Delegated by Pope Tawadros II, Anba Makarius, Bishop General of Minya and Abu Qurqas inaugurated the Anba Antonius monastery in the county of Perth, east south Ontario,
Canada. Anba Mina, Bishop of Mississauga and Vancouver as well as 32 priests from Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa and the US and flocks of visitors attended the inauguration of the new St Anthony’s.
The new monastery comes along the plan of Pope Tawadros to found monasteries and convents in all continents. The Pope had previously assigned Anba Makarius and Pachomeus al-Suriani to set the foundation of St Anthony’s.
28 February 2014