Parishes in Australia (OCA)

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The Orthodox Church in America - Parishes in Australia is the grouping applied to the churches who, in 1971, left ROCOR and asked to be taken under the OCA's protection. It is directly under the Metropolitan of the OCA (currently Metropolitan Herman), and has three churches in Australia.

Parishes in Australia
Jurisdiction OCA
Diocese type Administrative District
Founded 1971
Current bishop Metr. Herman, administrator
See(s) Wellington
Headquarters Wellington, New Zealand
Territory Australia
Liturgical language(s) Slavonic and English
Musical tradition Russian Chant
Calendar Revised Julian, Julian
Population estimate unknown
Official website Parishes in Australia


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History

Some history is provided on the OCA Parish Listing for St. Michael Orthodox Church

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Organization

The OCA Parishes in Australia is an administrative grouping of three churches.

  • St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, Bankstown, New South Wales.
  • Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church, Woolloongabba, Queensland.
  • St. Michael Orthodox Church, Homebush, New South Wales.

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The Episcopacy

Current Episcopacy

  • Metropolitan Herman (Swaiko) of Washington and New York, administrator of the parishes in Australia.

Previous Bishops

  • Sylvester (Haruns), Archbishop of Montreal and Canada, 1963-1981, administrator of the parishes in Australia, 1972-1981.

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