His Eminence, the Most Reverend '''Lazar (Puhalo) of Ottawa''', is a retired hierarch of the [[Orthodox Church in America]], and is the founding [[abbot]] of the [[Monastery of All Saints of North America (Dewdney, British Columbia)|Monastery of All Saints of North America]], Canada.
Archbishop Lazar is known for his prolific (and, at times, controversial) theological writings, particularly regarding his criticism of the aerial toll house
*1968: Visiting [[Mount Athos|Mt Athos]], Lev Puhalo and Vasili Novakshonoff discussed idea of founding a Canadian Orthodox [[monastery]]. Some [[monk]]s on Mt Athos advise them not to delay. Struggle begins in a tiny hut with a dirt floor east of Rosedale, BC. Vasili continued employment at a library to finance both the monastery and missionary work.