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.


As we face the extraordinary circumstances of the Corona epidemic together, and in view of the very strict regulations imposed by the Australian Government, St Spyridon Parish is live-streaming the main Services through Facebook or YouTube. Let us remain united with love and this crisis will pass.

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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Matins and Divine Liturgy
07.30 - 09.45am






TODAY'S SAINTS AND FEASTS
Nahum the Prophet

Philaret the Merciful of Amnia

Ananias the Persian

Holy Father Theocletus the Wonderworker, Archbishop of Lacedaemonia

Our Holy Fathers Ananius and Solochon, Archbishops of Ephesus

 




TODAY'S SCRIPTURE READINGS
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Orthodox Renewal Symposium
St Spyridon Parish in conjunction with St Andrew's Theological College is holding talks at St Spyridon Church in English, 7.30pm each Thursday evening from 22 October 2020 till 26 November 2020. Download the full schedule of talks here.

On Thursday, 26 November 2020 the final talk of this year's Symposium will be given by His Eminence Archbishop Makarios - Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church of Australia. Titled "Bioethics - the emerging frontier from an Orthodox standpoint" it is not to be missed!

In conformity with Covid regulations, please register your attendance by calling the St Spyridon Church Office on 9663 5147. The talks will also be live-streamed through Facebook and YouTube.

Missed one of the talks from the Symposium? Watch the videos here.


Livestreaming of Services
As we face the extraordinary circumstances of the Corona epidemic together, and in view of the very strict regulations imposed by the Australian Government, St Spyridon Parish is live-streaming the main Services through Facebook or YouTube. Let us remain united with love and this crisis will pass.


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.

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.







 
St Spyridon the Miracle-Worker
On December 12th, the Orthodox Church celebrates the Feast of our Patron Saint, SPYRIDON the Miracle-Worker, Bishop of Trimythounda, blessed amongst the Holy Fathers of the Church.
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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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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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