CHURCH SERVICES

  • Every Sunday Liturgy commences at 10:00am
  • First Saturday of each month 6:00pm Vespers in English followed by a short lecture in the School Hall
  • If you are celebrating Slava please contact Fr Sasa to make arrangements.

 

THE SCHEDULE OF CHURCH SERVICES AND COMMUNITY EVENTS

APRIL
07 April -SUNDAY – ANNUNCIATION – Liturgy at 10am
14 April – Sunday – Liturgy at 10am
17 APRIL – WEDNESDAY – LITURGY OF PRESANCTIFIED GIFTS AT 7PM – This so called “evening” Liturgy is served only during the Great Lent. If you want to participate in the Holy Communion you should abstain from eating and drinking from 12pm.

20 April – Lazarus Saturday – Liturgy at 9am
VRBICA – VESPERS at 6pm including procession around the church carrying willow branches. This is especially joyful day for our youngest parishioners for which we prepare necklaces with bells which announce the coming of Christ.

21 April – PALM SUNDAY – Liturgy at 10am. Since we can eat fish on this feast day we decided to organize a fish soup competition. A few experts for preparing fish soup will get the same amount of the same type of fish and show us their skills. Donations from this lunch will go towards rebuilding the St John the Baptist church in Mrselj, near Prokuplje, Serbia. Lunch is right after the Liturgy.

24 April – Great and Holy Wednesday – SACRAMENT OF HOLY UNCTION –
Holy Unction is undertaken once a year in only one church in Sydney, as it requires at least seven priests. Please bring a bottle of olive oil and place it on the table that will be provided. The sanctified oil may be taken home after the service. A singular and delightful sacrament. This year the sacrament of Holy Unction will be held in the parish of St. Nicholas in Blacktown at 6pm.

25 April – Great and Holy Thursday –
-Holy Liturgy at 9am
-Matins at 6pm with the reading of the Twelve Passion Gospels.

26 April – GREAT AND HOLY FRIDAY

– Royal Hours at 10am
– Preparation of Christ’s Tomb at 12noon
– Great Vespers at 6pm, and the procession with the Holy Shroud.

27 April – GREAT AND HOLY SATURDAY
– -Holy Liturgy at 9am
– -RESURRECTION MATINS AT MIDNIGHT

28 April – EASTER SUNDAY– RESURRECTION OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST -Holy Liturgy at 10am

29 April – Resurrection Monday – Liturgy at St Stephens church in Rooty Hill.
No Liturgies in any other Sydney’s churches.

MAY
05 May – Sunday – Liturgy at 10am
06 May – Monday – ST GEORGE – Liturgy at 7am.
Blessing of Slava bread at 6am and 8am.
12 May – Sunday – ST BASIL OF OSTROG – Liturgy at 10am.
18 May – Saturday – LICKO PRELO – KRAJISKO VECE – Begins at 7pm.
Live music. Our local dancing and singing groups will perform that evening. Home made specialties from Lika especially prepared for this occasion. Entry fee $30, dinner $20.
19 May – Sunday – Liturgy at 10am
24 May – Friday – ST CYRIL AND METHODIUS – Liturgy at 9am
26 May – Sunday – Liturgy at 10am

JUNE
02 June – Sunday – Liturgy at 10am
03 June – Monday – St Constantine and Helen – Liturgy at 9am
06 June – Thursday – The Ascension of our Lord – Liturgy at 9am
09 June – Sunday – Liturgy at 10am
16 June – PENTECOST – TRINITY SUNDAY – Liturgy at 10am
17 June – Monday – Pentecost Monday – Liturgy at 9am
23 June – Sunday – Liturgy at 10am
27 June – Monday – The beginning of Lent
28 June – Friday – VIDOVDAN – ST LAZARUS AND ALL SERBIAN MARTYRS. This year, as every other year all priests from NSW and the faithful people will gather together on this day at the church of St. Lazarus in Alexandria. There won’t be a Liturgy in our church on that day.
30 June – Sunday – Liturgy at 10am

JULY
07 July – Sunday – Liturgy at 10am
12 July – Friday – ST APOSTLES PETER AND PAUL– Liturgy at 9am
14 July – Sunday – Liturgy at 10am
21 July – Sunday – Liturgy at 10am
28 July – Sunday – Liturgy at 10am

02 August – Friday – Holy Prophet Elijah – Liturgy at 9am
04 August – Sunday – Liturgy at 10am
11 August – Sunday – Liturgy at 10am
18 August – Sunday – Liturgy at 10am
19 August – Monday – Holy Transfiguration of our Lord – Liturgy at 9am
25 August – Sunday – Liturgy at 10am
28 August – Wednesday – Dormition of the Most Holy Teothokos– Liturgy at 9am

 

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Photo of our Church Interior Photo by Liz Ham

StSava ProCathedral

 

DRONE FOOTAGE video on YouTube

Special thanks to Brendan Abbott from IMPACT AERIALS, who filmed and designed a short video clip on our Church. Also, technical assistance by Jeffrey Wang and Simeon Lukich. Great job Brendan! If you need Drone footage for your next video project please contact Brendan at IMPACT AERIALS 0400 286886.

 

 

ARCHIVE Sermons and Lectures

Bible Studies – In an effort to improve our spiritual growth we include weekly sermons from Sunday Liturgy. Please read and pass on to others. Sermons are in English and Serbian.

THE RICH MAN AND LAZARUS

Easter 2017 – Васкрс 2017

Lazarus Saturday

Fourth Sunday of Great Lent

Second Sunday of Great Lent

Sunday of Orthodoxy

Forgiveness Sunday

Meatfare Sunday

Prodigal Son

Publican and the Pharasee

St Sava – A Nobleman in Christ

32nd week after Pentecost Sermon 32

Sunday after Theophany

Prior to Theophany

28th week after Pentecost Sermon 28

27th week after Pentecost Sermon 27

26th week after Pentecost