WA: Mercer Island

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Metro Area: Seattle (WA)
Eritrean (Ge'ez) Catholic Community of Seattle
Meeting at:
St Monica (Latin) Church
4301 88th Ave SE
Mercer Island
WA
98040-4100
USA
See Mailing Address Below
Phone: 206-232-2900
Fax: 206-232-7875
Rite: Alexandrian
Church sui iuris: Ethiopian (Ge'ez) Catholic
Latin Archdiocese: Seattle
Canonically: Latin
Ritually: Ethiopian
Pastorally: Eritrean
Cemetery: None


Mailing Address:
Eritrean Catholic Community
c/o Abba Negusse (Keleta)
4301 88th Ave SE
Mercer Island
WA
98040-4100
USA
Ph: 206-232-2900
Fax: 206-232-7875
Sacramental Records at:
St Monica Church
4301 88th Ave SE
Mercer Island
WA
98040-4100
USA
Ph: 206-232-2900
Fax: 206-232-7875

Status & Location Changes:
Relocated in: 2010, from Immaculate Conception (Latin) Church, Seattle
For this church, this is entry 2
of 2
This Entry Last Updated: 09/28/2010
Latitude: 47.569105
Longitude: -122.2216059
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Teachings of Christ

“Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account." (Matthew 5:11 ESV)

Protection of the Mother of God

Protected by your coming, O Mother of God, * the faithful people celebrate today with splendor, * and, gazing at your most pure image, * we say with compunction: * "Shield us with your precious veil * and deliver us from all evil * imploring your Son, Christ our God, to save our souls.” (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 Virgin stands forth in the Church, * and with the choirs of saints she invisibly prays to God for us. * The Angels worship with the hierarchs, * and the apostles exult with the prophets, * because, in our behalf, the Mother of God entreats the pre-eternal God. (Kontakion - Tone 3)

The Church celebrates the Feast of the Protection of the Mother of God on October 1st.

Random Proverb

"Go to the ant, O sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise. Without having any chief, officer, or ruler, she prepares her bread in summer and gathers her food in harvest." (Proverbs 6:6-8 ESV)

Pray Without Ceasing

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

Wisdom from the Church Fathers

Why do you increase your bonds? Take hold of your life before your light grows dark and you seek help and do not find it. This life has been given to you for repentance; do not waste it in vain pursuits. 

St. Isaac the Syrian