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Inter-Orthodox Vespers of Orthodoxy 17.03.2019

Inter-Orthodox Vespers of Orthodoxy 17.03.2019

Την Κυριακή 17η Μαρτίου 2019, 7 μ.μ., εις τον Ιερόν Ναόν του Αγίου Νικολάου Marrickville, ο Θεοφιλέστατος Επίσκοπος Απολλωνιάδος κ. Σεραφείμ χοροστάτησε στον Διορθόδοξο Εσπερινό της Κυριακής της Ορθοδοξίας εκπροσωπώντας τον Σεβασμιώτατον Αρχιεπίσκοπον Αυστραλίας κ.κ. Στυλιανόν συμπαραστατούμενος από τον Σεβ. Μητροπολίτη κ. Βασίλειο (Πατριαρχείο Αντιοχείας), Ιερείς των άλλων Ορθοδόξων δικαιοδοσιών και την συμμετοχή όλου του Ιερού Κλήρου της πόλεως Σύδνεϋ.

On Sunday 17th March 2019, 7 pm, at the Greek Orthodox Parish of St. Nicholas Marrickville, His Grace Bishop Seraphim of Apollonias presided at the Inter-Orthodox Vespers of Orthodoxy, on behalf of His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos of Australia, assisted by His Eminence Metropolitan Basilios (Antiochian Orthodox Church), Priests of other Orthodox jurisdictions and with the participation of all our Clergy in Sydney.
At the end of the Service, a Procession of the Holy Icons took place inside the Church, after which “The Synodikon” of the 7th Ecumenical Council was read out in various languages.

The MARCH edition of VEMA is available in Greek and English!

The MARCH edition of VEMA is available in Greek and English!

Εκδόθηκε το τεύχος του ΜΑΡΤΙΟΥ της δίγλωσσης μηνιαίας εφημερίδας, της Ιεράς Αρχιεπισκοπής Αυστραλίας, ΤΟ ΒΗΜΑ.

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Vespers Service of Forgiveness 10.03.2019

Vespers Service of Forgiveness 10.03.2019

Την Κυριακή 10 Μαρτίου 7μμ, ὁ Θεοφιλέστατος Επίσκοπος Ἀπολλωνιάδος κ. Σεραφείμ, χοροστάτησε καί κήρυξε καταλλήλως εις τόν Καθεδρικόν Ιερόν Ναόν του Ευαγγελισμού της Θεοτόκου, Redfern, κατά τον Κατανυκτικόν Εσπερινόν της Συγχωρήσεως, εκπροσωπών τον Σεβασμιώτατον Αρχιεπίσκοπον Αυστραλίας κ.κ. Στυλιανόν, επ’ ευκαιρία της εισόδου εις την Αγία και Μεγάλη Τεσσαρακοστή.

On Sυnday 10 March 7pm at the Cathedral of “The Annunciation of Our Lady,” Redfern, His Grace Bishop Seraphim of Apollonias presided at the Vespers Service of Forgiveness on behalf of His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos of Australia.

THE GOBE AWARD CEREMONY FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE HSC 2018 20.02.2019

THE GOBE AWARD CEREMONY FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE HSC 2018 20.02.2019

The Greek Orthodox Board of Education of our Archdiocese in Australia this evening presented the 6th Annual Award Ceremony for Excellence in the previous year’s Higher School Certificate exams by students of our Greek Orthodox Day Schools in New South Wales.

The much anticipated event was held in the Great Hall of St Andrew’s Theological College on Wednesday 20th February 2019. The keynote address was given by His Grace Bishop Seraphim of Apollonia, representing His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos, whilst the Consul General for Greece in Sydney, the Hon. Christos Karas, spoke on the importance of the Greek language. The Master of Ceremonies for the evening was Mrs Amelia Katsogiannis.

Representing St Spyridon Parish at this prestigious event were our Parish Priest Father Steven Scoutas, the President of the Parish Board Dr Thomas Savoulis, the Head of College Mrs Efrosini Stefanou, the Deputy Head of College Mrs Amelia Katsogiannis, the Principal of the Junior School Mrs Aristea Synesios, together with teachers, students and parents of St Spyridon College.

Students from the three Archdiocesan schools, St Spyridon College, St Euphemia College and All Saints Grammar, achieved excellent results in the 2018 public exams and were rewarded appropriately by the Board of Education.

The Top Achiever of the Archdiocese this year was student Rhea Tsimboukis from St Spyridon College with an Australian Tertiary Admission Ranking (ATAR) of 99.60.

Congratulations to the students from all three Colleges in NSW who were recognized either as Top Achievers in Year, or as Top Achievers in Course, or as HSC All Rounders, or as Distinguished Achievers, or for Excellence in HSC.

The gratitude of the GOBE was expressed to the donors and sponsors who have been supporting the Award Ceremony for the past six years, as well as the women of the Central Philoptochos Committee who served the attendees with their usual warmth.

THE GREEK ORTHODOX DAY SCHOOLS SYSTEM IS THRIVING IN AUSTRALIA, BY GOD’S GRACE

(Very Rev. Steven Scoutas)

Ordination to the Holy Diaconate by His Grace Bishop Seraphim of Apollonias on Sunday 17 February 2019 17.02.2019

Ordination to the Holy Diaconate by His Grace Bishop Seraphim of Apollonias on Sunday 17 February 2019 17.02.2019

With the Blessings of His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos Primate of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, on Sunday 17 February 2019 at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of “The Annunciation of Our Lady” at Redfern, His Grace Bishop Seraphim of Apollonias, served the Divine Liturgy and Ordained to the Holy Diaconate, graduate and faculty member of Saint Andrews Greek Orthodox Theological College Mr Anthony Papantoniou. During the Ordination service the new Deacon received the name Amphilochios after Saint Amphilochios (Makris) of Patmos who is commemorated on the 16th of April.

15-27 Σεπτεμβρίου 2019 – Προσκύνημα στα Ιεροσόλυμα στην Κωνσταντινούπολη και Παναγία Σουμελά Τραπεζούντας

15-27 Σεπτεμβρίου 2019 – Προσκύνημα στα Ιεροσόλυμα στην Κωνσταντινούπολη και Παναγία Σουμελά Τραπεζούντας

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia is delighted to announce that a 15 day pilgrimage to the Holy Land, Constantinople and Panagia Soumela will take place between the 15th – 27th of September 2019.

With the blessings of His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos, the pilgrimage will be led by His Grace Bishop Seraphim of Apollonias.

For more information please contact Premium Holidays
(02) 9241 3211 email: info@premiumholidays.com.au

The FEBRUARY edition of VEMA is available in Greek and English!

The FEBRUARY edition of VEMA is available in Greek and English!

Εκδόθηκε το τεύχος του ΦΕΒΡΟΥΑΡΙΟΥ της δίγλωσσης μηνιαίας εφημερίδας, της Ιεράς Αρχιεπισκοπής Αυστραλίας, ΤΟ ΒΗΜΑ.

Μπορείτε να διαβάσετε ή και να κατεβάσετε την εφημερίδα πατώντας στον σύνδεσμο:  2019 VEMA February
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2019 Law Term Doxology Service officiated by  His Grace Bishop Seraphim of Apollonias. 05.02.2019

2019 Law Term Doxology Service officiated by His Grace Bishop Seraphim of Apollonias. 05.02.2019

On behalf of his Eminence Archbishop Stylianos, His Grace Bishop Seraphim of Apollonias officiated the 36th Annual Pan-Orthodox Doxology Service marking the commencement of the 2019 Law Term, in the presence of the Chief Justice of NSW, the Hon. Tom Bathurst AC and many other members of the legal profession.

The service took place on Tuesday, 5 February 2019 at 6:30 pm at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of The Annunciation of Our Lady at Redfern, NSW.

Μακεδονία Ξακουστή – Εθνικός Ύμνος – ΣΟΝΕ

Μακεδονία Ξακουστή – Εθνικός Ύμνος – ΣΟΝΕ

Συμφωνική Ορχήστρα Νέων Ελλάδος – Youth Symphony Orchestra of Greece 🇬🇷

Μακεδονία Ξακουστή – Εθνικός Ύμνος – ΣΟΝΕ

 

– Γυναικεία Χορωδία “Νηρηίδες” Δήμου Παλαιού Φαλήρου
(Μουσική Διδασκαλία: Κατερίνα Βασιλικού)

– Γυναικεία Χορωδία ”Καλλιτεχνήματα” Κερατσινίου
(Μουσική Διδασκαλία: Μαρία Μιχαλοπούλου)

– Παιδική Χορωδία Ι.Ν. Αγ. Βαρβάρας Αργυρούπολης
(Μουσική Διδασκαλία: Λώρα Πετροπούλου)

– Παιδική Χορωδία Αιγινίου “Canto Olympus”
(Μουσική Διδασκαλία: Μιχάλης Καριοφυλλίδης)

– ”Αγγέλων Φωνές”: Παιδική – Νεανική Χορωδία Ι. Μ. Σερρών & Νιγρίτης
(Μουσική Διδασκαλία: Μαρία Κουβακλή)

– Παιδική – Νεανική Χορωδία Πολιτιστικού Συλλόγου Αθανασίου Χριστόπουλου Καστοριάς
(Μουσική Διδασκαλία: Δημήτρης Θεοδωράκης)

– Παιδική – Νεανική Χορωδία της ΣΟΝΕ
(Μουσική Διδασκαλία: Ευάγγελος Αραμπατζής)

Σολίστ: Σταύρος Σαλαμπασόπουλος, Νικόλας Σαββίδης, Άσπα Μαυρίδου, Έλενα Τιτίρλα

Διεύθυνση: Ευάγγελος Αραμπατζής / Evaggelos Arabatzis – Ευάγγελος Αραμπατζής

The JANUARY edition of VEMA is available in Greek and English!

The JANUARY edition of VEMA is available in Greek and English!

Εκδόθηκε το τεύχος του ΙΑΝΟΥΑΡΙΟΥτης δίγλωσσης μηνιαίας εφημερίδας, της Ιεράς Αρχιεπισκοπής Αυστραλίας, ΤΟ ΒΗΜΑ.

Μπορείτε να διαβάσετε ή και να κατεβάσετε την εφημερίδα πατώντας στον σύνδεσμο:  2019 VEMA January
Click on the following link to view and download the edition: 2019 VEMA January