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Thursday
31st December 2009
Vespers (in Greek) - St Basil the Great
7:30pm - 9:00pm Church of St Basil the Great, 15 Staley St Brunswick
Vespers on the occasion of the Feast of the Circumcision of Our Lord and of St Basil the Great presided by His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos together with the Clergy of Melbourne.
Saturday
26th December 2009
Boxing Day Bacchus Marsh Panigyri
8:00am - 11:00am Our Lady the Merciful Church (Panagia Eleousa), O’Connell Rd, Bacchus Marsh
Matins and Divine Liturgy (in Greek) on the occasion of the Feast Day of the Church in Bacchus Marsh with His Grace Bishop Ezekiel of Dervis presiding and assisted by Clergy from Melbourne. Bring your own lunch or purchase food and drink at the Church grounds. For more info. please phone Mr Evangelos Giannes on (03) 5367 3938
Sunday
20th December 2009
Christmas Carols at the Festival Hall
6:00pm - 8:00pm Festival Hall, 300 Dudley St, West Melbourne
A variety of traditional Christmas Carols in Greek and English for all ages. This is a combined Christmas celebration for all Parishes and Communities in Melbourne. All are welcome to attend and entrance is free. Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase at the Hall.
For more details, please phone the Head Office of the Archdiocese in Melbourne on 9696 2488.
Friday
18th December 2009
Agrypnia (Night Vigil) in Greek
8:00pm - 1:00am Presentation of our Lord Church, 23-29 Victoria St, Coburg
Vespers, Blessing of five loaves, Matins, Divine Liturgy and memorial service for the departed.
Sunday
13th December 2009
Christmas Fun Day at Clayton
12:00pm - 5:30pm Church of the Three Hierarchs, 44 Knight St, Clayton
Clayton Youth Group and Sunday School is inviting YOU to join them for a Christmas Fun Day!
Activities for kids will include:
Christmas Carols, Face Painting, An Orthodox talk on Christmas, A Shaving-Cream Cake competition, Craft activities, 3-legged races and other team games, Christmas Cooking, A Movie (with cinema treats...), Lucky-dip Prizes
Lunch: provided
$5 per child to pay for lunch and materials for activities.
Please call Jen on 0404 272 486 to RSVP before Monday 7th December or if you have any questions.
Thursday
10th December 2009
NEW - St Albans Youth Club
7:30pm - 8:30pm St Paraskevi Church, 22 Marsden Crescent, St Albans
The Parish of St Paraskeve at St Albans is starting up a new Fellowship on Thursday evenings. The first meeting of this Fellowship will be on Thursday 10th December. For more details, please contact Fr Demosthenes on 0421 704 806
Thursday
10th December 2009
St Dimitrios Moonee Ponds Christmas Celebration
7:00pm - 11:00pm Moonee Valley Bowling Club, Pattison Street, Moonee Ponds (Melway Map 29 A8)
The Fellowship of Saint Dimitrios - Moonee Ponds, invite you to their Christmas Celebration.
$20 per person, this includes bowling, seafood BBQ, soft drinks, music and lots of fun. Alcohol at bar prices.
For more information and RSVP, please contact: Fr Emmanuel: 0413-686-988
RSVP: Friday 4 December 2009 (RSVP is essential)
Tuesday
8th December 2009
St Haralambos Fellowship Christmas Dinner
7:30pm - 10:00pm Mélissa Café 63-65 Parker St, Lower Templestowe (Melways: 33, C4)
$25 Price includes 3 course dinner (calamari main) at the very popular Mélissa Café in Templestowe.
You must RSVP by Friday 4th Dec. Seats are very limited. Contact Chris: 0423 273 803 Click here to download flyer.
Monday
7th December 2009
TALK: "Challenges Facing Orthodoxy in Regional and Outback Australia"
7:30pm - 9:00pm St Eustathios Church, 221 Dorcas St South Melbourne
Speaker: Rev. Fr Timothy Evangelinidis, Parish Priest of the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Hobart, Tasmania. Before moving to Tasmania many years ago, Fr Timothy had served as Parish Priest in some of the regional districts of Australia.
Saturday
5th December 2009
Vespers (in Greek) - St Nicholas the Wonderworker
7:00pm - 9:00pm St Nicholas Church, 5-9 Murray St, Yarraville
Vespers on the occasion of the Feast of St Nicholas. His Grace Bishop Ezekiel of Dervis presiding together with Clergy from Melbourne.
Saturday
5th December 2009
Divine Liturgy in English
9:00am - 10:00am Geelong Monastery
NOTE: The services at the GEELONG MONASTERY are preceded by Greek/English Matins from 8.00 a.m.
Friday
4th December 2009
Agrypnia (Night Vigil) in Greek
7:30pm - 12:30am Transfiguration of Our Lord Church, 45 Poplar St, Thomastown
Vespers, Blessing of five loaves, Matins, Divine Liturgy and memorial service for the departed.
Sunday
29th November 2009
Vespers (in Greek) - St Andrew the First-Called of the Apostles
7:00pm - 9:00pm St Andrew's Church, 10 St Andrews St, West Sunshine
Vespers on the occasion of the Feast of St Andrew. His Grace Bishop Ezekiel of Dervis presiding together with Clergy from Melbourne.
Wednesday
25th November 2009
Dinner in Honour of the Feast Day of our Archbishop
7:30pm - 11:00pm Ultima Function Centre, Cnr Keilor Park Drive & Ely Court Keilor
Dinner in Honour of the Feast Day of our Archbishop - St Stylianos the Righteous.
All proceeds will go to support St Andrew's Greek Orthodox Theological College.
Tickets are $60 and all are welcome to attend.
Please book with your local Parish Priest.
Tuesday
24th November 2009
Vespers (in Greek) - St Catherine the Great Martyr
7:00pm - 9:00pm St Catherine Church, 3B Epping St, East Malvern
Vespers on the occasion of the Feast of St Catherine. His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos presiding together with Clergy from Melbourne.
Friday
20th November 2009
Vespers (in Greek) - Presentation of the Holy Theotokos to the Temple
7:00pm - 9:00pm The Presentation of Our Lady Church, 3-7 Macedon Ave North Balwyn
Vespers on the occasion of the Feast of the Presentation of the Holy Theotokos to the Temple. His Grace Bishop Ezekiel of Dervis presiding together with Clergy from Melbourne.
Wednesday
18th November 2009
Divine Liturgy in English
7:45pm - 9:00pm The Transfiguration of Our Lord Church, 45 Poplar St, Thomastown
Tuesday
17th November 2009
Divine Liturgy in English
7:30pm - 8:45pm St Eustathios Church, 221 Dorcas St South Melbourne
Monday
16th November 2009
TALK: "Blessed is Which Kingdom? An Orthodox Critique on what it is we consider 'Blessed' in our contemporary culture"
7:30pm - 9:00pm St Eustathios Church, 221 Dorcas St South Melbourne
Speaker: Rev. Fr Antonio Cagnoni Assistant Parish Priest at St Haralambos Church, Templestowe and Graduate of St Andrew's Theological College
Sunday
15th November 2009
St George Greek Orthodox Monastery Fundraiser
2:00pm - 5:00pm Sts Anargiri Greek Orthodox College Hall, 85 Willesden Rd, Oakleigh
An afternoon tea will be held in aid of St George Greek Orthodox Monastery, Yellow Rock, NSW. The function will be honoured by the presence of the Very Rev. Kyriakos Stavronikitianos, Abbot of the Monastery. Click here to download the brochure.
Sunday
8th November 2009
Vespers (in Greek) - St Nectarios
7:00pm - 9:00pm St Nectarios Church, 138-144 Major Rd, Fawkner
Vespers on the occasion of the Feast of St Nectarios. His Grace Bishop Ezekiel presiding together with Clergy from Melbourne.
Sunday
8th November 2009
Archangels Feast Day Celebration
11:00am - 5:00pm On church grounds of Archangels, 56 The Corso, Parkdale
Panegiri on the feast day of the Archangels.
Saturday
7th November 2009
Vespers (in Greek) - Archangels
7:00pm - 9:00pm The Archangels Church, 56 The Corso, Parkdale
Vespers on the occasion of the Feast of the Archangels. His Grace Bishop Ezekiel of Dervis presiding together with Clergy from Melbourne.
Saturday
7th November 2009
Joint fellowship BBQ
2:00pm - 5:00pm Yarra Bend Park – Studley Park section – (Melway: 2D, F8)
St Haralambos & Sts Anargiri joint fellowship BBQ at Studley Park BBQs. Everyone is welcome. Click here to download the flyer.
Saturday
7th November 2009
Divine Liturgy in English
9:00am - 10:00am Geelong Monastery
NOTE: The services at the GEELONG MONASTERY are preceded by Greek/English Matins from 8.00 a.m.
Tuesday
3rd November 2009
Annual Melbourne Cup Day family picnic at the Monastery
9:00am - 5:00pm Monastery of Panagia Gorgoepikoos, Corner Monastery Court & Bluestone Bridge Road, Lovely Banks Vic 3221
Annual picnic for Sunday School children and families at the Monastery in Geelong.
Divine Liturgy will take place in the morning in Greek and English from 10.00—11.00am followed by fun games & activities for all ages.
BYO PICNIC LUNCH or enjoy the delicious Fish & Chips that can be purchased on the day.
A Raffle will be held and drawn on the day with great prizes for young and old.
Vespers for St George of Drama will begin at 3.00pm.
Click here to download the flyer.
Sunday
1st November 2009
Pre Nativity Fast Luncheon
12:00pm - 3:00pm The Three Hierarchs Church Hall, 44 Knight St, Clayton
BBQ & Sunday Roast.
Cost: $20.00.
Contact Fr Haralambos: 0400 805 985 (Pls leave message if busy) All welcome.
Click here to download flyer.
Sunday
1st November 2009
Sts Anargiri Feast Day Celebration
11:30am - 8:00pm On the grounds of OGOC, 77-81 Willesden Rd, Oakleigh
Activities on the day include:
Rides, live entertainment, celebrity guest appearances, traditional Greek dancing, silent auction, raffle wheel, college art exhibition, stalls & showbags, 3XY Radio Hellas, authentic Greek food.
Click here to download the flyer!
Saturday
31st October 2009
Vespers (in Greek) - Sts "Anargyri", Cosmas and Damian the Unmercenaries
7:00pm - 9:00pm Sts Anargyri Church, 85-87 Willesden Rd, Oakleigh
Vespers on the occasion of the Feast of Sts Anargyri. His Grace Bishop Ezekiel of Dervis presiding together with Clergy from Melbourne.
Friday
30th October 2009
Agrypnia (Night Vigil - in Greek)
8:00pm - 9:00pm St Andrew's Church, 201 Mahoneys Rd, Forest Hill
Thursday
29th October 2009
Pizza night!
7:30pm - 8:30pm Saint Panteleimon, 19 Herbert St, Dandenong
Dandenong Fellowship will be having pizzas for dinner, along with the normal fellowship talk/discussion. Everyone is welcome to attend!
Wednesday
28th October 2009
First Rehearsal of Choir
7:30pm - 8:30pm Hall of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, 221 Dorcas St South Melbourne

The Choir of the Archdiocese is preparing for the large Christmas Carols event to be held in Melbourne in December.

Rehearsals are on Wednesdays at 7:30pm.

Men and women, boys and girls of all ages are welcome to join the Choir.

Traditional Greek and English Carols.

For more details phone the Archdiocese Office on 9696 2488 or just turn up to the first rehearsal.
Sunday
25th October 2009
Vespers (in Greek) - St Dimitrios the Great Martyr
7:00pm - 9:00pm St Dimitrios Church, 1 Gladstone St, Moonee Ponds
Vespers on the occasion of the Feast of St Dimitrios. His Grace Bishop Ezekiel of Dervis presiding together with the Clergy of Melbourne.
Sunday
25th October 2009
Annual Greek Traditional Festival
12:00pm - 5:00pm On the grounds of Axion Esti, 7 Hartington St, Northcote
Activities on the day include:
  • Traditional Greek dancing performances
  • Rides for the children
  • Greek and English music
  • Traditional Greek foods, sweets and cold drinks
  • The whole day broadcasted on 3XY Radio Hellas, 1422AM
Download flyers in English and Greek.
Sunday
25th October 2009
St Artemios - Patron Saint of Police
8:00am - 11:00am St Eustathios Church, 221 Dorcas St South Melbourne
Matins, Divine Liturgy and Doxology in commemoration of St Artemios the Great Martyr (Feast Day: 20 October) who is the Greek Orthodox Patron Saint of Police.
The Doxology at the end of the Sunday Divine Liturgy will be celebrated for the members of Victoria Police and the Australian Federal Police together with their families and in the presence of official Police guests. All welcome.
Saturday
24th October 2009
St John's College Annual Dinner Dance
7:00pm - 11:00pm Emerald Reception 213-215 Settlement Rd, Thomastown

You can get your tickets from the St John's College Office at 21 Railway Place Preston (Monday-Friday 9am-4pm) or Phone: 9480 5300 (EFTPOS facilities available).

Adults: $50
Children 12 and under: $25
Friday
23rd October 2009
Liturgy of St James (Iakovos) - in Greek
7:30am - 11:00am St Eustathios Church, 221 Dorcas St South Melbourne
Matins & Divine Liturgy on the occasion of the Feast of St James.
This is one of the most ancient of the Church's liturgies and is different from the other liturgies in that the Bishop and Priests stand at the Altar facing the congregation and Holy Communion is distributed to the people in a similar way as is normally given to the Priests - i.e. the Body of Christ is given separately and then the Blood of Christ is taken directly from the chalice.
His Grace Bishop Ezekiel of Dervis will be presiding together with several Clergy from Melbourne.
Sunday
18th October 2009
22nd Walk-a-thon
2:00pm - 6:00pm
Registrations at 2PM at the Coburg Parish.
Walk is from Coburg Parish to Fawkner Parish, where we will conclude with a barbeque and presentation of prizes for the raffle tickets in St Nektarios Church grounds.
In aid of the construction of the Cemetery Church of the Resurrection of Saint Lazarus at Bunurong Memorial Park.
Please contact your local parish or Priest for registration forms and raffle tickets.
Tuesday
13th October 2009
Divine Liturgy in English
7:30pm - 8:45pm St Eustathios Church, 221 Dorcas St South Melbourne
Saturday
10th October 2009
Divine Liturgy in English
9:00am - 10:00am Geelong Monastery
NOTE: The services at the GEELONG MONASTERY are preceded by Greek/English Matins from 8.00 a.m.
Monday
5th October 2009
TALK: Orthodoxy in an Unorthodox World and the Signs of the Times
7:30pm - 9:00pm St Eustathios Church, 221 Dorcas St South Melbourne
Speaker: Dr Brian Pliatsos
Friday
2nd October 2009
Agrypnia (Night Vigil)
8:00pm - 12:45am St Panteleimon Church, 19 Herbert St, Dandenong
On the occasion of the Feast of St Dionysios the Areopagite.
Thursday
1st October 2009
Celebratory Divine Liturgy
7:30am - 11:00am Holy Monastery of "Panagia Gorgoepikoos", Cnr Monastery Crt & Bluestone Bridge Rd, Lovely Banks, Geelong
Matins & Divine Liturgy celebrated by His Grace Bishop Ezekiel of Dervis together with Clergy from Melbourne on the occasion of the Feast of Panagia Gorgoepikoos.
Wednesday
30th September 2009
Vespers (in Greek) - Panagia Gorgoepikoos
7:00pm - 9:00pm Holy Monastery of "Panagia Gorgoepikoos", Cnr Monastery Crt & Bluestone Bridge Rd, Lovely Banks, Geelong
Vespers on the occasion of the Feast of Panagia Gorgoepikoos
Tuesday
29th September 2009
Divine Liturgy in English
7:30pm - 8:45pm St Eustathios Church, 221 Dorcas St South Melbourne
Tuesday
29th September 2009
State Youth Conference - Day 3
9:00am - 5:00pm Day Trip to the Holy Monastery "Panagia Kamariani", Red Hill

1) Bus trip excursion to the Holy Monastery "Panagia Kamariani", Red Hill.
2) 9.00-10.30am Matins & Divine Liturgy at Red Hill.
3) Morning Tea and Lunch will be provided to all delegates & there will be opportunities to enjoy activities & some social time together.
4) 7:30-8:45pm Divine Liturgy in English in the evening at St Eustathios Church, 221 Dorcas St South Melbourne. All welcome.

To attend this Conference, please note that you must register with your local Parish Priest. For more info, please speak with your local Parish Priest or phone: (03) 9696 2488.
Monday
28th September 2009
State Youth Conference - Day 2
9:00am - 11:00pm Mon 28th Sep To be held at the Auditorium of St John's Greek Orthodox College, Preston (enter car park via Blanch St, off Bell St)

Today, during the Conference Proceedings, there will be ample opportunities for questions as well as group and plenary discussion.

Also, delegates will be provided with Lunch, Morning Tea and Afternoon Tea.

1) 9.00-9.30am Agiasmos Blessing
2) 9.30-10.30am "The Participation and Role of Youth in the Life of the Church Today" Speaker: Mr Philip Kariatlis - Associate Lecturer in Systematic Theology at St Andrew's Theological College.
3) 2.00-3.00pm "Youth and Media: Constructive and Destructive Relations" Speaker: Mr Vaios Anastassopoulos - Presenter on SBS Radio.
4) 6.00pm Conference Proceedings conclude.
5) 7.30pm Dinner at the Coburg Church hall.

To attend this Conference, please note that you must register with your local Parish Priest. For more info, please speak with your local Parish Priest or phone: (03) 9696 2488.
Sunday
27th September 2009
State Youth Conference - Day 1 - Official Opening
5:00pm - 10:00pm Axion Estin Monastery, 7 Hartington St Northcote

1) 5.00pm-6.00pm Verify your registration, receive conference materials and gather in the Church.
2) 6.30pm Doxology Service presided by His Eminence, Archbishop Stylianos & Official Opening of the State Youth Conference.
3) 7.00pm Reception with refreshments in Axion Estin Church hall.

To attend this Conference, please note that you must register with your local Parish Priest. For more info, please speak with your local Parish Priest or phone: (03) 9696 2488.
Saturday
26th September 2009
Clayton Dinner Dance!
6:00pm - 12:00am Saints Anargiri Church Hall, 85–87 Willesden Rd, Oakleigh
Buffet style menu! Adults $35, Children 5-12 $25, Children under 5 free. Click here to download menu.
Tuesday
22nd September 2009
Movie Night!
7:30pm - 10:00pm St Haralambos, Corner of Church Rd & Porter St, Templestowe
Movie Night @ St Haralambos Fellowship.
Ostrov: The Island.
A powerful film which explores the theme of repentance through the life of a holy fool for Christ who lives in a remote monastery in the far north of Russia.
Refreshments will be served.
Any questions please contact Chris 0423 273 803.
Sunday
20th September 2009
Celebratory Divine Liturgy
7:30am - 11:00am St Eustathios Church, 221 Dorcas St South Melbourne
Matins and Divine Liturgy celebrated by His Grace Bishop Ezekiel of Dervis on the occasion of the Feast of St Eustathios.
Saturday
19th September 2009
Vespers (in Greek) - Saint Eustathios
7:00pm - 9:00pm St Eustathios Church, 221 Dorcas St South Melbourne
Vespers on the occasion of the Feast of St Eustathios with His Grace Bishop Ezekiel of Dervis presiding together with the Clergy of Melbourne.
Wednesday
16th September 2009
Donate Blood at St Haralambos Church
2:30pm - 7:30pm St Haralambos, Corner of Church Rd & Porter St, Templestowe
Australian Red Cross Blood Service. Do something special. Give blood. To donate, make an appointment on 13 14 95.
Tuesday
15th September 2009
Donate Blood at St Haralambos Church
1:30pm - 7:30pm St Haralambos, Corner of Church Rd & Porter St, Templestowe
Australian Red Cross Blood Service. Do something special. Give blood. To donate, make an appointment on 13 14 95.
Monday
14th September 2009
Donate Blood at St Haralambos Church
1:30pm - 7:30pm St Haralambos, Corner of Church Rd & Porter St, Templestowe
Australian Red Cross Blood Service. Do something special. Give blood. To donate, make an appointment on 13 14 95.
Sunday
13th September 2009
Vespers (in Greek) - Exaltation of the Holy Cross
7:00pm - 9:00pm Holy Cross Church, 1 Hopetoun Parade Box Hill
Vespers on the occasion of the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross with His Grace Bishop Ezekiel of Dervis presiding together with the Clergy of Melbourne.
Saturday
12th September 2009
80's Cocktail Party
7:30pm - 12:00am Presentation of our Lord Church Hall, 23-29 Victoria St, Coburg
Cocktails, Snacks, DJ, Raffle, Prizes for best dressed 80's icons impersonations. Tickets $25 pre-purchased by 6th September otherwise $30. Family $60 (2 adults/2 kids). Gold coin donation for children under 3. ALL PROCEEDS GO TO ORTHODOX MISSIONS.
Contact Dimitri/Helen 0431 955 859.
Click here to download flyer.
Saturday
12th September 2009
Divine Liturgy in English
9:00am - 10:00am Geelong Monastery
NOTE: The services at the GEELONG MONASTERY are preceded by Greek/English Matins from 8.00 a.m.
Monday
7th September 2009
Vespers (in Greek) - Birth of Holy Theotokos
7:00pm - 9:00pm Holy Monastery of "Panagia Kamariani", 135 Arthur Seat Rd, Red Hill
Vespers on the occasion of the Feast of the Birth of the Holy Theotokos with His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos presiding together with the Clergy of Melbourne.
Friday
28th August 2009
Vespers (in Greek) - St John the Baptist
7:00pm - 9:00pm Church of St John 998 Lygon St, North Carlton
Vespers for the Commemoration of the Beheading of St John the Baptist with His Grace Bishop Ezekiel of Dervis presiding together with the Clergy of Melbourne.
Thursday
27th August 2009
The life of Saint John the Baptist DVD
7:30pm - 8:30pm Saint Panteleimon, 19 Herbert St, Dandenong
Dandenong fellowship will be watching a DVD on the life of Saint John the Baptist. Everyone is welcome!
Tuesday
25th August 2009
St Haralambos Fellowship Dinner
7:30pm - 8:30pm Lower Church hall, Corner Church Rd & Porter St, Templestowe (Melways 33, J4)
St Haralambos Fellowship group will be having a communal dinner, food & drinks will be provided on the night.
If you wish to bring a plate of food/dessert/drink it would be greatly appreciated. However, if you do not you are still welcome to attend and instead can make a gold coin donation to the Church. Everyone is welcome.
For more info, contact Chris 0423 273 803.
Friday
21st August 2009
Winter Retreat - Oakleigh Fellowship
9:00am - 5:00pm Sts Anargiri, 85-87 Willesden Rd, Oakleigh
The annual fellowship retreat for this year will be at Phillip Island!!! Theme: Ignorance is no longer bliss. Bus departs Sts Anargiri church at 6pm on Friday 21st August and returns on Monday evening. All meals, transportation and accommodation included. Maximum of 55 places available. Registrations close Thursday 13th August 2009 or earlier if booked out, so get in quick! Everyone is welcome.
Tuesday
18th August 2009
Divine Liturgy in English
7:30pm - 8:45pm St Eustathios Church, 221 Dorcas St South Melbourne
Monday
17th August 2009
TALK: The Difference Between Astronomy and Astrology
7:30pm - 9:00pm St Eustathios Church, 221 Dorcas St South Melbourne
Speaker: Fr Emmanuel Lykopandis - Parish Priest of St Dimitrios Church, Moonee Ponds & Graduate of St Andrew's Theological College
Monday
17th August 2009
Clayton Fellowship
6:00pm - 7:00pm The Three Hierarchs Church, 44 Knight St, Clayton
Clayton fellowship will be changing to a new time of 6PM.
Saturday
8th August 2009
Divine Liturgy in English
9:00am - 10:00am Geelong Monastery
NOTE: The services at the GEELONG MONASTERY are preceded by Greek/English Matins from 8.00 a.m.
Thursday
6th August 2009
Divine Liturgy (in Greek) - The Transfiguration Of The Lord
7:15am - 11:00am 45 Poplar St, Thomastown
Matins and Divine Liturgy Celebrated by His Grace Bishop Ezekiel on the occasion of the Feast of the Transfiguration Of The Lord.
Wednesday
5th August 2009
Vespers (in Greek) - The Transfiguration Of The Lord
7:00pm - 9:00pm 45 Poplar St, Thomastown
Vespers on the occasion of the Feast of the Transfiguration Of The Lord of the Thomastown Church celebrated with His Grace Bishop Ezekiel of Dervis presiding and the participation of the Clergy in Melbourne.
Monday
27th July 2009
Divine Liturgy (in Greek) - Saint Panteleimon
8:00am - 11:00am Saint Panteleimon, 19 Herbert St, Dandenong
Matins and Divine Liturgy Celebrated by His Grace Bishop Ezekiel of Dervis on the occasion of the Feast of Saint Panteleimon.
Sunday
26th July 2009
Vespers (in Greek) - Saint Panteleimon
7:00pm - 9:00pm Saint Panteleimon, 19 Herbert St, Dandenong
Vespers on the occasion of the Feast of Saint Panteleimon with His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos presiding.
Sunday
26th July 2009
Divine Liturgy and Ordination (in Greek)
8:00am - 11:30am St Paraskevi Church, 22 Marsden Crescent, St Albans
Matins and Divine Liturgy celebrated by His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos on the occasion of the Feast of St Paraskeve. During the Liturgy, Deacon Demos Nicolaou, a graduate of St Andrew's Theological College, will be ordained as Presbyter (Priest).
Saturday
25th July 2009
Vespers (in Greek) - Saint Paraskeve
7:00pm - 9:00pm St Paraskevi Church, 22 Marsden Crescent St Albans
Vespers on the eve of the Feast of St Paraskeve with His Grace Bishop Ezekiel of Dervis presiding.
Tuesday
21st July 2009
Vespers (in Greek) - Saint Markella
7:00pm - 9:00pm Saints Raphael, Nicholas and Irene Church, 531 Centre Rd, Bentleigh
Vespers on the occasion of the Feast of Saint Markella, celebrated with His Grace Bishop Seraphim of Apollonias presiding and the participation of the Clergy in Melbourne.
Monday
20th July 2009
TALK: A Deeper Insight into the Parables of Jesus Christ: What Was He Talking About?
7:30pm - 9:00pm St Eustathios Church, 221 Dorcas St South Melbourne
Speaker: Mr Dennis Krinas - School Teacher & Graduate of St Andrew's Theological College
Saturday
18th July 2009
St Haralambos Dinner Dance
7:30pm - 12:00am St Haralambos, Corner of Church Rd & Porter St, Templestowe (Melways 33, J4)
Come join us for a night of great food, music and dancing!!!
$35 pp. To book your table, call Andrew on 0409 312 412 or 9846 5022.
Saturday
18th July 2009
Divine Liturgy in English
9:00am - 10:00am Geelong Monastery
NOTE: The services at the GEELONG MONASTERY are preceded by Greek/English Matins from 8.00 a.m.
Tuesday
14th July 2009
Divine Liturgy in English
7:30pm - 8:45pm St Eustathios Church, 221 Dorcas St South Melbourne
Monday
13th July 2009
Early Byzantine Patristic Theology
9:00am - 5:00pm
Intensive course, 13th to 17th July, Saint Andrews Greek Orthodox Theological College, Redfern, NSW. Click here for more details.
Saturday
11th July 2009
St Haralambos Fellowship Greek Tavern Night
7:00pm - 12:00am Yiannis Tavern - 840 High St, Kew
COST: $45 (full banquet + incl. wine & soft drink)
Seats are limited.
RSVP: Tuesday 7th July.
To book: call/SMS Chris on 0423 273 803
Tuesday
7th July 2009
St Basil Youth Group Brunswick - Movie & Pizza night.
6:30pm - 8:30pm St. Vasilios Church Hall - 15-19 Staley St. Brunswick, (upstairs in the hall behind the church - enter through driveway).
We're going to watch a movie - The Count of Monte Cristo and order some pizzas.

We will actually start earlier this session 6:30pm to make time for the movie and pizza. New comers and regulars are all welcome. Bring a friend along as well if you like. Note: generally we cater for youth in their teens and twenties.

Hope to see everyone this coming Tuesday!
Monday
6th July 2009
Introduction to the New Testament
9:00am - 5:00pm
Intensive course, 6th to 10th July, Saint Andrews Greek Orthodox Theological College, Redfern, NSW. Click here for more details.
Saturday
4th July 2009
Thomastown Dance!
6:30pm - 12:00am "Emerald Receptions" 213 - 215 Settlement Rd, Thomastown
The Youth of the parish "Transfiguration of the Lord" in Thomastown invites you once again to their annual dance.
Starring DJ Dimitrax.
$50 for Adults and $25 for children.
For more information and bookings please call Fr Evmenios on 0408 003 002. Bookings close end of June.
Tuesday
23rd June 2009
Fish & Chip Dinner + Movie Night
7:30pm - 10:00pm St Haralambos Church hall (lower floor), Corner of Church Rd & Porter St, Templestowe
St Haralambos Fellowship will be screening 'Amazing Grace' along with a fish & chip dinner. The incredible true story of one man's fight to change the world.
COST: $10 Includes fish & chips + tea & coffee.
RSVP will be appreciated by Friday 19th June so as to confirm numbers. However, late decision-makers are still welcomed on the night. To book, call/SMS Chris 0423 273 803 or email orthodoxevents@gmail.com
Film rated - PG: mild themes.
Tuesday
23rd June 2009
Vespers (in Greek) - Saint John
7:00pm - 9:00pm Saint John, 998 Lygon St, Carlton North
Friday
19th June 2009
Night Vigil - St Nicholas Cabasilas
7:30pm - 12:30am The Transfiguration Of The Lord, 45 Poplar St, Thomastown
Vespers, Blessing of five loaves, Matins, Divine Liturgy and
Memorial Service for the dead.
Wednesday
17th June 2009
Blood Bank
1:30pm - 7:30pm St Haralambos, Corner of Church Rd & Porter St, Templestowe (Melways 33, J4)
Do something special. Give blood.
Call 13 14 95 to make an appointment.
First time donors are welcomed.
Tuesday
16th June 2009
Divine Liturgy in English
7:30pm - 8:45pm St Eustathios Church, 221 Dorcas St South Melbourne
Tuesday
16th June 2009
Blood Bank
1:30pm - 7:30pm St Haralambos, Corner of Church Rd & Porter St, Templestowe (Melways 33, J4)
Do something special. Give blood.
Call 13 14 95 to make an appointment.
First time donors are welcomed.
Monday
15th June 2009
TALK & DISCUSSION
7:30pm - 9:00pm St Eustathios Church, 221 Dorcas St South Melbourne
Monday
15th June 2009
Blood Bank
1:30pm - 7:30pm St Haralambos, Corner of Church Rd & Porter St, Templestowe (Melways 33, J4)
Do something special. Give blood.
Call 13 14 95 to make an appointment.
First time donors are welcomed.
Saturday
13th June 2009
Divine Liturgy in English
9:00am - 10:00am Geelong Monastery
NOTE: The services at the GEELONG MONASTERY are preceded by Greek/English Matins from 8.00 a.m.
Thursday
11th June 2009
Divine Liturgy and Ordination (in Greek)
7:30am - 11:30am Axion Estin, 7 Hartington St, Northcote
Divine Liturgy with His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos and His Grace Bishop Ezekiel of Dervis. During the Liturgy, His Eminence will ordain to the Diaconate, Mr Demos Nikolaou, Graduate of St Andrew's Theological College, Sydney. Click here to download the flyer in Greek.
Wednesday
10th June 2009
Vespers (in Greek) - Axion Estin
7:00pm - 9:00pm Axion Estin, 7 Hartington St, Northcote
Monday
8th June 2009
Divine Liturgy and Ordination (in Greek)
7:30am - 11:30am St Eustathios Church, 221 Dorcas St South Melbourne
Divine Liturgy with His Grace Bishop Ezekiel of Dervis. During the Liturgy, His Grace will ordain to the Diaconate Mr Evangelos Georgiou, a member of the Church of Morwell, Victoria.
Saturday
6th June 2009
Vespers (in Greek) - Holy Trinity
7:00pm - 9:00pm Church of Holy Trinity, 319 Burnley St, Richmond
Tuesday
26th May 2009
MOVIE NIGHT: THE FALL OF THE HOLY CITY – CONSTANTINOPLE
8:00pm - 10:00pm St Haralambos Church Hall (lower floor), Corner of Church Rd & Porter St, Templestowe (Melways 33, J4)
St Haralambos Fellowship will be screening THE FALL OF THE HOLY CITY – CONSTANTINOPLE in the lead up to the commemoration of the siege of 29 May 1453 (Rated PG: contains violence). Snacks, drinks + coffee will be served before and after the screening. Gold coin donation on the night. For more details call Chris 0423 273 803
Monday
25th May 2009
Short Course in Orthodox Studies - SESSION 5: "How Do You Love God?"
6:00pm - 9:00pm at St John's Greek Orthodox College Auditorium, Preston
A FREE 5 week lecture series on the basics of the Orthodox Christian Faith presented specifically for those who are already baptised Orthodox Christians but would like to learn about their Faith. Note: You must Register and attend every session if you wish to receive a "Certificate of Attendance" at the end of the Course. Click here to download Flyer with all the details.
Sunday
24th May 2009
Laying of Foundation Stone for New Church in North Altona
12:00pm - 1:00pm 272 Millers Rd North Altona (property next to Bunnings Hardware)
After the Matins & Divine Liturgy (7:30-11:00am), His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos will lay the Foundation Stone for the new Church of the "Dormition of Our Lady" to be constructed at North Altona. All are welcome and encouraged to attend and support this new venture in honour of the Holy Theotokos and to the glory of God. Download the flyer in English or Greek.
Wednesday
20th May 2009
VESPERS (in Greek) - Sts Constantine & Helen
7:00pm - 9:00pm Church of Sts Constantine & Helen 35 Barry St South Yarra
Vespers on the occasion of the Feast of the Saints of the South Yarra Church celebrated with His Grace Bishop Ezekiel of Dervis presiding and the participation of the Clergy in Melbourne.
Tuesday
19th May 2009
Divine Liturgy in English
7:30pm - 8:45pm St Eustathios Church, 221 Dorcas St South Melbourne
Monday
18th May 2009
Short Course in Orthodox Studies - SESSION 4: "Do You Throw Out The Baby With The Bath Water?"
6:00pm - 9:00pm at St John's Greek Orthodox College Auditorium, Preston
A FREE 5 week lecture series on the basics of the Orthodox Christian Faith presented specifically for those who are already baptised Orthodox Christians but would like to learn about their Faith. Note: You must Register and attend every session if you wish to receive a "Certificate of Attendance" at the end of the Course. Click here to download Flyer with all the details.
Saturday
16th May 2009
Divine Liturgy in English
9:00am - 10:00am Geelong Monastery
NOTE: The services at the GEELONG MONASTERY are preceded by Greek/English Matins from 8.00 a.m.
Monday
11th May 2009
Short Course in Orthodox Studies - SESSION 3: "Are You Saved?"
6:00pm - 9:00pm at St John's Greek Orthodox College Auditorium, Preston
A FREE 5 week lecture series on the basics of the Orthodox Christian Faith presented specifically for those who are already baptised Orthodox Christians but would like to learn about their Faith. Note: You must Register and attend every session if you wish to receive a "Certificate of Attendance" at the end of the Course. Click here to download Flyer with all the details.
Sunday
10th May 2009
VESPERS (in Greek) - Sts Cyril & Methodius
7:00pm - 9:00pm Church of Sts Cyril & Methodius 2 Yann St Preston
Vespers on the occasion of the Feast of the Saints of the Preston Church celebrated with His Grace Bishop Ezekiel of Dervis presiding and the participation of the Clergy in Melbourne.
Monday
4th May 2009
Short Course in Orthodox Studies - SESSION 2: "What Do You Believe?"
6:00pm - 9:00pm at St John's Greek Orthodox College Auditorium, Preston
A FREE 5 week lecture series on the basics of the Orthodox Christian Faith presented specifically for those who are already baptised Orthodox Christians but would like to learn about their Faith. Note: You must Register and attend every session if you wish to receive a "Certificate of Attendance" at the end of the Course. Click here to download Flyer with all the details.
Sunday
3rd May 2009
Annual Paschal Dinner of the Central Philoptochos
6:30pm - 11:00pm Saints Anargiri Church, 85–87 Willesden Rd, Oakleigh
This year's Annual Paschal Dinner of the Central Philoptochos of the Archdiocese will be hosted at Sts Anargyri in Oakleigh.
The tickets are $30.00 per person and all proceeds will be donated to St Andrew's Greek Orthodox Theological College. For more details or bookings contact Catherine on 0411 673 093
Thursday
30th April 2009
Pizza night!
7:30pm - 10:00pm Saint Panteleimon, 19 Herbert St, Dandenong
Dandenong Fellowship will be having pizzas for dinner, immediately following the normal fellowship talk. Everyone is welcome to attend!
Tuesday
28th April 2009
Divine Liturgy in English
7:30pm - 8:45pm St Eustathios Church, 221 Dorcas St South Melbourne
Tuesday
28th April 2009
Movie Night
6:45pm - 10:00pm St Haralambos Church Hall (lower floor), Corner of Church Rd & Porter St, Templestowe (Melways 33, J4)
Saint Haralambos Fellowship will be screening M. Night Shyamalan’s THE VILLAGE.
Afterwards, there will be a short discussion about the film from an Orthodox perspective, followed by our regular Scripture Study Group.
Food and drink will be served. However, if anyone would like to bring some snacks or a sweet/savoury dish it would be greatly appreciated.
For more details call Chris on 0423 273 803.
Monday
27th April 2009
Short Course in Orthodox Studies - SESSION 1: "Who Do You Think You Are?"
6:00pm - 9:00pm at St John's Greek Orthodox College Auditorium, Preston
A FREE 5 week lecture series on the basics of the Orthodox Christian Faith presented specifically for those who are already baptised Orthodox Christians but would like to learn about their Faith. Note: You must Register and attend every session if you wish to receive a "Certificate of Attendance" at the end of the Course. Click here to download Flyer with all the details.
Saturday
25th April 2009
Saint Dimitrios Annual Easter Glendi
7:00pm - 12:00am Saint Dimitrios Church Hall, 1 Gladstone St, Moonee Ponds.
The Fellowship of Saint Dimitrios - Moonee Ponds, invites you to their Annual Easter Glendi.
Proceeds from tickets and raffle will go towards the Victorian Bush Fire Appeal.
$40 per person. Includes lots of Greek music, food, soft drinks and beer.
For more information and bookings contact: Fr Emmanuel - 0413-686-988
RSVP Thursday 23rd April
Click here to download flyer.
Wednesday
22nd April 2009
Paschal Dinner/Coffee/Catch Up
7:30pm - 10:30pm Air Stream Cafe, Glen Waverley (Opposite Village Cinemas)
Saint Andrews Fellowship, Forest Hill, is having an Easter gathering dinner/coffee catch up on Wednesday night @ around 7.30ish for anyone who wishes to catch up.
Also resuming from Wednesday 29/4/09 our fellowship will resume it's talks in English. Start time is 7.30pm.
Tuesday
21st April 2009
Paschal Supper - Oakleigh Fellowship
7:30pm - 10:00pm Saints Anargiri Church, 85–87 Willesden Rd, Oakleigh
Once again we are presented with the opportunity to come together and meet in fellowship to celebrate the glorious resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Fellowship meetings will resume with a Paschal Supper. Food and drinks provided free, however, please bring a sweet or savoury dish to share. Click here to download flyer.
Monday
20th April 2009
VESPERS (in Greek) - Sts Raphael, Nicholas & Irene
7:00pm - 9:00pm Church of Sts Raphael, Nicholas & Irene 531 Centre Rd Bentleigh
Paschal Vespers on the occasion of the Feast of the Saints of the Bentleigh Church celebrated with His Grace Bishop Ezekiel of Dervis presiding and the participation of the Clergy in Melbourne.
Sunday
12th April 2009
Annual Easter Fun Activity Morning
9:00am - 12:00pm Saint Catherine's Church Hall - 3B Epping Street, East Malvern 3145
Due to this Hall being damaged by fire recently, regrettably this Event has been cancelled.
Friday
10th April 2009
Exhibition of Engraving Iconography
6:00pm - 7:00pm Hall of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, 221 Dorcas St South Melbourne
Presented by the engraver and iconographer Takis Sorros with his 22 students. Inauguration of Exhibition at 6pm Friday 10 April. All welcome and free entrance.
There will also be FREE SEMINARS on the technique of Engraving Iconography with workshops and informative DVD's on Friday 10 April from 7.00-9.00pm and Saturday 11 April from 10am-2pm.
Tuesday
7th April 2009
Brunswick Youth
7:00pm - 8:00pm 15-19 Staley St, Brunswick (Church Hall)
Fellowship for people in their teens and twenties.

This week we will be learning how to make prosphoro in a hands-on workshop. We will also discuss the significance and use of prosphora in the church services, as well as discussing some steps from The Ladder of Divine Ascent.

If you are not a regular attendee at our group and would like to join us this week, please contact Dimitri 0431 955 859 or Aristidis 0422 229 377 so we can provide enough ingredients for you to participate.
Sunday
5th April 2009
Orthodox Easter Traditions Activity Day
3:00pm - 6:00pm Box Hill Church Hall, Corner Thurston St & Carrington Rd, Box Hill
Suitable for children of school age, they will participate in hands-on activities and learn the significance of the Easter Traditions in the Greek Orthodox Church. Decorate a Lambatha, Bake Koulouria, Dye Eggs, Sing Christos Anesti, Make a Palm Cross. RSVP Wed 1st April, Ellie 0412 643 081. Click here to download the flyer.
Saturday
4th April 2009
Divine Liturgy in English
9:00am - 10:00am Geelong Monastery
NOTE: The services at the GEELONG MONASTERY are preceded by Greek/English Matins from 8.00 a.m.
Tuesday
31st March 2009
Brunswick Youth - Tue 31st March
7:00pm - 8:00pm
The Brunswick Youth Group will not be held this week as Fr Damaskinos of Mt Athos will be visiting and giving a talk at our parish instead (in Greek). All are welcome to attend.
Next Tuesday, however, we will be on at 7.00pm, learning how to make prosphora in the hall's kitchen.
Tuesday
17th March 2009
Brunswick Youth - Tue 17th March
7:00pm - 8:00pm 15-19 Staley St, Brunswick (upstairs, in the hall behind the church)
After our introduction to St John Climacus last week, we will discuss the first few steps from the 'Ladder of Divine Ascent'. Prayer sheets & an icon of St John will be given to everyone.
Free recreational time will follow & discussion of volunteers for cooking workshops will also be held. So far the making of prosphora has been suggested.
We would also like to thank and welcome all new members for 2009.
Monday
16th March 2009
Talk: Our Conscience - the Voice of the Holy Spirit?
7:30pm - 9:00pm St Eustathios Church, 221 Dorcas St South Melbourne
Speaker: Mr Theo Theodorou
Saturday
14th March 2009
Divine Liturgy in English
9:00am - 10:00am Geelong Monastery
NOTE: The services at the GEELONG MONASTERY are preceded by Greek/English Matins from 8.00 a.m.
Tuesday
3rd March 2009
Coburg Fellowship Recommencing
7:45pm - 8:45pm 27 Victoria Street, Coburg
Speaker: Demos Nicolaou, graduate of St Andrew's Theological College.
All ages are welcome and discussions are in English.
Tuesday
3rd March 2009
Brunswick Youth Group recommencing for 2009
7:00pm - 8:00pm 15-19 Staley St, Brunswick (upstairs, in the hall behind the church)
Brunswick Youth (teens & 20's) is recommencing for 2009. An informal discussion will be accompanied by snacks (fasting), sports games &/or Nintendo Wii on the projector.
All youth are welcome.
Tuesday
24th February 2009
Divine Liturgy in English
7:30pm - 8:45pm St Eustathios Church, 221 Dorcas St South Melbourne
Saturday
14th February 2009
Divine Liturgy in English
9:00am - 10:00am Geelong Monastery
NOTE: The services at the GEELONG MONASTERY are preceded by Greek/English Matins from 8.00 a.m.
Wednesday
11th February 2009
Chanting Lessons
7:00pm - 8:00pm Saints Raphael, Nicholas and Irene, 531 Centre Rd, Bentleigh
Weekly Byzantine chanting lessons in Greek and English. Next group beginning on 11th Feb 2009. Males and females of any age group are all welcome. For more details, call Fr. Panagiotis Zoumboulis on 0411 804 410.
Sunday
8th February 2009
Annual Grape & Wine Blessing Festival
8:30am - 6:00pm Panagia Kamariani, 135 Arthur Seat Rd, Red Hill
Divine Liturgy followed by the annual grape and wine blessing. Come and enjoy a fun filled day with plenty of fresh grapes, delicious food and live entertainment.
Thursday
29th January 2009
Vespers (in Greek) - Three Holy Hierarchs
7:00pm - 9:00pm Three Hierarchs Church, Clayton
Saturday
24th January 2009
Divine Liturgy in English
9:00am - 10:00am Geelong Monastery
NOTE: The services at the GEELONG MONASTERY are preceded by Greek/English Matins from 8.00 a.m.
Monday
19th January 2009
EARLY CHRISTIAN PATRISTIC THEOLOGY
9:00am - 5:00pm
Intensive course, 12th to 16th January, Saint Andrews Greek Orthodox Theological College, Redfern, NSW. Click here for more details.
Saturday
17th January 2009
Vespers (in Greek) - Saints Athanasius and Cyril of Alexandria
7:00pm - 9:00pm Saint Athanasius Church, Springvale
Friday
16th January 2009
Vespers (in Greek) - Saint Anthony the Great
7:00pm - 9:00pm Saint Anthony Church, Sunshine
Monday
12th January 2009
THE EARTHLY HEAVEN
9:00am - 5:00pm
Intensive course, 12th to 16th January, Saint Andrews Greek Orthodox Theological College, Redfern, NSW. Click here for more details.
Sunday
11th January 2009
Blessing of the Waters
12:30pm - 1:30pm Station Pier, Port Melbourne
A combined Epiphany service celebrated by His Grace Bishop Ezekiel of Dervis and all Greek Orthodox Clergy of Melbourne.
Following the service, all are welcome to stay and enjoy a celebration of food, music and dancing until late in the afternoon.
Tuesday
6th January 2009
Vespers (in Greek) - Saint John the Baptist
7:00pm - 9:00pm Saint John Church, Carlton
Tuesday
6th January 2009
Blessing of the Waters
12:00pm - 1:00pm Rye Pier, Rye foreshore.
Blessing celebrated by the Very Rev. Fr Eleutherios Tatsis after the Matins, Divine Liturgy and Blessing of the Water service at the Holy Church of 'Panagia Kamariani', Red Hill
Tuesday
6th January 2009
Blessing of the Waters
8:00am - 9:00am Theophania, 2 Petrie St, Frankston
Liturgy (in Greek) celebrated by His Grace Bishop Ezekiel of Dervis at Greek Orthodox Church of Theophania, followed by Blessing of the Waters at Frankston Pier directly after the Liturgy.
Friday
2nd January 2009
St Seraphim of Sarov - Liturgy (in Greek)
8:00am - 10:30am Panagia Gorgoepikoos Monastery, Cnr Monastery Ct & Bluestone Bridge Rd, Lovely Banks 3221
Matins & Divine Liturgy at Geelong Monastery presided by His Eminence, Archbishop Stylianos.


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