New York Melkite Church a Landmark

American Melkite “Mother Parish Church” Declared a Landmark July 2009 The edited Press Release of the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission follows below. For the complete report of the commission with details on the structure, the community of...

Enthronement of Archbishop Cyril

It was a beautiful, bright, and balmy afternoon, August 18, 2004, when the lengthy procession of some thirty-three Archbishops and Bishops and over seventy Priests and Deacons solemnly made its way into the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Annunciation, the Mother Church...

Patriarchs of the Melkite Church

The Patriarch in Our Melkite Church by Fr. Francis Marini Reprinted from Sophia, Volume 31, Number 1, Jan. – Feb. 2001 Role of the Patriarch Every Melkite faithful knows that the head of the Melkite Catholic Church is the Patriarch, at the present time Gregorios...

A Vision for the Church

  A Vision for the Church Chapter One of Bearers of the Mysteries Chapter One One of the most memorable characters in Alice in Wonderland is the Cheshire Cat. This creature has the unusual ability to appear and disappear, in whole or in part, when ever it is...