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submitted by Kytherian Religious Consciousness on 28.04.2013

Mrs Diamanta Cassimatis, (nee) Stathis, receiving a blessing during the Canberra cafe celebrations

Mrs Diamanta Cassimatis, (nee) Stathis, receiving a blessing during the Canberra cafe celebrations
Copyright (2013) Peter Notaras

Diamanta was originally from Stathianika, but move to Karvounades.
She recently celebrated her 94th birthday, on the 19th of April.

The Calokerinos family were honoured to have Hieromonk father Johnfrom the Russian Orthodox Monastery Dungog NSW, present for the Canberra Cafe celebrations. The monastery is part of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia and New Zealand.

During the course of the prceedings a moving ceremony was conducted, during which father John walked to the four corners of the cafe, and, with oil, painted the sign of the cross in each place.

Later he blessed most of the people congregated in the Canberra cafe for the celebration.

Russian Orthodox Monastery Dungog, NSW

Physical address
Monkerai Road Fire Trail
Dungog, NSW
Australia

Mailing address
P.O. Box 219
Wallsend, NSW 2287
Australia

Contact info
Parish Phone: +61 (0) (9) 1249 5154

Website: http://www.holytrinity.net.au/

Clergy
Hieromonk John (Macpherson)

Additional information
Service language(s): English, Church Slavonic

Download a .pdf copy of the website details here:

Russian Orthodox Monastery Dungog NSW.pdf

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