Nativity Fast continues until January 6th
'(Our God) both honours the work and praises the intention.'

-St. John Chrysostom (4th Century A.D.)

Upcoming Services

Fri. Dec. 15th @ 7pm-8:15pm - Special 'Koiahk' Prayer & Praise
Special prayer & praise to accompany the Nativity Fast leading up to Christmas. Schedule is Compline Prayer followed by 'Koiahk' Praise & Open Prayers.
For where two or three are gathered together in My name, I am there in the midst of them. -Mt.18:20

Sat. Dec. 16th @ 9am - Liturgy & Fellowship with Fr. Victor
 9:00am Matins & Divine Liturgy
11:30am Breakfast
12:15pm Why does the Church ask intercession of the Saints? by Fr. Victor (St. Mark Montreal)

Mon. Dec. 18th @ 7:30pm - Gospel of Matthew Ch.9
He said to him, “Follow Me.” So he arose and followed Him.” -v.9
Theme of the Book:
St. Matthew’s signature phrase “the kingdom of heaven” occurs 32 times in this book (and nowhere else in all of Scripture). He demonstrates that Christ is the fulfillment of the prophecies and offers evidence after evidence to establish Christ as King and Messiah.

Year-End Contributions for 2017
Kindly note that cheques must be dated no later than December 31st to be counted for 2017 tax receipts

Click the following links for one-time or monthly donations.
heques payable to SMSM Coptic Orthodox Church can be mailed to 555 Parkdale Ave, Ottawa, ON, K1Y1H9.
Thank you for your continued support!

Mike Fanous (Church Treasurer)
cell: 613-864-7566

How to Get to Church?
555 Parkdale Avenue
Directions to Parking Lot:
From Parkdale, turn east on Sherwood and make a left turn at the first street onto Warwick.  The main parking lot is to your left on the north side of the church.
The following bus routes serve the church: #6 and #14 run on Parkdale; #2 on Wellington and #85 and #101 on Carling.
There is wheel chair accessible ramp into the church. There is a stair lift up to the sanctuary and down to the church hall. Users must be able to transfer from a wheelchair to the stair lift.  Handicapped parking is available at the west end of the church.