Welcome! ‘St Spyridon’ is a canonical Orthodox Church serving the spiritual and community needs of South East Sydney. It functions through the authority of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia under the jurisdiction of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople
. St Spyridon Parish is also responsible for the founding and continuing development of St Spyridon College.


For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son,
that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.
(John 3:16)


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  this week :: St Spyridon parish church services and activities
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TODAY'S SAINTS AND FEASTS
Phocas the Holy Martyr, Bishop of Sinope

Ezekiel the Prophet

Pelagia the Righteous of Tinos

Hannah the Righteous, mother of Samuel the Prophet

Trophimos & Theophilios and the 13 others martyred in Lycia

St. Anna of Levkadio

The Icons of the Most Holy Theotokos of Pochaev

Icon of the Mother of God "Joy of All That Sorrow"

 




TODAY'S SCRIPTURE READINGS
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St Spyridon Parish is using all possible means to reach out to its people and in the lead up to Easter, our Parish created a Facebook page.



As many of you already know, our Parish Priest Fr Steven Scoutas is also on Facebook.


Program of Holy Services for July 2014
Download the English program of Holy Services to be held at St Spyridon Church during July. If your parents or grandparents don't read English, why not surprise them by printing the Greek Program and giving it to them.


English Divine Liturgy Services
The Divine Liturgy in ENGLISH is conducted at St Spyridon church on the first SATURDAY evening of each month from 7 – 8.15 p.m. The next Divine Liturgy service in English will be Saturday, 2nd of August from 7pm.


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The Feast of Holy Pentecost
The Feast of Holy Pentecost is celebrated each year on the fiftieth day after the Great and Holy Feast of Pascha (Easter) and always on a Sunday.The Feast commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles on the day of Pentecost and the establishment of the Church through the preaching of the Apostles and the baptism of the thousands who on that day believed in the Gospel message of salvation through Jesus Christ.
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Twelve Apostles
Jesus Christ endowed His Church with Himself and His divine Message. He handed it down to His Apostles, who constituted His Church, to carry on with authority His Gospel, and He sent them to preach it and to baptize converts all over the world
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Orthodox Spirituality
The sources of Orthodox spirituality are the Holy Scriptures, sacred Tradition, the dogmatic definitions of the Ecumenical Synods, and the spiritual teachings of the Greek Orthodox Fathers. Orthodox spirituality is mainly expressed through prayer, daily Christian living, and worship, which ultimately lead to union with the divine uncreated Light.
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Who is Jesus Christ?
Who do we say that Jesus Christ is? Who is this Jesus Christ in whom we believe as baptised members of the Orthodox Church? Is Jesus Christ a mere man? Is He only God? Or is He rather, as the Orthodox Church teaches, both truly God and truly man.
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