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Public Lecture

On Thursday 4 December 2014, Dr Philip Kariatlis (Academic Director & Senior Lecturer in Systematic Theology) delivered the keynote address at the Annual Speech Day of All Saints Grammar (Belmore NSW). In his address he presented some thoughts on an Orthodox understanding of ‘values’ and analysed the uniqueness of pedagogy when undertaken from a Greek Orthodox perspective.
 

18th Australian Association for Byzantine Studies Conference

On 28-30 November 2014, the 18th Australian Association for Byzantine Studies Conference was held at the University of Queensland in Brisbane. The topic of the conference was Byzantine Culture in Translation.

Elevation to Protopresbyter

On Sunday 30 November 2014, College graduate and Lecturer in Pastoral Theology and Practice, Fr Constantine Varipatis, was elevated by His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos of Australia (College Dean) to the office of Protopresbyter at the Greek Orthodox Church of St Stylianos (Gymea NSW).

Address in Honour of His Eminence

On Friday 28 November 2014, Dr Philip Kariatlis (Academic Director & Senior Lecturer in Systematic Theology) delivered the keynote address at the Name Day Dinner held in honour of His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos (College Dean).

Prof. Pauline Allen Has Joined Phronema's Editorial Board

St Andrew's is delighted to announce that eminent scholar, Professor Pauline Allen, FAHA (Australian Catholic University, QLD), has joined the editorial board of the College's journal, Phronema. Prof.

Ordination

On Friday 21 November 2014 (the Synaxis of the Holy Archangels, old calendar) St Andrew's graduate, Hierodeacon Siluan Mrakic (MTh, '14), was ordained to the holy priesthood by His Grace Bishop Milutin of Valjevo (a diocese in western Serbia). The ordination took place at the nunnery of the Holy Archangels in Chelije, which houses the holy relics of the renowned Serbian Theologian, Saint Justin Popovic, who worked and lived there during the communist oppression of the last century.

Public Lecture

On Wednesday 19 November 2014, Dr Philip Kariatlis (Academic Director & Senior Lecturer in Systematic Theology) delivered a presentation for the Short Course in Orthodox Studies hosted by the Very Revd Fr Steven Scoutas (Associate Lecturer in Pastoral Theology and Practice) at the

Byzantine Music Concert

On Sunday 16 November 2014, St Andrew's Greek Orthodox Theological College, together with the Melisma Ensemble and the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese Choir, celebrated the 200th anniversary since the establishment of the ‘New Method’ of ecclesiastic music by the Three Renowned Teachers: Gregory Protopsaltes, Chourmouzios Chartophylax and Chrysanthos of Madytos.

Public Lecture

On Monday 10 November 2014, the Very Revd Dr Doru Costache, Senior Lecturer in Patristic Studies, delivered a public lecture entitled 'Beyond the Anthropic Principle: St Maximus' Theanthropocosmic Narrative' at the Greek Orthodox Parish of the Resurrection of Christ, Kogarah.

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