Married Newtown Man Ordained to Priesthood in Danbury

March 29, 2020 0 Comments

Our sister parish in Danbury, St. Ann’s, has a new priest since December 2019: Father Thomas Davis. The Newtown Bee published a story today on Davis’ ordination to the priesthood. Read the story here. #ByzantineCatholicCT #ByzantineCatholicConnecticut #Melkite #MelkiteCT

Divine Liturgy for March 29

March 29, 2020 0 Comments

The Divine Liturgy for today, the Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt, was streamed live from St. Ann Melkite Church:

Holy Mother Mary of Egypt

March 29, 2020 0 Comments

In the Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete and on the Fifth Sunday of the Great Fast, we remember St. Mary of Egypt and read her life. The Great Fast is an activity of the whole Christian community to renew our faith and to come closer to Christ. This total renewal, however, must be …

Divine Liturgy to be live streamed on March 29

March 28, 2020 0 Comments

Tomorrow, Sunday, March 29, 10:00 a.m.  the Divine Liturgy will be live streamed on the parish Facebook page: @StAnnWaterfordCT Please be patient with us as we work with the technology. If you don’t have a Facebook, the Liturgy will be posted here on this site tomorrow afternoon. Mutual prayers. Peace!

Doing Nothing is Doing Something

March 23, 2020 0 Comments

Helen Freeh The Catholic Thing MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2020 In the face of an assault, natural disaster, or act of war, humans have an overwhelming desire to do something.  Here in Nebraska, we suffered historic floods last year and our citizens united to work hard in sandbagging, cleaning, donating food and water.  There was something …

Byzantine monastery found in Spain

March 23, 2020 0 Comments

Interesting news for the Byzantine world! At least it is interesting for those who love monastic culture. “Archaeological experts from the University of Alicante in Spain have recently identified the first Byzantine monastery ever found on the Iberian peninsula,” located in the area of Elda, Alicante. Read the story.

Divine Liturgy from Worcester

March 23, 2020 0 Comments