Saints Peter & Paul Orthodox Church

109 Grand Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302

Martyred Bishop Metropolitan Vladimir

First Martyred Bishop Metropolian

First Martyred Bishop Metropolitan Vladimir of Kiev and Galich was the first martyred hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church. He was martyred in 1918 and his day of commemoration is January 25th.
The icon is offered in memory of Mark Mirov.

Protection of Mother of God

Divine Liturgy 9:30 AM

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The Protection of our Most Holy Lady the Mother of God and Ever-Virgin Mary
Commemorated on October 1


The Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos: “Today the Virgin stands in the midst of the Church, and with choirs of Saints she invisibly prays to God for us. Angels and Bishops venerate Her, Apostles and prophets rejoice together, Since for our sake she prays to the Eternal God!”

This miraculous appearance of the Mother of God occurred in the mid-tenth century in Constantinople, in the Blachernae church where her robe, veil, and part of her belt were preserved after being transferred from Palestine in the fifth century.

On Sunday, October 1, during the All Night Vigil, when the church was overflowing with those at prayer, the Fool-for-Christ St Andrew (October 2), at the fourth hour, lifted up his eyes towards the heavens and beheld our most Holy Lady Theotokos coming through the air, resplendent with heavenly light and surrounded by an assembly of the Saints. St John the Baptist and the holy Apostle John the Theologian accompanied the Queen of Heaven. On bended knees the Most Holy Virgin tearfully prayed for Christians for a long time. Then, coming near the Bishop’s Throne, she continued her prayer.
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Welcome to Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church in Jersey City, New Jersey, We are Orthodox community serving Northeastern New Jersey in the Diocese of New York and New Jersey of the Orthodox Church in America (OCA). We warmly welcome all who are searching for a church that is in unchanging continuity with the Church of the Apostles and where they may find the purity of the Apostolic Faith.

Father Joseph Lickwar 201.434.1986 and (FAX) 201.434.1210
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Upcoming services

Events on October 14, 2015
Starts: 7:00 pm
Ends: October 14, 2015 - 8:00 pm
Location: Church, Grand Street Jersey City NJ
Events on October 17, 2015
Starts: 6:00 pm
Ends: October 17, 2015 - 7:00 pm
Location: 109 Grand St, Jersey City, NJ 07302, USA
Events on October 18, 2015
Divine Liturgy
Starts: 9:30 am
Ends: October 18, 2015 - 11:00 am
Location: 109 Grand Stteet Jersey City NJ USA
Description: Sunday Orthodox Liturgy
Events on October 18, 2015
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Starts: 11:00 am
Ends: October 18, 2015 - 12:00 pm