DAILY MASS AND THE DAILY PRAYING AND STUDY OF SCRIPTURE
FORM THE HEART OF ANCIENT CELTIC ORTHODOX SPIRITUALITY
THE CELTIC ORTHODOX CHURCH IS UNIQUE – BY THE GRACE OF GOD
BIBLICAL ORTHODOXY IS TRUE ORTHODOXY
WE ARE THE ANCIENT CHURCH STILL LIVING
THE FAITH AS ONCE DELIVERED TO THE SAINTS
The Celtic Orthodox Church is a Western Rite expression of the Faith from the Johannine Branch of Christianity of those churches founded by the twelve apostles, (Gallican, Celtic, Mozabarec, Coptic, Byzantine.) The Roman Catholic Church is from the Pauline branch of the Church.
CELTIC ORTHODOXY ESTABLISHED IN 37 AD IS THE
OLDEST WESTERN RITE ORTHODOX CHURCH
WE ARE PART OF BIBLICAL ORTHODOXY
The Celtic Orthodox Church is so
Ancient it demands respect, so
Traditional it is refreshing and so
Conservative it is reassuring
HOLY TRINITY CELTIC ORTHODOX CHURCH
CELTIC ORTHODOX BENEDICTINE FATHERS
1703 Macomber St., Toledo, Ohio 43606
SATURDAY - SABBATH MASS 9:00 A.M.
SUNDAY - THE LORD’S DAY MASS 9:00 A.M.>>
WE LIVE IN A TIME OF WARS AND RUMORS OF WAR.
WE LIVE IN A TIME WHEN CHRISTIANS ARE BEING SLAUGHTERED FOR
THEIR FAITH BY GODLESS PAGANS.
THE SOLUTION IS JESUS CHRIST
NO JESUS, NO PEACE
KNOW JESUS, KNOW PEACE
CAN THERE BE A JUST WAR IN OUR NUCLEAR AGE?
COME AND EXPECT THE MIRACLES, WONDERS AND SIGNS OF GOD’S LOVE.
EVERYTHING HAPPENS FOR A REASON
GOD’S HAND IS NOT TOO SHORT TO SAVE
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THE VATICAN LIBRARY RECORDS THE
HISTORY OF THE CELTIC ORTHODOX CHURCH
WE LIVE IN POLITICALLY TRYING TIMES.
CHRISTIANITY AND TRADITIONAL CHRISTIAN
MORALITY IS UNDER DAILY ATTACK.
WHAT SHOULD BE THE RESPONSE OF
CHRISTIANS TO THE POLITICAL ATTACKS
ON CHRISTIANITY AND TRADITIONAL CHRISTIAN MORALITY?
The people who are attracted to this ancient church feel there is something missing in their present worship. They feel the Holy Spirit is calling them to a deeper participation in worship. They feel the need to worship with their bodies as well as their minds and hearts. The holistic worship of the Celtic Orthodox Church satisfies that inner longing in their souls. Holistic worship employs the whole person in worship.
Holistic worship compels us to kneel and prostrate ourselves before the Christ physically present on the Altar and to bow with our heads low in front of the God of our salvation. People attracted to the Celtic Orthodox Church are people who appreciate the fact that when they receive the Eucharist, in a very real way they become a Tabernacle of the Most High God as was the Virgin Mary before them. The Virgin Mother of the Christ was the first Tabernacle, and for this reason we call her the Theotokos which means “God bearer”. Every believer who receives with faith the Divine Sacrifice of the Altar, which we call the Eucharist, becomes a “God bearer”.
People who find a home within Celtic Orthodoxy have a clear understanding of being called out from society to be uniquely Gods own. We obey Christ in worshipping the Father in Spirit and in Truth. We ask the Father to give us the strength to carry the Cross behind Jesus. We do not ask the Father to remove the Cross because we know that only by carrying the Cross do we have synergy with the Father in Christ.
Celtic Orthodox worship the Father on Saturday as ordered by the Scriptures and as practiced for the first 600 hundred years of the church. We believe in all 10 Commandments, not just 9 Commandments. We realize God commanded the Sabbath worship before there was a Jewish people so the Sabbath worship is not a “Jewish Sabbath”. When God gave the 10 Commandments He said “REMEMBER” to keep holy the Sabbath. God continued the Commandment to worship on the Sabbath from the earliest days even before there was a Jewish nation or people. Today, it may not always be possible to participate at Mass on the Sabbath but there are many other ways to keep holy the Sabbath without coming to church.
The Celtic Orthodox Church worships the Father on Sunday in keeping with the tradition established by the Apostles. On Sundays we give the Father thanks and praise for the victory of His Holy Spirit in the Resurrection of His Christ. Without having to place our hands in the wounds of the Christ, we kneel before Jesus and, like Thomas, humbly say my Lord and my God. We give the Father thanks and praise for the gift of our faith in Him and in His Christ that allows us to call ourselves “Christian”. We know that a Christian is one who shares in the anointing of the Christ. We know that the anointing of the Christ, received by faith, makes us adopted children of God in and through Christ.
ARE NOT LOOKING FOR A CHURCH THAT IS EASY TO LIVE BY;
THEY ARE LOOKING FOR A CHURCH THAT IS EASY TO DIE BY
ANGLO-CELTIC ORTHODOX LITURGY OF THE MASS
THE MASS AND THE DAILY PRAYING OF THE SCRIPTURES ARE THE
TWIN PILLARS UPON WHICH RESTS OUR HOPE FOR SALVATION
HOMILY (SERMON) FOR SUNDAY MASS
GOSPEL AND READINGS FOR THE SUNDAY LITURGY
THE CELTIC ORTHODOX CHURCH KEEPS HOLY THE SABBATH DAY
WE DO NOT BELIEVE WE CAN CONTACT THE DEAD AT WILL
SO WE DON’T TRY AND CONTACT THE DEAD THROUGH PRAYER TO THEM
DIVORCE AND REMARRIAGE IN BIBLICAL ORTHODOXY
WE DO NOT ACCEPT THE EASTERN ORTHODOX PATRIARCHS
MUSLIMS ARE PAGANS WORSHIPPING A PAGAN GOD
IS THERE DIVERSITY OF FAITH IN HEAVEN?
IS GLOBAL WARMING A MORAL ISSUE?
SOULS GO TO HELL WITH THE BLESSING OF THE CHURCH
JESUS IS ALIVE IN THE SACRAMENT OF THE ALTAR
OUR APOSTOLIC LINE OF SUCCESSION IS ACCEPTED BY WORLD ORTHODOXY.
REMEMBER AS YOU READ THESE LETTERS OF AFFIRMATION THE BISHOPS BEING ACCLAIMED AS PART OF WORLD ORTHODOXY WITH GRACE FILLED AND SPIRIT FILLED ORDERS ARE NOT SUBJECT TO ANY OLD WORLD PATRIARCH, YET THE PATRIARCHS ACCEPT THEM AS EQUAL BISHOPS IN THE LARGER CHURCH WITH THE SAME APOSTOLIC MISSION.
LETTER OF RECOGNITION FROM THE O.C.A.
LETTER OF RECOGNITION FROM ALEXANDRIA
LETTER OF RECOGNITION FROM THE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH
WE ARE SUCCESSORS TO THE APOSTLES, IN UNION WITH THE ORIGINAL 12 AND ALL THOSE WHO CAME AFTER THEM AND WITH ALL THOSE WHO WILL COME AFTER US.
HOLY TRINITY CELTIC ORTHODOX CHURCH / CELTIC ORTHODOX
IS A NOT FOR PROFIT CHURCH CORPORATION
UNDER SECTION 501 ( c ) 3 OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE .