New Icon at St. Michael Church

A new icon has been added to the nave of St. Michael’s church. Many thanks to our own iconographer Zoya Sheglov! Zoya presented the icon on January 7, 2024. The icon was blessed with the waters from the feast of Theophany. The icon is of Saint John Maximovitch Bishop of Shanghai and Archbishop of San Francisco. May God grant Zoya Many Years.

January Outreach – Scarves Tying

Thanks to the homeschool group for distributing scarves in Main St Hyannis on Saturday, January 6 in anticipation of cold and snow. The Stewart and Moeck families were a force!!! Thanks for the efforts of Vicky Abodeely who has been knitting all year!

Please join the outreach group on January 28 after church for an exploratory discussion about future projects!!! See Macrina or Soraya if you have questions.

White Elephant Boutique & Bake Sale – Thank You!

Thanks to all who baked, manned tables for the sale, donated items, purchased items and to those who fed volunteers: Katya, Julia, Anastasia, Galina, Michelle, Colleen, Anya, Chris, Pauline and her sister Martha, Annie, Natalie, Soraya, Hadley, Aubrey, Aurora, Max, Ben, Alli, Rick, Subdeacon Joe, Fr. James & Kh. Valerie. Thanks to Ana Procopeuco who donated a beautiful handmade wool shawl for the raffle – congratulations to Julia Shanghina Petitt who won this item. Thanks to Pauline Rassias who donated an original oil painting by Cape Cod artist Sandra Sedell – congratulations to Soraya Bandeli who won this item.
Special thanks to Pauline, Chris, Mary, Natalie and Soraya for organizing the tables and pricing all the items during the week leading up to the event. Thanks to Eric Ayoub who drove down from Boston to direct traffic in the rain. To Chris Rassias and Eric for getting our signs in from the rain. Thanks to Judy Crocker and Oscar Crocker for creating our flier and advertising.
GREAT thanks to all who stayed Sunday to help pack everything up and get the hall back in order: Pauline, Chris, Alex, Colleen, Max, Aurora, Michelle, Hadley, Olga, Sophia, Jacob, Rick and Soraya. Thanks to Rick & Soraya who filled their cars with lots of boxes. We have a bit to go. If you can grab a few boxes or fill your truck to take to your local donation center or swop shop, we will be back to normal by Sunday Nov 26.
This was an amazing group effort and we are grateful for all your support. May God bless you all.

Bishop John – November 7, 2023 Sermon for the Synaxis of the Archangel Michael & other Bodiless Powers

On the evening of November 7 the Bishop and clergy from around New England came to St. Michael’s to celebrate the feast day of Saint Michael the Archangel, Patron Saint and protector of our church. We gathered for Orthos, Liturgy, and a meal. Clergy in attendance were Bishop John, Fr. Leonard Faris from Lowell, Fr. Joseph Kimmet from Norwood, Fr. Antony Hughes from Cambridge, Fr. Milad Selim from Worcester, Fr. Ephraim Hastings from Lawrence, Fr. Michael Heningham from Ludlow, Fr. Timothy Curren from Centerville, and Dn. David Galambos from W. Roxbury.


Many Thanks to Zoya Sheglov for the New Icon

A new icon has been added to the St. Michael iconostasis. Many thanks to our own iconographer Zoya Sheglov! Bishop JOHN blessed the icon on September 30t, 2023. The icon has been placed above the Royal Doors. The side with the Mystical Supper is facing the congregation, and the other side with the Trinity is facing the altar.

Ordination of Dn. James Irving to the Holy Priesthood – September 30, 2023

Axios! He is worthy! Moustahiq!

On Saturday, September 30, 2023, Deacon James Irving was ordained to the Holy Priesthood by His Grace Bishop JOHN at St. Michael the Archangel Church in Cotuit. Fr. James is assigned as the Pastor of St. Michael’s by His Eminence Metropolitan Saba. AXIOS to Fr. James, Kh. Valerie and their children Alison, Paul & Ben. May God grant them many years!

Backpack Blessings 2023 Thank You!

Backpacks for kids from Cataumet Village Shelter were filled with supplies and delivered along with trash cans. Thank you so much for donating time, supplies, and money.