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Updated Clergy Assignments 660 330 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

Updated Clergy Assignments

Dear Faithful of the Chaldean Catholic Eparchy of St. Thomas the Apostle, The clergy assignments have been updated this year and include the following: – Fr. (elect) John Jaddou, expected to be ordained on June 30, 2018, will be assigned as Parochial vicar of Saint Joseph Chaldean Catholic Church in Troy, Michigan.      …

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Friday’s of Lent Stations of the Cross & Mass Schedule 366 366 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

Friday’s of Lent Stations of the Cross & Mass Schedule

Urgent Cancer Relief Fund (UCRF) 540 524 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

Urgent Cancer Relief Fund (UCRF)

“Live simply so that others may simply live.” -Mother Teresa As we begin our Lenten journey towards Easter, let us remember that Lent is not only a time to turn away from sin, but also a time to help us return to the simple things: prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. This Lent, as an act of…

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Fr. Pierre Konja’s Assignment 320 180 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

Fr. Pierre Konja’s Assignment

It’s with a bittersweet heart that I write this article to my beloved home parish and the people God has trusted me to serve. At the end of April I will be leaving Mother of God church and I will begin a year long assignment in Iraq. Let that soak in. Now, let me explain.…

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An interview with Fr. Patrick Setto 640 640 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

An interview with Fr. Patrick Setto

Fr. Patrick Setto is the newest ordained priest of the Chaldean Catholic Eparchy of St. Thomas the Apostle, ordained July 2nd of 2017. Fr. Setto answered these questions when he was still a deacon preparing for his ordination.   Q: Tell me a little bit about yourself. (Home parish, family background, etc.)   I am…

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An interview with Fr. Bryan Kassa 970 970 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

An interview with Fr. Bryan Kassa

Fr. Bryan Kassa celebrated his first year as a priest on July 2nd, 2017. He is currently an associate pastor at St. Joseph Chaldean Catholic Church in Troy, Michigan.    Q: Tell us a little bit about your call to the priesthood.    I don’t think I was taking my faith seriously until I was…

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An Interview with Fr. Fadi Philip 4032 3024 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

An Interview with Fr. Fadi Philip

This month, a group of missionaries will travel to Lebanon to give medical and spiritual aid to displaced Christians who have been forced to leave their homes due to wars and persecution. The team will be led by Fr. Fadi Philip, a Chaldean Catholic priest and the pastor of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in…

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An important message from St. Thomas the Apostle Chaldean Catholic Diocese 745 878 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

An important message from St. Thomas the Apostle Chaldean Catholic Diocese

To the Faithful of St. Thomas the Apostle Chaldean Catholic Diocese. Through the grace of baptism every Christian has the Holy Spirit dwelling in them. Each of us have the ability to bless. To be clear I have not given Najeeb Awad to have any special authority of healing or blessing over anyone. Also to be…

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Take Action on Behalf of Christians in the Middle East 838 526 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

Take Action on Behalf of Christians in the Middle East

Dear friends, I write to you while in Baghdad, Iraq as we prepare for the upcoming Synod of the Chaldean Church in Rome. I wish to let you know that I am currently assisting the Religious Advisory Board for the organization In Defense of Christians, a non-profit organization advocating for the human rights of Middle…

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Sr. Mary Lourde First Profession of Viws 750 742 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

Sr. Mary Lourde First Profession of Viws

First profession of vows takes place after the two-year period of novitiate is completed. The novice prepares to make her first profession of poverty, chastity and obedience. She may renew these vows every year for a period of six years before her final commitment. Please keep Sr. Lourde in your prayers!

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