News & Events

Friday, December 7, 2018

On December 7, 2018, the clergy and faithful of the Orthodox Church in America's Representation Church of the Great Martyr Catherine, Moscow, Russia, celebrated their patronal feast.

Sunday, November 25, 2018

Archbishop Irénée made a hierarchical visit to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Sign of the Theotokos Church in Montréal. Concelebrating with His Eminence were former rector and founder, Fr John Tkachuk, Fr Cyprian Hutcheon, Fr Gregory Nimijean, Fr Anatoliy Melnyk, Fr Stelian Liabotis, Archimandrite Marc, and Deacon Anthony Monsour.  

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Thank you for your generous contribution for the October 2018 Seminarian Appeal:

St Mary’s Shandro, Andrew, AB $ 245.00

Holy Resurrection, Saskatoon, SK $1298.62

St John the Divine, Windsor, ON $ 212.00

Holy Trinity, Edmonton, AB $ 130.00

St Nicholas, Narol, MB $1410.00

St Peter & St Paul, Montreal, QC $ 509.00

Fr. Kolin Berglund, Smoky Lake, AB 20.00

All Saints North America, Hamilton, ON $ 205.00

St George’s, Brantford, ON $ 145.00

Saint Aidan, Cranbrook, BC $ 590.00

Holy Trinity, Sunland, AB $ 77.00

Sunday, November 18, 2018

Photos from the hierarchical visit of His Eminence, Archbishop Irénée to St John the Evangelist Church in Windsor, Ontario on Sunday 18 November.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing away of Susan Jane Blomquist, who left us peacefully on the morning of November 7th with family and friends in attendance. Susan is survived by her three children, Stacy (Robbie), Christopher (Marie) and Michael (Shannon) and her grandchildren Jeffrey, Ashley, Taylor and Jordan.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Archdiocese of Canada clergy in Toronto joined together with other members of the Orthodox Clergy Association of the Greater Toronto Area at Panagia Greek Orthodox Church on 13 November to concelebrate the Feast of St John Chrysostom in the Divine Liturgy.

The liturgy was followed by a luncheon to honour the association's past president, Fr John Koulouras, who has been unable to serve in recent years following a severe stroke.

An icon of the Theotokos was presented to Fr John for his many years of service as president of the clergy association.

Friday, November 23, 2018

Three Talks. Three Speakers. One Hundred Reasons to Attend.

Giving Thanks Through Clenched Teeth
Hieromonk Philip  (Speranza)
Friday, November 23rd

Dealing with Family & Friends from Other Faiths (and None)
Father Bohdan Hladio
Friday, December 7th

Cultivating Faith & Love in Our Children
Father Geoffrey Korz
Friday, January 11th, 2019

Thursday, September 27, 2018

On the Feast of the Elevation of the Cross (old style), 27 September 2018, the Russian Orthodox Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Toronto celebrated its 103rd anniversary with a hierarchical Divine Liturgy.

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Toronto, with the blessing of Archbishop Irénée, has opened an Orthodox mission in Barrie, Ontario. Initially the missionary endeavour will consist of serving an Akathist once a month at the Kaleidoscoppe Play Centre.

Thursday, October 11, 2018 to Friday, October 12, 2018

The Archdiocesan Council Fall meeting was held at St Mark's Orthodox Church, Yorkton, SK on 11 and 12 October.

Many thanks to Fr Rod and Matushka Denise Luciuk for hosting the council meetings and to the volunteers at St Mark's who helped prepare the delicious meals for our council members. Also special thanks to Ian and Maria Bodnaryk for the nice dinner reception at their home Friday evening.