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Sunday, May 19, 2019

On Sunday 19 May, His Eminence Archbishop Irénée visited St Gregory of Nyssa Parish in Kingston, Ontario. During the Liturgy, Fr Andrew Anderson was awarded to wear the palitza.

Sunday, June 23, 2019

All Saints of North America parish in Hamilton, Ontario is delighted to welcome Father John Whiteford as the guest speaker at this year's Chinese Missions Dinner, on Sunday, June 23rd.

Father John Whiteford was born in Riverside, California, and lived in California, Kentucky, and in his current home of Houston, Texas since 1978. 

Father John was raised in the Church of the Nazarene, and began learning about Orthodox Christianity while studying Theology in Oklahoma, where he was baptized in 1990.

Thursday, May 16, 2019 to Friday, May 17, 2019

His Eminence Archbishop Irénée and members of the archdiocesan council met in Toronto on Thursday 16 May and Friday 17 May.

The meeting was hosted by Holy Myrrhbearers Orthodox Mission at Trinity College at the University of Toronto, where the Orthodox School of Theology is also based.

On Friday afternoon, faculty and students of the school of theology provided an overview of the graduate theological and pastoral training programmes available.

Sunday, May 5, 2019

Photos from the visit of His Eminence Archbishop Irénée to St George's Orthodox Church in Brantford, Ontario on Sunday 5 May 2019.

All Saints of Alaska Orthodox Church, Victoria
Sunday, April 28, 2019

Photos from Paschal celebrations across Canada.

Saturday, April 27, 2019

On Great and Holy Saturday, His Eminence, Archbishop Irénée served the Vesperal Liturgy of St Basil the Great at the Holy Apostles Mission in Chilliwack, BC.

His Eminence was greeted by Parish Council President Andrew Janzen, and by the Parish Priest, Father Matthew Francis. Archpriest Richard Rene, a local prison chaplain, also served. Church singing was led by Matushka Krista Francis.

Prior to the beginning of the Liturgy, Vladyka Irénée tonsured Craig (Terence) Yendall as a Reader and ordained him as a Subdeacon, for the service of the Church.

Saturday, April 27, 2019

The Archpastoral Message of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon marking Great and Holy Pascha is now available.  The full text appears below and also may be accessed in PDF format.  Links to translations are posted below.

Archpastoral Message of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon
Pascha 2019

To the Venerable Hierarchs, Reverend Clergy, Monastics, Distinguished Stewards, and the entire family of the Orthodox Church in America:

All Saints of Alaska Orthodox Church, Victoria
Friday, April 26, 2019

Photos from parishes across Canada during Holy Week 2019.

Friday, April 19, 2019

This past Friday two amazing firsts happened at St Nicholas in Narol. We hosted our first ever women's retreat, and our youth group took on the responsibility of cleaning the Church for Holy Week and Pascha.

Women's Retreat

The women's retreat was held at the Women Refreshed at the Well Retreat Centre just down from St Nicholas. Matushka Taesia Scratch was the guest speaker and lead a insightful discussion on life in the Church. There was time for quiet contemplation, as well they spent some time together doing psyanky.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

The City Council in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, received an icon of its own resident saint this week.

Mayor Fred Eisenberger, head of Canada’s ninth largest city, accepted the icon of the recently glorified Saint Sebastian Dabovich, who served as priest in the city a century ago.

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