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 25
TUESDAY 26
WEDNESDAY 27
THURSDAY 28
FRIDAY 29
SATURDAY 30
SUNDAY 31
Holy Protection of the Theotokos
Matins and Divine Liturgy
07.30 - 10.00am
Matins and Divine Liturgy
07.30 - 10.00am
Matins and Divine Liturgy
07.30 - 10.00am
Matins and Divine Liturgy and Doxology Service for Greek National OHI Day
07.00 - 11.15am






TODAY'S SAINTS AND FEASTS
Athanasius, Patriarch of Constantinople

Holy Protection of the Theotokos

Our Righteous Father Steven the Sabbaite

Holy Martyrs Terrence and Eunice

Angelis, Manuel, George, & Nicholas, New Martyrs of Crete

 




TODAY'S SCRIPTURE READINGS
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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.


    Program of Holy Services for October 2021
    Download the English program of Holy Services during October 2021 to be held at St Spyridon Church. During the Covid lockdown, St Spyridon Parish is live-streaming the main Services through Facebook or YouTube.


    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.







     
    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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    The Holy Prophet Elijah
    Because Elijah did not die the death of a mortal but was elevated to Heaven by the hand of God, he was a man of God much as the mighty Moses and was a major prophet of God. Elijah is revered as a Saint in the Orthodox Church and is commemorated on July 20.
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    The Feast of Holy Pentecost
    The Feast of Holy Pentecost is celebrated each year on the fiftieth day after the Great and Holy Feast of Pascha (Easter) and always on a Sunday.The Feast commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles on the day of Pentecost and the establishment of the Church through the preaching of the Apostles and the baptism of the thousands who on that day believed in the Gospel message of salvation through Jesus Christ.
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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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    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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