St Ephrem’s weekday Lenten prayer

February 16, 2021 0 Comments

The weekday Lenten prayer in Byzantine tradition – Prayer of St. Ephrem: O Lord and Master of my life, keep from me the spirit of indifference and discouragement, lust of power and idle chatter. (Prostration) Instead, grant to me, Your servant, the spirit of wholeness of being, humble-mindedness, patience, and love. (Prostration) Yes, O Lord …

Prayer for Lebanon September 4

September 4, 2020 0 Comments

Pope Francis invites everyone to a worldwide day of prayer, fasting, and works of charity in solidarity with the suffering people of Lebanon, today, Friday, September 4. Read this article from Vatican News.

2 opportunities for Worship

August 3, 2020 0 Comments

Two opportunities for Worship: Transfiguration & Dormition Divine Liturgy, Thursday, August 6: Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord, 6:30pm. The Blessing of Fruits happen. In particular, grapes, will be blessed at the Divine Liturgy. Divine Liturgy, Saturday, August 15: Dormition of the Mother of God, 5pm.

The Jesus Prayer

July 8, 2020 0 Comments

Invoking the Holy Name is an ancient tradition of people of faith. Christians have had the practice of praying using the Holy Name of Jesus. The history is quite rich and beautiful. We are taught to pray: “Lord, Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner.” There are some versions that end …

Praying with the Pope

July 1, 2020 0 Comments

The prayer intention of Pope Francis for the month of July: We pray that today’s families may be accompanied with love, respect and guidance. May the Holy Family intercede for us

Praying with the Pope in June

June 1, 2020 0 Comments

As is our custom, let us pray for the Church using the intention of Pope Francis. His prayer intention for the month of June is: We pray that all those who suffer may find their way in life, allowing themselves to be touched by the Heart of Jesus. Praying the Jesus Prayer is highly recommended …

Pope’s Prayer Intention for May 2020

May 1, 2020 0 Comments

Prayer intention of Pope Francis for May 2020 We pray that deacons, faithful in their service to the Word and the poor, may be an invigorating symbol for the entire Church. Through the intercession of St Stephen and St Lawrence, let pray for the deacons and for the Church. Let’s pray for our own Deacon …