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19.01.2021 | 16:04
Name day of Archbishop Makarios of Nairobi

This morning His Eminence Archbishop Makarios presided over the Holy and Divine Liturgy in celebration of his Name day and the patron saint of our chapel and our seminary school. The Archbishop also ordained Deacon Makarios Kamonye Wanjiku to the Priesthood. We also had the memorial service for the founder and former president of Cyprus…

19.01.2021 | 13:11

Recent flooding in Kosovo caused severe damage, depriving hundreds of families of their winter food reserves, livestock and homes. The overflowing waters affected many population points with a majority Serbian population. Among the damaged properties were several Serbian Orthodox diocesan “people’s kitchens” that provided charity dinners for the poor, reports the Raška-Prizren Diocese of the…

19.01.2021 | 13:06
Young adult retreat 2021

With the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia, the Greek Orthodox Youth of our Archdiocese invite all youth and young adults aged 18-30 to The Young Adult Retreat 2021 from February 5th – 7th. With the continual support and guidance of His Grace, Bishop Emilianos of Meloa, the youth have organised a weekend…

19.01.2021 | 13:02
Name – day of Archbishop Makarios of Australia

  Today, when the Orthodox Church honours the memory of Saint Makarios, our local Church in Australia with one heart rejoices and is glad because our Shepherd, His Eminence Archbishop Makarios, celebrates his name-day for the second year as our Archbishop and our spiritual father. Since the arrival of His Eminence, we unceasingly praise the…

19.01.2021 | 12:41
Proposal to change Australian street name to ‘Hellenic Avenue’ slashed

  Despite being the ‘home’ of the Greek Orthodox Community and Parish of St George and the location of its college for over half a century, the proposal to rename the infamous Rose Street in Mile End in South Australia to ‘Hellenic Avenue’ has been abandoned due to community opposition. “We proposed the name change…

19.01.2021 | 12:30
Webinar for PPP Parish Recovery Loans

COVID-19 has had a dramatic impact on the Parishes of the Archdiocese including financial challenges. In December of 2020, the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Business, Nonprofits and Venues Act (Economic Aid Act) was enacted by Congress to provide for additional relief through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and a second round of PPP loans…

19.01.2021 | 12:28
His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros MLK Day Message 2021

The wounds of centuries of slavery have not been fully overcome simply because there was a Civil War, or because there was Reconstruction, or when the Voting Rights Act was signed. Justice takes hard work over generations, and as Christians, we are called to that work. #MLKDay      goarch.org

18.01.2021 | 18:14
Feature posted today on reposed Mother Filothei, abbess of the Roussanou monastery of Meteora

A feature on the recently reposed in the Lord Mother Filothei, the abbess of the Roussanou monastery in the Meteora rock formations of central Greece, is posted today on the online platform Pemptousia.

18.01.2021 | 18:12
Bulgarian tourism minister visits historic Bachkovo Monastery

Bulgarian Tourism Minister Mariana Nikolova this week visited the Bachkovo Monastery of Dormition of the Holy Mother of God, one of the oldest Orthodox monasteries in all of Europe, which was founded in 1083. The specific ministry has over the past few years promoted religious tourism and pilgrimages to the predominately Orthodox Christian nation, with…

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