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

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Updated links; Fixed place name: there is no such place 'Shamarino' in Russia - Shamordino was a convent near Optina, and this is what Our Lady of Kazan is named for.
The '''Our Lady of Kazan Convent''' (''Novoye ShamarinoNew-Shamordino'') is a [[monasticism|monastic]] community for [[nun|women]] under the [[Diocese of Australia and New Zealand (ROCOR)|Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia]]. The monastery is located in Kentlyn, New South Wales, was established in 1956 under the [[omophorion]] of His Grace Bishop [[Sava (Rayevsky) of Sydney|Sava of Sydney]] by Mother Elena (Ustinov). Following the repose of Mother [[Evpraxia (Pustovalov)|Evpraksia]], Mother Maria was elected Abbess in 2007.
At the arrival of Hmk [[Joachim (Ross)]], Abbess Evpraksia allowed the use of the former monastery Church of All Saints to be used on Sunday and feastdays by [[St. John the Baptist Skete (Kentlyn, New South Wales)|St. John the Baptist Skete]].
==External links==
*[ Official Website]*[ ?page_id=2 Australian and New Zealand Directory: Parishes and Monasteries in Australia] (on ROCOR diocesan website)
*[ ROCOR Directory of Monasteries]

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