Weekly Update and Bulletin From Fr. Robert Miclean – January 6, 2019

“Today the waters of the Jordan are transformed into healing by the coming of the Lord.  Today the transgressions of men are washed away by the waters of the Jordan…  Today we have been delivered from darkness and illuminated with the light of the knowledge of God. Today the blinding mist of the world is dispersed […]

Weekly Update and Bulletin From Fr. Robert Miclean – December 30, 2018

Blessed Nativity in Continuation, Many Years!  “The angels offer Thee a hymn; the heavens, a star; the Magi, gifts; the shepherds, their wonder; the earth, its cave; the wilderness, a manger; and we offer Thee a Virgin Mother.”(Stichera, Vespers of Nativity).  The Lord grant all of you great joy as we continue to celebrate our […]

Weekly Update and Bulletin From Fr. Robert Miclean – December 23, 2018

“The angels offer Thee a hymn; the heavens, a star; the Magi, gifts; the shepherds, their wonder; the earth, its cave; the wilderness, a manger; and we offer Thee a Virgin Mother.”(Stichera, Vespers of Nativity).  The Lord grant all of you great joy as we celebrate our Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ’s holy Nativity.  […]

Weekly Update and Bulletin From Fr. Robert Miclean – December 16, 2018

The Sunday that falls between December 11-17 is known as the Sunday of the Holy Forefathers, the ancestors of Christ according to the flesh who lived before the Law and under the Law, especially the Patriarch Abraham, to whom God said, “In thy seed shall all of the nations of the earth be blessed” (Gen. […]

Weekly Update and Bulletin From Fr. Robert Miclean – December 9, 2018

Today’s Gospelis another reminder of the importance of giving thanks to God for His work in our lives: healing us, growing us, saving us. Of the ten lepers healed, only ONE came back to prostrate himself before God and offer his humble thanks. We too can take God’s work in our lives for granted.  All of us […]

Weekly Update and Bulletin From Fr. Robert Miclean – December 2, 2018

Christ God shatters the myth that being ‘good’ is ‘good enough’.  Inheriting the Kingdom of Heaven is not just about following God’s commandments, as important as they are, but doing so because of love for God, a desire to be made compatible to be in His near presence, which is what it means to have […]

Weekly Update and Bulletin From Fr. Robert Miclean – November 25, 2018

Having just celebrated Thanksgiving, we’re reminded of the importance of giving thanks to God for His work in our lives: healing us, growing us, saving us.  Giving thanks is not something we can afford to do just once a year, of course: thanking God, remembering God as the Giver of all that is good, is […]

Weekly Update and Bulletin From Fr. Robert Miclean – November 18, 2018

Thoughts on Today’s Gospel “…God said to him, ‘Fool! This night your soul will be required of you; then whose will those things be which you have provided?’ So is he who lays up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.”  How do we become ‘rich’ toward God?  Christ God is meant to […]

Weekly Update and Bulletin From Fr. Robert Miclean – November 11, 2018

The Parable of the Good Samaritan calls us to come outside ourselves and our own self-focus to live as Christ in the midst of a world torn apart and ravaged by the ‘thieves’ of our souls that rob mankind of its greatest treasure: our life in and with God the Holy Trinity, our identity as […]

Weekly Update and Bulletin From Fr. Robert Miclean – November 4, 2018

On our Patronal Feast this Thursday… The Synaxis of the Chief of the Heavenly Hosts, Archangel Michael and the Other Heavenly Bodiless Powers: Archangels Gabriel, Raphael, Uriel, Selaphiel, Jehudiel, Barachiel, and Jeremiel was established at the beginning of the 4th century at the Council of Laodicea, which met several years before the First Ecumenical Council. […]