Assumption Catholic School 50th Anniversary Begins with Prayer

Assumption Catholic School’s students, facility and parishioners celebrate the 50th anniversary of the  school on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013. The parishioners,  faculty members and staff joined together with alumni  for the 4:30  p.m. Liturgy  (Mass)  celebrated by Metropolitan-Archbishop Stefan Soroka of the Philadelphia Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy, the  Most Rev. Bishop Bootkowski of the Metuchen Roman Catholic Diocese, the Archbishop Emeritus Stephen Sulyk, the former Pastor Rev. Roman Dubitsky, the Rev. Paul J. Makar and a current pastor and the school administrator Rev. Ivan Turyk. Among the honored guests present for the Liturgy were  Hon. Wilda Diaz, Mayor of Perth Amboy, NJ, the Superintendent of Schools Mrs. Ellen F. Ayoub and members of the Missionary Sisters of the Mother of God, who have staffed ACS  from its founding to the present day. Over the past 50 years, the school has thrived and expanded and now has an enrollment of 191 students and 10 full-time teachers. Many thanks to everyone who helped make the Assumption School’s 50th anniversary celebration so memorable. For more pictures from the 50th Anniversary Liturgy  and Banquet Celebration, please view pictures on our school’s website  at