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Ordination of His Grace Bishop Siluan (Mrakic)

On Sunday 7 August, the Very Reverend Archimandrite Siluan (Mrakic), was ordained to the holy episcopate by His Beatitude Patriarch Irinej, Archbishop of Pec, Metropolitan of Belgrade-Karlovci, and Patriarch of Serbia, with twenty-one concelebrating bishops at the Cathedral of the Archangel Michael (Belgrade, Serbia). His enthronement as Bishop of the Serbian Orthodox Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand is scheduled for Saturday 22 October at the Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St George (Cabramatta, NSW) by His Grace Bishop Longin of New Gracanica—Midwestern America.

New YouTube Video

A video of the public lecture ‘The Philosophy of the Greek Church Fathers’ by recent guest, Professor Johannes Zachhuber (Faculty of Theology and Religion, University of Oxford, UK), has been added to the St Andrew’s YouTube Channel.

Ordination

Recent graduate of the College, John Frangos, was ordained to the holy diaconate by His Grace Bishop Iakovos of Miletoupolis on Sunday 31 July at the Greek Orthodox Church of St Paraskeve, St Albans (VIC).

Lectures by Professor Johannes Zachhuber

From Monday 25 – Wednesday 27 July, St Andrew’s was proud to host the internationally renowned patristics scholar, Professor Johannes Zachhuber (Faculty of Theology and Religion, University of Oxford, UK). Prof. Zachhuber has been adding to the prestige of the College over the past few years as a member of the editorial board of its biannual journal, Phronema.

New YouTube Video

A video of the public lecture ‘“Dying to Live!” Becoming Human in the Early Church’ by the Very Revd Professor John Behr has been added to the St Andrew’s YouTube Channel.

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Public Lecture by the Very Revd Professor John Behr

On Thursday 30 June, St Andrew’s had the honour of hosting the Very Revd Professor John Behr, Dean of the prestigious St Vladimir’s Seminary (Crestwood, New York). Whilst encouraging the participation of the 120 attendees, Father John discussed the topic ‘“Dying to Live!” Becoming Human in the Early Church.’ The talk consisted in analyses of the Scriptures, the writings of the Fathers (especially St Irenaeus of Lyons), and the services of Holy Week.

New YouTube Videos

Six new videos have been added to the St Andrew’s YouTube Channel.

2016 Graduation Events

On Monday 23 May, the Thanksgiving Service for Graduates of St Andrew’s Theological College was celebrated in the Cathedral of the Annunciation (Redfern, NSW). The evening’s proceedings began with a Doxological Service chanted by faculty members and students. His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos of Australia, as Dean, recited a benediction over the graduates and conferred them with the College's Ecclesiastical Certificate.

Public Seminar: Christian Perspectives on the Environment

On Thursday 12 May 2016, St Andrew’s was honoured to welcome for the second time the esteemed scholar, Professor Jonathan Wooding (Sir Warwick Fairfax Professor of Celtic Studies, The University of Sydney). Prof. Wooding offered the main address of a seminar hosted by the College, entitled Christian Perspectives on the Environment.

Upcoming Public Lecture by Prof. Johannes Zachhuber

On Tuesday 26 July, from 7pm, the eminent scholar Johannes Zachhuber (Professor of Historical and Systematic Theology, Faculty of Theology and Religion, University of Oxford) will offer a public lecture on 'The Philosophy of the Greek Church Fathers.' This event will coincide with Prof.

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