St Raphael, Nicholas and Irene's church is a beautiful basilica style building which stands elegant and tall in Liverpool. This parish belong to thousands of Greek Orthodox Christians in the south west suburbs of Sydney. This church was first established in 1967, with Father Chris Vergos as the parish priest.
This has been a long established parish in Liverpool, where believers congregate to worship God, Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit, and to venerate the most Holy Mother of God, Panagia, Mother Mary and all the saints and Angels of our faith. This parish is also home to a close community that easily extends its warm embrace to any newcomers.
This web site will give you an idea of some of our Parish’s activities.
The parish holds various events throughout the year as well as sub groups, like play group, Sunday School, Greek School, Greek dancing, fellowship, women's auxiliary and senior citizens group.
The Church is the communion of the faithful, gathered together by the Holy Spirit, united in the same faith, worship and obedience to Christ. The Church is a divinely instituted and divinely sustained spiritual organism, the Kingdom of God, and the Kingdom of Heaven upon earth, the Pillar and Ground of truth, the treasury of Divine Grace, the Ark of Salvation of sinful man.