Feast of the Annunciation

March 25, 2022 0 Comments

Today is solemn Feast of the Annunciation The Divine Liturgy will be served today, Friday, March 25 at 5:30pm. The Feast of the Annunciation is the announcement of the Archangel Gabriel to Mary, that she had been chosen by the Lord among all women to be the Mother of God, and the incarnation of the …

International Women’s Day

March 8, 2022 0 Comments

Happy International Women’s Day! May Mary, the Holy and Great Mother of God intercede for all women and inspiring them in living out their vocation!

Protection of the Theotokos

October 1, 2021 0 Comments

Happy Feast of the Protection of the Theotokos! There is only one God, one Creator, one Savior, one Redeemer. Yet this one God has chosen to be friends with his creation. As St. Paul told us, he humbled himself to become a man, like us in every way except sin. There are many ways he …

Birthday of the Mother of God

September 8, 2021 0 Comments

Today is the first of the great feasts of the Church (liturgical) year with the commemoration of the birthday of our Most Holy Lady, The Theotokos and ever-virgin, Mary. As you know, every feast has a history and a meaning for us. Today’s feast is pointing our attention less to the birth of Mary, as …

Nativity of the Mother of God 2021

September 6, 2021 0 Comments

Your nativity, O Mother of God, heralded joy to the whole universe for from you rose the Sun of Justice, Christ our God taking away the curse, He imparted the blessings, and by abolishing death, He gave us everlasting life. Wednesday is the feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos however the parish observance of …

Mary is blessed

August 14, 2021 0 Comments

As we move closer to the feast of the Dormition of the Mother of God, let us consider the words of Pope Benedict XVI Mary is “blessed” because -totally, in body and soul and for ever- she became the Lord’s dwelling place. Mary does not merely invite our admiration and veneration, but she guides us, …

The Dormition Fast

August 2, 2021 0 Comments

From August 1 to August 14, the Byzantine Churches prepare for the feast of the Dormition (Assumption) of the Holy Theotokos with a period of prayer and fasting.