Questions about the Mission Church
Do you have a Priest?
A. We have Father David.
Q. Do you
have a bishop?
A. Yes. His Grace, the Right Rev.
ALEXANDER, Bishop of Ottawa, Eastern Canada and-Upstate New
you part of an archdiocese?
A. Yes. Our Primate is
Metropolitan PHILIP. The web address is
Q. Who is
your patron Saint?
A. St Ignatius of Antioch was the
third bishop of Antioch, following St Peter and St Euodius. His
letters written on the way to martyrdom are preserved. St
Ignatius was martyred in Rome in 107 AD.
Q. Are non-Orthodox welcome to attend services?
We invite non-Orthodox to study holy
Orthodoxy and to ask our Priest for baptism and/or chrismation into the Church.
books should I read?
A. Any one of:
Fr Anthony Canaris,
Introducing the Orthodox Church; Its faith and life (Light &
Timothy Ware (Bishop Kallistos),
The Orthodox Church (New Edition) (Penguin);
Fr Thomas Hopko, The Orthodox
Faith in 4 volumes (The Orthodox Church m America).
You can order these books from
happens after the service?
A. We usually have refreshments,
either in the Church Hall below the Sanctuary or at St Olga's
School/KidsPlace at 1 Currie St. You are invited to visit with
At the church there is an elevator for
handicapped persons. A key is needed to operate it. We'd love to
help you. Welcome!
Q. How do I
SS Cyril & Methodius Church at QEW & Niagara St?
A. Once on Niagara going north, turn left
before the Vine St/Face St traffic lights at the entrance at the
church parking lot,
Or take the Vine St turn off, turn left at
Carlton St., and again left at Rolls Ave. Although Rolls is said
to have No Exit, you can in fact proceed to the church parking
Q, How do I
St Olga's School /KidsPlace at 1 Currie St near the QEW?
A. From Niagara St
proceeding north, turn right on FACER St., turn right on Currie
St, Proceed until the entrance on the right just before Dieppe