CA: San Jose - 2

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Metro Area: San Jose (CA)
St Elias the Prophet Melkite Church
4411 Hyland Ave
San Jose
CA
95127-1920
USA
Phone: 408-259-0259
Rite: Byzantine
Church sui iuris: Melkite Greek-Catholic
Canonical Jurisdiction(s):
Eparchy: Newton of the Melkites
Cemetery: None


 

Always call ahead to verify times

Day

Service

Time

Sunday Orthros 10:30am
  Divine Liturgy (English & Arabic) 11:00am
     
     

Mystery of Reconciliation

   
   

The Weekly Bulletin is available online

The Monthly Newsletter is also available online


Mailing Address: As Above

Semi-official website links to a page on the Eparchial site


Status & Location Changes:
Formed in: 1984, meeting at Santa Teresa (Latin) Church, San Jose CA
Relocated in: 1989, to meet at the Chapel of the Sisters of the Holy Family, Fremont CA
Relocated in: 1992, to its own church in Fremont CA
Parish erected in: 1992, under the patronage of St Elias the Prophet
Relocated in: 1998, to meet at St Basil the Great Byzantine (Ruthenian) Church, Los Gatos CA
Relocated in: 1999, to its present site
Status: ACTIVE CHURCH
This Entry Last Updated: 06/25/2011
Latitude: 37.369229
Longitude: -121.828354
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Teachings of Christ

“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly." (John 10:10 ESV)

Joachiam and Anna Rejoice

Today the bonds of childlessness are loosed, * for God has heard Joachim and Anna * and He promises manifestly that they, against all hope, would give birth to the Maiden of God * from whom the Uncircumscribed One Himself would be born, becoming man, * and he commanded the Angels to cry out to her: * “Rejoice, O Full of Grace, the Lord is with you!” (Troparion - Tone 4)

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now and ever, and to the ages of ages. Amen.

Today the whole world celebrates * the conception of Anne which was brought about by God, * for she gave birth to the one who, beyond understanding, * gave birth to the Word. (Kontakion - Tone 4)

Saint Nicholas of Myra

The truth of your deeds has revealed you to your flock, * as a rule of faith, an image of meekness, and a teacher of abstinence. * Therefore, you attained the heights through humility, * and riches through poverty. * O Father and Hierarch Nicholas, * pray to Christ God that our souls may be saved. (Troparion, Tone 4)

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now and ever, and to the ages of ages. Amen.

In Myra, You were shown to be a servant of the sacred things, O Holy Nicholas, * for, fulfilling the Gospel of Christ, you, O Venerable, laid down your life for your people, * and saved the innocent from death. * Therefore, you were sanctified as a great initiate of the grace of God. (Kontakion, Tone 3)

Random Proverb

"When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with the humble is wisdom." (Proverbs 11:2 ESV)

Pray Without Ceasing

Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner.

Wisdom from the Church Fathers

When you are praying, watch over yourself so that not only your outward man prays, but your inward one also. Though you be sinful beyond measure, still pray. Do not heed the devil's provocation, craftiness, and despair, but overcome and conquer his wiles. Remember the abyss of the Saviour's mercy and love to mankind. The devil will represent the Lord's fact to you as terrible and unmerciful, rejecting your prayer and repentance; but remember the Saviour's own words, full of every hope and boldness for us: `Him that cometh to Me, I will in no wise cast out'; and `Come unto Me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden' - with sins and iniquities, and wiles and calumnies of the devil - and I will give you rest.'

St. John of Kronstadt, My Life in Christ