Saint Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church - Church & Community Life http://stnicholaswallsend.org.au/ 60 Now available - the August 2017 issue of "Word of the Church" ("Церковное Слово") http://stnicholaswallsend.org.au/news_170812_1.html Tue, 01 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://stnicholaswallsend.org.au/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2017/WordoftheChurchAugust2017.JPG&archive=0&final_h=213&final_w=150&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 150%; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 13px; font-family: 'trebuchet ms', geneva;">The August 2017 issue of the official journal of the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.rocor.org.au/">Australian-New Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia</a>&nbsp;is now available in our parishes. &nbsp;In addition to Epistle of the Council of Bishops of ROCOR in both Russian and English, there is a range of interesting articles in both languages. &nbsp;In Russian: "На восстановление единства Русской Церкве была воля Божия"; "К 100-летию Февральской буржуазно-демократической революции"; "Успение Пресвятой Богородицы" and more. &nbsp;In English: "Bishop George of Canberra visits the Eastern American Diocese"; "The opening of the relics of our Father among the Saints Mardarije, first Serbian bishop of America and Canada", "The Life of Saint Mardarije of Libertyville (+1935)"; and more. &nbsp;Copies are $5.00.</span></p></div> Saint Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church http://stnicholaswallsend.org.au/news_170812_1.html A collection to aid the construction of a church of Saint Nicholas in the Transbaikal Territory http://stnicholaswallsend.org.au/news_170728_2.html Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://stnicholaswallsend.org.au/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/Blessing_of_cross_Shonoktui.jpg&archive=0&final_h=100&final_w=150&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 150%; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 13px; font-family: 'trebuchet ms', geneva;">Under the leadership of Sophia Mikhailovna Boikov, the Sydney-based Russo-Chinese Orthodox Mission is raising funds for the construction of a church in Shonoktui, a small village in the Borzinsky district of the Zabaykalsky Krai.&nbsp; The Zabaykalsky Krai, or Transbaikal Territory, is a federal subject of Russia that shares borders with China and Mongolia.&nbsp; The church is to be dedicated to Saint Nicholas, the wonderworker of Myra in Lycia, and will be within <a href="http://www.eparhiachita.ru/">the Chita Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church</a>.&nbsp; The building project has <a href="/files/News/2017/Blessing_for_Shonoktui_Construction.pdf">the blessing of the Diocesan authorities in Russia</a> and the collection of funds in this Diocese has <a href="/files/News/2017/Blessing_for_Shonoktui_Collection.pdf">the blessing of Metropolitan Hilarion and Bishop George</a>. &nbsp;&nbsp;In July 2016 a cross was blessed at the site on which the church will be constructed. &nbsp;&nbsp;Donations can be made at the candle-desk in our church, or by direct deposit to the account of the Russo-Chinese Orthodox Mission (Commonwealth Bank of Australia BSB 062-130 ACN&nbsp;10484933).&nbsp; This is a worthy project &ndash; please give generously!</span></p></div> Saint Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church http://stnicholaswallsend.org.au/news_170728_2.html A Russian Orthodox Sacred Music Conference, Brisbane 2017 http://stnicholaswallsend.org.au/news_170728_1.html Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://stnicholaswallsend.org.au/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/2017_Church_Singing_Conference.jpg&archive=0&final_h=150&final_w=150&percent=100"><p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 150%; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 13px; font-family: 'trebuchet ms', geneva;">From Wednesday 27 September until Monday 2 October this year, a Russian Orthodox Sacred Music Conference will be held in Brisbane.&nbsp; Organised by the Diocesan Liturgical Music Committee, the conference programme will include lectures from eminent guest speakers including <a href="http://sslm.hts.edu/new-page/">Archpriest Andre Papkov</a> from Chicago, USA, intensive choral workshops and rehearsals at Saint Seraphim&rsquo;s church and Saint Nicholas Cathedral, common meals, and a hierarchical All-night Vigil and Divine Liturgy at the church of Our Lady of Vladimir.&nbsp; The cost &ndash; not including accommodation &ndash; will be $200.00 per person and $150.00 for students, with discounts available for early registration.&nbsp; Details of accommodation packages will be made available in due course.&nbsp; See also: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/ROCSingersANZ/">https://www.facebook.com/ROCSingersANZ/</a>&nbsp;</span></p></div> Saint Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church http://stnicholaswallsend.org.au/news_170728_1.html Russian and other Orthodox Kids' Camp, 10-16 December 2017 http://stnicholaswallsend.org.au/news_170422_1.html Sun, 16 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 150%; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 13px; font-family: 'trebuchet ms', geneva;">A group of young families working under the auspices of the&nbsp;<a href="http://cabrapokrov.org/">Intercession of the Holy Virgin parish in Cabramatta, NSW</a>, is again organising a camp for Russian and other Orthodox children and young people aged 8-17 to be held in Toukley, NSW - to be held not far from us on the Central Coast - from 10 December - 16 December 2017. &nbsp;The cost will be $399.00 per person. &nbsp;For those interested, more information is available&nbsp;<a href="/files/News/2017/CampROK---Flyer-2017.pdf">here</a>.</span></p> Saint Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church http://stnicholaswallsend.org.au/news_170422_1.html