News & Events

Sunday, September 16, 2018

During the 40th anniversary year of the Sign of the Theotokos, our adult education thematic series is devoted to Fr Alexander Schmemann’s vision of and apostolic endeavours for the Church in North America and throughout the world.

The founding of the Sign of the Theotokos was one of the many realizations of Fr Alexander’s vision of the Church engaged in the process of transforming the world into the Kingdom of God.

Sunday, August 26, 2018

On Sunday, August 26, His Eminence Archbishop Irénée celebrated the Divine Liturgy at Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Québec City. Concelebrating with the archbishop were Fr Nectaire Féménias, Fr Nicolas Svetlovsky and Fr Nicholas Young.

Saturday, August 25, 2018

There's still time to plan your 2018-2019 theological studies at the Orthodox School of Theology at Trinity College. Register now as an MTS or MDiv student to begin studies in the Fall 2018 term.

Monday, July 23, 2018 to Friday, July 27, 2018

A small but committed group of clergy and lay delegates led by His Eminence, Archbishop Irénée, represented the Archdiocese of Canada at the All-American Council in St Louis from 23 to 27 July.

Photos taken by Masha Cavalier.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Photos of His Eminence, Vladyka Irénée celebrating Feast of Holy Dormition of the Holy Theotokos Mission Station, at Frost Village, Québec.

Concelebrating with Vladyka were Fr Jacques-Jude, Fr Octavian, Fr Dragos, Fr Dimitri, Fr Constantine (of the Romanian Diocese) and Archimandrite Marc. 

Sunday, July 15, 2018

The ordination of a new deacon brought joy to the monastery of all Saints of North America and the congregation of the church of the Theotokos, Joy of Canada. Mircea Markel Tihon completed his seminary training in Romania and has served as reader at the monastery for some years now.

Deacon Markel was born in Moldova, one of a set of triplets. His twin sister Galina is a member of the congregation. Deacon Markel’s wife Rodica is one of the chanters who leads the congregation in singing on Sundays.

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Photos from the celebration of the 40th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood of His Eminence Archbishop Irénée, at Sts Peter and Paul Sobor in Montréal.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

The feast of the opening of the relics of St Seraphim of Sarov (19 July Old Style / 1 August) was celebrated in Rawdon, Québec.

The feast was a success. The weather was perfect although a little too warm in the chapel with 90 people in attendance and 12 clergy serving in the altar.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

As delegates were occupied with plenary sessions, forums, and other aspects of the 19th All-American Council [AAC] of the Orthodox Church in America, well over 100 children and teens enjoyed a week of “faith and fellowship” during the AAC’s youth program.

Monday, July 23, 2018 to Friday, July 27, 2018

Delegates to the 19th All-American Council of the Orthodox Church in America were afforded the opportunity to explore a variety of themes presented in His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon’s document, Of What Life Do We Speak?: Four Pillars for the Fulfillment of the Apostolic Work of the Church, in a series of forums presented on Tuesday