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CHRISTMAS ENCYCLICAL 2013 – GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF AUSTRALIA

CHRISTMAS MESSAGE 2013  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 of the Church, Once again, we are preparing to celebrate Christmas and the other Feasts of the sacred Twelve Days following. Yet, the phenomena of international violence, together with crime of ... Read More »

HOLY CROSS MONASTERY OF MANGROVE MOUNTAIN – FOUNDATION STONE CEREMONY

INVITATION Beloved Orthodox Christians, We cordially invite you, your family and friends to attend the Foundation Stone Ceremony for the Main Church of Holy Cross monastery and its two side chapels dedicated to St Anthony the Great and St Irene Chrysovalantou. The foundation stone ceremony will be conducted by His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos on SATURDAY 7th December 2013. PROGRAMME Saturday, ... Read More »

Encyclical – St George’s Monastery

To the devout Reverend Clergy; The honourable Administrative Committees; And the Ladies’ Auxiliaries; Of the Parish-Communities; Of our Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia. Dearly beloved, You would have already been informed through the media about the enormous damage caused by the recent bushfires throughout New South Wales. Due to the strong winds, these fires could not be controlled completely by ... Read More »

$10 million donation for Estia

An anonymous Greek Australian donor writes history for the Estia Foundation and the Greek community in Australia Neos Kosmos – 3 Oct 2013 MAJA JOVIC An unprecedented amount of $10 million was donated to Estia Foundation by a single donor, at its fundraising dinner last Friday. In what will stay written in the history of Australia’s philanthropic organisations and Greek ... Read More »

Bribie Island Retreat and Recreation Centre will Open with a Splash!

Bookings are now available for all our Parishes and Communities throughout Australia OFFICIAL OPENING His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos will officially open the Bribie Island Retreat and Recreation Centre on 1st October 2013 in the presence of Federal, State and Local politicians together with other official guests and our youth from around Australia. This exciting and highly anticipated event will be part of the 10th Annual Youth ... Read More »

The Holy Monastery of Saint George and Panagia of Yellow Rock

By Andrew Mellas (Source: Greek-Australian Vema – September 2012) “Monasteries came into being even in the mountains and the desert was made a city by monks…” (Saint Athanasius, Life of Saint Antony). A declaration made many centuries ago about monks living in Egypt can echo through space and time, finding its way to the Antipodes, treading the soil of a ... Read More »

STATE HERITAGE PROTECTION FOR THE SEAT OF GREEK ORTHODOXY IN AUSTRALIA

(Source: Greek-Australia Vema – April 2012) Australia’s headquarter Greek Orthodox Cathedral has been listed on the State Heritage Register, the NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell announced. The listing of the Cathedral of the Annunciation of Our Lady coincides with Greek Orthodox Easter and National Heritage Week. The announcement was marked on Sunday April 15 at the end of the Easter Service ... Read More »

CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS AT BRIBIE ISLAND YOUTH CAMP

(Left to Right) John Panaretos, Costas Stratikopoulos, Archbishop Stylianos, Father Constantine Varipatis and Steve Costi inspect the model of the new youth facility in front of the chapel On Sunday September 30, Bribie Island Youth Camp was graced with a visit by His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos. His Eminence witnessed first-hand the progress on the site, which is a campus of ... Read More »