News

Promotion

St Andrew's wishes to congratulate the Revd Alan Galt for his promotion by the Sydney College of Divinity to the Academic Classification of Senior Lecturer.

Revd Galt is also a Member of the Order of Australia and Level 3 Supervisor of Clinical Pastoral Education.

Patristic Symposium Program

The program for St Andrew's Sixth Patristic Symposium, to be held within the premises of the College on the 26th and 27th of September, is now available here.

The Symposium's abstracts, registration form and flyer are also available via its main page.

Adult Faith Education Open Learning

On Saturday 4 October 2014, St Andrew's will present a series of catechetical lectures on the topic 'The Divine Liturgy: the Heart of Orthodoxy,' at the Greek Orthodox Parish & Community of the Dormition of the Theotokos, Mt Gravatt QLD, as part of its Adult Faith Education Open Learning (offered to the public for the second year in a row).

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.

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