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Stay connected to your parish and continue to worship during the season of the Fast.  Liturgical services will be available on St Michael's Cathedral Passaic YouTube channel both as live streams and as archives you may access whenever you wish.  Copy this URL to your browser: or simply search "St Michael's Cathedral Passaic" on YouTube.  

This week we will broadcast:

Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts, Friday, April 3, at 12noon.

Divine Liturgy of Lazarus Saturday, April 4, at 9am.

The Cathedral will be open for private prayer and Confession on Saturday, April 4, from 10am until noon.

Divine Liturgy of Palm Sunday, Sunday, April 5, at 9am. Palms and willows will be blessed today for distribution at a later time.

Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts, Great and Holy Wednesday, April 8, at 12 noon.

Vespers with Liturgy of St Basil, Great and Holy Thursday, April 9, at 7:00pm.

Strasti Matins with Twelve Passion Gospels, Great and Holy Friday, April 10, at 9am.

Vespers with the Holy Shroud, Great and Holy Friday, April 10, at 3pm.

Jerusalem Matins, Great and Holy Saturday, April 11, at 9am.

Paschal Matins and Divine Liturgy of Pascha, Easter Sunday, April 12, at 9am.


Bishop's Kurt's Directives for the Pandemic: March 31, 2020

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's Cathedral, 96 1st Street,  Passaic NJ
St Michael's Cathedral, 96 1st Street, Passaic NJ
St Michael's Cathedral, 96 1st Street, Passaic NJ
St Michael's Chapel, 415 Lackawanna Avenue, Woodland Park, NJ
St Michael's Chapel, 415 Lackawanna Avenue, Woodland Park, NJ
St Michael's Chapel, 415 Lackawanna Avenue, Woodland Park, NJ

St Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic School Supports St Michael's Food Pantry

Our Food Pantry welcomed some wonderful neighbors today!  Fr. Andriy Dudkevych, Sister Ileana ssmi, and some of the eighth grade students at St Nicholas Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in Passaic came by to deliver the food they had recently collected in their food drive.  They chose to offer the food to our needy neighbors through St MIchael's Food Pantry and we are grateful!  Thank you  to Fr. Andriy, Sr. Ileana, and all the students at St Nicholas School!  Food Pantry co-ordinators Helena and Paul DeKeukelaere were on hand to accept the gift and to welcome our guests.

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The Theotokos Helper of Mothers Visits St Michael

The Albazinskaya Theotokos, known as "Helper of Mothers" began her tour around the parishes of the New Jersey Syncellate on Wednesday, January 29, with devotions at St Michael's Cathedral.  Bishop Kurt presided and many of the clergy of the Syncellate attended with their families.  The faithful were invited to receive special blessings from all the priests in attendance after venerating the icon.

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THEOPHANY 2020: Great Sanctification of Water

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.

Blessing the Passaic River, January 6, 2020

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.

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Breakfast with St Nicholas, December 7, 2019


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

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What a wonderful day celebrating 129 years of faith, life, worship, and service!  Thank you to all who helped make this day possible!

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ECF: Faith Formation for Children begins Sunday, September 15, following the 11am Liturgy at St Michael's Chapel!

Download the registation form for ECF here: files/ECF-Registration-2019.pdf (32kb)