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Nativity of Christ

Festal Period-Boutique Opening Hours

Please note that the Boutique will be closed on Christmas day, Tuesday December 25th 2018,  and on New Year's Day, Tuesday January 1st 2019. On Wednesday December 26th 2018, the Boutique will be open from 12 - 5 pm. The church services and hours are according to the Liturgical Schedule. We thank you in advance. Have a blessed Nativity feast and a healthy and prosperous New Year!

2018 Christmas handicraft & product sale!

Visit the sisters' booths at the following churches, after the Divine Liturgy, on Sunday December 16th 2018. Gift Baskets, cheeses, pastries, St. Basil's bread, icons, books & much more! Montreal: -Holy Archangels Church: 11801 Elie Blanchard Boulevard -Evangelismos Church: 777 St. Roch street -Sts. Constantine & Helen Church: 20 Brunswick Boulevard Laval -St. Nicolas Church: 3780 Boul du Souvenir -Holy Cross Church: 4865 Boul du Souvenir Ottawa -Dormition Church: 1315 Prince of Wales drive -St. Elias Church: 750 Ridgewood Ave Hope to see you there! Have a blessed Nativity season! God bless [...]

The Sarantaleitourgon 2018

On Τhursday, November the 15th 2018 will begin the fasting period for the Nativity of our Savior Jesus Christ. This is a period of preparation of the body and the soul for the coming of our Lord. But as our Lord instructed us, fasting has a special meaning when it is connected with prayer and almsgiving. For this reason, our church calls us for a fuller liturgical life. The ecclesiastical tradition has set for this period the daily celebration [...]

Le Troupeau Bénit at Marché Casse-Noisette 2018

The sisters are back at the Nutcraker Market from November 29th to December 9th! Come do your yearly shopping and purchase your Christmas gifts: - Goat & Sheep cheeses - Pastries - Nativity scenes - Tree ornaments - Basket arrangements Come find the perfect gift handcrafted in Canada to this annual date, where 10% of our sales are remitted to Les Grands Ballets’ Nutcracker Fund, " which allows 2,800 sick and disadvantaged children each year to attend a performance of The Nutcracker for free, as well [...]

“Saveurs et culture d’Argenteuil” Christmas Fair 2018

Visit the sisters' booth at the 11th edition of the Foire de Noël Saveurs et Culture d'Argenteuil, at the Polyvalente Lavigne, 452, avenue Argenteuil, Lachute, J8H 1W9. The Market is held on Friday November 30th 2018, from 4 to 9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday December 1st and 2nd from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Come meet local artists and producers from the Argenteuil area and purchase unique gifts.

Saint Thekla’s Feast Day 2018

It will be an immense joy and a blessing to have your presence amongst us for the celebration of Saint Thekla, the Protomartyr and Equal-to-the-Apostles. For complete schedule Ιδιαίτερη χαρά και ευλογία θα μας δώσει η παρουσία σας  στην εορτή της Αγίας ενδόξου Πρωτομάρτυρος και Ισαποστόλου Θέκλας. Πρόγραμμα ακολουθιών:  

Saint-Mammès cheese

Le Troupeau Bénit Cheese Factory & Saint-Mammès cheese

The sisters' cheese factory is dedicated to Saint Mamas. He is the patron Saint of their cheese factory. One of their cheeses is named after the saint "Saint-Mammès", in french. It is a goat & sheep firm ripened cheese that was dedicated to this early Christian Saint. May he intercede for us. *The Saint-Mammès cheese is sold by the sisters at their boutique, at some IGA and several cheese shops all over Quebec.

Team Stratos Memorial Walkathon

Join us for our first memorial walk, Sunday, September 16th 2018 at 11:30am at the Vierge Marie la Consolatrice Monastery. We will take a quiet 5km walk around Half Moon Lake lasting approximately 1h45min. The walk will start and end at the monastery grounds where we may then light a candle at the church. Register for our First Walkathon and/or support us by collecting donations. If you are unable to join us on our walk, you may contribute by donating [...]

Annual Fundraising Dinner

The Monastery's 22nd annual dinner will take place on Sunday January 22nd 2017 at 4:30 p.m. at the Chateau Royal Reception Halls (3500, boul. Du Souvenir, Laval Quebec). 100% of the profits return to the sisterhood and will serve for the continuation and maintenance of the Monastery. This work of God needs the help and support of all of us. Come join yourselves once again to all the friends and supporters of our Holy Monastery at the annual fundraising dinner.