Darwin City, NT - St Nicholas Greek Orthodox

Year Built: 1953

Denomination: Greek Orthodox

Saint: Nicholas

Address: 90 Cavenagh Street, Darwin City, Northern Territory, 0800

Architect: Unknown

Traditional Owners: Larrakia people

Last Updated: 05/04/2024

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History and Architecture:

On 27th September 1953 the foundation stone of the current Greek Orthodox Church in Darwin, St Nicholas, was laid by His Grace Archbishop Theophylactos Papathanasopoulos. Two years later, the Greek Orthodox Community of Darwin was formally established.

Two locals Petros Mihailou, and his son, Michael Mihailou, put many hours of volunteer work into helping build St Nicholas Church. Petros in particular, had a strong conviction that Greek churches should have a dome rather than a spire. He set about with Michael to construct the dome.

Clergy:

This list may not contain every serving cleric, past or present, for this church.
Further submissions welcomed.

Years Name Annotation D.o.B D.o.D
2023 - Very Rev Joel Xanthos approx date

Organ:

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

Contributions:

1. 2024 Simon Saunders for links to historical facts.

Source:

1. Territory Stories website.
2. TROVE.