Leaders of the heavenly armies, although we are unworthy, we always beseech you, to fortify us by your prayers and to shelter us beneath the wings of your sublime glory. Watch over us who bow to you and cry out fervently: Deliver us from danger, for you are the commanders of the powers on high.
Troparion for St Michael and the Holy Angels
Saint Michael's Food Pantry
St Michael's Food Pantry serves our neighbors by offering non-perishable food items. The Pantry is stocked entirely by the donations of parishioners and friends. The Food Pantry is open weekdays 9:30am to 1:30pm.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 11: Sister Servants’ Monastery, Sloatsburg NY. Bus transportation from St Michael’s Chapel departs 11am. Return to St Michael’s Chapel approximately 9:30pm. Sign up sheet to reserve your place on the bus in the Vestibules of the Cathedral and the Chapel.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15 is the feast of the DORMITION OF THE THEOTOKOS, a holy day of obligation for all Catholics. Divine Liturgies will be celebrated at St Michael’s Cathedral at 9am, at St Michael’s Chapel at 7pm, in Flanders at 12 noon and in Mahwah at 7pm. Remember to bring flowers, plants or herbs for the blessing!
OUR ANNUAL FESTIVAL WILL BE SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9. PLAN AHEAD!
This is several weeks earlier than usual, so we need to adjust our sense of timing.
RIGHT NOW: We need donations of new items for our popular Tricky Tray raffles. Donations may be left in the vestibule of the Cathedral or the Chapel or delivered to the Cathedral office between 9:30 and 1:30 on weekdays. New items only please!
Start spreading the word about our Festival! Watch for more ways that YOU can help make it successful!
BYZANTINE CATHOLIC HOLY LAND PILGRIMAGE led by Deacon Tim and Fr. Bryan Eyman: October 4-14. See flyers in vestibule for more information or contact Deacon Tim: 731-423-7013 or firstname.lastname@example.org
PILGRIMAGE TO AUSTRIA, HUNGARY, SLOVAKIA AND UKRAINE led by Bishop Milan of Parma, September 16-28. See brochures in vestibule or contact email@example.com.
LOOKING AHEAD: RADIO CITY TRIP: Once again it’s time to think toward the cooler weather and make preparations for the Radio City Christmas Spectacular on Saturday, November 18. $80.00 per person includes a ticket for the show, a seat on the bus, tip for driver, a sandwich and drink. Depart St Michael’s Chapel at 2pm, show time 5pm, return approximately 7:30pm. Please call Pat Ditzig at 973-773-5521 if interested. Seats sell out quickly, so don’t delay!
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V. Rev. John S. Custer, SSL, STD, Rector
Father Jody Baran
Cantor John Klapko
Cathedral of Saint Michael the Archangel