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Sunday, 23 September 2018 18:22

Spring BBQ - A Huge Success

It was a beautifully sunny spring day for our first ever BBQ, as people from different cultural backgrounds came together to raise funds for the missions in Bali and Sierra Leone who are helping parentless and impoverished children. It was a such a fun day and we hope to see you at the next one! Thanks for your generous support of these worthy causes. With love and God bless!

Photos from the event can be found in our Photo Gallery located here.

Friday, 21 September 2018 12:00

What's New (21/09/2018)

Upcoming Events

  • Sat Sep 22
    • 8:00AM, Hieromartyr Phocas - English Liturgy
    • 4:00PM, Vespers
  • Sun Sep 23
    • 8:00AM, 1st Sunday of Luke - Matins & Divine Liturgy
    • 4:00PM, Supplicatory Canon to the Theotokos - English
  • Wed Sep 26
    • 7:30AM, Translation of John the Theologian - Divine Liturgy
  • Fri Sep 28
    • 9:30AM, Supplicatory Canon to the Theotokos
  • Sat Sep 29
    • 8:00AM, Kyriakos the Anchorite - English Liturgy
    • 4:00PM, Vespers

 

Sunday Epistle & Gospel Explanations
1st Sunday of Luke (23/09/2018)

Epistle: Galatians 4:22-27

Gospel: Luke 5:1-11

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Friday, 14 September 2018 12:00

What's New (14/09/2018)

Upcoming Events

  • Sat Sep 15
    • 8:00AM, Great Martyr Nikitas - English Liturgy
    • 4:00PM, Vespers
  • Sun Sep 16
    • 8:00AM, Sunday after Holy Cross - Matins & Divine Liturgy
    • 4:00PM, Supplicatory Canon to the Theotokos - English
  • Mon Sep 17
    • 7:30AM, Martyrs Sophia, Pistis, Elpis, and Agape - Divine Liturgy
  • Fri Sep 21
    • 9:30AM, Supplicatory Canon to the Theotokos
  • Sat Sep 22
    • 8:00AM, Hieromartyr Phocas - English Liturgy
    • 4:00PM, Vespers

 

Sunday Epistle & Gospel Explanations
Sunday after Holy Cross (16/09/2018)

Epistle: Galatians 2:16-20

Gospel: Mark 8:34-38; 9:1

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Spring BBQ - Sun Sept 16

Friday, 07 September 2018 12:00

What's New (07/09/2018)

Upcoming Events

  • Sat Sep 8
    • 7:30AM, Nativity of the Theotokos - Divine Liturgy
    • 4:00PM, Vespers
  • Sun Sep 9
    • 8:00AM, Sunday before Holy Cross - Matins & Divine Liturgy
    • 4:00PM, Supplicatory Canon to the Theotokos - English
  • Fri Sep 14
    • 7:30AM, EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS (Strict Fast) - Divine Liturgy
    • 9:30AM, Supplicatory Canon to the Theotokos
  • Sat Sep 15
    • 8:00AM, Great Martyr Nikitas - English Liturgy
    • 4:00PM, Vespers

 

Sunday Epistle & Gospel Explanations
Sunday before Holy Cross (09/09/2018)

Epistle: Galatians 6:11-18

Gospel: John 3:13-17

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Monday, 03 September 2018 18:00

Our Bookstore - Now Bigger and Better!

As some of you may have noticed, from August 23, the bookstore took its next biggest step forward, expanding into a second room. Becoming too big for its own boots, it needed a refitting!

The new room now houses all the Greek books, male saints, cookbooks, spiritual counsel, spirituality, some Greek CD's, bracelets, youth books and parenting, as well as some icons.

In the main room, you will find all the other categories such as Bibles, Orthodoxy, marriage, liturgical, prayer, history, feasts, children's books, English CDs, more icons, as well as bits and bobs, and that's just to name a few!

Did we mention that we also have more stock and a bigger variety of books now? Well, we do!

So, explore through the photos below, or even better, come and visit us in person. We're certain that you won't leave empty handed.

We're open after the Church service every Sunday morning, and additionally, select days during the week. For more information, visit our resource page here.

Additionally, if you know what you are looking for and need to know if it is in stock, just send us an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Oh...and by the way, we also post out books to you for your convenience. Payment can be made by direct debit to: BSB 036-044 Account 330268

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Friday, 31 August 2018 20:01

Spring BBQ - September 16

Stay calm, and save the date!!!

DATE / TIME:
16 Sep 2018 @ 12PM

LOCATION:
Evangelismos Church Carpark
57 Carr Street, West Perth

COST:
Adults: $20
Children (under 10 yrs): $10

Friday, 31 August 2018 12:00

What's New (31/08/2018)

Upcoming Events

  • Sat Sep 1
    • 8:00AM, Beginning of the Indiction - English Liturgy
    • 4:00PM, Vespers
  • Sun Sep 2
    • 8:00AM, 14th Sunday of Matthew - Matins & Divine Liturgy
  • Fri Sep 7
    • 9:30AM, Supplicatory Canon to the Theotokos
  • Sat Sep 8
    • 7:30AM, Nativity of the Theotokos
    • 4:00PM, Vespers

 

Sunday Epistle & Gospel Explanations
14th Sunday of Matthew (02/09/2018)

Epistle: 2 Corinthians 1:21-24;2:1-4

Gospel: Matthew 22:2-14

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Wednesday, 29 August 2018 12:07

WAMGLTA PL A Winner!

The West Australian Modern Greek Language Teachers’ Association Inc. (WAMGLTA) held its inaugural Professional Learning (PL) session on Saturday 25 August at The Evangelismos Greek Language School in West Perth. The event was hosted by the school, inclusive of a delicious lunch, which was blessed by Reverend Father Emmanuel Stamatiou.

The formal part of the PL session began promptly at 1.15 pm with a brief welcome address by the Chair the WAMGLTA Committee, Dr Angela Evangelinou-Yiannakis. It included a brief history of the Association, with particular reference to the fact that it was established on 24 August 2016 and exactly two years later, it was holding its first PL session, achieving one of its constitutional objectives.

  

The PL, aptly named ‘Best Practice’ in the Greek Language Classroom, drew on the existing local expertise of Greek Language Teachers from the various Greek Education Providers here in WA. With the firm belief that the collective expertise of our existing practitioners is as good as any ‘imported product’, an agenda was prepared that included four presenters with their nominated ‘best practice’ item:

  • Ms Fay Giannaris: ‘Souvlaki’ Language Game and Tic Tac Toe Programming for Differentiation
  • Mrs Christina Panovrakou: Dictation and Vocabulary (handy hints for teachers to help their students remember Greek orthography and lexicon)
  • Mr George Anastassiadis: ‘What’s in the bag?’ Role Play
  • Ms Catherine Papanastasiou: Using Music to reinforce Language

     

The presentations were well prepared and hands-on in their approach, with the use of IT and other resources to complement the content being delivered. The participants not only gained insight and some ‘best practice’ ideas from each of the presenters, they also enjoyed themselves whilst doing so, volunteering for activities, role play, and even singing along with Catherine!

  

A humble start to WAMGLTA’s PL initiatives, the 15 participants were impressed with the event. Sincere thanks are extended to Father Emmanuel for his blessing; to Mrs Irene Starr, Principal of The Evangelismos Greek Language School, for generously hosting the event in a warm and friendly environment; to each of the four presenters for their willingness to share their ‘best practice’ ideas with other teachers and for the effort that went into their inspirational presentations; and to all the participants for being part of this historic event.

A particular highlight was witnessing the first WAMGLTA PL come to fruition and seeing representation from the following Greek Education Providers; St. Andrew’s Grammar, The Centre for Hellenic Studies (Saturday School and After-hours Greek School), The Evangelismos Greek Language School, and Immaculate Heart College. This is one of the key objectives of WAMGLTA; to be an Association for all Greek Language Teachers from all Greek Education Providers in WA.

 

 

Dr Angela Evangelinou-Yiannakis
WAMGLTA Chairperson

 

28 August 2018

The following extract describes the first OXI Day memorial service held at Kings Park by the Perth Greek community for the 28 October 1940.

GREEK REMEMBRANCE DAY

Observance in Perth.

Members of the Greek ex-Servicemen’s League of WA laid a wreath on the State War Memorial yesterday in honour of Australian and Greek comrades. The occasion was the second anniversary of the invasion of Greece. A parade of Greek veterans of the last war and Greek nationals now serving in the Australian Forces took place. The wreath was placed by the State president of the league (Mr D. G. Joannides), a detachment of St Paul’s boy scouts forming a guard of honour.

At the service at the War Memorial Major H. M. Pullin represented the Commander, WA L of C Area, and Capt A. Symonds led the parade. Others present were Mr E. Needham, MLA. Colonel WO Mansbridge, representing the State executive of the RSL, Mr D. Reed, secretary of the Perth sub-branch, the Rev J. Chauvel, of St Paul’s Church of England, Mr P. Michelides, representing the Greek Community, Mr N. Marich, Consul for Yugoslavia, Mr A. Papadopoulos, late Consul for Greece in Japan, Mrs W. Aston, superintendent of the Winston Churchill Club with a group of the CIS, Mr C. Demetriades, late president of the Greek Community in Shanghai, Mr N. Papastatis, president of the Hellenic Union, and officers of a Greek ship.

At 11:30 am a memorial service was conducted by the Rev C. Mannessis at the Greek Orthodox Church, Parker-street. In the evening the annual reunion of Greek ex-servicemen was held.

 

Reference: West Australian (Perth, WA: 1879 – 1954), Monday 2 November 1942, page 2

Sourced by: Dr John N Yiannakis OAM

Friday, 24 August 2018 12:00

What's New (24/08/2018)

Upcoming Events

  • Sat Aug 25
    • 8:00AM, Apostle Bartholomew - English Liturgy
    • 4:00PM, Vespers
  • Sun Aug 26
    • 8:00AM, 13th Sunday of Matthew - Matins & Divine Liturgy
  • Wed Aug 29
    • 7:30AM, Beheading of the Forerunner - Divine Liturgy
  • Fri Aug 31
    • 7:30AM, Venerable Sash of the Theotokos - Divine Liturgy
  • Sat Sep 1
    • 8:00AM, Beginning of the Indiction - English Liturgy
    • 4:00PM, Vespers

 

Sunday Epistle & Gospel Explanations
13th Sunday of Matthew (26/08/2018)

Epistle: 1 Corinthians 16:13-24

Gospel: Matthew 21:33-42

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Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia News

In case you haven't already had a look, the August edition of the "Vema" Newspaper is out and can be downloaded from here (the Greek version is also available from here).

Some of the stories that you can read about are:

  • National Tragedy - Death Toll Rises in Deadly Greece Wildfire
  • The Foundation and Justification of Freedom - Part 2, by Archbishop Stylianos of Australia
  • Letter from Maroubra

 

Greek Orthodox Christian Society of Sydney - "Lychnos" Magazine

The "Lychnos" is a Greek Orthodox magazine produced specifically for young people by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia. It covers current issues facing young people, scripture readings, questions and answers, and more. We highly recommend reading through it. The August/September edition of the "Lychnos" magazine is out and can be downloaded from here.

Some of the stories that you can read about are:

  • The Mother of Life
  • The Miracle of Friendship
  • What is Meant by Christ's Words, “Heaven and earth will pass away” (Matt 24:35)?

...and much more!

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