The Rite of Orthodoxy celebrated at Sts Peter and Paul Cathedral Strathfield

The feast of Orthodoxy, also known as the Sunday of Orthodoxy or the Triumph of Orthodoxy is celebrated on the first Sunday of Great Lent. This year this feast fell on Sunday, 8 March 2020.

His Grace Bishop George together with the Cathedral clergy, Archpriest George Lapardin (dean), Priest Michael Storozhev, Protodeacon Alexander Kotlaroff, Protodeacon Martin Naef, cleric of St Panteleimon’s church, Gosford and Deacon Michael Matys, cleric of St George’s church, Carlton celebrated the Divine Liturgy at Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral Strathfield. Following the Liturgy, Bishop George performed the “Rite of Orthodoxy” which was intoned by Protodeacon Alexander Kotlaroff. (more…)

A Message from the Diocesan Bishop Regarding Church Life and the Coronavirus

A message regarding the coronavirus from His Grace Bishop Irenei of London and Western Europe is posted in three languages on his diocese’s official website.

The 19th Triennial Assembly of clergy and laity of the Australian and New Zealand Diocese

His Grace Bishop George celebrates the Baptism of Our Lord at Sts Peter and Paul Cathedral Strathfield

On Saturday 18th of January 2020 and Sunday 19th January 2020, His Grace Bishop George of Canberra celebrated Vigil and the Divine Liturgy at Sts Peter and Paul Cathedral Strathfield NSW. Following the litugy, His Grace served the rite of the Great Blessing of Waters.

A photo-report from the celebration of the Great Feast is available below.



His Grace Bishop George celebrates the Nativity of Our Lord at Sts Peter and Paul Cathedral Strathfield

On Monday, 6 January 2020 and Tuesday, 7 January 2020, His Grace George, Bishop of Canberra celebrated the great feast of the Nativity of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at Sts Peter and Paul Cathedral, Strathfield, NSW. Co-served with his Grace were the Cathedral clergy, Archpriest George Lapardin, dean of the Cathedral, priest Michael Storozhev and protodeacon Alexander Kotlaroff.

Following the Divine Liturgy, a festal lunch was held in the church hall where the faithful joyously congratulated each other with the feast.



Nativity Epistle of His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch

Eminent brother-archpastors, reverend fathers, dear brothers and sisters! (more…)

On Saturday, 21 December and Sunday, 22 December The Russian Orthodox Male Choir of Australia and the Tsar Nicholas II Choir in New York, sung the All Vigil and the Divine Liturgy at the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City

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Заявление Высокопреосвященнейшего митрополита Илариона в отношении текущих событий относительно архимандрита Алексия (Розентула) / Statement by His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion regarding the current events of Archimandrite Alexis (Rosentool)

Jordanville Annual Fundraiser Event 2019

Dear Friends!

The Jordanville Annual Fund is your opportunity to support all that we strive to accomplish daily. It is mainly the generosity of donors like you that makes it possible for us…

  • to keep encouraging the well-known spiritual commitment of our monastic community, including its beautiful church services and singing every day;
  • to continue building and strengthening Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary, an officially accredited institution with a top-notch faculty and diverse body of dedicated students;
  • to maintain our picturesque and much-beloved sacred property, nearly 1,000 acres in Upstate New York with many buildings and housing for the monastery and seminary;
  • to further expand Jordanville’s renowned missionary outreach with its countless publications since the founding of our press close to a century ago.

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