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, …

The USA Melkite Church’s Ministry today

January 29, 2022 0 Comments

On Saturday, January 15, 2022, Bishop Nicholas gave a presentation on the ministries of the Melkite Church here in the USA. The Bishop speaks to a number of things about the life of the Church –and the survival and demise of some parishes– the Liturgy, priesthood, diaconate, the work of the laity, the education of …

New archbishop of Zahleh and Furzol of the Greek-Melkites, Lebanon

June 26, 2021 0 Comments

This morning the news of the election of new archbishop of Zahleh and Furzol of the Greek-Melkites, Lebanon was announced by the Vatican Press Office. The Holy Father has assented to the canonical election by the Synod of Bishops of the Patriarchal Church of Antioch of the Greek Melkites of Bishop Ibrahim Michael Ibrahim, B.S., …

Keeping Soles Warm

December 17, 2020 0 Comments

Keeping Soles Warm Help us warm the Hearts and Soles of the Poor this Theophany We are running a sock drive to comfort our friends at the Covenant Center this Theophany (January 6). Please consider purchasing new socks while you are out this Christmas season doing your holiday shopping and drop them off at Church …

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 …