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RELIGION

Greek Orthodox Religion

easter pascha

Great and Holy Pascha

This feast of feasts is the most significant day in the life of the Church. It is a celebration of the defeat of death, as neither death itself nor the power of the grave could hold our Saviour captive.

Church Fire Port Adelaide

Iconic Church in Port Adelaide Re-opens after Tragic Fire

The entire internals of the church were burnt when a fire ravaged he Greek Orthodox Community of the Nativity of Christ in Port Adelaide in 2019, with only the external bricks and, by what is deemed to be a miracle of God, the Holy Altar as well as everything on the Altar table and all its coverings being the only things to have survived the blaze.

Giorgos Tsalikis Orthodox Holy Friday

Greek Singer Giorgos Tsalikis at Orthodox church in Australia holding the Epitafio

After Holy Friday mass in Australia last night, Tsalikis speaks to the congregation in an emotional address saying, “I am happy because the Greek have not lost their faith in Mary, God and Jesus. When I return to Greece I will tell everyone of another miracle…of what I experienced here today with you. God bless you all.  Kali Anastasi.”

Great and Holy Saturday

Great and Holy Saturday

On Great and Holy Saturday the Orthodox Church commemorates the burial of Christ and His descent into Hades. It is the day between the Crucifixion of our Lord and His glorious Resurrection.

The Saturday of Lazarus

The Saturday of Lazarus

On the Saturday before Holy Week, the Orthodox Church commemorates a major feast of the year, the miracle of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ when he raised Lazarus from the dead after he had lain in the grave four days.