Monday, September 26, 2022 UTC

JUNE 28 & 29: FEAST OF PETER & PAUL PREEMINENT APOSTLES (HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION)

peterandpaul       JUNE 28: VESPERS – 6:00 PM; JUNE 29: DIVINE LITURGY – 6:00 PM.

Vesper Propers: 06-29_Peter_and_Paul_Vespers

Divine Liturgy propers: 06-29_Peter_and_Paul_DL

Parishes live-streaming in the Diocese can be found here: https://www.eparchyofpassaic.com/livestream

THE FEAST OF SS. PETER and PAUL ACCORDING TO THE BYZANTINE RITE TRADITION (from Eparchy of Pittsburgh): https://archpitt.org/the-feast-of-55-peter-and-paul-according-to-the-byzantine-rite-tradition/

The feast day commemorates the Apostles St. Peter and St. Paul for their ministry of the teachings of Jesus and their martyrdom in Rome. We also complete the Apostle’s Fast on June 29th. The Gospel Reading is Matthew 16: 13-19 in which Peter declares Jesus the Messiah. Jesus blesses Peter for this news was revealed by Jesus’ “Father in heaven.” Jesus also tell’s Peter that he is the “rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades[b] will not overcome it.”