Sunday, September 18, 2016

His Eminence Archbishop Irénée concelebrated at the Enthronement of His Grace Bishop Dr Mitrofan (Kodic) as the new ruling Bishop of the Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Canada, on September 18th, at the All Serbian Saints Serbian Orthodox Church in Mississauga.

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Photos from the Divine Liturgy marking the beginning of the new church and school year at Sts Peter & Paul Sobor, Montréal.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Each year at All Saints of North America Church in Hamilton, Ontario, the Orthodox Institute on the Family brings together speakers on critical topics, relating faith to everyday life at home, work, school, and in the community.

The topics have been chosen in response to specific requests by friends and faithful, in order to make the Institute most useful and effective.

There's only one week left until the first talk in the 2016 Orthodox Institute on the Family: "Do Not Cause These Little Ones to Stumble" by Fr Geoffrey Korz, on Friday 23 September.

Saturday, September 10, 2016 to Sunday, September 11, 2016

On an archpastoral visit to the Saint Mary and Holy Martyr Brancoveanu Mission in Kitchener, ON, Vladyka Irénée served a Holy Unction service, along with Fr Didel Furtuna, Fr Dumitru Ichim, Fr Geoffrey Korz and Fr Deacon Nicolas Svetlovsky, on Saturday 10th September evening, and a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy on Sunday 11th September morning.

Friday, September 9, 2016

Early morning on Sept 6th, a fire destroyed the empty house beside the Cathedral in Ottawa. All tenants are safe, but there was extensive smoke and water damage to the residences and to the sacristy.

The resident section of the building has sustained significant damage from smoke and water, as well as some fire damage to the roof. The temple is untouched as is the basement hall.

Monday, September 5, 2016

On Monday 5 September (23 August), the Feast of St Irenaeus of Lyons, His Eminence Archbishop Irénée celebrated his patronal saint's feast day.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

The archbishop's travel and visiting plans for the next two months.

Sunday, August 28, 2016

For the Feast of the Dormition on 28 August, His Eminence Archbishop Irénée of Ottawa and Canada served Divine Liturgy at Sts Peter and Paul Russian Orthodox Sobor in Montréal. He was assisted by the rector of the sobor, the Very Reverend Anatoliy Melnyk, as well as Priest Vasily Tsaritsyn, Priest Ivan Vyitov and Priest Nikolay Boldireff.

After the Liturgy everybody was invited to a barbecue organized by the sobor's sisterhood.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

The monks of the Hermitage of the Annunciation moved to New Germany from Halifax for peace and quiet over a decade ago. But it's a little less quiet around the small monastery these days with the arrival of traditional Russian bells earlier this month.

Saturday, August 6, 2016

On Saturday, 6 August, at Metamorphosis Greek Orthodox Church in Toronto, His Eminence Archbishop Irénée concelebrated the Divine Liturgy for the Feast of the Transfiguration with His Eminence Metropolitan Archbishop Sotirios of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Canada. Also concelebrating were Rev Fr Charambalos Elles, rector of Metamorphosis church whose patronal feast day it was, and V Rev Fr Geoffrey Ready (both pictured, below), as well as Rev Fr Bohdan Hladio (Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada) and V Rev Father Ignatios Delis.


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