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Nativity of the Mother of God
Ukrainian Catholic Church

Fr. Richard Janowicz, Pastor
rjano@aol.com
John Patterson, Deacon
Cantor: Joe Escobar

704 Aspen Street
Springfield, Oregon 97477
(541) 726-7309
Nativity Parish is an Eastern Catholic parish which celebrates the Byzantine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom.
"We believe that the venerable and ancient tradition of the Eastern Churches is an integral part of the heritage of Christ's Church . . . the first need for Catholics is to be familiar with that tradition..."
- Pope John Paul II, Orientale Lumen, "Light of the East" (1995)
"That the Eastern Catholic Churches and their venerable traditions may be known and esteemed as a spiritual treasure for the whole Church."
- Pope Benedict XVI, Prayer Intention for November 2011
This Week
No Public Services. Click here for streaming video link.
•Feb. 29
Fifth Sunday of the Great Fast
Divine Liturgy - 10:00 am    Read Homily Read Full Liturgy Text
Epistle: Hebrews 9:11-14  
Gospel: Mark 10:32-45  
This service will be live streamed.

Schedule for Monday, March 30 through Friday, April 3
•7:00 am
First Hour First Hour Text
This service will be live streamed.

•12:00 pm
Sixth Hour Sixth Hour Text
This service will be live streamed.

•8:00 pm [Except Friday]
Small Compline
This service will be live streamed.

•Apr. 3
Presanctified Liturgy - 7:00 pm
This service will be live streamed.

Glory to Jesus Christ! Слава Ісусу Христу!

Dear Parishioners,

As cases of infection continue to climb, I have come to think that it is best that we take a breather from public services. So I ask you, please, not to come to Presanctified Liturgy on Friday, nor for the Divine Liturgy on Sunday.

I will take these services with the cantors (and their families) if they wish to come, but I ask everyone else to join in by live stream, for Friday and Sunday.

I appreciate all your cooperation and support thus far. Thank you very much. Let us spend these next few days with a sense of solidarity with those who have been unable to attend services these past few weeks, and, as a parish, let us continue to pray for the end of this epidemic, for the spiritual and physical health of your fellow parishioners and your families. St. James wrote: : "Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The fervent prayer of a righteous person is very powerful."

But I also add that even the prayers of a sinner like me are still heard by the Lord. So let us pray.

We will see what the situation is after this weekend and then make further decisions.

God bless and keep you all!
Fr. Richard