News Update

May 26, 2023 / current, Parish

Feast of Pentecost

Feast of Pentecost: Sunday, May 28, Holy Liturgy with prayer at 08:30am.
The days of waiting (Kaathiruppu) concluded on 27 May. We shall gather in unity for the Holy Liturgy to celebrate the feast, to invoke and receive the power of the Holy Spirit. Please come prepared to enjoy His presence. The morning prayer may start a few minutes earlier.

May 26, 2023 / current, Parish

New Parish Directory

New Parish Directory – Please send updates We are starting the process for new parish directory with latest member updates. We have a few new families enrolled and many families have moved into new homes. We request our members to visit the Directory counter at the basement to update the details. Also arrange to send a recent family photo to the church email: The new directory will be released on Sunday July 02, 2023.We look for sponsors. Our members who are willing to sponsor, please contact the parish office.

May 26, 2023 / current, MGOCSM, Parish

MGOCSM Kanesh 2023

MGOCSM Toronto Region Kanesh will be held at the Valley of the Mother of God, Orangeville from August 20th to 22nd.
Our youngsters above the age 13 are expected to join. Please mark the dates in your diary for ensuring our participation.

May 26, 2023 / current, Marth Mariam, Parish

MMVS Canada Region- 8th Conference

Sunergoi: MMVS Canada Region- 8th Conference on Saturday June 03, 2023, 09:00 am – 04:30 pmThe 8th Conference of MMVS Canada Region will be held on Saturday June 03, 2023, at St Mary and St Abraam Coptic Orthodox Church, Ajax, 360 Westney Rd, S, Ajax, ON, L1s 6M7.  The theme will be ‘For we are fellow workers. HG Dr Thomas Mar Ivanios Metropolitan of South – West America has agreed to be the chief Speaker. Don’t miss to register for the event.
Details of the event are shared in the flyer below:

May 26, 2023 / current, Parish

Urava OCYM Journal – Volume 4

Volume 4 of the Journal ‘Urava’ will be released on the Feast of Pentecost.
We thank all the literary contributors for sending articles and drawings based on the theme and subthemes. The winner of the cover design contest shall be announced.Theme: 50th DayCover Design Contest: The cover design is being done by MGOCSM members.Subthemes for Organizations:A. Sunday School: a. Fruit of the Holy Spirit b. Gifts of the Holy SpiritB. MGOCSM: a. Empowered by Holy Spirit b. Seven-fold Easter.C. OCYM: a. Nicene Creed Affirmation b. Second BabelD. MMVS: a. To the Ends of the World b. Spirit of Renewal and RevivalE. Gregorian Seniors Forum: a. Healer, Comforter, and Perfector b. Holy MyronF. Choir: a. Harp of the Holy Spirit b. Epiclesis: invocation of the Holy SpiritG. Acolytes: a. Holy Spirit in the Old Testament b. The Spirit and The Bride say, “Come”!

May 26, 2023 / current, Parish

Condolence – Annamma Mathew

With profound sadness, we share the grief and loss of the passing away of Annamma Mathew, 93 years, beloved mother of Mathew Planthara, mother-in-law of Gracy Mathew and grandmother of Leslin Mathew, on Monday May 22, 2023                                                                                                                              The funeral service shall be conducted at St Thomas Orthodox Church, Pavukkara, Mannar. The date and timing shall be updated soon. Mathew, Gracy and Leslin have managed to travel to India. Our parish community sends deepest condolence to Mathew and family as we pray for the departed soul. May the Lord comfort and strengthen everyone. We remain in the hope of resurrection and in the new life to come.

May 26, 2023 / current, Parish

Newborn – Eihan

Bibin Varghese and Tintu Jacob have been blessed with their third child, baby boy Eihan on Sunday May 21, 2023.
Both the mother and infant are doing fine. Evon chettan and Eviah chechy are excited to receive a younger brother to love ad play with. Praises to God for this gracious gift. Hearty congrats to blessed parents and siblings.