Cathedral of Saint Michael the Archangel

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.

Upcoming Events/Services


PASSAIC ECUMENICAL THANKSGIVING SERVICE: Sunday, November 18, at 4pm at St John’s Episcopal Church, 215 Lafayette Avenue.  Plan to come and bring your gift of non-perishable food items.


TUESDAY NOVEMBER 20 : EMMANUEL MOLEBEN in preparation for Christmas will be served at 7pm. This prayer service focuses on Old Testament prophecies and expectation for the coming of the Son of God as man


IT’S TIME TO MAKE PIROHI, KOLAČI AND BABKAS FOR CHRISTMAS!  Our kitchen needs your help.
PIROHI: Potato peeling: Thursday, November 29 beginning 4pm. Potato scooping: Friday, November 30 beginning at 7am; Pinching, cooking, and packaging: Saturday, December 1: any time after 6am.
KOLAČI - walnut, poppy seed, apricot and lekvar rolls - Saturday, December 8.
BABKAS -  plain and raisin -  Saturday, December 15.
Deadline for Pirohi Orders is November 27. (Sauerkraut and potato/cheese varieties).
Deadline for Kolač Orders is December 4. Deadline for Babka Orders is December 11.
To order, call Vlasta Berry at 201-370-2656 or 201-935-3395. Orders may be picked up after 2pm on the appropriate Saturday. No skills required to learn; clean up helpers are always welcome too.

BREAKFAST WITH ST NICHOLAS: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1, from 9:30 – noon at the Chapel. Enjoy home-cooked breakfast, crafts, carol singing and a visit from St Nicholas. This event is free for children, $10.00 for adults.  You must make reservations for all children, stating age and gender, by contacting Paulette Rude at 973-686-7747 or pauletterude@gmail.com.  Extended family and friends are welcome.


CATHEDRAL CHRISTMAS DECORATING PARTY, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9, following the 9am Divine Liturgy. We need youth and muscle to bring up all the decorations.  Can you spare an hour? Coffee and pastries served.

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V. Rev. John S. Custer, SSL, STD, Rector

Father Jody Baran

Cantor John Klapko