Tuesday, July 25, 2017 to Friday, July 28, 2017

Assemblée de l’Archidiocèse du Canada
« Revigoration pour la route »
Edmonton, Alberta 26-28 juillet 2017

Chers frères et sœurs en Christ : gloire à Jésus Christ!

À la demande de Son Éminence Mgr Irénée et au nom du Comité de planification de l’Assemblée archidiocésaine canadienne 2017, je voudrais vous inviter tous à vous joindre à nous à Edmonton, Alberta, du 25 au 28 juillet à l’occasion de notre trisannuelle Assemblée canadienne et Synaxe des membres du clergé. La Synaxe et l’Assemblée se tiendront à l’hôtel Sandman d’Edmonton-Ouest.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 to Friday, July 28, 2017

Assembly of the Archdiocese of Canada
“Refreshment for the Journey”
Edmonton, Alberta
July 26-28, 2017

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: Glory to Jesus Christ!

At the request of His Eminence, Archbishop Irénée, and on behalf of the 2017 Canadian Archdiocesan Assembly Planning Committee, I would like to invite all of you to join us in Edmonton, Alberta, during the week of July 25-28 for our tri-annual Canadian Assembly and Clergy Synaxis. The Synaxis and Assembly will be held in the Sandman Hotel West Edmonton.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

On this the first anniversary of the falling asleep of Archimandrite Alexander (Pihac), former Dean of St Catherine's and Representative of the OCA to the Moscow Patriarchate, His Grace Bishop Daniel of Santa Rosa, accompanied by Archpriest Christopher Hill, Archpriest Valentine Vasechko, and Archpriest Kirill Sokolov, served a Panakhida Service at St Catherine's in memory of Fr Alexander. May his memory be eternal.

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Fr Sebastian Scratch was ordained to the Holy Priesthood on September 24 (Feast of St Peter the Aleut) in Calgary. See below for a gallery of photos.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Photos from the Vigil celebration with His Eminence Archbishop Irénée for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross at Sts Peter and Paul Sobor in Montréal.

Sunday, October 22, 2017 to Sunday, May 6, 2018

Inspired by last year's Orthodox adult education thematic series on the "Official Documents of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church - Pentecost 2016", this year's series "The Church in the World" will take a more in-depth approach to some of the challenges and social concerns facing the Orthodox Church and Christians today.

The one-hour sessions listed below will take place at 12.30pm, after coffee hour, following the Divine Liturgy at 10am.

All are welcome.

October 22, 2017 - Dr Paul Ladouceur, Orthodoxy and Human Rights

Friday, September 22, 2017 to Friday, December 15, 2017

All Saints of North America Church in Hamilton, ON is hosting an Orthodox Institute on the Family conference series — four fascinating, current, practical topics for individuals and families alike:

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Clergy and faithful from St Benoît de Nursie Church and The Sign of the Theotokos Church welcome three new members into the Church by Baptism and Chrismation, followed by Divine Liturgy.

Serving along with Vladyka Irénée are: Fr Gregory Nimijean, Fr Justin Mitchell, Fr Dragos Guilea, Archdeacon Amvrosi Mlodzyk, Archimandrite Marc and Deacon Nicolas Svetlovsky.

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Archbishop Irénée celebrated the Nativity of the Theotokos at St Mary and Holy Martyrs Brancoveanu Church in Kitchener, ON. Concelebrating were Fr Didel Furtuna, Fr Dumitru Ichim, Romanian Episcopate (OCA) Fr Vasyl Kolega and Deacon Ivan Symchyna.

Fr Didel Furtuna was elevated to the rank of Archpriest and was awarded the pectoral Jeweled Cross.

Parishioners also venerated the Wonderworking Belt and relics of St John of Shanghai and San Francisco.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Fr Samuel of the Holy Transfiguration Hermitage in Lone Butte, BC, reports that on the feast day of the Nativity of the Theotokos on Friday, September 8, our Lady sent them a wonderful birthday gift. A great downpour began and continued into the next day. The Elephant Hill fire which had traveled about 100km towards the hermitage and was raging approximately 8km from their doorstep, was thoroughly drenched.


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