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From the first [[Divine Liturgy]] celebrated at Kirribilli Point (Sydney) in 1820, the first Exarch in 1913, and Australia and New Zealand's first [[bishop]] in 1924, right to the present day, '''Orthodoxy in Australia''' has a short history that is extremely undocumented and, therefore, largely unseen.
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From the first [[Divine Liturgy]] celebrated at Kirribilli Point (Sydney) in 1820 and its first parishes in the late 1890s, right to the present day, '''Orthodoxy in Australia''' has a short history that is extremely undocumented and, therefore, largely unseen.
  
 
This article seeks to be a clearinghouse of information and links regarding the history and state of [[Orthodox Christianity]] in Australia.
 
This article seeks to be a clearinghouse of information and links regarding the history and state of [[Orthodox Christianity]] in Australia.
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*[[Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese of the USA, Canada and Australia|Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese]] of the USA, Canada and [[Australian_jurisdictions_without_a_local_bishop|Australia]].  There is one parish in [http://www.pageone.net.au/%7Erilski/index.htm Sydney], one in [http://www.bulgariandiocese.org/parishdirectory.html?type=details&id=26 Melbourne] and one in [http://www.bulgariandiocese.org/parishdirectory.html?type=details&id=27 Adelaide].
 
*[[Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese of the USA, Canada and Australia|Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese]] of the USA, Canada and [[Australian_jurisdictions_without_a_local_bishop|Australia]].  There is one parish in [http://www.pageone.net.au/%7Erilski/index.htm Sydney], one in [http://www.bulgariandiocese.org/parishdirectory.html?type=details&id=26 Melbourne] and one in [http://www.bulgariandiocese.org/parishdirectory.html?type=details&id=27 Adelaide].
 
*[[Consistory of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Australia and New Zealand]] (under Constantinople), with 10 parishes and missions in Melbourne, Geelong, Newborough, Sydney, Schofields, Canberra, Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth (in addition to one in Auckland, New Zealand).
 
*[[Consistory of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Australia and New Zealand]] (under Constantinople), with 10 parishes and missions in Melbourne, Geelong, Newborough, Sydney, Schofields, Canberra, Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth (in addition to one in Auckland, New Zealand).
*[https://www.ukrainianorthodoxchurchaustralia.com Orthodox Church of Ukraine - Former 'Kyivan Patriarchate']: Part of the [[Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kyiv Patriarchate|Orthodox Church of Ukraine]], with 5 parishes in Sydney, Newcastle, Adelaide and Brisbane. With the Decision of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople 11/10/18 starting from Patriarch Philaret and Metropolitan Makary all anathemas, defrokments & excommunication were uplifted and all clergy under them restored to canonical status. On the 15/12/2018 the new head of the church Metropolitan Epiphanios was elected by the united Sobor of bishops assembly. Autocephaly and Tomos to the Ukrainian church was officially handed to the Metropolitan of Kyiv and all Ukraine Epiphanios on January 6th 2019 in Constantinople by the Ecumenical Patriarch.
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*[[Orthodox Church of Ukraine]] (formerly 'Kyivan Patriarchate', under Constantinople), with 5 parishes in Sydney, Newcastle, Adelaide and Brisbane. (''Canonicity not universally recognised'')
  
 
===With an irregular status===
 
===With an irregular status===
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*[[Macedonian Orthodox Diocese of Australia and New Zealand]]: As part of the [[Macedonian Orthodox Church]].
 
*[[Macedonian Orthodox Diocese of Australia and New Zealand]]: As part of the [[Macedonian Orthodox Church]].
 
*[[Church of the Genuine Orthodox Christians of Greece]] - [[Parishes in Australia (Kallinikos)]]: The current ''locum tenens'' of this entity is Bp Ambrose of Methone, who administers eight parishes (including parishes of the 'Free Serbian Orthodox Church').  This number includes is a 'metochion' mission under Metr. Photios of Demetrias.
 
*[[Church of the Genuine Orthodox Christians of Greece]] - [[Parishes in Australia (Kallinikos)]]: The current ''locum tenens'' of this entity is Bp Ambrose of Methone, who administers eight parishes (including parishes of the 'Free Serbian Orthodox Church').  This number includes is a 'metochion' mission under Metr. Photios of Demetrias.
*[[Autocephalic Greek Orthodox Church of America and Australia]]: Formed out of a schism with the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia with the Greek Orthodox Community of South Australia (GOCSA).  The parishes affiliated with the 'Greek Orthodox Communities of South Australia' (GOCSA) are in this church.
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*[[Autocephalic Greek Orthodox Church of America and Australia]]: Formed out of a schism between the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia and the Greek Orthodox Community of South Australia (GOCSA).  The parishes affiliated with the 'Greek Orthodox Communities of South Australia' (GOCSA) are in this church.
 
* [[Russian True Orthodox Church]] - [[Diocese of Australia]]: Four parishes in Australia, headed by Archbishop [[Tikhon (Pasechnik)|Tikhon]].
 
* [[Russian True Orthodox Church]] - [[Diocese of Australia]]: Four parishes in Australia, headed by Archbishop [[Tikhon (Pasechnik)|Tikhon]].
 
* [[Russian Orthodox Church Abroad - Provisional Supreme Church Authority]] - Two parishes and one monastic community, headed by Metropolitan [[Agafangel (Pashkovsky)|Agafangel]].
 
* [[Russian Orthodox Church Abroad - Provisional Supreme Church Authority]] - Two parishes and one monastic community, headed by Metropolitan [[Agafangel (Pashkovsky)|Agafangel]].
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===Current Hierarchs===
 
===Current Hierarchs===
 
*His Eminence [[Makarios (Grizienakis) of Australia|Makarios]], Archbishop of Australia (Greek Orthodox).
 
*His Eminence [[Makarios (Grizienakis) of Australia|Makarios]], Archbishop of Australia (Greek Orthodox).
**His Grace [[Ezekiel (Kefalas) of Dervis]], [[auxiliary bishop]] to Archbishop Makarios in [[List of parishes in Victoria|Melbourne, Victoria]].
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**His Grace [[Ezekiel (Kefalas) of Dervis]], [[auxiliary bishop]] to Archbishop Makarios in Victoria (Melbourne Vicariate).
**His Grace [[Iakovos (Tsigounis) of Miletoupolis]], auxiliary bishop to Archbishop Makarios in [[List of parishes in Queensland|Queensland]].
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**His Grace [[Iakovos (Tsigounis) of Miletoupolis]], auxiliary bishop to Archbishop Makarios in Queensland.
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**His Grace [[Aimilianos (Koutouzis) of Meloa]], [[auxiliary bishop]] to Archbishop Makarios and Vicar-General.
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**His Grace [[Elpidios (Keralas) of Kyanea]], [[auxiliary bishop]] to Archbishop Makarios for Western Australia.
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**His Grace [[Silouan (Fotineas) of Sinope]], [[auxiliary bishop]] to Archbishop Makarios for South Australia and Northern Territory.
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**His Eminence [[Seraphim (Ginis) of Sebasteia]], metropolitan.
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**His Eminence [[Nikandros (Palyvos) of Eirinoupolis]], metropolitan.
 
*His Eminence [[Basilios (Kodseie) of Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines|Basilios]], Metropolitan Archbishop of Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines (Antiochian Orthodox).
 
*His Eminence [[Basilios (Kodseie) of Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines|Basilios]], Metropolitan Archbishop of Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines (Antiochian Orthodox).
 
*His Eminence [[Hilarion (Kapral) of New York|Hilarion]], Archbishop of Sydney, Australia and New Zealand, Metropolitan and First Hierarch of [[ROCOR]].
 
*His Eminence [[Hilarion (Kapral) of New York|Hilarion]], Archbishop of Sydney, Australia and New Zealand, Metropolitan and First Hierarch of [[ROCOR]].
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*V. Rev. Protopresbyter [[Mitko Machevski]], parish priest of St Nicholas Orthodox Church, Bankstown.
 
*V. Rev. Protopresbyter [[Mitko Machevski]], parish priest of St Nicholas Orthodox Church, Bankstown.
 
*V. Rev. Fr [[Nicholas Shehadie]], first exarch in Australia of the [[Church of Antioch]].
 
*V. Rev. Fr [[Nicholas Shehadie]], first exarch in Australia of the [[Church of Antioch]].
*Rev. Fr [[Dimitri Tsakas]], Archdiocesan Vicar-General of the Fourth Archdiocesan District of [[List of parishes in Queensland|Queensland]] and New Guinea, [[Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia]].
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*V. Rev. Fr [[Dimitri Tsakas]], Vicar-General of the Fourth Archdiocesan District of Queensland and New Guinea (2000-2019), [[Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia]].
 
*Igumen [[Dimitry (Obuhoff)]], founding [[superior]] of [[St. John the Baptist Skete (Kentlyn, New South Wales)|St John the Baptist Skete]].
 
*Igumen [[Dimitry (Obuhoff)]], founding [[superior]] of [[St. John the Baptist Skete (Kentlyn, New South Wales)|St John the Baptist Skete]].
 
*Igumen [[Joachim (Ross)]], superior of St. John the Baptist Skete.
 
*Igumen [[Joachim (Ross)]], superior of St. John the Baptist Skete.
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==Lists==
 
==Lists==
 
*[[List of Australian monasteries|Monasteries in Australia]]
 
*[[List of Australian monasteries|Monasteries in Australia]]
*[[List of English-speaking parishes in Australia|Parishes in Australia with English as a liturgical language]]
 
 
*[[List_of_Western-Rite_parishes_in_Australasia|Parishes in Australasia celebrating the Western Rite]]
 
*[[List_of_Western-Rite_parishes_in_Australasia|Parishes in Australasia celebrating the Western Rite]]
 
*[[List of bishops in Australasia|Complete list of bishops in Australasia]], past and present (includes auxiliary bishops).
 
*[[List of bishops in Australasia|Complete list of bishops in Australasia]], past and present (includes auxiliary bishops).
{{Parishes of Australasia and Oceania}}
 
  
 
{{AustralianMonasteries}}
 
{{AustralianMonasteries}}

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From the first Divine Liturgy celebrated at Kirribilli Point (Sydney) in 1820 and its first parishes in the late 1890s, right to the present day, Orthodoxy in Australia has a short history that is extremely undocumented and, therefore, largely unseen.

This article seeks to be a clearinghouse of information and links regarding the history and state of Orthodox Christianity in Australia.

History

Canonical Jurisdictions

With Local Bishop

Without Local Bishop

With an irregular status

Note: All of the below entities are not in communion with any of the mainstream Orthodox Churches. Entities are, where possible, sorted by size.

Previously in Australia

People

Current Hierarchs

Other major figures

(Only major figures with articles are listed)

Organizations and Institutions


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Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia

Archdiocesan Organisations
Educational Institutions
St. Andrew's Greek Orthodox Theological College
Philanthropic Institutions
St. Basil's Homes | Estia Foundation | ProviCare Foundation
St. Andrew's Orthodox Press
Phronema | TO VEMA | The Voice of Orthodoxy
Byzantine Music
Byzantine Music School | Australian Byzantine Choir, NSW
Saint John of Damascus, SA | David the Psalmist, Vic.



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Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines

Archdiocesan Organisations
Administrative Divisions
Deanery of New Zealand
Educational Institutions
Melbourne Institute of Orthodox Christian Studies
St. Paul's Theological Course of Studies


Pan-Jurisdictional

Lists

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Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia
Male: Pantanassa | St George | St John
Female: Gorgoepikoos | Holy Cross
Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia
Male: Holy Transfiguration | Archangel Michael
Proph. Elias | St John the Baptist | Holy Trinity
Female: Our Lady of Kazan | Presentation
Other Jurisdictions
Male: New Kalenic (Serbian) | St Sava (Serbian)
Female: St Anna (Antiochian) | Nativity Skete (Serbian)

See also

Orthodoxy in...
Africa
(Sub-Saharan Africa)
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Asia
(Japan)
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(Australia)
(New Zealand)
United Kingdom


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