Priest and Deacon Ordinations in Melbourne

His Beatitude Mar Meelis Zaia AM, Metropolitan of Australia, New Zealand and Lebanon has made an episcopal sojourn to Melbourne, where he elevated Deacon Antawan Mikhail to the sacred priesthood and announced the city’s new church name.

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Feast of the Epiphany

The Holy Eucharist will be offered in remembrance of the holy baptism of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ by John the Baptist. The service of holy baptism will be offered at the conclusion of the Eucharist in both churches.

Service times

Australia – NSW
St Hurmizd’s Cathedral
8:30am – H.B Mar Meelis Zaia AM

St Mary’s Church
8:30am – Rev. Gewargis Atto

Australia – VIC
St George’s Church
9:00am – Rev. Narsai Youkhanis

New Zealand – Auckland.
St. Mary’s church
9:00am – Rev. Toma Kanoun

Lebanon – Beirut
St George’s Church
9:00am – Archdeacon Emmanuel Betyou

Feast of the Holy Birth of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ (Morning)

Details of all 2010 Christmas Masses for all of the dioceses.

Australia

St Hurmizds cathedral
7 am morning prayers and Holy Eucharist at 8 am by Chor-Bishop Ashoor Lazar
St Mary’s Church
7 am morning prayers and Holy Eucharist at 8 am by Reverend Younan Dawood

New Zealand

Auckland
10 am Holy Eucharist offered by Reverend Toma Kanoun in Auckland

Feast of the Holy Birth of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ (Night)

Details of all 2010 Christmas Masses for all of the dioceses.

Australia

St Hurmizds Cathedral – Sydney
6 pm shaharta (prayers) and Holy Eucharist at 10 pm by His Beatitude Mar Meelis Zaia
St Mary’s Church – Sydney
7 pm shaharta (prayers) and Holy Eucharist at 10 pm by Reverend Gewargis Atto
St George Parish – Sydney
8 pm shaharta (prayers) and Holy Eucharist at 10 pm by Reverend Younan Dawood at St George’s parish – Sydney
Ss Peter and Paul Parish – Sydney
8pm Prayer Vigil and Holy Eucharist at 10 pm by Reverend John Kushaba at Assyrian Australian Social Centre (ex-Nineveh Club)
Ishtar reception – Melbourne
8 pm shaharta (prayers) and Holy Eucharist at 10 pm by Reverend Gewargis Toma
St George’s parish (English) – Melbourne
8 pm shaharta (prayers) and Holy Eucharist at 10 pm by Reverend Narsai Youkhanis

New Zealand

12 am (midnight) Holy Eucharist offered by H.G. Mar Awgin Koryakos, Bishop of India in Wellington