Saints Peter and Paul Fast 2023 begins

June 5, 2023 0 Comments

Today, Monday, June 5, we begin the Fast of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul (ending on June 28). As with all major feasts there’s a period of spiritual preparation through the gestures of prayer, fasting and alms giving; all three deepen our conversion and discipleship with the Lord. This Apostles’ Fast can be observed …

Happy feast of the Ascension

May 18, 2023 0 Comments

Hope you have a blessed day! Reminder: Divine Liturgy tonight at 5:30 p.m. When you had fulfilled the plan of salvation for us and united the earthly with the heavenly, you were taken up in glory, O Christ our God. Never parting from us but remaining constantly, you proclaim to those who love you: I …

Sunday of Zacchaeus

January 22, 2023 0 Comments

Though there is no special office for this Sunday, it is commonly seen as the beginning of our preparation for the Feast of our Lord’s Resurrection. Today we must be Zacchaeus. When Jesus came to Jericho, “Now a man there named Zacchaeus, who was a chief tax collector and also a wealthy man, was seeking …

The catechetical year begins

October 11, 2022 0 Comments

The parish began a new year of catechesis of children on Saturday, October 8th, with the blessing of the Church through Father Dennis. The children are under the guidance of Joumana Hajj as the catechist. The theme of the catechetical year is The Gift of Christ (attached flyer). Adult Faith Formation is also beginning very …

2022-2023 Catechetical Year

September 3, 2022 0 Comments

Catechetical Sunday is coming up on September 18th, and our theme is the Gift of Christ: Poured Out for the Life of the World

Blessing of Fruit for the Transfiguration

August 7, 2022 0 Comments

Today, Father Roger prayed the prayers for the dead, a monthly devotion. Hence the presence of the antidoron. Also, grapes were blessed in honor of the feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord.

The Transfiguration of the Lord

August 5, 2022 0 Comments

The liturgical observance of the Feast of the Transfiguration will be celebrated this weekend. The traditional blessing for fruit for the Feast will happen at the conclusion of the Liturgy. “Christ took His disciples and went up on the mount, and there His face appeared shining. His vestments became white as snow, and one of …