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Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia: Paschal Encyclical 2018

STYLIANOS By the grace of God Archbishop of Australia to the Reverend Clergy and the devout Faithful of our Holy Archdiocese ************* Brother Concelebrants and Beloved children in the Lord, Christ is Risen! “Today a sacred Pascha has been revealed to us; a Pascha new and holy, a Pascha mystical, a Pascha all-venerable, Pascha, the Redeemer Christ himself; a Pascha ... Read More »

St Nikolai of Ochrid and Zhica Celebrated in Wacol

On Sunday, 19th March 2017, the parish Serbian school, Folklore Ensemble “Kosovski Božuri”, and Serbian Orthodox Youth Association (SOYA) celebrated their Slava St. Nikolai Velimirović, bishop of Ochrid and Zhicha. The Feast Day was enriched by the amount of youth of all ages who together with father Velibor and father Staniša cut the Slava bread. During the distribution of nafora, ... Read More »

6th Episcopal Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of Oceania

The members of the 6th Episcopal Assembly of Oceania met in the Central Offices of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia in Redfern, Sydney, on Thursday 8th December 2016 under the ex officio chairmanship of His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos of Australia. Once again this Assembly provided the opportunity for the Hierarchs to recognise and reinforce their unity in the Orthodox faith. Present were: ... Read More »


During the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy officiated in the Cathedral of Holy Archangel Michael in Belgrade by Serbian Patriarch Irinej and concelebrating Hierarchs, the new Serbian Bishop of Australia-New Zealand Siluan (Mrakic) was consecrated Bishop. The Primate of the Church concelebrated with 21 Hierarchs, a large number of priests and deacons. The responses were sung by the First Belgrade Singing Society. ... Read More »

St Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Theological College: 30th Anniversary Celebrations

St Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Theological College celebrated the thirtieth anniversary of its establishment in 1986 with two special events. The first was an official dinner held at the invitation of His Eminence at the Cyren Restaurant, Darling Harbour, on 28 February, that welcomed more than 400 people from parishes, communities, schools and organisations across NSW. In addition to His Eminence, ... Read More »

Doxology to mark the commencement of the new Academic Year

On 18 February, St Andrew’s Theological College commenced its thirty-first academic year with its annual Doxology Service in the College Chapel of St John the Evangelist and Theologian. The service was officiated by the Dean, His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos of Australia. At the conclusion of the service, His Eminence welcomed the Sub-Dean, His Grace Bishop Seraphim of Apollonias, the faculty ... Read More »

Opening of the Law Term Service in NSW

On Tuesday 16 February 2016, at the Cathedral of the “Annunciation of our Lady”, His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos conducted the Service for the Opening of the Law Term 2016 in NSW. Dignitaries present were: His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church of Australia His Grace Bishop Irinej of the Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Australia and New Zealand ... Read More »