Statement from His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York concerning Indonesian clergy

70th anniversary of Holy Protection Cathedral in Melbourne

On Sunday, October 20, 2019, Intercession Cathedral in Melbourne, Australia, celebrated the 70th anniversary of the founding of the community. Divine Liturgy was celebrated by His Grace Bishop George of Canberra along with the cathedral’s Dean, Mitred Protopriest Nicholas Karipoff and a multitude of clergymen from Melbourne and Sydney. Afterwards, a festive luncheon was offered, attended by over 250 people. (more…)

Statement by His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion concerning the canonical status of Archimandrite Alexis (Rosentool)

Участники православного мужского хора Австралийской епархии РПЦЗ участвовали на богослужениях в Успенском соборе в Кремле

Недавно три участника православного мужского хора Австралийской епархии РПЦЗ побывали в России, где вместе с хористами из России, США, Канады и Сербии участвовали в профессиональной записи духовных песнопений. Кроме выступления и записи в Саратове, наши хористы побывали в Москве, где они вместе с местными духовными хорами выступали в самых известных храмах: Успенском соборе в Кремле на патриаршей службе, в Храме Христа Спасителя, в Даниловом монастыре.

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His Grace Bishop George celebrates the Divine Services for Holy Transfiguration at Sts Peter and Paul Cathedral

On Sunday, 18th August and Monday, 19th August the great feast of Transfiguration of our Lord, His Grace Bishop George celebrated the Divine Services at Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral Strathfield, NSW. Co-served with Bishop George were the cathedral clergy. Following the Divine Liturgy, according to Orthodox Christian tradition, His Grace performed the blessing of the fruit.

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Funeral Services for Deacon Simon Polorotov

The funeral services for deacon Simon Polorotov are as follows:

  • Sunday, 25 August 5pm, Parastas/Akafist.
  • Monday, 26 August 8am, Divine Liturgy followed by the funeral service.

All services will be held at St Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church 13-15 Barbara St, Fairfield NSW

Отошел ко Господу диакон Симеон Полоротов – Deacon Simon Polorotov reposed to the Lord

Сегодня рано утром после тяжелой продолжительной болезни отошел ко Господу диакон Симеoн Полоротов, клирик Свято-Николаевского прихода Фэрфилд НЮУ.

Вечная память о. диакону Симеону!

Today early morning, Deacon Simon Polorotov reposed in the Lord following a long illness. Fr. Simon served in St Nicholas parish, Fairfield NSW. We express our deepest condolences and prayers to Matushka Olga, children Ksenia, John and Nicholas and to his extended family.

Memory eternal!

His Grace Bishop George of Canberra celebrated the 20th Anniversary Patronal Feast day of the Mission of the Holy Fathers in Warrnambool

On Sunday 8 June 2019, His Grace Bishop George celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Mission of the Holy Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council in Warrnambool.

Concelebrating with His Grace were Mitred Archpriest Michael Protopopov, Archpriest Nicholas Dalinkiewicz, Priest Mark Woloszyn, Protodeacon Alexander Abramoff and Deacon Emil Mishriky with a choir lead by choirmaster Dimitri Souprounovich. (more…)

His Grace Bishop George of Canberra celebrates the Diving Liturgy of Holy Thursday at Sts Peter and Paul Cathedral Strathfield

On Thursday 26 April 2019, His Grace Bishop George celebrated the Divine Liturgy of Holy Thursday at Sts Peter and Paul Cathedral.

Concelebrating with His Grace were the cathedral clergy Archpriest George Lapardin, Priest Michael Storozhev, Protodeacon Alexander Kotlaroff and visiting clergy, Mitred Archpriest Michael Protopopov rector, Our Lady’s Dormition Church (Dandenong VIC) and Protodeacon Martin Naef cleric, St Panteleimon Church (Gosford NSW). (more…)

Palm Sunday at Sts Peter and Paul Cathedral, Strathfield

On Saturday, 20 April 2019, the eve of the feast for the Entry of our Lord into Jerusalem, His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad and His Grace Bishop George of Canberra celebrated the All-Night Vigil at Sts Peter and Paul Cathedral Strathfield. (more…)