Pennsylvania

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Metro Area: Scranton - Wilkes-Barre - Hazleton (PA)
Ss Peter & Paul Byzantine (Ruthenian)
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Metro Area: Scranton - Wilkes-Barre - Hazleton (PA)
St Michael the Archangel Byzantine (Ruthenian) Church
Status: ACTIVE CHURCH
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Metro Area: Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton (PA)
Our Lady of Mercy Melkite Greek-Catholic Mission
Status: ACTIVE MISSION
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Metro Area: Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton (PA)
St Michael the Archangel Byzantine (Ruthenian) Church
Status: ACTIVE CHURCH
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Metro Area: Scranton (PA)
St Joseph, the Betrothed of the Mother of God, Melkite Greek-Catholic Church
Status: ACTIVE CHURCH
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Metro Area: Scranton - Wilkes-Barre - Hazleton (PA)
St John the Baptist Byzantine (Ruthenian) Church
Status: ACTIVE CHURCH
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Teachings of Christ

“If anyone thirsts, let him come to me and drink. Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, ‘Out of his heart will flow rivers of living water.’" (John 7:37-38 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.

Random Proverb

"The wage of the righteous leads to life, the gain of the wicked to sin." (Proverbs 10:10 ESV)

Pray Without Ceasing

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

Wisdom from the Church Fathers

Repentance is the renewal of baptism. Repentance is a contract with God for a second life. A penitent is a buyer of humility. Repentance is constant distrust of bodily comfort. Repentance is self-condemning reflection, and carefree self-care. Repentance is the daughter of hope and the renunciation of despair. A penitent is an undisgraced convict. Repentance is reconciliation with the Lord by the practice of good deeds contrary to the sins. Repentance is purification of conscience. Repentance is the voluntary endurance of all afflictions. A penitent is the inflicter of his own punishments. Repentance is a mighty persecution of the stomach, and a striking of the soul into vigorous awareness.

St. John of the Ladder