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The Holy Three Martyrs of Vilnius

The Three Holy Martyrs of Vilnius

The Holy Martyrs Anthony and John were brothers who suffered for Christ under the Lithuanian Great Prince Olgerd (1345-1377). The prince was married to the Orthodox princess Maria Yaroslavna (+ 1346). He was baptized and during his wife’s lifetime, he allowed the preaching of Christianity. Two brothers, Nezhilo and Kumets, received holy Baptism from the […]

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The Parish of The Holy Martyrs of Vilnius in Yarraville, Melbourne

Parish Videos 2017

Protection of the Mother of God 2017 (Pokrov) Moleben and Procession around the Church, Part 1 Moleben and Procession around the Church, Part 2 Exaltation of the Cross 2017 Exaltation of the Cross Rite The Vigil of the Exaltation of the Cross – Polyeleos, and Megalynarion *** Oce Nas Nicene Creed Transfiguration Of Our Lord Jesus […]

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Dear Parishioners Our Bishops (from the district outside of Russia), Archbishop Andronik Kotliaroff and Bishop Stephan Sabelnik, have decided to ordain me bishop for our Australian diocese.  According to the Ukase the ordination is to take place, God willing, in our Church of the Holy Martyrs of Vilnius on the day of Pentecost, Sunday 4 June. […]

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Пасха в Соловецком концлагере в 1929 г. Проф. Иван Андреевский

В 1929 г. на о. Соловки, в страшном Соловецком концлагере, с приближением Пасхи началось усиление репрессий за религиозные убеждения и антирелигиозная пропаганда. В антирелигиозный музей, помещавшийся в бывшем игуменском флигеле, ежедневно стали устраиваться «экскурсии». Заключенных приводили в организованном порядке, группами, в этот «музей» и показывали им «вскрытые» мощи преп. Зосимы и Савватия. Под стеклом лежали […]

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