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Saint Anthony Coptic Orthodox Monastery, Heathcote, Victoria

Saint Anthony Coptic Orthodox Monastery

General Details

Type:
Monastery
Archdiocese:
Coptic Orthodox Church in Australia
Diocese:
Diocese of Melbourne and Affiliated Regions
Head Priest:
Fr. Titus El-Baramousy
Priest:
Fr. Matta El-Baramousy

Contact Details

Address:
Redburns Ln, Heathcote, Victoria, VIC 3523 Australia
Phone:
61 3 5433 3026
Fax:
61 3 5433 2279

Historical Details

History:
In August 1983, a 62 acre parcel of land was purchased in Heathcote, Victoria to establish a Monastery dedicated to St. Anthony, the Father of all monks. The first liturgy was celebrated on Monastery grounds in September 1986 under marquees. In November 1989, the Retreat House consisting of sixteen dormitories and a large hall was completed and officially opened by His Holiness Pope Shenouda III.

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