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The Administration of Saint Arseny Institute reports to the Bishop of the Archdiocese of Canada and to the Dean of Manitoba. The Dean of Manitoba is an ex officio member in all matters pertaining to the Institute. The rest of the Administration consists of:







Administrative Support


Chaplian: Fr. Robert Kennaugh - Retired



 Director: Fr. Anthony Estabrooks

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Fr. Anthony (Spencer) Estabrooks came to Orthodox Christianity from a Protestant Christian background in 1992. He was ordained in January, 2010 and serves the Theotokos of the Life-Giving Spring in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  In addition to  these responsibilities he teaches courses for the St. Arseny Institute and is Editor-in-Chief of the Institute's on-line academic journal, the Canadian Journal of Orthodox Christianity


He is married to Irene and has eight children and many grandchildren. He was a long-time member of St. George Orthodox parish in Winnipeg.

 Secretary/ Registrar: Fr. Mirone Klysh
 Fr. Mirone Klysh
Fr. Mirone was a pioneer in establishing an English-speaking parish and promoting English-language Orthodoxy in Canada. He has mentored a good number of younger priests and has served for more than 50 years in the priesthood, gaining a wealth of pastoral wisdom for the benefit of the many who have been taught by him.


Sub deacon Roger Prince




Sub deacon Roger Prince - Born 1942. He lived in Nova Scotia, Quebec, Alberta and Winnipeg MB. (from 1974).  In Winnipeg in 1976 he attended St. Johns College (Anglican) in the late vocation program to become a minister. He and his wife were Chrismated in 1982, in the Antiochian Archdoicese and then transferred to OCA St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, Narol MB. In 1994 he was tonsured Reader, then Sub-deacon and has served in this capacity since. In July 2014 he started the position of Treasurer of St. Arseny Institute.





Perry Pawliuk




Perry and Linda are recent members of St. John the Divine Orthodox church in Windsor, Ontario, previously St. Nicholas Orthodox church in Narol, Manitoba (9 yrs.), previous to that The Sign of the Theotokos, Montreal QC. (10 yrs.), St. Vincent of Lerins, Saskatoon, SK. (2 yrs.), and before that Perry was a member of Holy Resurrection, Saskatoon, SK. (20 yrs.) with his roots in the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Saint Elias a rural parish Parkerview/Sheho SK. (20 yrs.)