The Blessing of Cars and Motorcycles

July 22, 2021 0 Comments

The Blessing of Cars and Motorcycles in Honor of St Elias Sunday, July 25th, following the Liturgy at 10am. Bring your mode of transportation. July 20 is the Feast of the Prophet Elias (Elijah) the Thesbite. Sacred Scripture reveals that the holy Elias, who appeared with Moses speaking with Jesus on the Mountain of the …

Bishop Nicholas celebrates anniversary

July 6, 2021 0 Comments

Today, our shepherd, Bishop Nicholas celebrates the 32nd anniversary of his episcopal ordination. A significant anniversary for a sitting bishop and us in the USA. Archbishop Joseph Elias Tawil was the ordaining prelate. The Bishop, 77 his next birthday in August, has served the Melkite Church as a priest for 51 years. As bishop for …

Happy Birthday to Fr. Dennis

July 5, 2021 0 Comments

Today is Father Dennis’ birthday. Let us offer a prayer asking the Lord to share His many blessings upon Father Dennis. As William Shakespeare said, “And send him many years of sunshine days!” (Richard II: Act 4, Scene 1). May God grant Father Dennis many years!

St George

April 23, 2021 0 Comments

“You were true to your name, O warrior George, * for you took the cross of Christ upon your shoulders. * You ploughed well the land made barren by the deceits of the devil; * you rooted out the weeds of idol worship * and planted the vine of the true faith. * Therefore, your …

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 …

Pope’s prayer intention for August ’20

August 1, 2020 0 Comments

Let’s pray with Pope Francis this month keeping in mind the following intention: We pray for all those who work and live from the sea, among them sailors, fishermen and their families. The Apostleship of Payer