On the 26th of June 2021. the Youth of St. Paul’s Antiochian Orthodox Church in Woolloongabba Brisbane held a day retreat for the younger youth including mostly teenagers.

The topic was “Why”. Throughout the day, the talks were about why we do what we do as Orthodox Christians. There were discussions about liturgical aspects of the church as well as talks about moral issues while also touching on the basics of our faith.

The youth shared in activities as well as a Q+A session where the young youth were able to ask questions anonymously.

Glory to God, it was an enjoyable and spiritually enriching day involving the clergy of the church: Fr John Abdel-Karim, Fr James Savage, Fr Elia Abdel-Karim and Fr Athanasios.