Very Rev Fr Nicholas Karipoff
Phone: 0418 546 911
Father Nicholas studied history and philology at the University of New South Wales before attending Jordanville seminary (USNY).
He was ordained on 7 April 1981.
As well as ministry and administrative duties, Father Nicholas Karipoff runs the Theology classes, is the director of the Russian school and teaches theology online at the Saint Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Institute.
Very Rev Fr Nicholas Dalinkiewicz
(03) 9362 1289
Father Nicholas Dalinkiewicz has an engineering and management qualification. He received his theological training in Melbourne.
He was ordained on 12 Feb 1984.
Father Nicholas is the pastor of Warrnambool mission church and is currently researching and writing a book on the question of science and faith.
Very Rev Fr Peter Sheko
(03) 9435 6806
Father Peter has a background in civil engineering. He studied at the seminary in Jordanville, New York, before being appointed rector of the Protection Cathedral in Cabramatta, Sydney.
In 1998, he returned to his home city, Melbourne, and has been serving at our parish since.
Father Alexander Abramoff
Phone: (03) 9415 6444
Mobile: 0419 519 027
Alex Abramoff runs home and community care through the Russian Ethnic Representative Council, as well as community development programs.
Deacon Father Mark Woloszyn
Phone: 0418 177 406
Father Mark completed a Bachelor of Theology at St.Andrew's Greek Orthodox Theological College in 2012. He went on to receive a Graduate Diploma in Classics and Archaeology at Melbourne University in 2013. He also holds a Masters in Theology (focused on Biblical Studies and Archaeology), from the Catholic Theological College, Melbourne, which he completed in 2015.
Father Mark was ordained to the diaconate 29th March, 2015.