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3 Appleton St.
Waterville, ME 04901-6630
Office Phone: (207) 872-8515

e-mail: stjoesinmaine@yahoo.com

Rev. Fr. James Doran, Pastor
Mr. Steve Crate, Subdeacon

Mass Times
Saturday: 4:00 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM
Tues - Fri: 9:00 AM

Confessions
Half hour before mass,
by appointment

Holy Week 2019

Burial of ChristMonday April 15 -- No Mass

Tuesday April 16 -- 9 AM in St. Jude's Chapel

Wednesday April 17 -- 9 AM Mass in St. Jude's Chapel 

                                    6:30 PM Healing Liturgy with the Rite of the Lamp

Thursday April 18 -- 6:30 pm Holy Thursday of the Great Mysteries and Washing of the Feet

Friday April 19 -- Noon Signing of the Chalice

                           6:30 Crucifixion and Burial of Our Lord God and Saviour with Adoration of the Cross

Saturday April 20 --  Noon Service of Forgiveness and Entrance into the Light

                                 4:00 PM Sunday of the Ressurection 

Sunday April 21 -- 10 AM Sunday of the Ressurection

 

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Family Tree(membership in each Christian group has grown considerably)

 

Christianity Branches

A simplified diagram of the various branches of Christianity. The purple line shows the Oriental Orthodox Church (also sometimes referred to as the Jacobite Church or the West Syrian Church). The Yellow line Shows the Assyrian Church of the East (also some times called as Nestorian Church or the East Syrian church)

 

Syriac Christian Churches.svg

source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syriac_Christianity

 

Eastern Catholics World Wide

 

Eastern Catholics in US

 

Emb-
lem

Name

Year United or Legally Established

Rite

Seat

Status

Juris-
dictions

Bishops

Members

 

Albanian Byzantine Catholic Church

1628

Byzantine

FierAlbania

Eparchy

1

1

3,845

 543px Igreja armênica católica.svg

Armenian Catholic Church

1742

Armenian

BeirutLebanon

Patriarchate

17

15

1,000,000

 

Belarusian Greek Catholic Church

1596

Byzantine

(Belarus)

 
 

Bulgarian Greek Catholic Church

1861

Byzantine

SofiaBulgaria

Eparchy

1

1

10,000

 Chaldean Catholic COA.svg

Chaldean Catholic Church

1552, 1692

East Syrian

BaghdadIraq

Patriarchate

22

17

490,371

 Coptic Sertoth

Coptic Catholic Church

1741

Alexandrian

CairoEgypt

Patriarchate

7

10

163,630

 

Eritrean Catholic Church[59]

2015

Alexandrian

AsmaraEritrea

Metropolitanate

4

5

155,480[59]

 Ethiopian Catholic Church cross

Ethiopian Catholic Church

1846

Alexandrian

Addis AbabaEthiopia

Metropolitanate

4

4

229,547

 

Byzantine Catholic Church of Croatia and Serbia[60](p1140)

1611

Byzantine

KriževciCroatia;
Ruski KrsturSerbia

Eparchy

3

4

58,915

 

Greek Byzantine Catholic Church

1829

Byzantine

AthensGreece

Eparchy

2

1

2,525

 

Hungarian Greek Catholic Church

1646

Byzantine

NyíregyházaHungary

Metropolitanate

3

2

290,000

 

Italo-Albanian
Byzantine Catholic Church

1784(independent hierarchy)
(Never separated)

Byzantine

(Southern ItalySicily)

Eparchy

3

2

61,487

 

Macedonian Greek Catholic Church

2008

Byzantine

SkopjeMacedonia

Exarchate

1

2

15,037

 574px Coat of Arms of the Maronite Patriarchate.svg

Maronite Church

4th c.
(Never separated)

West Syrian

BkerkeLebanon

Patriarchate

25

41

3,290,539

 Melkite Patriarch Gregorios III coat of arms.svg

Melkite Greek Catholic Church

1726

Byzantine

DamascusSyria

Patriarchate

25

30

1,614,604

 

Romanian Greek Catholic Church

1697

Byzantine

BlajRomania

Major archiepiscopate

6

8

160,000

 

Russian Greek Catholic Church

1905

Byzantine

NovosibirskRussia

 
 

Ruthenian Byzantine Catholic Church

1646

Byzantine

PittsburghUnited States

Metropolitanate(U.S.)

6

7

646,243

 

Slovak Byzantine Catholic Church

1646

Byzantine

PrešovSlovakia

Metropolitanate

4

5

239,394

 Syriac Catholic Church logo

Syriac Catholic Church

1781

West Syrian

BeirutLebanon

Patriarchate

14

10

158,818

 Malabar Nasrani cross

Syro-Malabar Catholic Church

Apostolic Origin.Never separated[61]]

East Syrian

Ernakulam-AngamalyIndia

Major archiepiscopate

32

58

4,628,591

 Malankara Seal

Syro-Malankara Catholic Church

1930

West Syrian

TrivandrumIndia

Major archiepiscopate

6

8

420,081

 Brasão da Igreja Greco Católica Ucraniana

Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church

1595

Byzantine

KievUkraine

Major archiepiscopate

31

44

4,350,735

 

Other jurisdictions

     

Ordinariates

1

-

147,600

Total

23

 

8

   

214

255

18,775,421

 Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_Catholic_Churches

 

 
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