News

Episode I: Reflection on Pope Francis’ Apostolic Visit to Iraq 1440 960 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

Episode I: Reflection on Pope Francis’ Apostolic Visit to Iraq

AUDIO: Reflection on the Pope’s Apostolic Visit from Bishop Francis from Baghdad, Iraq.

read more
Pope Francis Visit to Iraq 2000 901 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

Pope Francis Visit to Iraq

زيارة البابا فرنسيس للعراق Pope Francis will be the first pontiff ever to visit Iraq, visiting from March 5-8, 2020.

read more
Prayer for Pope Francis’ Visit to Iraq 1152 735 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

Prayer for Pope Francis’ Visit to Iraq

His Eminence Cardinal Louis Raphaël I Sako has asked all the faithful to pray for Pope Francis during his visit to Iraq.

read more
2021 Lent Schedules 1500 900 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

2021 Lent Schedules

الصوم الكبير

read more
Mass for the Deceased Faithful 1334 1001 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

Mass for the Deceased Faithful

قداس عن راحة انفس الموتى المؤمنين

read more
Pastoral Letter on Lent 2021 1500 712 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

Pastoral Letter on Lent 2021

رسالة راعوية بمناسبة حلول الصوم الكبير

read more
Virtual Dinner Raises Over $450,000 for Diocese 2000 1307 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

Virtual Dinner Raises Over $450,000 for Diocese

Gathering restrictions didn’t stop us from holding our 2nd Annual Bishop’s Dinner on Thursday, January 28, 2021. Although we weren’t able to gather in person, that didn’t stop our community from joining us virtually in the name of Jesus to celebrate Ba’utha Thanksgiving!

read more
Chaldeans for Life Day of Prayer 2021 1500 1000 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

Chaldeans for Life Day of Prayer 2021

On Friday, January 29, Chaldeans across the diocese organized to be a voice for the unborn, marking the first Chaldeans for Life: Day of Prayer.

read more
Mass & Blessing for Servers 2021 1500 1000 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

Mass & Blessing for Servers 2021

Special Mass and blessing for all shamashe (sub-deacons), and servers of the diocese.

read more
Ba’utha 2021 1200 497 Chaldean Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle U.S.A

Ba’utha 2021

  On Monday, January 25, we begin the fast of Nineveh, also known as Ba’utha. Ba’utha is a 3 day fast, usually abstaining from all dairy foods and meat products, as we pray and ask for God’s mercy. Ba’utha is always celebrated three weeks before Lent and lasts three days. View Ba’utha Prayers Ba’utha Church…

read more
X