Generations Of Faith Program honors Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky

On Sunday, November 29, 2015 the memory of the Venerable of God, Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky, was honored at the seventh “Generations of Faith,” religious education program sponsored by Assumption Parish in Perth Amboy, NJ.  Over 100 parishioners and guests of all ages gathered in the church hall to learn about “Heroic Virtues" of the Venerable Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky. The day was filled with interest, food, great enthusiasm and good fellowship.   During the presentation our parishioners learned that Assumption parish has a very rich past and one of the most memorable events was a visit by Metropolitan Andrey to our parish in December, 1921. He inspired the early parish community to persevere in its mission to establish a strong spiritual community of Ukrainian Catholics in Perth Amboy. After his visit numerous organizations were founded and plans for the parish school were set for the future.   Our parishioners Mrs. Melanie Fedynyshyn, President of St. Ann’s Society, and Mrs. Olha Lytvyn, a recent parishioner and a  graduate student of  the Ukrainian Catholic University, Lviv, prepared and delivered an outstanding  presentation on one of the great lions of the 20th century – Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky.  Oleksiy Lytvyn’s slideshow on the life of Metropiltan Andrey was also a great addition to the lively and memorable presentation.. Thank you to speakers and all volunteers  for giving your time, talents and passions to this important task of educating us about the Metropolitan’s wisdom, courage, and holiness. At the conclusion of the program, a prayer was offered by everyone for the successful completion of the beatification process for Venerable of God, Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky.