California

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Metro Area: San Jose (CA)
St Elias the Prophet Melkite Church
Status: ACTIVE CHURCH
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Metro Area: San Diego - North Country (CA)
Virgin Mary Melkite Greek-Catholic Community
Status: ACTIVE MISSION
Metro Area: San Diego - North Country (CA)
Vurgin Mary Melkite Greek-Catholic Community
See Instead: CA: San Marcos
Status: X-REFERENCE ENTRY ONLY
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Metro Area: Sacramento (CA)
St George Melkite Church
Status: ACTIVE CHURCH
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Metro Area: Los Angeles (CA)
St Anne Melkite Church
Status: ACTIVE CHURCH
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Metro Area: Los Angeles (CA)
St Paul Melkite Mission
Status: ACTIVE MISSION
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Christ is Risen!

Christ is risen from the dead, trampling down death by death, and to those in the tombs bestowing life! (Troparion)

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now and ever and to the ages of ages. Amen.

Although You descended into the tomb, O Immortal One, * You destroyed the power of Hades; * You arose as the victor, O Christ God, * proclaiming to the myrrh-bearing women: “Rejoice!” * and granting peace to Your Apostles, * O, You, Who gives resurrection to the fallen. (Kontakion)

Teachings of Christ

“Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account." (Matthew 5:11 ESV)

Random Proverb

"Blessed is the one who finds wisdom, and the one who gets understanding, for the gain from her is better than gain from silver and her profit better than gold." (Proverbs 3:13,14 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)