April 2021 COVID Policy

To: Clergy and Faithful of the Eparchy of Phoenix  From: Most Reverend Thomas J. Olmsted, D.D., J.C.D., Apostolic Administrator sede plena Cc: Bishop John S. Pazak, C.Ss.R.  Date: April 12, 2021  Subject: COVID GUIDELINES  In response to the many Executive Orders from various Governors throughout our Eparchy, the following guidelines and  directives will be followed:  … Read more

Prayer group in Anchorage Church

When children choose to leave the Church, parents may feel angry, frustrated or guilty or shame.  Families are disturbed, conflicts arise.  What should parents or grandparents do to Bring them Home?  Bring Them Home is a Catholic prayer and fellowship group for parents and grandparents to gather and pray for our children and to encourage … Read more

The Liturgies set up by the different Churches within the Eparchy of Phoenix due to the Covid19 Virus.

PARISHES STREAMING LITURGICAL CELEBRATIONS St. Stephen Byzantine Catholic Cathedral – Phoenix AZ Divine Liturgy                     Sunday – 10 am Presanctified Liturgy       Wednesday and Friday – 7 pm www.stsbcc.org ************************************************ St. John Chrysostom – Seattle WA Divine Liturgy                     Sunday – 10 am Presanctified Liturgy       Wednesday and Friday – 7 pm https://youtu.be-24B08WLes ******************************************************* Annunciation … Read more

Coronavirus Policy

Eparchy of Phoenix Updated Policy Related to Coronavirus Outbreak.  Updated 3/18/2020 POLICY STATEMENT/ 18 MARCH 2020  of  Holy Protection of Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Phoenix Re: Parish Liturgical and Other Events and Practices Relevant to Corona Virus Pandemic  In recognition of guidelines established this date by the Byzantine Catholic Archeparchy of Pittsburgh regarding the current … Read more


Precautions to Be Observed during Infectious Disease Period More information may be found at Resources for Community- and Faith-Based Leaders https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/organizations/index.html 12 March 2020 Effective Immediately: Dear Clergy and Faithful of Holy Protection of Mary Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Phoenix, Glory to Jesus Christ! As you know, not only is it flu season, but we … Read more

Myrrh Bearers Retreat

2021 Myrrh-Bearers Retreat Update:    The 2021 Myrrh-Bearers Retreat for women will convene virtually this year, via Zoom.  The venue may be different, but our eyes, ears, hearts and souls are in need of some fellowship and spiritual refreshment more than ever.  The date for this event will be Saturday, June 26, 2021.  Additional  information … Read more