30 Jul

Meeting H.H. Pope Shenouda III in Cleveland

The church organized a trip to Cleveland, Ohio to receive the blessing of H.H. Pope Shenouda III on July 30th, 2010. His Holiness met the group with cheer at his residence in the Intercontinental Hotel which is attached to the Cleveland Clinic and spent a long time greeting each person individually, signing autographs, and praying for us.  Several…

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18 Jul

Graduation Celebration and Good News Sharing Day

The church celebrated several joyful occasions for her children following the Divine Liturgy on Sunday, July 18th. There were many youth who graduated from Junior High and high school as well as young adults who graduated from University and graduate schools. Also, several couples celebrated their wedding anniversaries and some shared other good news such…

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17 Jul

Baptism of Sarah McNaughton

Congratulations to Sarah Eveleen McNaughton for her blessed baptism on July 17, 2010. May our Lord always guide and protect her.

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11 Jul

FIFA World Cup Finals

The church community gathered at Brebeuf’s auditorium on Sunday, July 11th to watch the FIFA World Cup Finals between Spain and Netherlands. It was a great opportunity for outreach where members invited their families, neighbours, and friends to enjoy fellowship in cheering on their favorite team.  The celebration started with a presentation of African songs…

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04 Jul

Presentation by Calcutta Mission Team

The JOY Outreach Meeting hosted a group of missionaries who are actively involved in several outreach programs in Calcutta, India. They shared with the participants their first hand experiences and cultural challenges they faced on the Mission field. They highlighted the necessity to care for the people’s pressing need of food, shelter, and medical treatment…

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01 Jul

Youth Trip to Ottawa, Montreal, & Thousand Islands

The church youth participated in a memorable trip to Ottawa, Montreal, and Thousand Islands from July 1st to 3rd. The trip included visits to St. Mary’s Coptic Church in Ottawa, Parliament Hill on Canada Day, St. Joseph Cathedral, Notre Dame, Old Montreal, St. George and St. Joseph Coptic Church, and St. Mary’s Coptic Church in…

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26 Jun

St. Mark's Soccer Tournament

The church soccer team participated in the annual St. Mark’s Inter-church soccer tournament which was held on Saturday, June 26th in Markham. The team members were dressed in their new “Toronto FC” uniform and, despite the rainy weather, enjoyed a wonderful day of fellowship and sportsmanship. We thank all the tournament organizers for this opportunity…

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20 Jun

Father's Day Celebration Dinner

The Father’s Day Celebration Dinner was a joyful night that included spiritual meditations, group discussions, musical presentations, praise, worship, and much fellowship. We were blessed by the presence of H.G. Bishop David who started the evening with prayer and a word congratulating the congregation for the great news of the land rezoning. Also, His Grace conveyed to…

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19 Jun

Zambia Mission Walk-A-Thon

The SMSV Mission team to Zambia hosted a 5k Walk-a-thon at Willet Creek Park on Saturday June 19, 2010 to raise awareness for the summer mission. The mission team walked with brothers and sisters and shared in a post walk fellowship. The team thanks God and all the supporters of the mission for their prayers…

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15 Jun

A Successful Public Meeting

“The God of heaven Himself will prosper us; therefore we His servants will arise and build” (Nehemiah 2:20) It was a historical day indeed which is to be remembered for generations. Congregation members gathered at the Town of Markham to participate in supporting the rezoning application presented by the church to allow for a Place…

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12 Jun

Baptism of Matthew Michael Steuter

Congratulations to Marian and Andrew Steuter for the baptism of their son Matthew Michael on Saturday, June 12th, 2010 at St. Mary & St. Joseph Coptic Orthodox Church in Richmond Hill. May our Lord bless the entire family and give Matthew a joyful life filled with the fruit of the Holy Spirit.

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06 Jun

Sunday School Outing to Burger King and World Bowl

The church Sunday school students and servants spent a wonderful time together following the mass on Sunday June 6.   The   outing started with lunch at Burger King where the adventurous climbed to the top of the play equipment and slid their way down. This was followed by competitive games at World Bowl where some personal records were…

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01 Jun

CREW Young Adults Bowling Outing

The CREW Young Adults spent quality fellowship time at the local Bowlerama. Many joyful moments where each got to know each other in a social and healthy competitive setting. Keep posted for more social events.

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28 May

ElKeraza Magazine

Fr. Pishoy Salama He has a successful ministry in Canada among persons of many different nationalities. His ministry has increased so he needs to ordain a priest or a consecrated deacon to assist him. He has conducted many baptisms in the past few weeks. (Translation)

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24 May

Youth and CREW meetings with Fr. Michael Sorial

The youth were blessed to meet with Fr. Michael Sorial on Monday, May 24th. The topic of discussion was “Elijah and the Drought” being inspired from 1 Kings 18. On the following day, Fr. Michael led the CREW meeting with a meditation on “Created on the Image and Likeness of God”. We are very thankful…

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