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St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church
2200 Arctic Blvd
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
907-277-6731
               2200 Arctic Blvd Anchorage, Alaska 99503, 907 277-6731

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Welcome to Our Visitors

We are happy and honored to have you visit our website! 


St Nicholas of Myra Byzantine Catholic Church is a
growing Christian community of people from various
ethnic and social backgrounds sharing a common commitment to the Lord, God and Savor Jesus Christ,
each other, and the Apostolic Faith.


We warmly welcome all families, couples, and individuals who are looking for a deeper experience of the salvation offered in Jesus Christ.


Our Mission as a Christian Community is to be Educated and instructed by the Commandments and Teachings of the Catholic Church, Enriched in the fullness of the Gospel, and Empowered in our lives to become true servants of God and our fellow man.




Schedule of Services:

Sunday:
          9:00 am -  Bible Study
  9:15 am - Holy Mystery of Penance
 - Or By Appointment 
9:40 am
10:00 am
 - Divine Praises
 - Divine Liturgy

 

Saturday:

       4:15-4:40pm Holy Mystery of Penance
                   - Or By Appointment 

       5:00pm Divine Liturgy(Vigil)


Weekdays:  As Announced in the Bulletin

Apostle's Fast

FASTING REGULATION for the Great Fast: The Most Reverend Gerald N. Dino, Bishop of the Eparchy of Phoenix, has asked that the following directives be communicated to the parochial clergy, religious and faithful.                                                                                                          

1.   ABSTINENCE
a. The law of abstinence forbids the use of meat, but permits the use of eggs and dairy products.
b. Abstinence is to be observed on all Wednesdays and Fridays of the Great Fast.
c. All of the faithful of the Eparchy who receive Holy Communion are obligated to abstain.

2.   STRICT ABSTINENCE
a. The law of strict abstinence (fast) forbids the use of meat, eggs and dairy products.
b. Strict Abstinence is to be observed on the
- First Day of the Great Fast, Pure Monday, March 3rd
- Good Friday, April 18th.
c. All Adult faithful—18 years and older—who receive Holy Communion are obligated to observe strict abstinence.

  1. DISPENSATIONS Pastors and Administrators may, for a just cause, grant to individual faithful and to individual families dispensations or commutations of abstinence and strict abstinence into other pious practices.

4.   Suggested APOSTOLIC WORK during the Great Fast. (1) Food collection. Bring non perishable foods and place them under the icon of Saint Nicholas,(2) Make a pledge to help with the Bishop’s Appeal., (3) Plan to attend the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts, or one of the All Souls Saturdays

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