Nativity Fast 2020

December 8, 2020 0 Comments

How will we prepare for the coming of the Lord on the feast of His Incarnation, the Nativity (Christmas) this year on December 25th? Certainly, Covid 19 has posed great challenges ┬áto us: relating to others in a normal manner, the faithful worship of God at the weekly Divine Liturgy, not giving into nihilism, economic …

A Prayer for the Nativity Fast

November 16, 2020 0 Comments

Lord Jesus, You have come so many times to us and found no resting place; forgive us for our overcrowded lives, our vain haste, and our preoccupation with self. Come again, O Lord, and though our hearts are a jumble of voices and our minds overlaid with many fears, find a place however humble, where …

The Nativity Fast

November 15, 2020 0 Comments

Today we begin a 40 day journey to the adore Our Savior in the Bethlehem cave. However, some Melkites will take up the option of beginning the Nativity Fast on December 10. The Church always presents us with the fullness of the Tradition, and exhorts us to conform our lives to it, to the best …