Archdiocesan Office address / L'adresse pour le Centre archidiocésain:

3441 15th Avenue, Rawdon, QC, J0K 1S0
Tel. 450-834-2870


 

His Eminence's Paschal Visit to Holy Apostles Mission in Chilliwack, BC

2017-04-16

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).

Holy Friday and Holy Saturday services at Holy Resurrection Sobor, Vancouver

2017-04-14 to 2017-04-15

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

Paschal Greeting from His Eminence Archbishop Irénée

Metropolitan Tikhon issues 2017 Paschal Message

The Archpastoral Message of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon marking the Great and Holy Pascha is now available.  The full text appears below and is available in PDF format

2017-04-16

Celebration of Palm Sunday with Archbishop Irénée at the Sign of the Theotokos Church, Montréal

2017-04-09

On Sunday 9 April, the Sign of the Theotokos Church was honored with the presence and the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Irénée to celebrate Palm Sunday.

With the feast and in a very festive atmosphere we celebrated Jesus's triumphant entry into Jerusalem. Fr Gregory Nimijean was awarded to wear the palitza.

After the service around 100 parishioners shared an enjoyed together the traditional Palm Sunday Luncheon fundraising with a delicious Greek flavour. The food was generously donated and all the proceeds were given to the church.

Archbishop Irénée Serves Vigil of Palm Sunday at St Peter and St Paul Sobor, Montréal

2017-04-08

Photos from the visit of His Eminence Archbishop Irénée to St Peter and St Paul Sobor, Montréal for the Vigil on the Eve of Palm Sunday, the Feast of the Entry of the Lord into Jerusalem.

Palm Sunday Vigil at Christ the Saviour Cathedral, Toronto

2017-04-08

Photos from the Vigil of Palm Sunday at Christ the Saviour Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Toronto.

Metropolitan Tikhon Presides at Opening Rite of Preparation of Holy Chrism

His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon presided at the opening Rite of Preparation of Holy Chrism at Saint Tikhon’s Monastery.  His Eminence, Archbishop Michael of New York and New Jersey, also was in attendance, as was His Beatitude, retired Metropolitan Herman.

2017-04-10

Metropolitan Tikhon sends condolences to Coptic Pope Tawadros II after Palm Sunday bombings

As widely reported, some three dozen faithful died and over 100 were injured in terrorist bombings at two Coptic churches in Egypt on Palm Sunday—April 9, 2017.

Over two dozen people were killed and over 70 were wounded by an explosion at a Coptic church in Tanta. Within hours, a second bombing at Alexandria’s Saint Mark Cathedral left at least 11 people dead and 30 injured. His Holiness, Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and All Africa of the Coptic Orthodox Church, was in the cathedral at the time of the explosion but was not injured.

2017-04-10

A Call to Prayer for Egypt and Syria

A prayer song composed by Matushka Roxanne is particularly appropriate at this time:

"I Lament for Thee, O Egypt, O Syria"

 

2017-04-10

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