Holy Feast of the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ | 2015 (Sydney)

Check this year’s Christmas Service Times

Commemoration of St George

Dear beloved,

On behalf of the St George parish, St George committee is inviting you all to St Georges commemoration day which will be celebrated on the 1st of November 2015.

Holy Eucharistic service (raza) will be conducted by HB mar Meelis Zaia, at st George parish (310 Bunnerong road Matraville, 2036) (Matraville primary school). Raza starts 9am, and followed by entertainment and food.

Please bring family and friends and come along. There has been buses organized to depart from Assyrian Australian social centre (former Nineveh club) for those that do not want to drive, tickets can be purchased from committees after Sunday raza. $25 per ticket.

See Maryam from St Mary’s committee for further information on buses.

Spring Festival 2015

The Assyrian Schools (St Hurmizd Primary & St Narsai High Schools) are hosting
their Inaugural Spring Festival on Sunday the 27th September (during the school
holidays).

The festival will be held at the high school grounds (Nineveh Lounge),
commencing 10 am (or after the conclusion of the Holy Eucharist) till 5 pm in
the evening.
The festival will comprise of carnival rides for all ages, hot foods & sweets,
markets, carnival foods and much more.

All proceeds will go towards the School Building Fund.

We hope to see the entire community there. God bless you for your continued
support.

10431574_1026422254057082_5371908336842647107_n

Holy Feast of the Transfiguration (Gelyana)

Please note that HB Mar Meelis Zaia AM Metropolitan will celebrate the Holy Raza of the Feast of the Transfiguration (Gelyana) at St Hurmizd’s Cathedral at 8:30am on Thursday 6 August 2015.

ACEYAS’ annual Walkathon is back!

This year the Walkathon will take place on Sunday 21 June 2015. The walk will start and end at St Hurmizd’s Cathedral, and will be officially be opened by HB Mar Meelis Zaia AM Metropolitan among reverend priests and deacons.

Registrations require a $10 fee (which will cover costs for shirts). You can register and pay with a youth committee member during Sunday night bible studies, or online via the following links:

Register: walkathon.syd.aceya.org/register
Download sponsorship form: walkathon.syd.aceya.org/form
Pay registration fee: walkathon.syd.aceya.org/pay
General donations: walkathon.syd.aceya.org/donate

We pray you have a blessed day.

God bless,
ACEYA • Sydney

Walkathon 2015

ACEYAS’ annual Walkathon is back!

This year the Walkathon will take place on Sunday 21 June 2015. The walk will start and end at St Hurmizd’s Cathedral, and will be officially be opened by HB Mar Meelis Zaia AM Metropolitan among reverend priests and deacons.

Registrations require a $10 fee (which will cover costs for shirts). You can register and pay with a youth committee member during Sunday night bible studies, or online via the following links:

Register: walkathon.syd.aceya.org/register
Download sponsorship form: walkathon.syd.aceya.org/form
Pay registration fee: walkathon.syd.aceya.org/pay
General donations: walkathon.syd.aceya.org/donate

We pray you have a blessed day.

God bless,
ACEYA • Sydney

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity: service on 18th May 2015

This year the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity will be in solidarity with the Eastern Churches of the Council.

Over the last year, the persecution against Christians in the Middle East has been severe.

This year Week of Prayer for Christian Unity will be held at the Assyrian Church of the East, as announced on the attached poster.

Theme for 2015:
Jesus said to her: “Give me to drink” (John 4:7)

Date: Monday 18th May 2015
Venue: St. Hurmizd Cathedral, Assyrian Church of the East
Address: 7-9 Greenfield Rd, Greenfield Park, NSW 2167, Australia
Time: 7.30-8.30pm followed by refreshments

Please come! Share with your friends, church and community! Don’t come alone, bring a friend with you!

Please use the attached poster to promote this service.

Hopefully, we will see you on the night!

Holy Synod Announcement: Passing of Catholicos- Patriarch

It is great sorrow and a heavy heart that His Beatitude Mar Aprem, Metropolitan of India and Patriarchal Vicar, in unison with all the members of the Holy Synod of the Assyrian Church of the East (absent were Mar Aprim Nathniel and Mar Narsai Benyamin due to visa difficulties), announce the falling asleep in the Lord of His Holiness Mar Dinkha IV, Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East. The late Patriarch passed at 10:04 am, this morning (Thursday, March 26, 2015) at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. His Holiness was surrounded by the prelates, clergy and family members. The prelates and clergy were in constant prayer at His Holiness’ bedside. The Patriarch’s viewing will take place on 7th April at St Andrews Church, Illinois and funeral will take place 8th April at St George Cathedral.

By Grace,

+Mar Awa Royel

Secretary of the Holy Synod

  

Passion Week 2015 – Service Times

Friday of Sorrow

Prayers for the Deceased

Pinegrove Memorial Park (8:30am) o Kingston Street Minchinbury NSW 2770

Rookwood Cemetery (10am) o Hawthorne Avenue Rookwood NSW 2141

 

The Passion of the Christ Screening (6:30pm) – Event Cinemas Liverpool o Tickets: syd.aceya.org/passion

Service Times

St Hurmizd’s Cathedral

7-9 Greenfield Road Greenfield Park NSW 2176

 

Monday of the Week of Weeks: Holy Raza (5:30pm)

Tuesday of the Week of Weeks: Holy Raza (5:30pm)

Wednesday of the Week of Weeks: Holy Raza (5:30pm)

Passover Thursday: Holy Raza and Washing of Feet (6pm)

Friday of Sorrow: Prayers (1pm)

Saturday of Light: Prayers (5pm) and Holy Raza (9pm)

Sunday of the Resurrection: Holy Raza (8am)

Monday of the Robber: Holy Raza (8am)

 

St Mary’s Church

94 Polding Street Smithfield NSW 2164

 

Passover Thursday: Holy Raza (8:30am) and Prayers and Washing of Feet (7pm)

Friday of Sorrow: Prayers (4pm)

Saturday of Light: Prayers (4:30pm) and Holy Raza (9pm)

Sunday of the Resurrection: Holy Raza (8am)

Monday of the Robber: Holy Raza (8am)

 

Sts Peter and Paul’s Church (English)

32-40 Kosovich Place Cecil Park NSW 2178

 

Passover Thursday: Prayers and Washing of Feet (8pm)

Friday of Sorrow: Prayers (4pm)

Saturday of Light: Prayers (7pm) and Holy Raza (9pm)

Sunday of the Resurrection: Holy Raza (8:30am)

Monday of the Robber: Holy Raza (8:30am)

 

St George’s Church

310 Bunnerong Road Matraville NSW 2036

 

Passover Thursday: Prayers and Washing of Feet (7pm)

Friday of Sorrow: Prayers (4pm)

Saturday of Light: Prayers (7pm) and Holy Raza (9pm)

Monday of the Robber: Holy Raza (9am)

 

Sts Peter and Paul’s Parish (Arabic)

94 Polding Street Smithfield NSW 2164

 

Monday of the Week of Weeks: Holy Raza (5pm)

Tuesday of the Week of Weeks: Holy Raza (5pm)

Wednesday of the Week of Weeks: Holy Raza (5pm)

Friday of Sorrow: Prayers (5pm)

Rejoice Resurrection Festival Raffle Draw

ACEYA is holding a raffle draw at this year’s Rejoice Resurrection Festival (Easter Monday). First prize is a trip for one to Greece and Israel (September 2015). Tickets will be available at all parishes every Sunday (starting from this Sunday). For more info, please contact ACEYA on 04 888 YOUTH (96884).

10668804_765361216887365_9074126968567722069_o