Фестиваль русского искусства в Брисбене «Из России с любовью»

2 сентября 2012 года в  Русском Общественном Центре Квинсленда (Брисбен, Австралия) состоялось открытие Фестиваля русского искусства в Брисбене  «Из России с любовью». Столь грандиозное событие было посвящено 200-летие Победы России над Армией Наполеона, 70-летию  дипломатических отношений России и Австралии и 40-летию Русского Общественного центра.

В течении двух месяцев шла интенсивная подготовка к этому празднику. Интерес к фестивалю был вызван не только у русских Квинсленде, но и у австралийцев. В день открытия зал был переполнен гостями. (more…)

Архиепископ Женевский и Западно-Европейский Михаил в Брисбене

19 августа  2012 года, в день Преображения Господня  в Свято-Николаевском соборе Брисбена Божественную литургию возглавил архиепископ Женевский и Западно-Европейский  Михаил в сослужении настоятеля собора, протоиерея Гавриила Макарова, иерея Иоанна Вир, диакона о. Константина Симовских, диакона о. Владимира Бигдан и клириков Брисбена. (more…)

Parish Feast Day of Vladimir Icon of the Mother of God Church, Rocklea

On Friday 7 September at Our Lady of Vladimir Parish, Rocklea, the Vigil for the Patronal Feastday of this parish was served.  Especially noteworthy was the newly-formed Men’s Choir, which comprised members from each parish of our Deanery of Queensland (ROCOR) – including our own choirmaster and parish priest – and was directed by Rev. Dcn Vladimir Bigdan.  It was a joy to be present at the parish during this most melodious and beautiful service. (more…)

Ordination at Holy Annunciation Church, Woolloongabba

On 10-11 February 2012 His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion made an archpastoral visit to the Holy Annunciation Parish, celebrating Vigil and Divine Liturgy and ordaining Andrew Smith to the rank of Deacon.

The Holy Relics of Saint Innokenty of Irkutsk were also present in the church for veneration.

Deacon Andrew is assigned to the Holy Annunciation parish.

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Holy Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God visits the Saint Nicholas Cathedral, Brisbane and the Vladimir Icon of the Mother of God Church, Rocklea

Over 25-26 November the Holy Wonderworking Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God was taken by plane to Brisbane by its guardian Deacon Nicholas Olhovsky. There the Icon visited the Saint Nicholas Cathedral in Kangaroo Point and the Vladimir Icon of the Mother of God Church in Rocklea. (more…)

Announcement – Holy Kursk-Root Icon Service Times in Brisbane, 25 and 26 November 2011

The Brisbane Clergy will be concelebrating an All Night-Vigil with Akathist, 6pm Friday 25th November at St. Nicholas Cathedral, 344 Vulture Street, Kangaroo Point.  Divine Liturgy will be 8:30am Saturday 26th November at Our Lady of Vladimir Church, 14A Douglas Street, Rocklea.

(Please note: this announcement supercedes the previously released monthly schedule)

His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion presides at the Holy Annunciation Parish Feast Day – Brisbane

His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia officiated at the celebration of the patronal feast day of the parish of the Holy Annunciation in Brisbane. This event marked a number of historic firsts – firstly, it was the first time that a bishop has served at the parish in 22 years. More importantly, it was also the first time that Metropolitan Hilarion has visited the parish since it was canonically received into the Australian and New Zealand Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia from the Orthodox Church of America approximately two years ago. Most importantly, it was also the first time that any bishop of the ROCOR has ever visited or served the parish since its founding in 1974. (more…)

Parish Feast Day at Saint Seraphim Church, Brisbane with His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion – photoreport

Announcement – Church Singing Conference 2010 postponed

Announcement – Church Singing Conference 2010