25th March Celebration

On Sunday 28 March we celebrated 25th March the Anniversary of 200 years of Independence. It is a double celebration with The Annunciation of Our most Holy Theotokos the Mother of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. It was beautiful to see our children in the Greek national costumes enthusiastic and patriotic. A memorable dayContinue reading “25th March Celebration”

25th March Message of His Eminence

God-loving Brethren, beloved fathers and my beloved children, Today, our Church celebrates the momentous event of the Annunciation of the Theotokos, that is, the announcement to the Virgin Mary by Archangel Gabriel of the joyful message of the Incarnation of our Lord. We refer to a joyful message precisely because we know that the IncarnationContinue reading “25th March Message of His Eminence”

Message from His Eminence on International Women’s Day

For the whole Christian world and especially for us Orthodox Christians, the holiest and most respected human person is Panagia, the Virgin Mary. We respect, honour and express our gratitude to the Most Holy Theotokos, who contributed to the fulfillment of the divine Incarnation and, through it, paved the way for our salvation. Praising andContinue reading “Message from His Eminence on International Women’s Day”

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”

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”