St Moses, the prophet

September 4, 2022 0 Comments

Today, the Church honors the memory of the Holy Great Prophet Moses, called the God-Seer and lawgiver, and born into the tribe of Levi. Scholars say he flourished 14th–13th century BCE. As we know, under Moses’ leadership the Hebrew people were lead to their freedom from the Egyptian oppressors in what is called the Exodus, …

St Matthias

August 9, 2022 0 Comments

Today is the feast of the Holy Apostle Matthias, chosen to continue the Mission. The Church prays in her Liturgy: Chosen by lot through the grace of the Spirit, you were numbered with the twelve divine Apostles. Proclaiming with them the Word who emptied himself in the flesh for our sake, you were filled by …

St Elias the Prophet and the blessing of driving machines

July 20, 2022 0 Comments

Today the Church honors the memory of St Elias (Elijah). He is the patron saint for cars and other vehicles. He shares this honor with St Christopher. We will have Liturgy to honor him at 5:30 pm TODAY, Wednesday, July 20, and bless vehicles or any mode of transportation (cars, motorcycles, skate boards, baby carriages, …

Saints Cosmas and Damian

July 1, 2022 0 Comments

Saints Cosmas and Damian were twins born to Christian parents in Arabia, in the third century. They lived in the region around the border between modern day Turkey and Syria. …[The brothers] were physicians who were renowned for their skill as well as their refusal to charge for their services. Before beside manner was a …

Divine Liturgy for the Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul

June 29, 2022 0 Comments

Today, June 29, is the Feast of the Holy and Illustrious Apostles Peter and Paul. The One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church is built on the work, prayer, preaching, and blood of Peter and Paul. Divine Liturgy will be served at 5:30 pm. It is a holy day of love. With the Church we sing, …

St Samson, called the hospitable

June 27, 2022 0 Comments

Today we are given as a model of holiness and witness to the Gospel of Jesus Christ the venerable father, Samson, called the hospitable, priest and physician. Samson is numbered among a few who are ordained priests and physicians, so we ought to make it a point to ask for his intercession as we all …

The Birth of the Holy Prophet, Forerunner, and Baptist John

June 24, 2022 0 Comments

This feast is the story of the fidelity of God, and of his servants. The first reading at Vespers compares the story of Elizabeth and Zechariah to Abraham and Sarah. Abraham and Sarah were barren until their old age and had lost hope of being able to pass on life to a new generation. But …