DIOCESE OF AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND: January 10, 2014
Metropolitan Hilarion Leads Divine Services on the Nativity of Christ in SS Peter and Paul Cathedral of the Diocese of Australia and New Zealand
On Tuesday, January 7, 2014, the great feast day of the Nativity of Christ, His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, Ruling Bishop of the Diocese of Australia and New Zealand, celebrated Divine Liturgy, having performed all-night vigil the evening before, at SS Peter and Paul Cathedral, the seat of the diocese in Sydney, Australia. On the second day of the holiday, His Eminence celebrated Divine Liturgy at the Archbishop's Church, after which he received visitors at his diocesan residence, including members of his clergy, social leaders, parishioners and worshipers.
Photographs of the celebrations can be viewed below from the official website of the Diocese of Australia and New Zealand.