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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 »

Fire guts out Victoria’s Oldest Orthodox Christian Church

FIRE AT GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH IN EAST MELBOURNE CAUSES ESTIMATED $500,000 DAMAGE A fire at Victoria’s oldest Greek Orthodox church in East Melbourne, which forced the evacuation of about 200 people from nearby buildings, has caused an estimated $500,000 damage. Crews were called to the building on the corner of Victoria Parade and Lansdowne Street just after 1:30pm. The Metropolitan ... Read More »

Paschal Encyclical 2016: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia

STYLIANOS By the grace of God Archbishop of Australia To all the Clergy and devout faithful of our Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Brother Concelebrants and Beloved Children in the Lord, Christ is Risen! Having crossed the sea of Holy and Great Lent once again this year, we are all invited, as illumined children of the Church, to receive Christ from the ... 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 »


PASCHAL MESSAGE 2015 – GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF AUSTRALIA STYLIANOS By the grace of God Archbishop of Australia to all the Reverend Clergy and devout faithful of our holy Archdiocese. Brother Concelebrants and beloved children in the Lord, Christ is Risen! The period of mourning and cleansing in Great Lent has culminated, as every year, with Holy Week and the ... Read More »

The Annual Opening of the New Law Term for 2015

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, under the aegis of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of Oceania, hosted the 32nd Annual Opening of the Law Term for 2015 with a Pan-Orthodox Prayer Service held at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Sydney on Tuesday evening, 10 February 2015. Many notable participants, including clergy and lay, legal professionals from the ... Read More »

Orthodox Service to mark the Opening of the 2015 Legal Year

By Justice Emilios Kyrou – Neos Kosmos English Edition: 10 January 2015 On Tuesday 3 February 2015 at 9:00am an Eastern Orthodox service will be held at St Eustathios Greek Orthodox Church, 221 Dorcas Street South Melbourne, to mark the opening of the 2015 legal year. The service will be a collaboration of the Greek, Antiochian, Russian, Serbian and Romanian ... Read More »

Church sympathetic to AIDS sufferers

We realise the urgent need for proper education, says Bishop Seraphim     By John Pyrros – Neos Kosmos Saturday 26 July 2014 Melbourne played host to AIDS 2014 conference, bringing together the world’s leading experts on HIV/AIDS and others trying to bring an end to the deadly disease. But where does the Greek Orthodox Church stand on HIV/AIDS prevention, ... Read More »

M.O.L: Diasporan Greeks must focus on Diaspora

The following is a letter that Mode of Life sent off to various Greek Australian newspapers and news websites in response to questions regarding whether diasporan Greeks should have the vote in Greek elections. Of course there are similar discussions amongst other Orthodox Christian communities within Australia where the debate of whether Serbs, Bulgarians and so forth should have a ... Read More »