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On Saturday morning, July 11, 2015, St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Dixonville, PA celebrated their 100th Anniversary. His Eminence, Metropolitan Antony and His Grace, Bishop Daniel lead the celebration with clergy, seminarians, and parishioners. We wish them many more years as trusted stewards of the Holy Orthodox Faith!
100th Anniversary of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Orthodox Church
In the early 1900’s people from the Ukraine began to immigrate to the US to find for themselves a better way of life. This brought Ukrainian people to the Dixonville area of Western Pennsylvania to work in the coal mines. Because they yearned for their own church in which to pray, a group of Ukrainian men met and formed the first body of our church in 1915. After having services in a local home for four years, they built a temple that was used until 1988. Now a century later, St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Dixonville, PA is ready to embark on the next 100 years of their existence.
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