You can follow Holy Week Easter proceedings on Channel 31 and online

Palm Sunday falls this weekend, marking the beginning of the Orthodox Easter Holy Week.

Palm Sunday commemorates the arrival of Jesus into Jerusalem, whereby palm branches were placed in his path before his arrest on Holy Thursday.

According to an announcement given to “Neos Kosmos” with the consent of the Holy Archdiocese of Australia, Bank of Sydney together with the Stamoulis family and the Greek Media Group will offer the Epitaph and Resurrection services in a live broadcast on free to air channel 44 (C31).

We ask all churches that are broadcasting to let us know (along with the hours of transmission and their page on Youtube, Facebook, etc.) by emailing us at editor@neoskosmos.com.au and we will make sure to inform our readers.

Upcoming services

  • Saturday of Lazarus
  • Palm Sunday
  • Holy Monday, Holy Tuesday and Holy Wednesday
  • Holy Thursday (The Last Supper)
  • Good Friday (The Peak of the Divine Drama, The Passions and the Crucifixion of Christ and the Epitaph)
  • Holy Saturday (Resurrection of Christ)
  • Easter Sunday

Where to view them

Victoria

Saint Haralambos (Templestowe)

– FRIDAY 10 APRIL / 7:00pm: Prayer for the welfare of the living
– SATURDAY 11 APRIL / 8:00am – 10:30am: Lazarus Liturgy
– SUNDAY 12 APRIL / 8:00am – 10:30am: Palm Sunday Liturgy
– SUNDAY 12 APRIL / 7:00pm – 8:00pm: Bridegroom Service
– MONDAY 13 APRIL / 7:00pm – 8:00pm: Bridegroom Service
– TUESDAY 14 APRIL / 7:00pm – 8:00pm: Bridegroom Service
– WEDNESDAY 15 APRIL / 7:00pm – 8:00pm: Bridegroom Service
– THURSDAY 16 APRIL / 8:00am – 10:30am: Holy Thursday Divine Liturgy
– THURSDAY 16 APRIL / 6:00pm – 9:30pm: Service of the Holy Passion (12 Gospels)
– FRIDAY 17 APRIL / 8:00am – 10:00am: The Great and Royal Hours
– FRIDAY 17 APRIL / 4:00pm – 5:00pm: The Un-nailing
– FRIDAY 17 APRIL / 7:00pm – 9:30pm: Epitaph
– SATURDAY 18 APRIL / 8:00am – 10:30am: Divine Liturgy
– SATURDAY 18 APRIL / 11:00pm – 1:30am: Resurrection and Divine Liturgy

View them on their YouTube channel or on their Facebook page.

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Saint Paraskevi (St Albans)

The church will be broadcasting all of its services throughout Holy Week from their Facebook page.

New South Wales

Saint Spyridon (Sydney)

The church will be broadcasting on their Facebook page where you can also find their live streaming schedule.

Western Australia

Saints Constantine and Helene (Perth)

The church will be broadcasting liturgies live on their Facebook page.