Victim Assistance

The Victim Assistance private toll-free phone line for the reporting of sexual abuse in the Eparchy of Newton has been established. This phone rings to, and is answered only by, the Eparchial Victim Assistance Coordinator. To report sexual abuse by clergy, parish...
2022 National Melkite Convention

2022 National Melkite Convention

The 2022 National Melkite Convention will be held in Rancho Mirage, California from July 7-10 at the Westin Rancho Mirage Golf Resort and Spa. Convention packages are available! For reservations, please go here or call 1-877-253-0041 and request the “Diocese of...

2020 National Melkite Convention

O Lord of Powers, be with us!, for in times of distress, we have no other helper but You. O Lord of Powers, have mercy on us! Dear Clergy, Faithful and Friends, THE 52ND NATIONAL MELKITE CONVENTION HAS BEEN POSTPONED AFTER DISCUSSION WITH OUR CONVENTION COMMITTEE...

St. Lucian of Antioch (January 7)

MOST CHRISTIANS KNOW that the books of the New Testament — the Gospels, the Epistles and the rest — were written in the first century ad. Some know that these books were compiled as the New Testament sometime in the next three centuries. Few know that the...

Shepherd’s Care and Great Lent 2016

Among the various disciplines and customs associated with Great Lent, there are three which are inter-connected, often called the “pillars” or “hinges” of Lent. These are prayer, fasting, and alms-giving. In our eparchy there is a communal emphasis on alms-giving...