Mother of God –the Inexhaustible Cup

May 18, 2023 0 Comments

Today (May 18), is the commemoration of the wonder-working icon of the Mother of God “Inexhaustible Cup.” This icon has a special relevance for the cure of alcoholism and addictions. We ought to note the explicit Eucharistic symbolism of this icon. Many propose this icon for us as apropos for our societal needs!

St Athanasius and the Mother of God

May 2, 2023 0 Comments

Today, St Athanasius, bishop and saint of the 3rd century was highly influential helping the Church to navigate the many trials of the times, theological and social. St Athanasius, recognized as a Doctor of the Church, composed the following prayer to the Virgin Mary, the Holy Theotokos. It is becoming for you, O Mary, to …

Pray the Rosary for the Souls of the Faithful Departed

March 18, 2023 0 Comments

Please join Bishop Gregory, Fr. Vincent, the Maronites and the Melkites from throughout the Eparchy of St. Maron and the Eparchy of Newton virtually as they pray the Rosary for the Souls of the Faithful Departed. Just use the QR Code below or enter the Meeting ID also shown on the flyer.

Mary wants to take your knots this year…

February 28, 2023 0 Comments

Are you stressed? Overwhelmed? Anxious? Worried about bad news, the future, or children who have left the Faith? The problems we’re facing—physically and spiritually—can seem insurmountable. It is in situations like this that Our Lady wants you to hand over the “knots” of your life so that she can untangle them with her capable hands. Fear, anxiety, spiritual …

Monthly devotion to Mary, the Holy Theotokos

December 28, 2022 0 Comments

At 5:30 pm today, the monthly devotion to Mary, the Holy Mother of God, will be prayed. The holy rosary according to an Eastern tradition will be prayed along with other Marian prayers of our Melkite Church. For further reading on our monthly Marian prayer, go to this page. Continued Christmas blessings!

The Theotokos of Guadalupe, Mother of the Americas

December 12, 2022 0 Comments

December 12, the feast of the Theotokos of Guadalupe, Mother of the Americas No longer shall the New World lie wounded in useless blood sacrifice, for she who is clothed with the sun has revealed the Son to us. O Mother of the Americas, imprint His Name upon our hearts, just as you wove your …

Conception by St Ann or the Maternity of St Ann

December 9, 2022 0 Comments

Save us, O Son of God, Who art wondrous in the Saints, who sing to Thee: Alleluia! Today’s feast keeps in mind that Jesus’ mother, Mary, was given life by Ann and Joachim. History tells that Ann was the youngest daughter of the priest Nathan from Bethlehem who descended from the tribe of Levi. She …