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Virgin Mary Melkite Greek-Catholic Church
216 8th Ave
Brooklyn
NY
11215-2604
USA
Phone: 718-788-5454
Other: 718-788-9024 (Hall)
Fax: 718-499-7702

Rite: Byzantine
Church sui iuris: Melkite Greek-Catholic
Canonical Jurisdiction(s):
Eparchy: Newton of the Melkites
Cemetery: None


 
Schedule of Divine Services

Always call ahead to verify times

Day

Service

Time

Sunday Divine Liturgy 11:00am
Monday - Friday
Divine Liturgy 9:30am
Feast Days Divine Liturgy Evenings; Consult the Bulletin
     
     

Mystery of Reconciliation

   
   
 

Mailing Address: As Above
Served By: Resident Clergy
Sacramental Records: In custody of the parish

Semi-official website is a resource site for parishioners and friends of the parish


Status & Location Changes:
Formed in: 1908, under the patronage of the Virgin Mary
Parish erected in: 1910, meeting at St Paul (Latin) Church, Court St, Brooklyn
Relocated in: 1922, to Amity and Clinton Sts, Brooklyn
Relocated in: 1952, to its present site

Status: ACTIVE CHURCH
This Entry Last Updated: 01/28/2017

Latitude: 40.669928
Longitude: -73.976128
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Teachings of Christ

“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied." (Matthew 5:6 ESV)

Resurrection

Christ is risen from the dead * trampling down Death by death, * and upon those in the tombs bestowing life! (Troparion)

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

Although You descended into the tomb, O Immortal One, * You destroyed the power of Hades; * You arose as the victor, O Christ God, * proclaiming to the myrrh-bearing women: “Rejoice!” * And granting peace to Your Apostles, * O, You, Who gives resurrection to the fallen. (Kontakion)

Random Proverb

"One gives freely, yet grows all the richer; another withholds what he should give, and only suffers want." (Proverbs 11:24 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 alone, and your spirit is dejected, and you are wearied and oppressed by your loneliness, remember then, as always, that God the Trinity looks upon you with eyes brighter than the sun; also all the angels, your own Guardian Angel, and all the Saints of God. Truly they do; for they are all one in God, and where God is, there are they also. Where the sun is, thither also are directed all its rays. Try to understand what this means.

St. John of Kronstadt