Vatican Appointments

January 23, 2023 The Vatican Announced today that Bishop Milan Lach SJ is transferred from the Eparchy of Parma to Auxiliary Bishop of the Eparchy of Bratislava, Slovakia. Most Reverend Kurt Burnette of the Eparchy of Passaic is appointed as … Continue reading

The sound of music

There are hymns and songs that are unmistakenly a vital part of this time of year.  Below, readers of The Byzantine Catholic World share their special musical memories of Christmas past and present.   Music has been an integral part … Continue reading

“Overwhelmed with gratitude”

St. Nicholas Charity Dinner at St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Munhall, Pa. celebrates 65th year by David Mayernik Jr., Editor   This year’s 65th annual St. Nicholas Charity Dinner coincided on the same day as National Cookie Day. It’s … Continue reading

Christmas Greetings 2022

Peace for Ukraine Christ is Born! Glorify Him! Dear People, The Christmas message from the Gospel of Saint Luke, “The angel said to them, “Do not be afraid; for behold, I proclaim to you good news of great joy that … Continue reading

Pittsburgh Byzantine Choir Live Streaming Event

  LIVE streaming event The Pittsburgh Byzantine Catholic Archeparchial Choir’s December 11 presentation of “A Byzantine Christmas” at Holy Spirit Byzantine Catholic Church in Oakland was a joyously successful event.  In case you were unable to attend, the PBCAC has … Continue reading

Celebrating 40 years

St. John Chrysostom in Houston, Texas marks milestone   by Father Tom Wells St. John Chrysostom, Houston, Texas St. John Chrysostom Byzantine Catholic Church in Houston, Texas celebrated its 40th anniversary Nov. 6 with a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy and banquet. … Continue reading

“It…refueled the small fire”

By Subdeacon Abraham Barahmeh, St. Basil Melkite Church, Utica, N.Y. For many years I have been discerning the Holy Priesthood. But only recently, in my senior year of high school in 2020, did I take my faith and discernment seriously. … Continue reading