About Our Parish
The St Katharine Greek Orthodox Church of St Catharines and District is the sole Greek Orthodox church congregation for the Region of Niagara. The Greek Community of Niagara (GCN) is the cultural arm of the church and serves to:
- Maintain the language and cultural heritage of its members as well as to promote Greek religion and culture to the Niagara Community at large.
- Participate in a variety of community events and programs including but not limited to Niagara Folk Arts, Niagara Grape and Wine, Out of the Cold, etc.
- Hosts the annual Niagara Greek Festival and also Greek Open House as part of the Niagara Folk Arts Festival.
- Offers Greek language classes supported by the DSBN as well as Greek dancing lessons for all ages.
All are welcome to our events and religious services, however, only persons baptized as Greek Orthodox are eligible to participate in Greek Orthodox Church sacraments.
For more information on Community Events & Programs please contact:
GCN Admin. office @ 905-685-3028
5th Saturday of Lent: The Akathist Hymn; George the Righteous of Maleon; Righteous Plato the Studite; Nicetas the Hieromartyr, Struggler of Serrai (1808); Righteous Zosimas; Theonas, Archbishop of Thessaloniki, Founder and Renovator of the Sacred Monastery of Saint Anastasia of Pharmakolytria, Halkidiki; Theodoulos and Agathopous of Thessaloniki