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63rd Annual St. Nicholas Celebration

Moleben at 3 PM

Social Hour at 4 PM

Dinner at 5 PM

Benefits the Byzantine Catholic Seminary

The annual Saint Nicholas Celebration will be celebrating its 63rd anniversary this year. The event for the Byzantine Catholic Seminary of Saints Cyril & Methodius, will take place on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at Saint John Cathedral and Center in Munhall, PA. This is the only event of the year which is held for the Seminary’s benefit.

Preceding the social and dinner, a Moleben to St. Nicholas will be celebrated in the Cathedral. 

As in the past, a commemorative program booklet for this annual Archieparchial observance will be published. Your contribution as a sponsor helps ensure the present and future of the Archeparchy and Metropolitan Church. We look forward to adding your name to this year’s generous group of supporters.

Below are links to the Contributing Sponsor and Reservation Forms.

The menu for this year's event includes: Wedding Soup, Tossed Salad, Chicken Romano, Saffron Risotto, Green Beans Almondine and Homemade Baked Goods for dessert. There will be a separate dinner selection for children age 12 & under. Tickets for the event are $40 per adult and $18 per child age 12 and under. Once again this year, Fr. Andrew Deskevich will be selling holiday rolls (nut, poppyseed, apricot and apricot/nut) at the event, with the proceeds benefitting the Seminary.

The Candlelight Duo will be the musical performers at this year's event.

To make it easier, you can now complete and pay by credit card for both the Sponsor and Reservation forms via the links below. Select the form you would like to complete & pay for and follow the on-screen prompts.

All sponsorships and ticket reservations must be received no later than Monday, November 18, 2019

We extend our sincere gratitude for your consideration of this very worthy cause.

Fraternally yours in the Lord,
Saint Nicholas Celebration Committee