Dear Brothers and Sisters,
We would like to inform you that on Sunday, July 25, 2021, on the Vespers of the Synaxis of St. Archangel Gabriel, the Feast-day (Slava) of our Parish, His Grace Bishop Mitrofan will serve the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at our Parish at 10AM, followed by the consecration of the wheat, breaking of the Slavski Kolač and choosing of the kum for the next year.
An outdoors BBQ will be served after that, maintaining all prescribed measures: indoor and outdoor religious services, rites and ceremonies are allowed with capacity limited to permit, while maintaining physical distancing of 2 m and wearing face masks (more details here: https://www.york.ca/wps/portal/yorkhome/health/yr/covid-19/publichealthsafetymeasures/).
On Monday July 26, 2021, the Feast-day (Slava) itself, Divine Liturgy will start at 9AM.
We invite you to join us in celebrating the Slava of our Parish Church on the Vespers of the Feast-day, so that together with our Bishop we may pray to the Lord and His Holy Archangel to bless us all.
– Governing Board of St. Archangel Gabriel Parish in Richmond Hill