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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Christ is Risen!

Christ is risen from the dead, trampling down death by death, and to those in the tombs bestowing life! (Troparion)

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

Although You descended into the tomb, O Immortal One, * You destroyed the power of Hades; * You arose as the victor, O Christ God, * proclaiming to the myrrh-bearing women: “Rejoice!” * And granting peace to Your Apostles, * O, You, Who gives resurrection to the fallen. (Kontakion)

Teachings of Christ

“Whoever denies me before men, I also will deny before my Father who is in heaven.” (Matthew 10:33 ESV)

Entry into Jerusalem

As we were buried with You through Baptism, O Christ our God, * we were made worthy of immortal life by Your Resurrection, * and we praise You in song, crying out: * “Hosanna in the highest! * Blessed is He Who comes in the Name of the Lord.” (Troparion, Tone 4)

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

As you were carried upon a throne in heaven and upon a colt on earth, * O Christ God, you accepted the praise of angels and the songs of children who cry out to You: * “Blessed are You Who has come to to call back Adam!” (Kontakion, Tone 6)

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

No one on this earth can avoid affliction; and although the afflictions which the Lord sends are not great men imagine them beyond their strength and are crushed by them. This is because they will not humble their souls and commit themselves to the will of God. But the Lord Himself guides with His grace those who are given over to God's will, and they bear all things with fortitude for the sake of God Whom they have so loved and with Whom they are glorified for ever. It is impossible to escape tribulation in this world but the man who is giver over to the will of God bears tribulation easily, seeing it but putting his trust in the Lord, and so his tribulations pass.

Archimandrite Sophrony