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

“Seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you." (Matthew 6:33 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

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction. (Proverbs 1:7 ESV)

Pray Without Ceasing

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

Wisdom from the Church Fathers

A brother asked Abba Isidore the priest, "Why are the demons so frightened of you?" The old man said to him, "Because, ever since the day I began practicing ascesis, I have striven to prevent anger from reaching my lips."

The Desert Fathers