The Bishop’s Appeal

November 16, 2020 0 Comments

The Bishop’s Appeal: WE NEED YOU… to get personally involved in assuring our precious Melkite liturgy and tradition is passed on faithfully to future generations. Evangelization, education, seminary training, works of charity…the Bishop’s Appeal supports all of these and much more. Please respond with a generous heart. If you have not already sent your gift, …

Ordination to priesthood of Deacon Georges Haddad

September 18, 2020 0 Comments

On Saturday, September 19, Bishop Nicholas will ordain to the Holy Priesthood Deacon Georges Haddad. Let us pray for Deacon Georges as he takes up a new mission in God’s Kingdom. AXIOS. You are invited to a 11:00 a.m. (U.S. Eastern Time) Zoom webinar of the Priesthood Ordination of Deacon Georges Haddad Please click the link …

Ordinations plus… for the Eparchy of Newton

August 16, 2020 0 Comments

Recently, Bishop Nicholas Samra announced the wonderful news that Father Mark Melone –who last year lovingly came to shepherd Holy Transfiguration, after the passing of the beloved pastor of nearly 50 years, Father Joseph Francavilla– has been assigned as our new pastor at Holy Transfiguration Melkite Greek-Catholic Church. Saturday, on the Feast of the Dormition …

Relief fund for Lebanon

August 7, 2020 0 Comments

In the wake of the disaster in Lebanon, we have sent charitable funds to our Diocese to aid those suffering in Beirut. The Bishop has established an ‘open fund’ to receive donations. You may drop donations in the gray box in the narthex or mail them directly to our diocesan finance office at Diocese of …

Keeping the Parish on mission and budget

April 11, 2020 0 Comments

Message from Father Dennis: These are the most difficult of times. Please pray, follow the guidelines of the medical authorities, and wash and disinfect all the time. The parish is so empty without you all being here. God willing, we may be able to gather soon. On a note that I always hate to address— …

Melkite Seminarians

March 17, 2020 0 Comments

Support our Seminarians During the Great Fast, consider daily prayer and financial support for our seminarians, the Readers Riley, Christopher, and Mikhael. Please give generously to the men who are studying to be our priests in the Eparchy of Newton.

American Melkite Appointed New Secretary at Vatican

February 25, 2020 0 Comments

VATICAN – Holy Father Francis has appointed Bishop George Demetrio Gallaro as the new Secretary of the Congregation for the Eastern Churches. Published on Tuesday February 25, 2020, at noon Italian time in the Sala Stampa, the former Bishop of the Eparchy of Piana degli Albanesi di Sicilia was appointed to the rank of titular …