Metropolitan Jonah (Paffhausen) attends the Symposium at the Australian & New Zealand Diocese

With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, Archbishop of Australia and New Zealand, His Eminence Metropolitan Jonah (Paffhausen) arrived in Sydney from Washington on Friday 14 July 2017. His Eminence was invited as the guest speaker to participate in the Sydney Symposium dedicated to the New Martyrs of Russia. (more…)

Sydney Symposium Syezd 2017 Commences

On Friday 14 July 2017 at 5pm AEST the clergy and the youth of the Australian & New Zealand Diocese gathered at Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral, Strathfield for the Symposium Syezd, in commemoration of the New Martyrs of Russia 100-years later. (more…)

His Grace George Bishop of Canberra Celebrates the Feast Day of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul at the Cathedral in Strathfield

On Tuesday the 11th and Wednesday 12th July 2017, the feast day of Holy Apostles Peter and Paul, divine services were held in the Diocesan Cathedral, Strathfield in honour of the parish’s feast day. The All-Night Vigil was led by His Grace Bishop George of Canberra joined by the Cathedral clergy and clergy from the neighbouring parishes. (more…)

Metropolitan Jonah (Paffhausen) will deliver Dogmatic and Theological Lectures at Sts Peter and Paul Cathedral Strathfield

Торжество Православия в Петропавловском Кафедральном соборе в г. Стратфильде

5-го марта 2017г. в первую неделю Великого поста, Торжества Православия, Епископ Канберрский Георгий совершил Божественную Литургию Василия Великого и Чин Православия в Петропавловском Кафедральном соборе в г. Стратфильде

Его Преосвященству сослужили ключарь собора прот. Георгий Лапардин, протод. Александр Котляров и диакон Михаил Сторожев. По окончании Божественной Литургии чин Православия возглашал протодиакон Александр Котляров.

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Sermon given by His Grace Bishop George of Canberra during the Vespers with the Rite of Forgiveness at Sts Peter and Paul Catherdral Strathfield

His Grace Bishop George celebrates the Nativity of our Lord at Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral, Strathfield – photoreport

Скончалась матушка Антонина Павловна Евстигнеева

mat_tonia_2016В четверг, 8 декабря 2016 после тяжелой и продолжительной болезни отошла ко Господу матушка Антонина Павловна Евстигнеева, супруга протодиакона Бориса старейшего клирика Австралийско-Новозеландской епархии.

Матушка Антонина много лет пела в церковном хоре Петропавловского Кафедрального Собора и также много лет трудилась в качестве педагога в св. Николаевской Русской школе.

Отпевание матушки состоится в среду, 14 декабря в 11:00, в Петропавловском Кафедральном Соборе, Стратфильд.

His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion and His Grace Bishop George Celebrate the Divine Liturgy at Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral, Strathfield

mh_sobor_27122016_8On Sunday, 27 November 2016, the feast day of Holy Apostle Philip, His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, Archbishop of Sydney, Australia and New Zealand celebrated the Divine Liturgy at Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral, Strathfield. His Eminence was joined by His Grace Bishop George of Canberra, Vicar and Administrator of the Australian and New Zealand Diocese, the Cathedral dean, Archpriest George Lapardin and the Cathedral Protodeacons Alexander Kotlaroff and Constantine Moshegov.

During the Sixth Hour, His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion tonsured Nektary Kotlaroff a reader. (more…)

Procession of the Honourable Wood of the Life-Giving Cross of the Lord (First of the three “Feasts of the Savior” in August)

precious_cross_strathfield_2016_8On Saturday the 13th and Sunday the 14th of August 2016, His Grace Bishop George served the All-Night Vigil and Divine Liturgy for the feast of the Procession of the Honourable Wood of the Life-Giving Cross of the Lord at Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral Strathfield NSW.

Following the Divine Liturgy, His Grace performed the Lesser Blessing of the Waters as it is practiced in the Russian Orthodox Church. Because of the Blessing of Waters, this first Feast of the Savior in August is sometimes called ‘Savior of the Water’. New gathered honey may also be blessed on this day, which is why the Feast is also called ‘Savior of the Honey’. (more…)