Please note Church mailing address - PO Box 23175, Ottawa, Canada, K2A 4E2    

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We are sad to announce the passing of Bishop Charles Unger, who passed away after a long sickness.  Charlie was a kind mild man who loved the Lord and the IOCC. May he rest in peace!

Please pray for Richard Thompson who is suffering from a Stroke.

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2018 Clergy ID Cards will be mailed to requests sent to:  Clergy ID Cards, IOCC, PO Box 23175,

Ottawa, Canada K2A 4E2.   You may if your wish make a contribution to the work of the Church. Please make checks payable to "Bishop GeorgeLeMesurier/IOCC"

Pope Francis recently suggested we change the English wording of the Lord's Prayer, specifically the world "lead us not into Temptation."   At our chapel worship here in Ottawa we now say "help us to overcome temptation"  

The IOCC is growing in many parts of the world, and it is most satisfying to read the reports, most varied in scope,but all serving the Lord and The Gospel.


Archbishop George,

Primate iOCC

Apape Seminary operates in several locations.  Our Administrative Headquarters is in Tampa, Florida.  There are branch campuses in Louisville, Ky, and in Virginia.  The Office for IOCC students and overseas students  is  located in Ottawa, Canada.

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Telephone assistance - Toll Free in USA - 1-866-878-2290  or from overseas - 1-613-722-5294.  If there is no answer, please leave name and phone number, with brief message.


We are pleased to report the 2018 Synod in Clearwater Florida was very successful with some 25 Bishops and Clergy present.  A number of issues were discussed, reports given, with several inspiring presentations.   The highlight was the service at the now 'Cathedral' of St Michel for the Diocese of Florida.  The IOCC now has 135 Clergy in USA, Canada,

Cuba, Sweden, Germany and Italy.  My thanks to all those who made this Synod so successful. May the Lord bless the IOCC and those serving the Lord.

​We are pleased and honored to announce that St Michael's (Clearwater, Florida) has accepted our invitation to join the IOCC Family. This is a Church full of the Holy Spirit and the most welcoming church I have attended. They hold three services every weekend. We hope to close our 2018 Synod there November 3rd. We have two Priests serving there, Father Joey and Father Charles; in addition, we also have Deacon Peter Milner (who is scheduled to ordained as a Priest at our next Synod.  Welcome St. Michael's to the IOCC Family - +Richard White, IOCC Bishop of Florida.