Javascript Menu by Deluxe-Menu.com
   
















Wantage NJ
Parish 25th Anniversary

Holy Spirit Church in Wantage NJ celebrated the 25th Anniversary of its founding on Saturday, 1 June 2013. A Grand Banquet at the Lafayette House followed the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy. Many faithful from parishes in the New Jersey Deanery, and beyond, came to the celebration. Remarks were offered by Father George Hasenecz, Father John Nehrebecki, Father Joseph Lickwar, Father Samuel Kedala (parish rector), and Bishop Michael. A superb meal was served and many wonderful memories were exchanged.

His Grace was joined by nine priests in the celebration of the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy commemorating the special day:  Archpriest Joseph Lickwar (Chancellor, Diocese of New York and New Jersey & Rector of Saints Peter and Paul Church, Jersey City NJ);  Igumen Joseph (Rector, Holy Transfiguration Church, Pearl River NY);  Archpriest John Nehrebecki (former Dean of the NJ Deanery & pastor emeritus of Christ the Saviour Church, Paramus NJ);  Archpriest George Hasenecz (retired rector of Holy Trinity Church, Randolph NJ & founder of Holy Spirit Church);  Archpriest Joseph Chupeck (retired rector of Saint John the Baptist Church, Alpha NJ & attached to Holy Spirit Church);  Archpriest Alexey Karlgut (Dean, New York State Deanery & Rector of Saints Peter and Paul Church, Endicott NY);  Archpriest David Vernak (Rector, Christ the Saviour Church, Paramus NJ);  Archpriest Stephen Evanina (Rector, Assumption of the Holy Virgin Church, Clifton NJ);  and Archpriest Samuel Kedala (Rector, Holy Spirit Church & Dean of the New Jersey Deanery).

Deacon Matthew Brown served along with Sub-Deacons: Mark Federoff, Nilus Klingel, and Ilya Arnopolskiy. Five altar servers from Holy Spirit Church also assisted. The Holy Spirit Church choir sang the responses beautifully under the direction of Timothy Kachur (Choir Director and Parish Council Senior Warden).

“We thank God,” said Father Kedala, “for allowing us to build His Church in Wantage, New Jersey and we ask His blessings to continue as we labor in His Vineyard.”

Photos

Holy Spirit Orthodox Church - 06/01/13

(43 images)


Share This:



< PreviousNext >
You might also like:



UPCOMING EVENTS
On the Diocesan Calendar

 

 

December 15, 2017

Akathist to St. Tikhon

with veneration of

his relics

Christ the Savior Church

Ballston Lake NY

6:30 p.m.

details >

 

 

December 16, 2017

    "The Fullness

    of the Church"

Presented by

Archbishop Michael

with Akathist to

Saint Tikhon and

veneration of his relics

Saints Peter & Paul Church

Syracuse NY

9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

details >

 

 

December 17, 2017

Akathist to St. Tikhon

with veneration of

his relics

Christ the Savior Church

Paramus NJ

4:00 p.m.

details >

 

 

December 22, 2017

   Concert:

   Music of the

   Christmas Season

Holy Trinity Church

Yonkers NY

7:00 p.m.

details >

 

 

December 25, 2017

   Christmas

   Feast-Day of the

  NATIVITY

    OF

      OUR LORD

 

 







 
Diocese of New York-New Jersey; 33 Hewitt Avenue; Bronxville, NY 10708; 914-779-6580

Powered by Orthodox Web Solutions