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Lest we ignore this fact: over 9 million people died of hunger worldwide in 2020. (According to the international relief agency Mercy Corps.)
Needs List—This Lent Please Help Rice & Beans (arroz con frijole)
Daily Orthodox Church Services in English
What happens in an Orthodox church at 5 a.m. Christmas morning?
COVID-19 Community Updates
  • St. John The Compassionate Mission and Good Neighbours Scarborough – along with other TDIN members and City of Toronto social services – will continue to provide essential services to the city’s most vulnerable, while following the provincial health guidelines for COVID-19 management as it applies to drop-ins.
  • We are on Covid-19 Hours of service at 155 Broadview Avenue (with reduced hours at Good Neighbours in Scarborough):
    Tuesday to Saturday Breakfast: 5–9 a.m. eat-in or takeout, 9–11 a.m. takeout
    Wednesday Dinner 2-4 p.m.
Staying in touch
  • Every day, we reach out to people in the community, asking how they are doing. Here, Atikaran speaks to a member of the Tamil community. (February 11)
  • Outreach
‘Pies for People’
  • The couple who catered a recent fundraiser at St. John the Compassionate Mission have been making and selling chicken-pot-pies for the past three years.
  • Have a look at this CTV Toronto news item on their latest project.

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From the Saints

“The Church is the hospital for suffering humanity” — St. John Chrysostom

“Bad times! Troublesome times! This men are saying. Let our lives be good; and the times are good. We make our times; such as we are, such are the times.” — St. Augustine, Sermon 30

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