Liturgical Schedule

Divine Liturgy: Sunday 10:00 AM (please join us for food and fellowship following Sunday Liturgy)

Thursday 9:00 AM.
Vespers: 7:00 PM on Wednesdays outside the Great Fast (please check the announcements)
Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts: 7:00 PM every Wednesday and Friday through the Great Fast
Feast Days: 7:00 PM on weekdays and 10:00 AM on Saturdays (please check the announcements)

Sacramental Life

Reconciliation: 30 minutes prior to any scheduled service or by appointment. In front of the icon of Christ or in the north transept either one, except when the church is busy then confession is only offered in the north transept.
Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist: Please notify the pastor when a child is born/adopted to arrange the dates for the proper prayers and blessings in addition to the baptism.
Marriage: Please notify the pastor at least six months before the anticipated date to allow for adequate preparation for this lifetime commitment.
Visiting the Sick: Please notify the pastor if a family member is in the hospital or unable to attend services due to illness and would like a visit. It is the responsibility of the immediate family to notify the pastor.
Funerals: Please notify the parish office before making arrangements with a funeral director.

Full Parish Catechesis

2019-2020 Dates: ALL: Sept 8, Oct 13, Nov 10, Dec 15 – Cancelled, Jan 12, Feb 9, Mar 22, May 3. KIDS Only: Sept 29, Oct 27, Nov 17, Jan 26, Feb 23, Mar 29, Apr 19, May 17. 
Schedule: Meet in the church at 11:30, after a brief meal in the parish hall. Classes run until 1:00. Help with food, art, environment, and supplies are always appreciated. Visitors and newcomers are welcome!


We are always welcoming to volunteers as there is always a need for Christian service. You will find that in volunteering, there is satisfaction, fulfillment, joy and strength. Our doors are always open. Call (972) 370-4700

Parish Registration

Conversion: Our doors are open for everyone! If you are considering converting to Catholicism, you are invited to discuss with the pastor the process and any needed preparation.
Reversion: Welcome home! If you are a non-practicing Catholic, you are invited to discuss your return to sacramental life in the fullness of the church with the pastor.
New Parishioners: To help us serve you better, new parishioners are asked to fill out a registration card which can be obtained from the pastor.


Please buy Manna Cards and support your church. Manna Cards  generate profit for the church at no cost to you! Please contact Daria to place an order.
Kroger Neighbor to Neighbor Program: St. Sophia’s NPO number is FG687. Please register online at Remember: your purchases will not count until after your card is registered. It costs no extra money for the parishioners to participate but gives the parish a percentage from your purchases. Last year it was very successful and the parish benefited greatly from it. Thank you for supporting your church!
St. Sophia has a Good Neighbor Tom Thumb reward account. Please go to the customer service desk and ask them to connect your reward card to Good Neighbor account 9448. At no cost to you, 1% of your purchase will go to St. Sophia.

Contact Us

The Reverend Pavlo Popov
Parish Phone/Fax: 972-370-4700

Contact Us Email Addresses

Father Pavlo Blessing Students

Liturgical Calendar

  • Sun., Mar. 29, Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great at 10:00am;
  • Wed., Apr. 1, Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts at 6:00pm;
  • Fri., Apr. 3, Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts at 6:00pm;
  • Sun., Apr. 5, Palm Sunday: Divine Liturgy at 10:00am;
  • Mon., Apr. 6, Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts at 6:00pm;
  • Tue., Apr. 7, Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts at 6:00pm;
  • Wed., Apr. 8, Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts at 6:00pm;
  • Thur., Apr. 9, Passion Matins at 6:00pm;
  • Fri., Apr. 10, Passion Vespers with the placing of the Holy Shroud at 6:00pm;
  • Sun., Apr. 12, Pascha: Removal of the Holy Shroud at 8:45am; Resurrection Matins at 9:00am; Divine Liturgy at 10:00am;
  • Mon., Apr. 13, Divine Liturgy at 10:00am;
  • Tue., Apr. 14, Divine Liturgy at 10:00am;
  • Sun., Apr. 19, Thomas Sunday: Divine Liturgy at 10:00am;
  • Sun., Apr. 26, Divine Liturgy at 10:00am;
  • Sun., May 3, Divine Liturgy at 10:00am;


  • Live stream of the liturgical services can be done via Facebоok or Zoom. For Facebook live stream please become a friend of St. Sophia Parish group. St. Sophia Parish group is open to public as well: For Zoom live stream please join Zoom Meeting at the time of the service at
  • We humbly ask you to continue to support your parish in these challenging times. Your sacrificial giving is critical for St. Sophia’s financial obligations and survival. You can donate by going straight to the St. Sophia PayPal account by clicking on this link below Or on the top section with the list of pages at the very right you will see Donate button. When you go to that page, you will have to click on the donate image which in turn will connect you to the PayPal donation services. You do not need to have an account with PayPal. You can donate using you credit/debit card.
  • All interested in deepening their faith are invited to the parish Bible group “Jesus is the Way, Truth and Life.” For more information please talk to Maria Zvereva at (847) 571-5996.
  • Reminder: During Great Fast faithful are especially called to pay extra attention to fasting, giving alms and praying. Questions/concerns? – please talk to Fr. Pavlo.
  • CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE! Parochial Catechesis: catechetical classes in our parish for all ages. Classes will take place once a month on Sun. after the Divine Liturgy. Classes for adults will be offered in Ukrainian and English. Next Kids only Session is on Feb. 23, and all Parish session is on Feb. 9, 2020. Please talk to Fr. Pavlo for more detailed information or if you would like to enroll into catechetical program.
  • The Sisters of St. Basil are again inviting volunteers to come to western Ukraine next summer and teach English to middle school children at their one-week English Catechetical Summer Day Camps. For more information, please contact Sr. Ann Laszok at 412: 260-1607, or by email at:
  • Important notice!!! New Star is on line. As of now, this is the only option. You may access our official eparchial publication at You may print the entire issue on 8 ½” x 11” paper. It is your choice for color or not, single-side or double sided. You may choose only one language or both, it is up to you. Or, you may read it from your monitor, and/or store it on your computer for further reference. If you do not have access to a computer or internet, please inform Fr. Pavlo.
  • School of Ukrainian Studies “Ridna Shkola” offers classes for children and adults! For more detailed information please contactMaria Zvereva at (847) 571-5996 or
  • Parishioners that are home bound: If you or a member of your family cannot make it to Church, І would be more than pleased to visit at your home, in the hospital, at a nursing home, or any other place. It is no inconvenience at all. Please be sure to let me know and we can schedule a visit.
  • Kroger Neighbor to Neighbor Program: St. Sophia’s NPO number is FG687. Please re-register online at –> Community –> Kroger Community Rewards –> Reenroll Now/Sign In. REMEMBER, your purchases WILL NOT count toward our church until after your card is registered. It costs no extra money for the parishioners to participate but gives the parish a percentage from your purchases. Thank you for supporting your church!
  • Reminder: Parents of the young children, please make sure to check on the play room after kids are done playing there. We need to keep that room clean so that next week our children can continue to play there.
  • Reminder: Mystery of Confession should be received by all faithful Christians on a regular basis or whenever the conscience is burdened, and at the very least during the Great Fast and Pascha season. If you have not availed yourself of this life-giving sacrament, please be sure to do so. To schedule a confession, please talk to Fr. Pavlo.
  • Please join us for coffee and sweets after the Divine Liturgy.