St. Elias Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral, Ottawa

Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America

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Texts for Holy Week Services 2020

Texts for Holy Week Services 2020

 Texts for Holy Week Services 2020 You will find on this page Links to Texts for Holy Week Services uploaded a few hours before every Service starting with Sunday evening Bridegroom Service. Some are Bilingual, some are only in English. Royal Hours (Friday Morning I) Great Vespers (Friday Morning II) Lamentations Service (Friday Evening) Lamentations […]

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  April 10, 2020   No comments
COVID-19 St. Elias Updates

COVID-19 St. Elias Updates

This page will be constantly updated with all the measures related to the COVID-19 situation at St. Elias Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral, Ottawa Very IMPORTANT: Update No. 8 (March 17, 2020) “ For where two or three are gathered together in My name, I am there in the midst of them” (Matt 18: 20). Beloved in […]

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  March 14, 2020   No comments
Pastoral Message II: Great Lent 2020

Pastoral Message II: Great Lent 2020

Pastoral Message II: Great Lent 2020 “Lent is not a period of self-torture, punishment or paying back debts to God. Lent is the period governed by brotherly love and the feeling of God’s love and of His overwhelming light. Lent is the period in which Divine Grace fills us, that we forget to even eat […]

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  February 28, 2020   No comments
Camp T Scholarship Apps 2020

Camp T Scholarship Apps 2020

If you are requesting a scholarship for your child/children to Camp Transfiguration 2020, please fill out and send this confidential form to Fr. Nektarios. Deadline: May 20, 2020 Decisions will be made based on our available budget and number of requests we receive. No Scholarships will be granted without the parents sending out this application. […]

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  February 4, 2020   No comments
Pastor’s Message: Nativity of Christ 2019

Pastor’s Message: Nativity of Christ 2019

Pastoral Message: Nativity of Christ 2019 “Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people. For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. (Luke 2: 10-11). Beloved brothers and sisters in Christ, Christ is Born! Glorify […]

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  December 20, 2019   No comments
Met. Joseph Visits Ottawa for the Retirement of Fr. Ghattas Hajal

Met. Joseph Visits Ottawa for the Retirement of Fr. Ghattas Hajal

Metropolitan JOSEPH Visits Ottawa for the Retirement of Archpriest Ghattas Hajal His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph visited St. Elias Cathedral of Ottawa, Ontario to preside over the celebrations for the retirement of Archpriest Ghattas Hajal from November 26-December 1, 2019. It was a time full of blessings in which the flock gathered around their chief shepherd to express their […]

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  December 6, 2019   No comments
Appointment of New Pastor

Appointment of New Pastor

Upon the Retirement of Archpriest Ghattas Hajal, and a beautiful of week of celebrations and honoring, His Eminence Metropolitan JOSEPH, Archbishop of New York and Metropolitan of all North America appointed the Rev. Fr. Nektarios Najjar as Pastor and Dean of St. Elias Cathedral effective December 1st, 2019. Thank you Fr. Ghattas for a lifetime […]

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  December 2, 2019   No comments
Bake Sale Order forms

Bake Sale Order forms

St. Elias Cathedral Antiochian Women Annual Bake Sale You and your family love Grape Leaves? Different forms of Kibbe? Meat, Spinach, Cheese and Zaatar Fatayer? The Delicious treats of Maamoul And Baklawa? Yet, you are too busy to prepare these delicious time-consuming traditional Lebanese & Middle Eastern dishes? Don’t Worry! We’ve got you covered!  Our […]

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  September 23, 2019   No comments