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His Eminence Archbishop Irénée
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Holy Myrrhbearers Orthodox Mission in Toronto celebrated its first anniversary and patronal feast day on Sunday 30 April, the Third Sunday of Pascha.

His Eminence Archbishop Irénée presided at the hierarchical Divine Liturgy and ordained Chris Voulgaris to the holy diaconate. Concelebrating were Holy Myrrhbearers' rector, the Very Rev Geoffrey Ready, and Deacon Nicolas Svetlovksy.

Lengua Viva logo
Saturday, May 13, 2017

Activity books for Orthodox children are available from Lengua Viva, a publishing company established by Ioana Dimitriu, a Romanian-Canadian parishioner of the Annunciation Orthodox Cathedral in Ottawa.

These new activity books would be appropriate for use in various group settings, such as Sunday School, Vacation Bible Studies, and summer camps.

Click here for more information about the new publications.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 to Monday, May 8, 2017

Two parishes recently witnessed and celebrated the ordination of Evgeniy Prokhin – first to the Diaconate at Sts. Peter & Paul Sobor, Montreal, on May 6 (the feast of the North side altar and the day of St. George), and then to the Holy Priesthood on May 8 (the day of the holy Apostle Mark) at St. Serafim of Sarov, Rawdon. See the photos below.

Friday, May 5, 2017 to Saturday, May 6, 2017

Join us to celebrate the feast day of St. George the Great Martyr and to celebrate the inauguration of the new Brantford parish!

Mère Nil
Friday, April 21, 2017

Our dear sister in Christ, Mother Nila, was born Irene Lebedeff on March 9, 1927 of Russian parents in Riga, Latvia. Throughout her long and fruitful life, Mother Nila lived in Latvia, Poland, Peru and Quebec. She was married and had two children. After the death of her husband, she was tonsured a nun at the Monastery of the Protection of the Mother of God in Bussy-en-Othe, France. Returning to Quebec, she spent the past 30 years of her life in Rawdon, QC.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Baptisms celebrated by His Eminence Archbishop Irénée in Cranbrook, BC

*Updated with some photos*

Sunday, April 16, 2017

A selection of photos taken at Pascha at Sts. Peter and Paul Russian Orthodox Sobor, Montreal

Sunday, April 16, 2017

His Eminence Archbishop Irénée visited the Holy Apostles Mission in Chilliwack, BC on Easter Sunday.

Fr. Mathew Francis, Dn Nicolas Svetlovsky and subdeacon Barry Neufeld then served Vespers outside at a parishioner's home near Chilliwack (see photos below).

Friday, April 14, 2017 to Saturday, April 15, 2017

Photos from Holy Friday and Holy Saturday services at Holy Resurrection Russian Orthodox Sobor, Vancouver.

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