Esperino - Vespers

We always commemorate the patron saints of our Parish, Sts Raphael, Nicholas & Irene, in April on the first Tuesday after Easter. His Grace Bishop Seraphim of Apollonias assisted by other clergy, including Fr Chris Vergos & Fr Prochoros, attended our Church on Monday, 9 April 2018 for our Esperino and Vespers Service and also on Tuesday, 10 April 2018 for our Divine Liturgy. The Martyrs Raphael, Nicholas and Irene suffered martyrdom by the Turks on the island of Lesvos, Greece, on Bright Tuesday (April 9, 1463) after the fall of Constantinople. We thank all those who joined us on Monday & Tuesday.

Ἀληθῶς ἀνέστη

Happy Easter Sunday! Χριστὸς ἀνέστη - Christos Anesti - Christ is risen. We hope you are all rejoicing and spending your Easter Sunday celebrating the light, warmth and love of our Lord. For He has risen. Photo courtesy of one of our devout parishioners. On behalf of the Parish of Sts Raphael, Nicholas & Irene we thank you all for sharing this Holy and blessed Easter with us and we hope you will also join us in the coming week for our upcoming festivities, including our Epserino on Monday, 9 April 2018 at 7pm and our Parish's Saints' day Divine Liturgy and celebration on Tuesday, 10 April 2018. We also have a glendi on Sunday, 15 April 2018 following the Divine Liturgy to commemorate the nam

Christ is risen

Χριστός ανέστη Christ is Risen!! Χριστός ανέστη εκ νεκρών, θανάτω θάνατον πατήσας, και τοις εν τοις μνήμασι ζωήν χαρισάμενος. Happy resurRection!! May you all enjoy a holy, Blessed and SAFE EASTER.

Holy Saturday

Καλή Ανάσταση - Happy Resurrection! We hope to see you all late this evening at our beautiful church for our Holy Saturday service commencing at 11pm - The Lord’s Resurrection - Easter Matins and Divine Liturgy. Get your chanting voices ready....for Christ rises.... Χριστός ανέστη εκ νεκρών, θανάτω θάνατον πατήσας, και τοις εν τοις μνήμασι ζωήν χαρισάμενος. (Transliteration: Christos Anesti ek nekron, thanato thanaton patisas, kai tis en tis mnimasi zoin harisamenos) Christ is risen from the dead, trampling down death by death, and to those in the tombs, granting life. May we all rejoice in the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. Please remember parking is available at the Liverpool Boys

Epitaphios

Some photos from last night's service commencing at 7pm. Happy Resurrection - Καλή Ανάσταση

Easter Workshops

On Tuesday, the 27th of March and Saturday, 31st March the teachers organised a Easter workshop for the students at Liverpool. Each class participated in various activities which included: A religious focus on the Holy Week run by Rev Dimitri. Easter arts and crafts (Easter cards, wreaths and baskets) Easter customs and traditions which included viewing a PowerPoint and making connections to Easter celebrations in the Greek culture. The students sang various Easter songs and learnt various Greek Easter greetings which will enable them to communicate their well wishes to family, friends and wish those who celebrate their nameday...HRONIA POLLA. We received positive feedback from the students.

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