Australian & New Zealand Diocesan Russian Orthodox Liturgical Music Conference Brisbane 2017

51st annual Orthodox Youth Conference – Syezd 2015

syezd1With the blessing of His Grace Bishop George, the 51st annual Orthodox Youth Conference – Syezd 2015 – was successfully held from 26-31 December 2015, at Camp Manyung, Mt Eliza, south-east of Melbourne, Victoria. As in previous years, Syezd 2015 provided attendees with the opportunity to learn more about their Orthodox faith as well as meeting many other Orthodox youth from all over Australia and overseas. (more…)

50-й Съезд Православной Молодежи Австралии

50_syezd_2014_2С 26 по 31 декабря в Кентлине, на юго-западе Сиднея, прошел юбилейный 50-й съезд православной молодежи. В программе — встречи с известными церковнослужителями РПЦЗ, лекции, семинары и, конечно, отдых — круиз по Сиднейскому заливу, была у молодежи и возможность провести время на пляже. Ровно полвека назад, в этом же самом месте, на берегу реки Джорджес, состоялся первый съезд русской молодежи. (more…)

Invitation to the 50th Anniversary Syezd of the Australian and New Zealand Diocese – ROCOR

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49th Annual Russian Orthodox Youth Syezd

syezd20139The 49th Annual Diocesan Youth Convention took place between Thursday 19th December and Tuesday 24th December at “Camp Manyung” (YMCA), near Mt Eliza on Port Phillip Bay.

Besides lectures, talks and discussions the program included daily prayers, vespers served at the camp, a visit to Melbourne on Sunday for liturgy served by His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion with eight priests and three deacons, and a banquet, sight  seeing in Melbourne city, a visit to Dandenong Church, swimming at the nearby beach, singing and socialising around camp fire, etc.

There were nine  lectures and talks over the five days of the Syezd “Marriage and family” topic was covered in two talks by Fr Nicholas Karipoff and Fiona Polorotoff (Melbourne Parish) on Friday 20th. (more…)

49-ый съезд православной молодёжи Австралийско-Новозеландской Епархии РПЦЗ

syezd49Год тому назад, на предыдущем съезде в Брисбене, организация 49-го съезда была поручена молодёжи Св.Покровского Собора в Мельбурне.

В начале 2013 г. начались поиски места для проведения съезда. Остановились на лагере ИМКА около селения Маунт Элайза, на берегу залива Порт Филлип.  Молодёжь начала съезжаться в четверг, 19-го декабря  накануне открытия съезда. Поздно ночью на последнем рейсе из Брисбена прилетел ЕВП Митрополит Иларион в сопровождении группы молодёжи.  Владыка Иларион был на престольном празднике в старейшем приходе нашей Епархии, отмечавшем 90 лет со дня основания. (more…)

49th Annual Russian Orthodox Youth Conference / Syezd 2013 to be held in Melbourne, 19-24 December 2013

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The 48th Annual Australia-New Zealand Diocesan Russian Youth Conference

Syezd_48_2012_(2)The 48th Annual Youth Conference was held in Brisbane this year from 27th to 31st December 2012. The theme of the Conference was “From the Womb to beyond the Tomb”. The Conference venue was the Rydges Hotel in the Southbank district of Brisbane. This year’s conference attracted attendees from the United Kingdom, Indonesia, Canada, United States, New Zealand and from all capital cities of Australia. 58 young people in total registered together with clergy from our Diocese. The clergy were headed by our own archbishop, His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion who attended the whole conference. Many young people living in Brisbane attended the organised functions and the lectures. Altogether there were 87 people who registered for the conference. (more…)

Divine Liturgy at Saint Nicholas Cathedral, Brisbane, with His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion

st_nicholas_bris03On Sunday, 30th December 2012, the participants of the Youth Syezd attended the Divine Liturgy at St Nicholas Cathedral, Brisbane.

The liturgy was led by His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad and sung antiphonally by a male choir and a youth choir. His Eminence was co-served by the local clergy and clergy from different parts of the Diocese. On the 6th hour, reader Alexander Paramonov was elevated to the rank of subdeacon and during the Little Entrance, His Eminence awarded priests John Weir and Gabriel Lapardin the right to wear the skufia. (more…)

All-Night Vigil at Saint Seraphim Church, Brisbane, with His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion

st_seraphim_bris01On Saturday, the 29th of December 2012, the participants of the Youth Syezd attended the All Night Vigil at St Seraphim’s Parish, Brisbane. The vigil was led by His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad and sung by a male choir made up of clergy and parishioners from the 4 parishes in Brisbane. His Eminence was co-served by the local clergy and clergy from different parts of the diocese. The service was followed by a meal in the newly renovated church hall catered by the sisterhood. (more…)