PARMA, Ohio – On Sunday, September 17, St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Parma, Ohio, joyfully continued the tradition of welcoming new altar boys at the altar. Following special prayers and vesting in their robes, they were presented with icons from the parish’s senior chapter of the Ukrainian Orthodox League, as well as certificates of recognition of their first day as altar servers. Pictured above (from left) are: Landon Mroczka, Kyrylo Mahlay and Tyler Widmor. Graduating altar servers were honored for their years of service with plaques of recognition. Pictured below are: Michael Parfejewiec, Matthew Greaves and Severyn Kushmeliuk. Also pictured are Father John Nakonachny, pastor, and Father Michael Hontaruk, assistant pastor. St. Vladimir currently has 15 altar servers who regularly serve at the two Sunday divine liturgies.
St. Vladimir Cathedral recognizes altar servers
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