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Reminder: Professor Wooding at St Andrew's

Professor Jonathan Wooding, from the University of Sydney, will contribute to a seminar, Christian Perspectives on the Environment, to be held at St Andrew's Thursday, 12 May (6:30-9:00pm). His contribution is titled 'Saints and Nature in the Celtic Tradition.'

Report on Patristic Studies at St Andrew's

Upon the invitation of the editors of Universitas, an academic publication of Fu Jen Catholic University (Taiwan), Protopresbyter Dr Doru Costache wrote a brief report on the development of patristic studies at St Andrew's.

Phronema, Volume 31:1 (2016) now available!

The latest edition of Phronema, volume 31:1 (2016), is now available. It features five papers from the following scholars: Protopresbyter Dr Doru Costache, Dr Graham Lovell, Dr Kevin Wagner, Adjunct Professor Andrei Antokhin, and R. J. Endresz.

Reminder: Professor Zachhuber at St Andrew's

The noted scholar, Professor Johannes Zachhuber, from the University of Oxford, will offer three days of intensive lectures at St Andrew's (25-27 July 2016) on classical philosophy and the Church fathers. Enrolments towards credit, including those of cross-institutional students, and auditors are welcome.

For enquiries related to the course, contact Protopresbyter Dr Doru Costache at dcostache@sagotc.edu.au

The Second 'The Early Christian Centuries' Conference

The second triennial international conference 'The Early Christian Centuries' (formerly 'Prayer and Spirituality in the Early Church') will be held at the Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, from Friday 22 September to Sunday 24 September, 2017. This will also be the eleventh conference of the Asia-Pacific Early Christian Studies Society.

The Nineteenth Conference of AABS

'Dreams, Memory and Imagination in Byzantium' is the theme of the nineteenth conference of Australian Association for Byzantine Studies. The conference will be held at Monash University, Melbourne, from 24-26 February 2017. In the last two decades, the role of dreams, memory and the imagination in the ancient world and its cultural productions have come to receive increased attention, along with the importance of emotions in the Greco-Roman and medieval worlds.

ACU Strathfield Lecture on Celtic Spirituality

On Wednesday 13 April, Professor Salvador Ryan (Pontifical University, Saint Patrick's College, Maynooth, Ireland) will present on “Críost Liom”: Treasures of the Irish Christian Tradition at the Australian Catholic University, Strathfield Campus (The Function Room, Ground Floor, Edmund Rice Building).

Reminder: Professor Wooding at St Andrew's

Professor Jonathan Wooding, from the University of Sydney, will contribute to a seminar, Christian Perspectives on the Environment, to be held at St Andrew's Thursday, 12 May (6:30-9:00pm). His contribution is titled 'Saints and Nature in the Celtic Tradition.'

For further details, click here.

A Note of Thanks to the NSW Legislative Council

St Andrew's wishes to thank the NSW Legislative Council, especially the Hon. Courtney Houssos, for recently having congratulated the College on its thirtieth anniversary and extended their best wishes to its Dean, His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos, in addition to its remaining Faculty, administrative staff, and former and current students.

To read the relevant motion by the House, click here.

Visit of His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia & His Eminence Metropolitan Amphilochius of Montenegro and the Littoral

On Friday 11 March 2016, St Andrew's had the honour of hosting for a brief visit His Holiness Patriarch Irinej, Archbishop of Pec, Metropolitan of Belgrade-Karlovci and Patriarch of Serbia, as well as His Eminence Metropolitan Amphilochius, Archbishop of Cetinje, Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral, and Exarch of the Throne of Pech.

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