News

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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14 Sep

North America Clergy Seminar in Boston, MA

Fr. Pishoy participated in the Clergy Seminar which was held at St. Mary’s Vineyard in Boston from September 14 – 16, 2009 and led by H. H. Pope Shenouda III. During the seminar, Fr. Pishoy had the blessing of meeting with His Holiness to update sayedna about the latest news of the church in preparation for…

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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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07 Sep

Congregation Cruise in Lake Ontario 2009

The congregation embarked on a beautiful cruise in Lake Ontario on September 7, 2009 (Labour Day Monday). The day started with celebrating the Divine Liturgy and then the participants proceeded to Harbour Front where they boarded the boat. The cruise began by having lunch and watching the amazing acrobatic Canadian International Air Show which hovered…

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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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30 Aug

Annual University Coptic Clubs BBQ 2009

  The South Western University Coptic Clubs held their annual BBQ at G. Lord Ross Park in North York on Sunday, August 30, 2009. Many students from across South Western Ontario Universities met together to celebrate the beginning of the new academic year. It was an opportunity to welcome new students into their prospective Universities,…

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16 Aug

Visit of H.G. Bishop David

We were blessed by the presence of H.G. Bishop David to celebrate the Divine Liturgy on Sunday, August 16th at Brebeuf Secondary School. The visit of His Grace came to us at a special time of the year which is during the spiritual revival for the fast of our blessed mother St. Mary. We rejoiced on that…

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08 Aug

St. Takla Soccer Tournament

The church soccer team participated in the tournament organized by Archangel Michael and St. Takla Church in Brampton on Saturday, August 8 th. This was a great opportunity to meet many youth from sister parishes in the area and to share in fellowship and friendly competition. We thank Fr. Morcos Hanna and the organizers of…

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07 Aug

First Annual Evangelism Conference

“Do the Work of an Evangelist” The first annual Evangelism Conference was held from August 7 – 9 with the presence and blessing of H.G. Bishop Antonios Markos, Bishop of African Affairs and Fr. John Ramzy who served as a missionary in West Africa. The lectures and discussions revolved around the theme of being called to witness to our…

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24 Jul

Conclusion of Children's Summer Camp 2009

This year, the summer camp was extended to two weeks from July 13 – 24, 2009. It was held at Holy Redeemer School and the theme was “Mega Sports” where our children enjoyed participating in many fun filled sports and activities. The days were also filled with Bible studies, memorization, singing, crafts, and character building.…

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23 Jul

Nite Lite Live

Fr. Pishoy was a guest at Nite Lite Live with host and producer Paul Willoughby on Thursday, July 23rd. Nite Lite is a two and a half hour live program which is aired nationally from the CTS studios in Burlington, Ontario. A major part of the discussion revolved around the ministry at SMSV, the Orthodox faith, and…

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19 Jul

Spiritual Day at the Valley of the Mother of God

It was a time of spiritual growth, building community, meditation, and fun filled activities. The discussions were inspired from the Book of Jeremiah 29:11 “For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope”. On this beautiful…

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