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Under the patronage of His Eminence, Metropolitan Basilios, you are invited on the day of the glorious Resurrection of Christ, PASCHA SUNDAY, to St. Nicholas, Punchbowl, to share and pray the Agape Vespers. Agape Vespers (also called Vespers of Love) is a Vespers service that continues the celebration of Pascha, and Christ’s appearance to the Apostles and to the world.

Following the Vespers, H.E. will receive the faithful in the parish hall to take a Paschal blessing and to share in fellowship.

Evening Schedule

  • 6 PM- Agape Vespers (Vespers of Love)
  • 7 PM-9 PM- “Christ is Risen!”- Paschal greeting to the archbishop, and fellowship of love with the Community

About the Service

At this service the Gospel reading (John 20:19-25) depicts the first appearance of the risen Lord to His disciples and is often recited in many languages, symbolising that the glorious resurrection of Christ is proclaimed to all the nations of the world.

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