His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion celebrated Divine Liturgy on the Feast Day of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God in “Novoye Shamordino” Convent

11kentlyn16_007_jpgOn Friday, November 4, 2016, the feast day of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God (marking the day the Poles were evicted from Moscow in 1612), His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, celebrated Divine Liturgy at Our Lady of Kazan Convent (also known as “Novoye Shamordino”) in Kentlyn (Sydney), NSW, Australia.

His Eminence was joined by His Eminence Archbishop Gabriel of Montreal and Canada; His Grace Siluan, Ruling Bishop of the Serbian Orthodox Parishes in Australia and New Zealand; His Grace Bishop George of Canberra, Vicar of the Diocese of Australia and New Zealand, as well as clergymen of the Sydney Deanery of the diocese. (more…)

Престольный праздник в Казанской Обители “Новое Шамордино” Кентлин

kentlyn_2015_14 ноября в женской обители в Кентлине состоялся престольный праздник Казанской Божией матери, на котором службу возглавили два архиерея — гостящий в Австралии архиепископ Монреальский и Канадский Гавриил и епископ Канберрский Георгий.

Побывавшая на праздничной службе и последовавшим за ней крестным ходом и подготовленной сестрами трапезе Татьяна Чернышева рассказала редактору «Единения», что этот день в женском монастыре прошел очень торжественно. (more…)

Епископ Мейфильдский Георгий возглавил богослужения в Казанской женской обители

kentlyn_521 сентября 2014 года, в праздник Рождества Пресвятой Владычицы нашей Богородицы и Приснодевы Марии, Епископ Мейфильдский Георгий возглавил богослужения в Казанской женской обители “Новое Шамордино” в Кентлине.

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His Grace Bishop George’s visit to Australia – a further photo-report

bgeorgesydney1A photo-report on Bishop George’s visit to Australia follows below.

 

 

 

 

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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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Feast Day of All Saints Church, Kentlyn

On Sunday the 10th of June, the Feast of All Saints was celebrated at the old monastery Church of All Saints, Kentlyn, NSW by His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion. A part of the original monastery building erected in the 1960’s at Our Lady of Kazan Monastery, All Saints Church is well known to the older generations of Sydney’s Russian community. With the blessing of the late Abbess Evpraxia, and her successor Abbess Maria, this modest church has, since Thomas Sunday 1999, been the home of a small, but dedicated congregation which uses English in their worship, the only ROCOR congregation in Sydney to do so. Around 80 parishioners and visitors, representing many cultural traditions: Russian, Serbian, Greek, Cypriot, Austrian, Palestinian, Irish, Lebanese, Romanian, Syrian, British, Filipino and Australian, were joined by Abbess Maria and the monastery sisterhood at the feast day service. (more…)

Holy Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God visits Saint John the Baptist Skete, Kentlyn

On Monday 14 November 2011 the Holy Kursk-Root Icon was brought to the Saint John the Baptist Skete, Kentlyn by Protodeacon Christopher Henderson.

An Akathist to the Mother of God was led by Hieromonk Joachim together with Protodeacons Christopher and Constantine.  The choir was joined by Abbess Maria and some of the sisterhood from the Convent of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God.

Due to the unseasonal heat the akathist was served outside.  This was a wonderful experience as the stars came out as the service was ending and it was very peaceful and pleasant in the green surroundings. (more…)

Праздники в Сиднее с Курской-Коренной иконой

В начале ноября в Сиднее прошли торжественные литургии в Петропавловском соборе и на следующий день в женском монастыре в Кентлине.

3 ноября священники и прихожане Австралийско-Новозеландской епархии РПЦЗ поздравляли своего Первоиерарха Митрополита Илариона с Днем тезоименитства. На литургии в Свято-Петропавловском соборе в Стратфилде участвовали три архиерея и около 15 священников, среди них настоятели почти всех крупных храмов РПЦЗ в Сиднее и Мельбурне. По-настоящему праздничное настроение создавал прекрасный хор собора, усиленный певчими из других храмов. (more…)

Our Lady of Kazan Convent, Kentlyn, Feast Day and arrival of wonderworking Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God – 4 November 2011

The Convent of our Lady of Kazan, “New Shamordino”, in Kentlyn, celebrated its Feast Day on 22 October / 4 November 2011.  In the morning the Blessing of Water was celebrated by Hieromonk Euthemy with Protodeacon Herman Polorotov.

Soon after the blessing of water the ringing of bells signified the arrival of Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia.

His Eminence served the Divine Liturgy together with His Grace Archbishop Gabriel of Montreal and Canada and six priests and three deacons.

At a “Mercy of Peace” the spiritual joy of the parishoners was greatly increased by the arrival of the wonder-working Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God with it’s guardian Deacon Nicholas Olhovsky who were brought to the Convent directly from the airport by the Dean of New South Wales, Archpriest Nikita Chemodakov. (more…)

Myrrh-Streaming Icon of the Mother of God, “Softening of Evil Hearts” at Our Lady of Kazan Convent, Kentlyn (16 Feb 11) – photoreport