Mountain of Medicine Saviour of the World An English language mission of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church


Worshipping at St Olave's Anglican Church
360 Windermere Ave (at Bloor Street)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Saturdays at 9:30am

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Clergy

His Holiness Abune Mathias I, Sixth Patriarch and Catholicos of Ethiopia, Archbishop of Axum and Ichege of the See of Saint Tekle Haimanot

His Holiness Abune Mathias I, Sixth Patriarch and Catholicos of Ethiopia, Archbishop of Axum and Ichege of the See of Saint Tekle Haimanot

His Eminence Abune Mathias Desta, Archbishop of Canada of the Holy Synod of Ethiopia

Archbishop Abune Mathias Desta

His Eminence has been an Archbishop for the last 35 years, 16 years in Ethiopia and Dec 28, 2014 will be 19 years in Canada.

His Eminence has established 18 churches in Canada, 10 in Ontario and 8 throughout the rest of Canada.

Rev. Father Like Kahanat Haile Mariam Fagan

Senior Priest

Father Like Kahanat Haile Mariam Fagan

Father Fagan began attending the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church in the fall of 1978 and received the Sacrament of Baptism on November 1979.

Father Fagan was ordained as an Anagnost (Sub-Deacon) in September 1983.

Father Fagan had a double ordination, where 1 day he was ordained as a full Deacon and the next day as a Priest in September 1993 by His Eminence Abune Matthias who is currently the Patriarch of Ethiopia H.H. Abune Matthias I.

Rev. Melake Mihret Tekle Dingel Bennett

Priest

Father Tekle

Father Tekle began attending the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church in June 1992 and received the Sacrament of Baptism on November 15, 1992.

In January 1993, he was asked by Father Haile Mariam to serve as Deacon (Anagnost), Father Tekle received the Sacrament of Holy Orders and was ordained a Deacon by His Eminence, Abune Mathias in February 1996. In November 2006, he was elevated to the rank of Archdeacon by his Eminence.

On May 24, 2009, Father Tekle was ordained to the Holy Priesthood by His Eminence, Abune Mathias. In June 2013, Father Tekle received the title Melake Mihret (Messenger of Mercy) by His Eminence.

Melake Mihret is married to Wolette Tsion and has three children: Tekle Zion, Fikre Selassie and Meseret Christus.