On Christmas Eve, January 6th, 2019 the Assumption parish in Perth Amboy, NJ has sponsored a traditional Holy Supper (Sviaty Vechir ) for all parishioners and guests. Many tasty meatless dishes were prepared and shared. Filled with the spirit of the carols and poetry, more than 220 people truly enjoyed a traditional Christmas foods in anticipation of Christ’s birth. The parishioners shared a meal with one another while the parish choir “Boyan” and children sang beautiful carols, along with other songs of the season. The pastor Fr. Ivan Turyk and parishioners immensely enjoyed the visit of our bishop, Most Rev. Andriy Rabiy, Apostolic Administrator for Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia, who joined parishioners for the Holy Supper. After sharing a meal, His Excellency spoke thanking the choir and children for the songs and a Christmas play, commending Assumption parish for our faith and hard work, and encouraging us to spread the Christmas spirit and joy with other people. Thank you to the Holy Name members for sponsoring this event and for cooking lenten foods for us to share during the Christmas Eve supper. Thank you to St. Ann’s Society for sponsoring baked goods for Prosfora.