His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia celebrates the feast day of the Circumcision of the Lord, the commemoration of Saint Basil, and New Year’s Day on the Julian Calendar at St Nicholas Parish, Wallsend

On Sunday 14th January 2018, His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion celebrated the feast day of the Circumcision of the Lord, the commemoration of Saint Basil, and New Year’s Day on the Julian Calendar at St Nicholas Parish, Wallsend. (more…)

His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion and His Grace Bishop George celebrate the third day of the Nativity at the Holy Protection Parish, Cabramatta

On Tuesday, the 9th of January 2018, the third day of the Nativity, His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia and His Grace Bishop George of Canberra celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Holy Protection parish, Cabramatta.

Following the Divine Liturgy, the clergy and the faithful attended a festal lunch, followed by the parish Yolka.

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His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion and His Grace Bishop George celebrate the second day of the Nativity in the Archbishop’s Chapel, Croydon

On Monday, the 8th of January 2018, the second day of the Nativity, His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia and His Grace Bishop George of Canberra celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the Archbishop’s Chapel, Croydon.

Following the Divine Liturgy, Metropolitan Hilarion invited the faithful to his residence for a festal lunch.

Photo-report by Ivan Jigalin
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His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia and His Grace Bishop George of Canberra celebrate the feast of the Nativity of the Lord in Sts Peter and Paul Cathedral Strathfield

On Saturday the 6th and Sunday the 7th of January 2018, His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia and His Grace Bishop George of Canberra celebrated the feast of the Nativity of the Lord at Sts Peter and Paul Cathedral, Strathfield.

Following the Divine Liturgy, a festal lunch was held in the church hall where the faithful joyously congratulated each other with the feast. Many years was also intoned for His Eminence whose birthday fell on the eve of the Nativity.

Please refer to the photo-report below. (more…)

Жаркое Рождество в Австралии

Рождественский день 7 января 2018 года в Сиднее собрал на праздничные службы тысячи прихожан русских православных храмов города. Лето в этом году в восточной Австралии выдалось жарким. Утром столбик термометра уже поднялся выше отметки в 30 градусов, а когда в обед люди возвращались со службы, температура перевалила за 40, а в западных районах, не останавливаясь, продолжала ползти вверх. (more…)

Australian and New Zealand 7th Annual Russian Orthodox Teen Retreat

Forty five teenagers aged 13-17 travelled from all over Australia to attend the 7th Annual Russian Orthodox Teen Retreat held this year from December 17-22 at Stanwell Tops Conference Centre.

Hosted this year by the Sydney Parishes, the retreat was also attended by local and visiting clergy, guest speakers and supervisors. (more…)

Престольный праздник в Свято-Николаевском храме Аделаиды

В понедельник, 18 декабря, епископ Георгий Канберрский посетил Аделаиду и пробыл в городе несколько дней. Вечером в понедельник служили всенощную с елеопомазанием и освящением хлебов. Во вторник, 19 декабря, перед началом службы состоялось водоосвящение. Праздничное богослужение началось с торжественной Архиерейской встречи.

На службе присутствовали священнослужители из разных православных приходов Аделаиды: наш настоятель протоиерей Владимир Дедюхин, игумен Вениамин (Форбс) – монастырь Св. Пророка Илии, иерей Пётр Хилл – Англоязычная община Св. Патрикия, иерей Варнава Джеллингс – Англоязычный приход свв. Елизаветы и Варвары, иерей Милорад и диакон Горан (Сербская Православная Церковь), диакон Павел Токарев, прислужники Даниил Хилл, Пётр Жуковский и Даниил Фрай. Возглавил службу епископ Георгий Канберрский. В своей проповеди Владыка Георгий обратился к памяти Святого Николая Мирликийского. В конце службы прошёл Крестный ход. (more…)

His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia Celebrates Patronal Feastday Saint Nicholas Cathedral, Brisbane

On 19 December 2017, the feast day of Saint Nicholas, Archbishop of Myra in Lycia, the Saint Nicholas Cathedral in Brisbane celebrated it’s patronal feast day.

The Divine services were lead by His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion in the assistance of the clergy from the Queensland deanery.

Please find below a photo-report of the day. (more…)

His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion arrives in Australia

His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad, Archbishop of Australia and New Zealand has arrived in Australia.

Metropolitan Hilarion is moved to be back in his favourite Diocese and is expected to stay until 22 January 2018.

On Sunday, 17 December 2017 His Eminence together with His Grace Bishop George served the Divine Liturgy at Sts Peter and Paul Cathedral Strathfield. Please refer to the photo report below. (more…)

В Бризбeне прошел 8-й певческий съезд Австралийско-Новозеландской Епархии

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Вечер.

В храме 65 человек, большинство раньше вместе не пело никогда. Позади насыщенный впечатлениями день, восемь часов почти непрерывного пения. Регент, седовласый священник со строгими глазами, даёт тон. Он тоже устал, только что после перелёта с другой части глобуса. Первая читка нот с листа, где не до эмоций и впечатлений, попасть бы в свою партию. (more…)