St Nicholas coming to the parish

December 1, 2020 0 Comments

St Nicholas coming to the parish on December 6th. For the youth, “Why gold coins and not silver?” St Nicholas’ story tells of helping the father with his daughter’s dowries and he is known for having inherited great riches so gold coins show he gave great riches away. Get your shoes ready and ask St. …

The Holy First-called Apostle Andrew

November 30, 2020 0 Comments

The feast of St. Andrew is the beginning of a new relationship of God with his people. He is the first-called, the first follower of Christ particularly as Rabbi, as Messiah and Savior. What does it mean to be Christian? It means to follow Christ without hesitation and without selfishness. This feast is truly a …

Happy Thanksgiving 2020

November 26, 2020 0 Comments

Bishop Nicholas visits parish

November 22, 2020 0 Comments

Today we had a friendly pastoral visit from Bishop Nicholas. He served the Liturgy with Father Dennis; following the Liturgy he spent some time with parishioners in the parking lot (properly masked and distanced). Very happy that our Father of the Eparchy of Newton was among us in prayer and friendship. May God grant Bishop …

Sydney Archbishop and Melkites meet

November 22, 2020 0 Comments

The Latin Archbishop of Sydney, Anthony Fisher, OP, paid tribute to the Melkite Catholic community in Australia who donated a Cedar tree of Lebanon sapling which was planted alongside Bishop Robert Rabbat on the grounds of St Mary’s Cathedral, beside the entrance to the Crypt. On his Facebook page, Archbishop Fisher wrote: “We came together …

Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple

November 21, 2020 0 Comments

“And when the child was three years old, Joachim said: ‘Let us call the undefiled daughters of the Hebrews, and let each one take a lamp, and let these be burning, in order that the child may not turn back and her heart be enticed away from the temple of the Lord.’ And he did …

The Bishop’s Appeal

November 16, 2020 0 Comments

The Bishop’s Appeal: WE NEED YOU… to get personally involved in assuring our precious Melkite liturgy and tradition is passed on faithfully to future generations. Evangelization, education, seminary training, works of charity…the Bishop’s Appeal supports all of these and much more. Please respond with a generous heart. If you have not already sent your gift, …