Author: Mariana Karapinka

Event raises more than $100,000 for UCU PHILADELPHIA – A charity folk-ball “Perelaz” was held at St. Michael the Archangel Church in Jenkintown, Pa., on October 9. The event, the first of its kind in North American, attracted some 300 people and raised more than $100,000 for the Ukrainian Catholic University. “It’s a great honor to be the first place in America to continue a wonderful tradition like Perelaz in support of the Ukrainian Catholic University,” said Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia Andriy Rabiy of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church as he greeted guests. Event organizers had been planning to hold Perelaz…

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