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St Euphemia Greek Orthodox College 202 STACEY STEET BANKSTOWN NSW 2200 PHONE : (02) 9796 8240 FAX : (02) 9790 7354 www.steuphemia.nsw.edu.au Yet again, our College was one of the High Achieving Schools in New South Wales and one of the best in the local area. Our results in 2014 were again exceptional and highlight the status of our College. There are limited vacancies from Kindergarten to Year 12 for those considering to enrol their children. Give your child the gift of a safe and successful learning journey by enrolling them at Saint Euphemia College. For more information, please contact the Principals on 9796 8240.
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Join the St Euphemia fellowship and  learn everything about our Orthodox Christian faith. Our fellowship is open  for all ages! Divine liturgy in English   Bible study  Talks & group discussions    Social events & monastery trips. Fellowship is held at the parish hall  and commences at 7.30am.  Also, the Divine Liturgy in English is  held the third tuesday of every month  commencing at 7.30 pm.  For more info, please contact : Fr Panagiotis on 0402219214 or Fr Peter on 0416145300. You can also email us at fellowship@steuphemia.org.au 
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Greek Orthodox Parish and Community of Bankstown St Euphemia :  6-12 East Terrace, Bankstown NSW, 2200 Τηλέφωνο Εκκλησίας - Church Phone :  (02) 9709 6908 Ωρες Γραφείου Δευτέρα-Παρασκευή  4.30μ.μ - 6.30μ.μ  Office Hours Monday to Friday  4.30pm - 6.30pm Για Μνημόσυνα και Αρτοκλασίες - (02) 9709 6908 Memorial Services & Artoklasies  -  (02) 9709 6908 ΤΗΛ ΙΕΡΕΩΝ: π.Παναγιώτης Πρωτοψάλτης  (Fr Panagiotis) : 0402 219 214  π.Παναγιώτης Μαυρομμάτης  (Fr Peter)  :  0416 145 300 St Euphemia’ is a canonical Greek Orthodox Church serving the spiritual and community needs of the Bankstown area in Sydney. It functions through the authority of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia under the jurisdiction of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. St Euphemia Parish is also responsible for the founding and continuing development of St Euphemia College.
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Π Ρ Ο Γ Ρ Α Μ Μ Α   Σ Ε Π Τ Ε Μ Β Ρ Ι ΟΥ  2019 1/9 ΚΥΡΙΑΚΗ - Αρχή της Ινδίκτου                                   Όρθρος & Θεία Λειτουργία  7.15πμ.– 10.30μμ. 2/9 Δευτέρα - Αγ. Μάμα                                   Όρθρος & Θεία Λειτουργία  7.30πμ.– 9.30πμ. 6/9 Παρασκευή - Το εν Χώναις θαύμα Αρχ. Μιχαήλ -             Όρθρος & Θεία Λειτουργία 7.30πμ.-9.30πμ. 8/9 ΚΥΡΙΑΚΗ - ΠΡΟ ΤΗΣ ΥΨΩΣΕΩΣ   (Γενέσιον της Υπερ. Θεοτόκου)                                                     Όρθρος & Θ. Λειτουργία  7.15πμ.-10.30πμ. 11/9 Tετάρτη - Οσίας Θεοδώρας                          Όρθρος & Θεία Λειτουργία 7.30πμ.-9.30πμ. 14/9 Σάββατο - ΥΨΩΣΙΣ ΤΙΜΙΟΥ ΣΤΑΥΡΟΥ  -                           Όρθρος & Θεία Λειτουργία  7.30πμ.-10.00πμ. 15/9 ΚΥΡΙΑΚΗ - ΜΕΤΑ ΤΗΝ ΥΨΩΣΙΝ                                             Όρθρος & Θ. Λειτουργία  7.15πμ.-10.30πμ. Πανήγυρης Ιερού Ναού (Κυριακή Βράδυ) Πανηγυρικός Εσπερινός Αγίας Ευφημίας 7.00μμ.-8.30μμ. 16/9 Δευτέρα - ΑΓ. ΕΥΦΗΜΙΑΣ  ΜΕΓΑΛΟΜΑΡΤΥΡΩΣ -                Όρθρος & Θεία Λειτουργία 7.30πμ.-10.30πμ. 17/9 Τρίτη - Αγ. Σοφίας, Πίστεως, Ελπίδας & Αγάπης        Όρθρος & Θεία Λειτουργία 7.30πμ -9.30πμ. 17/9 Τρίτη (Βράδυ) -                                                          Θεία Λειτουργία στα Αγγλικά    7.30μμ - 8.45μμ 20/9 Παρασκευή - Αγ. Ευσταθίου                             Όρθρος & Θεία Λειτουργία 7.30πμ.-9.30πμ. 22/9 KYΡΙΑΚΗ - Α΄ ΛΟΥΚΑ                                      Όρθρος & Θεία Λειτουργία 7.30πμ.-9.30πμ. 23/9 Δευτέρα - Σύλληψις Προδρόμου                             Όρθρος & Θεία Λειτουργία 7.30πμ.-9.30πμ. 24/9 Τρίτη - Παναγίας Μυρτ., Θέκλης Ισαπ.                             Όρθ. & Θ. Λειτουργία 7.30πμ.-9.45πμ. 26/9 Πέμπτη - Μετάστασις Αγ. Ιωάννου Θεολόγου                    Όρθρος & Θ. Λειτ. 7.30πμ.-9.30πμ. 29/9 KYΡΙΑΚΗ - Β΄ ΛΟΥΚΑ                                     Όρθρος & Θεία Λειτουργία 7.15πμ.-10.30πμ Παράκλησις της Θεοτόκου κάθε Παρασκευή 6μ.μ. - 7.00μ.μ.  Ακολουθεί μελέτη της Αγίας Γραφής στα Ελληνικά. Κάθε Σάββατο βράδυ θα τελείται ο Εσπερινός της Κυριακής από ώρα 5.30μμ - 6.30μμ.  S E R VI C E S   F O R   S E P T E M B E R  2 0 1 9 1/9 SUNDAY - Beginning of the Indictus (Church Year) Matins & Divine Liturgy 7.15am-10.30am 2/9  Monday - St. Mamas                            Matins & Divine Liturgy 7.30am-9.30am. 6/9  Friday - Miracle of Archangel Michael                            Matins & Divine Liturgy 7.30am-9.30am. 8/9 SUNDAY - Sunday Before the Holy Cross                         (Birth of the Theotokos)  Matins & Divine Liturgy 7.15am-10.30am. 11/9 Wednesday - St. Theodora the Martyr                            Matins & Divine Liturgy 7.30am-9.30am. 14/9 Saturday - Exaltation of the Holy Cross                            Matins & Divine Liturgy 7.30am-10.00am. 15/9 SUNDAY - Sunday after the Holy Cross                                Matins & Divine Liturgy 7.15am-10.30am. FEAST DAY OF OUR CHURCH (Sunday Evening) Great Vespers for Feast of St. Euphemia 7.00pm.-8.30pm. 16/9 Monday - ST. EUPHEMIA THE GREAT MARTYR Matins & Divine Liturgy 7.30am-10.30am. 17/9 Tuesday - Martyrs Sophia, Pistis, Elpis & Agape   Matins & Divine Liturgy 7.30am-9.30am. 17/9 Tuesday                                                                                     Divine Liturgy in English 7.30pm - 8.45pm 20/9 Friday - St. Eustathios                  Matins & Divine Liturgy 7.30am-9.30am. 22/9  SUNDAY - 1 st  Sunday of Luke                           Matins & Divine Liturgy 7.15am-10.30am. 23/9 Monday - Conception of the Forerunner                           Mat. & Divine Liturgy 7.30am-9.30am. 24/9 Tuesday - Our Lady of Myrtles, St. Thekla                          Mat. & Divine Liturgy 7.30am-9.45am. 26/9 Thursday - Transl. of John the Theologian                         Mat. & Divine Liturgy 7.30am-9.30am. 29/9 SUNDAY - 2 nd  Sunday of Luke                          Matins & Divine Liturgy 7.15am-10.30am. Supplications to the Theotokos every Friday 6pm - 7.00pm  Followed by Bible Study in Greek. Every Saturday evening we will be conducting the Vespers service between 5.30pm - 6.30pm.
Greatmartyr Euphemia the All-praised Commemorated September 16th "The Holy Great Martyr Euphemia the All-Praised was the daughter of Christians, the senator Philophronos and Theodosia. She suffered for Christ in the year 304 in the city of Chalcedon, on the banks of the Bosphorus opposite Constantinople. The Chalcedon governor Priscus circulated an order to all the inhabitants of Chalcedon and its surroundings to appear at a pagan festival to worship and offer sacrifice to an idol of Ares, threatening grave torments for anyone who failed to appear. During this impious festival, 49 Christians were hidden in one house, where they secretly attended services to the True God. The young maiden Euphemia was also among those praying there. Soon the hiding place of the Christians was discovered, and they were brought before Priscus to answer for themselves. For nineteen days the martyrs were subjected to various tortures and torments, but none of them wavered in their faith nor consented to offer sacrifice to the idol. The governor, beside himself with rage and not knowing any other way of forcing the Christians to abandon their faith, sent them for trial to the emperor Diocletian. He kept the youngest, the virgin Euphemia, hoping that she would not remain strong if she were all alone. St Euphemia, separated from her brethren in faith, fervently prayed the Lord Jesus Christ, that He strengthen her in her impending ordeal. Priscus at first urged the saint to recant, promising her earthly blessings, but then he gave the order to torture her.  Read more here