Antiochian Church coat of arms
Antiochian Church coat of arms
The Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines, with headquarters in Sydney, is an archdiocese of the Church of Antioch. Its current primate is His Eminence Paul (Saliba), Metropolitan Archbishop of Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines.


The Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese is a single archdiocese spanning a number of countries. The Archbishop resides in Australia, and there is a Deanery for New Zealand and a Vicariate in the Philippines. There are 25 parishes and missions across Australia, 8 parishes and missions in the Deanery of New Zealand and 32 parishes and missions in the Philippines; the Archdiocese estimates (2005) indicate ~37,490 active congregants in Australia and New Zealand, there are ~3,000 adherants in the Philippines, while the Prime Minister's estimate (2007) is that there are ~120,000 Antiochian Orthodox adherants in Australia.
 
The Archdiocese also has one female monastery of St Anna in Victoria, co-founded the multi-jurisdictional Melbourne Institute of Orthodox Christian Studies and runs the St Paul's Theological Course of Studies. Many students of theology have been sponsored by the Archdiocese to study at Balamand University, at St Vladimir's Seminary, USA, or through the St Stephen's Course of Studies in Orthodox Theology via the Antiochian House of Studies.

 

 

Archbishop Paul
Archbishop Paul

His Eminence Paul (Saliba), Metropolitan Archbishop of Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines.

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Official Archdiocese website

Patriarchat website

 

NameTypeLocationSuburbPostcodeAddressServices in English?
Parish of the Archangels Sts Michael and GabrielAntiochianUnknownRyde72 Belmore StreetAll
Antiochian Orthodox Mission of Christ the SaviourAntiochianNew ZealandWhangarei011263 Hatea DriveAll
Mission of St GeorgeAntiochianNew ZealandHowick2014111 Ridge Rd, AucklandSome
Cathedral of St GeorgeAntiochianNew South Wales or ACTRedfern2016Cnr Walker & Cooper StsSome
Church of St MaryAntiochianNew South Wales or ACTMays Hill2150139 Burnett StreetSome
Church of St MaryAntiochianNew South Wales or ACTMount Pritchard217091 Hemphill AvenueSome
Orthodox Church - St. John the BaptistAntiochianNew South Wales or ACTCampsie219126 First Avenue
St NicholasAntiochianNew South Wales or ACTPunchbowl219611 Henry StreetSome
Church of St NicholasAntiochianNew South Wales or ACTBankstown22002A Weigand AvenueSome
Mission of St MichaelAntiochianNew South Wales or ACTKirrawee223247 Durbar AvenueSome
Church of St EliasAntiochianNew South Wales or ACTWollongong250086 Kenny StreetSome
Mission of St IgnatiusAntiochianNew South Wales or ACTFarrer2607Cnr Lambrigg and Logeranong StsAll
Church of Sts Peter and PaulAntiochianNew South Wales or ACTPlumpton2761259 Hyatts RoadSome
Church of St NicholasAntiochianVictoriaEast Melbourne3002176 Simpson StreetSome
Church of St MaryAntiochianVictoriaYarraville3013291 Somerville RoadSome
Mount Ridley Orthodox MissionAntiochianVictoriaMt Ridley30645-15 Windrock AvenueAll
Church of St GeorgeAntiochianVictoriaThornbury307128 Shaftesbury ParadeSome
Mission of St Basil the GreatAntiochianVictoriaBundoora3083La Trobe UniversityAll
Chapel of the Dormition of the Theotokos and St Herman of AlaskaAntiochianVictoriaDoncaster East31094 Navarre CourtSome
Mission of the Holy TransfigurationAntiochianVictoriaBelgrave Heights3160103 Colby DriveAll
Mission of the Good ShepherdAntiochianVictoriaClayton3168Bldg 9, Clayton Campus, Wellington RdAll
Church of St PaulAntiochianVictoriaDandenong317532-34 Plunkett RdSome
Mission of the Forty Holy MartyrsAntiochianVictoriaMirboo North387119 Balding StreetAll
Church of St PaulAntiochian Queensland Woolloongabba410264-66 Junction StreetSome
Parish of St Barnabas the ApostleAntiochian Queensland Parkwood421418 Tonga PlaceAll
St Mary Magdalene Orthodox Christian MissionAntiochian Queensland Elimbah45163 Coronation DriveAll
Church of St EliasAntiochian South AustraliaWest Croydon500817 Herbert RoadSome
Mission in WellingtonAntiochianNew ZealandLower Hutt50119 Haig StreetAll
Mission of St HelenAntiochianWestern AustraliaSouth Bunbury6230103 Clarke StreetSome
St Isaac House of PrayerAntiochianNew ZealandSelwyn Huts801152 Ollivier Ave, Selwyn Huts, RD4, ChristchurchSome
Mission in ChristchurchAntiochianNew ZealandChristchurch8011190 Worcester StreetSome
Church of St Michael the ArchangelAntiochianNew ZealandSouth Dunedin901272 Fingall StreetSome