St. Ann Melkite Catholic Church
Today, Father Roger prayed the prayers for the dead, a monthly devotion. Hence the presence of the antidoron. Also, grapes were blessed in honor of the feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord.
The liturgical observance of the Feast of the Transfiguration will be celebrated this weekend. The traditional blessing for fruit for the Feast will happen at the conclusion of the Liturgy. “Christ took His disciples and went up on the mount, and there His face appeared shining. His vestments became white as snow, and one of …
Why do we commemorate the experience of the Lord’s Transfiguration? What is revealed in sacred Scripture? Let’s start with locating the Transfiguration in Scripture –You can find the narrative in the synoptic Gospels Matthew 17:1–8, Mark 9:2–8, Luke 9:28–36. “Today we celebrate the overwhelming beauty of human nature, restored in Christ as a prelude to …
We will pray and sing the Divine Liturgy for the Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord. Fr. Dennis will serve the Divine Liturgy at 6pm on Friday, August 6th.
Two opportunities for Worship: Transfiguration & Dormition Divine Liturgy, Thursday, August 6: Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord, 6:30pm. The Blessing of Fruits happen. In particular, grapes, will be blessed at the Divine Liturgy. Divine Liturgy, Saturday, August 15: Dormition of the Mother of God, 5pm.
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Waterford CT 06385
Father Dennis McCarthy, Pastor
Eparchy of Newton
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