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

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


New Location for Holy Trinity Church in Québec City


The clergy and people of Holy Trinity Church in Québec City are rejoicing that a new location was found for their services and with the help of some parishioners an iconostas was built in one week. 

Liturgy service was held for the first time on Sunday, September 18th, with Fr. Andrii Syrkin, Fr. Nectaire Féménias and Deacon Igor Aleksandrovsky.

The new church address is:

945 avenue de Bienville
Québec, QC
G1S 3C1

Archbishop Irénée concelebrates at new Serbian bishop's enthronement

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.


Divine Liturgy marks beginning of new church and school year at Sts Peter & Paul Sobor, Montréal


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

Last week to register for Orthodox Institute on the Family series

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.


Archpastoral visit to the Saint Mary and Holy Martyr Brancoveanu Mission in Kitchener, ON

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.

2016-09-10 to 2016-09-11

Vladyka's visit to Ottawa following the fire beside the Cathedral


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.

Archbishop Irénée Celebrates His Namesday in Rawdon


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

Archbishop Irénée's Visiting Schedule - September and October 2016

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


Archpastoral Liturgy for the Dormition of the Mother of God, Montréal


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.

At the Hermitage of the Holy Annunciation in Nova Scotia: A chime that flies from a church on a breeze


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.