The first archdiocesan district of New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory comprises 45 parishes, 1 cathedral, 1 chapel and 3 monasteries. The archdiocese is a jurisdiction of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. There are few other smaller church organisations that govern churches and also other independent Greek Orthodox jurisdictions under other church bodies. Their churches are listed below. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
The ancient Orthodox Christian faith, in the Land of the Southern Cross
In an atmosphere of spiritual joy and with deep emotion the memory of Saints Peter and Paul, the Chief of the Apostles, and the first anniversary of the enthronement of His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia were commemorated in Sydney. This double celebration was combined with the promotion of a young, worthy and dearly beloved […]. Saints, Fasting, Feasts, and Readings. Liturgical Texts in both English and Greek.
Take a rare glimpse inside Australia's most expensive properties ever - and the surprising Aussie duo that snapped them up. The view from the apartment overlooking Sydney Harbour. But a luxury Sydney apartment, with stunning views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Opera House, a concierge and a heated indoor pool, is the new residence of the leader of the Greek Orthodox Church of Australia. For months, the purchase remained shrouded in mystery, despite whispers in the Greek Orthodox community, with the vendors originally declining to reveal the sale price. But the actual cost has sparked an unholy row within the tight-knit Greek Orthodox community and new revelations of the role of a Liberal senator in securing Australian residency for Archbishop Makarios, who had turned up for his new job on a tourist visa. Claims that the late Archbishop approved of the property purchase have been hotly denied by the nephew of Archbishop Stylianos, lawyer Nikolaos Kalliouras, in the Greek newspaper Neos Kosmos. How the apartment looks on the inside.
It was designed by C. Summerhayes and built from to by J. It is also known as Ayia Trias and Agia Triada. Orthodoxy arrived in Australia in the late nineteenth century when significant numbers of Greek, Lebanese and Russian immigrants made their way here from their homelands. The early migrants were attracted to Australia for a number of reasons, but particularly by the prospect of a new land and the chance to better their lives by amassing their fortunes in a developing settlement. Although the Lebanese migrants, known originally as Syrians, made a more permanent move by bringing their families and culture with them, the Greek migrants saw their Australian experience as a temporary measure to build their financial security before returning home to the Motherland and their families in Greece.