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Coptic Orthodox Church in Canada

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The immigration of the Copts to '''Coptic Orthodox Church in Canada might have started as early as ''' is under the late 1950s. Starting in the 1970s, Canada has been receiving a greater number [[jurisdiction]] of these immigrants, and the number [[Church of Alexandria (Coptic)|Coptic immigrants into Canada has been growing ever since. According to the census, there were over 10,000 Orthodox Copts in Canada by the year 2001 — an increase from only 5Church]],000 in 1991. With that calculated growth rate, this figure could now be as high as 25,000 <ref>[http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census01/products/standard/themes/RetrieveProductTable.cfm?Temporal=2001&PID=55822&APATH=3&GID=431515&METH=1&PTYPE=55440&THEME=56&FOCUS=0&AID=0&PLACENAME=0&PROVINCE=0&SEARCH=0&GC=99&GK=NA&VID=0&VNAMEE=&VNAMEF=&FL=0&RL=0&FREE=0 Census 1991 — 2001/Growth rates]</ref> <ref>http://www.religioustolerance.org/can_rel1.htm</ref>with its patriarchal Archdiocese of North America.
==History==
The immigration of the Copts to Canada might have started as early as the late 1950s. Starting in the 1970s, Canada has been receiving a greater number of these immigrants, and the number of Coptic immigrants into Canada has been growing ever since. According to the census, there were over 10,000 Orthodox Copts in Canada by the year 2001&mdash;an increase from only 5,000 in 1991. With that calculated growth rate, this figure could now be as high as 25,000.<ref>[http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census01/products/standard/themes/RetrieveProductTable.cfm?Temporal=2001&PID=55822&APATH=3&GID=431515&METH=1&PTYPE=55440&THEME=56&FOCUS=0&AID=0&PLACENAME=0&PROVINCE=0&SEARCH=0&GC=99&GK=NA&VID=0&VNAMEE=&VNAMEF=&FL=0&RL=0&FREE=0 Census 1991 — 2001/Growth rates]</ref><ref>[http://www.religioustolerance.org/can_rel1.htm Canadian Data About Christianity: Growths and Losses from 1991 to 2001]</ref>
The story of the first Coptic Orthodox Church established in North America, [http://www.stmark.toronto.on.coptorthodox.ca/default.asp was St. Mark's in Toronto], Canada, can be found .<ref>[http://www.stmark.toronto.on.coptorthodox.ca/copts.asp here]. NowThe Copts of Canada: A Shining Star in a Galaxy of Diversified Celestial Bodies; or, there are over 30 Coptic Orthodox Churches in Canada — and counting. The [[Church Founding of Alexandria (Coptic)|the Coptic Orthodox Churchin North America]] has Churches and congregations in the following regions: </ref>Currently, there are over 30 Coptic Orthodox Church directory for churches in Canada on http://coptic.us/church_showsub.asp?cat_id=2&cat=Canada</ref> <ref> Coptic Orthodox Churcch directory on http://www.copticchurch.net/topics/directory/churches_all.php</ref> ==Ontario==*Saint Mark Coptic Orthodox Church, Toronto**41 Glendinning Avenue, Scarborough, Ontario M1W 3E2**Website: http://www.stmark.toronto.on.coptorthodox.ca/**Four [[Priest|Priests]]: Fr. Ammonius Guirguis, Fr. Misael Ataaya, Fr. Bishoy Salama, mdash;and Fr. Marcos Marcos.  *Virgin Mary and Saint Athanasius Coptic Orthodox Church, Mississauga**1245 Eglinton Avenue West, Mississauga, Ontario L5V 2M4**A.K.A. Coptic Canadian Centre — Website: http://www.cccnet.ca/**Six [[Priest|Priests]]: Hegomen (Archpriest) Fr. Angelos Saad, Fr. Maximos Rizkalla, Fr. Domadios Saleh, Fr. Botrous Phillopos, Fr. Bishoy Wasfy, and Fr. Makari Youssefcounting
==Parishes==
The [[Church of Alexandria (Coptic)|Coptic Orthodox Church]] has churches and congregations in the following regions:<ref>[http://coptic.us/church_showsub.asp?cat_id=2&cat=Canada Coptic Orthodox Church Directory: Canada]</ref><ref>[http://www.copticchurch.net/topics/directory/churches_all.php Coptic Churches in the United States and Canada]</ref>
===Ontario===
*[http://www.stmark.toronto.on.coptorthodox.ca/ St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church], Toronto (Scarborough)
*[http://www.cccnet.ca/ Coptic Canadian Centre]
**Virgin Mary and St. Athanasius Coptic Orthodox Church, Mississauga
**St. Philopateer and St. Anthony Coptic Orthodox Church, Mississauga
**St. Mina and Pope St. Kyrollos (Cyril) Coptic Orthodox Church, Mississauga
**St. George and St. Abanoub Coptic Orthodox Church, Milton
**The Valley of the Mother of God, Mono (near Orangeville)
*[http://www.stgeorgeandstrueiss.com/ St. George and St. Rueiss Coptic Orthodox Church], North York
[[Image:Fr_Philopater_Wahba.jpg|thumb|A Coptic Orthodox Priest]]
*St Anthony and St Philopateer Coptic Orthodox Church, Mississauga**6460 Milcreek Drive, Mississauga, Ontario L5V 2M4**Website: http://www.cccnet.ca/**The same [[Priest|Priests]] from Virgin Mary and Saint Athanasius Church also serve this one.  *Saint Mina and Saint Kyrollos (Cyril) Coptic Orthodox Church, Mississauga**E. Dundas Street, Mississauga, Ontario L5V 2M4**Website: http://www.cccnetstdemiana.ca/**The same [[Priest|Priests]] from Virgin Mary and Saint Athanasius Church also serve this one.  *Saint George and Saint Rueiss Coptic Orthodox Church, North York**141 Bond Avenue, North York, Ontario M3B 1M1**Website: http://www.stgeorgeandstrueiss.com/**Four [[Priest|Priests]]: Fr. Rueiss Awad, Fr. Gawargious Michael, Fr. Makary Silwanis, and Fr. Mikhael Armanios.  *Ti Agia Maria and St . Demiana Coptic Orthodox Church], Etobicoke**87 Elmhurst Drive, Etobicoke, Ontario M9W 2J8**Website: [http://www.stdemianageocities.cacom/johnbaptist_canada/**Two [[Priest|Priests]]: Fr. Mankarious Mankarious and Fr. Abraam Kamal.  *St. John the Baptist and St. Elizabeth Coptic Orthodox Church], Barrie**697 Seventh Line South, (Oro-Medonte Township, OntarioStation)**Website: [http://www.geocitiesstmaryottawa.comorg/johnbaptist_canada/**Two [[Priest|Priests]]: Fr. Youhanna Ghaly Youssef and Fr. Rueiss AwadSt.  *Saint Mary Coptic Orthodox Church], Ottawa**1 Canfield Dr. & Greenbank Rd., Nepean, Ontario K2H 5S7**Website: [http://www.stmaryottawawindsorcopts.orgcom/**One [[Priest]]: Hegomen (Archpriest) Fr. Shenouda BoutrosSt.  *Saint Mary and Saint St. Moses the Black Coptic Orthodox Church], Windsor**1334 Benjamin Street, Windsor, Ontario**Website: [http://www.windsorcoptsstmaryandstjoseph.comorg/**One [[Priest]]: Fr. Youhanna ElzahabySt.  *Saint Mary and Saint St. Joseph Coptic Orthodox Church], Richmond Hill**11308 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill, Ontario**Website: St. Bishoy Coptic Orthodox Church [http://www.stmaryandstjosephcopticchurch.orgnet/topics/directory/**One [[Priestchurch.php?show=201]]: Fr. Abraam Kamal.  *Saint Bishoy Coptic Orthodox Church, Thornhill**1 Lyndhurst Drive, Thornhill, Ontario L4A 5Z4**Website: [http://www.stbishoystgeorge-stmercurius.copticorthodox.cacom/**One [[Priest]]: Fr Tadros E. TadrosSt.  *Saint George and Saint St. Mercurius Abu Sefein Coptic Orthodox Church], St. Catherines**118 Glenridge Avenue, St Catherines, Ontario L2S 4X7**Website: [http://www.stgeorge-stmercuriusgeocities.com/**One [[Priest]]: Fr. Antonius Zekry Samaanstpaulchurchcanada/ St.  *Saint Mary and Saint Paul the Anchorite Coptic Orthodox Church], London, Ontario**101 Wistow Street, London, Ontario N5Y 1E2**Website: [http://www.geocitiesstmaryscopticorthodox.comca/stpaulchurchcanada/**One [[Priest]]: FrSt. Yoannis Awadalla.  *Saint Mary Coptic Orthodox Church], Kitchener**388 Ottawa Street South, Kitchener, Ontario N2M 3P4**Website: http://www.stmaryscopticorthodox.ca**One [[Priest]]: Hegomen (Archpriest) Fr. Athanasius Iskander.  *Saint Mina Coptic Orthodox Church, Hamilton**480 Melvin Avenue, Hamilton, Ontario L8H 2L7**Website: http://stmina.hamilton.on.coptorthodox.ca/**One [[Priest]]: FrSt. Metias Ibrahim.  *Saint George and St Anthony Mina Coptic Orthodox Church], GloucesterHamilton**1081 Cadboro Road, Gloucester, Ontario K1J 7T8**Website: [http://www.orthodoxy.ca/**One [[Priest]]: FrSt. Mikhael FamGeorge and St.  *Archangel Michael and Saint Tekla Antony Coptic Orthodox Church], BramptonOttawa**12061 Hurontario Street, Brampton, Ontario L6Z 4P8**Website: [http://www.michaelandsttekla.org/**One [[Priest]]: Fr. Marcos Fathy Hanna.  *Saint Mary Archangel Michael and St Abraam . Tekla Coptic Orthodox Church], AjaxBrampton**415 McKenzie Ave, Ajax, Ontario L1S 2G2**Website: [http://www.stmarystabraam.ca/**One [[Priest]]: Fr. Moses MatarSt.  *Saint Mary and Saint Mary Magdalene Coptic Orthodox Church, Barrie**Barrie, Ontario**No websiteSt==Quebec==*Saint George and Saint Joseph Abraam Coptic Orthodox Church], Pierrefonds**17400 Pierrefonds Boulevard, Pierrefonds, Quebec H9J 3E4**Website: http://www.stgeorgestjoseph.ca/Ajax**Three [[Priest|Priests]]: Hegomen (Archpriest) Fr. Arsanius Serry, Fr. Joseph Sedra, and Fr. Raphael Bishara.  *Saint Mark Coptic Orthodox Church, Montreal**7395 Garnier Street, Montreal, Quebec H2E 2A1**Website: http://www.stmarkmontrealsmsv.ca/**Two [[Priest|Priests]]: FrSt. Bishoy Saad Maurice and FrSt. Mikhail Aziz.  *Virgin Mary Verena Coptic Orthodox Church, St. Hubert**6100 Grande Allee, St. Hubert, Quebec J3Y 1B4 **Website: http://www.virginmarymtl.org/**Two [[Priest|Priests]]: Fr. Seraphim Youssef and Fr. Tadros El-Masry.  *Archangel Michael and Saint Abu Sufain, Laval**Temporary location, Laval, Quebec H7X 3M2**Website: http://home.ca.inter.net/~mikhail/ArchangelMichael.html**Temporary [[Priest]]. ==Alberta==*Saint Mina Coptic Orthodox Church, Calgary**4208 17th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T3E 0C7**Website: http://www.stmina.ab.ca/**One [[Priest]]: Fr. Aghathon Shayb.Willowdale
===Québec===*Saint Mary [http://www.stgeorgestjoseph.ca/ St. George and Saint Mark St. Joseph Coptic Orthodox Church], EdmontonPierrefonds**5803 11A Ave, Edmonton, Alberta[http://www.stmarkmontreal.ca/ St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church], T6L 6A8Montreal**Website: [http://www.stmarycopticchurchvirginmarymtl.ab.caorg/Virgin Mary Coptic Orthodox Church], St-Hubert**One [[Priest]]http: Fr//home. Reweiss Rofailca.inter.net/~mikhail/ArchangelMichael.html Archangel Michael and Philopatyr Marcorios], Laval
==British Columbia=Alberta===*Saint Mary [http://www.stmina.ab.ca/ St. Mina Coptic Orthodox Church], SurreyCalgary**12996 60 Ave, Surrey, British Columbia V3X 2L5**Website: [http://www.saintmarycopticorthodoxchurchstmarystmark.com**Temporary [[Priest]]: Frca/ St. Anthony HannaMary and St.Mark Coptic Orthodox Church], Edmonton
===British Columbia===
*[http://www.saintmarycopticorthodoxchurch.com/ St. Mary Coptic Orthodox Church], Vancouver
*[http://www.stgeorge.ca/ St. George Coptic Orthodox Church], Surrey
===Manitoba===*Saint George St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church, Surrey**13905 108 Avenue, Surrey, British Columbia V3T 2L1**Website: [http://www.stgeorgecoptic.caus/**One [[Priestchurch_info.asp?id=85&sub_name=]]: Fr. Bisenty Girgus., Winnipeg
==Manitoba=New Brunswick===*Saint Mark Holy Virgin Mary and St. George Coptic Orthodox Church, Winnipeg**1400 Pembina Hwy, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2C1**Website: [http://www.stmarkcoptic.caus/**One [[Priestchurch_info.asp?id=253&sub_name=]]: Fr. Reweiss Khalil, St.John
==New Brunswick=Newfoundland===*Holy Virgin Mary and [http://www.stmaurice.net/ St George . Maurice Coptic Orthodox Church], St. John**St Hubert, New Brunswick**No website**One [[Priest]]: Fr. Seraphim Youssef.'s and Gander
==Newfoundland=Nova Scotia===*Saint Maurice Coptic Orthodox Church, St. John's**34 Jersey Ave, Mount Pearl, Newfoundland**Website: [http://www.stmauricestmena-halifax.netorg/**Temporary [[PriestSt. Mena Coptic Orthodox Church]]., Halifax
==Nova Scotia=Saskatchewan===*Saint Mina Coptic Orthodox Church, Halifax**167 Willet St., Halifax, Nova Scotia B3M 3L6**Website: [http://www.stmena-halifaxstmarkreg.orgcom/**One [[Priest]]: FrSt. Daniel Rizg. ==Saskatchewan==*St Mark and St . George Coptic Orthodox Church], Regina**2075 McDonald St, Regina, Saskatchewan**Website: http://www.stmarkreg.com/**One [[Priest]]: Fr. Misael.
==See also==
==References==
 
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==External LinksSource==*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wikiw/index.php?title=Coptic_Orthodox_Church_in_Canada Wikipedia:&oldid=148857399 ''Coptic Orthodox Church in Canada'' at Wikipedia]
==External links==*Coptic Orthodox Church Directory[http://www.coptic.usCoptic Orthodox Church Directory]*Another Directory[http://www.copticdirectlistcccnet.com*ca Coptic Centre in Canada]*[http://www.cccnetnacopts.ca*org Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate, Archdiocese of North Americahttp://www.nacopts.org]
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