Fortieth Day of the Repose of Protodeacon Nicholas Triantafillidis

fr_nick_40days8On Tuesday 10 November clergy and faithful from across the Sydney region prayerfully remembered the fortieth day of the repose of Protodeacon Nicholas Triantafillidis, a widely-respected clergyman of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia who served the Australian-New Zealand Diocese for ten years.  Gathering that evening in the Diocesan Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul were His Grace Bishop George, Archpriests George Lapardin and Daniel Metlenko, Priests James Carles and Dionysios Halim, Protodeacon Alexander Kotlaroff, family members and friends of the late Father Nicholas, and with a great many of the faithful who knew and admired him. (more…)

Protodeacon Nicholas Triantafillidis Former Cleric of the Australian and New Zealand Diocese Reposes in the Lord

o_nikolai_trianta_1The Australian and New Zealand Diocese was saddened to hear of the passing of Protodeacon Nicholas Triantafillidis who reposed in the Lord on Friday, October 2, 2015, following a long illness.

Father Nicholas began serving as a deacon in the All Saints of Russia Church, Croydon and later was transferred to Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral, Strathfield where he served for many years. (more…)

Prayers for the Health of Protodeacon Nicholas Triantafillidis

frnicktrianta_jpgAs recently posted on the Western American Diocese website, we are saddened to hear of the sudden illness of our former Protodeacon Nicholas Triantafillidis. Father Nicholas began serving as a deacon in the All Saints of Russia Church, Croydon and later was transferred to Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral, Strathfield where he served for many years.

We request all clergy and lay people of our Diocese to pray for the health and recovery of Father Nicholas and for God to give strength to his family during this difficult time.