Our Parish Priests, the Parish Council, and all the sub-committees would like to wish all the Orthodox faithful a holy and happy Christmas, and a healthy and peaceful beginning to 2018 with all of God’s blessings through the prayers of the most-holy Theotokos!
DECEMBER 2017 CHURCH SERVICES
2 Saturday, Divine Liturgy in English, 6pm – 7:15pm.
3 Sunday, 14th Sunday of Luke, 8am – 10:30am.
4 Monday, St Barbara the greatmartyr, 8am – 10am.
5 Tuesday, St Savvas the sanctified, St Savvas of Kalymnos, 8am – 10am.
6 Wednesday, St Nicholas the wonder-worker, 8am – 10am.
Morning Tea in the Hall following the service
9 Saturday, Divine Liturgy in English, 6pm – 7:15pm.
10 Sunday, 10th Sunday of Luke, 8am – 10:30am.
12 Tuesday, St Spyridon the wonder-worker, 8am – 10am.
15 Friday, St Eleftherios the martyr and his mother St Anthia, 8am – 10am.
16 Saturday, Divine Liturgy in English, 6pm – 7:15pm.
17 Sunday, 11th Sunday of Luke, 8am – 10:30am.
Christmas Carols by candlelight. 7pm in the Church.
22 Friday, St Anastasia the greatmartyr, 8am – 10am.
23 Saturday, Divine Liturgy in English, 6pm – 7:15pm.
24 Sunday, Sunday before the Nativity, 8am-10:30am.
Christmas Divine Liturgy in English, 6pm – 7:15pm.
25 Monday, THE NATIVITY OF OUR LORD GOD & SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST
Matins & Divine Liturgy in Greek from 6:00am to 8:00am.
On CHRISTMAS DAY an extra tray will circulate in order to raise much-needed funds for the upkeep of our holy PATRIARCHATE IN CONSTANTINOPLE.
27 Wednesday, St Stephen the first martyr & Archdeacon, 8am – 10am.
30 Saturday, Divine Liturgy in English, 6pm – 7:15pm.
31 Sunday, Sunday before Theophany, 8am – 10:30am.
JANUARY 2018 CHURCH SERVICES
1 Monday, The Circumcision of Christ, St Basil the great, 8am-10:30am.
5 Friday, Eve of Theophany: Matins, Divine Liturgy of St Basil the Great &
Blessing of the Waters, 7:30am-10:30am.
House Blessings will take place from the 5th of January and continue until the beginning of Great Lent. For the faithful who require a priest to bless their homes please complete the form available at the Church Entrance and return it to one of the ushers of our church or contact Father Nicholas on 0438 334 370 or the church office on 3343 7304.
6 SATURDAY, HOLY THEOPHANY: THE BAPTISM OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST
Matins, Divine Liturgy & Great Blessing of the Waters, 7:30am-10:30am.
Divine Liturgy in English 6pm-7:15pm. (service will conclude with the blessing of water in English)
7 Sunday, Commemoration of St John the Forerunner & Baptist, 8am-10:30am.
The Greek Orthodox Parish-Community of the Dormition of the Theotokos is situated in the South-Eastern Brisbane suburb of Mt Gravatt. At its heart is the Church of which the current one was established under the then-guidance of Reverend Father Isidoros Sideris (+ 1989), with the foundation stone being laid in 1974. Our current Parish priests are the Reverend Father Nicholas Brown, a graduate of St Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Theological College in Sydney, and the Very Reverend Father Constantine Lentakis who has faithfully served the Parish since 1980. Our Parish is under the spiritual care of His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos – Primate of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, and serves the many needs of the local Greek and English speaking Orthodox Christians.
Parish Admin Office: Monday to Friday, 9:30am to 2:30pm.
Priest’s Office: Monday, Wednesday & Thursday, 4pm to 5:30pm, Friday, 9:30am to 11am.Other times by appointment only.