Announcement regarding the Celebration of Theophany in Australia

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The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia has made an announcement regarding the celebration of Theophany in Australia, revealing that celebrations in Sydney, along with Victoria and Western Australia, will no longer be going ahead.

Read the full press release below:

The Holy Archdiocese of Australia, assessing the special circumstances prevailing due to the pandemic and taking into account the advice from experts and the current regulations for the protection of public health, announces with regret, but also with a sense of pastoral responsibility, that the combined celebration of Theophany at Yarra Bay in Sydney will not go ahead this year, nor will  the traditional services of the Sanctification of the Waters and the Throwing of the Cross within the states of Victoria and Western Australia.

On the contrary, the corresponding ceremonies for the celebration of Theophany are planned to continue as normal with the presence of faithful on Sunday 10 January in Adelaide, Brisbane, the Gold Coast in Queensland and in Darwin.

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