St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral
5913 State Road
Parma Ohio
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In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Independence of Ukraine, the Ukrainian Village Committee and the City of Parma Ohio is sponsoring a parade this Saturday August 27 at 11:00 AM.   This is the 7th Annual Parade in Ukrainian Village.   Please note, our Bishop Daniel is planning to walk with us in the parade on Saturday. 

Please wear your Ukrainian attire. 

St. Vladimir participants are asked to meet at the church parking lot by 10:00 AM so that

            those riding the float may board

            the Altar Servers to pick up their robes

            the banners can be distributed

            arrangements can be made to walk or get driven to the parade staging area. 

We will then walk or ride up to and gather at Wales Ave. at State Road and await the start of the parade.  We are Number 26  of 46 organization participating.  

Number 4 of the Parade Protocol reads:

Participating organizations will be asked to line up an arms-length distance between group members standing side by side while maintaining a 2 ft. distance between rows within your specific group. 

Participants bringing candy for distribution, please note that it can only be thrown (underhand toss) by WALKERS.  No throwing of candy off of floats or out of cars/trucks. 

Judging of parade floats is at 10:20.

Those who cannot walk the parade route may bring picnic chairs and watch along the parade route, preferably in front of St. Vladimir Cathedral.
American Red Cross Blood Drive

Thank you to everyone who heeded the call to donate blood.  Your donation of "a part of you" is greatly appreciated by the people of this parish, by the people of the American Red Cross, and by the people who will ultimately need this blood to augment their heeling process.  May our Lord and Savior bless you for your generous gift.

Mnohaya Lita.

Notes from the UOL Convention

Two youths from St. Vladimir parish elected to National Executive Board of the Junior Ukrainian Orthodox League at the annual convention held in Coatesville Pennsylvania on Saturday July 30, 2016.  Orest M. was elected as the President and Sophia D. was elected as the Financial Secretary of the Junior UOL National Executive Board. 

Mark Host receives an award of an icon in the UOL Annual Essay contest.  Mark Host along with seven other delegates from St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox League Chapter, Parma Ohio, are attending the 69th Annual UOL Convention hosted by Holy Ghost Parish in Coatesvlle Pennsylvania. 


Pictured from left to right  Teresa A. Linck, Essay Contest Chairman; Mark Host; in background, His Eminence Antony, Metropolitan & Prime Hierarch of UOC of the USA and Diaspora.


This Week's EVENTS and Future Events

Past Events 2015-2016


June 13-17, 2016  Vacation Church School


May 1, 2016  Holy Friday and Paschal Celebration of the Risen Christ.


April 24, 2016  Archpastoral Palm Sunday Visit to St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Parma, OH!


The students of St. Vladimir's Taras Shevchenko School of Ukrainian Studies

present a program in honor of the Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko


March 12, 2016  Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States, Valeriy Chaly visit

Bishop Daniel's St. Vladimir Cathedral and its Taras Shevchenko School of Ukrainian Studies.


January 18 Youth Volunteer at St. Herman House


January 10 The youth bring the good tidings of the Birth of Jesus Christ

Consistory Office of Public Relations: Celebration of the Nativity of our Lord in

Parma, OH!:

January 7  Christmas Pontifical Divine Liturgy and Celebration at St. Vladimir Cathedral

December 20,  St. Nicholas visits the children of St. Vladimir Church School

December 19  St. Nicholas visits children of Parish Ukrainian School.

The Phoney War on Christmas - Really? by Rev. John Nakonachny in the Parma Observer

December 6, Pan Orthodox Christmas Concert 

November 30 Bethlehem Peace Light Arrives in Parma

November 19 St. Nicholas Program of the Parish Ukrainian School

August 22 Ukrainian Village Parade 2015

June  Vacation Church School 2015

May 31 First Confession Class

May 25 Graveside Services at Brooklyn Heights Cemetery

May 24 American Fallen Heroes Remembered

May 20 Spring Concert of the Music and Art Classes

May 17 Artificial Famine The Holodomor 2015 Commemoration

April 12  Pascha

April 10  Good Friday 

See the parish bulletins here.

Perogie Department information


Links to Orthodox Affiliates

Parish Facebook Page


Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA


Orthodox Christian Education  UOC of USA


Greater Cleveland Council of Orthodox Clergy


St. Vladimir Cathedral's   Taras Shevchenko School of Ukrainian Studies 


ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK  The Orthodox Christian Network is a commissioned agency of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America



OCF  Orthodox Christian Fellowship           This is the official campus ministry organization of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America.

Zoe for Life       
  ZOE is a charitable organization offering a wide variety of resources and support for women in a crisis pregnancy:

Zoe House  
   ZOE House is equipped to provide free and confidential services to clients.

St. Panteleimon Orthodox Christian Outreach     
A Pan-Orthodox ministry that displays Christian love, mercy and compassion to the individuals, families and facilities it serves.

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St. Herman House Cleveland  FOCUS

St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Mission and Chapel



Current Schedules of Services and Events

Current Schedule for this week.


Calendar of Events for 2015-2016     English

Calendar of Events for 2015-2016     Ukrainian


Cultural Center Programming for classes in Bandura and Tsymbaly for children and adults.Classes in Ukrainian Folk Dance, Singing, Piano Lessons, Pottery, and Art for children.
Classes will begin in October.  Information is subject to change.


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Transfiguration of our Lord

Divine Liturgy  9:00 A.M.

Blessing of Fruit