Archbishop Makarios of Australia Set to Make Pastoral Visit to Adelaide

Great Vespers Service at St. Euphemia Church. Source: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia.

There is little rest for Australia’s newly-elected His Eminence Archbishop Makarios before his next journey, following his busy two-week visit to Melbourne. This time he will be making his way to Adelaide, South Australia, in order to meet with the Greek Orthodox community there.

The Archbishop’s first pastoral visit  to South Australia since his enthronement in June will be on Saturday, August 31.

His Eminence’s five-day schedule includes attending a number of official and community events where he will meet with local people as well as key stakeholders of the city of Adelaide.

These visits are an important part of welcoming the new Archbishop to the shores of Australia and are part of a broader pastoral tour he is taking to major cities around the country.

The busy schedule for Archbishop Makarios’ Adelaide visit is as follows:

Saturday, August 31
1:40 PM His Eminence Archbishop Makarios arrives Adelaide Airport – Domestic
3:00 PM Doxology Service St. Nectarios Monastery
4:00 PM Visit St. Basil’s Croydon Park
7:00 PM 35th Anniversary Dinner Dance, St. George College (SOLD OUT)

Sunday September 1: Father’s Day
8:00 AM Liturgy St. George Church
4:00 PM Visit St. Basil’s St Peters

Monday September 2
9:00 M Visit St Dimitrios Church
10:15 AM Visit St Raphael, Nicholas and Irene Church
11:30 AM Visit Prophet Elias Church
2:30 PM Visit St. Anthony Church
5:30 PM Visit Church of the Nativity of Christ, Port Adelaide

Tuesday September 3
9:30 AM Visit St. Spyridon Church
10:10 AM Visit St. Spyridon College
11:30 AM Visit Greek Welfare Centre of SA – St. Philothei

Wednesday September 4
9:00 AM Student Assembly St. George College
11:00 AM Visit St. Panteleimon
4:45 PM Farewell Ceremony. Arrive at airport for His Eminence’s departure at 6:00 PM