St. Mary’s Ukrainian Catholic Church
719 Roosevelt Ave. ● Carteret, NJ 07008 ● (732) 366-2156
Rev. Vasyl Vladyka


Sunday, August 27th, 2017 ● 12th Sunday After Pentecost ● Tone 3
Apostle: 1 Corinthians 15 Verses 1-11 ● Gospel: Matthew 19 Verses 16-26

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Please remember in your prayers all those who are homebound, in care
facilities or impeded by illness. May our Lord restore them to complete health.

Rev. Vasyl Vladyka will be on vacation from August 5th to September 5th. In his absence, please welcome Rev. Yuriy Kostyk. Liturgies will take place on the same days and times. In case of emergency please call Taras Tkaczyk on (732) 882-9425. 

The Wedding Anniversary Celebration originally scheduled for Sunday, September 24, 2017 will be rescheduled to a new date since the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy welcoming our new auxiliary bishop, the Most Reverend Andriy Rabiy, will he celebrated at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on that Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 3:00PM. For further information see below.

This Sunday, August 27, 2017, at 12:00PM, all are welcome to come and celebrate the Feast Day of the Assumption of the Mother of God by participating in the 2nd Annual Pilgrimage at the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church located in Centralia, PA. This pilgrimage has been established through the encouragement of His Beatitude Sviatoslav after his visit to the parish in 2015. For further information, both in English and Ukrainian, please click here.

This Sunday, August 27, 2017 at 12:00PM, the Ukrainian American Sport Center–Tryzub, located at Lower State and County Line Roads, Horsham, PA invites you to join them for their 26th Annual Ukrainian Folk Festival celebrating Ukraine’s independence. Admission is $15.00 for adults, $10.00 for students and children 15 and under free. Program features live music and dancing, arts and crafts and homemade Ukrainian ethnic foods and baked goods. For flyers in both English and Ukrainian and further information, please click here.

Save the Date: For a list of events taking place in our Archeparchal Community please click here.















Our Archeparchy and our Ukrainian Catholic Church will be well served by the vibrant and dedicated ministry demonstrated by our newly nominated candidate to the episcopacy. We congratulate him. We commit ourselves to support him with our prayers, words of encouragement, and joyful sharing in his episcopal ministry. 
God bless Very Rev. Andriy Rabiy richly in ways only He can as he undertakes his new ministry as a bishop of the Church. Our heartfelt welcome and ‘Mnohaya Lita’!
For further reading, in both English and Ukrainian languages, please click here.


Date of Episcopal Ordination of Bishop-Elect Andriy Rabiy Announced: Metropolitan-Archbishop Stefan Soroka of the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia is pleased to announce that our newly nominated Auxiliary Bishop Andriy Rabiy will be ordained by His Beatitude Sviatoslav Shevchuk during the Opening Hierarchical Divine Liturgy for the Synod of Bishops to take place on Sunday, September 3rd, 2017 in St. George Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral in Lviv, Ukraine at 11AM.  Co-consecrators will be Archbishop Stefan Soroka, Metropolitan of Philadelphia and Bishop David Motiuk, Eparch of Edmonton Eparchy.

Our Patriarch generously responded to the suggestion to conduct the episcopal ordination in the city and country of the Bishop-Elect’s native birth, where his parents, brother and family reside.  It highlights his being rooted strongly in the cultures and traditions of both Ukraine and USA., a special gift for our Ukrainian Catholic Church. The newly ordained Bishop Andriy will then participate in his first meeting of the Synod of Bishops. 

The newly ordained Bishop Andriy Rabiy will be formally welcomed in the Ukrainian Catholic Metropolia of Philadelphia with his celebrating a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy in the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Philadelphia on Sunday, September 24th, 2017 at 3PM, followed by a Formal Reception in the Cathedral Hall. 

Please pray for our Bishop-Elect Andriy as God’s Grace enables him to fulfill his episcopal ministry.
Офіційне повідомлення щодо хіротонії о. Андрія Рабія: Архиєпископ Стефан Сорока, Митрополит Філадельфійської Української Католицької Архиєпархії з радістю повідомляє, що новопризначений єпископ-помічник Андрій Рабій буде висвячений архиєреєм Його Блаженством Святославом Шевчуком під час Архиєрейської Божественної Літургії з нагоди відкриття Синоду єпископів УГКЦ у неділю, 3 вересня 2017 року, в Архикатедральному Соборі св. Юра у Львові, в 11 годині ранку. Співслужителями у хіротонії будуть Архиєпископ Стефан Сорока, митрополит Філадельфійської Архиєпархії, та Владика Давид Мотюк, єпарх Едмонтонської єпархії у Канаді.

Наш Патріарх ласкаво погодився на пропозицію провести хіротонію у місті та країні, де народився і виріс владика-номінант, проживають його батьки, брат та родина. Це також відображає подвійне вкорінення владики-номінанта у культуру та традицію як України, так і Сполучених Штатів Америки, що є особливим даром для нашої Української Католицької Церкви. Нововисвячений Владика Андрій одразу прийме в перший раз участь у Синоді Єпископів.

Відтак, Владика Андрій Рабій буде офіційно представлений в Філадельфійській Українській Католицькій Митрополії під час відправи Архиєрейської Божественної Літургії в Українській Католицькій Катедрі Непорочного Зачаття в Філадельфії, у неділю, 24 вересня 2017 року, в 3 годині пополудні, та святковим обідом у Катедральній залі.

Прошу молитися за владику-номінанта Андрія, щоби Господь Бог допоміг йому сповняти справно його єпископське служіння. 

Confessions may be heard half an hour before each Divine Liturgy.

2017 Parish Collection Envelopes are available for pick-up in the church hall. Please check that you are picking up the correct name. If you are new to the parish and would like envelopes, please see Father Vasyl or call the rectory on (732) 366-2156. Please be sure to check off or clearly write in amount of your donation on the envelope, so that we can maintain accurate records of your donations. Also, please check that you have placed money inside the envelope as we receive a few empty envelopes every week.
Victim Assistance Ministry: The Archeaparchy of Philadelphia is offering assistance for those affected by the sexual abuse of a priest, deacon, other minister, employee or volunteer of the Archeaparchy. For further information, please
click here.
Compassionate and quality care of our elderly parents and family members is offered by the Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate at St. Joseph’s Home in Sloatsburg, N.Y. The need for such facilities among our elderly parents and family members, and within our Ukrainian American community is great. The addition of a new wing and the upgrading of the existing facilities will enable the Sisters Servants to offer elevated medical care and service for the elderly. There will be increased capacity to admit more people needing care. The Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate have historically offered such quality and compassionate care throughout our history in America (75 years in 2017). We need to help them to continue to fulfill this mission and to enable a much needed expansion of St. Joseph’s Home in Sloatsburg. Please help by providing your generous donation to enable the building of the expanded facility to care for our elderly. Please choose to be an instrument of God’s mercy for those who are in need of His care. Thank you! Kindly send your (tax deductible) donation to:


St. Joseph’s Adult Care Home, Inc.
P.O. Box 8
Sloatsburg, New York 10974.




With the events taking place in Ukraine, we offer the following petitions in today’s mass to our brothers and sisters:
O good and loving Master, look down with compassion, heal, comfort and protect Your servants who are wounded and suffering in Ukraine, and receive the souls of all those who have lost their lives from the violence, let us pray to the Lord. We also pray that the Holy Spirit may open the hearts and minds of all in Ukraine to wisdom, grace and prayer so that sincere dialogue may lead to peace and reconciliation, let us pray to the Lord.
Lord have mercy (3 times)


A Prayer for Peace in Ukraine
Heavenly Father, Your Son taught us
“Blessed are the Peacemakers for
they shall be called Children of God.”
At this hour, we fervently pray that
Your Holy Spirit may inspire men and
women in Ukraine to become Peacemakers.
May they seek reconciliation and dialogue
and end the violent confrontation and killing.
May they restore tranquility to their nation
and restore human rights, democratic principles
and religious liberty to their troubled land.
God, our Father, we beseech you to comfort
the suffering, heal the wounded and accept the
souls of the departed into Your Heavenly Kingdom.
And may the Most Holy Mother of God, extend her
Blessed Mantle of Protection over Ukraine.
And may each of us always live our lives
as instruments of Your Peace.


Saturday 08/26

5:00 PM


For the Health of Lesya

By Rev. Vasyl Vladyka

Sunday 08/27 9:00 AM  


Monday 08/28 9:00 AM  


Tuesday 08/29 9:00 AM      


08/30 9:00 AM      
Thursday 08/31 9:00 AM      
Friday 09/01 9:00 AM      
Saturday 09/02 5:00 PM


For Julia Hnatowski

By Kushnir Family

Sunday 09/03

9:00 AM


For All Our Parishioners




Archeparchy of Philadelphia Welcomes Father Andriy Rabiy as new Auxiliary Bishop: Metropolitan-Archbishop Stefan Soroka and Auxiliary Bishop John Bura, together with the clergy, religious and faithful of the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia joyfully welcome the Holy Father’s appointment of Very Rev. Andriy Rabiy, a priest of our archeparchy, as an Auxiliary Bishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia. He has been assigned the Tutular See of Germaniciana. Pope Francis concurred with the recommendation of the appointment offered by the Synod of the Ukrainian Catholic Bishops.