PA: Greensburg - 2

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Metro Area: Pittsburgh (PA)
Transfiguration of Our Lord Greek Catholic (Ruthenian)
Formerly at:
Broad St
Greensburg
PA
USA
Rite: Byzantine
Church sui iuris: Byzantine Ruthenian Catholic
Apostolic Exarchate: US, Faithful of the Oriental Rites (Ruthenian)

Sacramental Records at:
St Nicholas of Myra Byzantine Church
624 E Pittsburgh St
Greensburg
PA
15601-2635
USA
Ph: 724-837-0295
Fax: 724-837-9042

Status & Location Changes:
Formed in: 1955 meeting in Greensburg PA, as a mission of St Mary Byzantine Church, Herminie PA
Relocated in: 1956 to Board St, Greensburg PA
Parish erected in: 1959
Relocated in: 1959 to its present site
Renamed in: 1959 as St Nicholas of Myra Byzantine (Ruthenian) Church
For this church, this is entry 1
of 2
This Entry Last Updated: 11/10/2009
Latitude: 40.279224
Longitude: -79.546924
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Teachings of Christ

“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you." (Matthew 7:7,8 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

"Go to the ant, O sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise. Without having any chief, officer, or ruler, she prepares her bread in summer and gathers her food in harvest." (Proverbs 6:6-8 ESV)

Pray Without Ceasing

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

Wisdom from the Church Fathers

Our Lord Jesus Christ..., who came to liberate mankind, in which both males and females are destined to salvation, was not adverse to males, for He took the form of a male, nor to females, for of a female He was born. Besides, there is a great mystery here: that just as death comes to us through a woman, Life is born to us through a woman; that the devil - defeated - would be tormented by each nature, feminine and masculine, since he had taken delight in the defection of both.

St. Augustine of Hippo, Ca. A.D. 397, Christian Combat 22, 24 in The Faith of the Early Fathers (Jurgens, Liturgical Press) 3:50, no. 1578