“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”

Inaugural Christmas Lunch

Yesterday, Sunday 29 November 2020, we celebrated at the 1821 Greek restaurant, the inaugural Christmas lunch for our parish and community. As you can gauge by the laughter and happiness in the faces of all who attended, all we can say is that it was a hugely successful day. The committee and philoptohos together withContinue reading “Inaugural Christmas Lunch”

World Day on the Rights of the Child

Message from the Archbishop of Australia for the World Day on the Rights of the Child The 20th day of November has been assigned as World Day for the Rights of the Child. This day, as well as yesterday and tomorrow, and indeed every day of the year, all children, wherever they may be aroundContinue reading “World Day on the Rights of the Child”

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Blood Drive

Life depends on blood, so the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia are holding a blood drive to show our support and encourage our parishes across the state to donate. From 24 October to 15 December, we will give blood like life depends on it, because it does! Help us reach our goal of 300 livesContinue reading “Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Blood Drive”

OXI Day Celebration

Today, Sunday 25 October 2020, we celebrated OXI Day. Our Parishioners enjoyed listening and were moved by our young Sunday School children who recited poems in what is their second language Greek. A big thank you to Angela our Sunday School Teacher and the parents of all our children who helped prepare for this specialContinue reading “OXI Day Celebration”

Announcement from the Archdiocesan Council of the Holy Archdiocese of Australia

The Archdiocesan Council of the Holy Archdiocese of Australia met today, 29th September, 2020, in Sydney, under the Presidency of His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia and dealt with the issues on the agenda. After extensive deliberations, the members of the Archdiocesan Council unanimously resolved upon and hereby announce the following: Firstly, we praise theContinue reading “Announcement from the Archdiocesan Council of the Holy Archdiocese of Australia”

Feast Day of our Church

On the 17 September 2020 was the feast day of our church St Sophia and Three Daughters. We were proud and honoured to welcome Archbishop Makarios of Australia for the first time at the Great Vespers service.It was also a great blessing to have His Grace Bishop Emilianos of Meloa preside over Matins and DivineContinue reading “Feast Day of our Church”

The Opening of Our Centre Aisle.

Dear Spiritual Brothers & Sisters, It has been eight weeks since we were blessed by His Eminence Archbishop Makarios with the honour of taking over the reigns of our humble Parish. I have had the pleasure in leading our new dynamic Committee moving forward. Since our inaugural appointment we have secured a full time CaretakerContinue reading “The Opening of Our Centre Aisle.”