|Posted on November 25, 2020 at 11:45 PM|
Psalms of hope during the Pandemic
In Psalm 41 we see that it is written by someone who has experienced the presence of God in the Temple in Jerusalem; he remembers the excitement of being close to God through His temple, and it creates a deep ache and a sense of loss because he is not there any more:
Psalm 41 (42)
As the deer longs for the springs of waters,
So my soul longs for You, O God.
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|Posted on June 17, 2020 at 11:00 PM|
Dear brothers and sisters,
In consideration of the recent situation regarding the spread of the COVID 19 virus, according to the instructions of the institutions qualified for infection control, and upon the blessing of His Grace, the Bishop of Canada, Kyr Mitrofan, we are informing you that in the upcoming period the Gracanica Church, in Windsor, will continue with regular worship and prayer for all, and on behalf of all of you, our parishioners, ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 17, 2020 at 11:00 PM|
Everything we say as Orthodox, we do with conviction, honour and honesty.
Brothers and sisters, today I address you as President of the Church Board with love and care.
To all Christians and Orthodox confessions, the Serbian people, Patriarch Irinej, bishops, priests, monks, diaconates, and our brothers who defend our Serbian homeland.
CHRIST IS RISEN! INDEED HE IS RISEN!
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|Posted on June 17, 2020 at 10:55 PM|
Community Members – The Serbian Centre needs our help during these difficult times.
Please join us in writing the stories future generations will tell and consider giving $50 for the future of the Serbian Centre.
Give $50 per person, $50 per family, whatever is in your heart to give will help us establish some certainty, amidst so much uncertainty.
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|Posted on April 20, 2020 at 11:25 AM|
Out of an abundance of caution regarding the coronavirus, the Serbian Centre Board of Directors and Management along with Teta Djuja and her family have agreed to postpone the luncheon that was scheduled for this Sunday March 15th until further notice.
The health and safety of our community members, Serbian Centre staff and other guests is our top priority, and for that reason postponing Sunday’s event is the most responsible thing we can do at this time.
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|Posted on October 8, 2019 at 10:55 AM|
Continuing with the maintenance and upkeep of our Gracanica Church, more renovations and upgrades were recently completed.
The Bell Tower restoration, in it’s second week, had a few rainy days and wind disruptions which delayed the completion until Friday. This week, repairs to the lower copper roofing will commence.
Those who attended services this weekend, saw other repairs and renovations which were completed. The parking lot was completely overhauled, repaved and new l...Read Full Post »
|Posted on September 5, 2019 at 12:25 AM|
У среду 28. августа, на празник Успенија Пресвете Богородице, Његово Преосвештенство...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 16, 2019 at 10:35 AM|
It is our great joy to share with you that the replacement of the entire church carpeting, and at the same time, a rather complex process of refurbishing the main church doors have begun. We owe immense gratitude to our selfless and generous donors who made this possible. Glory be to God for all things!
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|Posted on July 16, 2019 at 10:30 AM|
Glory be to God, the necessary repairs on the church bell tower have begun. We are very grateful to Mirko Vranesevic, Stanko Bezarevic, Nikola Zubic, Milan Pecarski and Nikola Gacesa for dedicating their time and expertise today so that very important major work can begin faster than originally planned. May the blessing of the Lord be upon them and their loved ones through the prayers of Sts. Peter and Paul as we prayerfully celebrate their feast.
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|Posted on April 6, 2019 at 12:10 AM|
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
We are already in the fourth week of the Great and Holy Lent. This is a gentle reminder that the schedule of the church services for the month of April and Easter can be found on our church's website, or you may obtain a hard copy next time you come for a service. We urge you to try to attend as many services as possible, so that you may be with your Lord during the days, as He, voluntarily, is undergoing suffering on the Cross so that, with Him, you ...Read Full Post »