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 18
TUESDAY 19
WEDNESDAY 20
THURSDAY 21
FRIDAY 22
SATURDAY 23
SUNDAY 24
The Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple
Matins and Divine Liturgy
07.30 - 09.45am
Vespers
04.00 - 05.00pm

Matins and Divine Liturgy
07.00 - 10.30am
Short Course in Orthodox Studies
07.30 - 09.00pm






TODAY'S SAINTS AND FEASTS
The Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple

 




TODAY'S SCRIPTURE READINGS
 news and events    focus on the faith

Short Course in Orthodox Studies
'A SHORT COURSE IN ORTHODOX STUDIES’ is again being organized as an initiative of ‘St Spyridon’ Parish in collaboration with St Andrew’s Theological College. This year’s series will be held 7.30pm – 9.00 pm WEDNESDAY evenings from October 30th till December 4th, 2019. Download this year's programme here.

On Wednesday 20th November, Dr Philip Kariatlis is presenting "WHO DO YOU SAY I AM?” - JESUS. The lectures are free and in English so simply turn up! We look forward to seeing you.

Missed a talk? Watch them here on demand.


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


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 – 8.30 p.m. The next Divine Liturgy service in English is Saturday, 7 December 2019 from 7pm.

Can’t make it to the Saturday evening services? Download and save the mp3 of the Divine Liturgy Service in English recorded 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! All-holy Virgin Mary
"All generations shall call me blessed." The veneration of the All-holy Virgin Mary will live throughout all generations and tribes, and the Mother of the Lord is, before God, higher than all the saints of heaven.
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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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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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