Prayers for Daily life

Among works done for the love of Christ, prayer is the one that most readily obtains the grace of the Holy Spirit, because it is always at hand. It may happen that you want to go to church, but there isn’t one nearby; or else you want to help a poor person, but...

Prayers of Intercession

In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. During the Paschal Season: Christ is risen from the dead and by His death He has trampled upon Death and has given life to those who were in the tomb (three times). During the Year: Glory to You,...

Praying for Reunification

Prayers of Intercession Prayers for Individual Parishes Praying for the Reunification of Our Patriarchate At their 1996 session, the synod of Melkite bishops issued a call for the reunification of the Greek patriarchate of Antioch. They committed themselves “to...

Beshara Abou Mrad

Beshara Abou Mrad B.S.O., Melkite Priest An Eastern Curé d’Ars The Holy Synod in June 2009 studied the announcement from Pope Benedict XVI of a Year of the Priest 19 June 2009 to 19 June 2010. In order to commemorate the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of...

Nativity of Our Lord and Savior

The Feast of the Nativity of Christ A Collection of Reflections by Frances Collie Nativity About the Icon of the Nativity of Christ The Nativity Sermon of Saint John Chrysostom ABOUT THE ICON OF THE NATIVITY OF CHRIST The Feast of the Nativity of Christ is a...