Resources for the Sunday before the Nativity

December 17, 2020 0 Comments

The God With Us Online website to find the catechetical resources prepared for you for this Sunday, and also for the Nativity of the Lord. Here are the liturgical and catechetical resources for the Sunday before Nativity, December 20, 2020. God With Us Online has given us some things to dig more deeply into the …

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 …

Prophet Daniel and the 3 young men

December 17, 2020 0 Comments

The Feast of the Prophet Daniel and the Three Holy Children has always been closely connected with Christmas. Proper for them are found on the two Sunday before Christmas and today we sing, “Come, O faithful, let us celebrate the fore-feast of the birth of Christ; offering a spiritual canticle by way of a star. …

A Christmas miracle baby

December 17, 2020 0 Comments

Our parishioner Gerard proposed this article as a good witness to the fact that miracles continue to happen. It is indeed an incredible beautiful story of how reality gives witness to Christ! The story is here: “A Christmas miracle baby is born in Lebanon.”

Prophet Haggai

December 16, 2020 0 Comments

The Church honors liturgically today the holy prophet, Haggai. When Darius issued a royal edict allowing exiles to return to their homeland, Haggai was most likely among the Jews who returned to Jerusalem. Work had begun on the reconstruction of the Temple, but soon came to a discouraged halt. Building was resumed only after the …

Forward in Orthodox-Catholic relations

December 13, 2020 0 Comments

Here is a very interesting and important conversation among the Orthodox and Eastern Catholics. I’d also include in my descriptors is beautiful. This particular presentation is the first of the Huffington Ecumenical Institute online lecture series addressing issues, obstacles, and ways forward in Orthodox-Catholic relations. The host is Sr. Vassa Larin of “Coffee with Sr. …

Resources for the Sunday of the Forefathers

December 10, 2020 0 Comments

Resources for Sunday, December 13, Sunday of the Forefathers God With Us Online pulls together great liturgical catechetical resources for use in three jurisdictions of the Byzantine Catholic Church (Ruthenian, Ukrainian and Melkite). You will notice on the link below several things: 1. prayers for the Domestic Church 2. a music file of the Resurrectional …