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Monasteries in Australia

Monasteries in Australia

We are blessed to have a number of monasteries in Australia.  There are 16 monasteries in Australia (10 of these in New South Wales) under four jurisdictions, sending up a four-language symphony of prayer and doxology to God.

New South Wales

Holy Monastery of the Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia Address: Lot 1, Holy Cross Rd, Mangrove Mountain Phone Number: (02) 4374 1657 Abbess: V. Rev. Abbess Philothei Sisterhood: 5 nuns

Holy Monastery of St George Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia Address: 316 Singles Ridge Rd, Yellow Rock Phone Number: (02) 4754 1382 Abbot: V. Rev. Archim. Kyriakos (Stavronikitianos) Brotherhood: 1 monk Sunday: Matins, 7am, followed by Hours, 9am, followed by Divine Liturgy, 9:30am, Greek language Other information: Confessions are by appointment on Sundays. Please view the website or call the monastery for more information.

St John the Baptist Skete Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia – Diocese of Australia and New Zealand Address: 10 Harrison Rd, Kentlyn Phone Number: (02) 4626 3945 Abbot: V. Rev. Abbot Joachim (Ross) Brotherhood: 1 monk Other assigned clergy: Rev. Fr Constantine Tzortzis, Rev. Pdcn Christopher Henderson Saturday: Reader’s All-night Vigil, 5:30pm start, English language Sunday: Hours and Divine Liturgy, 8:30am start, English language Tuesday: Molieben and Akathist to the Theotokos, 7:00pm start, English language

Our Lady of Kazan Convent Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia – Diocese of Australia and New Zealand Address: 32 Smith St, Kentlyn Phone Number: (02) 4625 7054 Abbess: V. Rev. Abbess Maria (Miros) Sisterhood: 7 nuns Served by: V. Rev. Fr Nikita Chemodakov, Rev. Fr Dorofey.

Orthodox Monastery of the Archangel Michael Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia – Diocese of Australia and New Zealand Address: Marrickville Phone Number: (02) 9558 2207 Abbot: Rev. Igumen Kosmas (Vasilopoulos) Other monastery clergy: Rev. Hmk Justin (Petrovic) Brotherhood: 3 monks

Holy Monastery of Panagia Pantanassa Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia Address: 567 Mangrove Creed Rd, Mangrove Creek Phone Number: (02) 4374 1060 Abbot: V. Rev. Archim. Eusebios (Pantanassiotis) Spiritual Father: V. Rev. Archim. Stephanos (Pantanassiotis) Brotherhood: 5 monks

Presentation of the Mother of God Convent Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia – Diocese of Australia and New Zealand Address: Rennies Rd, Bungarby Phone Number: (02) 6453 6272 Abbess: V. Rev. Abbess Anna (Karipoff) Sisterhood: 7 nuns

Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos Skete Serbian Orthodox Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand Address: 852 Caoura Rd, Tallong, Marulan Phone Number: (02) 4841 0797 Administrator: V. Rev. Fr Ilija Dragosavljevic, 0415 444771 Brotherhood: 1 monk Other attached clergy: V. Rev. Fr Nikola Bilic, 0410 587323

Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Monastery Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia – Diocese of Australia and New Zealand Address: Richardsons Rd, Bombala Phone Number: (02) 6458 3009 Abbot: Rev. Hmk Sergius (Shatrov) Spiritual Father: V. Rev. Archim. Alexis (Rosentool) Other monastery clergy: Rev. Hmk Macarius (Eriksen) Brotherhood: 3 monks, 3 novices

Holy Trinity Orthodox Monastery Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia – Diocese of Australia and New Zealand Address: Monkerai Road Fire Trail, Dungog Abbot: Rev. Hmk John (McPherson), 0413 194838 Brotherhood: 1 monk

Victoria

Antiochian Orthodox Monastery of St Anna Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines Address: 14 Mihil St, Preston Phone Number: (03) 9484 2238 Abbess: Sister Theodora (Virginia Hutchinson) Sisterhood: 1 nun Services: All services in English. Please contact the abbess for more information. Also, please keep in mind that, as a monastic facility, services may or may not be open to the public.

Holy Monastery of Panagia Gorgoepikoos Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia Address: Cnr Monastery Ct & Bluestone Ridge Rd, Lovely Banks, Geelong Phone Number: (03) 5276 1221 Abbess: V. Rev. Abbess Kallistheni (Zantis) Sisterhood: 4 nuns, 2 novices

Holy Monastery of St Sava Serbian Orthodox Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand Address: 414 Mt Mercer Rd, Elaine Phone Number: (03) 5341 5568 Abbot: V. Rev. Archim. Teodor (Bojovic), (03) 5341 5536 Deputy Abbot: V. Rev. Archim. Lazar (Caran), 0409 714278 Other monastery clergy: Rev. Adcn Vikentije (Vujovic) Brotherhood: 3 monks Sisterhood: 2 nuns Other attached clergy: V. Rev. Fr Dragolyub Pantelich, (03) 5331 9381; V. Rev. Fr Momcilo Vuksa, 0402 107728

South Australia

Monastery of the Prophet Elias Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia – Diocese of Australia and New Zealand Address: Frahns Farm Rd, Monarto South Abbot: Rev. Abbot Benjamin, 0401 501315 Other monastery clergy: Rev. Priestmonk Nicholas, 0400 653866 Brotherhood: 2 monks Other assigned clergy: Rev. Dcn Raphael Gutteridge Sunday: Divine Liturgy, 9am start, English language Wednesday: Divine Liturgy, 7am start, English language Daily (except above or major feasts): Services start at 5am and 6pm. Services: All services served in the English language; please contact the abbot for more details.

Nativity of the Most Holy Theotokos Skete Serbian Orthodox Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand Address: Lot 2, Chapman’s Rd, Inglewood, Adelaide Phone Number: (08) 8380 5886 Administrator: V. Rev. Archim. Lazar (Caran), 0409 714278 Spiritual Father: Rev. Hmk Vasilije (Todorovic) Sisterhood: 2 nuns Other attached clergy: V. Rev. Fr Milorad Jovcic, 0431 967124; Rev. Dcn Jovan Jovcic, 0431 916909

Western Australia

Holy Monastery of St John of the Mountain Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia Address: 280 Holmes Rd, Forrestfield, Perth Phone Number: (08) 9359 2988 Abbot: Rev. Hmk Evagrios (Koutouzis) Brotherhood: 3 monks

http://orthodoxyinaustralia.com/monasteries/

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