Bishop François interviewed by Vatican News

May 15, 2023 0 Comments

The Melkite Church in the USA has been gaining some popularity with the various interviews Bishop François is giving. Christopher Wells of Vatican News interviewed the Bishop last week when the Bishop made a visit to Rome. The interview can be found at the link below. It’s about 19 minutes. The interview is linked here.

Bishop François interviewed in Rome

May 8, 2023 0 Comments

On a recent visit to Rome and the Pontifical Oriental Institute (PIO), Bishop François Beyrouti took time to be interviewed at the PIO on his ministry and life in the Eparchy of Newton.  

Eastern Catholic Bishops Gather in St. Louis

March 25, 2023 0 Comments

Most of the Eastern Catholic Bishops of the United States gathered in St. Louis, Missouri, March 22-23 to discuss issues of common concern including catechesis, evangelization efforts, and temporal issues. Participants included Ukrainian Catholic, Byzantine, Maronite, Melkite, Syro-Malabar, and Chaldean bishops. Archbishop Borys Gudziak made a presentation to the bishops on the situation in Ukraine …

We give thanks for new life

February 25, 2023 0 Comments

Our parishioners Juan and Katrina Gomez have just welcomed into their family a new baby –Elias. We give thanks to God! A meal train for them. We would like to provide the Gomezes to be blessed with warm food as they welcome their newest little boy, and prepare for moving in less than 2 weeks. …

Relief fund for Northern Syria

February 11, 2023 0 Comments

“I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me,  I was naked and you clothed me, I was sick and you visited me, I was in prison and you came to me.” (Matthew 25:35-36) Bishop François Beyrouti has established a …

Last update from the 2023 clergy conference

February 9, 2023 0 Comments

Some final notes from Fr Shaun of San Diego on the 2023 clergy conference. Emphasis by the editor. ++++ Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: Christ is with us! As today is the last full day of the Melkite clergy conference, here’s the last update: We started with a brief introduction to the day from …

Second Day Notes from Clergy Conference 2023

February 8, 2023 0 Comments

You may be interested in the Day 2 of Fr Shaun’s notes –sketches of the day–from the 2023 Clergy conference. These notes raise questions as to the quality of our life together as a parish and how we interface with the Eparchy of Newton (or don’t) and how we relate to the local Latin Diocese. …