Dear Students, There is no afterwards

April 1, 2020 0 Comments

Thanks to Church Life Journal at the University of Notre Dame ¬†for this terrific piece.  

Praying the Typika Service

March 20, 2020 0 Comments

Dear St. Ann Family, Christ is among us! As you know from the media many things are changing for us regarding the spread of the Coronavirus here in Connecticut. The Governor will be telling us about the possibilities for work and movement in our towns on Sunday, March 22nd. The event of the unwelcome guest …

Divine Liturgy and Lenten Services cancelled

March 18, 2020 0 Comments

Divine Liturgy and all Lenten Services are cancelled until the end of March. We will evaluate the status of the Coronavirus at that time. The Saint Jude shrine is open 24 hours a day. Father Dennis is available for Confession and Holy Communion at any time. In the meantime please continue to pray. Father Dennis …

Bishop Nicholas’ guidelines the Coronavirus

March 18, 2020 0 Comments

Dear Clergy and Laity of the Eparchy of Newton Christ is among us! He is and always will be! This greeting at the Kiss of Peace in the Divine Liturgy affirms our strong belief that the Lord is with us always and everywhere; and yes, even during the Coronavirus pandemic. He remains with us, and …

Addressing the coronavirus

March 15, 2020 0 Comments

Guidance from Bishop Nicholas on the coronavirus situation. Reverend and dear Hierarchs, Fathers, and Deacons, His Grace, Bishop NICHOLAS, in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, issues the following guidance: 1. He does not plan to cancel Liturgies around the Eparchy. 2. Holy Communion should continue to be distributed as always, in the mouth, by …