THE RUSSIAN ORTHODOX PARISH OF THE ARCHANGEL MICHAEL, BLACKTOWN

Australian and New Zealand Diocese (Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia)

RussianOrthodoxBiblex200A tireless servant of the Lord, Father Ilya Pijov, constructed a temporary throne and isconstasis. He decorated the yet unfinished in the walls of the Church with icons and with the permission of Archbishop Savva at the end of May 1959 conducted the first service of worship in the still unfinished church.