Monthly Archives: September 2016

The Sign of the Cross

“Do not do anything without signing yourself with the sign of the Cross! When you depart on a journey, when you begin your work, when you go to study, when you are alone, and when you are with other people, seal yourself with the Holy Cross on your forehead, your body, your chest, your heart, your lips, your eyes, your ears. All of you should be sealed with the sign of Christ’s victory over hell. Then you will no [...]

The power of the Cross

The Cross of the Lord was the instrument by which He saved the world after the fall into sin. Through the Cross, He descended with His soul into hell so as to raise up from it the souls who were awaiting Him. By the Cross, Christ opened the doors of paradise which had been closed after our first ancestors had been banished from it. The Cross was sanctified by the Body of Christ which was nailed to it when [...]

Saint Thekla’s Feast Day

It will be an immense joy and a blessing to have your presence amongst us during the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy that will be presided at the Monastery by His Eminence Metropolitan Sotirios on Saturday, September 24th 2016 at 8:30 a.m. celebrating the feast of the most glorious Martyr and Equal to the Apostles Thekla . Ιδιαίτερη χαρά και ευλογία θα μας δώσει η παρουσία σας στην Αρχιερατική Θεία Λειτουργία που θα τελέσει στην Iερά μας Mονή ο Σεβασμιώτατος Μητροπολίτης μας κ.κ. Σωτήριος, [...]

Become last if you want to become first

Become last if you want to become first. When one disobeys and distresses his spiritual father, then God is also grieved. Our Christ showed us through His deeds the greatness of holy obedience, for He sacrificed Himself for the sake of obedience to His Father, “Therefore He has given Him the name which is above every name” (Phil. 2:9 ). Obedience has genuine humility in its bosom. Wherever there is humility, there is the scent of Christ, the fragrance of [...]

Tremblant Gourmand

Visit the sisters with their wide array of handmade products, at Tremblant Gourmand, in the heart of Mont Tremblant, from Saturday September 10th to Sunday September the 18th 2016. The sisters' kiosque is at Place Bernard facing the Grande Scène, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. For the week schedule please contact the monastery. For complete schedule of the event visit Découvrez les produits fabriqués par les soeurs à Tremblant Gourmand, au village piétonnier de Tremblant, du 10 au 18 Septembre [...]

Liturgy at St Paraskevi

On Saturday, September 17th 2016, feast day of Sts Sophia, Faith, Hope & Love, Matins and Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at the chapel of St Paraskevi, 2458, chemin de la 1ère Concession, Elgin, Quebec J0S 2E0 The service will begin at 9:00 a.m.