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St Barbara the Great Martyr Melkite Greek-Catholic Mission
Meeting at:
St John Chrysostom Byzantine (Ruthenian) Church
5402 Acorn St
Houston
TX
77092-4255
USA
See Mailing Address Below
Phone: 832-846-5720

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 Divine Liturgy 12:00pm
     
     

Mystery of Reconciliation

   
   
 

Mailing Address:
St Barbara Melkite Mission
c/o Rev.Fadi Al Mimass
706 E Main St
Humble
TX
77338-4714
USA
Ph: 832-846-5720
Served From: See Above Entry
Sacramental Records: In custody of the parish
Status & Location Changes:
Formed in: 2012, as the Melkite Greek-Catholic Outreach of Houston
Mission established in: 2015, under the patronage of St Barbara the Great Martyr

Status: ACTIVE MISSION
This Entry Last Updated: 01/19/2017

Latitude: 29.837243
Longitude: -95.471526
Located in: Texas | Texas | Show All | All Active
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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)

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

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

I pray Thee, compassionate Lord, do not allow me to be condemned because of the unworthy and ungrateful manner in which I contemplate the great mysteries that Thou hast revealed to Thy saints and through them to me, a sinner and Thy unworthy servant. For see, Lord, Thy servant stands before Thee, idle in everything, speechless, as one who is dead; and I do not dare to say anything more or to presumptuously contemplate further. But as always I fall down before Thee, crying from the depths of my soul. . . .

St. Peter of Damascus