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Mississauga Renames Park in Honour of Community Leader Father Angelos Saad

City services | September 24, 2021

September 23, 2021

On Sunday, September 26, Father Angelos Saad, community leader and beloved priest at the Church of Virgin Mary and St. Athanasius in Mississauga is being honoured with the renaming of Fallingbrook Park to Father Angelos Saad Park.

Dignitaries will celebrate Father Saad and his many contributions to the community with a plaque unveiling and tree planting ceremony. Media is invited to hear about Father Saad and his many contributions to the community.

What: Official Renaming of Father Angelos Saad Park

When: Sunday, September 26, 2021 at 3 p.m.

Where: Father Angelos Saad Park, 5135 Fallingbrook Dr, Mississauga, ON

Who:

  • Mayor Bonnie Crombie and Members of Council
  • Father Angelos Saad
  • Ambassador Abu Zeid, Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt
  • Consul General, Hossam Moharram
  • Hazel McCallion
  • His Grace Bishop Mina
  • Local dignitaries

Photo Opportunities:

  • Plaque unveiling with dignitaries and special guests
  • Tree planting with ceremonial shovels
  • Cake-cutting

Please be advised that all COVID health and safety guidelines will be followed at the ceremony.

Father Saad’s contributions to Mississauga have and continue to greatly impact the community and improve the lives of many, regardless of their faith. His work in the community includes providing education, training, child care and housing, as well as serving as the director for various organizations.

Background

Father Angelos Saad Park is one of the few parks in Mississauga with outdoor workout equipment. It also includes a splash pad, playground, baseball diamond and two soccer fields. The park is open daily from dawn until 11 p.m. For more information about parks in Mississauga, visit mississauga.ca/parks.

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