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Consecration of the New Church Sv. Dimitar in Brampton

27.May, 2006 The Consecration of the Bulgarian Orthodox church St. Dimitar in Brampton was carried out by His Grace Yosif, the Bishop of North America and Australia, His Grace Neofit, the Bishop of Ruse, who was visiting for this special occasion, and the priests from all Bulgarian churches in Toronto. Among the present were Mr and Mrs Ignat Kaneff, representatives from the Bulgarian Embassy in Ottawa, the Bulgarian Consulate in Toronto, and the Agency for Bulgarians Abroad. The mayors of the Brampton and Mississauga municipalities, and the Toronto Chief of Police congratulated the Bulgarian community in Toronto on the opening of the new church. Igranka's children's and adults' performing groups raised the spirit of the festive event with a folkdance programme.