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November 2023

His Eminence Metropolitan Basilios blesses The Good Shepherd Parish

November 21st, 2023|

His Eminence Metropolitan Basilios blesses The Good Shepherd Parish with his presence on the sixth anniversary of his election to the Archiepiscopacy. Parishioners and friends of The Good Shepherd Orthodox Church in Melbourne were blessed to have His Eminence Metropolitan Basilios visit on Sunday 19th November 2023. His Eminence [...]

The Archdiocese Annual Function 2023

November 21st, 2023|

On Friday, November 10th, 2023, the Antiochian community gathered to attend the Antiochian Archdiocese Annual Dinner. His Eminence Metropolitan Basilios was in attendance and opened the evening with a prayer. All NSW churches and a number of VIC parishioners were represented on the evening. The night focused on the [...]

A Golden Legacy Celebrated: ACOY NSW Honours St. John Chrysostom

November 14th, 2023|

Mays Hill, 12th November 2023: The Antiochian Orthodox Christian Youth (ACOY) of New South Wales recently gathered at St. Mary's Parish, Mays Hill, for an enriching evening honouring their patron Saint, St. John Chrysostom. This event not only celebrated the saint but also served as a vivid reminder of [...]

St Michael’s Feast Day 2023 – Kirrawee

November 9th, 2023|

Blessed Feast Day! With the blessing and the presence of His Eminence Metropolitan Basilios and the Clergy of NSW, St Michael Church in Kirrawee celebrated the Feasts of St Michael and St Nektarios on Wednesday 08 November 2023. The service was attended by the faithful from different parishes. St [...]

St Michael Monastery Anniversary 2023

November 7th, 2023|

On Saturday, November 4, 2023, the Antiochian Orthodox community celebrated the anniversary of the consecration of the St. Michael monastery in Goulburn. Parishioners from across all churches in NSW with the Rev. Fathers celebrated the Matins and divine Liturgy which was presided over by our chief shepherd Metropolitan Basilios. [...]

September 2023

Fr Isaac Wehbe and family welcomed to Victoria

September 25th, 2023|

With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Basilios, on Sunday the 24th of September, St. George’s Cathedral in Melbourne welcomed Reverend Father Isaac Wehbe, his wife Khouriyeh Nada, and their two children, Evangelos and Marina. Father Isaac was Balamand educated and belonged to the parish of St. Antonios in [...]

The Craft of Baking and Offering

September 25th, 2023|

On the 23rd of September, we were very blessed to have the presence of His Eminence Metropolitan Basilios at our final instalment of the Orthodox Crafts series, which was centred around the baking of prosphora. The day began with a prayer as our youth prepared the dough. This then [...]

Couples and families reconnect after 5 years

September 17th, 2023|

On Saturday, the 16th of September 2023, under the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Basilios, the Department of Family and Marriage held the first reunion of the couples of the pre-marriage course from 2018 and 2019. The reunion commenced with a Divine Liturgy and at the conclusion of the [...]

Living the Spiritual Life- Sayedna’s lesson to volunteers

September 11th, 2023|

On Saturday 9th September, Church school teacher volunteers across Australia were blessed and honoured to have His Eminence Metropolitan Basilios present the fourth session of the Basic Orthodox 101 course. There was a total of 28 teacher volunteers in attendance both face-to-face and online. His Eminence Basilios spoke about [...]

Celebrating 100 years of the beloved ‘Myrrh-Bearing Women’ guild

September 7th, 2023|

As part of the Centenary celebrations of St George Cathedral, the Myrrh Bearing Women Ladies Guild (SGMBW) held their High Tea in the Queen Victoria Building on August 31, 2023. The event was well attended, with the venue at capacity with 200 Ladies present to celebrate and share in [...]

August 2023

The Feast of Dormition of the Theotokos

August 17th, 2023|

On the occasion of the Dormition of the Theotokos, Mother of God, our faithful people and clergy from across our churches in NSW, they gathered around their chief shepherded Metropolitan Basilios in the church of the Holy Dormition- Mt. Pritchard to celebrate the vigil night service on the occasion of her [...]

His Eminence Prays the Paraklesis at St Mary’s Mt Pritchard

August 4th, 2023|

On Wednesday, 2nd August, our parish was blessed with a visit from His Eminence, our Father and chief shepherd, Metropolitan Basilios of Australia. In a word of nourishment and encouragement, for the souls of those in attendance, Sayedna spoke about the motherly love of The Ever Blessed Theotokos and [...]

His Eminence Metropolitan Basilios visits St Elias, Adelaide 2023

August 1st, 2023|

His Eminence Metropolitan Basilios of Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines visited St Elias Church Adelaide on the 28th of July 2023. The weekend was full of engagements attended by his Eminence. Firstly, conducting a meeting with our youth group and emphasising the importance of the church in our [...]

July 2023

An Official Opening of St. Nicholas Senior Care Centre

July 31st, 2023|

Amidst a picturesque sunset on Thursday, 27th July 2023, the suburb of Punchbowl in Sydney witnessed a momentous event—the grand inauguration of the state-of-the-art aged care facility, St. Nicholas Senior Care Centre, situated on Henry St. This remarkable occasion hosted by His Eminence, Metropolitan Basilios, was graced by the [...]


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