The Greek Orthodox Christian Society is an Orthodox Missionary Centre operating under the auspices of the
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia.

Recent News

Omatha boys mid-year winter retreat

This year’s Omatha boys mid-year retreat took place from 19th to 21st of July. Thirty-six boys and eleven teachers attended across three different camp sites. The highlight was the Sunday Divine Liturgy service at the Pantanassa Monastery, at which all attendees were provided with the blessing of venerating some [...]

But One Thing Is Needful

We need and want many things in our life. Yet, Christ says, “but one thing is needful”. What is this one thing that we need? The one thing that is needful is the salvation of our souls. This is our first priority. The needs and wants of the body are [...]

Visit to St John the Baptist Parish, Cairns

With the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos, a group of around 20 members of the Greek Orthodox Christian Society visited the parish of St John the Baptist, Cairns, on the weekend of July 21-22. The group was very warmly received by Fr Menelaos Hatzoglou and the entire parish [...]

Mid-Year Winter Retreats

From Friday 13 July to Sunday 15 July, boys from the youth fellowships (Ομάδες) of Kogarah, Belmore, Earlwood and Parramatta held their mid-year retreat at Mangrove Mountain, north of Sydney. The highlight of this retreat was the Divine Liturgy Service held at Pantanassa Monastery, celebrated by Abbot Eusebios, along [...]