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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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Ετήσιο Γεύμα της Φιλοπτώχου Το Ετήσιο Γεύμα της Φιλοπτώχου φέτος θα λάβει μέρος την Κυριακή 15η Ιουλίου. Τα εισιτήρια είναι $35 και $15 για παιδιά άνω των 5 ετών. Υποστηρίξτε το έργο της Εκκλησίας μας με την παρουσία σας. Σας παρακαλούμε να προμηθευτείτε εγκαίρως τα εισιτήριά σας. On   Sunday   15   July   our   Church   will   commemorate   the   Miracle   of   St.   Euphemia.   Following   the   Liturgy   we   will   conduct   a procession   of   the   Icon   and   Relics   of   St.   Euphemia. Also   we   will   be   holding   the   annual   Philoptohos   Luncheon.   We   would   be pleased   to   see   you   and   your   family   to   celebrate   together   and   to   support   the   work   of   our   Church.   Tickets   are   $35   for   adults and $15 for children over 5 years οld. Please purchase your tickets before the day from a member of the Ladies Auxiliary.
ΚΑΤΗΧΗΤΙΚΟ ΣΧΟΛΕΙΟ Κάθε Κυριακή (μετά απ’ τη Θεία Κοινωνία)Sunday School every Sunday after Holy Communion (above the Church Hall) ΟΙ ΠΕΤΑΛΟΥΔΕΣ Κάθε Τετάρτη 10.00 - 12.00πμ. Συγκέντρωση για νήπια. “Little Butterflies”  Playgroup every Wednesday 10.00 - 12.00pm. in the Church hall. FELLOWSHIP St Euphemia Fellowship meets every Tuesday evening 7.30 - 9.00pm. in the Church hall. Come to learn more about your Orthodox Faith and your Orthodox Church!  All presentations are in English. For more information contact Fr Panagiotis on 0402219214 or Fr Peter on 0416145300. Ομιλίες στα Αγγλικά Οι νέοι και οι αγγλόφωνοι της ενορίας μας, συγκεντρώνονται κάθε Τρίτη 7.30 - 9.00μμ για ομιλίες στα αγγλικά. «Η Ελληνική Γωνιά»   Συνάντηση Ηλικιωμένων. Kάθε Τρίτη από ώρα 10.00πμ-12.00μμ.  “Greek Corner” - The weekly gathering of the elderly every Tuesday from 10.00 - 12.00pm. Chaplaincy at Western Sydney University During regular Semester Fr Panagiotis Protopsaltis visits the Bankstown Campus once a week. For more information please contact him.
ΙΟΥΝΙΟΣ 2018 1 η  Παρασκευή - Παράκλησις Υπεραγίας Θεοτόκου                                                   6.00μμ - 7.15μμ 3 η  ΚΥΡΙΑΚΗ - ΑΓΙΩΝ ΠΑΝΤΩΝ                                  Όρθρος & Θεία Λειτουργία 7.15πμ - 10.30πμ 8 η  Παρασκευή - Παράκλησις Υπεραγίας Θεοτόκου                                      6.00μμ - 7.15μμ 9 η  ΚΥΡΙΑΚΗ - Β’ Ματθαίου                                  Όρθρος & Θεία Λειτουργία 7.15πμ - 10.30πμ 10 η  ΚΥΡΙΑΚΗ -  ΑΓΡΥΠΝΙΑ  - Απ. Βαρθολομαίου και Βαρνάβα και Αγίου Λουκά Κριμαίας Παράκληση,  Εσπερινός, Όρθρος και Θεία Λειτουργία                                                     7.00μμ - 1.00πμ 12 η  Τρίτη - Αγ Ονουφρίου, Πέτρου του εν Άθω                                    Όρθρος & Θεία Λειτουργία 7.30πμ - 9.30πμ 15 η  Παρασκευή - Παράκλησις Υπεραγίας Θεοτόκου                                               6.00μμ - 7.15μμ 17 η  ΚΥΡΙΑΚΗ - Γ’ Ματθαίου                                  Όρθρος & Θεία Λειτουργία 7.30πμ - 10.30πμ 19 η  Τρίτη (Βράδυ) - Αγ Ιούδα                             Θεία Λειτουργία στα Αγγλικά 7.30μμ - 8.45μμ 22 α  Παρασκευή - Παράκλησις Υπεραγίας Θεοτόκου                                        6.00μμ - 7.15μμ 24 η  ΚΥΡΙΑΚΗ - Δ’ Ματθαίου (Γενέθλιον Τιμίου Προδρόμου)              Όρθρος & Θεία Λειτουργία 7.15πμ - 10.30πμ 29 η  Παρασκευή - Αγ. Πέτρου και Παύλου                                            Όρθρος & Θεία Λειτουργία 7.30πμ - 10.00πμ 30 η  Σάββατο - Σύναξις των Αγ. Αποστόλων                                              Όρθρος & Θεία Λειτουργία 7.30πμ - 9.30πμ JUNE 2018 1 st  Friday - Paraklesis to the Theotokos                                6.00pm - 7.15pm 3 rd  SUNDAY - ALL SAINTS                           Matins & Divine Liturgy 7.15am - 13.30am 7 th  Friday - Paraklesis to the Theotokos                                             6.00pm - 7.15pm 10 th  SUNDAY - Second Sunday of Matthew                                              Matins & Divine Liturgy 7.15am - 10.30am 10 th  SUNDAY - EVENING VIGIL  Ap. Bartholomew & Barnabas and St Luke of Crimea             Paraklesis, Great Vespers, Matins and Divine Liturgy                                                  7.00pm - 1.00am 12 th  Tuesday - Saint Onouphrios                                      Matins & Divine Liturgy 7.30am - 9.30am 15 th  Friday - Paraklesis to the Theotokos                                    6.00pm - 7.15pm 17 th  SUNDAY - Third Sunday of Matthew                                    Matins & Divine Liturgy 7.15am - 10.30am 19 th  Tuesday (evening) - Saint Jude the Apostle                                  Divine Liturgy in English 7.30pm - 8.45pm 22 nd  Friday - Paraklesis to the Theotokos                                    6.00pm - 7.15pm 24 th  SUNDAY - Third Sunday of Matthew (Nativity of St. John the Baptist)                                                                     Matins & Divine Liturgy 7.15am - 10.30am 29 th  Friday - Apostles Peter and Paul                                     Matins & Divine Liturgy 7.30am - 10.00am 30 th  Saturday - Synaxis of the 12 Apostles                                       Matins & Divine Liturgy 7.30am - 9.30am
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Synaxis of the Holy, Glorious and All-Praised Twelve Apostles Commemorated on June 30 The Synaxis of the Glorious and All-Praiseworthy Twelve Apostles of Christ appears to be an ancient Feast. The Church honors each of the Twelve Apostles on separate dates during the year, and has established a general commemoration for all of them on the day after the commemoration of the Glorious and First-Ranked among the Apostles Peter and Paul. The holy God-crowned Emperor Constantine the Great (May 21) built a church in Constantinople in honor of the Twelve Apostles. There are instructions for celebrating this Feast which date from the fourth century.
Apolytikion of Synaxis of the 12 Apostles
Third Tone
O Holy Apostles, intercede to our merciful God, that He may grant our souls forgiveness of sins.
Kontakion of Synaxis of the 12 Apostles
Second Tone
O Lord, receive the steadfast and divinely voiced preachers, the pinnacle of Your disciples, unto
their rest and the enjoyment of Your blessings. You received, above every offering, their labors
and their life. You alone know what the heart holds.
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  4.30 - 6.30μ.μ  Office Hours Monday to Friday  4.30pm to 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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