshyn. We pray that her soul rests in eternal happiness where the Light of our Lord’s Countenance shines upon her and that her memory will live from generation to generation in God’s Heavenly Kingdom.
|St. Nicholas Program for Parents and Their Children with Disabilities - 05/24/18|
SNP is designed for parents and their child with disabilities to spend time together in an Orthodox Family Environment. The campers are introduced to camp life at All Saints Camp and the parents are given the opportunity to meet fellow Orthodox parents who are tackling the same challenges in today’s world.
|Archbishop Daniel Consecrates Sacramento, CA’s Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Mission’s church - 05/22/18|
On Sunday, May 20, 2018, His Eminence Archbishop Daniel of the Western Eparchy of the UOC of the USA consecrated Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Sacramento, CA.
|Help us to Sponsor Handicapped Children to a Summer of Camp Activity in Ukraine - 05/22/18|
Our sponsorship program is designed to assure that at least 15 wheel-chair bound handicapped children from Znamyanka (Ukraine) orphanage will have a chance to spend 7 days in a specially designed Camp for children with severe physical and mental disabilities.
|This Thursday - St. Sophia Seminary Library Book Club - 05/21/18|
Join us in person or via Faccebook live coverage
|Memory Eternal Fr. Bazyl Zawierucha - 05/16/18|
It is with a profound depth of sadness and prayer that we inform the clergy and the faithful of our Holy Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA about the falling asleep of a servant of God Very Rev. Fr. Bazyl Zawierucha, pastor of Assumption of the Virgin Mary Parish, Northampton, PA
|UOC of the USA Marks the 10th Anniversary of Archbishop Daniel's Consecration - 05/13/18|
His Eminence Archbishop Daniel celebrated the tenth anniversary of his consecration as bishop with a special Divine Liturgy on May 12th - marking also the 17th anniversary of priestly ordination. More than thirty priests and deacons from throughout the Metropolia participated in the Divine Liturgy at St Andrew the First-Called Apostle Ukrainian Orthodox Memorial Church in South Bound Brook, NJ, the very same place of ordination, for back than Fr. Volodymyr Zelinsky, who was ordained to the Holy Priesthood by His Eminence Metropolitan (Archbishop) Antony.
|Archbishop Daniel – 10th Anniversary - 05/12/18|
Today, May 10th, is 10th Anniversary of the Episcopal Consecration of our beloved Archbishop Daniel!
May God grant him good health, happiness, success, and the blessing of Our Lord Jesus Christ be upon him for Many Blessed Years! Εις πολλά έτη Δέσποτα!
|Hundreds Flock to the Myrrh-Streaming Icon at the Holy Evangelist Luke Ukrainian Orthodox Parish in Warners, NY - 05/11/18|
As millions of Orthodox Christians around the world prepare themselves for the glorious feast of Ascension of our Lord, hundreds of Orthodox Christians from across Syracuse (Upstate New York) Metropolitan area flocked to the Holy Evangelist Luke Ukrainian Orthodox Church parish in Warners, NY on Monday, 6 May, 2018 to see what they believe to be a different miracle.
|Parish Feast Day in Yardville, NJ - 05/09/18|
Recently, St. George’s Ukrainian Orthodox parish in Yardville, NJ has celebrated its parish feast day. Metropolitan Anthony and Archbishop Daniel blessed newly installed icons on the walls of the parish temple.
|Archbishop Daniel Ordains Deacon Volodymyr Yavorskyi to the Holy Priesthood - 05/07/18|
On the feast of Venerable Vitaliy of Alexandria, His Eminence Archbishop Daniel, eparchial hierarch of the Western Eparchy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA, presided over a Hierarchical Liturgy (at St. Volodymyr Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in New York City) that included the ordination of fourth–year M.Div. student of St. Sophia Ukrainian Orthodox Theological Seminary - Deacon Volodymyr Yavorskyi to the Holy Priesthood.
|10th Anniversary of Archbishop Daniel's Consecration - 04/27/18|
May 12, 2018 0 Join Us for the Joyful Celebration at St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Memorial Church