Bookstore (21)

Wednesday, 07 March 2018 07:28

New in the Bookstore

A Boy’s Journey to Sainthood: St. Paisios the Athonite
by Anna Iakovou

The saints of our Church, even the greatest elders and ascetics, were once children!

On one summer day, in Konitsa of Epirus (Northern Greece), the young Arseny beheld the “Light of the world” with his own eyes. Over the years, this very child grew up to become the beloved saint we know today as St. Paisios the Athonite.

In this book, children will learn about the life of St. Paisios through sweet and moving stories, filled with wisdom and joy.

For children ages 5 to 12


Everything Tells Us about God
by Katherine Bolger Hyde

Inspired by a story told by Father Thomas Hopko

The world is like a giant puzzle God made that teaches us about Himself. Every piece—earth, sea, and sky, plants, animals, and people—reveals something about who He is and why we're here. Everything Tells Us about God will help children recognize the beautiful and sometimes mysterious pieces of this puzzle for themselves.


St Seraphim's Beatitudes : Blessings for Our Path to Heaven, Based on the Life of the Wonderworker of Sarov
by Daniel William Marshall

This hardbound, 32-page, full-color life of St. Seraphim of Sarov delights with lavish, historically-accurate illustrations and inspiring stories that every young Christian will enjoy reading again and again. Short sayings patterned after the Lord’s Beatitudes present St. Seraphim’s wisdom in clear, memorable phrases.

Product Reviews:

“This is the best children’s Orthodox book I’ve seen!”
— Heiromonk Alexander, Hermitage of the Holy Cross


Fasting as a Family: Planning and Preparing Delicious Lenten Meals
by Melissa Naasko

Does every fasting day or season find you scanning your pantry shelves in a panic, wondering what in the world to cook for dinner? Help is on the way! Melissa Naasko, food blogger and mother of 11, will walk you through the process of stocking your Lenten pantry, planning meals, providing for tight budgets and dietary restrictions, and cooking easy, delicious, and varied fast-appropriate meals that both kids and adults will love. With worry about food a thing of the past, you'll be able to focus on the spiritual aspect of the fasts as never before. (Includes an extensive recipe section.)

Saturday, 02 December 2017 19:49

Stuck for Christmas Gifts?

The Evangelismos Bookshop has a range of gifts perfect for friends and family, particularly for your children and godchildren.
A range of children's books, prayer books, gold and silver decorative icons, crosses and even icons to go on your Christmas tree are in stock.


Please note the bookshop will be closed from 20th December and reopening on Thursday 11 January 2018 – weekdays. Sundays open as usual after the Divine Liturgy.

For any inquiries contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Thursday, 26 October 2017 22:34

Bookstore - Up to 40% Discounts on CDs

Are you still looking for that special Christmas gift? Well, look no further!

On Sunday, 5 November, the Evangelismos bookstore will be discounting a large range of CD's.

This sale will occur just outside the Church, at the conclusion of the service.

Discounts will be ranging from 20-40%. That's a huge saving!

So, book the date in, come past, and pay us a visit.

We'll be waiting :)

Wednesday, 22 March 2017 20:39

News from Our Bookstore


Season of Repentance: Lenten Homilies of Saint John of Kronstadt
by Ivan Ilyich Sergiev

Each year we begin anew the journey to the radiant feast of Pascha, we are in the season of repentance known as Great Lent.

The homilies presented in this modest volume, from St John of Kronstadt—one of the spiritual giants of the Orthodox Church of Russia—can both encourage and inform us in this struggle of the fast.


Prosphora Seals (Large)

These are a larger size than normal - 16cm - which should fit the diameter of the arto bread. Arrival has been estimated for the first week of April.

Wednesday, 15 March 2017 17:05

New Children's Books Now Available

Η Μεγάλη Εβδομάδα του Νικόλα
by Μαρίνα Παλιάκη

Nikolas learns about the basic fact that we celebrate each day of Holy Week with simple and graceful manner. At the same time he familiarizes himself with what happens each day, in the Church, so that he can also participate.

A book for children 3 until 5 years with rich illustrations and simple text that will make the children enjoy the Easter period.

Ανακαλύπτω τις Γιορτές με Χαρούμενες Δραστηριότητες 3
by Σταυρούλα Σταμάτη

Focussing on iconography, each icon reveals a 'treasure'. It guides children through the major Feasts of our Church and presents beautiful icons to copy.

Saturday, 28 January 2017 18:42

Relocation of Our Bookstore

We would just like to announce that our bookstore has now officially relocated to a more permanent residence. It will now be operating from the house directly facing the Church, at 59 Carr St West Perth.

A lot of work was put into making this relocation possible, and we are really happy with the results. The store is now operating from a bigger and better location, where books and spiritual items can be better showcased. If you haven't visited it yet, we definitely recommend popping your head in after Church.

Our bookstore is a "not for profit" service run by volunteers, with all profit made on sales going towards the purchase and expansion of the range of titles available. An extensive range of items are available for purchase. These include but are not limited to:

  • Books
  • Icons
  • Crosses
  • CDs
  • Prayer Ropes
  • Oil Lamps
  • Incense and Incense Burners
  • Fridge Magnets
  • Greeting Cards

...and more

So, make sure to come past after Church, browse our huge collection, meet our helpers, and maybe even buy something special for yourself or someone else.

Books Oil Lamps

Small Icons Crosses, Prayer Beads, Other

Saturday, 28 January 2017 18:17

St Tabitha 2017 Wall Calendars - New Stock

At the end of last year, we announced the arrival of the Central Philoptohos of St Tabitha 2017 Wall Calendars.

The Calendar is a great reference tool for the whole year and is a must for every orthodox house.

They are incredibly popular, and as a result, stock was diminished rather quickly.

We would just like to announce that a new batch of calendars have just come in, and the 2017 Wall Calendars are again available for purchase. Prices are still at $20, if anyone is interested.

Saturday, 28 January 2017 10:37

New in the Bookstore

The Morning Offering
by Abbot Tryphon

Abbot Tryphon's reflections on faith and contemporary life have been collected in book form, with one entry for each day of the year. Start your day with The Morning Offering and keep yourself oriented toward Christ all through the day.

About the author: The Very Rev. Fr. Tryphon is abbot of All-Merciful Saviour Monastery on Vashon Island in the Puget Sound.

Parenting toward the KINGDOM: Orthodox Christian Principals of Child Rearing
by Philip Mamalakis, PHD

The Orthodox Christian tradition is filled with wisdom and guidance about the biblical path of salvation. Yet this guidance remains largely inaccessible to parents and often disconnected from the parenting challenges we face in our homes. Parenting Toward the Kingdom will help you make the connections between the spiritual life as we understand it in the Orthodox Church and the ongoing challenges of raising children. It takes the best child development research and connects it with the timeless truths of our Christian faith to offer you real strategies for navigating the challenges of daily life.

About the author: Dr. Philip Mamalakis, with his wife Georgia and seven children, lives in Boston, Massachusetts, where he is the Assistant Professor of Pastoral Care at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. Dr. Mamalakis directs the field education program and teaches classes on pastoral care,marriage and family, grief, death and dying, and topics related to pastoral counseling. He has a private practice in Newton, Massachusetts, where he works with individuals, couples, and families. Dr. Mamalakis has an M.Div. from Holy Cross and a Ph.D. from Purdue University in child development and family studies, specializing in marriage and family therapy. He has been offering parenting courses and writing on parenting for 21 years. He enjoys leading seminars and retreats on intimacy, relationships, marriage, parenting, and family life as well as Orthodoxy and psychology.


Saint Paisios of Mount Athos
by Hieromonk Isaac
Translated by Hieromonk Alexis (Trader) PhD, and Fr Peter Heers
Edited by Hieromonk Alexis (Trader) PhD, Fr Evdokimos (Goranitis) and Philip Navarro

Two years has already passed since 13th January 2015, the day when Elder Paisios of the Holy Mountain was declared a Saint of Orthodox Church by the decision of the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. Since then he has been venerated as a Saint, even though he was considered a Saint during his lifetime.
Saint Paisios of Mount Athos (1924-1994) was one of the greatest and most revered elders of the Orthodox Church in the twentieth century. An inheritor and conveyed of the ascetic ethos and dogmatic consciousness of the Holy Apostles and Holy Fathers, he lived the monastic life in obscurity on the Holy Mountain of Athos in northern Greece but became a beacon of true life in Christ to faithful throughout the world. He committed himself entirely into the hands of God and God in turn gave him as a light and guide to all who seek the Truth and salvation....

This is the second Edition in English, since the first edition has gone out of print. This book has been very warmly received, especially in Australia.

Monday, 12 December 2016 20:28

Important Notice From the Bookstore

As you may know, we are currently in the process of relocating the Bookstore to a more permanent location (the Community House next to the Church). Therefore, from Monday 19 December, the Bookstore will close for two weeks to accommodate the move. This means that your last chance to purchase a Christmas gift, or just some personal reading material, is Sunday 18 December.

If you've been following our news, you'll know that we stock all sorts of religious items in our store for all age groups. So, if you're looking for something in particular, or just want to have a browse, pop in and have a look! We won't disappoint :)

Monday, 12 December 2016 20:02

New to Our Bookstore



Know the Faith: A Handbook for Orthodox Christian Inquirers
by Fr. Michael Shanbour

Over the centuries since the Great Schism between the Eastern and Western Churches, the two groups have diverged to the point that they often no longer understand each other’s vocabulary, let alone the fundamental concepts on which each faith is built. Know the Faith is an attempt to present Orthodox Christianity in a way Western Christians can understand, grounding each point in Scripture and patristic theology, with comparisons to what Catholics and Protestants believe. Whether you are an Orthodox Christian seeking to explain your faith to others or an inquirer into this ancient faith, Know the Faith will help you understand and communicate the Orthodox faith as never before.


Goodnight Jesus (board book)
Author - Angela Isaacs, Illustrator - Nicholas Malara

Goodnight Jesus is a sweet, gentle story that acknowledges all the people we know and love as nighttime draws near and bedtime kisses are given to everyone from saints to siblings. What better way than through a kiss to say goodbye to the day?

This 24-page board book, beautifully illustrated by iconographer and artist Nicholas Malara, is sturdy enough for lots of use and will become the favorite of many little ones who want just one last kiss before drifting off to sleep.


Shepherding Sam
by Melinda Johnson

Sam’s Aunt Eva says he’s like a tornado—he causes a ruckus everywhere he goes. But Aunt Eva won’t give up on Sam, and neither will Saucer, the monastery’s corgi puppy. Saucer lives at the monastery, but he dreams of herding sheep. With no sheep in his life, Saucer tries to herd everyone else—farm animals, nuns, and especially Sam. Sam doesn’t want to follow anyone, not even a funny puppy. But Saucer knows that if he just keeps trying, he can bring this lonely boy back to the flock.




Religious Icons

Some small hanging icons for either Christmas tree, babies cot or in the car.

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