This Week (to 21 January 2018)


Exaltation of Cross Kontakion of the Cross, Tone 4
O Christ our God, you willingly accepted to be lifted on the Cross,
Giving your mercies to the new nation named after you;
Giving joy to Orthodox faithful.
And with your power you gave them victory over enemies.
~ May they have as an ally your Cross the invincible trophy,
the weapon of peace.

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Services and Other Activities at Holy Cross
For the week through to Sunday 21 January (civil)
(8 January in the Church Calendar)
The Feast of Theophany is on Friday 19 January (civil, 6th January in the Church calendar). Due to restricted access at our temporary facilities, we will move the Theophany serices to Saturday and Sunday.

Services are at usual times this weekend.

Saturday 20 January
4:30pm      The Great Hours of Theophany

Sunday 21 January
9:00am     Midnight Office – including Canons of Theophany, 6th Hour, Typica
followed by light refreshments in the trapeza.

All services are held at our temporary home
Croxton Uniting Church
326 St. Georges Road, Thornbury
(Corner of Shaftesbury Parade)

This is next to the St Georges Motor Inn. There is plenty of free kerb-side car parking on St Georges Road and Shaftesbury Parade. Our services are in the timber hall facing onto Shaftesbury Parade, to the the rear of the brick Uniting Church building. Look for ‘dance hall’ signage. Melway 30E5.

Yarra Trams Route 11, Stop 32 Normanby Avenue, is adjacent. If travelling outbound, cross St Georges Road, walk 100m toward the city on the inbound side, and turn left at the corner of Shaftesbury Parade. You’ve arrived.