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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
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
Board of Trustees Meeting in Ottawa

Board of Trustees Meeting in Ottawa

From November 3rd to November 5th 2017, the Board of Trustees of the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of North America & the governing council of the Order of St. Ignatius of Antioch, held their Annual Fall meeting in Ottawa, hosted by St. Elias Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral. His Eminence Metropolitan JOSEPH, the Bishops of the Archdiocese, Mr. […]

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  November 17, 2017   No comments

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