Invitation to the Annual Australian & New Zealand Diocesan Teen Retreat 2017 – Sydney

The 6th Diocesan Teen Retreat Concluded

From 19-23 December, 2016, the Diocesan Teen Retreat was held on the Sunshine Coast in southeast Queensland, with the blessing of Metropolitan Hilarion.

The organising committee, successively headed by Priest John Weir and Priest Andrew Smith, had selected the Sunshine Coast Recreation Centre as the place for just over 50 teens, travelling from near and far, to draw closer to God and develop connections that will last a lifetime. When planning, the successful balance of spiritual with social was maintained – the mornings had talks and discussions from invited guests, the afternoons had organised outdoor activities, while the evenings had enjoyable indoor activities and free time for socialising. (more…)

Diocesan Teen Retreat 2015

teen_retreat_2015_33From 20-24 Dec, the Diocesan Teen Retreat was held on the Sunshine Coast in southeast Queensland, with the blessing of Metropolitan Hilarion and in the presence of Bishop George.

The organising committee, headed by Priest Gabriel Lapardin, had selected Luther Heights as the place for almost 60 teens, travelling from near and far, to draw closer to God and develop connections that will last a lifetime. (more…)

Announcement: ROCOR Teen Retreat 2015 – Sunshine Coast

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Invitation to the 4th Annual Orthodox Teen Retreat

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Orthodox Teens Enjoy Third National Retreat

teen201310More than 40 young people between the ages of 14 and 17 years from many parts of Australia enthusiastically attended the third Teen Retreat organised at the end of 2013 by the Sydney Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia (ROCOR). The organising committee was a team of young people and with the help of clergy they put together a fine, well-catered retreat.

This year’s retreat followed a successful retreat for this age group in 2012 with many of the same young people attending for the third time and encouraging their friends to attend also. (more…)

Announcement: Teen Retreat Timetable 2013 and Registration Closure

The registration for the Teen Retreat 2013 will be closed Sunday, 8 December 2013. Therefore, please hurry and register by clicking here as spots are limited.

Click on the image below for the Teen Retreat timetable

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Teen Retreat registration now open – Early Bird Discount before November 1st!

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Orthodox teens enjoy national retreat

teen_retreat_2012More than 50 young people between the ages of 14 and 17 years from all over Australia and also from New Zealand, enthusiastically attended the second Teen Retreat organised at the end of 2012 by the Australian Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia (ROCOR). 

This year’s retreat followed a successful retreat for this age group in 2011 with many of the same young people attending for the second time and encouraging their friends to attend also.  (more…)

Announcement – Russian Orthodox Teen Retreat, 19-24 December 2012 – Applications Close 30th November 2012