Bishop François interviewed by Vatican News

May 15, 2023 0 Comments

The Melkite Church in the USA has been gaining some popularity with the various interviews Bishop François is giving. Christopher Wells of Vatican News interviewed the Bishop last week when the Bishop made a visit to Rome. The interview can be found at the link below. It’s about 19 minutes. The interview is linked here.

Last update from the 2023 clergy conference

February 9, 2023 0 Comments

Some final notes from Fr Shaun of San Diego on the 2023 clergy conference. Emphasis by the editor. ++++ Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: Christ is with us! As today is the last full day of the Melkite clergy conference, here’s the last update: We started with a brief introduction to the day from …

Second Day Notes from Clergy Conference 2023

February 8, 2023 0 Comments

You may be interested in the Day 2 of Fr Shaun’s notes –sketches of the day–from the 2023 Clergy conference. These notes raise questions as to the quality of our life together as a parish and how we interface with the Eparchy of Newton (or don’t) and how we relate to the local Latin Diocese. …

A note on the Melkite Clergy Conference 2023

February 8, 2023 0 Comments

Here is an OpEd from Father Shaun, a Melkite priest in San Diego, writing following a clergy meeting in San Antonio, Texas this week. The point of reposting Father Shaun’s note is to give the parish an update on the meeting and because it contains several points of interest on sacred Scripture, the Divine Liturgy …

The 530th Anniversary of Christianity in the Americas

December 26, 2022 0 Comments

The 530th Anniversary of Christianity in the Americas By Roger R. Jean-Charles, MD, KM Christmas Day, December 25th, is a reminder that Haiti is the birthplace of Christianity in the Americas, when Columbus planted the cross at Môle-Saint-Nicolas, Port-de-Paix in Northwest Haiti on December 4th, 1492. Christmas, Noël, Joy, and Sharing. Let us happily share …

Giving Tuesday, Remembering St Ann’s

November 29, 2022 0 Comments

On Giving Tuesday, people give to worthwhile causes all over the world, but ultimately the greatest charity of all is to tell the world about new life born from faith. The mission of our parish is to tell the world that Christ is born! Consider a Giving Tuesday donation to your favorite Melkite parish, Saint …

New Prefect for the Eastern Churches at Vatican

November 21, 2022 0 Comments

The Holy Father nominated today the Prefect for the Dicastery for Eastern Churches, Archbishop Claudio Gugerotti, until now Nuncio to Great Britain, and previous Nuncio to Ukraine. Archbishop Gugerotti, 67, has an earned doctorate from the Pontifical Oriental Institute (PIO) in Rome and a former student and colleague of the late Archimandrite Robert F. Taft, …