His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion and His Grace Bishop George celebrate the second day of the Nativity in the Archbishop’s Chapel, Croydon

On Monday, the 8th of January 2018, the second day of the Nativity, His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia and His Grace Bishop George of Canberra celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the Archbishop’s Chapel, Croydon.

Following the Divine Liturgy, Metropolitan Hilarion invited the faithful to his residence for a festal lunch.

Photo-report by Ivan Jigalin
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His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia and His Grace Bishop George of Canberra celebrate the feast of the Nativity of the Lord in Sts Peter and Paul Cathedral Strathfield

On Saturday the 6th and Sunday the 7th of January 2018, His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia and His Grace Bishop George of Canberra celebrated the feast of the Nativity of the Lord at Sts Peter and Paul Cathedral, Strathfield.

Following the Divine Liturgy, a festal lunch was held in the church hall where the faithful joyously congratulated each other with the feast. Many years was also intoned for His Eminence whose birthday fell on the eve of the Nativity.

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Жаркое Рождество в Австралии

Рождественский день 7 января 2018 года в Сиднее собрал на праздничные службы тысячи прихожан русских православных храмов города. Лето в этом году в восточной Австралии выдалось жарким. Утром столбик термометра уже поднялся выше отметки в 30 градусов, а когда в обед люди возвращались со службы, температура перевалила за 40, а в западных районах, не останавливаясь, продолжала ползти вверх. (more…)

Престольный праздник в Свято-Николаевском храме Аделаиды

В понедельник, 18 декабря, епископ Георгий Канберрский посетил Аделаиду и пробыл в городе несколько дней. Вечером в понедельник служили всенощную с елеопомазанием и освящением хлебов. Во вторник, 19 декабря, перед началом службы состоялось водоосвящение. Праздничное богослужение началось с торжественной Архиерейской встречи.

На службе присутствовали священнослужители из разных православных приходов Аделаиды: наш настоятель протоиерей Владимир Дедюхин, игумен Вениамин (Форбс) – монастырь Св. Пророка Илии, иерей Пётр Хилл – Англоязычная община Св. Патрикия, иерей Варнава Джеллингс – Англоязычный приход свв. Елизаветы и Варвары, иерей Милорад и диакон Горан (Сербская Православная Церковь), диакон Павел Токарев, прислужники Даниил Хилл, Пётр Жуковский и Даниил Фрай. Возглавил службу епископ Георгий Канберрский. В своей проповеди Владыка Георгий обратился к памяти Святого Николая Мирликийского. В конце службы прошёл Крестный ход. (more…)

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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…)

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…)

His Grace Bishop George Celebrates the feast of St John the Baptist in Canberra

On Saturday, 8 July 2017 and Sunday 9 July 2017, His Grace Bishop George of Canberra celebrated the feast of St John the Baptist at St. John the Baptist Cathedral Canberra. Co-celebrating with His Grace were the dean of the Cathedral, Archpriest Alexander Morozow, Abbot Serge from Holy Transfiguration Monastery, Bombala, Priest Seraphim Slade from St John of Shanghai Indigenous Australian Mission Gunning, Protodeacon Alexander Kotlaroff and Deacon Michael Storozhev from Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral, Strathfield. (more…)