Assembly of the Archdiocese of Canada 2013

Assembly of the Archdiocese of Canada

“Faithful Stewardship - Our Words, Commitments and Actions”

His Grace, Bishop Irénée is calling the faithful and clergy of the Archdiocese to gather in assembly in our national capital region


  • August 21, 2013 Clergy Synaxis
  • August 22-24, 2013 Assembly
  • August 25, 2013 Primatial Divine Liturgy

This was a blessed opportunity to meet in fellowship with our Bishop, with other clergy and lay faithful, and especially to worship together. In such a huge diocese, it is rare to meet together, and we need each other’s friendship, shared experience and counsel to help direct the life of the Archdiocese.


  • Wednesday, August 21: Clergy Synaxis
  • Wednesday evening: Welcoming Night Reception to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the St. Arseny institute
  • Thursday through Saturday, August 22-24: General Plenary Sessions with His Grace, Bishop Irénée and reports on life of the Archdiocese, including resolutions and decisions
  • Father Thomas Hopko will provide inspirational talks on Assembly Theme throughout the three-day Assembly
  • Thursday evening, August 22 : Blessing of the New Archdiocese Residence and Office – followed by talk from Fr. Hopko at Annunciation Cathedral (adjacent to Archdiocesan residence) with light snacks
  • Friday evening, August 24: Reception hosted by St. Arseny Stewards (STAS)
  • Marketplace with books, liturgical supplies, and other items on display and sale throughout the Assembly
  • Saturday evening, August 24: Social Hour and Banquet
  • Sunday, August 25: Primatial Divine Liturgy at the Annunciation Cathedral with Metropolitan Tikhon - with brunch hosted by Cathedral Parish



Delegate handbook


Assembly Committee Delegate handbook  
  Proposed Agenda  
  Assembly 2010 minutes (revised)  
Officers’ Reports Administrator of Archdiocese of Canada Bishop Irénée
  Chancellor of the Archdiocese of Canada Archpriest Anatoliy Melnyk
  Episcopal Secretary Protodeacon Nazari Polataiko
  Treasurer report
2012 Actual budget
2012 Networth statement
2012 Parish contributions
2011 Actual budget
2011 Networth statement
2011 Parish contributions
2010 Actual budget
2010 Networth statement
2010 Parish contributions
Nikita Lopoukhine
Regional Reports Quebec & Maritimes Deanery Archpriest Anatoly Melnyk
  Ontario Deanery Priest Geoffrey Korz
  Manitoba - Saskatchewan - Nunavut Deanery Archpriest Rodion Luciuk
  Alberta & the Northwest Territories Deanery Archpriest Phillip Eriksson
  British Columbia & Yukon Deanery Archpriest Michael Fourik
Committee Reports Auditing Committee Herman Ovodov
  By-Laws Committee David Grier
  Archdiocese of Canada By-Laws 2013 David Grier
  St. Tikhon Archdiocesan Stewards Committee Priest Gregory Scratch
Reports St. Arseny Orthodox Christian Theological Institute Priest Anthony Spencer Estabrooks
  The Canadian Orthodox Messenger Matthew Zacharias
Mark Josefson
  Representation to the Canadian Council of Churches Archpriest Cyprian Hutcheon
Professor Richard Schneider
Dr. Paul Ladouceur
Colin Justin Grimmond
  The Archdiocesan website Editor's Committee