NJ: Mahwah

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Metro Area: New York City (NY)
Holy Spirit Byzantine (Ruthenian) Church
104 Church St
Mahwah
NJ
07430-1202
USA
Phone: 973-529-3269

Rite: Byzantine
Church sui iuris: Byzantine Ruthenian Catholic
Canonical Jurisdiction(s):
Metropolitan Archeparchy: Pittsburgh of the Ruthenians
Eparchy: Passaic of the Ruthenians
Cemetery: This parish has a cemetery


 
Schedule of Divine Services
Always call ahead to verify times
Day
Service
Time
Sunday Divine Liturgy 10:00 AM
Holy Day Divine Liturgy  7:00 PM
Mystery of Reconciliation -  1/2 hour before all scheduled services.

Served by: V. Rev. John S. Custer, SSL, STD, Rev. Jody J. Baran


Mailing Address:
Holy Spirit Byzantine Church
PO Box 825
Mahwah
NJ
07430-0825
USA
Ph: 973-777-2553
Fax: 973-777-9474
Served From:
St Michael Byzantine Cathedral
96 1st St
Passaic
NJ
07055-6412
USA
Ph: 973-777-2553
Fax: 973-777-9474
Sacramental Records: In custody of the parish

Status & Location Changes:
Formed in: 1915, meeting at Immaculate Heart of Mary Polish (Latin) Church in Mahwah
Relocated in: 1926, to meet at a community hall on Wilmuth St and a private home on Church St
Parish erected in: 1926, as Holy Ghost Catholic Church of the United Greek Catholic Rite
Relocated in: 1928, to its present site
Status: ACTIVE CHURCH
This Entry Last Updated: 09/22/2017
Latitude: 41.0986682691816
Longitude: -74.15252942081321
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Teachings of Christ

'Truly, truly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in you. Whoever feeds on my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up on the last day." (John 6:53-54 ESV)

Exaltation of the Cross

Save Your people, O Lord, and bless Your inheritance; * grant victory to Your Church over her enemies * and protect Your commonwealth by Your Cross. (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.

Willingly lifted up on the Cross, O Christ God, * bestow Your compassions upon the new commonwealth that bears Your name. * By your power grant joy to Your Church, * granting her victory over her enemies. * May she have your Cross as the weapon of peace * and the invincible ensign of victory. (Kontakion - Tone 4)

The Church celebrates the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross on September 14th.

Nativity of the Mother of God

Your nativity, O Virgin Mother of God, * heralded joy to all the world; * for from you has dawned the Sun of Righteousness, Christ our God, * and, having annulled the curse, He gave the blessing * and by destroying Death He granted us eternal life. (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.

Through your holy nativity, O Immaculate One, * Joachim and Anna were freed from the reproach of childlessness, * and Adam and Eve from the corruption of death. * Delivered from the guilt of sin, your people celebrate this as they cry out to you: * "The barren woman gives birth to the Mother of God, the Nourisher of our Life." (Kontakion - Tone 4)

The Church celebrates the Feast of the Nativity of the Mother of God on September 8th.

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

The enemy of our salvation especially strives to draw our heart and mind away from God when we are about to serve Him, and endeavours to adulterously attach our heart to something irrelevant. Be always, every moment, with God, especially when you pray to Him. If you are inconstant, you will fall away from life, and will cast yourself into sorrow and straitness. 

St. John of Kronstadt