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.


The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God the Father,
and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you all"

(2 Corinthians 13:14)

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TODAY'S SAINTS AND FEASTS
Holy Thursday

Symeon the Holy Martyr & Bishop of Persia

Makarios, Bishop of Corinth

Agapetos of Rome

 




TODAY'S SCRIPTURE READINGS
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Marriage Preparation Seminars
Marriage Preparation Seminars for 2014 will be held across 2 days in April, July and November at the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, 242 Cleveland Street Redfern. Covering a broad range of topics from roles within a marriage to legal, financial and medical matters, it is a great introduction for all newly weds and those preparing for their wedding.

Find out more here and download the registration form here.


Updated! Program of Holy Services for Holy Week
Download the English program of Holy Services to be held at St Spyridon Church during Holy Week. 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, 3rd of May from 7pm.


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New! Holy Week
One's beliefs constitute his being; the more our beliefs are true and firm, the more purposeful meaning life has. Remembrance of the events of Holy Week, the last week in the life of Jesus Christ, has a practical appeal to the heart of the Christian believer.
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Fasting
The primary aim of Fasting is to make us conscious of our dependence upon God. Yet it would be misleading to speak only of weariness and hunger. Abstinence leads, not merely to this, but also to a sense of lightness, wakefulness, freedom and joy.
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Great Lent
Great Lent before Easter is when the Christian participates fully in preparing himself to praise and glorify his God as Lord and Saviour. During the period of the Great Lent the awakening of the spirit of man comes about through inspiration from the Head of the Church, Jesus Christ. It is a time of self-examination and preparation, and of taking an inventory of one's inner life.
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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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