His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia will lead a Pilgrimage to the Holy sites of Russia

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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…)

Invitation to the Annual Australian & New Zealand Diocesan Teen Retreat 2017 – Sydney

Invitation to a Fundraising Concert at the Holy Protection Cathedral Brunswick VIC

Australian & New Zealand Diocesan Russian Orthodox Liturgical Music Conference Brisbane 2017

Pastoral Epistle Concerning Marriage

Dearly Beloved, I beg you as sojourners and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts which war against the soul, having your conduct honorable among the Gentiles, that when they speak against you as evildoers, they may, by your good works which they observe, glorify God in the day of visitation.
– I Peter 2:11-12 (more…)

‘Patriarch Tikhon, Revolution and a Century Later’ – Lecture presented by Archpriest Nicholas Karipoff at Symposium, Sydney, 14-17 July 2017

Patriarch Tikhon was chosen by God 1to restore strong leadership to the Russian Church at what was, without doubt, the most difficult moment in its entire history up to that point. The Church faced the phenomenon of revolution as an attempt to rebuild human society without God. The gates of Hades did not prevail. A century later, not just Russia, the whole world is facing the challenge of revolution reinvented as moral revolution. I feel that the Church of Russia, to which we belong, has a unique opportunity to bring to the table its historical experience of dealing with the challenges of revolution, should it accept this mission. (more…)

Metropolitan Jonah (Paffhausen) attends the Symposium at the Australian & New Zealand Diocese

With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, Archbishop of Australia and New Zealand, His Eminence Metropolitan Jonah (Paffhausen) arrived in Sydney from Washington on Friday 14 July 2017. His Eminence was invited as the guest speaker to participate in the Sydney Symposium dedicated to the New Martyrs of Russia. (more…)

Sydney Symposium Syezd 2017 Commences

On Friday 14 July 2017 at 5pm AEST the clergy and the youth of the Australian & New Zealand Diocese gathered at Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral, Strathfield for the Symposium Syezd, in commemoration of the New Martyrs of Russia 100-years later. (more…)

His Grace George Bishop of Canberra Celebrates the Feast Day of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul at the Cathedral in Strathfield

On Tuesday the 11th and Wednesday 12th July 2017, the feast day of Holy Apostles Peter and Paul, divine services were held in the Diocesan Cathedral, Strathfield in honour of the parish’s feast day. The All-Night Vigil was led by His Grace Bishop George of Canberra joined by the Cathedral clergy and clergy from the neighbouring parishes. (more…)