Saint Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church - Forthcoming services and activities http://stnicholaswallsend.org.au/ 60 Our next services: 26-27 August, the Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost http://stnicholaswallsend.org.au/news_170719_2.html Sat, 19 Aug 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;">Our next services will be Matins at 6.00pm on Saturday 26 August and Divine Liturgy at 9.00am on Sunday 27 August, the Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost, the day of commemoration of the Prophet Micah, and the Forfeast of the Dormition. &nbsp;In accordance with a resolution of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church, Divine Liturgy will be followed by a moleben to the canonised participants in the 1917-18 Local Council of the Russian Orthodox Church and a memorial litia for the other participants. &nbsp;The Council, a momentous event in the life of the Russian Orthodox Church that culminated in the restoration of the Patriarchate and the enthronement of Patriarch Tikhon (Belavin), opened in the Dormition Cathedral on the day of the feast in 1917. &nbsp;Following these services an Epistle of Patriarch Kyrill on the occasion of the centenary of the Council will be read aloud.</span></p> Saint Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church http://stnicholaswallsend.org.au/news_170719_2.html A reliquary with relics of the New Martyrs of Russia will visit New South Wales parishes in July and August 2017 http://stnicholaswallsend.org.au/news_170606_1.html Tue, 06 Jun 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;">On 6 June 2017 His Grace Bishop George <a href="/files/News/2017/Notice_Relics_of_New_Martyrs_of_Russia.pdf">announced</a> that a reliquary containing relics of the New Martyrs of Russia will, in this year of <a href="http://stnicholaswallsend.org.au/2017_anniversaries.html#SECTION_233">the centenary of the Russian Revolution and the beginning of persecution by the godless authorities</a>, visit parishes, monasteries and missions of our Diocese. &nbsp;The reliquary will visit New South Wales parishes during July and August. &nbsp;<strong>UPDATE, 17 July 2017</strong>: God willing, the relics will visit our parish on 18-19 August, being present for veneration during All-night Vigil and Divine Liturgy on the Great Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord. &nbsp;Further information will be posted soon about&nbsp;the saints whose relics are enshrined in the reliquary.</span></p> Saint Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church http://stnicholaswallsend.org.au/news_170606_1.html