St Ann Melkite Holy Week Services 2023

April 2, 2023 0 Comments

Monday, April 3, Bridegroom Service at 5:30 pm Tuesday, April 4, Anointing Service at 5:30 pm Wednesday, April 5, Last Supper Service at 5:30 pm Thursday, April 6, Passion Gospels at 5:30 pm Friday, April 7, Descent from the Cross at 12 noon Friday, April 7, Funeral Service of Christ (Epitaphios Service) at 6:00 pm …

Schedule for Great Lent 2023

February 17, 2023 0 Comments

Schedule for Great Fast (Lent): It begins with Forgiveness Vespers on Sunday, February 19 at 5:30 pm. Every Wednesday: Holy Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts at 5:30 pm (check bulletin to make this service is offered) Every Friday: Compline and Akathist at 5:30 pm (check bulletin to make this service is offered) Feast of the Annunciation …

Ascension of the Lord, 2022

May 26, 2022 0 Comments

The Divine Liturgy for the feast of the Ascension will be served on May 26, at 5:30 p.m. The ascension is our hope for deification. The Word of God came among us and took on our human nature in all it fullness, except for sin, and in the ascension takes this human nature to glory …

Leave-taking of Easter and Ascension of the Lord

May 24, 2022 0 Comments

Divine Liturgy: Leave-taking of Easter: Wednesday, May 25, at 5:30 pm. This is the last day of Pascha for Christians of the Byzantine tradition. Divine Liturgy: Feast of the Ascension: Thursday, May 26, at 5:30 pm.

Pascha Homily of Saint John Chrysostom

May 2, 2022 0 Comments

Traditionally this homily of the great bishop of Constantinople, St. John Chrysostom is read at the Easter Vigil. In fact, the Church asks that the priest make this homily his own in the sense that the theology St. John speaks is the authentic, orthodox teaching of the Church. The experience of the saint of the …

Blessed Pascha 2022

April 17, 2022 0 Comments

Cover image is that of the Gospel of Tsaishi, 17th century, silver foil, 24 x 20 x 4.5 cm, Georgia Cultural History Museum, T’bilisi, Georgia.

Great and Week 2022

April 14, 2022 0 Comments

Glory to Jesus Christ! The drama of Holy Week slowly intensifies as we walk with the Lord along the path of our salvation. This is the week that has changed the course of history. Here is our schedule for prayer. Thursday: April 14, Passion Gospels at 5:30 pm Friday: April 15, Descent from the Cross …