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The '''Diocese of Sydney, Australia and New Zealand''', headquartered in Sydney, is a [[diocese]] of the [[Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia]].  Its current [[primate]] is His Grace [[Hilarion (Kapral) of Sydney|Hilarion (Kapral)]], [[Archbishop]] of Sydney, Australia and New Zealand.
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The '''Diocese of Sydney, Australia and New Zealand''', headquartered in Sydney, is a [[diocese]] of the [[Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia]].  Its current [[primate]] is His Eminence [[Hilarion (Kapral) of New York|Hilarion (Kapral)]], both First Hierarch of [[ROCOR]] and [[Archbishop]] of Sydney, Australia and New Zealand, and it has been administered by His Grace [[George (Schaefer) of Canberra|George (Schaefer)]], Bishop of Canberra, since 2015.
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
*The first Russian parish established in Australia and New Zealand was St. Nicholas Church (now Cathedral), Brisbane, in 1926.
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*The first Russian [[parish]] established in Australia and New Zealand was St. Nicholas Church (now Cathedral), Brisbane, in 1926.
*The first ROCOR bishop of Australia and New Zealand was Bp Theodore (Rafalsky), 1948-55.
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*The first ROCOR [[bishop]] of Australia and New Zealand was Bp Theodore (Rafalsky), 1948-55.
 
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==Organisation==
 
==Organisation==
The Diocese of Australia and New Zealand is a diocese within the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia.  Within the diocese, of which the Archbishop is the head and sole bishop, there are various deans who are in charge of one or more states. There are 24 [[parish]]es and communities, along with 6 [[monasticism|monasteries]] and [[skete]]s across Australia, as well as 4 parishes and communities in New Zealand, and one mission-church in South Korea.
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The Diocese of Australia and New Zealand is a diocese within the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia.  It is headed by the First Hierarch, [[Hilarion (Kapral) of New York|Metropolitan Hilarion]], and administered by [[George (Schaefer) of Canberra|Bishop George of Canberra]].  Within the diocese, there are various deans who are in charge of one or more geographic areas.
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Within this structure are a number of Deaneries, which - given the size of the diocese - are important in the running of the Diocese:
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* Mitred Archpriest [[Michael Protopopov]], Chancellor of the Diocese, and dean of Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia (11 parishes and missions)
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* Mitred Archpriest [[Nikita Chemodakov]], dean of New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory (11 parishes and missions)
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* Archpriest [[Gabriel Makarov]], dean of Queensland (6 parishes and missions)
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* Archpriest [[Vladimir Boikov]], dean of New Zealand (4 parishes and missions)
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* Priest [[Paul (Kang)]], head of the Korean Orthodox Mission (1 parish).
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* Parishes in Indonesia (~7 parishes and missions)
  
The Diocese of Australia and New Zealand of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia was a founding member of [[SCCOCA]], but later departed.
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Additionally, the Diocese had a number of monasteries:
 
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* [[Monastery of Prophet Elias (Monarto, South Australia)|Monastery of the Prophet Elias]], Monarto, SA
== Recent History ==
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* [[Orthodox Monastery of the Archangel Michael (Marrickville, New South Wales)|Orthodox Monastery of the Archangel Michael]], Marrickville, NSW
In February 2005 His Grace Archbishop Hilarion received into the Diocese clergy and parishioners of the [[Gereja Orthodox Indonesia|Indonesian Orthodox Church]] who were formerly under the jurisdiction of the [[Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia]] ([[Church of Constantinople|Ecumenical Patriarchate]]), and there are now a growing number of parishes and mission centres scattered throughout Indonesia.
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* [[Holy Transfiguration Monastery (Bombala, New South Wales)|Holy Transfiguration Monastery]], Bombala, NSW
 
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* [[Presentation of the Mother of God Convent (Bungarby, New South Wales)|Presentation of the Mother of God Convent]], Bungarby, NSW
The Diocese of Australia and New Zealand, as a part of the [[Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia]], was involved in [[Russian_Orthodox_Church_Outside_Russia#Rapprochement_with_Moscow||the process to reenter communion]] with the [[Church of Russia]]. The Act of Canonical Communion between the Moscow Patriarchate and the Russian Church Abroad was signed on Ascension Thursday 17th May 2007 and Liturgy concelebrated in Moscow by Patriarch Alexiy and Metropolitan Laurus, ROCA's First Hierarch.
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* [[Holy Trinity Orthodox Monastery (Monkerai, New South Wales)|Holy Trinity Monastery]], Dungog, NSW
 
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* [[St. John the Baptist Skete (Kentlyn, New South Wales)|St John the Baptist Skete]], Kentlyn, NSW
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* [[Our Lady of Kazan Convent (Kentlyn, New South Wales)|Our Lady of Kazan Convent]], Kentlyn, NSW
  
 
== The Episcopacy ==
 
== The Episcopacy ==
===Diocesan Bishop===
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===Bishops===
* Archbishop [[Hilarion (Kapral) of Sydney|Hilarion (Kapral)]] of Sydney, Australia and New Zealand.
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* Metropolitan [[Hilarion (Kapral) of New York|Hilarion (Kapral)]] of New York and Eastern America, Archbishop of Sydney, Australia and New Zealand.
**Archimandrite [[Daniel (Bambang Dwi Byantoro)]], head of the [[Gereja Orthodox Indonesia|Indonesian Orthodox Church]].
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* Bishop [[George (Schaefer) of Canberra|George (Schaefer)]], Bishop of Canberra, Vicar Bishop of the Diocese of Australia and New Zealand.
**New South Wales (10 parishes)
 
**Archpriest Michael Klebansky, dean of Queensland (4 parishes)
 
**Archpriest Michael Protopopov, dean of Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia (14 parishes)
 
**Archpriest Vladimir Boikov, dean of New Zealand (4 parishes)
 
**Priest Justin Kang, sole priest in South Korea.
 
  
 
===Hierarchs in Australia===
 
===Hierarchs in Australia===
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[[Image:Hilarion_red_panagea.jpg|left|thumb|200px|Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of ROCOR, Archbishop of Sydney, Australia & New Zealand]]
 
* Bishop [[Theodore (Rafalsky) of Sydney|Theodore (Rafalsky)]] of Sydney, 1948-1955.
 
* Bishop [[Theodore (Rafalsky) of Sydney|Theodore (Rafalsky)]] of Sydney, 1948-1955.
 
* Bishop [[Philaret (Voznesensky) of New York|Philaret (Voznesensky)]] of Brisbane, 1963-1964.
 
* Bishop [[Philaret (Voznesensky) of New York|Philaret (Voznesensky)]] of Brisbane, 1963-1964.
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* Archbishop [[Theodosius (Putilin) of Sydney|Theodosius (Putilin)]] of Sydney, 1970-1980.
 
* Archbishop [[Theodosius (Putilin) of Sydney|Theodosius (Putilin)]] of Sydney, 1970-1980.
 
* Archbishop [[Paul (Pavlov) of Sydney|Paul (Pavlov)]] of Sydney, Australia and New Zealand, 1980-1995.
 
* Archbishop [[Paul (Pavlov) of Sydney|Paul (Pavlov)]] of Sydney, Australia and New Zealand, 1980-1995.
* Bishop [[Gabriel (Chemodakov) of Manhattan|Gabriel (Chemodakov)]] of Brisbane, Vicar of the Australian Diocese, 1996-1997.
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* Bishop [[Gabriel (Chemodakov) of Montreal|Gabriel (Chemodakov)]] of Brisbane, 1996-1997.
* Archbishop [[Hilarion (Kapral) of Sydney|Hilarion (Kapral)]], Archbishop of Sydney, Australia and New Zealand, 1996-present.
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* Metropolitan [[Hilarion (Kapral) of New York|Hilarion (Kapral)]], Archbishop of Sydney, Australia and New Zealand, 1996-present.
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* Bishop [[George (Schaefer) of Canberra|George (Schaefer)]], Bishop of Canberra, 2015-present.
  
 
== External links ==
 
== External links ==
 
* [http://www.rocor.org.au Official Website of the Diocese]
 
* [http://www.rocor.org.au Official Website of the Diocese]
 
* [http://www.russianorthodoxchurch.ws/ Official Website of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia]
 
* [http://www.russianorthodoxchurch.ws/ Official Website of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia]
* [http://dlibrary.acu.edu.au/digitaltheses/public/adt-acuvp87.09042006/02whole.pdf History of the Russian Orthodox Presence in Australia - 2.4MB file]
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* ''[http://dlibrary.acu.edu.au/digitaltheses/public/adt-acuvp87.09042006/02whole.pdf History of the Russian Orthodox Presence in Australia]'', by V. Rev. Fr [[Michael Protopopov]] (2005)
  
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Latest revision as of 23:18, August 28, 2019

Diocese of Australia and New Zealand (ROCOR)
Jurisdiction ROCOR
Diocese type Diocese
Founded by 1948
Current bishop Metr. Hilarion
See(s) Sydney
Headquarters Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Territory Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Indonesia
Liturgical language(s) Slavonic, English, Indonesian, Korean
Musical tradition Russian Chant
Calendar Julian
Population estimate 158,506

(Census 2001)

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The Diocese of Sydney, Australia and New Zealand, headquartered in Sydney, is a diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia. Its current primate is His Eminence Hilarion (Kapral), both First Hierarch of ROCOR and Archbishop of Sydney, Australia and New Zealand, and it has been administered by His Grace George (Schaefer), Bishop of Canberra, since 2015.

History

  • The first Russian parish established in Australia and New Zealand was St. Nicholas Church (now Cathedral), Brisbane, in 1926.
  • The first ROCOR bishop of Australia and New Zealand was Bp Theodore (Rafalsky), 1948-55.

Organisation

The Diocese of Australia and New Zealand is a diocese within the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia. It is headed by the First Hierarch, Metropolitan Hilarion, and administered by Bishop George of Canberra. Within the diocese, there are various deans who are in charge of one or more geographic areas. Within this structure are a number of Deaneries, which - given the size of the diocese - are important in the running of the Diocese:

  • Mitred Archpriest Michael Protopopov, Chancellor of the Diocese, and dean of Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia (11 parishes and missions)
  • Mitred Archpriest Nikita Chemodakov, dean of New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory (11 parishes and missions)
  • Archpriest Gabriel Makarov, dean of Queensland (6 parishes and missions)
  • Archpriest Vladimir Boikov, dean of New Zealand (4 parishes and missions)
  • Priest Paul (Kang), head of the Korean Orthodox Mission (1 parish).
  • Parishes in Indonesia (~7 parishes and missions)

Additionally, the Diocese had a number of monasteries:

The Episcopacy

Bishops

  • Metropolitan Hilarion (Kapral) of New York and Eastern America, Archbishop of Sydney, Australia and New Zealand.
  • Bishop George (Schaefer), Bishop of Canberra, Vicar Bishop of the Diocese of Australia and New Zealand.

Hierarchs in Australia

Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of ROCOR, Archbishop of Sydney, Australia & New Zealand

External links