Celebration of The Feast of St. Michael The Archangel in Milwaukee
On Sunday, November 7, 2010, the parishioners of St. Michael’s Ukrainian Catholic Church, Milwaukee, WI, celebrated the feast of St. Michael the Archangel and all the other Holy Angels. Parishioners and friends attended the Divine Liturgy with Bishop Richard (Seminack) and Father Philaret Littlefield and Father Volodymyr Zaiats as concelebrants, and Father Deacon Nicholas Chabin. Immediately following the Liturgy the congregation enjoyed a delicious dinner of Ukrainian foods and an assortment of desserts prepared by some of the women of the parish and coordinated by Ms. Melania Stupnyckyj.
Before dinner, various congratulatory and welcoming speeches in honor of the Feast Day were offered. Bishop Richard Stephen was pleased to receive a beautiful bouquet of flowers from Andriy Ovod, who regularly attends the Divine Liturgy with his parents Oksana and Vasyl, his grandparents, and his younger brother, Dennis.
Everyone sang Mnohiya Lita for individuals named Michael.
Father Volodymyr Zaiats (Pastor) and Deacon Nicholas Chabin extended a special thank you to the choir, to the women who prepared and served the dinner, to those who set-up for the dinner, and to all in attendance, who made this Feast of St. Michael a very holy, happy, and blessed occasion.