"Ἀνέστη Χριστός καί χαίρουσι Ἄγγελοι. Ἀνέστη Χριστός καί ζωή πολιτεύεται. Ἀνέστη Χριστός καί ούδείς ἐπί μνήματος." Ἃγιος Ἰωάννης Χρυσόστομος Ταπεινῶς εὐχόμεθα ὅπως ἡ Χάρις τοῦ Ἁγίου Φωτός πλημμυρίσει τάς καρδίας ἡμῶν καί μᾶς ἀξιώσει νά προσκυνήσουμε τους αχράντους πόδας τοῦ Ἰησοῦ μετέχοντες τῆς ἀτελευτήτου χαρᾶς τῶν Ἀγγέλων. Ἀμήν. Ἐλάχιστες ἐν Χριστῶ, Γερόντισσα Θέκλα καί αἱ σύν ἐμοί ἐν Χριστῶ ἀδελφαί "Christ is risen, and the Angels rejoice. Christ is risen, and life reigns. Christ is risen, and not one dead remains in the grave." Pachal [...]
On Sunday November 27th 2016, memory of Saint Jacob the Persian, Metropolitan Sotirios of Toronto will visit the Monastery and preside over Matins and Divine Liturgy. The service will begin at 8:15 a.m. For complete schedule visit the liturgical schedule on the home page.
On Tuesday, November the 15th 2016 began 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 of [...]
The Divine Liturgy to be held at St Paraskevi on Saturday, September 17th 2016 is cancelled. It will be rescheduled for the month of October. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused.
There was an omission on the Liturgical Schedule of July 2016. The last service indicated was on Sunday the 24th of July. Matins and Divine Liturgy will be celebrated this coming Sunday, July 31st 2016 at 8:15 a.m.
On Monday July the 18th 2016, memory of Saint Elizabeth the martyr and Grand Duchess, the Divine Liturgy will be cancelled.
We invite you to join us in the celebration of the feast of Saint Paraskevi, held for the first time by the sisters of our Monastery.
The royal doors of the church's iconostasis were written (hand painted) by the sisters of the Monastery through the gracious generosity of a donor, who wishes to remain anonymous for the glory of God. The icon depicted is the Annunciation of the Theotokos, when the Archangel Gabriel announced to the Theotokos that she shall conceive Christ through the grace of the Holy Spirit. Above the Theotokos and the Archangel Gabriel are the Prophets David and Isaiah holding scrolls with prophecies from the [...]