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Metro Area: Lowell - Lawrence - Haverhill (MA)
St Joseph Melkite Greek-Catholic Church
241 Hampshire St
Lawrence
MA
01841-3641
USA
Phone: 978-682-8152
Fax: 978-682-6114

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 Orthros 9:30am
  Divine Liturgy
10:00am
Saturday Vespers 5:00pm
     
     

Mystery of Reconciliation

   
   
 

 


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

Status & Location Changes:
Formed in: 1896
Parish erected in: 1901, under the patronage of St Joseph
Relocated in: 1951, to its present address

Status: ACTIVE CHURCH
This Entry Last Updated: 02/22/2017

Latitude: 42.711302
Longitude: -71.168627
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Teachings of Christ

“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly." (John 10:10 ESV)

Theophany

At Your baptism in the Jordan, O Lord, * worship of the Trinity was revealed, * for the Father's voice bore witness to You, calling You His “beloved Son”, * and the Spirit in the form of a dove confirmed the truth of these words. * O Christ God, * Who appeared and enlightened the world, glory to You! (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.

You have appeared to the whole world today, * and Your light, O Lord, is signed upon us, * who with knowledge sing praise to You: * “You have come, and You have appeared , O Unapproachable Light." (Kontakion, Tone 4)

Christ is Born!

Your Nativity, O Christ our God, * has dawned upon the world the light of knowledge. * for through it, those who served the stars * were taught by a star to worship You, the Sun of Righteousness * and to know You, the Dawn from on high. * Glory to You, O Lord! (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.

Today the Virgin gives birth to the Transcendent One, * and the earth offers a cave to the Unapproachable One. * Angels and shepherds sing His glory; * Wise Men journey with a star * for there is born for us an infant Child, the God Who is before all ages. (Kontakion, Tone 3)

Random Proverb

"My son, keep my words and treasure up my commandments with you; keep my commandments and live." (Proverbs 7:1,2 ESV)

Pray Without Ceasing

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

Wisdom from the Church Fathers

Good and God-loving men accuse people of something bad when they are present, but when they are absent they not only refrain from accusing them, but do not permit others to do so when they attempt to speak of them.

From St. Anthony the Great (170 Texts on Saintly Life no. 30) REF: Fr. Seraphim Rose, "Letters"