Founding priest of St Ioannis parish at Parramatta passes away

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Father Nicholas Tsouloukidis, the founding parish priest at St Ioannis Greek Orthodox church in the Sydney suburb of Parramatta, passed away on Tuesday, February 21.

His passing was announced by the parish on Facebook.

A trisagion service will take place on Tuesday, February 28 at 6.30pm at St Ioannis in Parramatta. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday, March 1 at 11am at the same church and will be presided over by Archbishop Makarios of Australia. Father Nicholas will be buried at Rookwood Cemetery.

Father Nicholas served the Parish and Community of St Ioannis Parramatta for nearly 50 years from its inception in 1960.

Father Nicholas was well known for greeting everyone by name and also previously served at the Central Offices of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia as secretary.

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