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
MONDAY 11
TUESDAY 12
WEDNESDAY 13
THURSDAY 14
FRIDAY 15
SATURDAY 16
SUNDAY 17
Spyridon the Wonderworker of Trymithous
Great Vespers conducted by His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos
07.30 - 09.00pm
Matins, Divine Liturgy and Procession of Holy Icon of St Spyridon celebrated by His Grace Bishop Seraphim of Apollonia
07.30 - 11.00am
Matins and Divine Liturgy
07.30 - 09.45am
Matins and Divine Liturgy
07.00 - 10.30am






TODAY'S SAINTS AND FEASTS
Daniel the Prophet & Ananias, Azarias, & Misail, the Three Holy Youths

Dionysios of Zakynthos

 




TODAY'S SCRIPTURE READINGS
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Feast of St Spyridon
On December 12th, the Orthodox Church celebrated the Feast of our Patron Saint, SPYRIDON the Miracle-Worker, Bishop of Trimythounda, blessed amongst the Holy Fathers of the Church.


St Spyridon Senior Fellowship on Tuesday evenings
Discover the beauty of Orthodoxy with St Spyridon Senior Fellowship led by Fr Steven in English. Fellowship is held on Tuesday evenings from 7.30 till 8.30 pm in the Parish Hall and is open to all adults - we look forward to seeing you there!


Program of Holy Services for December 2017
Download the English program and Greek program of Holy Services to be held at St Spyridon Church.


Like us on Facebook
St Spyridon Parish is using all possible means to reach out to its people which is why St Spyridon Parish has a Facebook page. And as many of you already know, our Parish Priest Fr Steven Scoutas is also on Facebook.







 
New! The Feast of the Nativity of Jesus
The Feast of the Nativity of Jesus, also known as Christmas, is one of the most joyful days of the Orthodox Church and commemorates that Jesus became a man and came into the world to save us.
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New! Feast of Epiphany What meaning does the annual repetition of the Feast of Epiphany on January the 6th have for our faith and for our Christian life? The recurrent celebration of Epiphany has a great spiritual significance and is not the mere commemoration of a historical event because in the Christian faith everything is present, here and now, for our Lord Jesus Christ is with us here and now, our inseparable Companion and Comforter.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Ever asked 'If God loves us, why does he allow suffering?' or 'Why do we light candles in the Church?'. Find out and more in our Frequently Asked Questions section.
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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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