St. Nicholas the Wonderworker - Victoria

Liturgy Times

Sun. 10:00am – Divine Liturgy (bilingual)

Tue.-Sat. 9:00am – Divine Liturgy

Sat. 6:00pm – Vespers

Pastoral Ministry and Holy Mysteries
Baptisms – by appointment
Marriages – six months notice should be given to the parish priest, and he should be contacted before any other arrangements are made
Funerals – by appointment
Confessions – 1/2 hour before Liturgy
Eucharist – for the sick – any time
Anointing – any time
Hospital Visits – any time

Antidoron

              Antidoron (from Greek, meaning “instead of the gifts”) is the remaining bread from a loaf of Prosphora, after the Lamb has been removed for the Holy Eucharist. Historically, it was distributed only to those who had not received ‘the Gifts’, Holy Communion so that they would receive a Blessing in place of Holy Communion, but this practice has changed over time and those present may receive Antidoron as a blessing. Antidoron is not Holy Communion. It is a way of participating in the worship for those who may not be prepared to receive the Holy Mysteries. Remember, Antidoron is not the Body of Christ but it is blessed and deserves our great respect. It should be received and consumed reverently, carefully and completely. Make sure that crumbs do not fall to the floor. If crumbs do fall, pick them up and consume them. As it is our custom to venerate the cross and the icons on the tetrapod, at the conclusion of the  Divine Liturgy, please receive a piece of Antidoron from the... read more

Calling Stewards of “Time”

Have you ever wondered what more can you do to help our parish? Here are some suggestions: * steward of church linen * * steward of cleaning church * * steward of grounds cleaning * * steward of property security * * steward of outreach * * steward of caring * * steward of prayer * * steward of service * Quite often, our homebound or senior members, once active in their younger years, want to find purpose in their senior years. It’s not only about doing but about “BEING” present to others. Contact Fr. Yuriy OR Darlene DeMerchant for more information. You will be amazed how “BEING” can make a... read more

St. Nicholas the Wonderworker catechism program

“And they were bringing to Him also the infants, in order that He may be touching them; but after the disciples saw it, they rebuked them. But Jesus called them to Himself and said, Let alone the little children to come to Me, and cease hindering them; for of such is the kingdom of God.” We are happy to welcome all children to our St. Nicholas The Wonderworker catechism program. Weekly classes are scheduled Sunday morning during Divine Liturgy. We want your children to learn more about their Catholic faith, sacred scripture, feast days, and religious practices and customs of the Ukrainian Catholic church. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Marian Chalifoux at... read more

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