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St Elias Byzantine (Ruthenian) [Hungarian] Church
42 Cooke Ave
Carteret
NJ
07002-3043
USA
Phone: 732-541-5213
Other: 908-672-2550 (Emergency)
Fax: 732-541-9637

Rite: Byzantine
Church sui iuris: Byzantine Ruthenian Catholic
Canonical Jurisdiction(s):
Metropolitan Archeparchy: Pittsburgh of the Ruthenians
Eparchy: Passaic of the Ruthenians
Canonically: Ruthenian
Pastorally: Hungarian
Cemetery: None

 

Schedule of Divine Services

Always call ahead to verify times

Day

Service

Time

Sunday Divine Liturgy 8:30 am
Saturday Vigil Divine Liturgy 4:00 pm
Holy Day  Divine Liturgy  7:00 pm

Confessions - 1/2 hour before all scheduled services.

Served by:  V. Rev. John S. Custer, SSL, STD  Administrator,  Rev. Edward Semko, Resident priest.

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

Status & Location Changes:
Formed in: 1907, under the patronage of St Elias
Other Date: 1910, divided, resulting in formation of St Demetrius Ruthenian Greek-Catholic Church

Status: ACTIVE CHURCH
This Entry Last Updated: 09/22/2017
Latitude: 40.577614
Longitude: -74.220109
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Teachings of Christ

“So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.” (Matthew 7:12 ESV)

Entrance of the Mother of God into the Temple

Today is the prelude of the goodwill of God * and the heralding of the salvation of mankind; * the Virgin appears clearly in the temple of God * and foretells Christ to all. * Let us also with a mighty voice cry out to her: * “Rejoice, O Fulfillment of the Creator’s divine plan.” (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.

The most pure Temple of the Savior, * the most precious Bridal-Chamber and Virgin, the sacred Treasury of the glory of God, * is brought today into the house of the Lord, * bringing with her the grace that is in the Divine Spirit. * The angels of God praise her in song: * “She is the heavenly tabernacle.” (Kontakion - Tone 4)

(November 21st)

Random Proverb

"My son, be attentive to my wisdom; incline your ear to my understanding, that you may keep discretion, and your lips may guard knowledge." (Proverbs 5:1,2 ESV)

Pray Without Ceasing

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

Wisdom from the Church Fathers

Our distresses are notorious, even though we leave them untold, for now their sound has gone out into all the world. The doctrines of the Fathers are despised; apostolic traditions are set at nought; the devices of innovators are in vogue in the Churches; now men are rather contrivers of cunning systems than theologians; the wisdom of this world wins the highest prizes and has rejected the glory of the cross. Shepherds are banished, and in their places are introduced grievous wolves hurrying the flock of Christ. Houses of prayer have none to assemble in them; desert places are full of lamenting crowds. The elders lament when they compare the present with the past. The younger are yet more to be compassionated, for they do not know of what they have been deprived. All this is enough to stir the pity of men who have learnt the love of Christ; but, compared with the actual state of things, words fall very far short....

Saint Basil the Great
(Letter 90)