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
Translation of the Image of Our Lord and God and Savior, Jesus Christ; Diomedes the Physician & Martyr of Tarsus; Timothy of Euripus, founder of the Monastery of Pentele; Nicodemus the New Martyr of Meteora; Gerasimus of Cephalonia; Holy Monk Penteles; Afterfeast of the Dormition of our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary; The Six Martyrs Dorotheos, Sarantis, Jacob, Seraphim, Demetrios and Basil who contested in Megara; Manuel and John the New Martyrs; Stamatios the Martyr; Apostolos the New-Martyr