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--- June 24, 2019
It’s with great sadness, and yet with hope in the resurrection, that I announce the passing of Elaina Petlichkoff (Sam Petlichkoff's granddaughter). Visitation will be on Wednesday, June 26th from 2 - 8 p.m. at Voran Funeral Home, 23701 Ford Road, Dearborn 48128. Also visitation will be on Thursday, June 27th at 9:30 a.m. with the Funeral at 10 a.m. at Church of the Divine Child, 1055 N. Silvery Lane, Dearborn, 48128.
--- October 25, 2018
It’s with great sadness, and yet with hope in the resurrection, that I announce the untimely passing of Fr. James’ and Popadia Pat’s daughter Daria.
--- October 1, 2018
It is with bright sadness and hope in the risen Lord that I inform you of the passing of Joseph Galofaro. For his memorial plans please click here.
--- July 4th, 2018
It is with bright sadness and hope in the risen Lord that I inform you of the passing of Helen Arnaut. There will be an memorial service on August 19th, 2018 at St. Paul Orthodox Cathedral.
--- June 3rd, 2018
It is with bright sadness and hope in the risen Lord that I inform you of the passing of Ann Zakarian. There will be an memorial service on July 8th, 2018 at St. Paul Orthodox Cathedral.
--- May 28th, 2018
It is with bright sadness and hope in the risen Lord that I inform you of the passing of Daria Tsakoff. Visitation will be at Stanley Turowski Funeral Home located at 25509 W. Warren Road, Dearborn Heights, MI, 48127, from 2:00pm to 8:00pm on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, with a panichida at 7:00pm. Funeral services will be held at St. Paul Orthodox Cathedral located at 700 N. Beech Daly Road, Dearborn Heights, MI, 48127 on Wednesday, May 30, in-state at 10:00am until the time of funeral service at 10:30am. The family asks that donations be made either to St. Paul Orthodox Cathedral in Dearborn Heights, or the Macedonian Patriotic Organization located at 124 W. Wayne Street, Fort Wayne, IN, 46802, in her memory.
--- April 25th, 2018
It is with bright sadness and hope in the risen Lord that I inform you of the passing of Donald Travis Jr. For his memorial plans please click here.
This year we are not having a Christmas Eve evening liturgy, we will be having liturgy at 10am on Christmas Day, 12/25.
We are having a Christmas pancake breakfast on December 18th, 2016
We are having a bake sale on December 10th, 2016 from 10am to 2pm!
We are having a parish Thanksgiving dinner on November 6th, 2016, tickets $15/person with children under 12 free.
--- October 29th, 2016
Hello everyone, I regret to inform you of the passing of Jordan Tanisoff this morning around 6:15am.
All visitation and funeral services to be conducted at St. Paul Cathedral.
Visitation will be tomorrow afternoon from 3-8:30 with a panichida at 6pm.
Funeral service is scheduled for Monday morning, 10/31, at 11am. Monday visitation will be at 10-11am.
We are having a breakfast fundraiser on October 23rd 2016, $10 per person
Click here for a prayer booklet for the sick and the suffering.
--- February 17th, 2016
Leo Kyko passed away Monday morning. At the request of the family, a brief memorial service is to be held at the Crane Funeral Home on Goddard Ave. in Romulus following visiting hours of 10:00-12:00 this Thursday morning.
--- January 19th, 2016
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--- November 19th, 2015
It is with bright sadness and hope in the risen Lord that I inform you of the passing of Fr. Frank Timpko. For his memorial plans please click here.
--- April 30th, 2015
Fr. Roman Braga, of Holy Dormition Monastery, passed away after a long battle with cancer. For his memorial plans please click here.
--- March 29th, 2015
We recently had a presentation on Orthodoxy and Islam, click here for the slideshow.
--- February 24th, 2015
From: Richard J. Shebib - President COCC
Glory to Jesus Christ!
Dear Fathers and all Orthodox Faithful
Please find two youtube channels that I have been populating with videos to fulfill the mission of the Council of Orthodox Christian Churches (COCC).
If you go to youtube.com and type in the search window the following addresses you will find all informational, charity, prayer, fellowship and educational videos
I have published for the COCC.
The 2 channels are: COCCTELCOM and The Gospel Truth with Fr. Jim King
The mission of the council is to promote Orthodoxy through education, charity, outreach, prayer and fellowship.
We accomplish our mission through a number of programs we organize and by publishing our bi-monthly publication "Good Work" and with Youtube videos we produce to inform you of what is going on in our community.
Please see our most recent videos a lecture on one of the Desert Fathers "St. Moses the Black 'A Model of Repentance.'"
Also, Please pass these channels on to all on your email list and ask them to do the same. Let's help everyone enjoy these videos.
We wish you a Blessed Lenten Journey to Pascha.
--- Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
Father Robert recently gave a talk at the 3rd Annual Winter Dinner Fundraiser for Holy Dormition Monastery on Thoughts and their relation to Worship in the Church. Click here to listen to it. You can find a list of all of the speakers and their topics here
Our bishop recently gave a talk ("Orthodoxy and Nationalism") in Flint, click here to listen.
---Thursday, January 15th, 2015
Dear Faithful of St. Paul Cathedral:
It is with bright sadness and a heavy heart that we announce the repose into eternal life of Dn. Basil Frenchek.
Fr. Dn. Basil passed away painlessly and peacefully from complications related to his cancer this afternoon.
The funeral arrangements for Dn. Basil are as follows: On Friday, 1/23, Dn. Basil will lie in repose at St. Paul Cathedral from 5:00PM until 7:00PM; atwe will celebrate the funeral service. morning, will celebrate the Divine Liturgy for Dn. Basil’s repose followed by internment at Holy Dormition monastery. A meal will be served at the monastery following internment.
O God of spirits and of all flesh, Who has trampled down death and overthrown the Devil, and given life to Your world, do You, the same Lord, give rest to the souls of Your departed servant, the Deacon Basil, in a place of brightness, a place of refreshment, a place of repose, where all sickness, sighing, and sorrow have fled away. Pardon every transgression which he has committed, whether by word or deed or thought. For You are a good God and You love mankind; because there is no man who lives yet does not sin, for You only art without sin, Your righteousness is to all eternity, and Your word is truth. For You are the Resurrection, the Life, and the Repose of Your servants who have fallen asleep, O Christ our God, and unto You we ascribe glory, together with Your Father, who is from everlasting, and Your all-holy, good, and life-creating Spirit, now and ever unto ages of ages. Amen.
Click here to watch a video interview that Father Robert did about what it means to be human, according to the Orthodox Church.