All Historical


"Historical" entries are those of parishes and missions that are:

    • *no longer extant under an identity that they once had (e.g., mergers and patronal changes); or,
    • *no longer located in a place (city, town, etc.) where they were once situated.

      For a fuller description of historical entries, including what they are, why they are included, and how to recognize them, see

What Are Historical Entries?


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Metro Area: Harrisburg (PA)
Gettysburg Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Mission
Historical Entry: Suppressed
Metro Area: Scranton - Wilkes-Barre - Hazleton (PA)
Ruthenian (Ukrainian) Greek Catholic Congregation of St Wolodymir
Historical Entry: Renamed
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Metro Area: Scranton - Wilkes-Barre - Hazleton (PA)
St George Greek Catholic Church of Minersville (Kear's Hill)
Historical Entry: Renamed
Metro Area: Scranton - Wilkes-Barre - Hazleton (PA)
St George Greek Catholic Church (2) of Minersville (Front St)
Historical Entry: Relocated & Translated to Orthodoxy
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Teachings of Christ

“Everyone who drinks of this water will be thirsty again, but whoever drinks of the water that I will give him will never be thirsty again. The water that I will give him will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life.” (John 4:13-14 ESV)

Ascension

You ascended in glory, O Christ our God, * granting joy to Your disciples by the promise of the Holy Spirit; * through this blessing they were assured * that You are the Son of God * the Redeemer of the world! (Troparion)

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

When You fulfilled the divine plan for us * and united things on earth with things in heaven, * You ascended in glory, O Christ our God, * in no way departing from us but remaining inseparable, * and crying out to those who love You: “I am with you, and no one is against you.” (Kontakion)

Random Proverb

"He who commits adultery lacks sense; he who does it destroys himself." (Proverbs 6:32 ESV)

Pray Without Ceasing

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

Wisdom from the Church Fathers

We ought to learn the virtues through practicing them, not merely through talking about them, so that by acquiring the habit of them we do not forget what is of benefit to us. 'The kingdom of God', St. Paul says, 'resides not in words but in power' (I Cor. 4:20). For he who tries to discover things through actual practice will come to understand what gain or loss lies in any activity that he pursues..."

St. Peter of Damaskos (Book 1:A Treasury of Divine Knowledge, The Philokalia Vol. 3 pg. 183)