Bishop’s Letter on Coronavirus

Bishop’s Letter on Coronavirus

PDF (2 pages, 676KB) 18 March 2020 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,...
Bishop’s Letter on Coronavirus

Bishop’s 2020 Lenten Letter

Arabic translation (PDF, 2 pages, 156KB)         GREAT LENT 2020 Dear Clergy and Faithful, A blessed Great Fast! The season of Great Lent, also called the Great Fast, developed over the centuries. Historically, it was the last forty day of...

The Courage to be Ourselves

The delatinization process was already taking place in some parishes due to individual initiative. Archbishop Joseph had just been installed as exarch previously that year. Prior to this he had been the patriarch’s vicar in Damascus, Syria. The Courage to be...