With the blessing of Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad and Archbishop of the Australian and New Zealand Diocese, and following the successful establishment of the St Michael the Archangel Russian Orthodox Mission in Pakistan, the Missionary department of the Moscow Patriarchate under Deacon Fr George Maximov invited Mission Director the Rev Adrian Augustus to lecture on missions in Pakistan, its establishment, causes for establishment, its challenges and threats, the need to evangelise, to promote Russian Orthodoxy to one and all, the importance of support of the Russian Orthodox Church MP and ROCOR, its future and finally the importance of spreading Orthodoxy in Pakistan and most importantly pastoral care to the unfortunate in Pakistan. (more…)
25 Sep 12 First Divine Liturgy celebrated in St Michael the Archangel Russian Orthodox Mission in Pakistan
Fr Adrian Augustus, Rector of St Michael the Archangel Church in Blacktown and the Spiritual Director of St Michael the Archangel Russian Orthodox Mission in Pakistan, visited Pakistan for the second time this year to the mission’s home city of Sargodha.
During his visited Fr Adrian was warmly welcomed by Mission Administration in Pakistan and celebrated the first Divine Liturgy under tents and a makeshift altar. About 50 people were baptised into Orthodoxy. (more…)
See below for a detailed photoreport. (more…)
Rev. Father Adrian Augustus a parish priest from Sydney, Australia traveled to Pakistan to baptise and chrismate 174 people.
Fr. Adrian reports: (more…)