Greek summer and the lure of blue skies and blue sea is strong… But whether you admire the wide horizon from a mountainside or from the sea shore, if you’re in town over the weekend do attend services on a Sunday! Consult the Calendar for the exact time – and be assured of a smiling welcome.
Sunday 3rd July was a time of joyful celebration as, for the ordination of our Reader, Christine Saccali, to the Distinctive Diaconate, we welcomed to Athens Bishop David Hamid, Suffragan Bishop of the Diocese in Europe, together with the Archdeacon of the East, the Ven. Colin Williams; the Diocesan Director of Ordinands, the Rev. Canon William Gulliford; the Deacon of the Rite and Preacher, the Rev. Deacon Frances Hill; and, the Rev. Robin Fox (who acted as Bishop David’s chaplain during the Service).READ MORE
On Sunday 26th June, through the generosity of Jill Yakas, the Chaplaincy enjoyed the 12th edition of its annual Strawberry Tea in the relaxed setting of Jill’s Mediterranean garden, writes Father Malcolm.READ MORE
In a “postcard” from the Yorkshire Dales, Jean Mertzanakis links the exhibition at St. Paul’s in honour of those who fought in the Great War to the commemoration included on Armed Forces Day in the market town of Skipton.READ MORE
At 10:45am on Wednesday, 22nd June, together with my wife, daughter, sister and mother, all suitably attired in hats, I stood with other recipients among the crowds outside Buckingham Place awaiting the opening of the South entrance gate.READ MORE
Many of you will remember Mr Max McClelllan (seen here on the left of the photo) seconded by Us (formerly USPG) to assist Fr Malcolm Bradshaw here in Athens last November, in efforts to address the needs of the refugees in Greece.READ MORE