Our Lady of Perpetual Help Byzantine Catholic Church
Holy Protection Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Phoenix
POLICY STATEMENT REGARDING COVID 19
All parish activities, including Divine Lituries, Presanctified Liturgies, education classes, and social gathers have been suspended.
The official policy statement from the Eparchy of Phoenix can be found with the following link: Eparchy of Phoenix Updated Policy Related to Coronavirus Outbreak.
Resources and information regarding COVID19 can be found at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Our Lady of Perpetual Help invites you to come experience the Holy Mysteries and the ancient beauty of the Eastern Christian expression of the Apostolic Catholic faith. If you live in the area, please consider making this your spiritual home in New Mexico. Our church offers a rich liturgical prayer life, solid Catholic teaching, and a broad range of activities for all ages.
9:00 am - Matins
10:00 am - Divine Liturgy
Weekly liturgical schedule can be found here
March 15, The Jesus Prayer
First of all, Gregory Palamas defended the close link that exists among all the components of a human being, soul and body. For Palamas, the Jesus Prayer is the positive means to unite body and soul in prayer and to have a constant remembrance of God. Because of the need for giving full attention in prayer, Saint Gregory defends the psychophysical techniques connected to the Jesus Prayer (see more here).