In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Independence of Ukraine, the Ukrainian Village Committee and the City of Parma Ohio is sponsoring a parade this Saturday August 27 at 11:00 AM. This is the 7th Annual Parade in Ukrainian Village. Please note, our Bishop Daniel is planning to walk with us in the parade on Saturday.
Please wear your Ukrainian attire.
St. Vladimir participants are asked to meet at the church parking lot by 10:00 AM so that
those riding the float may board
the Altar Servers to pick up their robes
the banners can be distributed
arrangements can be made to walk or get driven to the parade staging area.
We will then walk or ride up to and gather at Wales Ave. at State Road and await the start of the parade. We are Number 26 of 46 organization participating.
Number 4 of the Parade Protocol reads:
Participating organizations will be asked to line up an arms-length distance between group members standing side by side while maintaining a 2 ft. distance between rows within your specific group.
Participants bringing candy for distribution, please note that it can only be thrown (underhand toss) by WALKERS. No throwing of candy off of floats or out of cars/trucks.
Judging of parade floats is at 10:20.
Those who cannot walk the parade route may bring picnic chairs and watch along the parade route, preferably in front of St. Vladimir Cathedral.
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Thank you to everyone who heeded the call to donate blood. Your donation of "a part of you" is greatly appreciated by the people of this parish, by the people of the American Red Cross, and by the people who will ultimately need this blood to augment their heeling process. May our Lord and Savior bless you for your generous gift.
Notes from the UOL Convention
Two youths from St. Vladimir parish elected to National Executive Board of the Junior Ukrainian Orthodox League at the annual convention held in Coatesville Pennsylvania on Saturday July 30, 2016. Orest M. was elected as the President and Sophia D. was elected as the Financial Secretary of the Junior UOL National Executive Board.
Mark Host receives an award of an icon in the UOL Annual Essay contest. Mark Host along with seven other delegates from St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox League Chapter, Parma Ohio, are attending the 69th Annual UOL Convention hosted by Holy Ghost Parish in Coatesvlle Pennsylvania.
Pictured from left to right Teresa A. Linck, Essay Contest Chairman; Mark Host; in background, His Eminence Antony, Metropolitan & Prime Hierarch of UOC of the USA and Diaspora.
Past Events 2015-2016
Consistory Office of Public Relations: Celebration of the Nativity of our Lord in
Parma, OH!: http://uocofusa.org/news_160109_1.html
Links to Orthodox Affiliates
ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK The Orthodox Christian Network is a commissioned agency of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America
OCF Orthodox Christian Fellowship This is the official campus ministry organization of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America.
Current Schedules of Services and Events
Calendar of Events for 2015-2016 English
Calendar of Events for 2015-2016 Ukrainian
Friday August 19, 2016
Transfiguration of our Lord
Divine Liturgy 9:00 A.M.
Blessing of Fruit