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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 (October 25 - October 31)
Sunday:
  21st Sunday after Pentecost
  • DIVINE LITURGY - 9:00 am [Live Streamed] and 11:00 am
     Divine Liturgy Text
--Parishioners with last names A through K, if you are coming, come to the 9:00 Liturgy. This Liturgy will also be LIVE STREAMED.
--Parishioners L through Z, please come to the 11:00 Liturgy.
(If you need to switch times, please ask me.)

I will also distribute Holy Communion at 10:20 to those who cannot come to Liturgy yet want to receive. BUT you must contact me for this to take place.
Monday:
  • First Hour - 7:00 a.m.    First Hour Text
  • Sixth Hour - 12:00 p.m.    Sixth Hour Text
Tuesday:
  • Divine Liturgy - 9:00 a.m.   Divine Liturgy Text
Wednesday:
  • First Hour - 7:00 a.m.    First Hour Text
  • Sixth Hour - 12:00 p.m.    Sixth Hour Text
Thursday:
  • Divine Liturgy - 9:00 a.m.   Divine Liturgy Text
Friday:
  • First Hour - 7:00 a.m.    First Hour Text
  • Sixth Hour - 12:00 p.m.    Sixth Hour Text
All the above will be live streamed.
Streaming Video
Links:
Click to access "Transforming Calamity into Unity, Dignity & Healing".
You can use this link beginning Saturday October 10th: https://leagueofukrainiancatholics.org/october-10-2020-presentation-1/

If you did not yet see the article about the Andrey Sheptytsky Ukrainian Catholic Apostolate of Portland, that was in the Catholic Sentinel, here is the link again:
www.catholicsentinel.org/Content/Default/Homepage-Rotator/Article/Timeless-liturgy-bridges-New-World-and-Old/-3/382/40798?s=1

Plus, somebody over there is looking at our website, so this surprise was in the Sentinel this week also:
www.catholicsentinel.org/Content/News/Local/Article/-Masks-With-a-spirit-of-penance/2/35/40858

Link to our eparchy's website (English and Ukrainian pages, look to the upper right corner for which language you would like):
https://chicagougcc.org/en/

Link to an article about the Byzantine-rite Catholic churches of Greek and Albanian people which have been in southern Italy since ancient times, mentioned in the bulletin:
https://cnewa.org/magazine/italys-byzantine-catholics-30683/

Short interview with Dr. Philip Jenkins, author of "The New Anti-Catholicism; the Last Acceptable Prejudice":
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=782&v=nvLqR0FChEk&feature=emb_logo