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Archpriest Ghattas Hajal’s Speech in the Occasion of his 40th Anniversary in Priesthood & 25th Anniversary as Pastor of St. Elias Cathedral, Ottawa. “The harvest truly is plentiful, but the labourers are few. Therefore pray the Lord of the harvest, to send out labourers into His harvest.” Matt 9:37-38 Your Grace, Your Excellency, Honourable Members […]

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  July 5, 2017   No comments
Archpriest Ghattas Hajal: 40 years in Service

Archpriest Ghattas Hajal: 40 years in Service

Archpriest Ghattas Hajal Celebrates 40 years in Priesthood & 25 in Ottawa On Pentecost 2017, The Archpriest Ghattas Hajal celebrated his 40th Anniversary in Holy Priesthood and his 25th anniversary as Pastor of St. Elias Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral, Ottawa, Canada. The celebration was presided by His Grace Bishop THOMAS (Joseph) who represented His Eminence Metropolitan […]

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  June 22, 2017   No comments
Fr. Ghattas Awarded with the Mayor’s City Builder Award

Fr. Ghattas Awarded with the Mayor’s City Builder Award

Fr. Ghattas Awarded the Mayor’s City Builder Award On Wednesday May 23rd, 2017, Mayor Jim Watson granted the Very Reverend Fr. Ghattas Hajal the “Mayor’s City Builder Award” in “recognition of his outstanding community service dedication to improving the quality of life of the citizens of Ottawa”. Mayor Watson spoke about Fr. Ghattas’ contribution to […]

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  May 26, 2017   No comments
Visitor from Mount Athos

Visitor from Mount Athos

Visitor From Mount Athos We will be blessed with a visit from Archimandrite Kirillos “Cyril” (Obeid) who is a monk in the Holy Mount Athos of Greece. Fr. Kirillos will be at St. Elias on June 13th 2016 and he will deliver a talk on “living our faith in today’s world” at 7.00 pm. He […]

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  May 26, 2016   No comments
“Open to me the Doors of Repentance” Retreat

“Open to me the Doors of Repentance” Retreat

Spiritual Lenten Retreat The Fellowship of St. John the Divine at St. Elias Cathedral organized a Lenten Spiritual Retreat on Saturday April 2nd, 2016. Around 50 Youth and Adults from various Orthodox Churches in Ottawa participated. The retreat was entitled “Open to me the doors of Repentance” and dealt with the topic of Great Lent […]

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  April 5, 2016   No comments
Veneration of the Holy Cross at St. Elias

Veneration of the Holy Cross at St. Elias

Veneration of the Precious and Life Giving Cross St. Elias Cathedral celebrated on Sunday April 3rd 2016 the third Sunday of Great Lent. This Sunday is dedicated to the Veneration of the Precious and Life Giving Cross. At the end of the service, the clergy and the faithful went in a procession exalting the Cross […]

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  April 5, 2016   No comments
Weekly Immigration Clinic

Weekly Immigration Clinic

Weekly Immigration Clinic   St. Elias Cathedral is offering a free of charge weekly immigration consultation for our parishioners who are seeking legal consultancy in one of the following services:   Refugee paperwork assistance. Immigration legal writing (writing an immigration letter). Immigration Advice (questions and answers). Application review and advice. How to immigrate. How to […]

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  March 28, 2016   No comments
Sunday of Orthodoxy 2016

Sunday of Orthodoxy 2016

Sunday of Orthodoxy 2016 at St. Elias Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral, Ottawa  The First Sunday of Lent marks the celebration of the Triumph of Orthodoxy, the triumph of the Orthodox faith. As usual, St. Elias Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral in Ottawa celebrated this beautiful day with much hope and prayer that the righteous faith dwells in the […]

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  March 22, 2016   No comments