News

Our New Archbishop of Australia

St Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Theological College joyfully welcomed the news of the election by the Holy Synod of our Ecumenical Patriarchate on 9 May 2019 of Bishop Makarios (Griniezakis) of Christoupolis as our new Archbishop of Australia.

Eulogy for the late Archbishop Stylianos

Eulogy for the late Archbishop Stylianos by Dr Philip Kariatlis (Academic Director, Senior Lecturer in Theology) on behalf of St Andrew's Greek Orthodox Theological College.

Listen to the eulogy here.

Our College Dean, His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos of Australia, reposes in the Lord

IN MEMORIAM

Archbishop Stylianos (Harkianakis) of Australia, Founding Dean, St Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Theological College (1935 – 2019).

With deep sadness, but with unfailing hope in the Resurrection, we announce the repose in the Lord of His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos of Australia, of thrice blessed memory, Founding Dean of St Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Theological College, during the late afternoon of 25 March, the Great Feast Day of the Annunciation of the Theotokos.

Ordination

On Sunday 17 March, College graduate, Michel Nahas (BTh, 2017) was ordained to the holy diaconate by His Eminence Metropolitan Basilios (Kodseie) of the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines at St George Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral in Redfern (NSW). He was also bestowed with the name ‘Theophan’ after Saint Theophan the Recluse.

3rd Theology Symposium 2019

We are delighted to announce that our next Theology Symposium will be held on Friday and Saturday, 20 and 21 September 2019

The 3rd Theology Symposium title is: The Importance of Christology for the 21st Century

2019 THEOLOGY SYMPOSIUM - CALL FOR PAPERS

The Symposium Planning Committee is pleased to invite all those interested in presenting a paper at the 2019 St Andrew’s Third Theology Symposium, 'The Importance of Christology for the 21st Century', to submit the title of their proposed presentation, together with an abstract of 250-300 words by 15 July 2019.

The proposal should also be accompanied by the following contact details: a) title, b) name, c) institutional affiliation, d) postal address, e) contact number, and f) email address.

Autumn Residential School Program for Distance Students

The College welcomed a number of its distance education students to the Redfern campus this week for the residential school program. These students took the opportunity to experience the campus and meet with their lecturers and with their fellow students. Pictured here are students attending the 'Introduction to Theology' class with their lecturer, Dr Philip Kariatlis.

Doxology Services to Mark the Commencement of the New Academic Year

[Group photo following the Doxology Service in Redfern]

St Andrew’s Theological College commenced its thirty-fourth academic year with its traditional annual Doxology Service in the Chapel of St John the Evangelist and Theologian, but also with a Doxology Service at the Holy Monastery of ‘Axion Estin’ in Northcote, Victoria, to celebrate a new initiative: the beginning of facilitation classes in theology for distance education students residing in Melbourne.

Ordination

On Sunday 17 February, Faculty member and College graduate, Anthony Papantoniou (BTh, 2001, MTh, 2001, MTh Hons, 2008) was ordained to the holy diaconate by His Grace Bishop Seraphim of Apollonias at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation of the Theotokos (NSW). He was also bestowed with the name ‘Amphilochios’ by His Grace, in honour of Saint Amphilochios (Makris) of Patmos (1989-1970) who was canonised by the Ecumenical Patriarchate on 29 August 2018.

2019 Professional Development For Teachers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Today the College hosted its sixth annual professional development day for the teachers and staff of the Greek Orthodox schools in Sydney: St Spyridon College (Kingsford), All Saints Grammar (Belmore) and St Euphemia College (Bankstown).

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