It all started in Geelong

Carols Geelong

The singing of Ukrainian Christmas carols is a very ancient practice. It is a defining moment of our Ukrainian culture. Our parish in Geelong can take credit that in Australia, about 10 years ago, they united a number of choirs ...

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Fr. Brian Kelty Christmas Message

Fr. Brian Kelty at CYM camp/

Christmas message of Fr. Brian Kelty, administrator of the st. Peter and Paul Parish in North Melbourne. Christ is born! Glorify Him! The feast of the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ is one of our church’s major feasts. As ...

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Saint Nicholas Day

St. Nicolas

St Nicholas Day -19th Dec (6th Dec). The absence of the “hard facts” of history is not necessarily an obstacle to the popularity of saints, as the devotion to St. Nicholas shows. Both the Eastern and Western Churches honour him, ...

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Fr Aleksander Men (1935-1990)

Fr Aleksander Men

Fr. Aleksander Men was a Russian Orthodox priest, a biblical scholar and a very prolific writer, –  writes Bisop Peter in Church and Life. He was born in Moscow to a Jewish family. He was, however, baptised six months later ...

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History and facts about Holodomor

28 June 1953, Sydney, Australia:

On November 26, 1998, the president of Ukraine issued a decree that designated a National Day in Memory of the Victims of the Famine of 1932-33, that is to be marked annually on the fourth Saturday of November. On October ...

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Feast of St. Michael the Archangel

Ikon of St. Michael the Archangel

On 21st of November we celebrate the feast of St. Michael the Archangel. With this feast the church brings us into the presence of the aspect of spiritual life: the ministry of the angels. It is this aspect that the ...

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