News & Events

Monastic Synaxis closes, statement issued
Friday, July 25, 2014 to Thursday, July 31, 2014

With the blessing of their diocesan bishops, the superiors (or their representatives) of monastic communities within the Orthodox Church in America gathered at the Chancery here for a “Synaxis” July 21-23, 2014.

In addition to spiritual fellowship and mutual upbuilding and encouragement, common concerns and the emerging nature of North American monasticism were discussed.

Thursday, July 10, 2014 to Saturday, July 12, 2014

The first-ever Small Parish Forum was at Christ the Savior Church here July 10-12, 2014. It was co-hosted by the Diocese of the Midwest and the Archdiocese of Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania.

Geared to parishes with 50 members or less, the forum featured speakers who presented ideas, principles and tactics for strengthening the parish, committing to long term viability, and developing reachable goals.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, sent a message of condolence to His Holiness, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow offering the prayers of the hierarchs, clergy, monastics and faithful of the Orthodox Church in America upon the repose of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Volodymyr of Kyiv and All Ukraine on Saturday, July 5, 2014.

Saturday, July 5, 2014

His Beatitude, Metropolitan Volodymyr of Kyiv and All Ukraine, 78, fell asleep in the Lord on Saturday morning, July 5, 2014 after a lengthy illness.

Monday, June 23, 2014

The members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America are gathering for their annual retreat in Ottawa, Ontario during the last week of June 2014.

The annual retreat provides the hierarchs with an opportunity to gather in prayer and reflection.

Sunday, June 15, 2014

This weekend the church of All Saints in Meadow Lake, SK was blessed by a visit from His Grace Bishop Irénée for the celebration of the parish feast day. It was Vladyka's first visit to the somewhat remote region and he was received with great joy and warmth by the faithful of the town and surrounding area.

Archdiocese of Canada
Thursday, October 2, 2014

Annunciation/St. Nicholas Cathedral, Ottawa, ON, will be the site of the 2014 Assembly of the Archdiocese of Canada, The Orthodox Church in America, a one-day gathering on Thursday, October 02, 2014—the Feast of Saint Andrew, Fool for Christ—at which the candidate for the Archbishop of Ottawa and Canada will be nominated for the election by the Holy Synod of Bishops of The Orthodox Church in America.

Sunday, June 22, 2014

On Sunday, June 22, the Saint Arseny Orthodox Christian Theological Institute is making its annual appeal for support.

Friday, June 6, 2014

D-Day veterans dedicate a bench at the monastery commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Second World War event.