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

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


Online Church Music Courses Available at the PaTRAM Institute

PaTRAM Institute Online Courses Spring 2015

Church music courses are now open for enrollment at the PaTRAM Institute. These 12-week courses will begin at the end of February. This semester, the following classes are available online:


Monastery Creates Waterfowl-Nature Refuge


The Monastery of All Saints of North America in Dewdney, BC, has created a 15 acre waterfowl refuge area and stream rehabilitation project. The subject area is shaded in brown in the photograph.

Theophany at St Seraphim Orthodox Church, Richmond Hill


Photos from the celebration of Theophany at St Seraphim of Sarov Orthodox Church in Richmond Hill, north of Toronto.

Great Blessing of Waters at High Park, Toronto


Fr Geoffrey Ready and some of the parishioners of St Innocent Mission, the English service of Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Toronto, celebrated the Great Blessing of Waters at Grenadier Pond in High Park after Liturgy on Sunday 18 January, the eve of Theophany.

After a week of severe below seasonal temperatures, it was a blessing to have milder weather for the occasion!

Upcoming courses available from St. Arseny Institute

Saint Arseny Institute

The Saint Arseny Orthodox Christian Theological Institute (SAOCTI) announces more offerings for online courses for 2015.


Fraser River blessed by St Herman's Church, Langley and local Antiochian parish

Blessing of the Fraser River

On a misty Sunday afternoon after Theophany, St. Herman of Alaska parish in Langley BC was joined by Holy Nativity Antiochian parish for the annual Blessing of the Fraser River at Derby Reach Park, Fort Langley.

New Year's Yolka at the Monastery of All Saints of North America


The Monastery of all Saints of North America hosted the New Year's Yolka for the children twice this year, once for the New Calendar and once for the old. The turn out for both was great, especially the first one, which was held in the Russian Hall in east Vancouver. For the second one, held in the Monastery hall, Bishop Varlaam took the role of Ded Moroz (Grandfather Frost) and passed out the gifts for the children.

Nativity at St Seraphim's Orthodox Church, Richmond Hill


Photos from the Nativity service at St Seraphim's Orthodox Church.

Visit of Canadian Ambassador to Midnight Nativity Liturgy in Moscow

The Canadian Ambassador to Russia John Kur attended midnight Christmas Divine Liturgy at St Catherine's, Moscow, and also gave Archimandrite Alexander Pihach a statement from Prime Stephen Harper.


Festive Episcopal Liturgy at St Seraphim of Sarov Church

Festive Liturgy at St Seraphim's

View the photo gallery below of the festive Hierarchichal Divine Liturgy at Seraphim of Sarov Church.