Our Lady of Kazan Convent (Kentlyn, New South Wales)

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Holy Convent of Our Lady of Kazan
Jurisdiction ROCOR ANZ
Type Female Monastery
Founded 1956
Superior Abbess Evpraksia
Approx. size 9 nuns
Location Kentlyn, New South Wales, Australia
Liturgical language(s) Slavonic, English
Music used Russian Chant
Calendar Julian
Feastdays celebrated 8/21 July
Official website none advertised


The Our Lady of Kazan Convent (Novoye Shamarino) is a monastic community for women under the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia. The monastery is located in Kentlyn, New South Wales, was established in 1956 under the omophorion of His Grace Archbishop Paul of Sydney and is currently headed by Mother Evpraksia, the abbess.

During the tenure of Archbishop Paul (1980-1995), the chapel and the residences for the nuns were built.

Since the arrival of Hmk Joachim (Ross), Abbess Evpraksia has allowed the use of the former monastery Church of All Saints to be used on Sunday and feastdays by St. John the Baptist Skete.

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