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

CALLING ALL GRADUATES!  If you are graduating (elementary, high school, college, graduate or technical school) this spring, please call or email the parish office immediately!  We want to honor YOU at the 11am Divine Liturgy on Sunday, June 23. Please tell us where you’re graduating from and with what degree/subject.

CALLING ALL WEDDING JUBILARIANS:  If you are celebrating a milestone wedding anniversary (5,10, 15, etc. years) in 2019 and if you were not married in St Michael’s Cathedral, please contact the Parish Office so that you can receive your invitation to the Wedding Jubilarians’ celebration on Sunday, September 15, at St Mary’s Parish in Hillsborough.  If you were married here, you don’t have to do a thing; we have your records.

FAITH FORMATION FOR CHILDREN: Brief, group catechetical sessions for our children of pre-school and elementary school age are offered every Sunday in the classrooms at the Chapel, following the 11am Divine Liturgy. Parents are welcome to join their children or to enjoy a little adult time over refreshments in the Hall

ST MICHAEL’S TEEN GROUP meets Thursdays in St Michael’s Hall in Passaic from 7pm to 9pm for prayer, learning, activities, snacks and plans for even greater things.  Anyone 13-18 is welcome any time.

AROUND THE WORLD PARTY AT SISTER SERVANTS’ MONASTERY IN SLOATSBURG NY, SUNDAY, JUNE 23 at 2pm. Enjoy a great luncheon and themed gifts from one of eleven different countries. Proceeds benefit the Sisters’ St Joseph’s Adult Care Home.  Call or email Sr. Kathleen  at 845-753-2840 or e-mail: if you would like to attend.  Seats are going fast! 

YOU ARE INVITED TO THE EPARCHIAL ALTAR SERVERS’ CONGRESS July 21 – 24 (ages 6 – 17) and theEPARCHIAL BYZANTEEN RALLY July 28 – 31 (ages 13-17).  Download and complete the forms at the Eparchial website,, tab “Discover Us” tab “Camps.”

ATTENTION YOUNG ADULTS 18-35!! Theosis in Action, the Young Adult Ministry of the Eparchy of Passaic, is hosting a convocation at St Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church in Manhattan, August 1-4. Three dynamic speakers -- Fr. Boniface Hicks osb, Mother Gabriella Houck, and Nick Redd -- will lead you in a discovery of how you are called to be Jesus’ disciple, transfigured through new life in Christ, and sent to share the good news.  Register before June 15 at   St Michael’s Cathedral will refund the registration fee for any parishioner interested in attending. Since we are so close to the event, there should be a good representation from the Cathedral. Send questions to Check out their activities on Please do not let this unique event pass you by!

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

Father Jody Baran

Cantor John Klapko