Beginning of our Sunday School year and the launch of our Orthodox Cafe & Bookstore

What a magnificent day, on Sunday 31 January 2021, as we celebrated the beginning of our Sunday School year and the launch of our Orthodox Cafe & Bookstore St Sophia. It was a great honour for our Parish and our Children that His Grace Bishop Emilianos of Meloa officiated on the Matins and Divine LiturgyContinue reading “Beginning of our Sunday School year and the launch of our Orthodox Cafe & Bookstore”

Australia Day Message

“… With each passing day, I come to the greater and deeper realization that it is a genuine blessing to live in an open, democratic, multicultural society in one of the most illustrious examples of mutual respect and understanding. And today, I believe, is an occasion to celebrate this important aspect of Australian society, recognizingContinue reading “Australia Day Message”

Commencement of Sunday School and Orthodox Cafe – Bookstore

We are pleased to announce that on Sunday 31 January 2021 His Grace Bishop Emilianos of Meloa Chancellor of The Greek Orthodox Archdioceses of Australia will be officiating the Matins, Divine Liturgy and the Agiasmo for the commencement of our Sunday School year and the launch of our new Fellowship for young adults – OrthodoxContinue reading “Commencement of Sunday School and Orthodox Cafe – Bookstore”

Australia Day Message

Message from His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia for Australia Day Since my arrival to Australia in June 2019, I have not, for a moment, stopped praising and thanking God who led my steps to this blessed land. I have already declared it, but I repeat it and absolutely mean it. With each passing day,Continue reading “Australia Day Message”

Archbishop Makarios Name-day

Today, when the Orthodox Church honours the memory of Saint Makarios, our local Church in Australia with one heart rejoices and is glad because our Shepherd, His Eminence Archbishop Makarios, celebrates his name-day for the second year as our Archbishop and our spiritual father. Since the arrival of His Eminence, we unceasingly praise the TriuneContinue reading “Archbishop Makarios Name-day”

Excursion to Taronga Zoo

St Anthony graced us today with not only beautiful weather but also with so many of our Parishioners in Church and at our first excursion the Zoo. Our day began with Sunday Liturgy and then proceeded to our first of many Church excursions of 2021. Just under 100 Parishioners came together to experience the wondersContinue reading “Excursion to Taronga Zoo”

“Feed the People”

Tonight, 23 December, we successfully launched our “Feed the People” program. It was amazing to see so many volunteers from our Parish who were eager to help.We shared 125 meals with a Christmas cheer to those in need. A big “thank you” 👏🏻👏🏻 to all our Donors who make events like this possible.May the blessingContinue reading ““Feed the People””

Melomakarona and Christmas cards

How wonderful it was to see so many of our youth involved in the making of our Melomakarona and Christmas cards yesterday. Our Church Hall was buzzing with excitement for this new initiative. A big thank you to all who helped organise and participate, and a special thank you to Panayioti Zoupantis for delivering someContinue reading “Melomakarona and Christmas cards”

Sunday School Christmas Concert

For the first time in many, many years, St Sophia and her 3 Daughters held their Sunday School Christmas Concert on Sunday 13 December. In as little as 6 months our Sunday School for the young and older Children has grown successfully. Angela and Eleni are wonderful Sunday School teachers and for this we thankContinue reading “Sunday School Christmas Concert”