Invitation to Come and Experience Orthodox Indonesia

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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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Second day of the Nativity of our Lord at the Church of All Russian Saints, Croydon

nativity13_croydon15His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad, celebrated the second day of the Nativity of our Lord at the Church of All Russian Saints in Croydon.

Concelebrating with His Eminence were several local clergy as well as clergy from the Indonesian deanery of the Australian and New Zealand Diocese. (more…)

Nativity of our Lord at All Saints Church, Kentlyn

The celebration of the Great Feast of the Nativity of our Lord at All Saints Church, Kentlyn, was blessed with the concelebration of a number of priests from the Indonesian deanery of the Australian and New Zealand Diocese together with the local parish clergy.

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Invitation For Young Adults to Join a Goodwill Visit to the Indonesian Orthodox Church

Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia
Diocese of Sydney, Australia and New Zealand

 With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion

Goodwill Youth Visit
to the Indonesian Orthodox Church

 30th of June – 9th of July, 2012

 

An invitation is extended to young adults (18 – 30) to join a Goodwill Visit to the Indonesian Orthodox Church, (Gereja Orthodox Indonesia), the Indonesian Deanery of our diocese. The trip will include 2 nights in Jakarta, 2 nights in Solo and four nights in Bali. (more…)

Repose of Hieromonk Panteleimon‏ (Lake)

Please be advised that Hieromonk Panteleimon (Lake) reposed in the Lord yesterday morning at 8.00am (local time, West Timor, Indonesia). Hieromonk Panteleimon was a cleric of the Indonesian Deanery (Indonesian Orthodox Church) of the Australia and New Zealand Diocese.

He will be buried Monday, June 20 in his home village in Nilulat-Kefamenanu – 230 km East of Kupangand. We ask you to pray for the soul of the newly departed Hieromonk Panteleimon.

Friends of Indonesia – Australia: Volcano Update

A report from Indonesia on the distribution of aid donated by parishes, clergy and parishioners of the Sydney, Australia and New Zealand Diocese for the victims of the 2010 Mt Merapi volcano eruption.

The active volcano Mount Merapi on the Indonesian island of Java erupted on the 25th of October, 2010. It spewed hot gases and ash as far as 5,000 meters into the atmosphere, wreaking havoc on surrounding villages and farms, and disrupting air travel. Many hundreds of people were killed, and at least 350,000 fled their homes, and many of these cannot yet return because of the danger of further eruptions. (more…)

Friends of Indonesia – Australia

Friends of Indonesia – Australia

Nativity of our Lord – St John the Baptist Skete, Kentlyn

Christ is Born! Glorify Him!

The Feast of the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ was well attended at Sydney’s only ROCOR congregation that worships in English. Just over 70 adults and children filled the old monastery Church of All Saints at Kentlyn to celebrate the Feast, with some travelling from as far as Bowral, in the Southern Highlands, Faulconbridge in the Blue Mountains, Penrith in Sydney’s west, inner city St Peters and the Sutherland Shire to the east.

The Liturgy was celebrated by Hieromonk Joachim, superior of St John the Baptist Skete, Kentlyn, who was joined in the altar by visiting priest from the Indonesian Orthodox Church (GOI), Father Dionysios Surya Halim, Protodeacon Christopher Henderson and Protodeacon Constantine Tzortzis. (more…)

Mount Merapi Volcano Eruption Refugee Appeal

Friends of Indonesia – Australia
With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion

Friends of Indonesia-Australia was established in July 2010 to aid the priests and parishes of the Indonesian Orthodox Church (Gereja Orthodox Indonesia – GOI) who make up the Indonesian Deanery of  ROCOR’s Australian and New Zealand Diocese.

Mount Merapi Volcano Eruption Refugee Appeal

The active volcano Mount Merapi on the Indonesian island of Java erupted on the 25th of October. It continues to spew hot gases and ash as far as 5,000 meters into the atmosphere, wreaking havoc on surrounding villages and farms, and disrupting air travel. 194 people have been killed, and at least 350,000 fled their homes, and cannot yet return because of the danger of further eruptions.

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