News & Events

Friday, July 21, 2023

His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon presided at the Canadian Archdiocesan Assembly, which took place on July 18-21, 2023, in Châteauguay, QC.

On Thursday, July 20, His Beatitude addressed the assembly and gave his remarks, speaking on the theme of the assembly: "The person, the family, the Church—Living as the Body of Christ." He encouraged those assembled to consider our various vocations as individuals, communities, dioceses, and the Orthodox Church in America as a whole.

Tuesday, July 18, 2023 to Friday, July 21, 2023

In order to share the experience of the 2023 Archdiocesan Assembly held from 18-21 July in Châteauguay, Québec, and inspire clergy and faithful across the archdiocese to attend the next assembly, we are looking to put together an online album of photos and reflections from those who attended.

The archdiocesan council would also appreciate your feedback on accommodation and organization of the assembly to see what can be improved for the next assembly.

Please send your comments and photos to webmaster@archdiocese.ca.

Tuesday, July 18, 2023

At the clergy synaxis prior to the Archdiocesan Assembly, on Tuesday 18 July 2023, Protodeacon Peter Danilchick gave this presentation on Orthodox Christian leadership.



Wednesday, July 12, 2023

Recently two new resources have been made available to support parishes in their catechesis and education work.

The Archdiocese of Canada's Fr Andrew Anderson, rector of St Gregory of Nyssa Orthodox Church in Kingston, Ontario, has made a available for use the videos and lecture notes for three catechetical series that he has run in his own parish:

Wednesday, July 12, 2023

The clergy and faithful of Sts Peter and Paul Sobor in Montréal celebrated their patronal feastday on 12 July with the visit of His Eminence Archbishop Irénée. 

Wednesday, June 21, 2023

Photos from the Manoir D'Youville, venue for the 2023 Archdiocesan Assembly from 19-21 July.

Monday, June 12, 2023

When St Gregory of Nyssa Parish (Kingston, Ontario) purchased their new church in 2022, little did they know the historical legacy surrounding their new parish home.

The former United Church, built in 1881, is located on the same site as the Heritage Cemetery At Cataraqui, a burial ground for Loyalist settlers who came to Upper Canada fleeing for their safety from the American Revolution in the late 18th Century.

Monday, June 5, 2023

On Spirit Monday, Archbishop Irénée, Archpriest Gregory Scratch (priest in charge of the mission), and Deacon Denis Letunovsky (St Seraphim of Sarov Rawdon QC), made the 90-minute drive from Winnipeg to serve a Molieben of Thanksgiving with the faithful of the Christ the Saviour Mission in Winkler, Manitoba.

Sunday, June 4, 2023

Photos of Archbishop Irénée's visit to Holy Trinity Church in Winnipeg for Pentecost. Concelebrating were Archpriest Roman Pavlov, Priest Matthew Beynon and newly arrived Ukrainian Mitred Archpriest Serhii Kashyrets. 

Saturday, June 3, 2023

On the Soul Saturday before Pentecost, the parish of St Nicholas in Narol, Manitoba, was blessed to have Archbishop Irénee visit and ordain to the diaconate Greg Wiebe.