Greek Orthodox

Church Leaders Accuse Israeli Government of Disrupting Centuries-Old Status Quo with Property Tax Demands

Leaders of major Christian churches accuse the Israeli government of disrupting a centuries-old status quo by demanding property taxes, calling…

June 24, 2024

Nativity of Saint John the Baptist and Forerunner

On June 24 the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the Nativity of Agios Ioannis the Baptist and Forerunner.

June 24, 2024

Monday of the Holy Spirit - National Holiday in Greece

Today is Monday of the Holy Spirit, Agios Pnevmatos, and a national holiday in Greece, which is the day following…

June 24, 2024

The Feast of Holy Pentecost

The Feast of Holy Pentecost is celebrated each year on the fiftieth day after the Great and Holy Feast of…

June 23, 2024

Greek Tourism Ministry Partners with Orthodox Church to Boost Religious Tourism

The Greek Tourism Ministry has partnered with the Greek Orthodox Church to promote religious tourism. Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and…

June 21, 2024

St Basil’s Day Centre in Randwick Hosts Open Day for Seniors

St. Basil’s Day Centres are a way for seniors to connect and socialise with the community. Our centres provide a…

June 21, 2024

Limited-Time Scholarship Opportunity at All Saints Grammar

All Saints Grammar proudly commemorated Greek Independence Day with dignity on Sunday, 24 March. The event, organised by the Greek…

June 21, 2024

Greek Culture Minister Inaugurates Restored Saplitza Store Rooms in Mytilini

Culture Minister Lina Mendoni inaugurated the restored Saplitza Store Rooms in Mytilini's Lower Castle. During her visit, she reviewed projects…

June 20, 2024

PM Mitsotakis Meets with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at International Peace Summit

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at the International Peace Summit for Ukraine in Bürgenstock, Switzerland.…

June 17, 2024

The Holy Feast of the Ascension of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ

Today is the Feast of the Ascension of our Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ, which is celebrated each year…

June 13, 2024

Feast Day of Bartholomew the Holy Apostle

Saint Bartholomew was one of the Twelve Apostles, and had Galilee as his homeland; this is all that is known…

June 11, 2024

Greece’s beautiful roofless church, Panagia Kakaviotissa

The church of Panagia Kakaviotissa (Παναγιά Κακαβιώτισσα) has been named one of Greece’s most unique and beautiful churches. Located on…

June 8, 2024

Commemoration of St. Kalliopi (June 8)

Today, our Church honors the memory of Martyr Kalliopi. Agia Kalliopi lived during the middle of the 3rd century AD,…

June 8, 2024

Bishop Emilianos of Meloa Resigns from Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia

Bishop Emilianos of Meloa resigned from the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia on June 3, following tensions with Archbishop Makarios.…

June 6, 2024

Firewalking Ritual in Northern Greece Blends Faith and Tradition

In the village of Mavrolefki, northern Greece, locals gather at a small shrine, clutching icons of Greek Orthodox saints, and…

May 30, 2024

Celebrating a Century: The Journey of St. John the Russian's Relics to Evia

This year marks a century since the relics of St. John the Russian were transported from Anatolia, Turkey, to the…

May 28, 2024

Feast Day of Agios Therapon, miracle worker and healer

On May 14, the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the Feast Day of Martyrdom Therapon, who was a monk and ascetic on the…

May 14, 2024

Feast Day of Holy Martyr Christopher of Lycea

On May 9 the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the Feast Day of Holy Martyr Christopher of Lycea, who is also…

May 9, 2024

Saints Raphael, Nicholas & Irene of Lesvos

The holy, glorious and right-victorious Martyrs Raphael, Nicholas and Irene suffered martyrdom by the Turks on the island of Lesvos,…

May 7, 2024

Feast Day of Agios Georgios, the Great Martyr and Triumphant

Today is the Feast Day of Agios Georgios, a great and glorious Martyr of Christ, born of a father from…

May 6, 2024
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