December 16, 2016

St. Nicholas visits Hillside parish


St. Nicholas poses with Hillside, N.J., parish children and the Rev. Vasyl Vladyka, parish administrator.

HILLSIDE, N.J. – St. Nicholas visited the children and parishioners of Immaculate Conception Ukrainian Catholic Church in Hillside, N.J., on Sunday, December 4.

The children honored St. Nicholas by presenting an inspiring bilingual holiday entertainment program that included Christmas music performed on the piano, clarinet, trumpet and saxophone, as well as several vocal selections of Christmas melodies. The Rev. Vasyl Vladyka, parish administrator, led the attendees in prayer and koliady. Russ Pencak served as liaison to St. Nicholas. Mike Szpyhulsky served as emcee.