DIOCESE OF AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND: April 20, 2012
The First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad Performs Divine Services on Passion Week and the First Day of Pascha at SS Peter and Paul Cathedral in Sydney
His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, officiated at divine services on Great Friday, Great Saturday and the first day of the Pascha of Christ on April 13-15, 2012, at SS Peter and Paul Cathedral in Sydney, Australia. He was joined by the Cathedral's clergymen and a great gathering of worshipers. On Bright Monday, His Eminence officiated at Divine Liturgy in the Archbishop's Church in Sydney along with visiting clergymen, then welcomed visitors at his residence. Photographs of the services are posted on the official website of the Diocese of Australia and New Zealand.