Coptic Orthodox Church in Australia

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Australia has a large number of Egyptian Christian immigrants, mainly Coptic Orthodox. This immigration mainly started in the late 1960s.
  
The Coptic Orthodox congregations in Australia are served by two Coptic Orthodox [[Diocese]]s with over 50 [[parish]]es, two Monasteries, two Theological Colleges and five schools.  
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The Coptic Orthodox congregations in Australia are served by two Coptic Orthodox [[diocese]]s with over 50 [[parish]]es, two [[monastery|monasteries]], two theological colleges and five schools.  
  
 
==Diocese of Melbourne, West and South Australia, New Zealand and All Oceania==  
 
==Diocese of Melbourne, West and South Australia, New Zealand and All Oceania==  
Whose Hierarch is His Grace Suriel, Bishop of the Holy Diocese of Melbourne, Victoria (Australia),
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His Grace Suriel is Bishop of the Holy Diocese of Melbourne, Victoria (Australia), Tasmania, Australian Capital Territory, South Australia, Western Australia, New Zealand and All Oceania.  
Tasmania, Australian Capital Territory, South Australia, Western Australia, New Zealand and All Oceania.  
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The following is a list of the churches under the Diocese:
 
The following is a list of the churches under the Diocese:
  
'''St. Mark '''
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*St. Mark; Kaleen, ACT
''Kaleen, ACT''
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*St. Mark; Auckland, NZ
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*St. Mary & St Athanasius; Christchurch, NZ
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*Archangel Michael; Dunedin, NZ
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*St. Mary & St. Bishoy; Cowandilla, SA
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*St. Demiana & St. Abraam; Newstead, TAS
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*St. Bishoy & St. Shenouda; Bulleen, VIC
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*Archangel Michael & St. Anthony; Oakleigh, VIC
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*St. Anthony's Monastery; Heathcote, VIC
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*Diocese of Melbourne Headquarters & St Athanasius Church; Donvale, VIC
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*St. George; St. Albans, VIC
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*St. Mark; Preston, VIC
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*St. Mary; Kensington, VIC
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*St. Mina & St. Marina; Hallam, VIC
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*St. Mark & St. George; Wanneroo, WA
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*St. Mary & Archangel Michael; East Victoria Park, WA
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*St. Mark; Suva, Fiji
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*St. Mary; Tavenui, Fiji
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*St. Antony & St. Athanasius; Pacific Harbour, Fiji
  
'''St. Mark '''
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==Diocese of Sydney, New South Wales, Queesland, Northern Territory and All East Asia==
''Auckland, NZ''
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His Grace Daniel is Bishop of the Holy Diocese of Sydney, New South Wales, Queensland, Northern Territory, Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan and All East Asia.
  
'''St. Mary & St Athanasius '''
 
''Christchurch, NZ''
 
 
'''Archangel Michael '''
 
''Dunedin, NZ''
 
 
'''St. Mary & St. Bishoy '''
 
''Cowandilla, SA''
 
 
'''St. Demiana & St. Abraam '''
 
''Newstead, TAS''
 
 
'''St. Bishoy & St. Shenouda '''
 
''Bulleen, VIC''
 
 
'''Archangel Michael & St. Anthony '''
 
''Oakleigh, VIC''
 
 
'''St. Anthony's Monastery'''
 
''Heathcote, VIC''
 
 
'''Diocese of Melbourne Headquarters & St Athanasius Church'''
 
''Donvale, VIC''
 
 
'''St. George '''
 
''St. Albans, VIC''
 
 
'''St. Mark '''
 
''Preston, VIC''
 
 
'''St. Mary '''
 
''Kensington, VIC''
 
 
'''St. Mina & St. Marina '''
 
''Hallam, VIC''
 
 
'''St. Mark & St. George '''
 
''Wanneroo, WA''
 
 
'''St. Mary & Archangel Michael '''
 
'''East Victoria Park, WA''
 
 
'''St. Mark '''
 
''Suva, Fiji''
 
 
'''St. Mary '''
 
''Tavenui, Fiji''
 
 
'''St. Antony & St. Athanasius '''
 
''Pacific Harbour, Fiji''
 
 
==Diocese of Sydney, New South Wales, Queesland, Northern Territory and All East Asia==
 
Whose Hierarch is His Grace Daniel, Bishop of the Holy Diocese of Sydney, New South Wales, Queensland, Northern Territory, Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan and All East Asia.
 
 
The following is a list of the churches under the Diocese:
 
The following is a list of the churches under the Diocese:
  
'''St. Mary & St. Mina Cathedral '''
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*St. Mary & St. Mina Cathedral; Bexley, NSW
''Bexley, NSW''
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*Anba Abraam & Pope Shenouda Coptic Centre; Long Point, NSW
 
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*Anba Abraam & Fr. Mikhail El-Behery; Peakhurst, NSW
'''Anba Abraam & Pope Shenouda Coptic Centre '''
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*Archangel Michael & St Bishoy; Mt Druitt, NSW
''Long Point, NSW''
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*St. Antonious & St. Paula; Guildford, NSW
 
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*St. Barbara & Abba Nofer the Hermit; Campbelltown, NSW
'''Anba Abraam & Fr. Mikhail El-Behery '''
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*St. George; Kensington, NSW
''Peakhurst, NSW''
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*St. George & Prince Tadros; Liverpool, NSW
 
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*St. Demiana & St. Athanasius; Punchbowl, NSW
'''Archangel Michael & St Bishoy '''
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*St. Mark; Arncliffe, NSW
''Mt Druitt, NSW''
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*St. Mary & St. Mercurius Abu Sefein; Rhodes, NSW
 
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*St. Mary, St. Bakhomious & St. Shenouda; Kirrawee, NSW
'''St. Antonious & St. Paula '''
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*St. Mary & St. Sidhom Bishay; Dural, NSW
''Guildford, NSW''
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*St. Mary & St. Marina; Liandilo, NSW
 
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*St. Paul & St. Ruweis; Collaroy, NSW
'''St. Barbara & Abba Nofer the Hermit '''
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*The Apostles & St Abanoub; Blacktown, NSW
''Campbelltown, NSW''
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*St. Mary & St. George; Minmi, NSW
 
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*St. Mary & St. John the Beloved; Wagga Wagga, NSW
'''St. George '''
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*St. Maximos & St. Domadios; Goulburn, NSW
''Kensington, NSW''
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*St. John the Baptist & Elijah the Prophet; Dubbo, NSW
 
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*St. Mary & St Joseph; Calamvale, QLD
'''St. George & Prince Tadros '''
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*St. Mina & St Antonious; Southport, QLD
''Liverpool, NSW''
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*The Four Incorporeal Creatures Church; Bribie Island, QLD
 
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*St. Mary & St Antonious Monastery; Beaudesert, QLD
'''St. Demiana & St. Athanasius '''
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*St. Mary, St Moses the Mighty & St Takla Haimanot; Darwin, NT
''Punchbowl, NSW''
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*St. George; Kagoshima, Japan
 
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*St. Mark & St. George; Bangkok, Thailand
'''St. Mark '''
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*St. Mark; Singapore
''Arncliffe, NSW''
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*St. Thomas; Hong Kong
 
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*St. Mary & Archangel Michael; Guangzhou, China
'''St. Mary & St. Mercurius Abu Sefein '''
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*St. Mary & St. Mark; Malacca, Malaysia
''Rhodes, NSW''
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'''St. Mary, St. Bakhomious & St. Shenouda '''
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''Kirrawee, NSW''
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'''St. Mary & St. Sidhom Bishay '''
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''Dural, NSW''
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'''St. Mary & St. Marina '''
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''Liandilo, NSW''
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'''St. Paul & St. Ruweis '''
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''Collaroy, NSW''
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'''The Apostles & St Abanoub'''
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''Blacktown, NSW''
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'''St. Mary & St. George '''
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''Minmi, NSW''
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'''St. Mary & St. John the Beloved '''
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''Wagga Wagga, NSW''
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'''St. Maximos & St. Domadios '''
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''Goulburn, NSW''
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'''St. John the Baptist & Elijah the Prophet '''
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''Dubbo, NSW''
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'''St. Mary & St Joseph '''
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'''Calamvale, QLD''
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'''St. Mina & St Antonious '''
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''Southport, QLD''
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'''The Four Incorporeal Creatures Church '''
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''Bribie Island, QLD''
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'''St. Mary & St Antonious Monastery '''
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''Beaudesert, QLD''
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'''St. Mary, St Moses the Mighty & St Takla Haimanot '''
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''Darwin, NT''
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'''St. George '''
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''Kagoshima, Japan''
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'''St. Mark & St. George '''
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''Bangkok, Thailand''
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'''St. Mark '''
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''Singapore ''
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'''St. Thomas '''
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''Hong Kong ''
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'''St. Mary & Archangel Michael '''
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''Guangzhou, China ''
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'''St. Mary & St. Mark '''
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''Malacca, Malaysia ''
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.coptic.org.au Diocese of Sydney]
*http://www.coptic.org.au - Diocese of Sydney
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*[http://www.melbcopts.org.au Diocese of Melbourne]
*http://www.melbcopts.org.au - Diocese of Melbourne
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==See also==
 
==See also==
*[[Copt]]s
 
*[[Coptic alphabet]]
 
 
*[[Coptic calendar]]
 
*[[Coptic calendar]]
*[[Coptic iconography]]
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*[[List of Coptic Popes]]
*[[Coptic language]]
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*[[Church of Alexandria (Coptic)]]
*[[Coptic music]]
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*[[Shenouda III (Gayyid) of Alexandria]]
*[[Coptic abstinence]]
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*[[Coptic orphans]]
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*[[List of Coptic Orthodox Popes of Alexandria]]
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*[[Patriarch of Alexandria]]
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*[[Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria]]
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*[[The Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria]]
 
*[[The Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria]]
 
*[[Oriental Orthodoxy]]
 
*[[Oriental Orthodoxy]]

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Australia has a large number of Egyptian Christian immigrants, mainly Coptic Orthodox. This immigration mainly started in the late 1960s.

The Coptic Orthodox congregations in Australia are served by two Coptic Orthodox dioceses with over 50 parishes, two monasteries, two theological colleges and five schools.

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Diocese of Melbourne, West and South Australia, New Zealand and All Oceania

His Grace Suriel is Bishop of the Holy Diocese of Melbourne, Victoria (Australia), Tasmania, Australian Capital Territory, South Australia, Western Australia, New Zealand and All Oceania.

The following is a list of the churches under the Diocese:

  • St. Mark; Kaleen, ACT
  • St. Mark; Auckland, NZ
  • St. Mary & St Athanasius; Christchurch, NZ
  • Archangel Michael; Dunedin, NZ
  • St. Mary & St. Bishoy; Cowandilla, SA
  • St. Demiana & St. Abraam; Newstead, TAS
  • St. Bishoy & St. Shenouda; Bulleen, VIC
  • Archangel Michael & St. Anthony; Oakleigh, VIC
  • St. Anthony's Monastery; Heathcote, VIC
  • Diocese of Melbourne Headquarters & St Athanasius Church; Donvale, VIC
  • St. George; St. Albans, VIC
  • St. Mark; Preston, VIC
  • St. Mary; Kensington, VIC
  • St. Mina & St. Marina; Hallam, VIC
  • St. Mark & St. George; Wanneroo, WA
  • St. Mary & Archangel Michael; East Victoria Park, WA
  • St. Mark; Suva, Fiji
  • St. Mary; Tavenui, Fiji
  • St. Antony & St. Athanasius; Pacific Harbour, Fiji

Diocese of Sydney, New South Wales, Queesland, Northern Territory and All East Asia

His Grace Daniel is Bishop of the Holy Diocese of Sydney, New South Wales, Queensland, Northern Territory, Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan and All East Asia.

The following is a list of the churches under the Diocese:

  • St. Mary & St. Mina Cathedral; Bexley, NSW
  • Anba Abraam & Pope Shenouda Coptic Centre; Long Point, NSW
  • Anba Abraam & Fr. Mikhail El-Behery; Peakhurst, NSW
  • Archangel Michael & St Bishoy; Mt Druitt, NSW
  • St. Antonious & St. Paula; Guildford, NSW
  • St. Barbara & Abba Nofer the Hermit; Campbelltown, NSW
  • St. George; Kensington, NSW
  • St. George & Prince Tadros; Liverpool, NSW
  • St. Demiana & St. Athanasius; Punchbowl, NSW
  • St. Mark; Arncliffe, NSW
  • St. Mary & St. Mercurius Abu Sefein; Rhodes, NSW
  • St. Mary, St. Bakhomious & St. Shenouda; Kirrawee, NSW
  • St. Mary & St. Sidhom Bishay; Dural, NSW
  • St. Mary & St. Marina; Liandilo, NSW
  • St. Paul & St. Ruweis; Collaroy, NSW
  • The Apostles & St Abanoub; Blacktown, NSW
  • St. Mary & St. George; Minmi, NSW
  • St. Mary & St. John the Beloved; Wagga Wagga, NSW
  • St. Maximos & St. Domadios; Goulburn, NSW
  • St. John the Baptist & Elijah the Prophet; Dubbo, NSW
  • St. Mary & St Joseph; Calamvale, QLD
  • St. Mina & St Antonious; Southport, QLD
  • The Four Incorporeal Creatures Church; Bribie Island, QLD
  • St. Mary & St Antonious Monastery; Beaudesert, QLD
  • St. Mary, St Moses the Mighty & St Takla Haimanot; Darwin, NT
  • St. George; Kagoshima, Japan
  • St. Mark & St. George; Bangkok, Thailand
  • St. Mark; Singapore
  • St. Thomas; Hong Kong
  • St. Mary & Archangel Michael; Guangzhou, China
  • St. Mary & St. Mark; Malacca, Malaysia

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