Re: Request to Increase the Permitted Capacity for Liturgical Services and Rites in Ontario

Coptic Orthodox Conference of Bishops of Ontario The Honourable Doug Ford Premier of Ontario Legislative Building Queen’s Park Toronto, ON M7A 1A1 May 11, 2020 Dear Premier, Re: Request to Increase the Permitted Capacity for Liturgical Services and Rites in Ontario We...

COVID-19 | Holy Fifty Days – Update 2

Date: April 27, 2020 Subject: COVID 19 — Holy Fifty — update 2 Christ is Risen! ... Truly He is Risen! “First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is being reported all over the world. God ... is my witness how constantly I remember...

COVID-19 | Holy Fifty Days – Update 1

Date: April 20, 2020 Subject: COVID-19 / Holy Fifty Days – Update 1 Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! We would like to congratulate the beloved diocese congregation of Mississauga, Vancouver and Western Canada with the Glorious Feast of the Resurrection of our Lord...

Pastoral Paschal Message for the Glorious Feast of the Resurrection

In the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, one God. Amen. In Matthew 28:6 the angel said to the women, “He is not here; for He is risen, as He said.” My beloved fathers and beloved congregation, Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! Khristos Anesti! Alethos...

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COVID-19 | Holy Fifty Days – Update 2

Date: April 27, 2020 Subject: COVID 19 — Holy Fifty — update 2 Christ is Risen! ... Truly He is Risen! “First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is being reported all over the world. God ... is my witness how constantly I remember...

COVID-19 | Holy Fifty Days – Update 1

Date: April 20, 2020 Subject: COVID-19 / Holy Fifty Days – Update 1 Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! We would like to congratulate the beloved diocese congregation of Mississauga, Vancouver and Western Canada with the Glorious Feast of the Resurrection of our Lord...

2020 Holy Week Service (COVID-19 Precautions)

Date: Apr 4, 2020 Subject: Holy Week Service (Apr 10, 2020 - Apr 19, 2020) “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding”...

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COVID-19 | Holy Fifty Days – Update 2

Date: April 27, 2020 Subject: COVID 19 — Holy Fifty — update 2 Christ is Risen! ... Truly He is Risen! “First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is being reported all over the world. God ... is my witness how constantly I remember...

COVID-19 | Holy Fifty Days – Update 1

Date: April 20, 2020 Subject: COVID-19 / Holy Fifty Days – Update 1 Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! We would like to congratulate the beloved diocese congregation of Mississauga, Vancouver and Western Canada with the Glorious Feast of the Resurrection of our Lord...

2020 Holy Week Service (COVID-19 Precautions)

Date: Apr 4, 2020 Subject: Holy Week Service (Apr 10, 2020 - Apr 19, 2020) “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding”...

3rd Update to Liturgical Services

Date: Mar 27, 2020 Subject: 3rd Updates to Liturgical Services To our beloved congregation of Mississauga, Vancouver, and Western Canada After another careful deliberation between HG Bishop Mina, the Diocese COVID-19 committee, considering the increasing numbers of...

2nd Update to Liturgical Services

Date: Mar 22, 2020 Subject: 2nd Updates to Liturgical Services To our beloved congregation of Mississauga, Vancouver, and Western Canada After careful deliberation between HG Bishop Mina, the Diocese COVID-19 committee, and in light of the recent decision of the...

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