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DIOCESE OF AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND: April 25, 2012
The First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad Leads Feast-Day Celebrations at Resurrection of Christ Church in the Capital of New Zealand

On Sunday, April 22, 2012, Apostle Thomas Sunday, His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, making an archpastoral trip to the monasteries and parishes of the Diocese of Australia and New Zealand, which is entrusted to him, officiated at Divine Liturgy at Resurrection of Christ Church in the city of Auckland, New Zealand. He was joined by the church’s Rector, Protopriest Vladimir Boikov and its other clergymen.

During his visit to New Zealand, His Eminence will hold meetings with clergy, laity and parish officers of the local churches.

Below are photographs of the celebrations.