Welcome to Holy Ascension Orthodox Christian Mission
All Church Services are Entirely in English
Holy Ascension is an English-Speaking Orthodox Christian Church situated in inner Melbourne (Australia). It is made up of clergy and lay-people from all walks of life. The Mission is a service to the general public, providing the ancient, traditional and Divine Services of the Orthodox Church in the English language.
Orthodox Christianity in English for All Australians
People of all backgrounds are welcome to attend and observe the Orthodox Christian Way of Life at the Mission. Our Lord, God and Saviour, Jesus Christ is Truth Himself: I am the Way, Truth and Life (John 14: 6). Sincere seekers of Truth who desire to enter into the Orthodox Christian Faith are welcome.
Holy Ascension is under the omophorion and canonical protection of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, Archbishop of Sydney, Australia and New Zealand of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia.
Livestreams of Divine Services in English
Friday 10 April
- Matins 6pm
Lazarus Saturday 11 April
- Epistle, Gospel, Synaxarion & Sermon 8:30AM
- Vigil with Palm Blessing 6pm
Palm Sunday 12 April
- Divine Liturgy 8:30AM
Orthodox Christian Life at Home
Holy Week & Pascha at Home
English language speaking Orthodox Church parish divine liturgy services in Melbourne