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Research Seminar Presentation

On Tuesday 12 April, Mr Anthony Papantoniou, Associate Lecturer in Patristic Studies, gave a presentation entitled 'Exploring the Principle of Theandricity in Byzantine Christology' at the Research Seminars of the Department of Studies in Religion at the University of Sydney, within which he is also a PhD Candidate.

Fundraiser

On Sunday 13 April, the Philoptochos of the Greek Orthodox Parish of the Resurrection of Christ, Kogarah, hosted a Palm Sunday Luncheon in order to create awareness of and to support St Andrew's Greek Orthodox Theological College.

Ordination

College graduate, Deacon Prohoros Anastasiadis (BTh, 2014), was ordained to the holy priesthood by His Grace Bishop Seraphim of Apollonias on Sunday 30 March at the Greek Orthodox Church of Saints Raphael, Nicholas and Irene, Liverpool (NSW). He now serves this church as its assistant parish priest.

T9684A Patristic Profile: St Gregory of Nyssa

Here is the flyer for T9684A Patristic Profile: St Gregory of Nyssa, coordinated by the Very Revd Dr Doru Costache. It will be an online postgraduate course with a two-day residential component. Visiting scholar Professor Paul M.

Ordination

Recent graduate of the College, George Vrionis, was ordained to the holy diaconate by His Grace Bishop Seraphim of Apollonias on Sunday 9 March at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation, Redfern (NSW).

Patristic Symposium Keynote Topics

The keynote topics for this year's Patristic Symposium have been revealed!

Professor Paul M. Blowers (Emmanuel Christian Seminary, Johnson City TN USA)
     Topic: "The Cappadocian Fathers and the Legacy of Alexandrian Biblical Interpretation"

Dr Bronwen Neil, FAHA (Australian Catholic University, Brisbane QLD)
     Topic: "From Alexandria to Cappadocia and Back Again via Rome?"

Patristic Profile: St Gregory of Nyssa

Upon his second visit to St Andrew's Greek Orthodox Theological College in September 2014, Professor Paul M. Blowers (Emmanuel Christian Seminary, Johnson City TN USA), one of the keynote speakers at this year's symposium, will be delivering lectures for the following course unit on St Gregory of Nyssa coordinated by the Very Revd Dr Doru Costache.

Lectures for T9684A Patristic Profile: St Gregory of Nyssa

2014 Opening Doxology Service

On February 27, St Andrew’s Theological College commenced the new academic year with its annual Doxology Service in the College Chapel of St John the Evangelist and Theologian. The service was officiated by His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos, together with His Grace Bishop Seraphim of Apollonias and His Grace Bishop Iakovos of Miletoupolis. At the conclusion of the service, His Eminence welcomed the Very Revd Abbot Fr Eusebios of Pantanassa Monastery along with all faculty members and students of the College.

Obituary

Emeritus Professor Markos Orphanos, distinguished scholar of Patristic Theology at the University of Athens, slept in the Lord on December 29th, 2013, and was buried in the city of Kalamata (Greece), not far from his birthplace of Koroni.

Cappadocian Legacy: A Critical Appraisal

Cappadocian Legacy: A Critical Appraisal, the harvest of St Andrew’s Patristic Symposia on Sts Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian, and Gregory of Nyssa, has just been released.

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