All the youth of our parish in grades 7 to 12 are invited to gather for thoughtful discussion, delicious Lenten food, activities and fellowship on Saturday, April 8th from 1:00pm to 7:00pm at our Church. The Retreat is free, and it promises to be a really great day! We will also prepare sandwiches for the Shepherds of Good Hope and…
The Board of Directors of the Hellenic Community of Ottawa invites HCO members to come to a Town Hall Meeting in the Banquet Centre on Sunday, April 2nd following the Divine Liturgy. The purpose of this meeting is to give an update on what is happening in our Community, and how we can all help out. We hope to see…
We look forward to commemorating Hellenic Independence Day and the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary with all HCO members:
Friday, March 24th Eve of the Annunciation
6:30 p.m. Great Vespers for the Eve of the Annunciation at our Church
Saturday, March 25th The Annunciation of the Virgin Mary and Hellenic Independence Day
9:00 a.m. Matins at our Church
9:45 a.m. Divine Liturgy followed by Doxology in commemoration…
To the Members of the Hellenic Community of Ottawa,
The Nominations & Elections Committee are pleased to announce the new members of the 2017-2018 HCO Board of Directors, sworn in on March 2nd, 2017:
President – Antonios Georgiou
1st Vice President – Tony Vanikiotis
2nd Vice President – Nick Florakas
Treasurer – Bill Mertikas
Secretary – Olga Loly
We are already more than halfway through Great Lent, which began on February 27th! There are regular weekday & evening Church services throughout Lent. Please check the calendar under the Our Church tab of the website for details. Our Holy Pascha this year is on April 16th (the same date as Western Easter).…
Registration: February 1 to March 19, for CERTIFICATE OF ATTAINMENT IN GREEK (2017). ΠΙΣΤΟΠΟΙΗΣΗ ΕΠΑΡΚΕΙΑΣ ΕΛΛΗΝΟΜΑΘΕΙΑΣ – ΕΞΕΤΑΣΕΙΣ 2017
The Centre for the Greek Language (CGL) will conduct the 2017 examinations for the Certificate of Attainment in Greek on May 16th, 17th & 18th both in Greece and abroad for children (8-12 yrs of age), teenagers & adults. (Exam location: 440 Albert Street, Ottawa). Registration: February 1st to March 19th, 2017.
For further information on the registration process and fees…
Everyone is invited to join us as we host the Prayer for Christian Unity with clergy and laypeople from various Christian faiths here at our church this Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
We will begin with a Prayer Service in the church, followed by a Potluck Reception at the Hellenic Meeting & Reception Centre. Our parishioners are asked to…
Please book your calendars for Sunday, September 25, 2016 and join us to help kids at CHEO! Walk, run or bike the 5 km or 10 km route starting at our community centre and join us for the post-hike lunch and bake sale. It’s a fantastic day of family fun for a worthy cause! Go online at http://bit.ly/HikeforCHEO2016 to register…
The directors of GreekFest’s Zorba Show are seeking male and female performers to be part of this year’s show.
Those interested must have a strong background in Greek dancing. Previous experience in the Hellenic Community of Dance School or other Greek performing dance group is beneficial.
Must be over 19 years of age;
Strong dancing ability;
Strong stage presence and outgoing personality (ability to interact with…
The winning tickets for the 2015 GreekFest winners have been announced. See the attachment to check if you have a winning ticket.
2015 GREEK SUMMER FESTIVAL Raffle Winners…