And forgive us our trespasses

July 31, 2014 News

Church of Serbia – Australia – July 2014 The clergy of the Sydney Deanery have continued organising and presenting spiritual lectures for adults. On Sunday, 27 July 2014, in the St Lazarus Church in Alexandria, Vespers were served by the Very Reverend Protopresbyter-Stavrophor Miodrag Perich, parish rector, and Protodeacon Christopher Henderson from the St Archangel […]

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Inaugural Jerusalem Pilgrimage for the Assyrian Metropolitan See of Sydney

July 17, 2014 Featured News

Assyrian Apostolic Church of the East – July 2014 On the 30th June 2014 180 Sydney and Melbourne parishioners departed Sydney’s Kingsford Smith International Airport and travelled to the Holy Land of Jerusalem, accompanied by Rev’d Fr Narsai Youkhanis and Rev’d Fr Ninos Elya and numerous deacons. The pilgrimage took approximately ten months to organise, […]

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3rd Annual Rejoice Resurrection Festival Attracts Thousands in Sydney

May 21, 2014 Featured News

Assyrian Church of the East – May 2014 This year’s annual Rejoice Resurrection Festival of the Assyrian Church of the East Youth Association Sydney (ACEYAS) was held on Easter Monday, 21 April 2014, with the event attracting thousands of faithful and members of the local surrounding community. In coming together to celebrate the resurrection of […]

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Orthodox Teens Enjoy Third National Retreat

January 9, 2014 News

January 2014 More than 40 young people between the ages of 14 and 17 years from many parts of Australia enthusiastically attended the third Teen Retreat organised at the end of 2013 by the Sydney Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia (ROCOR). The organising committee was a team of young people and with […]

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Unbreakable ties

October 2, 2013 News

2/10/13 Twenty years of Greek Serbian friendship celebrated in Sydney. With more than 35 dancing groups participating, and a program of more than eight hours, the annual Greek-Serbian Orthodox and Cultural Friendship Day was celebrated last Sunday in Rooty Hill, Sydney. Serbian and Greek dancing schools were joined by other Orthodox communities to give unique […]

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Armenian church welcomes new leader to Chatswood

January 12, 2013 News

12/1/13 A NEW page was turned in the Armenian community over the weekend when the north shore welcomed the new Primate of the Armenian Diocese of Australia and New Zealand. Hundreds turned out at the Armenian Apostolic Church in Chatswood on Sunday as His Grace Bishop Haigazoun Najarian delivered his first service to the church […]

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What of the Rights of Javakhk-Armenians?

September 30, 2012 Featured News

An Armenian school in Javakhk   The St. Mesrop Mashtots statue Akhalkalak, one of the few remaining Armenian symbols of Javakhk   BY VARANT MEGUERDITCHIAN 28/9/2012 While we are well aware that the UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide is the international law under which we seek justice for […]

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Church leaders to deliver anti-gay marriage letters

June 17, 2012 News

LEESHA MCKENNY 16/6/2012 LEADERS of Sydney’s major Christian churches will make a coordinated appeal against same-sex marriage straight from the pulpit this weekend in a bid to rally opposition before the federal parliamentary vote. Statements from Anglican, Catholic and Greek Orthodox church leaders will be read out or distributed at services, stressing the need to […]

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Same-sex marriage bill reveals differences

April 1, 2012 News

Peter Jean 2/4/2012 Differences within Christian communities over gay marriage are being brought to the surface by a Senate inquiry into a Greens bill to permit same-sex marriages. Catholic Archbishop of Sydney Cardinal George Pell has made a submission to the inquiry supporting the traditional definition of marriage. But two of Sydney’s most high-profile Catholic […]

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St.Sava College – The Next Step Forward

May 2, 2009 News

In the weeks leading up to Pascha, His Grace Bishop Irinej extended a heartfelt invitation to a number of individuals within the community to find their place and to offer their expertise and enthusiasm for a project which he said is, “perhaps the greatest challenge that our Serbian Orthodox Church in Sydney has undertaken, but […]

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OBL Supported Earth Hour

March 28, 2009 News

VOTE EARTHYOUR LIGHT SWITCH IS YOUR VOTEThis year, Earth Hour has been transformed into the world’s first global election, between Earth and global warming.For the first time in history, people of all ages, nationalities, race and background have the opportunity to use their light switch as their vote – Switching off your lights is a […]

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