Holy Week at St Sharbel’s

Brothers and Sisters, I wanted to pass along the Holy Week schedule and invite you all to start thinking and planning which liturgies you will be able to attend.  I know some of you will want to come every day, and that is wonderful.  I know some of you will only be...

24 Hours for the Lord

The Holy Father has called for the Universal Church to pause and for each parish to be open for 24 hours.  During this time, St Sharbel’s will be open and will offer a period of Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Mass, Confession, Adoration of the Blessed...

Our Call at Lent: Corporal Acts of Mercy

The Holy Father has beautifully directed our attention this year on Mercy.  By reflection of the incredible events of the plan of salvation — that God sent his only Son to us, out of mercy and love for us — we are able to have a glimpse of what we are...

Great Lent/ Holy Week at St Sharbels

Lenten/ Holy Week 2016 Click here to find a printable schedule for Lent & Easter Schedule 2016 People focus on fasting and it’s important. As a reminder, the Most Reverend Bishops Elias Zaidan and Gregory Mansour have previously issued the following Lenten...

Holy Days Schedule for 2016

Brothers and Sisters, We spoke in church yesterday about the schedule for the rest of the year for Holy Days.  Contained in this schedule are the days that I cannot move without approval from bishop (those in red), and those feasts or days that I can move (the ones in...

Our Bishop on EWTN Recently

Our Bishop, Bishop Elias Zaidan, of the Eparchy (Diocese) of Our Lady of Lebanon of Los Angeles, was featured on Fr. Mitch Pacwa’s program “EWTN Live”.  The program aired on 12/23/15, and repeated several times.  The bishop discusses the Maronite...