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Watch for “No Stopping” signs on Prince of Wales

Prince of Wales Road Construction Update: Please note that NO STOPPING signs have been posted along Prince of Wales Drive.  The City of Ottawa is not allowing stopping or parking on either side of Prince of Wales Drive due to road construction.  If you are coming to the church or banquet hall, please make sure to park in our parking…

November 26th: National Youth Sunday!

All the youth of our parish are asked to meet at church at 10:00 a.m. for the Artoclasia prayers in commemoration of Saint Katherine, patron saint of the youth of our Metropolis, on Sunday, November 26th.…

October 19th: A chat with Fr. Alex about “Raising Our Children in an Orthodox Home”

Father Alex invites all parents of our Community to a Parents Night Out on Thursday, October 19th with coffee and refreshments on “Raising Our Children in an Orthodox Home.”  It will be a casual  evening, to be held at 6:30 p.m. in the Church Hall. Please contact  Nancy at the Church Office at 613-225-8016 ext 222 or church@helleniccommunity.com or Tassy Lyras-Vassilyadi at tassy.lyras@gmail.com  to confirm your attendance.…

On Sundays: Teen Corner round-table discussions

NEW THIS YEAR: Teen Corner for the youth of our parish who are ages 14 and up is a round-table discussion group led by Kosta Stavrianeas who has many years of experience teaching catechism to this age group. Various challenging teen issues will be discussed from a refreshing Orthodox perspective with the goal of inspiring our youth through the deepening of their understanding and practice of our faith. Please spread the word…

September 17th: Hellenic Community’s “HIKE for CHEO SUNDAY”

Normally we would be getting ready now for our Community’s 26th annual HIKE for CHEO family walkathon.  This year due to the construction that will be happening on Prince of Wales Drive starting any day now, as well as the Army Run and the Terry Fox Run all scheduled for September 17th we will not have an actual HIKE.  Instead, we…

Registrations began on September 9th: Schools & Youth Groups

Welcome back from summer holidays!  All the HCO’s 2017-2018 Youth programs are about to begin! These programs offer our HCO youth wonderful opportunities to connect & grow up together with their Greek Orthodox friends.  Registration information is as follows:

Greek Language Courses

Hellenic School of Ottawa –  Elementary Program  (Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8)

The Hellenic School of Ottawa accepts children from…

2017 Ottawa GreekFest Volunteers

We are once again looking for volunteers to help us out with Ottawa GreekFest!  Please fill out and return the attached form if you are interested.

This year, it runs from Aug 10th to 20th, 2017.  Hope to see you there!

2017 GreekFest Volunteer form…

Happy 25th Anniversary!

In May of 1992, Fr. Alex Michalopulos, Presvytera Maria and their family arrived at our Church-Community. We wish them a very Happy 25th Anniversary! We have been blessed to have them with us, and Fr. Alex as our Parish Priest and Spiritual Father. Congratulations and wishing many more years ahead, in good health, peace and love.…

June 13th – The Gold Plate Dinner

The Hellenic Community of Ottawa invites you to participate in a very special evening. Over the span of 31 eventful years, we’ve had the good fortune of becoming one of our city’s most successful fundraising events, raising well over $2 million for various highly deserving charities.  As hosts, we see this success as being a true reflection of the generosity…

Sunday, May 14th ~ Mother’s Day Brunch

Mark your calendars for a delicious meal out on Mother’s Day! The Greek Ladies Philoptochos Society are hosting a special Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday, May 14th at our Hellenic Meeting & Reception Centre, at 12:00 Noon (immediately following the Divine Liturgy).

They hope that everyone can attend and invite family and friends to celebrate our mothers and indeed all the…