Slava Isusu Christu! Glory to Jesus Christ!
Welcome to the Cathedral of St Michael the Archangel!
We are the Cathedral Church of Bishop Kurt J. Burnette for the Eparchy of Passaic.
We are a Byzantine Catholic Church in full communion with the universal Catholic Church.
We offer services in two locations:
St Michael the Archangel Byzantine Catholic Cathedral in Passaic will host a prayer service before the miraculous icon known as “Mary, Helper of Mothers,” on Wednesday, January 29, at 7:30pm. The Most Rev. Kurt Burnette, Bishop of the Eparchy of Passaic, will preside. The icon, known as the “Albazinskaya” from its place of origin on the borderlands between Russia and China, is especially beloved by women who struggle with infertility or difficult pregnancies. St Michael’s Cathedral welcomes our Christian neighbors to join in this worship service consisting entirely of biblical readings, psalms and canticles in English. Spanish service books will also be available. St Michael’s Cathedral is located at 96 1stStreet in Passaic, NJ. Parking is available in two lots accessible from 1stStreet or Market Street. For further information contact the Cathedral Office at 973-777-2553 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
We bless water every year on the feast of the Theophany to commemorate our Lord's baptism in the Jordan, the revelation of the Holy Trinity, and the renewal of our own baptism. Father then brings the newly-blessed Jordan water to parishioners' homes over the course of the month for a special house blessing.
We thank Mayor Richard Rigolioso, Town Manager Tom Duch, and the Chief and Officers of the Garfield Police Force for their hospitality as we blessed the Passaic River from the Thomas J. Duch River Walk in Garfield today for the feast of the Theophany.
St Michael's Chapel is now ready for Christmas. Thanks to the few and faithful volunteers who came out to help!
Our youngest parishioners were a great help in decorating the Cathedral. Our 117 year old sanctuary dresses up nicely for the holidays. Come visit and see for yourself!
We were delighted to welcome our neighbors from around Passaic to give thanks to God. Bishop Kurt presided, Fr. Jack served the Moleben, Subdeacon Bryan Scotton and Pastor Brendan Gillen proclaimed readings, and Fr. Michael Fill of St John's Episcopal C - 11/24/19
What a wonderful day celebrating 129 years of faith, life, worship, and service! Thank you to all who helped make this day possible!