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Holy Synod
Friday, March 21, 2014

The Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America concluded its spring session on Friday, March 21, 2014. His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, chaired the session.

His Grace Bishop Irénée
Sunday, March 23, 2014

His Grace Bishop Irénée visited Christ the Saviour Orthodox Cathedral in Toronto on the third Sunday of Great Lent, the feast of the Veneration of the Cross.

Orthodox Church in America
Friday, March 21, 2014

On March 21, 2014, during their regular Spring Session, the members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America made the following decisions.

The Orthodox Church in the Arab World
Sunday, March 16, 2014

Father Deacon Alexander Treiger and Samuel Noble have released the first ever anthology of early Arabic Orthodox Christian texts.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

At the invitation of His All Holiness, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople, a Synaxis of Primates of the Orthodox Church convened at the Phanar March 6-9, 2014.

The gathering was called to consider a variety of issues related to the convocation of a Great and Holy Synod by the Ecumenical Patriarch in 2016. It is felt that such a gathering would offer the world a coherent and united Orthodox witness and voice while serving as an occasion for discerning a much-needed united Orthodox response to today’s social and moral challenges.

Sunday, March 9, 2014

The representatives of many Orthodox churches of greater Vancouver took part in Great Vespers on March 9, 2014 commemorating the Triumph of Orthodoxy.

Sunday, March 9, 2014

After the liturgy on March 9, 2014 the Dean of British Columbia, Rector of Holy Resurrection Russian Orthodox Sobor in Vancouver, Archpriest Michael Fourik served a Moleben for peace and stabilization of the political situation in Ukraine.

Thursday, March 6, 2014

At the invitation of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the First-Hierarchs of all the Orthodox Autocephalous Churches will gather from March 6-9, 2014, for a Sacred Synaxis at the Phanar in order to deliberate on matters pertaining to the entire Orthodox Church throughout the world and procedural issues for the convocation of the Holy and Great Council, whose preparation is coming to an end.

Orthodox Church in America
Thursday, March 6, 2014

His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, has asked that prayers for peace and justice in Ukraine continue.

Sunday, March 2, 2014

On Sunday March 2, 2014, His Grace Irénée, Bishop of Quebec City, Administrator of Archdiocese of Canada, ordained Deacon John Gryba to the Holy Priesthood. The Ordination took place during the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy for the Sunday of the Expulsion of Adam from Paradise (Cheesefare), at Annunciation Orthodox Cathedral in Ottawa. Axios! Axios! Axios!