June 9, 2017

Wilmington celebrates its communicants


Eugene Serba

WILMINGTON, Del. – On Sunday, June 4, five children received their First Penance and Holy Eucharist during services at St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church in Wilmington, Del. The children had studied under Mary Kennedy to prepare for their first confession. Seen above are: the Rev. Volodymr Klanichka (pastor), Ms. Kennedy and the first communicants (from left): Elena Ivanna Bilyk, Sophia Andrea Bilyk, Sophia Mary Dingler, Zoryana Kaitlyn Hellenga and Phillip Serhiy Kuzhanov. After the 10 a.m. liturgy, a brief celebration was held for all in the church hall.