September 23, 2016

Some advice for student life.

School’s in! Well, I know that in Canada everyone’s been back a couple of weeks, but in America some people are just starting and others have yet to begin! So for those who think this is late, and for those who think it’s early, I apologise. I know that I lived away from home for almost all of my post-secondary education, and there were things I did well and things that I did not do – …

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August 26, 2016

EARLY SPECIAL! 12th Annual GYP Convention

Written by admin on August 26, 2016. Posted in Conventions For this weekend only, we are having an early special for registration! Register anytime between today and Sunday, August 28th, 11:59pm for an early special of $199 for a quad, $309 for a double. Regular registration prices will go back to $219 for a quad, and $329 for a double after this weekend!

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August 26, 2016

REGISTER TODAY! 12th Annual 2016 GYP Convention

Written by admin on August 26, 2016. Posted in Conventions 2016 GYP Convention: Register Today! “Peace Be Still!” Under the auspices of His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion, the Graduates and Young Professionals (GYP) committee invites you to the 12th Annual GYP Convention on October 13-16, 2016. This year we are blessed to have His Grace Bishop Kyrillos formerly Fr. John Paul of the Saint Paul Brotherhood, will lead spiritual and introspection discussion as our speaker. We – …

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April 11, 2016

2016 GYP Lent Retreat Schedule

Written by admin on April 11, 2016. Posted in Retreats Friday, April 15th 7:00 pm: Registration 8:00 pm: Dinner 9:00 pm: Ice-Breaker 9:30 pm: Introduction & Lecture #1 10:30 pm: Break 11:00 pm: Midnight Praises Saturday, April 16th 7:30 am: Quiet Time #1 8:00 am: Breakfast 9:00 am: Morning Prayers 9:30 am: Ice Breaker 10:00 am: Lecture #2 11:00 am: Quiet Time #2 12:00 pm: Lunch & Free Time 3:30 pm: Lecture #3 4:30 pm: – …

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March 4, 2016

GYP Lenten Retreat 2016

“A time is coming when men will go mad, and when they see someone who is not mad, they will attack him, saying, ‘You are mad; you are not like us.” – St. Antony the Great Under the auspices of His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion, the Graduates and Young Professionals (GYP) committee invites you to the 7th Annual GYP Lenten Retreat from April 15-17, 2016 This year we are blessed to have Father Antony Paul (Saint – …

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August 4, 2015

It takes a whole village: a reflection.

+ In a room, at the outskirts of a city, a young woman, 21 years, is giving birth to her first child, her baby girl. Her sisters,  mother, and  female cousins and friends are all around her. They console her, they squeeze her hand, and they also laugh that “knowing laugh”, while she screams in pain. They are all familiar with the joy of motherhood, the joy that comes after the pain. Some of the girls have not yet – …

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July 29, 2015

Young Women and St. Marina

Today, the Coptic Orthodox Church celebrates the martyrdom of St. Marina the Holy Martyr of Antioch, a wonderful role model especially for young women. She was raised as an unbeliever by her parents until her mother died. Afterwards, she believed in our Lord Jesus Christ and vowed to remain a virgin for Him, but her father disowned her because of her faith, which ultimately resulted in her martyrdom. She shunned marriage, pleasure, fame, wealth, family, – …

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March 16, 2015

2015 GYP Lent Retreat Schedule

Written by admin on March 16, 2015. Posted in Retreats Friday, March 20 7:00 pm: Registration 8:00 pm: Dinner 9:00 pm: Ice-Breaker 9:30 pm: Introduction & Lecture #1 10:30 pm: Discussion #1 11:30 pm: Break 12:00 am: Midnight Praises   Saturday, March 21 7:30 am: Quiet Time #1 8:00 am: Breakfast 9:00 am: Morning Prayers 9:30 am: Lecture #2 10:30 am: Quiet Time #2 11:15 am: Icebreaker 12:00 pm: Lunch 1:00 pm: Free Time 4:00 – …

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March 16, 2015

2015 GYP Lent Retreat Schedule

Written by admin on March 16, 2015. Posted in Retreats Friday, March 20 7:00 pm: Registration 8:00 pm: Dinner 9:00 pm: Ice-Breaker 9:30 pm: Introduction & Lecture #1 10:30 pm: Discussion #1 11:30 pm: Break 12:00 am: Midnight Praises   Saturday, March 21 7:30 am: Quiet Time #1 8:00 am: Breakfast 9:00 am: Morning Prayers 9:30 am: Lecture #2 10:30 am: Quiet Time #2 11:15 am: Icebreaker 12:00 pm: Lunch 1:00 pm: Free Time 4:00 – …

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March 6, 2015

2015 GYP Lenten Retreat – Final Deadline Weekend

Written by admin on March 6, 2015. Posted in Retreats Don’t miss out on the opportunity to join us for the Graduates and Young Professionals (GYP) 6th Annual Lenten Retreat on March 20–22, 2015. Father Antony Paul (Saint Paul Brotherhood) will speak to us about THE SPIRIT OF PRAYER. Join us as Father Antony delves into the depth of prayer and helps us encounter both our freedom and our suffering in it. Don’t delay and – …

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March 6, 2015

2015 GYP Lenten Retreat – Final Deadline Weekend

Written by admin on March 6, 2015. Posted in Retreats Don’t miss out on the opportunity to join us for the Graduates and Young Professionals (GYP) 6th Annual Lenten Retreat on March 20–22, 2015. Father Antony Paul (Saint Paul Brotherhood) will speak to us about THE SPIRIT OF PRAYER. Join us as Father Antony delves into the depth of prayer and helps us encounter both our freedom and our suffering in it. Don’t delay and – …

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February 9, 2015

REGISTER TODAY! GYP Lenten Retreat 2015

Written by admin on February 9, 2015. Posted in Retreats GYP Lenten Retreat: Register Today! “The day when God is absent, when He is silent – that is the beginning of prayer.” -Met. Anthony Bloom (Beginning to Pray) Under the auspices of H.G. Bishop Serapion, the Graduates and Young Professionals (GYP) committee invites you to the 6th Annual Lenten Retreat on March 20–22, 2015. This year we are blessed to have Father Antony Paul (Saint – …

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