At invitation of His Eminence, Metropolitan of Prespa and Pelagonia, and Administrator of Australia and New Zealand k. Peter, Their Eminences Metropolitan of Kumanovo and Osogovo k. Dr. Joseph and Metropolitan of Tetovo and Gostivar k. Joseph are on an official visit of the MOC-OA’s Diocese of Australia and New Zealand starting January 21st 2015 AD.
On the Saturday after the Baptism of Our Lord and God and Saviour Jesus Christ (January 24th 2015 AD), when the Church celebrates the feast day of Venerable Theodosius the Great, the Cenobiarch, the diocesan hierarch celebrated Divine Liturgy of St John Chrysostom in the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Most Holy Theotokos in Sydenham, Melbourne. Concelebrating him were the guests – Metropolitans, as well as the very reverend hegumens and diocesan priests. The faithful communed of Christ’s Holy Mysteries.
Following the Liturgy, a foundation-stone of the diocese’s seat was set by the Hierarchs. The construction of the seat was made possible through the donations of the philanthropic faithful from the Diocese.
Source: Diocese of Australia and New Zealand