News & Events

Sunday, December 2, 2018

With the blessing of Archbishop Irénée, Fr Nilos Nellis celebrated the first Vespers and Divine Liturgy at the new Nativity of the Theotokos mission parish in Kaslo on December 1st and 2nd, with Deacon Paul Bartlett assisting.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Great Vespers with the blessing of loaves was celebrated in Narol, Manitoba, for the feast of St Nicholas, beloved patron of the church and cemetery.

The parish was blessed to have Fr Nicholas Tambakis (St Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church) serve with them and to celebrate the life of this blessed saint with the faithful from the greater Orthodox community of Winnipeg.

By the prayers of St Nicholas may we all strive to serve the Lord and our neighbour with the same love and humility! Most Holy Nicholas, pray to God for us.

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.