News

15 Nov

Celebrating Fr. Pishoy's 10th Ordination Anniversary

The church community celebrated the 10th anniversary of Fr. Pishoy’s ordination on November 15th, 2009 immediately following the Divine Liturgy. Several church members representing the children, youth, board, women, and congregation shared with brief words in the occasion. Fr. Pishoy thanked everyone for their dedication, love, and for reflecting a truly exemplary Orthodox Christian fellowship.…

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14 Nov

Ordination of Fr. Youssef Iskander

“And no man takes this honor to himself, but he who is called by God, just as Aaron was” (Hebrews 5:4) Congratulations to our beloved Fr. Abraam Kamal and the congregation of St. Mary & St. Joseph Coptic Orthodox Church in Richmond Hill for the blessed ordination of Fr. Youssef Iskander on November 14, 2009. May the…

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08 Nov

H1N1 Flu Information Session

The church organized an H1N1 Flu information session on Sunday, November 8th to discuss with our blessed congregation the following: + Why is this flu season different? + What are the symptoms of seasonal and H1N1 viruses? + Who’s most at risk? + How do these viruses spread? + Availability of vaccines. + When to…

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08 Nov

JOY Outreach Ministry

The church is currently holding a weekly meeting on Sundays from 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm at Brebeuf School. The name of this fellowship is JOY which is a fruit of the Holy Spirit that each believer should acquire but is also an acronym which stands for Jesus, Others, You. JOY Outreach Ministry is a seeker…

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07 Nov

Baptism of David and Rebecca Khalil

 Congratulations to Ihab and Marlene Khalil for the baptism of their twins David Michael and Rebecca Mariamon Saturday November 7th at St. Mark’s Church. We are also thankful for the presence of our beloved Fr. Misael Attalla. May the Lord bless the lives of the newly baptized children.

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31 Oct

All Saints Celebration 2009

There was a lot of excitment at the All Saints Day Party Saturday evening! Whipped-creamed noses and cheeks were the result of the “pie” eating contest! The candy bracelets were a yummy accessory! Speaking of accessories, many thanks for the donated winter accessories which the children graciously packaged with small goodies and lots of love!…

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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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12 Oct

Youth Meeting with Fr. Anthony Messeh

The High School youth met with Fr. Anthony Messeh during his Toronto visit on October 12, 2009. The meeting consisted primarily of Q & A whereas the youth inquired on ways to grow spiritually, develop a personal relationship with the Lord, and overcome daily challenges that might face them at this stage in their lives.…

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12 Oct

Thanksgiving Retreat and Outreach Nights 2009

The entire congregation is extremely thankful to the Lord during this Thanksgiving Weekend for His abounding love and joy which He has overwhelmed us with during these blessed days. Members of the congregation participated in an overnight retreat at the beautiful White Oaks Resort in Niagara-on-the-Lake where we enjoyed fellowship, praise, worship, fun times, and…

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10 Oct

Baptism of Grace Irene Botros

Congratulations to Dr. Yasser and Mariam Botros for the blessed baptism of their daughter Grace Irene Botros on Saturday October 10, 2009 at the Church of St. Luke.

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03 Oct

Baptism of Abigail Shenouda

 Congratulations to George & Karla Shenouda for the baptism of their daughter Abigail Hope on Saturday, October 3, 2009 at St. Mary & St. Joseph Church in Richmond Hill. We were blessed in the baptism by the presence of Fr. Bishoy Attalla and Fr. Abraam Kamal.

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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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26 Sep

Youth Group Trip to Chudleigh's Apple Farm

The Youth Group spent a beautiful sunny day together at Chudleigh’s Apple Farm in Milton followed by a buffet lunch at Frankie Tomatto’s.  Upon arrival to Chudleigh’s Apple Farm the youth were given an opportunity to taste test more than half a dozen different kinds of apples ranging from Gala, Wealthy and of course the very sweet…

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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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19 Sep

Baptism of Alexander Agaiby

Congratulations to Amir and Caroline Agaiby for the blessed baptism of their son Alexander Anthony on Saturday Septmeber 19, 2009

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