The Thyateira Confession (1975): Partaking of the Holy Communion

His Eminence Archbishop Athenagoras Kokkinakis was born on the island of Patmos as Theodore Kokkinakis. He graduated from the Theological School of Halki in 1934. He studied at the General Theological Seminary, Columbia University, and Northwestern University. Theodore was ordained to the priesthood in 1940 and was assigned to the church of St. Andrew in Chicago, later serving also at the church of St. Demetrios in Astoria, New York. He acted as editor of the Orthodox Observer, the archdiocesan magazine. […]

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6 Things You Should Know about the Melkite Catholic Church

    This article, published on September 7th 2012, is reproduced with the kind permission of the St Peter’s List (http://www.stpeterslist.com). 6 Things You Should Know about the Melkite Catholic Church Pope Pius XII, Bishop of Rome and Melkite Patriarch of Antioch, Maximos IV Listers: as you know, the universal Catholic Church is comprised of 23 sui iuris (self-governing) ritual Churches united by their communion with each other and with the See of Rome. Though the Roman Church is the largest, […]

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Holy Week: Easter Sunday

Services at ‘Our Lady of Damascus’ (Valletta) on Easter Sunday: Starting at 08.00:  Matins of the Resurrection Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom Reading of the Gospel in different languages Distribution of the red paschal eggs

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Know about the Saint of the day!

Visit us on Facebook and Google Plus! You will find information about the saint of the day, along with his / her apolytikion (hymn). Other daily posts about the Eastern Christian tradition. We only send two posts per day, so as not to clutter you Facebook! If you find our posts interesting, give us your ‘like’. Moreover, your comments are most welcome.”   http://www.facebook.com/GreekCatholicChurchOfOurLadyOfDamascusInMalta https://plus.google.com/105716116681916825725/posts

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Welcome to our new website

Hello and welcome to the website of the Church of our Lady of Damascus! During the past few years, various members of this Church’s community have expressed their wish that, one day, a website might be designed offering information about this historical place of worship. This wish has now come true! This website is the result of the hard work of a number of people who have at heart this unique Church on the island of Malta. We believe this […]

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