Documentary Film on Diversity in Canada

Canadian Youth Interfaith Network- OCP News Service - 16/8/18 The Canadian Youth Interfaith Network has released a new documentary film on diversity in Canada. The movie was shot in Montreal, Toronto, Calgary, and in Vancouver, which was a part of a larger project “Celebrating Our Diversity Now”, supported by the Government of Canada. The movie is presented ...

Centenary Celebrations of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada (UOCC)

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OCP News Service - 12/8/18 Canada: The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada (UOCC) which is a Metropolis under the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople is celebrating 100 years of its existence. According to Hierdeacon Job Getcha and Dr. Oleh Gerus 'The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada is an important religious element in Canada, where Ukrainian culture and heritage ...

Painting the Face of the Theotokos in Los Angeles with George Kordis

Church of Serbia - 20/3/18 All those who participated in this year’s memorable iconography workshop, organized by Sebastian Press of the Western American Diocese from March 12 to 15, were deeply moved by the experience. Ten students from USA and Canada—beginners and experienced alike—had a rare opportunity to explore the meaning and purpose of the icon with one ...

Russian, US Orthodox Churches’ Contacts May Benefit Bilateral Relations

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Sputniknews - 7/12/17 Head of the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC), Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, said at a meeting with the Orthodox Church in America (OCA) leader Metropolitan Tikhon of America and Canada on Wednesday that bilateral relations between the Russian and American Orthodox Churches remain at a high level and continue to develop. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — ...

100th Anniversary Celebration of Saint Nicholas church in Hamilton (Burton)

Church of Serbia - 25/11/17 On November 4th and 5th, there was a 2-day celebration to commemorate the oldest Serbian Orthodox Church in eastern Canada. On Saturday morning a large number of parishioners attended a memorial service in the church. At this service, they prayed for their departed family members as well as for the souls of ...

20th anniversary of Br. José Muñoz-Cortes commemorated in NY

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Orthochristian.com - 31/10/17 The 20th anniversary of the repose of the keeper of the miraculous Montreal Iveron Icon of the Mother of God Icon Br. José Muñoz-Cortes was celebrated by the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia (ROCOR) on Saturday, reports RIA-Novosti. Hundreds of believers from various cities around the U.S. and Canada gathered at ROCOR’s spiritual center Holy ...

Enthronement of Metropolitan Hrizostom of Dabar-Bosnia

Church of Serbia - 5/9/17 The Enthronement was performed in Sarajevo’s Cathedral Church on 3 September 2017. The Primate of the Serbian Church His Holiness Irinej officiated. Attendance of a large number of distinguished people from the church and political life. The Cathedral church in Sarajevo devoted to the Most Holy Mother of God gathered the Serbian ...

Bishop Mardarije (Uskokovic) – The First Serbian Bishop of America and Canada

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Church of Serbia - July 2017 Bishop Mardarije was born in Podgorica on December 22, 1889, his father, Pero, being a tribal captain and mother Jela, nee Bozovic. He finished elementary school in Cetinje where he started high school, continuing in Belgrade. Leaving high school in his fifth year, he went to Studenica Monastery. In 1906, ...

Speech of Father Milan Radulovic at 42nd Convention of the Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese of the USA, Canada, Australia & New Zealand

Утешител Дух на Истината - 28/7/17 42nd Convention of the Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese of the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand held in Madison IL , USA, July 21st - 23 rd 2017. Source:

Annual Meeting of Orthodox Bishops of Canada

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Church of Serbia - 23/6/17 His Grace Bishop Dr. Mitrofan, Serbian Orthodox Bishop of Canada, hosted an annual meeting of the Orthodox Bishops’ Conference in Canada, on June 15, 2017. The meeting was moderated by Metropolitan Soterios of the Constantinople Patriarchate. The following hierarchs participated in the deliberations of the meeting: Bishop Job (the Moscow Patriarchate), Bishop ...

The Opening of the Relics of Our Father Among the Saints Mardarije First Serbian Bishop of America and Canada

Church of Serbia - 13/5/17 With the blessing of His Grace, Bishop Longin of New Gracanica and Midwestern America, the relics of St. Mardarije, which have laid in the Church of St. Sava Monastery in Libertyville, Illinois, since his internment in December 1935, were uncovered. The opening revealed St. Mardarije’s holy relics to be incorrupt. On Thursday, ...

NEW ROMANIAN ORTHODOX METROPOLIA OF THE UNITED STATES HOLD ENTHRONEMENT CEREMONY

Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago - 2/5/17 #NEW ROMANIAN ORTHODOX METROPOLIA OF THE UNITED STATES HOLD ENTHRONEMENT CEREMONY #GREEK ORTHODOX HIERARCHY ATTEND HISTORICAL SERVICE IN CHICAGO CHICAGO, IL: Greek Orthodox Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago, Metropolitan Nicholas of Detroit, and Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos proudly attended the Enthronement Ceremony for the new Romanian Orthodox Metropolia of the United States of ...

Serbian Patriarch presided over the feast-day Eucharistic gathering at Milton

Church of Serbia - 15/2/17 Serbian Patriarch Irinej consecrated the restored refectory of the monastery of the Transfiguration of the Lord at Milton, Canada. On the Sunday of the 12the of February 2017, on the feast-day of Holy Three Hierarchs, the patron day of the side-chapel of the Bishop’s residence in the Milton Monastery, Ontario, His Holiness ...

Meeting of the Council of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church for North and South America

Church of Serbia - 13/12/16 His Eminence Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro Amfilohije, escorted by His Grace Bishop Kiril of Dioclea, arrived in Chicago on 7 December 2016. The dignitaries were welcomed by His Grace Bishop Longin of New Gracanica-Midwestern America at the airport. The next day, on 8 December 2016, Metropolitan Amfilohije and Bishop ...

Supreme Court Hears First Indigenous Religious Freedom Claim

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EFC - 1/12/16 Christian Legal Fellowship and The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada intervene in support of religious freedom in Ktunaxa v. British Columbia. November 30, 2016 OTTAWA – For the first time, the Supreme Court of Canada is set to determine the merits of an Indigenous religious freedom claim under the Canadian Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms. ...

New decisions of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church regarding Romanians living in America

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - 30/10/16 The Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church held its first autumn session Friday, 28 October 2016, in the Synodal Hall of the Patriarchal Residence in Bucharest, under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel. The Holy Synod made the following important decisions for the church life of Orthodox ...

Joint statement by the President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, the Metropolitan of the Greek Orthodox Church of Canada and the Primate of the Armenian Holy Apostolic Church Diocese of Canada on the Restoration of the Holy Sepulchre

Joint Statement from Cannada - 25/10/16 It is with great joy that we, the Most Reverend Douglas Crosby, O.M.I., Bishop of Hamilton, President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, Metropolitan Sotirios Athanassoulas, of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Toronto (Canada), and His Grace Bishop Abgar Hovakimian, Primate of the Armenian Holy Apostolic Church Diocese of ...

Patriarch Irinej officiated Liturgy in Milton

Church of Serbia- September 2016 Also Read Serbian Patriarch arrived in Canada: On 14 September 2016, on the day when the Church celebrates a beginning of a New church year, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in monastery chapel of the Holy Three Hierarchs in Milton, Canada The Patriarch was concelebrated by priest Jovan ...

Establishing of the Romanian Orthodox Diocese of Canada Voted

Gheorghe Anghel - Basilica News Agency  - July 2016 The 80th Congress of the Romanian Orthodox Archdiocese in the Americas voted the elevation of the Eparchy to the rank of Metropolitanate and establishment of the Romanian Orthodox Diocese of Canada. The Congress was held from 30 June – 2 July, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Saturday, 2 July 2016, the ...