Praying for good in Lebanon

June 29, 2021 0 Comments

Maronite Bishop Gregory of New York recently wrote, Since October 2019, Lebanon has been facing political turmoil, civil unrest, nationwide protests, unemployment, power outages, devaluation of national currency and extreme poverty. The pandemic exacerbated the financial crisis and as the nation continued to experience record unemployment and a poverty rate over 50%, its capital was …

New archbishop of Zahleh and Furzol of the Greek-Melkites, Lebanon

June 26, 2021 0 Comments

This morning the news of the election of new archbishop of Zahleh and Furzol of the Greek-Melkites, Lebanon was announced by the Vatican Press Office. The Holy Father has assented to the canonical election by the Synod of Bishops of the Patriarchal Church of Antioch of the Greek Melkites of Bishop Ibrahim Michael Ibrahim, B.S., …

Humanitarian aid for the Oriental Churches

June 21, 2021 0 Comments

Another post by Joan Lewis that ought to interest you regarding the Holy See’s humanitarian arm for the Oriental Churches. The Holy See organizes certain humanitarian services for Eastern Christians in the Middle East. Read the post here.

Keeping Soles Warm

December 17, 2020 0 Comments

Keeping Soles Warm Help us warm the Hearts and Soles of the Poor this Theophany We are running a sock drive to comfort our friends at the Covenant Center this Theophany (January 6). Please consider purchasing new socks while you are out this Christmas season doing your holiday shopping and drop them off at Church …

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 …