News

18 Jun

Kenya Trip 2017

    “Declare His glory among the nations, His marvelous deeds among all peoples” Psalm 96:3 A group of 14 young adults and university students traveled for 2 weeks on June 2017 to Kenya and Tanzania to serve in the African Coptic Mission. During this period, the group visited Nairobi in Kenya, and Musoma &…

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17 Jun

Baptism of Matteo Barsoum

    Congratulations to Mark and Marianna Barsoum for the baptism of their son Matteo on Saturday, June 17, 2017. May our Lord bless their family.      

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17 Jun

Baptism of Sarah and Gloria Mikhail

  Congratulations to Haidy and Nabil Mikhail for the baptism of their daughters Sarah Faith and Gloria Hope on Saturday, June 17, 2017. May our Lord bless their family.    

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15 Jun

3rd Annual Coptic Clergy Evangelism Conference 2017

Thursday 15 June 2017 Under the Auspices of His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, His Grace Bishop David, Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of New York & New England and the Holy Synod, delegate of the Evangelism Committee, hosted the 3rd Coptic Clergy Evangelism Conference for the Americas and Australia at Saint Mary’s Christian Center,…

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11 Jun

Orthodox School of Theology Faculty Meeting 2017

The Orthodox School of Theology Faculty held its Annual Meeting on June 11, 2017 at St. Maurice & St. Verena Coptic Orthodox Church where administrative and academic topics were discussed. The Orthodox School of Theology at Trinity College is part of the Toronto School of Theology and the University of Toronto. The School offers Masters…

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11 Jun

Good Shepherd Collection

On Sunday, June 11th, 2017, SMSV collected and delivered 60 casseroles to the Good Shepherd Centre.  Every single day of the year, the Good Shepherd serves more than 1,000 meals to feed the homeless and needy in downtown Toronto. We thank God that we were able to give Him back of His own and contribute…

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06 Jun

Baptism of Benjamin Gasper

  Congratulations to Sally and Joseph Gasper for the baptism of their son Benjamin on Saturday, June 6, 2017. May our Lord bless their family.      

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04 Jun

Feast of Pentecost 2017

“Then there appeared to them divided tongues, as of fire, and one sat upon each of them.  And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit…” Act 2:3-4. We thank God for a joyful first celebration of Pentecost on Sunday June 4, 2017, in our new SMSV church building. Following the celebration of the Divine Liturgy, our congregation…

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03 Jun

Young Couples Lunch 2017

On June 3rd, 2017 the church hosted a luncheon for couples who have been married for 0-10 years and the topic was about the family altar . Father Pishoy talked about the importance of  family altar and the spiritual growth of the entire family. The discussion was very fruitful and many couples shared their stories…

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28 May

Volleyball Tournament 2017

On May 28th 2017, the group travelling to Kenya came together and organized a volleyball tournament in hopes of bringing people together to learn about their mission. The event was a huge success with over 100 people that came from all over the GTA to play and enjoy fellowship with one another. The time was…

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26 May

Youth Group Gala 2017

On Friday May 26th, 2017 the youth enjoyed a gala to celebrate the end of the school year. They got the chance to dress up and enjoy a dinner to the theme of a masquerade ball. The banquet hall was decorated to match the theme and the youth got to enjoy some great fellowship and take…

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22 May

Victoria Day Weekend Excursion 2017

  On Monday May 22, 2017, the SMSV community celebrated Victoria Day in Bruce Mills Park. We started the day with a Divine Liturgy, followed by an agape BBQ. Then the games began! We thank God for beautiful weather and joyful fellowship.  

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20 May

Baptism of Faith Verena Charbin

  Congratulations to Iriny and Mike Charbin for the baptism of their daughter Faith Verena on Saturday, May 20th, 2017. May God bless their family.    

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14 May

Visit of H.G. Bishop Youssef of Bolivia

On Sunday, May 14, 2017, SMSV was blessed to welcome H.G. Bishop Youssef of Bolivia, who celebrated the Divine Liturgy with us. Bishop Youssef reminded us that we are the light of the world, and that if we want to shine for God, we have to spend quality time with Him. We thank His Grace…

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14 May

Mother’s Day Family Photo Shoot 2017

  On Sunday May 14th, 2017, SMSV celebrated Mother’s Day by taking family photos at the Fellowship Hall, organized by our Women’s Ministry. This was the first year to have the annual photo shoot at our Church! Special thanks to Danielle Awad for being our photographer this year.      

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