Links

Eastern Catholic sites

Byzantine Catholic Archeparchy of Pittsburgh

The head of the Byzantine Catholic Metropolitan Church of Pittsburgh, USA, under our Metropolitan Archbishop William

 

 

Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Parma

The Eparchy of our church in the central US

 

 

 

Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Phoenix

The Eparchy of our church in the west

 

 

Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Passaic

The site of our shepherd Bishop Kurt
445 Lackawanna Avenue, Woodland Park, NJ  07424 
Phone: 973-890-7777

 

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Eastern Catholic Life

Our Eparchy’s monthly newspaper

 

 

 

cross-3bar-redByzantine Catholic Church in America

Provides information about all the Eastern Christian Churches with more information about the Faith (including downloadable resources), “News of the Christian East” and upgraded message boards.

 

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Metropolitan Cantor Institute

Complete music,  resources and background on the liturgy and chant of our church, and of the Byzantine Christian Rite.

 

 

Byz Sem Press

Byzantine Seminary Press

Our Archeparchy’s resource for Liturgical books, religious books and  many religious items.

 

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Saints Peter & Paul Byzantine Catholic Church

Very Reverend Peter J. Hosak, Pastor
1140 Johnston Drive
Bethlehem PA  18017
Parish Office:  610-867-2322

 

 

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Byzantine Courses Online

  from the Byzantine Catholic Seminary

 

 

rusyn crestCarpatho Rusyn Society

The Carpatho-Rusyn Society (C-RS) is an American nonprofit organization promoting Rusyn culture in the United States, as well as in the traditional homeland in east Central Europe. Established in 1994 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, C-RS has over 1,250 members worldwide. Maryann Sivak is a founding member and the current president. The group’s flagship publication is The New Rusyn Times.

 


General Catholic sites

Allentown Rescue Mission  provides Emergency shelter, Meals, Clean clothing and Chapel services every evening. Read more to see how you can help us!

 

CACatholic Answers Forum

The largest Catholic Community on the Web.  Here you can join over 400,000 members from around the world discussing all things Catholic.

 

Mass Times  Search Mass Times to find Catholic worship times, mapped locations, and parish contact information. The Mass Times database/directory contains information 

 

Holy SeeThe Holy See

The website of the Vatican

 

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The voice of the Pope and the Church in dialogue with the World

 


 Publications and Media:

Reflections on the Byzantine Lectionary


Bible Study

A weekly online Bible Study as part of the educational outreach. If anyone might be interested, we have now moved that study to Wednesdays at 7pm. For more information on how to participate in the live Bible Studies online or for recordings of previously covered topics  click here   http://steliasmelkite.org/educational-resources/bible-study/ 20


Video of Palm Sunday and Annunciation Divine Liturgy Byzantine Catholic Cultural Center 3/25/18


 Video of the Divine Liturgy in Church Slavonic 2/5/17

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Uniontown Video Divine Liturgy in Church Slavonic

Historic Audio Recordings from the Metropolitan Cantor Institute on soundcloud.com

Recording of the Divine Liturgy St. Michaels’s 3/19/17

The Puppet and Story Works  Exciting shows for churches, senior centers & retirement communities, schools, community events, camps and retreats in the Mid-Atlantic regions.


Religious Supplies

ECP LogoEastern Christian Publications

ECPublications is a book publishing company located in Fairfax, Virginia, USA that specializes in producing and distributing books dealing with the Eastern Christian Churches, both Catholic and Orthodox.

 

 

God with Us  Eastern Christian Formation student and teacher resources, class books and supplies.

 

 

 


Holoviak-frontHoloviak’s Church Supply

Serving the Eastern Orthodox/ Catholic Churches & Laity with Liturgical & Religious Gift items for their needs. Finding better ways to offer a more economical line of items, along with maintaining the best quality possible.


Byzantine Church Supplies In our Church Supplies, you will find books, icons, crosses, Christian incense, Church supplies, various linens and priest’s vestments.  All profits from our supplies go to St. Josaphat Ukrainian Seminary in Washington DC.  So, by buying things in our store, you actually support the future spiritual leaders of our Ukrainian Catholic Church.


Bibles and books

Blue Letter Bible   Searchable Bible database with links to Strong’s Concordance as well as Greek and Hebrew texts, standard versions/translations, related commentaries, hymns and maps.

 

RSV 2CREHoly Bible  Revised Standard Version – Catholic Edition

(Also known as the RSV-CE) is an English-language adaptation of the Revised Standard Version (RSV) of the  Bible for use by Catholics.  It is widely used by conservative Catholic scholars and theologians, and is accepted as one of the most accurate and literary Bible translations suitable for Catholic use.

 

NAB REThe New American Bible (Revised Edition)

Released on March 9, 2011, the New American Bible, Revised Edition (NABRE) is the culmination of nearly 20 years of work by a group of nearly 100 scholars and theologians, including bishops, revisers and editors. It includes a newly revised translation of the entire Old Testament (including the Book of Psalms) along with the 1986 edition of the New Testament.

 

The Great Adventure Bible makes the complexity of reading the Bible simple.The narrative approach gives the big picture of salvation history and shows how everything ties together. This is the only Bible that incorporates The Great Adventure’s color-coded Bible Timeline learning system, a system that has made The Great Adventure Bible study resources the most popular and influential in the English speaking world. The color-coded tools make it easy to read and easy to remember. This Bible, beyond all its teaching features, is a complete Revised Standard Version – Second Catholic Edition

 

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The Orthodox Study Bible 

Orthodox Christianity is the face of ancient Christianity to the modern world. In this first-of-its-kind study Bible, the Bible is presented with commentary from the ancient Christian perspective that speaks to those Christians who seek a deeper experience of the roots of their faith. Includes Old Testament newly translated from the Greek text of the Septuagint, including the Deuterocanon New Testament from the New King James Version.

 

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The Knox Bible

Msgr. Ronald Knox’s translation of the Latin Vulgate into elegant, timeless English, which is both sacral and reverent,  is one of the greatest treasures of the

 

 

 


Back to the Garden  A Lenten Journey though Genesis   

Spiritual reflections on the readings from Genesis

during the Great Fast.

 

 


Rosary

Pray the Rosary by Rev. J. M. Lelen is ideal for praying Rosary Novenas, Family Rosaries, and the Five First Saturdays. Pray the Rosary is also perfectly suited for Private Recitation during quiet, personal prayer-time. Available individually,

 

 

 

The Divine Liturgies of our Holy Fathers John Chrysostom and Basil the Great Saint Michael’s is making new copies of the pew book available for anyone to have as their own for use at home or during services.

Having your own book to mark and put in Post-it flags, bookmarks or prayer cards would help in following along during the Liturgies. (Donations will be accepted but not required.)


The Divine Liturgy in Church Slavonic  DL Slavonic cover

A PDF 40-page booklet containing text and music (multiple melodies, in some cases) for the Divine Liturgy in Church Slavonic, with English rubrics, following the format of The Divine Liturgies of our holy fathers John Chrysostom and Basil the Great(2007).

 

Another format of the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrystostom in Slavonic published by Patronage Church.

Metroplotian Cantor Institute Course on Divine Liturgy in Church Slavonic

 

Byzantine Catholic Hymnal

Traditional Spiritual Songs and Hymns of the Divine Liturgy In English and Slavonic MCI 2007

 

 


Booklet Inventory as of 8-18


New  Smartphone Apps: 

New FREE APP for iPhone 

Eastern Christian Publications has completed development of a smartphone app that is now available for FREE download in the Apple Store for all iOSdevices, and will soon be available for Android, Kindle, Blackberry and Windows phones.  The name of the app is “ECPubs” — just search for this in the Apple Store and install.

It provides several unique features for Eastern Christians:

  • Saint of the Day — Icons and Troparia with one touch
  • Java with Jesus — daily reflection from a book of the same title
  • The Hours — the same Hours provided by email, changed each day
  • Daily Vespers — the Propers, Reader Service and Clergy version with all changeable parts
  • Sunday Bulletin — icon and text commentary for the week
  • Theosis Magazine — the ezine version of our monthly magazine
  • Book of the Month — a short description of a book from our catalog
  • Intro to Prayer — an explanation of the Byzantine Daily Office
  • Websites — links to all of our websites

The Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Parma (Ohio) recently released a smartphone app for iOS and Android that includes:

  • daily epistle and Gospel readings according to the Byzantine lectionary used in our church
  • a short biography of the daily saint(s) on our calendar, together with their troparion and kontakion
  • news, video,  and other resources

Quite a few folks have asked for such a resource, tried it out and highly recommend it.  To get the app:

For Androidhttps://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bf.appd580cf&hl=en

For Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/eparchy-of-parma/id1247012513?mt=8

 

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