Prayer For Doctors and Nurses

March 19, 2020 0 Comments

In these days of the Coronavirus there is a keen human need to be connected, in an intimate way, even more with the Lord of Life, the Divine Physician. Here is a Prayer For Doctors and Nurses. O Lord Jesus Christ our God, Lover of Mankind, Physician of our souls and bodies, who didst bear …

Divine Liturgy and Lenten Services cancelled

March 18, 2020 0 Comments

Divine Liturgy and all Lenten Services are cancelled until the end of March. We will evaluate the status of the Coronavirus at that time. The Saint Jude shrine is open 24 hours a day. Father Dennis is available for Confession and Holy Communion at any time. In the meantime please continue to pray. Father Dennis …

Bishop Nicholas’ guidelines the Coronavirus

March 18, 2020 0 Comments

Dear Clergy and Laity of the Eparchy of Newton Christ is among us! He is and always will be! This greeting at the Kiss of Peace in the Divine Liturgy affirms our strong belief that the Lord is with us always and everywhere; and yes, even during the Coronavirus pandemic. He remains with us, and …

Melkite Seminarians

March 17, 2020 0 Comments

Support our Seminarians During the Great Fast, consider daily prayer and financial support for our seminarians, the Readers Riley, Christopher, and Mikhael. Please give generously to the men who are studying to be our priests in the Eparchy of Newton.

The Holy Cross

March 15, 2020 0 Comments

We are near to the mid-point of Great Lent. The Church today celebrates the Holy Cross. What follows below is a piece by Orthodox Father Alexander Schmemann. The third Sunday of Holy and Great Lent is called The Veneration of the Cross.” . . . We are on the one hand, the physical and spiritual …

Addressing the coronavirus

March 15, 2020 0 Comments

Guidance from Bishop Nicholas on the coronavirus situation. Reverend and dear Hierarchs, Fathers, and Deacons, His Grace, Bishop NICHOLAS, in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, issues the following guidance: 1. He does not plan to cancel Liturgies around the Eparchy. 2. Holy Communion should continue to be distributed as always, in the mouth, by …

Prayers for Evelyn Moreno

March 11, 2020 0 Comments

His Excellency, Bishop Paul Chomnycky, OSBM (Eparchy of Stamford, Ukrainian) writes to ask for prayers for Evelyn Moreno Please be informed that as a result of a very unfortunate accident after a grease fire in the kitchen, Mrs. Evelyn Moreno, wife of Fr. Robert Moreno, sustained severe burns on 40 % of her body. She …