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Program of Holy Week and Easter

Greek Orthodox Holy Week officially begins on Palm Sunday, April 1st.  Please click below for details of the Church services:

Program of Holy Week and Easter 2018…

March 23, 24 & 25: Events commemorating Hellenic Independence Day “March 25th, 1821”

This year the important and meaningful events commemorating Hellenic Independence Day will be held on March 23, 24 and 25.  Please refer to this schedule for complete details: Commemorating Hellenic Independence Day 2018 Schedule
If you would like to reserve your complimentary seat on a bus from the HCO to Ottawa City Hall for the Flag raising ceremony on March 24th, please email the Hellenic Community Office…

Great Lent & Holy Pascha (Easter)

All Orthodox Christians around the world are preparing for Holy Pascha (Easter) throughout Great Lent, which this year began on February 19th.  The first 5 Fridays of Great Lent are marked with a very beloved evening church service of the Orthodox faithful, the “Salutations”, dedicated to the Theotokos. The Salutations of the Theotokos, together with a supplicatory canon, are incorporated to…

MARCH 3rd: Fellowship, Lenten Potluck Supper and Talk

All our parishioners are welcome to participate at the upcoming Adult Orthodox Christian Education Session on Saturday, March 3rd at 5:15pm in the Church Hall.  It will be an opportunity for fellowship, Lenten potluck meal and talk.  Kindly bring a lenten dish to share.  You are encouraged to bring your children, as there will be a kids activity/movie session. Youth over 13 are encouraged to attend…

February 11: Apokries Winter Carnival and Youth celebration with Father Alex

Please join us for a continuation of Fr. Alex’s 25th anniversary gala event sponsored by the HCO.  On Sunday, February 11th at noon, our Community is offering complimentary juices, coffee and tea during “Coffee Hour” with Fr. Alex in our Banquet Centre, as the Ottawa Hellenic Athletic Association (OHAA) in partnership with the Odyssey Dance Troupe and GOYA are proud to present…

February 10 – The Silver Gala (Sold out)

THIS SPECIAL EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT:  The Hellenic Community of Ottawa is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Fr. Alex Michalopulos’s dedicated service to our Community with The Silver Gala to be held in his honour on Saturday, February 10th  at the Hellenic Meeting & Reception Centre. Our beloved Fr. Alex was reluctant to accept this honour, however he has graciously agreed…

Χριστουγεννιάτικα Κάλαντα!

Members of the HCO’s Board of Directors sing the Christmas Kalanda in our church, wishing a merry Christmas and wonderful New Year ahead to all.
Link to this Facebook video:
https://www.facebook.com/hellenicHCO/videos/1578002302266138/

See our Church Choir’s Christmas Concert!

Click below on the YouTube link to our Church Choir’s Christmas Concert, which was held in our Church on Sunday, December 16, 2017:
https://youtu.be/_Rfc_HcQcNs…

Employment Opportunity

Position: Greek School Director, Hellenic School of Ottawa
Application Deadline: February 1st, 2018

The Hellenic Community of Ottawa is seeking an innovative and qualified Greek School Director to join the International Language Program faculty at D. Roy Kennedy Public School in Ottawa, Ontario. Applicants must be hardworking and enthusiastic with a strong administrative acumen. The position will require applicants’ to display…

Last Call for New Year’s Eve tickets!

Come and ring in the New Year with family & friends at the Hellenic Community of Ottawa!  ORDER YOUR TICKETS BY DEC 27th @ Noon!  The New Year’s Eve Party will begin with Cocktails at 6:00 and Dinner at 8:00 and includes so many delightful extras that you have to click here to open the:  New Year’s Dance Flyer for all details! …