The Nativity of Our Lord


Wishing you all a blessed feast of the Nativity of Our Lord and God and Savior Jesus Christ! Christ is Born! Glorify Him! Христос Рождається! Славімо Його! Καλά Χριστούγεννα! Merry Christmas!

DECEMBER 24 – Christmas Eve – Great Compline and Matins – 7 PM

DECEMBER 25 – The Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ – Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom – 9 AM

Come and join us!

Christmas Ethnic Food Sale – 2018

The pickup date for orders of our Annual Christmas Ethnic Food Sale has been postponed to a later date to be announced as soon as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused, but we assure all of our customers that their orders have been saved and will be filled as usual at the later pickup date. We THANK YOU for your understanding and cooperation in this matter! Orders are still being taken and may still be submitted via the order form below. Take the time and order some of our delicious Ukrainian, Polish and Slovak foods!

Our Mission receives matching grant!

We are pleased to announce that St. Innocent of Alaska Orthodox Mission has obtained a matching grant from the O’Connor Foundation in Hobart, NY to aid our building fund! All donations to our building fund will be matched dollar for dollar up to $10,000! We are very grateful to God for this blessing! Please help our Mission’s building fund! Any donation you make will be matched! To make a donation, use the “Make a Donation” link on the homepage of our website, or contact Fr. Vasil Dubee at 607-644-6432

We have recently purchased ten acres of land on Cemetery Hill Road in Oneonta which will be the future site of our NEW PERMANENT HOME! By the grace of God, we are in the beginning stages of building a new Orthodox church, rectory and parish hall. Please keep us in your prayers through this large task ahead of us.


Our future home site!


Timbering process

His Eminence, Archbishop Michael Visits Our Parish

His Eminence, Archbishop Michael presided at Great Vespers on the evening of Saturday, August 26th at 5:00 PM.

Hierarchical Liturgy began at 9:30 AM on Sunday, August 27th.  The Rev. Vasil Dubee was awarded the Nabedrenyk, a vestment symbolizing a shield that is awarded to priests. Father Vasil was also installed as the Rector of our parish and our annual parish picnic followed the divine services. Glory to God for such a beautiful day!