Announcement – “St. Philaret of Moscow” lecture – 1 December 2013

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Визит в Австралию и Новую Зеландию Протодиакона Андрея Кураева

По благословению Высокопреосвященнейшего Митрополита Илариона Австралийско-Новозеландскую епархию посетит с лекциями

Профессор Московской Духовной Академии
Протодиакон Андрей Кураев

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1700 лет со дня принятия Миланского эдикта

1700milanedict05В 2013 году христианский мир отмечает 1700 лет со дня принятия Миланского эдикта. Он значим, во-первых, тем, что прекратил почти трехсотлетние гонения на христианскую Церковь и даровал ей равноправие с прочими религиями Римской империи; во-вторых, тем, что положил начало симфонии государства и Церкви. Однако его значение и в том, что он дал начало новым юридическим и моральным принципам в общественном сознании, которые в дальнейшем легли в основание христианской европейской цивилизации. Торжества посвященные этому важному историческому событию, прошли по всему христианскому миру, в том числе и в Австралии. (more…)

“Path to Pascha” – a free eBook gift for you

As we enter Great Lent we would like to take this opportunity to remind our readers of the special podcasts for Great Lent – Path to Pascha – that have been released by Russian Orthodox Podcast.

As part of these special edition podcasts, an eBook was also written to complement the podcasts, which is available to download in two formats, pdf or iBook for the iPad. (more…)

Invitation – 9th Annual Father Seraphim of Platina Memorial Lecture

With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion

You are invited to attend the 9th Annual Father Seraphim of Platina Memorial Lecture

Guest speaker: Archpriest George Lapardin
“Genesis”

Friday 28th of September 2012 at
All Saints of Russia Russian Orthodox Church
Chelmsford Avenue, Croydon (more…)

Ticketing information for the Australian tour of Frederica Mathews-Green

Invitation – Talk For Young Parents on Understanding Discipline in the Orthodox Context

Diocesan Conference for Church Wardens, Treasurers and Senior Sisters

On Friday 8 June 2012, parish clergy and delegates began gathering at the Parish Hall of Sts Peter and Paul Cathedral in Strathfield. Delegates registered their attendance and received a very well compiled compendium of information relevant to Church Wardens, Treasurers and Senior Sisters.

On the Agenda for Friday and the first half of Saturday, were Governance, Diocesan Statutes and Synodal Protocols, Risk Management, Insurance, Financial Manual, Compliance Policies and Procedures and Statutes for Sisterhood. On Friday morning after prayer, Fr Nicholas Karipoff delivered an introduction to the day’s proceedings. He stated the Christian principles on which all these items were based. Fr Michael Protopopov led most of the Agenda items, assisted by Nick Nedachin, Diocese Treasurer and Vera Wheat, Diocese Office Administrator. (more…)

Diocesan Strategic Planning Meeting

On Thursday 7 June 2012, at 6:00 pm, after the Moleben for Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth, all the clergy and lay people led by His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, began a Strategic Planning meeting in the hall of the Croydon Parish.

After prayer, Vladika encouraged everyone who had gathered to raise all pertinent strategic issues which they felt should be addressed in our Diocese. Father Michael Protopopov led the meeting and all relevant issues were put up for discussion. Most people raised concerns about youth, education (religious and general), finances, missionary work, monasticism, the life of the Diocese and liturgical life of parishes. (more…)

Invitation – Australian tour of Frederica Mathews-Green