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Letter from Metropolitan Tikhon Announcing Bishop Irénée as Bishop of Ottawa

His Grace Bishop Irénée is elected Bishop of Ottawa and the Archdiocese of Canada.


Holy Synod Elects Nominees for Vacant Sees, Auxiliary Bishop

On Tuesday, October 21, 2014—the opening day of the fall session of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America—His Grace, Bishop Irénée of Québec City and Igumen Paul [Gassios] were canonically elected to the vacant Episcopal Sees of Canada and Chicago and the Midwest. In addition, the Holy Synod elected Igumen David [Brum] to serve as Auxiliary to His Eminence, Archbishop Benjamin of San Francisco and the West as Bishop of Santa Rosa, CA.


Holy Synod of Bishops Meets for Fall Session

The fall session of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America opened on Tuesday, October 21, 2014, and will conclude on Thursday, October 23.

2014-10-21 to 2014-10-23

Diaconal Ordination at Sts Peter and Paul Sobor, Montréal


Father Deacon Gleb Melnyk was ordained by His Grace Bishop Irénée at Sts Peter and Paul Sobor in Montréal on 14/1 October, the feast of the Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos (Pokrov).

Slavic Concert for Lac Mégantic: Ukrainian and Russian sacred and folk music

Sherbrooke Slava Chamber Chorale
Vladimor Sidorov, Bayan
Wednesday October 22, 2014, 7:30pm
Chalmers-Wesley United Church, 78 rue Sainte-Ursule, Québec, QC G1R 4E8


Metropolitan Tikhon Leads Archdiocesan Clergy Synaxis

His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon led the clergy of the archdiocese in their synaxis on Friday, October 3, 2014 in Gatineau, Québec.

The metropolitan gave an engaging presentation on 'The Apostolic Work of the Church', drawing on resources and examples from Scripture, the liturgy and the lives of the saints, as well as the contemporary life of the church. 


Archdiocesan Assembly Nominates Bishop Irénée to the Vacant Archiepiscopal See of Ottawa and Canada

At the Archdiocesan Assembly on Thursday, October 2, 2014, in Gatineau, Québec, following the resolution of the Archdiocesan Council, acting as the episcopal search comittee, the Assembly voted in favor of presenting His Grace Irénée, Bishop of Québec City and Administrator of the Archdiocese of Canada, as the candidate to the Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church in America for canonical election to the vacant Archiepiscopal See of Ottawa and Canada.


Archdiocesan Assembly - Divine Liturgy and Moleben

Photos from the Divine Liturgy and Moleben at the Archdiocesan Assembly on Thursday, October 2, 2014 in Gatineau, Québec.


Archdiocesan Council Meets in Gatineau, Québec

His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon met with the Archdiocesan Council on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 in Gatineau, Québec.


His Grace Bishop Irénée Celebrates the Feast of the Cross at Christ the Saviour Cathedral, Toronto

2014-09-27 to 2014-09-28

His Grace Bishop Irénée visited Christ the Saviour Orthodox Cathedral in Toronto from September 26 to 28, 2014, for the Feast of the Elevation of the Holy Cross, the cathedral's altar-feast.