Do You Live to Please Everyone or God?

August 17, 2022 0 Comments

Do you live to please everyone or God? Do we want to be popular and relevant and sacrifice what is true and beautiful? Do we want to have a real Catholic faith? Whose logic do we follow, people (society) or God’s? Here is the homily for Sunday, August 14, 2022, by Father Fran├žois Beyrouti, pastor …

Sacred Signs: Pointing the Way to Heaven

July 10, 2022 0 Comments

Many Christians tend to think of the spiritual life as something entirely opposed to physical reality. This can translate into Christian practice today in the form of plain churches and simple services, especially among Protestant denominations. In contrast, apostolic Christianity is incarnational and sacramental, incorporating many physical things into worship: not just in the art …

Online study on the Divine Nature

January 12, 2021 0 Comments

God With Us Online is offering a free 3 part study on Theois, deification –an essential point of our Eastern Christian faith. This brief course of study contributes to our ongoing work of Adult Faith Formation. “God has called his people to become partakers of His Divine Nature (2 Peter 1:4). Join us for this …

Observing the Summer Pascha

August 3, 2020 0 Comments

Thanks to the Eparchy: As we know, the Great Fast and the Great Week before Pascha are the most diligently observed fasts in the Church. After that, the most thoroughly kept fast is that before the Dormition, which in our Tradition lasts from August 1 through August 14. Like the Great Fast, the Dormition Fast …

What Are The Eastern Rite Catholic Churches?

April 26, 2020 0 Comments

This is an episode of “The Catholic Talk Show,” talking with Fr. Elias Rafaj of the Ruthenian Church –a good friend to the Melkites– discussing the Eastern Catholic Churches attending to the similarities and differences with the Latin Catholic Church. Highly recommended as part of your adult faith formation.

Talking about our faith

February 26, 2020 0 Comments

New Episode from Matt Fradd! I talk with Byzantine priest and co-host of Catholic Stuff You Should Know, Fr. Michael O’Loughlin about the Eastern Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy, the Filioque, and much, much more. Listen/watch the conversation: