Sunday, April 12, 2015

To the Very Reverend and Reverend Clergy, Monastics, and Faithful of the Orthodox Church in America:

It is the day of Resurrection!  Let us be illumined, O ye people!  Pascha!  The Pascha of the Lord from death to life and from earth to heaven has Christ our God led us, as we sing a song of victory.  (Paschal Canon, Ode I)


Sunday, April 12, 2015

Greeting of His Eminence Archbishop Irénée to the clergy and faithful of the Archdiocese of Canada for Pascha 2015.

Sunday, April 5, 2015

His Eminence Archbishop Irénée visited Sts Peter and Paul Sobor in Montréal on the Feast of the Entrance of the Lord into Jerusalem.

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Photos from the celebration of the Feast of the Entrance of the Lord into Jerusalem at St Seraphim of Sarov Church, Richmond Hill, ON.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Delegates and participants in the 18th All-American Council of the Orthodox Church in America and the 89th National Convention of the Fellowship of Orthodox Christians of America, both of which will be held here in mid-July 2015, are urged to make hotel reservations at their earliest convenience.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

At their spring session held at the Chancery here in mid-March 2015, the members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America approved the use of the “Stewards of Children” [SOC] sexual abuse prevention training program.

During the last week of March, a letter was sent to all bishops and clergy concerning the program. The letter is available in PDF format.

Saturday, March 21, 2015

The Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America held its spring session at the Chancery in Syosset, NY from March 17-20, 2015.

Protopresbyter Thomas Hopko
Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Protopresbyter Thomas Hopko, Dean Emeritus of Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, Crestwood, NY, and noted Orthodox Christian priest, theologian, preacher, and speaker, fell asleep in the Lord on the afternoon of March 18, 2015.

Father Thomas was the beloved husband of Matushka Anne [Schmemann] Hopko. They were married on June 9, 1963. Together, Father Thomas and Anne are the parents of five children, sixteen grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

Thursday, March 12, 2015 to Friday, March 13, 2015

The spring session of the Archdiocesan Council of the Archdiocese of Canada, the Orthodox Church in America was held at Annunciation/St. Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral in Ottawa, ON on March 12-13, 2015.<--break->

After an opening Moleben at Annunciation St. Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral in Ottawa, ON, His Grace Irénée, Bishop of Ottawa and the Archdiocese of Canada opened a first Archdiocesan Council meeting from the time of His Enthronement as a Ruling Bishop of the Archdiocese of Canada. His Grace delivered the opening address, in which he reflected on the future life of the Archdiocese of Canada and its spiritual growth and development.


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