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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The Feast of Pokrova In Newcastle Parish

Fr Paul Berezniuk Newcastle

The feast of Pokrova or Protection of Theotokos ‘God-bearer’ Mother of God, is one of the most beloved feast days of Ukrainian Catholic and Orthodox people. At the invitation of the Parish priest, Fr Paul Berezniuk, Tatiana Zachariak and Anna ...

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We have The Catechism: What next?

Bishop Peter at book launch of Christ- Our Pascha

From the perspective of church history, the “catechism” has a past which is fairly well known. The beginnings of the style of book which we call the catechism had its beginning in the 16th century with Martin Luther’s 1529 Small ...

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First Solemn Holy Communion in Perth

First Solemn Holy Communion in Perth /©

On Sunday, 1 st October 2017, four children made their First Confession and Solemn Holy Communion at St. John the Baptist Church in Perth. We congratulate Matsiyovska Inna, Lipinska Christina, Diachenko Marianna, Maciyovskyy Svyatoslav and wish them and their families ...

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