PA: Arcadia

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Metro Area: Johnstown - Altoona (PA)
Holy Ascension of Our Lord Byzantine (Ruthenian) Church
Historical Entry: Canonically Suppressed
Formerly at:
Arcadia Rd
Arcadia
PA
15712
USA
Historical Location - Not A Mailing Address Or Active Location
Rite: Byzantine
Church sui iuris: Byzantine Ruthenian Catholic
Canonical Jurisdiction(s):
Metropolitan Archeparchy: Pittsburgh of the Ruthenians
Cemetery: This former parish had a cemetery

Sacramental Records at:
Chancery of the Archeparchy of Pittsburgh
66 Riverview Ave
Pittsburgh
PA
15214-2253
USA
Ph: 412-231-4000
Fax: 412-231-1697

The exterior photo appears on the website of the Metropolitan Archeparchy. Permission for its use is pending. 
A page detailing the history of Holy Ascension parish is at the website of the Archeparchy
Status & Location Changes:
Formed in: 1902, as an outreach of St John the Baptist Church, Northern Cambria PA
Parish erected in: 1907, under the patronage of the Holy Ascension of Our Lord
Suppressed in: 2004, on 10 July. Memory Eternal
This Entry Last Updated: 05/04/2010
Map Limitations: Lacking a precise address, this map approximates the location
Latitude: 40.781176
Longitude: -78.852531
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“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God." (Matthew 5:9 ESV)

Exaltation of the Cross

Save Your people, O Lord, and bless Your inheritance; * grant victory to Your Church over her enemies * and protect Your commonwealth by Your Cross. (Troparion - Tone 1)

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now and ever, and to the ages of ages. Amen.

Willingly lifted up on the Cross, O Christ God, * bestow Your compassions upon the new commonwealth that bears Your name. * By your power grant joy to Your Church, * granting her victory over her enemies. * May she have your Cross as the weapon of peace * and the invincible ensign of victory. (Kontakion - Tone 4)

The Church celebrates the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross on September 14th.

Random Proverb

Honor the Lord with your wealth and with the firstfruits of all your produce; then your barns will be filled with plenty, and your vats will be bursting with wine. (Proverbs 3:9,10 ESV)

Pray Without Ceasing

Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner.

Wisdom from the Church Fathers

Our holy fathers have renounced all other spiritual work and concentrated wholly on this one doing, that is, on guarding the heart, convinced that, through this practice, they would easily attain every other virtue, whereas without it not a single virtue can be firmly established.

St. Symeon the New Theologian