Archdiocesan Office address / L'adresse pour le Centre archidiocésain:

3441 15th Avenue, Rawdon, QC, J0K 1S0
Tel. 450-834-2870


Holy Myrrhbearers Orthodox Mission Established in Toronto


On Sunday 15 May, the Third Sunday of Pascha, the English mission project of Christ the Saviour Cathedral was relaunched as a new English mission church dedicated to the Holy Myrrhbearers, the first witnesses to the joyful resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ and the 'apostles to the apostles'.

Holy Synod Issues Statement on the Holy and Great Council

The Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church in America has issued a statement on the Holy and Great Council to be convened on the Island of Crete June 20 – 26, 2016.


Archbishop Irénée Visits Romania

His Eminence Archbishop Irénée is visiting Romania and celebrated the Divine Liturgy on Sunday, May 15th, at Putnei Hermitage Monastery in northern Bucovina. Over 500 people attended the service.


In Memoriam: Former Saskatechewan Priest Walter Smith

Priest Walter Smith, Rector of the Nativity of the Holy Virgin Church in Waterbury, Connecticut, unexpectedly fell asleep in the Lord on Saturday, May 14, 2016.


Orthodox Missionary Father Daniel Byantoro is Returning to Hamilton


After an unexpected cancellation in March, Orthodox missionary Father Daniel Byantoro will be returning to Hamilton for the Orthodox Spirituality Series on Saturday, June 11th.

You can read all the retreat information in the full pamphlet right here.

If you've already registered and paid back in March, but would like to attend the June retreat, please register again by clicking here.

Archbishop Irénée on the Ft. McMurray wildfires

As wildfires continue to spread across North Alberta, His Eminence, Archbishop Irénée of Ottawa and the Orthodox Church in America’s Archdiocese of Canada called upon the faithful to pray and reach out to those affected by the unprecedented tragedy.

By the second week of May, wildfires had already forced the evacuation of 90,000 residents of Fort McMurray, AB and several neighboring communities.  It is estimated that at least ten percent of the city’s structures, including residences, had been destroyed.


Bright Saturday in Trois-Rivières, QC

On Bright Saturday, Vladyka Irénée celebrated the Divine Liturgy for the small community in Trois-Rivières, QC. The community is served by the Archpriest Andrii Syrkin, from Québec City.


Pascha at St. Elias parish, Pakan, Alberta


Paschal Matins and Divine Liturgy as celebrated in the rural parish of the Holy Prophet Elias, Pakan (Smoky Lake County), Alberta.

Celebrant: Igumen Gerasim (Power), rector, assisted by Deacon Kolin Berglund

Pascha at Holy Trinity Cathedral, Winnipeg


Photos from Pascha at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Paschal Greeting of His Eminence Archbishop Irénée

Greeting of His Eminence Archbishop Irénée to the clergy and faithful of the Archdiocese of Canada for Pascha 2016.