St. Michael's church photo

Welcome to St. Michael's Orthodox Church!

Founded: 1907

Diocese:  Diocese of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania

Deanery:  Frackville Deanery

Parish Highlights:

Frackville Deanery Lenten Mission Services

The Frackville Deanery will hold two Lenten Mission Services during the 2020 Lenten period. One will be held in our parish and the other will be held in St. Mary's Church in St. Clair. Details are available in this flyer and on the Service Schedule page.

Calendars and envelopes available

2020 Calendars and church envelopes are now available in the Vestibule!

Coat drive

Photo of donation submission to the United Way

This year, our parish collected $425 and 14 coats to donate to the Central Susquehanna Opportunities organization.

Our donation will help to provide coats to needy children in the Susquehanna Valley.

Clergy Appreciation Month

October is clergy appreciation month, and the second Sunday, October 13th, is nationally recognized as Pastor Appreciation Day.

Support for the United Way

Photo of donation submission to the United Way

Our parish is supporting the after-school program for at-risk children in the Mt. Carmel Area School District. The program is coordinated by the Greater Susquehanna Valley United Way, and our parishioners collected school supplies and cash for the to contribute to the effort.

The 5th and 6th grade students in this program are making Christmas cards for the parish to distribute to local nursing homes.

Shown in the photo are Stephanie Reitmeyer (GSVUW), Sandy Tosca (St. Michael’s), and Joanne Troutman (GSVUW).

Divine Liturgy for Transfiguration

On August 6, 2019, Father Ignatius Hunter celebrated Divine Liturgy for Transfiguration.

Pictures from the Divine Liturgy for Transfiguration Pictures from the Divine Liturgy for Transfiguration

Diocese Instagram page

The Diocese is now on Instagram! You can follow them @oca_doepa or OCA Diocese of Eastern PA.

Annual Basket Raffle

We are requesting assistance covering the cost of our annual basket raffle prizes. Any cash donations would be greatly appreciated!

The items needed to be covered include:

Palm Sunday

On March 21st, Father Ignatius Hunter celebrated Palm Sunday.

Palm Sunday image

Meet our 2019 Parish Council:

On March 17, 2019, our new Parish Council took the Oath of Office. The officers were elected at the annual parish meeting held on February 3rd. More pictures of the ceremony are available here

Parish council photo

Front row from left to right:  Sandy Tosca (President), Stephanie Peek (Assistant Secretary), Father Ignatius Hunter, Olga Thomas (Vice President), Julia Bushick (Auditor).

Back row from left to right:  Chris Mathias (Secretary), Leon Markovich (Assistant Treasurer), Andrei Nemoianu (Auditor), and Joe Tosca (Treasurer).