Building

24 Jan

Closing the New Church Land

“The Lord has done great things for us, and we are filled with joy.” (Psalm 126:3)   The entire church family rejoices together at the closing of our new land and receiving the deed. Let us continue to pray that this land would not only be a lighthouse to the Town of Markham but also…

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28 Oct

Meeting with Markham Mayor Mr. Frank Scarpitti

  We are thankful to the Lord for a very successful meeting with His Worship Mr. Frank Scarpitti, Mayor of Markham, on October 28, 2009. Also, in attendance was Mr. Dan Horchik, Counselor for Ward 6 where the church land is located. Representing the church at the meeting were: Mr. Medhat Abdou, Mr. Brian Andrew, and Mr.…

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29 Sep

Visit of H.G. Bishop Tadros

We were blessed by the visit of H.G. Bishop Tadros, the bishop of Port Said on Tuesday, September 29, 2009. His grace celebrated the Vespers raising of incense followed by a meditation on the Holy Cross. Sayedna also shared with the congregation stories about the miraculous icon of St. Mary in Port Said diocese which…

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24 Sep

Waiving All the Conditions on the Land

“Enter into His gates with thanksgiving, And into His courts with praise. Be thankful to Him, and bless His name. For the LORD is good; His mercy is everlasting, And His truth endures to all generations.” (Psalm 100:4, 5) With hearts full of joy and thanksgiving, we announce the waiving of all the conditions and…

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13 Sep

Project Update

We are thankful to the Lord for the work that was done in the last two weeks in preparation for waiving the conditions on September 25th, 2009. The following communications and meetings were done: + Communicating with Mr. Dan Horchik, councilor for Ward 6 to update him about the project and to set up a…

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31 Aug

Our Honoured Bishops Blessing the New Land

We were blessed during the month of August with the visits of five of our beloved bishops who prayed in the new land and sprinkled holy water. Our guests were H.G. Bishop Antonios Markos, H.G. Bishop Youssef, H.G. Bishop Sarapamoun, H.G. Bishop David, and H.G. Bishop Angaelos. We are thankful to the Lord for this great…

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07 Jul

Visiting H.H. Pope Shenouda III in Cleveland

A delegation of the church Board of Deacons and members of the church project committee accompanied Fr. Pishoy to visit His Holiness in Cleveland, OH on Monday, July 6, 2009. The delegation briefed His Holiness concerning the recent land conditional offer and the meetings which took place so far with the city officials, the architect,…

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19 Jun

Signing the Conditional Offer 2009

“This is the day the Lord has made, we will rejoice and be glad in it” (Psalm 118:24) Through God’s grace, the conditional offer for the church property in Markham was signed on Friday, June 19, 2009. The church family visited the land on Sunday, June 21st to pray the prayer of Thanksgiving. We are…

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