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St. John Climacus: Author of “The Ladder”

St. John Climacus: Author of “The Ladder”

St. John of the Ladder Prepared by Elias and Mariam On the fourth Sunday of Great Lent, the holy Orthodox Church has appointed the commemoration of our father among the saints, John of the Ladder (or Climacus). John loved God from his youth, and entered the monastic life, dedicating his life to the ascetic struggles […]

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  April 9, 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
Veneration of the Precious & Life-Giving Cross

Veneration of the Precious & Life-Giving Cross

Third Sunday of Great Lent Veneration of the Precious & Life-Giving Cross Prepared by Kathleen McKinnon On the third Sunday of Great Lent, the Church celebrates The Veneration of the Holy Cross (also known as the Adoration of the Holy Cross). The Cross is the most important symbol we have, showing that God became Man […]

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  April 1, 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
Second Sunday of Great Lent: St. Gregory Palamas

Second Sunday of Great Lent: St. Gregory Palamas

St. Gregory Palamas Archbishop of Thessalonica Prepared by Michelle Ibrahim The Second Sunday of Lent is dedicated to one of the pillars of Orthodoxy, St Gregory Palamas the Wonderworker, Archbishop of Thessalonica. He is commemorated on this Sunday as a second “Triumph of Orthodoxy” since he upheld the Orthodox faith against heresies. St Gregory, born […]

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  March 26, 2016   No comments
Annual Lenten Luncheon – April 3rd

Annual Lenten Luncheon – April 3rd

The Antiochian Women of St. Elias Cathedral Will be hosting The Annual Lenten Luncheon   Sunday, April 3rd at the St. Elias Banquet Centre after Liturgy    Tickets are $20 for Adults and $12 for Children 12 years and under.   Tickets will be on sale starting THIS SUNDAY in the church basement!   Please organize your families and be […]

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  March 23, 2016   No comments
Mount Athos Presentation

Mount Athos Presentation

Come to meet the “Holy Mountain”, Mount Athos of Greece. Our Parishioners who were blessed with a pilgrimage to this Holy Land will share with us their experience on Monday, March 28th, 2016 following the Great Compline (Presentation starts at 8.15 pm). Do not miss this chance to experience one of the holiest places in […]

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  March 22, 2016   No comments