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St Melany the Younger Byzantine (Ruthenian) Church
1212 N Sahuara Ave
Tucson
AZ
85712-5018
USA
Phone: 520-886-4225
Fax: 520-751-4574

Rite: Byzantine
Church sui iuris: Byzantine Ruthenian Catholic
Canonical Jurisdiction(s):
Metropolitan Archeparchy: Pittsburgh of the Ruthenians
Eparchy: Holy Protection of Mary in Phoenix of the Ruthenians
Cemetery: None

 

Schedule of Divine Services

Always call ahead to verify times

Day

Service

Time

Sunday Matins 9:45am
  Divine Liturgy 10:00am
Tuesday - Wednesday Divine Liturgy (Side Chapel) 8:00am
Saturday Divine Liturgy (Sunday Vigil) 5:00pm
Feast Day Vigils Divine Liturgy 7:00pm
Feast Days Divine Liturgy 10:00am
     
     

Mystery of Reconciliation

Saturdays 4:00pm-4:30pm
Sundays 9:00am-9:30am
Other Days & Times By Arrangement

The Weekly Bulletin is available online

The Monthly Calendar is also available online


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

 

Notes

The interior and exterior photographs appear on the parish website. They are used here with the kind permission of Father Robert (Rankin), pastor of St Melany the Younger, and Mr. Patrick Cullen, the parish webmaster.


Semi-official Website links to a page maintained by the Eparchy


Status & Location Changes:
Formed in: 1972, meeting at San Xavier Mission
Relocated in: 1974, meeting at the (Latin) Chapel, Regina Cleri Seminary
Parish erected in: 1974, under the patronage of St Melany the Younger
Relocated in: 1977, to Grant Rd, Tucson
Relocated in: 1986, to its present site
Status: ACTIVE CHURCH
This Entry Last Updated: 06/30/2014
Latitude: 32.238481
Longitude: -110.866041
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Teachings of Christ

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God." (Matthew 5:9 ESV)

Dormition

O Mother of God, in giving birth you preserved virginity; * and in falling asleep you did not forsake the world. * You are the Mother of Life and have been transferred to life, * and through your prayers you deliver our souls from death. (Troparion - Tone 1)

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

Neither the tomb nor death could detain the Mother of God, * who is unsleeping in her prayers and our unfailing hope in her intercession; * for He Who dwelt in her ever-virgin womb, * transferred to Life the Mother of Life. (Kontakion - Tone 2)

Random Proverb

"The wage of the righteous leads to life, the gain of the wicked to sin." (Proverbs 10:10 ESV)

Pray Without Ceasing

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

Wisdom from the Church Fathers

BROTHER: What is purity of soul?

OLD MAN: Remoteness from anger and from the error of the remembrance of evil things, and being weaned from the bitter nature, and reconciliation with our enemies, and peace which is beyond troubling, and simplicity of love which is above this world; with these things is the inner man cleansed, and he puts on Christ and is redeemed.


E. A. Wallis Budge, "The Paradise of the Holy Fathers"