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 19
TUESDAY 20
WEDNESDAY 21
THURSDAY 22
FRIDAY 23
SATURDAY 24
SUNDAY 25
Sunday after Holy Cross
Matins and Divine Liturgy
07.30 - 09.45am
Matins and Divine Liturgy
07.30 - 09.45am
Matins and Divine Liturgy
07.30 - 09.45am
Matins and Divine Liturgy
07.00 - 10.30am






TODAY'S SAINTS AND FEASTS
Euphrosyne of Alexandria

Paphnoutios the Martyr & his 546 Companions in Egypt

Our Righteous Father Sergius of Radonezh

 




TODAY'S SCRIPTURE READINGS
Mark 16:9-20

2 Corinthians 1:21-24; 2:1-4

Luke 5:1-11

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Updated! Program of Holy Services for September 2016
Download the English program of Holy Services to be held at St Spyridon Church during September. 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 September 2016 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! The All-Holy Virgin Mary
The veneration of the Mother of the Lord is of the same order as the veneration of all the saints, and shares with it a common foundation; excepting only that among the saints, the Most Holy Virgin Mary naturally occupies the first place and stands higher than them all.
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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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