The Parish of the Resurrection of Christ in New Zealand hosts a photo exhibit on the centennial of the martyrdom of the Royal Family

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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 25/6/18 A photography exhibit titled "The Family of the Last Russian Emperor. The Romanovs: Royal Service" will be held on July 14-21, 2018, at one of the galleries of Victoria Park Market in the city of Auckland, New Zealand. The ...

Rev Gerontissa Melani : First Orthodox Abbess in Fiji Enthroned

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Micahel Ronas (Delegate of Jakarta, Indonesia & South East Asia) - OCP News Service - 22/1/18 Fiji: Rev Gerontissa Melani was enthroned as the Abbess of the Dormition of the Theotokos Monastery in Saweni, Fiji. Gerondissa Melani is the first igoumeni in Fiji who is a native Fijian. The historic ceremony was presided by His Eminence Metropolitan Amphilochios ...

Australia’s Assyrian community marks historic opening of St Narsai Assyrian Christian College – Sydney

Assyrian Church of the East - 26/1/18 On Sunday 21 January, the new campus of St Narsai Assyrian Christian College, a year 7-12 co-educational Christian independent college of the Assyrian Church of the East was officially opened in a historic ceremony at Horsley Park, New South Wales, Australia. The ceremony was led by His Beatitude Mar Meelis ...

Mar Benyamin Elya Consecrated Bishop of the Assyrian Diocese of Victoria & New Zealand

Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East - July 2017 Photo Gallery: On Sunday 16th July 2017 by the grace of Almighty God, the Archdiocese of Australia, New Zealand and Lebanon under the leadership of His Beatitude Mar Meelis Zaia AM was blessed with the consecration of His Grace Mar Benyamin Elya as the first Bishop ...

Metropolitan Paul (Saliba) slept in the Lord

Anthiochian Patriarchate -July 2017 +Memory Eternal+ On the hope of resurrection and eternal life, the Patriarch of Antioch and all the East, John X announced the repose of bishop Paul Saliba, Metropolitan of Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines, who has slept in the Lord on the morning of the first of July 2017. Jesus is risen, Truly ...

Clerical Ordinations in Australia – Assyrian Church of the East

Assyrian Church of the East - April 2017 His Beatitude Mar Meelis Zaia AM, Metropolitan of Australia, New Zealand and Lebanon has elevated three priests to higher holy orders and ordained two priests for the Archdiocese. On Sunday 26th March His Beatitude elevated Rev’d Fr Korkis Toma to the ranking of Cor-bishop at St Abdisho’s Church in ...

Episcopal Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of Oceania reaffirms sacrality of marriage between man and woman

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - 15/12/16  The sixth Episcopal Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of Australia, New Zealand and Oceania held its working session Thursday, 8 December 2016. The session took place at the office of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese in Sydney. According to the Rules of Operation of Episcopal Assemblies in the Orthodox Diaspora, the ...

Assyrian Metropolitan Mar Meelis Zaia Meets President of Lebanon General Michel Aoun

Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East - November 2016 His Beatitude Mar Meelis Zaia AM, Metropolitan of Australia, New Zealand and Lebanon was recently received by His Excellency General Michel Aoun, President of the Lebanese Republic at the Baabda Palace. The Metropolitan offered the cordial best wishes and felicitations of the Holy Synod of the ...

IOCC Reaches Out to Fijians through OCMC Family in New Zealand

IOCC - September 2016 Recently I had an opportunity to chat with Presvytera Katerina Patitsas who is serving along with herhusband and children in Auckland, New Zealand through the support of the Orthodox Christian Mission Center, (OCMC). His Eminence Archbishop Amfilochios, the Metropolitan Archbishop of New Zealand had requested aide and the International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) ...

Introductory Remarks of Fr Miodrag Peric at Bishop Irinej’s Farewell Gala

Church of Serbia - September 2016 Your Eminence, Archbishop Paul of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese, Your Graces: Bishop Iakovos of Greek Orthodox Arhdiocese of Australia, Bishop George of Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, Bishop Suriel of Melbourne and Bishop Daniel of Sydney of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Very reverend fathers, Fr. Michael Protopopov, Fr. ...

Bishop Siluan of Australia and New Zealand Consecrated

Church of India - August 2016 During the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy officiated in the Cathedral of Holy Archangel Michael in Belgrade by Serbian Patriarch Irinej and concelebrating Hierarchs, the new Serbian Bishop of Australia-New Zealand Siluan (Mrakic) was consecrated Bishop. The Primate of the Church concelebrated with 21 Hierarchs, a large number of priests and deacons. The ...

Patronal Feast of the CSS in Brisbane Saint Kyriaki the Great-martyr

Church of Serbia - Australia - August 2016 On the Fifth Sunday from the Descent of the Holy Spirit on the Apostles, 24th of July 2016, in the church of Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker of Myra and Lycia in Woolloongabba, Brisbane the patron saint of the Circle of Serbian Sisters, Saint Kyriaki the Great-martyr, was celebrated. The Archiepiscopal ...

The Gospel of LoL: New Emoji Bible Spreads God’s Word to Millennials

SputnikNews - June 2016 An anonymous author has created a new version of the King James Bible for the 21st century, which replaces some of the most-used words with emojis. An emoji version of the Bible has updated the scripture for the 21st century, giving readers a chance to read the gospels in illustrated form. The new book, called "Scripture for Millennials," uses ...

Missionary journey to Vanua Levu

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www.orthodoxmission.org.gr - May 2016 - Fiji • Diocese of New Zealand The course of events, according to the popular saying, in fact, the divine providence, led our paces to beautiful Savu-Savu in Vanua Levu, the second largest island of Fiji. This visit was originally scheduled for next month. However, a sudden big trial of our Orthodox brother Pantelis Baravilala ...

His Holiness Irinej greets Queen Eliyabeth II on Her Birthday

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Her Majesty ELIZABETH II The Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, and Head of the Commonwealth Buckingham Palace London SW1A 1AA You have placed crowns of precious stones upon their heads. They asked life of you and you gave it to them—long life forever and evermore! (Ps. 21:3-4) Your Majesty, In this day in which we commemorate the 90th year of ...

A Growing Missionary Family: The Patitsas Family, OCMC’s Newest Missionaries to New Zealand

Please pray for OCMC’s newest missionaries Fr. Paul and Pres. Katerina Patitsas who are currently serving at the Church of the Holy Trinity in Auckland, New Zealand. Through your support that can further answer their call to share the Faith with the people of New Zealand and throughout the islands of Fiji, Tonga, and Samoa!

OCMC - Alex Goodwin- April 2016 Thanks be to God, the Church is reaching out all over the world! OCMC is blessed to have so many missionaries to count as part of our growing family. The newest additions to this family are Fr. Paul and Pres. Katerina Patitsas along with their children. They are missionaries serving with ...

Dialogue between Assyrian Church of the East & Coptic Orthodox Church Held

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Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East - April 2016 Footage of the dialogue held at Archangel Michael & St Bishoy Coptic Orthodox Church in Mt Druitt, Sydney on 3 April 2016. His Beatitude Mar Meelis Zaia, Metropolitan of Australia, New Zealand and Lebanon participated in the event exploring the theology and Christology of the Assyrian Church ...

Public Communique of the Metropolitanate of Australia-New Zealand of the Serbian Orthodox Church

Church of Serbia - April 2016 The issue of the completion of legal proceedings in Australia is a constant concern of our Metropolitanate, one which we have at present started to actively implement. At the convocations of the Executive Board and Assembly of the Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand (03 to 05 September 2015) in ...

A great blessing for all the Orthodox in Australia

The Serbian Orthodox Church - 4/3/16 Parishioners of the Serbian Saint George’s in Saint Albans gathered 10.000 Australian dollars for the Church kitchen in Belgrade and for the youth on Kosovo and Metohija. - Patriarchal visit to the monastery of Saint Sava in Elaine as well as to a Greek monastery and Serbian and Russian churches ...

Patriarch Irinej of Serbia pays Canonical visit to Australia

March 2016 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, pays a Archpastoral visit to the Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand of the Serbian Orthodox Church (photo gallery). His Holiness is accompanied by Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral, protopresbyter-staurophor Stojadin Pavlovic, director of the Administration office of the Serbian Patriarchate; and deacon Aleksandar Sekulic, officer of the ...

Serbian Patriarch Irinej I to visit the Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand

Church of Serbia February 2016 Blessed is he who comes in the Name of the Lord! With exceeding great joy we herein announce that, at the invitation of His Grace Bishop Irinej of the Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand, His Holiness the Archbishop of Pech, Metropolitan of Belgrade-Karlovci and Serbian Patriarch Kyr Irinej will visit the ...