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Monday, October 17, 2016 to Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Glory to Jesus Christ!

It was a feast of faith and love on behalf of Archmandrite Alexander [Pihach] who fell asleep in the Lord this October 2016.

Archbishop Irenée was officiating at the Parastas and Divine Liturgy services with Priest-in-charge Father Leonard Herrem of Holy Resurrection Sobor, along many Priests, Deacons from all over Canada, Deacon Cirill (who was Archimandrite Alexander’s Deacon from St. Catherine’s Russian Orthodox Church in Moscow) and retired Metropolitan John Stinka of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Archimandrite Alexander [Pihach], 64, was laid to rest at Woodlawn Cemetery in Saskatoon on Tuesday, October 18, 2016.  His Eminence, Archbishop Irénée of Ottawa and Canada presided at his Funeral and the Divine Liturgy that preceded interment.

Archimandrite Alexander, a Saskatoon native, unexpectedly fell asleep in the Lord on the night of October 7, 2016 while visiting the rectory of Christ the Savior Sobor in Toronto, where he was the guest of Archpriest Vasyl and Matushka Oksana Kolega.

Friday, October 14, 2016

His Eminence Archbishop Irénée visited Sts Peter and Paul Sobor in Montréal for the Feast of the Protection on 14 October. During the Liturgy Deacon Gleb Melnyk was ordained priest.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 to Thursday, October 13, 2016

Photos from the funeral services held at Christ the Saviour Sobor in Toronto for Archimandrite Alexander [Pihach], presided by His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon:

  • Funeral Service, October 12
  • Hierarchical Divine Liturgy, October 13
Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Schema-Igumen Luc of the Hermitage of the Holy Annunciation in Watford, Nova Scotia, has issued the following appeal.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 to Thursday, October 13, 2016

Details of the funeral services for Archimandrite Alexander [Pihach].

Saturday, October 8, 2016

A reflection by Fr Lawrence Farley.

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Archimandrite Alexander [Pihach], 64, unexpectedly fell asleep in the Lord on the night of October 7, 2016 while visiting the rectory of Christ the Saviour Sobor in Toronto, where he was the guest of Archpriest Vasyl and Matushka Oksana Kolega.

Friday, September 30, 2016

On 30 September 2016, on the Feast of St Gregory the Illuminator, His Eminence Archbishop Irénée served the inaugural Divine Liturgy at the newly constructed Holy Transfiguration Hermitage situated near Lone Butte BC.

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Videos from the Liturgy, procession, lunch and concert at the Monastery of all Saints of North America in Dewdney, BC.

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