News & Events

19 April 2021
Lenten Lecture & Fundraising Event On Saturday 17 April, the Greek Orthodox Church of ‘The Presentation of our Lady to the Temple’ in North Balwyn (VIC) hosted an event in support of the Theological College. The evening’s proceedings began with Vespers of the Resurrection for the Fifth Sunday of Lent, followed by a public lecture...
12 April 2021
Ordination On Saturday 10 April, College student, Timothy Klintsaris, was ordained to the holy diaconate by His Eminence Archbishop Makarios at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation (Redfern, NSW). His Eminence Metropolitan Seraphim of Sebasteia, His Grace Bishop Iakovos of Miletoupolis, as well as...
22 March 2021
New Publication by Faculty Member The college faculty congratulates Dr Mario Baghos, Lecturer in Patristics and Church History and Chief Publishing Officer of St Andrew's Orthodox Press, for the publication of his book 'From the Ancient Near East to Christian Byzantium: Kings, Symbols, and Cities.' From the author: "Comprising a...
22 March 2021
Ordination On Saturday 20 March, College student Deacon Nicholas Fraser (right) was ordained to the holy priesthood 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 Thornbury (VIC...
19 March 2021
Talk by Lecturer Fr Anastasios Bozikis On Thursday 4 March Father Anastasios Bozikis, Associate Lecturer in Church History, gave the fourth talk in the ‘Journey to Pascha’ series organised by the Greek Orthodox Parish and Community of Kogarah. The talk explored the theme of the Last Judgment that is highlighted by the Gospel reading of...
8 March 2021
Talk by Lecturer Dr Mario Baghos On Sunday March 7 Dr Mario Baghos, Lecturer in Patristics and Church History and Chief Publishing Officer of St Andrew's Orthodox Press, led a discussion on 'Life After Death' -- drawing on scriptural, patristic, and hagiographical sources -- for the Orthodox Cafe at St Stylianos Parish, Gymea.
27 February 2021
2021 Orientation Program On Thursday 25 February – Friday 26 February, 2021, the College commenced its academic year with a two-day orientation program attended by all newly enrolled (approximately 30 students in person, and another 15 followed via ZOOM) and some continuing students. The program officially began with...
26 February 2021
Talk by Senior Lecturer Dr Andrew Mellas On 25 February, Dr Andrew Mellas, Senior Lecturer in Liturgics and Church History, presented a talk on the Parable of Prodigal Son, ‘The Tears of the Prodigal’, at the Church of the Resurrection, Kogarah, as part of its Journey to Pascha series. Dr Mellas explored how the parable of the prodigal...
19 February 2021
Talk by Sub Dean Dr Philip Kariatlis On Thursday 18 February, Assoc. Prof. Philip Kariatlis, Sub-Dean, presented a talk titled ‘The Parable of the Publican and the Pharisee: Humbly Entrusting All to God our Heavenly Father’ at the Church of the Resurrection in Kogarah as part of Journey to Pascha series of talks. There, he explored...
9 February 2021
Byzantine Book Festival As part of the inaugural Byzantine Book Festival (5-7 February 2021) hosted by the University of Edinburgh, Dr Olivier Delouis and Dr Andrew Mellas spoke about our lecturer’s recent publication, Liturgy and the Emotions in Byzantium. They discussed how the emotion of compunction became a...

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