News & Events

Sunday, July 7, 2019

The faithful gathered with joy and sadness to continue their tradition of celebrating the Divine Liturgy on Holy Spirit day at the Holy Assumption of the Virgin Mary chapel and cemetery by Stenen, Saskatchewan.

Monday, June 17, 2019

On the Monday after Pentecost, His Eminence Archbishop Irénée ordained Elias Fonseca to the holy diaconate at the Sign of the Theotokos Church in Montréal.

Sunday, June 23, 2019

After the Divine Liturgy on the Feast of All Saints, Fr Nicolas Svetlovsky blessed new processional banners of Christ and Theotokos for the parish of the Holy Trinity in Québec City.

The new banners were made with loving care by Olga Rusnac.

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Archbishop Irénée visited Holy Trinity parish in Québec City for their patronal feast, Pentecost, on Sunday 16 June.

Concelebrating with the Archbishop were Fr Nicolas Svetlovsky, Fr Nicholas Young, Fr Nectaire Fénémias and Deacon Denis Letunovsky.

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.