Welcome to our family - Ss. Peter and Paul Orthodox Church located in Bayonne, NJ. Our church is a parish of the Orthodox Church in America, Diocese of New York and New Jersey. It was founded in December 1922 by our Slavic ancestors from different parts of Eastern Europe. The Divine Services are in English.
Over the past 97 years, thousands of people have called Ss. Peter and Paul their home. Maybe this parish is the kind of spiritual home you have been searching for as well – please come and see, we would love to have you pray with us.
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Tuesday, 25 Jun 2019
Wednesday, 10 Jul 2019
MATCHING PLEDGE FOR SAINT ANDREW’S CAMP NEW BUILDING PROJECT
10 Jul 2019 at 11:32am
Wednesday, 17 Jul 2019
YOUTH DAY for NEW YORK CITY & NEW JERSEY DEANERIES
17 Jul 2019 at 7:38am
Today’s Special Offerings
Sanctuary Lamp offered by Fr. Sophrony Royer in memory of Wilfred Royer
Announcements & Events
There shall be a special collection today for the benefit of St. Andrew's Camp. Thank you in advance for your generosity!
See bulletin board for information on the pilgrimage to Alaska with Archbishop Michael in July 2020.
Fr. Sophrony shall be away from July23rd to August 3rd. In his absence, Fr. John Kluchko will serve as substitute at Divine Liturgy on Sunday, July 28, 2019. In the event of an emergency, call Fr. John Fencik at (201) 436-5549 or (201) 779-6604.
Tomorrow the interior walls and ceilings of the Orthodox Church of the Holy Transfiguration in Pearl River NY will begin a week-long process of receiving a cleaning and some fresh paint. by volunteers from throughout the New York-New Jersey Diocese under the name "Project Pearl River." Help is needed from all diocesan clergy, parishioners and friends in order for this project to be a success.
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Holy Apostles Peter and Paul are traditionally regarded as the leaders of the twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ.
Both St. Peter and
St Peter, the brother of St Andrew, was a fisherman on the sea of Galilee. He was married, and Christ healed his mother-in-law of a fever (Mt.8:14). He, with James and John, witnessed the most important miracles of the Savior's earthly life.
Despite his earlier recognition of Christ as the Son of God, he denied Him three times on the night before the Crucifixion. Therefore, after His Resurrection, the Lord asked Peter three times if he loved Him. Then He told Peter to feed His sheep (John 21:15-17).
After the descent of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost, St. Peter addressed the crowd (Acts 2:14), and performed many miracles in Christ's name. He baptized Cornelius, the first Gentile convert (Acts 10:48). He was cast into prison, but escaped with the help of an angel (Acts 5:19). St. Peter also traveled to many places in order to proclaim the Gospel message. He wrote two Epistles, which are part of the New Testament.
St. Peter was put to death in
At first, he was called Saul, and had persecuted the Church. He was present at the stoning of St. Stephen (Acts 7: 58). Then, on the road to