Χριστός Ανέστη! Christ is Risen!
Αληθώς Aνέστη! Truly He is Risen!

Christ is risen from the dead, by death trampling on death,
and granting life to those in the tombs.

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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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SUNDAY 30
Holy Myrrhbearers Sunday






TODAY'S SAINTS AND FEASTS
Mark the Apostle & Evangelist

New Martyrs Emmanuel, Theodore, Gregory, Michael and the other Gregory at Macre of Alexandropoulos

 




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

Easter Messages
Read the Patriarchal Encyclical For Holy Pascha 2017 from His All Holiness, Bartholomew, Archbishop of Constantinople, New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch and the Holy Easter Encyclical from His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in Australia.


Program of Holy Services for Holy Week 2017
Download the English program and Greek program of Holy Services to be held at St Spyridon Church during Holy Week.


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 is Saturday, 6 May 2017 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! Holy Week
One's beliefs constitute his being; the more our beliefs are true and firm, the more purposeful meaning life has. Remembrance of the events of Holy Week, the last week in the life of Jesus Christ, has a practical appeal to the heart of the Christian believer.
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New! Great and Holy Feast of Pascha
On the Great and Holy Feast of Pascha, Orthodox Christians celebrate the life-giving Resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. This feast of feasts is the most significant day in the life of the Church. It is a celebration of the defeat of death, and in this victory that came through the Cross, Christ offers us restoration, transformation, and eternal life.
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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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