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Happy Name Day to Anthony, Antonis, Antonia, Theodosis

Today, 17 January, marks the feast day of St Anthony. All those who have variations of the name, including Antonia, Antonios, Antonis, celebrate their name day, as well as Theodosios …

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Greek Orthodox Church seeks to connect and empower the youth

The world has vastly changed in the last 50 years, let alone the past century. The issues that young people are facing and having to navigate today are different to …

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Archbishop notes spirit of generosity at Epiphany and calls for greater effort to help fire victims

Thousands of people from Sydney’s Orthodox parishes and Greek communities, braved the light rain to converge on Yarra Bay Beach in Phillip Bay, to celebrate Epiphany on Sunday. It was …

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Greek communities across Australia raise money for bushfire victims

We will assist fundraising efforts by promoting any legitimate activity in the paper, online and social media. The Greek community and individuals across Australia have responded to the tragic and …

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Cretan Federation of Australia & New Zealand celebrates 40th anniversary

The Cretan Federation of Australia & New Zealand celebrated its 40th anniversary with the turn of the new year. To mark the occasion, the Cretan Association of South Australia hosted …

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Divers brave unusual weather conditions for Melbourne at Frankston Epiphany Day celebrations

The Blessing of the Waters ceremony took place in cool weather at Frankston. Drizzle, strong winds and a smoky atmosphere meant that only the ‘brave’ took the plunge to dive …

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Crowds gather to celebrate Epiphany Day at Rosebud

Melbourne’s Greeks showed up to participate in Theofania (Epiphany) celebrations at Rosebud on Monday, 6 January. Crowds gathered at Rosebud Pier for the Blessing of the Waters ceremony, and 20 …

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Greek Orthodox Community of St Albans builds closer ties with Archdiocese

In the new year, the issue of the Greek Community of St Albans’ membership in the Archdiocese has returned to the fore. So much so that former presidents, parish priest …

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Pavlidis no longer ECCV chief, but continues her work with FECCA

The Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) Board of Directors have elected Mr Eddie Micallef as the new Chairperson putting an end to outgoing Kris Pavlidis’ 2-year tenure. “With my …

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Community language grants are available for language learning

More young Australians will learn another language thanks to the Federal Government’s new $10m community languages grant program now open for applications. Acting Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and …