~ Thinking ~
both - and;
prefer poertic synthesis to
Social justice issues flow from the communion of the Trinity.
The Trinitarian community of love
is a model for us.
BYZANTINE RITE TODAY
The use of dramatic music and actions tries to lift people up to experience a 'taste of Heaven'.
Emphasis: This is what God has in store for us in Heaven, so go and live this our in the world right now.
There is a more relaxed felling, very down to earth, using a lot of contemporary music. Liturgy has the ell of a shared celebration.
Emphasis: God is here with us, so go and live this our in the world.
~ The Divine Liturgy ~
ROMAN RITE TODAY
either - or;
often prefer juridical,
to poetic synthesis
Social justice issues flow from Christ's humanity.
We act toward one another as Jesus of Nazareth did.
Different - Yet The Same
Two Traditions, But One Catholic Church
HAVE OTHER QUESTIONS ABOUT THE CHURCH YOU WOULD LIKE ANSWERED?
Father Sal would be happy to answer them.
WHO IS OUR PASTOR?
Fr. Vsevolod Shevchuk (Fr. Sal) is the parish administrator. He speaks English, Ukrainian and Russian. Father Sal is here to lead and help us all.
WHEN IS THERE FELLOWSHIP?
After Sunday Divine Liturgy (Mass), we gather for refreshments and community fellowship. Also on holidays, we will have special dinners.
DO I HAVE TO SPEAK UKRAINIAN?
No. The service, the Divine Liturgy, is in English.
No. Not any more than you have to be Roman to attend a Roman Catholic Church.