Church Services During COVID-19 Second Wave Restriction

Date: November 22, 2020Subject: Church Services During COVID-19 Second Wave Restriction Dear Beloved in Christ, “I pray that you may prosper in all things and be in health, just as your soul prospers.” (3 John 1:2) We are always thankful for our Lord’s countless...

Ordination of Fr. Theodore Rizkalla

On November 15, 2020 H.G. Bishop Mina performed the “laying on the hands” and ordained Fr. Theodore Rizkalla to the order of priesthood on the Coptic Orthodox Church of St. Mary and St. Maurice in Kitchener, Ontario. The ordination was attended by the parish priests,...

Updates about Abuse Prevention Policies

In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, One God. Amen. Date: October 20th, 2020Subject: Updates about abuse prevention policies Dear beloved, Peace and Grace to you from our Lord. I write today to update you on the progress we have made thus far in...

Pastoral Letter for the New Coptic Year (Year 1737 of the Martyrs)

September 11, 2020 “You crown the year with Your goodness, And Your paths drip with abundance.” Psalm 65:11 Dear Beloved in Christ, I pray that you are safe and well.September is a month of new beginnings. During this month, on September 11th, we celebrate the Feast...

Statement on Sexual Misconduct

In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, One God. Amen. As the Body of Christ, we always celebrate and mourn together. Today is a day where we mourn and chant with David the Psalmist and say “Out of the depths I cry to you, Lord; Lord, hear my voice....

Diocese News

Ordination of Fr. Theodore Rizkalla

Ordination of Fr. Theodore Rizkalla

On November 15, 2020 H.G. Bishop Mina performed the “laying on the hands” and ordained Fr. Theodore Rizkalla to the order of priesthood on the Coptic Orthodox Church of St. Mary and St. Maurice in Kitchener, Ontario. The ordination was attended by the parish priests,...

Updates about Abuse Prevention Policies

In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, One God. Amen. Date: October 20th, 2020Subject: Updates about abuse prevention policies Dear beloved, Peace and Grace to you from our Lord. I write today to update you on the progress we have made thus far in...

Statement on Sexual Misconduct

In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, One God. Amen. As the Body of Christ, we always celebrate and mourn together. Today is a day where we mourn and chant with David the Psalmist and say “Out of the depths I cry to you, Lord; Lord, hear my voice....

Statement on the Death of George Floyd

Date: June 8th, 2020 Beloved children of the Diocese of Mississauga, Vancouver and Western Canada, Peace and grace to you. We are sure that you have all noticed the current and hostile climate in the United States stem- ming from the murder of George Floyd. This...

Press Release

Updates about Abuse Prevention Policies

In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, One God. Amen. Date: October 20th, 2020Subject: Updates about abuse prevention policies Dear beloved, Peace and Grace to you from our Lord. I write today to update you on the progress we have made thus far in...

Statement on Sexual Misconduct

In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, One God. Amen. As the Body of Christ, we always celebrate and mourn together. Today is a day where we mourn and chant with David the Psalmist and say “Out of the depths I cry to you, Lord; Lord, hear my voice....

Statement on the Death of George Floyd

Date: June 8th, 2020 Beloved children of the Diocese of Mississauga, Vancouver and Western Canada, Peace and grace to you. We are sure that you have all noticed the current and hostile climate in the United States stem- ming from the murder of George Floyd. This...

Pastoral and Festive Messages

Papal Festive Messages