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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TUESDAY 25
WEDNESDAY 26
THURSDAY 27
FRIDAY 28
SATURDAY 29
SUNDAY 30
Matins and Divine Liturgy
07.30 - 10.00am
Matins and Divine Liturgy
07.30 - 11.00am

Matins and Divine Liturgy
07.30 - 10.00am






TODAY'S SAINTS AND FEASTS
Xenia, Deaconess of Rome

Vavylas the Holy Martyr

Xenia of St. Petersburg, Fool-for-Christ

 




TODAY'S SCRIPTURE READINGS
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Calendar of Saints, Feasts and Holy Services
Don't miss a thing with our Calendar of Saints, Feasts and Holy Services.


Your Church is here for you
St Spyridon Church is here for you during the Covid lockdown and always.

Please do not hesitate to contact our Church on 9663 5147, 9662 7880 or admin@stspyridon.org.au should you wish to:

  • submit the names of your LIVING and DECEASED loved ones to be prayed for at the Holy Altar during the Divine Liturgy.
  • order FIVE LOAVES and submit your names to be read at the Artoklasia Service for the HEALTH of your family
  • have CANDLES lit at the Church for your loved ones
  • submit the NAMES of your loved ones to be read for HEALTH at the Paraklisis or Supplicatory Service to our Panayia on 2nd and 13th August
  • order a $20 LAMBADA (150 cm candle) to be lit every day during the “Fifteen Days of August” in honour of the Mother of our Lord
  • deliver your own or to order (approximately $30) a 4-litre can of pure OLIVE OIL for the lighting of the Church’s 14 oil lamps

  • May the Panayia Mother of our Lord intercede for our families.


    English Divine Liturgy Services
    The Divine Liturgy in ENGLISH is conducted at St Spyridon church on the first SATURDAY evening of each month from 6:30pm - 8.00 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.







     
    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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    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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    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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    Icon Gallery
    An Icon is a window into Heaven. Images have always played an important part in teaching Christians about their faith. View our new gallery of Daily Icons that you can download as well.
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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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