Sunday, January 8, 2017

Concelebration in Sydney

On Sunday 18.12/1.1. Bishop John visited the Greek parish of Sts Cosmas and Damian in Dulwich Hill (Sydney), concelebrating with priest George (GOC) and priest Nebojsa (ROCA).

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Concelebration and blessing of new Altar on the parish feast of St Nicholas in Brisbane

On Sunday, 5/18 December, the Free Serbian parish of St Nicholas celebrated its parish feast.

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The new Altar table was consecrated by Bishops Ambrose and John, with Archimandrite Hristifor and Hieromonk Simeon concelebrating.

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The parish feast of St Nicholas was transferred to the preceding Sunday, when the Serbian Slava was also celebrated. The sisterhood provided a sumptuous fasting meal.

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

Concelebration in Melbourne

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15194313_385104598488447_5700250187218450523_o.jpgOn Sunday 14/27 November, Bishop Ambrose served in the Free Serbian Church of St Stefan Dechanski in Carrum Downs, Victoria, concelebrating with Bishop John, Archimandrite Hristifor, Protopriest Bojan, Hieromonk Simeon and Priest Zvonimir.

The parish celebrated its church feast day in honour of St King-Martyr Stefan Dechanski (transferred from 11/24 November to the Sunday), with the rite of Serbian Slava and a procession around the church.

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After the service, the sisterhood of St Angelina served sumptuous meal in the parish hall.

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Saturday, November 26, 2016

Concelebration in Sydney

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On Sunday 31 October/13 November, Bishop Ambrose of Methone served in the Sts Cosmas and Damian Church in Sydney, with priest Nebojsa Mirkovic (ROCA) concelebrating.

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Concelebration in Bentleigh (Melbourne)

bent20161122_111000.jpgOn Tuesday 9/22 November, on the day of St Nectarius of Pentapolis, Bishop Ambrose of Methone (GOC) concelebrated with Bishop John (ROCA), Protopriest Stylianos and priest John in St Gregory the Theologian Greek Orthodox Church in Bentleigh. After the service, the faithful gathered for a communal meal in the parish hall.

Bishop Ambrose visits Annunciation Hermitage

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On Thursday 11/24 November, Bishop Ambrose and a small group of pilgrims visited the Annunciation Hermitage.

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Concelebration in Melbourne (GOC)

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On Sunday 7/20 November, bishop Ambrose served in the Greek Old Calendar Church of the Dormition of the Mother of God in Cheltenham, with bishop John, protopriest Stylianos and priest John concelebrating.

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Monday, November 21, 2016

Melbourne services with Bishop Ambrose (GOC) and Bishop John

22.11 (n.s.) st Nectarios of Pentapolis.
8 am Matins and Liturgy.
St Gregorios the Theologian Greek Orthodox Church
4 Gilbert grove, Bentleigh

24.11. (n.s.)
9 am Hours and Divine Liturgy at the Annunciation Sisterhood (ROCA)
Nowhere Creek, VIC

26.11. (n.s.) St John Chrysostom
Service at the Holy Cross Mission (GOC)
8.30 am 3rd Hour, 6th Hour, Divine Liturgy

27.11. St Stefan of Dechani (transferred from 24.11.)
10 am Divine Liturgy
St Stefan Dechanski Free Serbian Orthodox Church
Carrum Downs, VIC

Saturday, November 19, 2016

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Sunday, October 30, 2016

Episcopal Ordination of Bishop John of Melbourne

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According to the Decree of the Council of Bishops, on October 30th, at the Sunday Divine Liturgy, Metropolitan Agafangel and Archbishop George ordained Abbot John (Smelic) to the rank of bishop.
Before the ordination, after the hours, the rite of confession of the faith of Abbot John was performed, during which he took the oath of allegiance and obedience to the Synod of Bishops of the ROCA.
Bishop John of Melbourne will be the vicar bishop of the Chairman of the Synod of ROCA, Metropolitan Agafangel.

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Melbourne, VIC
Parish of St Gregory the Theologian

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  • Address: 4 Gilbert grove, Bentleigh, VIC
  • Clergy: Bishop John (ROCA) and Priest Ioannis (GOC)
  • Service times:
    Sundays and feast days: Matins 8 am
    Divine Liturgy: 930 am.
  • Saturdays and eves of feasts: Great Vespers 630 pm

Sydney, NSW
Parish of St John of Kronstadt.

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  • Serving priest: Father Nebojsa Mirkovic
  • Address:
  • Service times:
    Sundays and feast days: Matins 730 am
    Divine Liturgy: 9 am.
    Please contact us to confirm what time Liturgy is served.
  • Saturdays and eves of feasts: Vespers 530 pm
    or All-night Vigil 6 pm

Dandenong, VIC
Community of the Tabinsk Mother of God Icon

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  • Services once a month
  • Visits by Bishop John

Western Victoria
Annunciation of the Mother of God Women’s Monastic Community

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  • Spiritual Father: Bishop John.
  • Address: 266 Nowhere Creek Rd, Nowhere Creek, 3469
  • Service times:
  • Sundays and feast days: Divine Liturgy: 9 am
  • All-night Vigils (including Divine Liturgy) on select occasions.
    Please contact us to confirm what time Liturgy is served.

Brisbane, QLD
Community dedicated to St John Chrysostom

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  • Reader’s services

Canberra, ACT

  • Visits by Fr Protodeacon Basil Yakimov

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