St. Elias Cathedral, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
From Friday of Passion Week through Bright Monday, Metropolitan Stephan celebrated the Divine Services at the Cathedral of St. Elias in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. St. Elias is the cathedral church for the Eparchy of Canada, the episcopal see of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Stephan, the eparchial bishop. Joining him were Archbishop Michael, Archbishop of Cleveland and Archpriest George Ayoub, pastor of St. Elias Cathedral. Father George, his wife, Georgette and members of the cathedral parish showed everyone taking part in the solemn festivities warm Christian hospitality and joy.
During the holydays, the hierarchs had the opportunity to pray and visit with the people of the parish and also to meet various and distinguished members of the greater Toronto community, including the Ambassador from Syria to Canada. Father George was pleased to announce that the building campaign for the new Cathedral of St. Elias is well underway and already ahead of schedule. Joining the Metropolitan and Archbishop for the paschal holidays were family members from the New York/New Jersey area.
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