Saturday, September 26, 2020 UTC

DEC 21 & 22: SATURDAY & SUNDAY BEFORE CHRISTMAS, SUNDAY OF THE HOLY ANCESTORS

root%20of%20jesse%20icon  DEC 21: CONFESSION – 3:00 – 3:45 PM,  VESPERAL DIVINE LITURGY (SN) – 4:00 PM;  DEC 22: CONFESSION – 8:45 – 9:30 AM, 3RD HOUR – 9:40 AM, DIVINE LITURGY – 10:00 AM, DECORATE CHURCH AFTER LITURGY.

Today’s Gospel Reading Matthew 1: 1-25 is The Genealogy of Jesus the Messiah. On this day the Church commemorates the ancestors of Christ from Adam to Joseph the Betrothed. Christ’s full humanity meant not just that He possessed a human nature but that He had blood relatives, and that He came from a long family line.

The Fore-feast of Nativity 2 December 21 (from 1995-2016 Melkite Eparchy of Newton):Doc1TheForfeastoftheNativity2December21

The Fore-feast of Nativity 3 December 22 (from 1995-2016 Melkite Eparchy of Newton):Doc2TheForeFeastoftheNativity3December22