Assumption of the Virgin Mary
Ukrainian Orthodox Church
1301 Newport Avenue, Northampton, PA
Assumption of the Virgin Mary Ukrainian Orthodox Church Online
Father Bazyl
Father Bazyl
Father Bazyl
Metropolitan ANTONY
Metropolitan ANTONY
Metropolitan ANTONY
Protodeacon Mychail
Protodeacon Mychail
Protodeacon Mychail

 Welcome to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary Ukrainian Orthodox Church!

Do you love God and desire a deeper union in Him through Christ?  Are you moved by the beauty of traditional architecture, iconography, and liturgy?  Do you love to experience warm, family-friendly fellowship, to hear good music and Christ-centered preaching, to participate in enriching adult education and to offer the same to your children?  If so, then "Come and See" us!  We are a parish of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA under the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople and our doors and hearts are open to you and your family!  Our church follows the Julian (Old) Calendar. All Orthodox Christians are welcome and encouraged to participate in the Blessed Sacraments of Repentance and Eucharist.

We are located at 1301 Newport Avenue in Northampton, Pennsylvania.

NEW! Visit the 360° Virtual Tour of our church by opening the "360 Virtual Tour" page.  It is a fully immersive, sharable virtual reality tour of our church building. Enjoy  a glimpse of the beauty and majesty within our church.

NEW! See photos from the March 30 Holy Unction Service:  https://avmocnpa.orthodoxws.com/public/ss/gallery.php?ssid=178&s=1#(mb-grid_178|popup)=/images/Screen-Shot-2018-04-01-at-6.18.53-AM.png;

DAILY LITURGICAL CALENDAR,  SCRIPTURE READINGS AND MENAION

CHRIST IS RISEN! Alleluia! ХРИСТОС ВОСКРЕС! We rejoice with all the earth! Christ is risen! His radiant light fills the world! The darkness has vanished forever! The Lord is calling us to live a new life - walking in His footsteps and by his light, following on the path of life that He sets before us… Blessed and Peaceful Pascha!

Sun. 08 April…
BRIGHT RESURRECTION OF CHRIST; HOLY PASCHA.
KHRISTOS VOSKRES! VOISTINU VOSKRES! CHRIST IS RISEN! INDEED HE IS RISEN!
Welcome Your Eminence Metropolitan Antony
https://oca.org/readings/daily/2018/04/08
6:00 AM NOCTURNS & PROCESSION
RESURRECTION MATINS & PASCHAL HOURS
7:30 AM DIVINE LITURGY OF ST. JOHN CHRYSOSTOM FOLLOWED BY BLESSING OF PASCHAL FOODS

Paschal Greetings from Around the World https://oca.org/orthodoxy/paschal-greetings

BRIGHT WEEK (NO FASTING)

Mon. 09 April…
BRIGHT MONDAY; MATRONA of Thessalonica, Martyrs MANUEL & THEODOSIUS. JOHN the Clairvoyant (394).
Acts: 1: 12-17, 21-26 John 1: 18-28
10:00 AM DIVINE LITURGY at ST. MARY’S IN ALLENTOWN

Tues. 10 April …
BRIGHT TUESDAY; EUSTRATIUS of the Kyiv Caves (1097).
Acts 2: 14-21 Luke 24: 12-35

Wed. 11 April…
BRIGHT WEDNESDAY; Martyr MARK, bishop of Arethusa.
CIRIL & others (364). JOHN, Anchorite of Egypt (4th C.)
Acts 2: 22-36 John 1: 35-51

Thurs. 12 April…
BRIGHT THURSDAY; JOHN CLIMACUS of Sinai. Prophet JOAD. Apostles SOSTHENES, APOLLOS, CEPHAS, CAESAR & EPAPHRODITUS of the 70. EVULA, mother of St. Panteleimon.
Acts 2: 2-38-43 John 3: 1-15

Fri. 13 April…
BRIGHT FRIDAY; HYPATIUS the Wonderworker. Martyrs ABDAS & BENJAMIN. APOLLONIUS of Thebaid (395).
Acts 3: 1-8 John 2: 12-22

Sat. 14 April…
BRIGHT SATURDAY; MARY the Egyptian. MACARIUS, Abbot of Pelecete. Martyrs GERONCIUS & BASILIDES.
Acts 3: 11-16 John 3: 22-33
10:00 AM DIVINE LITURGY at St.Andrew’s Church, S. Bound Brook
5:00 PM VESPERS at our Church.

Sun. 15 April…
ANTIPASCHA. 2ND SUNDAY OF HOLY PASCHA.
TITUS the Wonderworker (9th C.) Martyrs AMPHIANUS & EDESIUS of Lycia (306). Martyr POLYCARP of Alexandria.
Acts 5: 12-20 John 20: 19-31
8:30 AM THIRD & SIXTH HOURS
9:00 AM DIVINE LITURGY at our Church
1:30 AM MEMORIAL SERVICE at St. Andrew’s, S. Bound Brook, NJ

SECOND WEEK OF HOLY PASCHA

Mon. 16 April…
Ven. NICETAS the Confessor, abbot of Medikon (824). Virgin- Martyr THEODOSIA of Tyre & Martyr IRENE (308).
Acts: 3: 19-26 John 2: 1-11

Tues. 17 April …
JOSEPH the Hymnographer (883). GEORGE, monk of Mt. Maleon.
Acts 4: 1-10 John 3: 16-21

Wed. 18 April… FAST: FISH
Martyrs THEODULUS & AGATHOPODES, deacons (303).
Acts 2: 22-36 John 5: 17-24

Thurs. 19 April…
EUTYCHIUS, patriarch of Constantinople (582).
PLATONIDA of Nisibis (308). 120 Martyrs of Persia (345). Martyrs JEREMIAH & ARCHILIAS the Presbyter. METHODIUS, enlightener of the Slavs.
Acts 4: 23-31 John 5: 24-30

Fri. 20 April… FAST: FISH
GEORGE the Confessor, bishop of Mitylene (820). CALLIOPUS, Martyr at Pompeiopolis.
DANIEL, abbot of Pereysalav (1540).
Acts 5: 1-11 John 5: 30-6:2

Sat. 21 April…
Apostles HERODION, AGABUS, ASYNCRITUS, RUFUS, PHLEGON, HERMES of the 70. CELESTINE, pope of Rome (432).
Acts 5: 21-33 John 6: 14-27
5:00 PM VESPERS at our Church.

Sun. 22 April…
3rd SUNDAY OF HOLY PASCHA. MYRRH-BEARING WOMEN.
Righteous JOSEPH of ARIMATHEA & NICODEMUS
https://oca.org/readings/daily/2018/04/15
8:30 AM THIRD & SIXTH HOURS
9:00 AM DIVINE LITURGY at our Church

THIRD WEEK OF HOLY PASCHA

Mon. 23 April…
Martyrs TERENCE, POMPEIUS, AFRICANUS, MAXIMUS, ZENO, ALEXANDER, THEODORE & 33 others at Carthage.
Acts: 6:8-7:5; 7:47-60 John 4: 46-54

Tues. 24 April …
Hieromartyr ANTIPAS, bishop of Pergamus. Martyrs PROCESSES & MARTINIAN of Rome. Ven. PHARMUTHIUS of Egypt.
Acts 8:5-17 John 6:27-33

Wed. 25 April…FAST: FISH
Ven. BASIL the Confessor, bishop of Parium. Hieromartyr ZENO bishop of Verona.
Ven. ISAAC the Syrian, abbot of Spoleto.
Acts. 8: 18-25 John 6: 35-39

Thurs. 26 April…
Hieromartyr ARTEMON of Laodicea (303).
Martyr CRESCENS of Myra in Lycia. Martyr THOMAIS of Alexandria (476).
Acts 8: 26-39 John 6: 40-44

Fri. 27 April… FAST: FISH
MARTIN the Confessor, pope of Rome (655).
Martyr ARDALION the Actor. Martyr AZAT the Eunuch. Martyrs ANTHONY, JOHN
& EUSTATHIUS of Vilna, Lithuania (1347).
Acts 8: 40-9:19 John 6:48-54

Sat. 28 April…
Apostles ARISTARCHUS, PUDENS &
TROPHIMUS of the 70.
Martyrs BASILISSA & ANASTASIA of Rome.
Martyr SABBAS the Goth of Buzau, Wallachia (372).
Acts 9:20-31 John 15:17-16:2
4:00 PM VESPERS at ST. MARY’S IN
ALLENTOWN

Sun. 29 April…
4th SUNDAY OF HOLY PASCHA.
PARALYZED MAN. Tone 3
https://oca.org/readings/daily/2018/04/29
8:30 AM THIRD & SIXTH HOURS
9:00 AM DIVINE LITURGY at our Church