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.

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

Father Jody Baran

Cantor John Klapko

Upcoming Events

TUESDAY, AUGUST 15, THE DORMITION OF THE THEOTOKOS, IS A HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION FOR ALL CATHOLICS.  In addition to the Liturgies here, you can also attend the 12 noon Divine Liturgy at Holy Wisdom, Flanders or the 7pm Liturgy at Holy Spirit, Mahwah.

PARISH FESTIVAL: SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24.  What can you do right now to help? Do You Know Any Vendors who would like to rent space at the Festival? Please have them contact the Office. Help to Make Pirohy:  Thursday, August 17: peel/cut potatoes, grate cheese, set up tables, beginning at 4pm.  Friday, August 18: Cook and scoop potatoes, beginning at 7am. Saturday, August 19: make pirohy and haluški, beginning at 7am.  We especially need help on Saturday in the later morning for clean up, packaging, etc. Please consider helping! You can learn the art of pirohy making from some pros!

Our next Festival meeting will be August 15, after the 7pm Liturgy at the Chapel.  All are welcome.

TICKETS ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR THE BUS TRIP to the Radio City Christmas Show, Sunday, November 19. Depart St Michael’s Chapel at 2pm; show at 5pm; return to St Michael’s Chapel by 8pm.  $75.00 covers bus, show ticket, gratuity, plus a sandwich and beverage on board.  Purchase your ticket and get your questions answered from Pat Ditzig: 973-773-5521.  Only 28 tickets left!

PILGRIMAGE TO THE SISTER SERVANTS’ MONASTERY, SLOATSBURG NY, SATURDAY, AUGUST 12. Bus will depart St Michael’s Chapel 11:15am. Bus will be back at St Michael’s Chapel by 10pm. Only 18 seats still available!  Sign up for yours NOW!

RETREAT FOR AMERICAN BYZANTINE CATHOLICS AT OUR OWN BYZANTINE CHAPEL IN FATIMA, PORTUGAL, October 26 – November 2.  Led by Bishop Milan of Parma and Fr. Tom Loya.  $2499.00 per person inclusive.  For info, contact Laura at 216-470-3287 or