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

'Truly, truly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in you. Whoever feeds on my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up on the last day." (John 6:53-54 ESV)

Theophany

When You were baptized in the Jordan, O Lord, * worship of the Trinity was revealed, * for the Father's voice bore witness to You, calling You His “beloved Son”, * and the Spirit in the form of a dove confirmed the certainty of these words. * O Christ God, * Who appeared and enlightened the world, glory to You! (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.

You have appeared to the whole world today, * and Your light, O Lord, is signed upon us, * who with knowledge sing praise to You: * "You have come, and You have appeared, O Unapproachable Light." (Kontakion, Tone 4)

Random Proverb

"Blessed is the one who finds wisdom, and the one who gets understanding, for the gain from her is better than gain from silver and her profit better than gold." (Proverbs 3:13,14 ESV)

Pray Without Ceasing

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

Wisdom from the Church Fathers

The Holy Eucharist is the first, most important, and greatest miracle of Christ. All the other Gospel miracles are secondary. How could we not call the greatest miracle the fact that simple bread and wine were once transformed by the Lord into His very Body and His very Blood, and then have continued to be transformed for nearly two thousand years by the prayers of priests, who are but simple human beings? And what is more, this mystery has continued to effect a miraculous change in those people who communicate of the Divine Mysteries with faith and humility. 

St. Ambrose of Optina