08 Nov

Youth Group Retreat 2015

The Youth held their Annual Winter Retreat at the Valley of the Mother of God in Orangeville on November 7 & 8, 2015. The program which included spiritual meditations, sports, small group discussions and fellowship was fun filled and exciting. The group shared in a Q&A session in the evening with Fr. Pishoy and the…

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25 Sep

North Beach Volleyball Youth Trip 2015

On Friday September 25th, 2015 the youth group had an outing to North Beach Volleyball where they enjoyed a friendly yet competitive game of indoor beach volleyball along with their counselors. Good sportsmanship was evident as all were praised for doing their best. This possibly could be the beginning of an SMSV volleyball team!  

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25 Sep

Youth Group Outing to Dave and Busters 2015

The Grades 7 and 8 Sunday School Class had a fun outing to Dave and Busters following the liturgy on Sunday September 27.  Everyone enjoyed the great fellowship and nice lunch followed by playing arcade and video games together.  After collecting their sweet treats from their rewards from the games they headed out and happened…

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09 Aug

University Group Outing 2015

The University Fellowship organized an excursion to visit the Ripley’s Aquarium in Downtown Toronto on August 9, 2015. The group enjoyed a beautiful tour of the new attraction and gave glory to God for His amazing creation of under the sea creatures. After the aquarium visit, the group enjoyed a meal and fellowship together. God…

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18 Jul

Congregation Visit to Church Land

Members of the church congregation along with many guests had a wonderful opportunity to visit the church land and to view the construction progress during the weekend of July 17 – 18, 2015. The Youth Group was held on Friday and a congregation BBQ and gathering were held on Saturday at the adjacent neighbour’s land…

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12 Jul

Graduation Celebration 2015

The church held its Annual graduation celebration on July 12, 2015 for Junior High, High School, University and Post-Graduate students. The celebration was held at Brebeuf School following the Divine Liturgy to acknowledge the academic accomplishments of our children. Fr. Pishoy shared a short meditation based on Jeremiah 29:11 which highlighted God’s plans for our…

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05 Jul

High School Summer Retreat 2015

The High School Youth shared in the Annual Summer Retreat to Geneva Park Conference Centre on July 3 – 5, 2015. The theme of this year’s retreat was “Facing the Giants” which focused on the life of David as he conquered Goliath the Giant by choosing five smooth stones (1 Samuel 17:40). These five stones…

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26 Jun

Youth Group Picnic 2015

The church youth joined together in a picnic at G. Ross Lord Park on June 26, 2015 to celebrate the end of the school year and the beginning of summer. The program which included sports, a vegan BBQ, a water-fight and a spiritual meditation made the evening entertaining and fun. The youth developed great bonds…

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12 Jun

Bolivia Mission Trip 2015

The church organized its annual overseas mission trip from June 1 – 12, 2015 to Bolivia. The group spent months in preparation to equip themselves for this joyful mission. The missionaries learned Spanish, collected medications and donations, held spiritual meetings, and prepared lessons prior to their visit. They were welcomed by H.G. Bishop Youssef who…

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19 Mar

March Break Youth Trip 2015

The church welcomes back her youth on March 19, 2015, grades 7 to 12, who returned from a 5-day March break trip in Washington DC. The theme of the retreat was “Meeting Jesus,” based on our Lenten Small Group series. Every morning started with small group sessions lead by our councillors, designed to engage the…

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27 Feb

Youth Group Excursions 2015

The Youth enjoyed two excursions on Friday, March 27, 2015 with the presence of their counselors. The first took place at Laser Tag for the Junior High and the second was held at Sky Zone for the High School Fellowship. Both groups enjoyed tremendous amount of fun and fellowship. May our Lord reward everyone who…

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19 Feb

University Students Spring Break Trip 2015

Members of the University Fellowship participated in the Spring Break trip to Florida from February 16 – 19, 2015. The group engaged in spiritual discussions focused on the Characteristics of our Lord Jesus Christ. The program also included sports activities, walks on the beach, and shopping. It was a well needed break from the winter…

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31 Jan

Youth Counselors Spiritual Retreat 2015

The Youth Counselors held a spiritual retreat at the Valley of the Mother of God in Orangeville on January 31 – February 1, 2015. The main purpose of the retreat was for the spiritual enrichment of the servants as well as organizing the ministry and praying for the youth. The retreat included several presentations and…

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26 Dec

University Youth Christmas Gathering 2014

Our University youth had a Christmas gathering on Friday December 26, 2014 to welcome back our friends studying abroad and to enjoy fellowship with one another. Fr. Pishoy led a discussion on the effects of stress and anxiety on our lives, based on Philippians 4:6-7. We also enjoyed a wonderful meal together, and played some…

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19 Dec

Youth Group Celebrates Christmas 2014

The church Youth Group celebrated Christmas on December 19, 2014 by holding a series of fun activities. The Junior Youth had a visit from Santa who distributed candy and took many pictures with them. They also played many sports and fun activities. The High School students also shared in many fun activities, games, and sang Christmas…

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