Archbishop Michael celebrates the Divine Liturgy at the Diocesan Cathedral

On Sunday 23 July/5 August 2012 on the Feast Day of the Holy Wonderworking Icon of the Mother of God of Pochaev the Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the Diocesan Cathedral of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul by His Eminence, Archbishop Michael of Geneva and Western Europe. Concelebrating with his Eminence were Archpriest George Lapardin and Protodeacon Alexander Kotlaroff.

With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, the ruling Hierarch of the Australian and New Zealand Diocese, Archbishop Michael is visiting the Australian continent for the first time and plans to stay till early September. During this time he hopes to visit many of the parishes of the Australian and New Zealand Diocese including some in Queensland and Victoria.