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Bishop Michael Celebrates Feast of St. Andrew

December 3, 2012

On November 29, the eve of our Patronal Feast of Saint Andrew, our parish was honored to welcome our diocesan archpastor, His Grace Bishop Michael, for the celebration of the Vesperal Liturgy.  We were also honored to be joined by Fr. David Cowan, rector of Holy Trinity Church in Yonkers NY and secretary to His […]

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Celebrating Our Patronal Feast

November 28, 2012

Tomorrow night (Thursday, Nov. 29) The Feast of St. Andrew Vesperal Liturgy, 6:00 PM with His Grace, Bishop Michael of New York   We will be celebrating our Patronal Feast of Saint Andrew tomorrow evening.  All are welcome — we hope you will be able to join us.  Singers from neighboring parishes are welcome to join […]

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Children’s Choir Workshop: Registration Open!

November 28, 2012

It’s not too late to register for the Diocesan Children’s Choir Workshop!  Walk-ins will also be accepted. From 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, our Diocesan youth will get the chance to meet, have fun together, and learn to sing!  Led by talented musician and father of two lovely girls, David Lucs will teaching our children […]

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Clothing Drive a Success

November 25, 2012

Thank you to all who supported our 2012 Clothing Drive. We collected quite a few donations – over 50 fully laden bags. These donations will benefit United Veterans’ Beacon House, and will help the lives of struggling veterans on Long Island. The collection of the items took place a few days before Thanksgiving, having been […]

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A New Metropolitan is Elected

November 14, 2012

A brief report from the 17th All American Council Yesterday, at the plenary session of the 17th All-American Council – held here in Parma, outside Cleveland, Ohio – six hundred and sixty three participants, five hundred and ninety who were eligible to vote, forwarded two names to the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox […]

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Storm Update: Little Damage at St. Andrew’s

November 5, 2012

During the storms this past week, our church suffered little damage. Several tree limbs fell throughout the wooded property, one of which severed the electrical service connection from the street to the Rectory & Hall. Power remains to the church. Thank you to our caretakers for their diligent work (pictured, in action, above) in cleaning […]

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Sisterhood Learns a Lost Art: Pierogi!

October 28, 2012

The Sisterhood of Saints Martha and Mary, filled with happy spirits and willing hearts, had a fun day working together for the Pierogi fund raiser. Sandy Bakofen, Andrea Filak, Kathy Skirkanich, Nina Maisevich, Mary Tomaras, Madelyn Andruk, Diana Calpakis and Sonia Rusinak kept the pace. Sandy was our “leader” … organizing and using her family […]

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Parish Annual Meeting

October 22, 2012

On October 21, the Parish held its Annual Meeting. This meeting is held each year to allow the parish insight and participation in the administration of St. Andrew’s, to ensure financial oversight and transparency, and to determine the course of the parish’s activities over the coming year, in concert with the rector. At this year’s […]

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Fr. Nikolay Gulin Honored With Award

October 1, 2012

On Sunday September 23, Fr. Nikolay Gulin, our former choir director and now an Assistant Priest assigned to the parish in Jersey City, was honored during the Hierarchical Liturgy celebrated there. His Grace, Bishop Michael, bestowed the first degree of priestly awards, the nabedrennik, upon Fr. Nikolay, in honor of his devoted service to the […]

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Feast of the Holy Cross

September 18, 2012

On Thursday, September 13, we gathered together in the evening to celebrate the Vesperal Liturgy for the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. Before the icon of the feast, as well as the Holy Cross, we sang the troparion of the feast, and special hymn “Before Thy Cross, we bow down in worship, […]

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