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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TODAY'S SAINTS AND FEASTS
Spyridon the Wonderworker of Trymithous

Herman the Wonderworker of Alaska & First Saint of America

Holy New Martyr Peter the Aleut

 




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Feast of St Spyridon
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.

On the eve of St Spyridon's Feast Day, 11th December at 7.30 p.m, the Vespers Service (Esperinos) will be conducted by His Eminence Metropolitan Seraphim of Sevastia. Following the Vespers Service and the Blessing of the Five Loaves (Artoklasia), St Spyridon Parish offered the annual Celebratory Dinner in the Church Hall as our hospitality to all the faithful present on the evening.


Short Course in Orthodox Studies
'A Short Course in Orthodox Studies’ was held every Wednesday evening in ENGLISH from October 30th till November 27th 2019. St Spyridon Parish offers its deepest gratitude to this year's speakers and heartfelt thanks to all who attended.

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.


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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! 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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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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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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