Please see below for “March 25th, 1821” events. We look forward to commemorating Hellenic Independence Day and the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary with all our 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 of Hellenic Independence Day, and Wreath Laying Ceremony at our church. Light reception in the Church Hall immediately afterwards.
- 1:00-1:30 p.m. Flag Raising Ceremony at Ottawa City Hall. Please arrive by 12:45 p.m. for this year’s flag raising ceremony at Ottawa City Hall (110 Laurier Ave. W.). His Excellency, George Marcantonatos, Ambassador of Greece to Canada, His Excellency, Pavlos Anastasiadis, High Commissioner of Cyprus, His Worship, Jim Watson, Mayor of Ottawa, Mr. Riley Brockington, Ottawa City Councillor, River Ward, Mr. Antonios Georgiou, President of the HCO, our Parish Priest, Rev. Fr. Alex Michalopulos, and many of our Association Presidents will be attending the ceremony.