Our Church is a center for spiritual growth, where positive attitudes are developed, where good people become better, where hurts are healed, where lessons are learned, where friendships are developed, where marriages are strengthened, where families are bonded, where the restless find peace, where love is alive,where God and where Jesus Christ is Lord. We are on a campaign when a noble goal...to spread the message of the Gospel which brings a life-changing experience
Saturdays: 4pm in English
Sundays: 11am in Ukrainian / English
Holydays: Check the website
Confessions: Half hour before Liturgy
On May 14, 2022 for his dedicated service to the Church, to Catholic higher education, and to the people of Ukraine, The Catholic University of America, Notre Dame University proudly bestowed upon Archbishop Borys Gudziak the degree Doctor of Human Rights honoris causa by the President of the University. during the Commencement 2022 ceremony.
Ukraine, His Excellency called upon the world to observe the moral exemplarily of the Ukraine people: "This moral foundation is what Jesus preaches, what the church is called to live. The truth of communion and justice, rather than violence and war, is God's will for us. God's truth will prevail." Like the Ukrainian people he holds dear, Archbishop Gudziak's life and work witness to the truth of communion and justice, and above all, to the enduranceof Christian hope. Mnohaya Leeta!
On May 18th Archbishop Borys Gudziak took part at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary’s annual graduation ceremony, Concursus. Doctor of Humane Letters degree, honoris causa, was awarded to Most Reverend Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., retired Archbishop of Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Mnohaya Leeta!
Humanitarian Aid Fund Report as of May 31, 2022: https://ukrarcheparchy.us/archeparchy-news/humanitarian-aid-fund-report-as-of-may-31-2022
Rev. Mykola Ivanov, our former pastor, recently returned from a trip from Poland/Ukraine to deliver collected food and supplies for orphanages in Ukraine. Click here to view a video of his trip:
Redner's Supermarket has a program "Save-A-Tape" whereby they offer to non-profit organizations a 1% Rebate Offer. Please drop your Redner's receipt in the basket at the back of the church or send your collection of receipts and mail it to Father Ihor.
We need volunteers to staff the Church Thrift Store on the weekends when the store is opened. Check this website for days and hours the Thrift Store will be opened or call Cyndee at 610-587-1471. Your help will be appreciated.
Goals have been set for the Planning in the Archeparchy of Philadelphia: the Preparatory Phase. For more information click on this link: http://ukrarcheparchy.us/the-way
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Each family needs to complete the Registration Card that is found in the church envelopes. Include your email address. If nothing has changed please mark "No Changes".
If you have moved, changed address, added or changed your email address, please notify Lisa Dries.
Thank you to Stacy Tees and Barbara Halamar for sponsoring the concert by DZVIN. The all male choir responded at the 11am Liturgy. Afterwards they provided a concert in the Community Room that included many of the uplifting Ukrainian traditional songs. A delicious free hot lunch was served.
Lord, I come before you today in need of your healing hand. In you all things are possible. Hold my heart within yours, and renew my mind, body, and soul. I am lost, but I am singing. You gave us life, and you also give us the gift of infinite joy. Give me the strength to move forward on the path you've laid out for me. Guide me towards better health, and give me the wisdom to identify those you've placed around me to help me get better. In your name I pray. Amen
A SINCERE THANK YOU! Our Annual Parish Easter Breakfast (Sviachene) held last Sunday, was quite successful. Please accept our sincere gratitude to all who helped make this a truly wonderful event. Your cooperation, talents, generosity and response to this Christian tradition united the parish more closely We extend our sincere thanks to our dedicated parishioners for their donations and cooking, as well as helping to clean-up. Many thanks to our parishioners and guests for their support and attendance. May the Risen Christ bless you abundantly!
Dear Parishioners! The only way that we can continue our ministry here at Sts. Peter & Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church is with your generous financial help. Thank you for your generosity in the weekly collection. Know that we need your help and deeply appreciate the sacrifices you make!
We wholeheartedly thank everyone who have volunteered for our parish fundraising projects. They pyrohy makers do exemplary work in helping the parish to pay monthly bills. We ask everyone to become a part of our parish stewardship society because more hands make everything easier in our life. Please speak with Fr. Ihor about your desire to volunteer in our parish church.
MOLEBAN IN HONOR OF CHRIST THE KING will be served every Friday during the month of June at 7pm
I Stand With Ukraine
are available after Saturday and Sunday Liturgy. There is a $20 donation with all proceeds going to the Ukrainian Relief Aid.
Supporters and parishioners of Sts. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Church recently gathered for a Candlelight Vigil and I STAND WITH UKRAINE Rally at Reeves Park, Phoenixville. Although the weather was cold and windy, over 250 people braved the weather and attended these events. Gene Luciw, the Emcee, introduced Father Ihor, Phoenixville Mayor Peter Urscheler, and Andrij Chornodolsky, the main speaker. The program started with a prayer by Father Ihor and Mayor Peter Urscheler welcomed everyone. Andrij spoke of his experience and how we must stand with Ukraine to stop the aggressors. The crowd prayed, sang, held banners and waved their flags with pride of their beloved Ukraine.
Any gravesite decorations should be removed and taken home to discard and not left at the cemetery. No Dumping is Allowed on the cemetery property. We are unable to discard of them and would like to keep our cemetery neat and free of unwanted decorations. Thank you for your cooperation.
If anyone who is sick or homebound wishes to receive the Sacraments of Confession and Communion, please contact Fr. Ihor at the rectory (610-933-7801 or 973-979-3430).
We ask for you support to the church. Your generous donations helps pay our bills and maintain the church. You may mail your weekly offerings to the church office.
If you would like to request a Liturgy for a family member or friend, there are envelopes in the vestibule of the church. Please complete the information and include your free will donation. Thank you.
We would like to increase our choir membership. If you love to sing, please consider to be a part of our church choir. Contact Marusia Dombchewsky after Sunday's Liturgy.