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Metro Area: Seattle (WA)
Eritrean (Ge'ez) Catholic Community of Seattle
Historical Entry: Relocated
Formerly at:
Immaculate Conception (Latin) Church
820 18th Ave
Seattle
WA
98122-4706
USA
Historical Location - Not A Mailing Address Or Active Location
Rite: Alexandrian
Church sui iuris: Ethiopian (Ge'ez) Catholic
Latin Archdiocese: Seattle
Canonically: Latin
Ritually: Ethiopian
Pastorally: Eritrean
Cemetery: None

Sacramental Records Presumed to be at:
Immaculate Conception Church
820 18th Ave
Seattle
WA
98122-4706
USA
Ph: 206-322-5970
Fax: 206-322-9417

Status & Location Changes:
Relocated in: 2010, to St Monica (Latin) Church, Mercer Island
For this church, this is entry 1
of 2
This Entry Last Updated: 09/28/2010
Latitude: 47.6094468
Longitude: -122.3088754
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Teachings of Christ

“You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment. And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself. On these two commandments depend all the Law and the Prophets.” (Matthew 22:37-40 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

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

"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