On Thursday, 26th July, under the patronage and attendance of his Eminence Metropolitan Basilios Kodseie, the ladies of the Archdiocese in NSW gathered at the St Nicholas hall for their Annual Lunch. It was in an ambience of love and joy that the lunch was served. Surrounded by the clergy of NSW, His Eminence gave a message pertaining to the church in general and to the ladies in particular. He talked about Mary and Martha and how the church needs both of them in order for the body to function. He stressed that as long as we use the talent that it is given [...]
Sixth Sunday after Pentecost- The healing of the paralytic This article is also available in Arabic (use language switcher at the top of the page) On the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost; we read the Evangelical words from Matthew Chapter Nine Verses 1-8, where Matthew describes the miracle of the healing of the paralytic whose sins the Lord forgave before granting him healing of the body. The Gospel begins with the return of Jesus to His city (Capernaum), which was the centre of His ministry. There, a paralytic was brought by his friends to the Lord in faith and confidence to [...]
Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His Holy Ones “Psalm 116:15" The Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese in Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines His Eminence Metropolitan Basilios (Kodseie) Invite you to participate to the one year Memorial Service for Metropolitan Paul Saliba, of Thrice-Blessed Memory, followed by a meal of mercy in the Church’s Hall. DATE: Saturday 30 June 2018 at 10:00 AM Address: St George Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral Corner of Cooper and Walker Redfern NSW 2016 May His Memory Be Eternal From the Office of the Antiochian Archdiocese - Illawong In Christ. From the [...]
Second Sunday after Pentecost "Calling of the First Apostles” It’s the second Sunday after Pentecost (The Feast of the dessension of the Holy Spirit on the disciples). The Gospel Reading is from (Matthew 4:18-23), which speaks about calling the first Apostles. The calling of Simon Peter and his brother Andrew and Jacob the son of Zebedee and his brother John. The Sunday following Pentecost is called "All Saints Sunday", in which we commemorate all the Saints in the Orthodox Church, whether they are known and recognized (canonized) officially or unknown or their sainthood has not yet been announced. We celebrate [...]
THE ANTIOCHIAN ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF AUSTRALIA, NZ & PHILIPPINES INVITES YOU TO ATTEND A TALK BY His Eminence Metropolitan Basilios When: Thursday March 29, 7:30 pm (after The Great Compline) Where: St. Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Church, 11 Henry St, Punchbowl. All Are Welcome!