Father Theophan Paul Leonarczyk reposed in the Lord

April 17, 2021 0 Comments

Today, Father Theophan Paul Leonarczyk reposed in the Lord, he died following ill health. Father Theophan was a priest of the Eparchy of Newton and served as the Chancellor for the Eparchy. He was a very kind man. Let us pray for God’s mercy upon Father Theophan and the consolation of his family. May Father …

Ordinations plus… for the Eparchy of Newton

August 16, 2020 0 Comments

Recently, Bishop Nicholas Samra announced the wonderful news that Father Mark Melone –who last year lovingly came to shepherd Holy Transfiguration, after the passing of the beloved pastor of nearly 50 years, Father Joseph Francavilla– has been assigned as our new pastor at Holy Transfiguration Melkite Greek-Catholic Church. Saturday, on the Feast of the Dormition …

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 …

American Melkite Appointed New Secretary at Vatican

February 25, 2020 0 Comments

VATICAN – Holy Father Francis has appointed Bishop George Demetrio Gallaro as the new Secretary of the Congregation for the Eastern Churches. Published on Tuesday February 25, 2020, at noon Italian time in the Sala Stampa, the former Bishop of the Eparchy of Piana degli Albanesi di Sicilia was appointed to the rank of titular …