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Queensland honours fallen officers

Ceremony held at the Greek Orthodox church of St Anna in Bundall Queensland Police Service honoured 140 fallen officers at a memorial held at the Greek Orthodox Church Of St Anna in Bundall, last week. Constable Brett Irwin was amongst the fallen, shot dead on his first night shift during a routine arrest. The 33-year-old police officer was executing a ... Read More »

Serbian Parish celebrates Patronal Feast in Peats Ridge

On Sunday, 13 September 2015, the Central Coast Serbian Orthodox Mission Parish celebrated its patronal feast day, the Synaxis of the Serbian Saints, in Peats Ridge. Leading them in worship was His Grace the Right Reverend Bishop Irinej, who heads the Serbian Orthodox Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand, headquartered in Alexandria, Sydney. The community was joined by many friends ... Read More »

St Andrew’s Orthodox Theological College Graduation Doxology

On Thursday 14 May 2015, the Thanksgiving Service for graduates of St Andrew’s Orthodox Theological College was celebrated at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation of Our Lady Theotokos (Redfern NSW). The evening’s proceedings began with a Doxological Service chanted by students, past and present. His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos, as Dean, recited a benediction over the graduates and conferred ... Read More »

Oakleigh Grammar principal renews contract

NEOS KOSMOS Mark Robertson will stay with the school for another five years Oakleigh Grammar Principal, Mark Robertson, signed a five year contract this week following positive appraisal of his leadership at the school over the past four years. Appointed in 2011, Robertson’s initial role was to manage the successful implementation of Oakleigh Grammar’s 2011-2015 strategic plan, which included changes ... Read More »

40th Anniversary of His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos as head of the Greek Orthodox Church in Australia

The 40th anniversary since the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate elected and enthroned His Eminence as Archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Church in this continent was celebrated on May 15, 2015. Over 800 faithful from every State across Australia attended the Official Dinner in Sydney. The event was honoured with the presence of the official representative of His All ... Read More »


For 55 years the Parish & Community of St Ioannis (St John the Forerunner) has been at 11 Hassall St, Parramatta. Parramatta is the rapidly developing second CBD of Sydney. Our Church is surrounded by high rise apartments and office towers, and new ones are constantly being built around us. Our Parish has the desire to expand its services. Of ... Read More »

St John’s Community Care opens in Townsville

The centre provides services to enhance the quality of life of the aged and assist younger people with intellectual and physical disabilities 5 May 2015 – Neos Kosmos Newspaper St John’s Community Care officially opened its doors in Townsville last Saturday 18 April, with a blessing from the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia. Participating in the ribbon cutting ceremony were ... Read More »

Official Opening of the Taigum Child Care Centre

On Sunday 8th February 2015, His Grace Bishop Seraphim officially opened the St Paraskevi Child Care Centre and unveiled the Friendship Garden plaque at the Parish of St Paraskevi in Taigum, Queensland. The Child Care Centre is a not-for-profit activity of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia and has capacity to hold up to 94 children. The Centre opened its ... Read More »