NJ: Passaic

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Metro Area: Paterson - Clifton - Passaic (NJ)
St Michael the Archangel Byzantine (Ruthenian) Cathedral
96 1st St
Passaic
NJ
07055-6412
USA
Phone: 973-777-2553
Other: 973-777-2113 (Hall)
Fax: 973-777-9474

Rite: Byzantine
Church sui iuris: Byzantine Ruthenian Catholic
Canonical Jurisdiction(s):
Metropolitan Archeparchy: Pittsburgh of the Ruthenians
Eparchy: Passaic of the Ruthenians
Cemetery: This parish has a cemetery


Schedule of Divine Services
Always call ahead to verify times
Day
Service
Time
Sunday Divine Liturgy 9:00am (Church Slavonic, last Sunday of the month)
Monday - Saturday Divine Liturgy 8:00am
Feast Days Divine Liturgy 9:00am
Mystery of Reconciliation
Sundays, Weekdays, Feast Days 1/2 hour before all scheduled services.
 

Mailing Address: As Above
Served By: Resident Clergy
Sacramental Records: In custody of the parish

The exterior photograph is by Joy Kovalycsik, a former parishioner of Saint Michael's Cathedral Parish, an Editor at The Carpathian Connection. It is used here with Joy's kind permission.

The interior photograph appears on the Cathedral website and is used here with permission.

Status & Location Changes:
Formed in: 1890, under the patronage of St Michael the Archangel
Parish erected in: 1902, as St Michael's Byzantine Slavonic Rite Catholic Church
Other Date: 1902, congregationally divided, Ss Peter & Paul Greek-Catholic Church formed
Elevated in: 1963, to the status of Cathedral of the Eparchy of Passaic of the Ruthenians
Status: ACTIVE CATHEDRAL
This Entry Last Updated: 9/22/2017
Latitude: 40.864934
Longitude: -74.117484
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Teachings of Christ

“My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they will never perish, and no one will snatch them out of my hand. My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all, and no one is able to snatch them out of the Father's hand. I and the Father are one.” (John 10:27-30 ESV)

Pentecost

Blessed are You, O Christ our God, * Who has shown the fishermen to be all wise, * by sending down to them the Holy Spirit, * and through them You have caught the whole world in Your net. * O Lover of Mankind, glory to You. (Troparion - Tone 8)

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

When the Most High descended, confusing tongues, * He divided the nations; * but when He distributed the tongues of fire, * He called all to unity; * and, with one voice, * we glorify the Most Holy Spirit. (Kontakion - Tone 8)

Random Proverb

"Hear, O sons, a father's instruction, and be attentive, that you may gain insight, for I give you good precepts; do not forsake my teaching." (Proverbs 4:1,2 ESV)

Pray Without Ceasing

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

Wisdom from the Church Fathers

While the Bridegroom tarried, they slumbered and slept: Give ear, ye prudent, to our Lord's parable, for it is all light. All of them slept, both the foolish and the wise -- Which signifies that the good and the wicked die until the resurrection. The same sleep comes upon the ten of them, which is as much as to say, That death is the same for all creation without distinction. One was the sleep of the wise and of the foolish, For one is death, both of the righteous and of sinners. The good die, as the wise virgins slept; And the bad die, as the foolish also slept. Behold, all creation looketh for the coming of the Bridegroom, Christ, Who cometh at the end with His angels. But since He hath tarried, all generations slumber and sleep with the sleep of death, while looking for when He cometh.

A Homily on the Ten Virgins by Mar Jacob, Bishop of Serugh