Saint Vladimir’s Parish celebrates its Patronal Feast Day and 75th Anniversary

vlad7520The Saint Vladimir parish in Centennial Park, Sydney is the oldest Russian Orthodox Church in Sydney and the second oldest in all of Australia.  This year the parish celebrated its annual feast day and 75th anniverary of the parish on Sunday 21 July 2013.

His Grace Bishop George of Mayfield, visiting the Australian and New Zealand Diocese with the blessing of the ruling bishop His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, celebrated the All-Night Vigil and the Divine Liturgy together with the parish rector Priest Daniel Metlenko, parish deacon Fr Stephen McKay and many visiting clergy.