News & Events

14 May 2018
Elevation to Oikonomos On Sunday 13 May, College graduate Fr Stavros Karvelas (BTh, 2000) was elevated to the office of Oikonomos by His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos of Australia. This conferral took place at the Greek Orthodox Parish of St Therapon (Thornleigh, NSW) during the Vespers for the Patronal Feast Day at...
16 April 2018
2018 Graduation Events On Friday 13 April, 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...
20 March 2018
Opening of the Academic Year 2018 Today marked the official opening of the academic year at St Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Theological College in Sydney. A Doxology Service was celebrated in the College Chapel of St John the Evangelist and Theologian by the Dean, His Eminence Archbishop STYLIANOS of Australia, among faculty members,...
2 March 2018
Talk entitled ‘Fasting and Great Lent' by Dr. Philip Kariatlis On Saturday 24 February, 2018, Dr Philip Kariatlis (Academic Director, Senior Lecturer in Systematic Theology) delivered a talk entitled ‘ Fasting and Great Lent' at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Apostles (Newcastle NSW) as one of the Speakers for the Parish’s Lenten Retreat...
18 December 2017
Ordination College graduate, Fr Nektarios (MA, 2016), a monk of the Holy Monastery of the Mother of God ‘Pantanassa’ (NSW), was ordained to the holy presbytery by His Grace Bishop Seraphim of Apollonias on Saturday 16 December at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation of the Theotokos in Redfern (...
16 October 2017
Ordination College graduate, Goran Jovcic (BTh, 1999), was ordained to the holy diaconate by His Grace Bishop Nikandros of Doryleon on Sunday 15 October at the Greek Orthodox Church of St George in Thebarton (SA). Deacon Goran is a married clergyman and the son of the Very Rev. Protopresbyter-Stavrophor...
1 September 2017
Intensive Lectures Series in Patristics and Christian Ethics The College was honoured to host visiting scholars from overseas for three intensive lecture series. Fr John Behr delivered two distinct series of intensive lectures on the Early Church Fathers and on the subject of patristic anthropology from 10-20 August. Deacon Perry Hamalis, the Cecelia...
17 August 2017
Public Lecture by the Very Rev. Prof. John Behr The College was honoured to host a public lecture by Father John Behr on 16 August entitled ‘The Church: Our Mother “bearing from Her Heart the Word” to the World Today’. Father John is the Father Georges Florovsky Distinguished Professor of Patristics at St Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary...
30 June 2017
Public Lecture by Revd Dr George Parsenios The College was honoured to host a public lecture by Father George L. Parsenios on 29 June entitled “St John Chrysostom and Jesus as the Adaptable Good Shepherd in the Fourth Gospel”. Father George is Associate Professor of New Testament at Princeton Theological Seminary (New Jersey), and Sessional...
16 February 2017
Valedictions On 27 January, St Andrew’s received notice from Protopresbyter Dr Doru Costache, Senior Lecturer in Patristic Studies, that he would be resigning from the Teaching Faculty of St Andrew’s before the commencement of Semester 1. Fr Doru has worked at the Theological College since 2005, initially on...

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