Annual Sunday School Picnic

On Monday 2nd October, during the Labour Day long weekend, children from all the parishes in Sydney came together at Centennial Park for the Annual Sunday School Picnic. The picnic was filled with exciting games and fun races for all ages. His Eminence, Archbishop Stylianos and His Grace, Bishop Iakovos addressed the children and parents, recognising the importance of Sunday School and about, St Styllainos, the protector of children. The day involved friendly competition between the parishes, with some parishes forming an alliance together. Children who participated in the activities received points for their parish’s team. The various games [...]

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2016 Summer Camps

The Greek Orthodox Christian Society organised again its annual Spiritual Retreat at the Outdoor Education NSW - Gosford on Friday - Sunday, 5th - 7th February 2016. The theme of the Retreat was "be at peace with one another and with all" (Matins Holy Monday). The Retreat was enriched with the presence of visitors from Adelaide, Melbourne and Brisbane. This year's program consisted of various talks and discussions, as well as other spiritual and recreational activities. The highlight of the Retreat was the blessing of participating at the Vespers Service on Saturday, followed by the Divine Liturgy on Sunday at the nearby Monastery of "Pantanassa". The annual [...]

By |2016-10-14T14:50:36+11:00March 6th, 2016|Social Events|Comments Off on 2016 Summer Camps

Sunday School Picnic

On the long-weekend of Monday 8th June, the Sunday Schools of Sydney held their annual picnic at Centennial Park, Randwick. Also present was His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos, His Grace Bishop Iakovos, several Clergy of our Archdiocese, as well as numerous Sunday School children across Sydney, along with their teachers and families.   His Eminence addressing the children at this year’s Sunday School picnic

By |2016-10-14T14:50:41+11:00July 5th, 2015|Social Events|Comments Off on Sunday School Picnic

Sunday School Picnic 2014

On the long-weekend of Monday 6th October, the Sunday Schools of Sydney held their combined annual Sunday School Picnic at Lachlan Reserve, Centennial Park. Along with the excellent weather, the event was especially blessed with the presence of His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos and with His Grace Bishop Iakovos, who both addressed the children, as well as numerous clergy, and crowds of parents and children who all thoroughly enjoyed the day! His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos and His Grace Bishop Iakovos with the children at this year’s Sunday School Picnic

By |2016-10-14T14:50:45+11:00October 23rd, 2014|Social Events|Comments Off on Sunday School Picnic 2014