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

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


His Eminence's visit to St. Benoît Church in Montreal for the Feast of St. Benoît


Yesterday (13 March) in Montreal, His Eminence Archbishop Irénée celebrated Matins followed by Divine Liturgy at the parish of St. Benoît of Nursie, on the occasion of the Feast Day of St. Benoît.

Ordination of Fr. Justin Mitchell to the Priesthood


On Saturday, 13 February, Deacon Justin Mitchell was ordained by His Eminence Archbishop Irénée to the Holy Priesthood at Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral in Montreal. Fr. Justin is attached to the parish of St. Benoît de Nursie in Montreal.

Meeting of the Archdiocesan Audit Committee

On Thursday and Friday, March 10 and 11, 2016, the Audit Committee of the Archdiocese of Canada (Very Rev. Rodion Luciuk, Mr. German Ovodov, Mr. Reuben Penner, Mr. Gregory Rychlo) assembled in the Archdiocesan office in Rawdon with the Chancellor, Very Rev. Anatoliy Melnyk and the Treasurer, Rev. Justin Mitchell, for the annual audit of the Archdiocese. They successfully completed their work on Saturday morning. The report will be given to the Archdiocesan Council next month.

2016-03-10 to 2016-03-11

Newly ordained Canadian priest at St. Vladimir's Seminary

His Eminence Archbishop Irénée celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the Three Hierarchs Chapel at St. Vladimir's Seminary this past Sunday (28 February) during which he ordained Deacon Tikhon (Ryan) Bishop to the Holy Priesthood. The newly ordained Fr. Tikhon will be returning to serve in Canada later this year. Please click on the images below to view the photo gallery.


His Eminence's visit to Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Toronto for the Feast of the Meeting of our Lord

His Eminence's visit to the Mission Station of the Holy Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos in Sherbrooke, QC

Archpastoral Message on the Meeting of Patriarch Kirill and Pope Francis

His Eminence's visit to Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Quebec City


On Sunday, February 7, 2016, His Eminence Archbishop Irénée visited the Orthodox Community of the Holy Trinity in Québec. He concelebrated the Divine Liturgy with Archpriest Andrey Syrkin, priest in charge of the parish, Deacon Nicolas Svetlovsky and Deacon Igor Aleksandrovskiy. After Liturgy, congratulations were sung to Matushka Tatyana Syrkin, Matushka Nicole Féménias, and others celebrating names days. A luncheon was shared in the hall.

Recent ordinations in Nova Scotia

2016-01-17 to 2016-01-20

On January 17th His Eminence Archbishop Irénée ordained Pavel Slavinskyi to the subdiaconate and Deacon Alexander Treiger to the priesthood during the Divine Liturgy at St. Vladimir’s, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

A few days later, on January 20th, His Eminence Archbishop Irénée tonsured Igumen Roman (Bonnel) as Schema monk Luke during Divine Liturgy at the Holy Annunciation Hermitage, Nova Scotia.

Theophany at the Holy Annunciation Hermitage in Nova Scotia


Photos taken of the blessing of the water at the pond after the Liturgy on the Feast of Theophany. Please click on the images to view the gallery.