Orthodox Metropolitanate 

of Hong Kong and South East Asia

The Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong was founded with the decision of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople in 1996 after being detached from the Orthodox Metropolitanate of New Zealand. In the same year it was recognized by the Government of Hong Kong.

The Nativity Fast Begins... November 15th

important announcement

On Sunday, November 29, 2020, the Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at 10.00-11.00 am at Saint Luke Orthodox Cathedral in Hong Kong.

There is no prescribed number who can attend the Sunday worship but according to the amended Cap. 599G, religious gatherings held at any premises constructed or regularly used as a place of worship (including a church, monastery or nunnery, mosque, synagogue or temple) will be exempted from prohibition of group gathering starting from 2 October, on the conditions that measures must be in place for restricting the number of participants in the activity to not more than 50% of the number of persons that may normally be accommodated on the premises and no food or drink is served (except food or drink as part of a religious ritual). 

We ask for your cooperation to keep everyone safe:

  1.  If you are ill or have a fever, do NOT attend service.
  2. Face covering:
    a. The laity must wear a facemask or similar covering of the mouth and nose at all times.
    b. The face covering must be removed when receiving Holy Communion.

We will try to broadcast Live the Divine Liturgy on our Facebook Page Saint Luke Orthodox Cathedral Hong Kong

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The Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia carries out missionary work offering the testimony of the Orthodox faith, supporting the Orthodox Christians, foreigners and locals, who live in South East Asia, and presents dynamic activation on the fields of the social welfare, health and education.

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