: 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…)

: Teen Retreat Schedule – Note: Applications close 30th November 2012


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: Invitation to the 2012 Diocesan (Over 18) Youth Conference


: Resolution of the 47th Youth Syezd of the Australian and New Zealand Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad

With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, the forty-seventh annual Youth Conference of the Australian and New Zealand (A&NZ) Diocese was held at Wisemans Ferry, a historic village on the Hawkesbury River just to the north of Sydney, from the afternoon of Tuesday December 27 until the morning of Saturday December 31. The theme of the conference was ‘Against the Tide: Maintaining our Orthodoxy in Challenging Times’(more…)

: Timetable for 2011 ROCOR Teen Retreat

The first Russian Orthodox Teen Retreat for youth from years 9 – 12 is quickly approaching. All young people are encouraged to register ASAP as there are limited places available. To view the timetable, click here.

: Announcement – An evening with His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion