OLPH Church
Our Lady of Perpetual Help
Byzantine Catholic Church

Glory to Jesus Christ!   Glory Forever!       Slava Isusu Christu!   Slava Na Viki!


Welcome Guests and Friends

Very Rev. Edward Higgins, Administrator
Rev. Vasyl Sokolovych, Parochial Vicar
Reverend Myron Badnerosky -Pastor Emeritus

1773 Woodbourne Road, Levittown, PA 19057
Mail Address - BOX 777, Levittown, PA 19058-0777
Residence – 2 Coral Rock Road, Levittown, PA 19057* (Residence) 215-968-8707*email: frvasylolph@gmail.com


Services for November

  • Nov 3 - 5:30pm – Vigil Liturgy for the 24th Sunday after Pentecost
  • Nov 4- 9:00am –Sunday Divine Liturgy
  • Nov 8 - 7:00pm Feast of St Michael the Archangel and all Incorporeals
  • Nov 9 - 7:00pm Divine Liturgy
  • Nov 10 - 5:30pm – Vigil Liturgy for the 25th Sunday after Pentecost
  • Nov 11- 9:00am –Sunday Divine Liturgy

    Mystery of Forgiveness (Confession) Fr. Vasyl is available for Confession on Saturdays from 4:45 to 5:15 and Sundays from 8:15 to 8:45. If these times are not convenient for you, please make an appointment with Fr. Vasyl.



  • There have been 63126 visitors since Christmas 2014.

    Welcome

    “MY HOUSE SHALL BE CALLED A HOUSE OF PRAYER FOR ALL PEOPLES.” - Isaiah 56: 7

    If you are a visitor to Our Lady of Perpetual Help, we want you to know how welcome you are; whether you have come from another part of the country, from across the world, or simply from another parish. We hope you find our worship true and reverent and our people here friendly and cordial. If you are seeking a spiritual home, we would be honored by your presence in our family. For more information about becoming a parishioner, please see me

    Fr. Vasyl

    Medley to the Mother of God




    Feast of St Michael an All Incorporeals
    November 8

    Tropar, (Tone 4).  O leaders of the heavenly hosts, we though ever unworthy, beseech ye to protect us by your prayers with the spread of the wings of your spiritual glory and guard us, who humbly come to ye, exclaiming:  Deliver us from afflictions, ye princes of heavenly powers. 

    To learn more about St .Michael and Angels,Click Here or play the audio below


    Welcome Theresa Rose Kakuk

    Born on October 23,2018 to Andrea and Mike Kakuk who recently moved to North Carolina. She measured 20 inches and was 6 pounds and 6 ounces. She is shown here with Dad and her sister Veronica.


    Annual Assessment

    There is still time to contribute to the voluntary Annual Assessment as we are extending the pledge period through November 11th!  Our parish greatly depends on funds such as these to cover both operating expenses and, other payables.  Donations of any amount will be most gratefully accepted.  For donations that have already been received, a very big “Thank You”! 


    St Nicholas Celebration 2018

    It’s hard to believe we’re talking about the holidays already but, it is never too early to start planning!  This year’s St. Nicholas Party is scheduled for Sunday, December 2, 2018, at Georgine's Restaurant, 1320 Newport Road, West Bristol, PA  19007,  from 11:30 am - 2:30 pm, following the 10:00 am Divine Liturgy.  Our party will feature a brunch menu.  Cost is $20 per adult.  Children ages 18 and under are free!  Please look for additional details in future bulletins.

    TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED BY NOVEMBER 18th!  To buy, please see Elsie Snyder before/after Saturday evening’s liturgy or, Steve Machinsky before/after Sunday’s liturgy. 


    More on the St. Nicholas Celebration

    To enable families with children to attend this celebration, we are looking to subsidize the cost of these (children’s) tickets. If you would like to be a sponsor, the cost is $10.00 per child. We are also looking for donations to help offset the cost of gifts for the children. Contributions may be dropped into the collection basket.  Thank you for your generosity!

    St. Nicholas Party Door Prizes.  We are seeking donations of items to be used as door prizes for the St. Nicholas Party.  If you wish to make a contribution, please bring your item to the party. Thank You,


    2019 Lottery Calendars

    Over the last several years, the Lottery Calendar Program at OLPH has been our principal fundraiser.  As Margaret Churilla will not be available to manage the Program this year. Volunteer(s) are needed to manage the program or it is likely to be discontinued. Please see Margaret for details on what is needed.

    DIOCESAN DEVLOPMENT CAMPAIGN 02018

    The 2018 Bishop’s Appeal is underway.  The Appeal’s pledge period runs through December 31st, 2018.  When considering a donation, please note the payment plans and tax considerations for contributions found on your Pledge Card.  As always, your continued generosity is greatly appreciated. 

     


    Events/Features


    Please Pray for the Sick
    Lorraine Sims
    Vilma Sims
    (Go to Sick list & Prayers)


    ….  If you see someone in church that you do not know – stop and say hello and welcome them to OLPH.  Your friendly greeting will help them to decide to make OLPH their spiritual home.  Make sure you introduce newcomers to Fr. Vasyl.  Don’t be shy!


    Update on Fr Myron & His Address

    As of November 3, 2018 - Fr Myron is doing very and may soon be able to return to his normal retirement life. You can mail cards and letters to Fr Myron at 922 S. Woodbourne Rd ,Suite 417, Levittown PA 19057 and they will be forwarded to him. He Greatly appreciates them and all your prayers.


    Bulletins


    Click Here for the Present and Past Sunday Bulletins


    Stay in Touch With Tim

     

    Write to Tim: Tim Fariss, Byzantine Catholic Seminary, 3605 Perrysville Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15214