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Celebration of the Feast Day at St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Memorial Church in South Bound Brook, NJ
On December 11, 2016 the parish family of St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Memorial Church celebrated its annual Feast Day of St. Andrew, the First-Called to the Apostles and the Founder of Christ’s Church in Ukraine. It was, as always, a most spiritual day, on which many guests joined with the family to welcome His Eminence Archbishop-elect Daniel and, most importantly, to offer sincere gratitude to God Almighty for another year of abundant blessings upon us all.
The arrival of Vladyka Daniel was excitedly anticipated by our young children from St. Andrew Ukrainian School with bouquets of flowers. Starosta, Dmytro Kozluk and St. Pokrova Sisterhood president Pani Dobrodiyka Lesya Siwko greeted the Archbishop-elect with the traditional bread and salt on behalf of the parish and the faithful. Fr. Yurii Siwko, concluded the welcoming greetings, stating “… Vladyka Daniel, we welcome you to our parish family and asking your prayers for us, for all the Christians around the world and for suffering ancestral homeland Ukraine!”