Easter Schedule of Services
2017 Pascha ~ Easter at St. Vladimir Cathedral
The Good Friday and Pascha Services on April 14-16 at St. Vladimir Cathedral - 04/16/17
The Liturgical Services of Good Friday Vespers and placing of the Holy Shroud in the Tomb were served by the clergy and included the solemn procession and veneration of the Shroud by many faithful and friends.
Holy Saturday is observed in quiet reflection of Christ's suffering and impending resurrection. The evening Matins include the Procession and Resurrection Matins, Divine Liturgy, followed by the blessing of traditional Paschal food which ended in the early hours of Sunday morning.
A second bilingual Liturgy followed by the blessing of Paschal foods was served at 9:00 AM.
The Pyrohy Group
Malanka 2017 - 01/14/17
The New Year came in with a joyful celebration by the faithful and friends of St. Vladimir Cathedral in Parma Ohio on Saturday January 14, 2017. The festivities included a dinner, desserts, beverages, a late night snack, and of course entertainment throughout the evening. The band Harmonia serenaded the revelers with traditional Ukrainian Christmas Carols and then provided the entire evening with dance music. The revelers enjoyed singing Christmas carols later in the evening as well as bringing in the New Year at Midnight.
Christmas at St. Vladimir Cathedral - 01/07/17
The faithful of St. Vladimir Cathedral gathered together on Saturday January 7, 2017 to celebrate the Nativity of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior. The beautiful Divine Liturgy was served by the parish clergy and visiting clergy using both English and Ukrainian and was sparkled with traditional Christmas Carols sung by the parish choir. Parish children read the Nativity readings.
The Nativity Liturgy was broadcast on WJMO AM 1300 in the greater Cleveland area and on their website so that people across the USA and in foreign countries including Ukraine could listen to the audio broadcast.
On Sunday, January 8, the parish was serenaded by the parish youth who sang traditional Ukrainian Christmas carols and English Carols.
Family Night December 2016
The Evening of Wednesday, December 28 was a pleasant time when many of the parish families gathered to socialize. The children sang carols and reviewed the blessed story of the Nativity of Christ. The faithful prayed before their evening meal of pizza and finger foods. The favorite group activity is the game of bingo. There is always laughter when a few people, children included, who seem to win many prizes. This was a fun evening for families and for people of all ages including those not yet a year old to those in their 80's.
Bethlehem Peace Light
Bethlehem Peace Light Once Again Arrived in Parma!
Calendar of Services and Parish Events
Past Events 2015-2016
In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Independence of Ukraine, the Ukrainian Village Committee and the City of Parma Ohio sponsored a parade on Saturday August 27. This was the 7th Annual Parade in Ukrainian Village. Our Bishop Daniel walked with us in the parade. Our float, provided and made by Mike and Tanya Dobronos won First Place in the float competition.
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.
Notes from the UOL Convention
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.
Consistory Office of Public Relations: Celebration of the Nativity of our Lord in
Parma, OH!: http://uocofusa.org/news_160109_1.html
Links to Orthodox Affiliates
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.
Current Schedules of Services and Events
Calendar of Events for 2016-2017 English
Calendar of Events for 2016-2017 Ukrainian
Information on Stewardship
UOL of USA Office of Stewardship
The First and Finest by V. Rev. Robert Holet
Mr. William Marianes, a member of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, a dynamic lay leader and teacher who serves as legal consultant to the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA.
Igniting the Flame of True Orthodox Christian Stewardship
Sunday 4/23 St Thomas Sunday
9:00 a.m. Bilingual Divine Liturgy
Spilne Svechene (Parish Family Dinner) to follow
8:30 a.m. English Divine Liturgy
10:15 a.m. Ukrainian Divine Liturgy