Praying for the Unborn

January 22, 2023 0 Comments

The March for Life in Washington DC for 2023 was observed this past Friday giving thanks to God for the gift of human life, to witness to its ultimate importance and inviolability, and to implore the Divine Assistance for the conversion of the hearts of all people. Today is the anniversary of the Supreme Court’s 1973 …

The 530th Anniversary of Christianity in the Americas

December 26, 2022 0 Comments

The 530th Anniversary of Christianity in the Americas By Roger R. Jean-Charles, MD, KM Christmas Day, December 25th, is a reminder that Haiti is the birthplace of Christianity in the Americas, when Columbus planted the cross at Môle-Saint-Nicolas, Port-de-Paix in Northwest Haiti on December 4th, 1492. Christmas, Noël, Joy, and Sharing. Let us happily share …

Giving Tuesday, Remembering St Ann’s

November 29, 2022 0 Comments

On Giving Tuesday, people give to worthwhile causes all over the world, but ultimately the greatest charity of all is to tell the world about new life born from faith. The mission of our parish is to tell the world that Christ is born! Consider a Giving Tuesday donation to your favorite Melkite parish, Saint …

Bishop interviewed by Cardinal

November 24, 2022 0 Comments

Cardinal Timothy Dolan Interviews Bishop François Beyrouti on the Catholic Faith Network. November 14, 2022.  Two pictures of Bishop François’ visit to Virgin Mary Melkite Catholic Church in Brooklyn AND his meeting at the Catholic Near East Welfare Association (cnewa.org) headquarters in Manhattan.

New Prefect for the Eastern Churches at Vatican

November 21, 2022 0 Comments

The Holy Father nominated today the Prefect for the Dicastery for Eastern Churches, Archbishop Claudio Gugerotti, until now Nuncio to Great Britain, and previous Nuncio to Ukraine. Archbishop Gugerotti, 67, has an earned doctorate from the Pontifical Oriental Institute (PIO) in Rome and a former student and colleague of the late Archimandrite Robert F. Taft, …

An interview with Bishop François

November 17, 2022 0 Comments

Read an interesting and inspiring interview with Bishop François here.  

Offices merge for Melkite vocations

November 7, 2022 0 Comments

In a November 3, 2022 letter to the clergy of the Eparchy of Newton, Bishop François announced the new vocation’s director in the person of Father John Mefrige (see the blog post on this site for November 6). The Director of the Deacon Formation Program remains with Father Bryan McNeil. Contact information: Father John: vocations@melkite.org …