JESUS CHRIST! GLORY
SLAVA ISUSU CHRISTU! SLAVA
JÉZUS KRISZTUSNAK! MINDÖRÖKKÉ AMEN!
opportunities to serve God and build supportive friendships with other
believers. We invite you to learn more about our church and join our growing
community. Divine Liturgy is celebrated every Sunday at 11:15 a.m. Feast Days are celebrated as per the church calendar. Faith education opportunities are open
to parishioners and guests of all ages: Eastern Christian Formation for children grades K-8, ByzanTeens, Adult Faith Formation.
parish is one deeply rooted in our commitment to Jesus Christ through our works
to help others. Our various clubs,
committees, and projects provide a number of options for those looking to serve
God. Come join us in at the Men's
of Resurrection, ByzanTeens, Crafty
Action Committees, Fellowship takes place at Coffee and Cake, Parish
Maintenance Teams and the Smithtown
Mother's Day Celebration
OUR HOLY HOUSE:
founders worked hard to create an authentic Byzantine Church in a western-style
building. The most striking feature is
the icon screen
which separates the Holy Place from the nave.
Its icons present Christ, the Mother of God, St Nicholas, patron of
Byzantine Catholics and the Resurrection.
upper row depicts the major feasts of the Church year. The side doors, with icons of Archangels
Michael and Gabriel, is used by the clergy and servers; the central “Royal Doors” are reserved for Christ—present in the
Gospel and the Eucharist. The icon screen is not a barrier but a reminder that
we have access to heaven only through Jesus Christ.
arrangement and decoration of a Byzantine Church continues to follow the directions
given by God to Moses in the Old Testament but reinterpreted in terms of the
perfect sacrifice offered once and for all by Jesus Christ.
Table is overshadowed by two cherubim and a cross; on it are the Holy Gospel, a
Cross and the tabernacle containing the Holy Eucharist and it is illumined by a
seven-branched lamp—all biblical (Hebrews 9).
The tetra pod, the table in front of the icon screen, offers the faithful an icon to venerate
and is the location for the celebration of the sacraments and blessings. The faithful
who gather for worship are surrounded by a great cloud of witnesses” (Hebrews
12,1)—icons of the saints.
our Liturgy to be a foretaste of heavenly worship. The gold "onion
dome" which crowns our Church represents the gift of the Holy Spirit
descending on us and our prayers rising up like a flame to God.
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The Rosary is recited every Sunday at 10:30 a.m.
Sunday Liturgy at 11:15 a.m.
2015 Church Survey Results - see Bulletins
BYZANTEENS Tuesdays, , 7 pm to 8:30 in the School
ADULT FAITH FORMATION,Mondays, 7 - 8:30 pm.