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, …

Learning to serve the Divine Liturgy

September 4, 2022 0 Comments

This weekend we are honored by having Fr. James Brent OP, serve the Divine Liturgy and preach; Fr. Dennis concelebrated. Fr. James is a Dominican friar and is a professor at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, DC. He’s learning the Divine Liturgy very well. He joins a few other Dominicans in the USA …

2022-2023 Catechetical Year

September 3, 2022 0 Comments

Catechetical Sunday is coming up on September 18th, and our theme is the Gift of Christ: Poured Out for the Life of the World

Banquet honoring Bishop François

September 2, 2022 0 Comments

Tickets to the Banquet honoring our 6th Eparch of Newton, Bishop François (Beyrouti) are now available. The dinner follows the October 19th, 2pm Enthronement and Divine Liturgy at the Annunciation Cathedral in West Roxbury, MA. There are only 400 tickets available. If you need the order form, please email us at: melkitewaterford@gmail.com

Day of Prayer for the Protection of the Environment

September 1, 2022 0 Comments

Today is the Day of Prayer for the Protection of the Environment, a day we praise God for His creation. In 1989, the Ecumenical Patriarch Demetrius instituted a Day of Prayer for the Protection of the Environment, establishing it on September 1. Pope Francis has extended that remembrance to the Catholic Church. In 2016, the …

7531 –a new liturgical year

September 1, 2022 0 Comments

September 1 is the New Year for the Greek Church; the Latin begin their new liturgical year on the first Sunday of Advent. Today, is also designated the Day of Prayer for the Protection of the Environment –an observance of many of the mainline Christians. More on this day of prayer in another post. The …

Celebrate a New Church Year, 7531

September 1, 2022 0 Comments