Tag: Catholic

Praying with Balai of Qenneshrin


Your loving-kindness shall be sad upon seeing my stains, yet may it petition Your justice lest I be cast out altogether. ܬܶܟܪܶܐ ܠܛܰܝܒܘܽܬܳܟ. ܡܳܐ ܕܚܳܙܝܳܐ ܠܟ̈ܘܽܬܡܳܬܝ. ܘܬܰܦܺܝܣ ܠܟܺܐܢܘܽܬܳܟ. ܕܠܳܐ ܐܶܫܬܕܶܐ ܠܰܓܡܳܪ܀ Although there are no deeds, save me because of my faith. Save me…

Growth of the Maronite Church in the United States – Five Necessary Components


Introduction I am excited and privileged to be at the forty-seventh Maronite Convention. “The Identity of the Maronite Church” and “Welcoming Non-Maronites into our Faith and Heritage” are two very important topics that are dear to my heart. Instead of treating them separately I…

Catechetical, Liturgical, and Biblical Implications of the Hoosoyo in Contemporary Maronite Tradition


Written by Fr. Anthony Salim, Pastor of  St. Joseph Maronite Church, Olean, NY and author of Captivated by your Teachings When Professor Miller asked me to consider presenting a paper at this symposium, he told me that he wanted to have a living witness to…