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.

For more information visit the news website here.

ACH Assyrian School Picnic to Rainbowsend – NZ

A trip to Rainbow’ s End to all of the Assyrian School (Shotapota) students in Auckland, New Zealand. All students are invited to attend.

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

Christmas Party

Ramsen Sheeno & Johnny Talia’s Christmas Party at Nineveh Lounge (Assyrian Australian Social Centre)

‘O Holy Night ✶ Carols by candlelight 2010

Join Ss. Peter & Paul Parish in celebrating the season of the birth of Jesus Christ; Lord & Saviour this year – at ‘O Holy Night ✶ Carols by candlelight 2010.

Bring your picnic blankets & chairs and enjoy the event, whilst the Parish narrates the nativity story in its classical backdrop during a pleasant spring evening of family fellowship and good Christian company.

This year, the Parish has much in store including; Live Christmas Carols ★ Children’s rides ★ Farm Animals ★ Face Painting ★ Food & Drinks ★ Fireworks ★ Prizes and…

The much anticipated ✪ Mazda2 winner ✪ will be announced!
Along with 2nd & 3rd place prizes to be handed out during the evening.

Total prize giveaway is over $18,000! So be sure to be there when it happens.

Tell your family & friends! ~ All are welcome ~

For more information on the Mazda2 Church fundraiser or to enter into the giveaway; please inquire directly via Ss. Peter & Paul Parish here.

Please note: in case of wet weather during the evening, the event will be moved to: Australian Assyrian Social Centre (ex-Nineveh club); 673-683 Smithfield Rd, Edensor Park Sydney.