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Mode of Life responds to inaccuracies regarding Valentine’s Day

INTRODUCTORY THOUGHTS Not too recently, the Neos Kosmos English Edition published a rather tedious article about Valentine’s Day by a certain Nelly Skoufatoglou. The article in question, interviewed various members of Melbourne’s Greek community about how they viewed or celebrated “Valentine’s Day”. And of course one got an appreciation of differing views, most of which expressed the thought that Valentine’s Day ... Read More »

The Three Hierarchs

Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian and renowned John of the Golden Speech, patron saints of all Orthodox students DEAN KALIMNIOU – NEOS KOSMOS ENGLISH EDITION – 31 JANUARY 2015 In the top drawer of my desk resides a stained chromolithograph icon of the Three Hierarchs. This was given to me by my grandmother when I was studying for my ... 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 »

The Fantasy and Falseness of Russell Crowe’s film – “The Water Diviner”

THE WATER DIVINER: FANTASY NOT HISTORY By Dr Panayiotis Diamadis – Neos Kosmos English Edition: Saturday 10 January 2015 “Satan’s army: the dark side of The Water Diviner”, “Bizarre”, “Disgusting”, “Lies” and “Disgraceful”. –These are some of the responses to the depiction of Hellenes and Orthodox Christians in The Water Diviner, screenplay and novel by Andrew Anastasios and associates. Anastasios ... Read More »


Marriage breakdowns shut out grandparents from seeing their grandchildren 22 May 2014 – Neos Kosmos Newspaper HELEN VELISSARIS Maria* hasn’t seen her granddaughter for more than a year. She sits, nervously crumpling the papers in her hands, trying to get the words out. Her granddaughter is the only living connection she has to her son. He passed away four years ... Read More »

Tamata (Offerings)

The recent theft of hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of jewellery and other votive items from the monastery of Panayia Kamariani shocked members of the Greek community DEAN KALIMNIOU – 25 Aug 2014 NEOS KOSMOS The recent theft of hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of jewellery and other votive items dedicated to the Panayia from the monastery of Panayia ... Read More »

Logic Begins With Eros

“If I must say whether or not God exists, I am closer to His truth when saying that He does not exist, since God is something entirely different from that which I recognise as existence.” 14 Aug 2014 – Neos Kosmos NICK TRAKAKIS This month I wish to present an article by Christos Yannaras, one of Greece’s leading intellectuals and ... 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 »

Box Hill gets $600,000 to build new centre

Author: Penni Pappas Source: http://neoskosmos.com/news/en/box-hill-600000-to-build-new-centre Published in Neos Kosmos English Edition Newspaper – Saturday 26 January The Greek Orthodox Community of Box Hill and Districts has received a $600,000 grant from the Victorian Government to construct a new community centre for members, and the greater community of Box Hill. The grant was issued as part of the governments 2012-13 Major ... Read More »