Saint Vladimir’s Parish in Centennial Park Celebrates its Patronal Feast Day

st_vlads_cent_park6On Monday, 28 July 2014, Saint Vladimir Parish in Centennial Park, Sydney celebrated its annual feast day. The All-Night Vigil and the Divine Liturgy were celebrated by His Grace Bishop George of Mayfield together with the parish rector priest Daniel Metlenko and clergy from the Diocese.

With the blessing of Metropolitan Hilarion, priest Daniel Metlenko was elevated to the rank of Archpriest. Although the fesat day fell on a work day, the church was filled with parishioners and other faithful who gathered to celebrate the feast day of St Vladimir. After the service the sisterhood preapared a festive lunch for all who attended. (more…)

Photos from Holy Week and Pascha at Saint Vladimir Church, Centennial Park

p14cp020A photo-report from Holy Week and Pascha at Saint Vladimir Church, Centennial Park is included below.

If you have photos from your parish and would like to see them added to the diocesan website, please email them through to the Diocesan web team.

Please also ask your parish rector for a blessing before providing the photos. (more…)

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. (more…)

Holy Week, Pascha and Bright Week around the diocese

str_ps13_05A photo-report from Holy Week and Bright Week from various parishes around the Diocese is included below.

If you have photos from your parish and would like to see them added, please email them through to the Diocesan web team.

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Baptism of our Lord Jesus Christ celebrated at Saint Vladimir Church, Centennial Park

theo_centpark05A photo-report from the celebration of the Great Feast of the Baptism of our Lord at Saint Vladimir Church, Centennial Park, is available below.

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Nativity of our Lord at Saint Vladimir Church, Centennial Park

nativity13_centpark02The established services for the Great Feast of the Nativity of our Lord were celebrated at Saint Vladimir Church, Centennial Park, by the rector of the church, Priest Daniel Metlenko.

A photo-report is available below.

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His Eminence Archbishop Michael at Saint Vladimir’s Church, Centennial Park

On Wednesday 9/22 August His Eminence Archbishop Michael of Geneva and Western Europe visited the oldest Russian Orthodox Church in Sydney, Saint Vladimir’s in Centennial Park.

A few years ago Saint Vladimir’s Church celebrated their 75th anniversary.

Vladika served an Akathist together with the rector of the church, Priest Daniel Metlenko. (more…)

Saint Vladimir Church Feast Day

On Saturday 15/28 July 2012 the Saint Vladimir Parish in Centennial Park, Sydney celebrated its Feast Day with a large number of clergy concelebrating with the rector Priest Daniel Metlenko. After the Divine Liturgy everyone was invited to the church hall for a festal meal.

Saint Vladimir Church is the oldest Russian Orthodox Church in Sydney and the second oldest in all of Australia.

Below is a photoreport of the event. (more…)

Holy Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God visits Saint Vladimir Church, Centennial Park (updated with more photos)

On Wednesday 16 November 2011 the Holy Kursk-Root Icon was brought to the Saint Vladimir Church in Centennial Park.

An Akathist to the Mother of God was led by the rector Priest Daniel Metlenko together with Archpriest Nikita Chemodakov, Dean of New South Wales and rector of the Saint Nicholas Church Fairfield and Deacon Nicholas Olhovsky, guardian of the Holy Icon. (more…)

Saint Vladimir’s Parish Feast Day, Centennial Park – photoreport