NJ: Mahwah

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Metro Area: New York City (NY)
Holy Spirit Byzantine (Ruthenian) Church
104 Church St
Mahwah
NJ
07430-1202
USA
Phone: 973-529-3269

Rite: Byzantine
Church sui iuris: Byzantine Ruthenian Catholic
Canonical Jurisdiction(s):
Metropolitan Archeparchy: Pittsburgh of the Ruthenians
Eparchy: Passaic of the Ruthenians
Cemetery: This parish has a cemetery


 
Schedule of Divine Services
Always call ahead to verify times
Day
Service
Time
Sunday Divine Liturgy 10:00 AM
Holy Day Divine Liturgy  7:00 PM
Mystery of Reconciliation -  1/2 hour before all scheduled services.

Served by: V. Rev. John S. Custer, SSL, STD, Rev. Jody J. Baran


Mailing Address:
Holy Spirit Byzantine Church
PO Box 825
Mahwah
NJ
07430-0825
USA
Ph: 973-777-2553
Fax: 973-777-9474
Served From:
St Michael Byzantine Cathedral
96 1st St
Passaic
NJ
07055-6412
USA
Ph: 973-777-2553
Fax: 973-777-9474
Sacramental Records: In custody of the parish

Status & Location Changes:
Formed in: 1915, meeting at Immaculate Heart of Mary Polish (Latin) Church in Mahwah
Relocated in: 1926, to meet at a community hall on Wilmuth St and a private home on Church St
Parish erected in: 1926, as Holy Ghost Catholic Church of the United Greek Catholic Rite
Relocated in: 1928, to its present site
Status: ACTIVE CHURCH
This Entry Last Updated: 09/22/2017
Latitude: 41.0986682691816
Longitude: -74.15252942081321
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Teachings of Christ

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

Exaltation of the Cross

Save Your people, O Lord, and bless Your inheritance; * grant victory to Your Church over her enemies * and protect Your commonwealth by Your Cross. (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.

Willingly lifted up on the Cross, O Christ God, * bestow Your compassions upon the new commonwealth that bears Your name. * By your power grant joy to Your Church, * granting her victory over her enemies. * May she have your Cross as the weapon of peace * and the invincible ensign of victory. (Kontakion - Tone 4)

The Church celebrates the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross on September 14th.

Random Proverb

Honor the Lord with your wealth and with the firstfruits of all your produce; then your barns will be filled with plenty, and your vats will be bursting with wine. (Proverbs 3:9,10 ESV)

Pray Without Ceasing

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

Wisdom from the Church Fathers

"In the matter of piety, poverty serves us better than wealth, and work better than idleness, especially since wealth becomes an obstacle even for those who do not devote themselves to it. Yet, when we must put aside our wrath, quench our envy, soften our anger, offer our prayers, and show a disposition which is reasonable, mild, kindly, and loving, how could poverty stand in our way? For we accomplish these things not by spending money but by making the correct choice. Almsgiving above all else requires money, but even this shines with a brighter luster when the alms are given from our poverty. The widow who paid in the two mites was poorer than any human, but she outdid them all."

St. John Chrysostom