Russian Orthodox Church Protection of Mother of God
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Today the Holy Church solemnly glorifies the honorable Dormition or translation of the Mother of God from earth to heaven. A wonderful translation – she died without serious illness, peacefully. Her soul is taken up in the divine hands of Her Son and carried up into the heavenly abode, accompanied by the sweet singing of angels. And then, her most pure body is transferred by the apostles to Gethsemane where it is honorably buried, and on the third day it is…

August 28th, 2021| News

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The Parish of Our Lady of Kazan and the Protection of the Mother of God is being a part of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarchate of Moscow with services performed in accord to the old calendar in accordance with the Liturgicon, traditions and canons of the Russian Orthodox Church. Our parishioners come from a wide multitude of nationalities and cultures, but we are all united in our true faith in our lord God and savior Jesus Christ and our belonging to the Russian Orthodox…

Traditional Annual Picnic


Dear Friends,

We are happy to extend an invitation for you to join our traditional annual picnic which will take place on Monday August 1, in ECCOLANDS Provincial Park which is located at 335 RIVER ROAD (near Ottawa International Airport) — FREE PARKING!.

Driving directions from the church (~20 min):
get on Riverside South, turn right onto River Rd, another turn right at 335 River Rd. (Government of Canada sign) onto a small side road, again named River Rd.

The picnic begins at 9:30 AM. Please bring food and drinks to the picnic. There is no fast on the 1st of August. We will be glad to help organize transportation to anyone who does not have the opportunity to reach the park by themselves. Please contact sister Irina Shiryaeva concerning the arrangement of transportation.

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July 27th, 2016| Announcements