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Guest Lecture

On Thursday 21 August 2014, Dr Bernard (Patrikios) Doherty, adjunct lecturer at St Mark's National Theological Centre (Charles Sturt University; Canberra) and a graduate of our College, offered a guest lecture on gnosticism and early Christian heresiology for T7281A Early Church Fathers.

Guest Lecture

On Wednesday 6 August 2014, upon the invitation of Protopresbyter Dr Doru Costache, Mr Andrew Mellas (doctoral candidate with the University of Sydney) offered a lecture on Saint Romanos and Saint Cassia for T7383 Later Byzantine Patristic Theology. Both the host and the students were impressed by the erudition and the enthusiasm of the presenter.

200-Year Anniversary Tribute

On 13 October & 16 November, 2014, St Andrew's Greek Orthodox Theological College, together with the Melisma Ensemble and the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese Choir, will be celebrating the 200-year anniversary of the ecclesiastical music reform of 1814.

On Monday 13 October, Dr Dimitri Koubaroulis will be presenting on the historical context, inventors and effects of the New Method of Ecclesiastical Music within the main hall of the College.

Alumni Association Event

On Monday 14 July 2014, the Revd Emmanuel Lykopandis hosted an Alumni Association Event at the Greek Orthodox Parish of St Dimitrios, Moonee Ponds (VIC) with the blessing of His Eminence. The event commenced with a Vespers Service officiated by His Grace Bishop Iakovos of Miletoupolis, and was followed by a dinner prepared by the Philoptochos of the parish, where His Grace Bishop Ezekiel of Dervis also gave a presentation to the graduates and their families.

Adult Faith Education Open Learning

On Saturday 12 July 2014, St Andrew's offered a series of catechetical lectures on the topic 'The Divine Liturgy: the Heart of Orthodoxy,' at Oakleigh Grammar School, Oakleigh (VIC), as part of its Adult Faith Education Open Learning (offered to the public for the second year in a row).

New YouTube Videos

In anticipation of Professor Paul M. Blowers’ return to St Andrew’s this year, three more videos of the Round Table discussion on St Maximus the Confessor (2013) featuring the eminent patristic scholar have been added to the College’s YouTube channel.

Short Course in Orthodox Studies

On Monday 7 July 2014, Dr Philip Kariatlis, Senior Lecturer in Systematic Theology, gave a presentation at the 'Short Course in Orthodox Studies' hosted by the Greek Orthodox Parishes of St Ioannis, Parramatta (NSW) and St Paraskevi, Blacktown (NSW). The presentation was entitled 'The Nicene Creed and Its Importance in Our Daily Lives.'

Adult Faith Education Open Learning

On Saturday 12 July 2014, St Andrew's will present a series of catechetical lectures on the topic 'The Divine Liturgy: the Heart of Orthodoxy,' at Oakleigh Grammar School, Oakleigh VIC, as part of its Adult Faith Education Open Learning (offered to the public for the second year in a row). The lectures will be delivered by the Very Rev.

Public Lecture

On Monday 30 June 2014, Mr Dimitri Kepreotes delivered a public lecture at the community hall of the Greek Orthodox Parish and Community of the Prophet Elias, Norwood (SA). The lecture, entitled 'Searching the Spiritual on the Internet,' was hosted by the St Stephan Central Youth Committee of SA, together with the Parish and Community of the Prophet Elias.

Christianity and the Arts

On Monday 30 June 2014, Mr Mario Baghos, Associate Lecturer in Church History, gave the seventh and final presentation for the second Christianity and the Arts series held at the Greek Orthodox Parish of the Resurrection of Christ, Kogarah. The presentation was entitled 'The Symbolic Architecture of Umberto Eco’s The Name of the Rose.'

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