Asia Minor Greek Historical Society commemorates Asia Minor Catastrophe

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The Asia Minor Greek Historical Society in Brisbane, Australia, will be holding a memorial service and cultural events to commemorate the memory of the 3.5million Indigenous Greek, Armenian and Assyrian Christians of Asia Minor killed by the Turks during the Genocides from 1913-1923.

The Divine Liturgy will include the Commemorative Service for the Christians who
were killed, and acknowledge the persecution of the Clergy, and the martyrdom of
Metropolitan Chrysostomos of Smyrna.

A Trisagion service will follow the Divine Liturgy where community members are invited
to lay a wreath in commemoration of the fallen, or in memory of  loved ones who
survived the depravations of the Catastrophe, at the cenotaph adjacent to the church.

SUNDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER 2022 at 9.00am
Greek Orthodox Church of Saint George, Edmondstone Street, South Brisbane.

For laying of wreaths, please provide the name of association, name and office of representative. If representing a family, please provide name of family and individual laying the wreath.

RSVP: Monday 12th September

To assist with morning tea catering, please RSVP by Monday 12th September
Direct your enquiries to Marina on 0439 076 672

Please refer to the following for the full programme of events: