A sermon delivered during the Funeral of Irina Gozick
In the Name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, one God. Amen.
If there is one thing Orthodox Christians are good at celebrating, it is celebrating death. The central event in the history of our salvation was death. Death of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Rediscovering Ancient Christian Burial Customs for the Modern World.
How should Christian people prepare for death - their own and that of loved ones? No question can be more important than this, since death is the final reality of our earthly life.
Below are 14 links to the series of podcasts discussing death and burial from Orthodox Christian perspective.
It is with sadness we announce that one of our longtime parishioners, Joseph Mirowsky, has passed from this temporal world to life eternal. In April he would've been 95 years old.
The wake will be on Thursday evening, Feb. 23, in Gaita Memorial Home, with Panikhida/Parastas at 7pm.
The Funeral will be at St John the Baptist Church on Friday, Feb. 24, at 10am.
May he rest in peace, and rise in glory with Jesus Christ.
It is with great sadness we announce that one of our long-time parishioners, Stephen Kopach, who has recently lived in Jacksonville, FL, has passed away on Jan. 11, 2017. He was 94 years old. He will be buried on Jan. 17.
The schedule for Jan. 17:
9:30am - Divine Liturgy and Panikhida at St John the Baptist Church in Little Falls, NJ.
Approximately at 11:00-11:30am - Burial Service at St Peters Cemetary, 160 Passaic St #180, Garfield, NJ 07026.
In a blessed falling asleep, grant, O Lord, eternal rest to Your newly departed servant, Stephen, and make his memory to be eternal!