News & Events

2 December 2022
St Andrew's Open Day On Thursday evening, 1st December, St Andrew’s hosted an online ‘Open Day’ meeting via Zoom. About 25 potential applicants joined faculty, current students and alumni for an introduction to the study of theology and course options for 2023. The session was opened with a recorded message by His...
7 November 2022
Public Lecture On Sunday evening 6 November, St Andrew's hosted a guest lecture by Father Damaskinos (Olkinuoura) of Xenophontos Monastery, Mount Athos. Fr Damaskinos is an Athonite hieromonk and an international scholar who lectures at the University of Eastern Finland. The topic of Fr Damaskinos’...
5 September 2022
St Andrew's 9th Patristic Symposium 2022 - A Great Success! With the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia, College Dean, St Andrew’s Theological College held its 9th Patristic Symposium on 2-3 September, 2022. The theme of this year’s Symposium was: ‘St Maximus the Confessor within 7th Century Christianity: Theology and History’, and...
30 August 2022
International Byzantine Congress As part of the 24th International Congress of Byzantine Studies, our Faculty Member, Dr Andrew Mellas, presented a paper on human and divine emotion in the paschal hymn of St Romanos the Melodist. The paper was part of a roundtable on ‘Mystagogy: Liturgy, Materiality and the Senses.’ The...
16 August 2022
Ordination On Saturday 13 August, College alumnus Deacon Kyriakos Tsapas (DipChSt, 2016) was ordained to the holy priesthood by His Eminence Archbishop Makarios at the Greek Orthodox Church of St Haralambos (Templestowe, VIC). Also in attendance were Their Graces Bishop Kyriakos of Sozopolis and Bishop...
8 August 2022
Ordination On Saturday 6 August, The Great Feast of our Lord's Transfiguration, College student Shadi Hanna was ordained to the holy diaconate by His Eminence Metropolitan Basilios of the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines, in the Church of St Nicholas (East...
4 July 2022
Ordination On Saturday 2 July, with the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia, College alumnus Phillip Papagiannopoulos (BTh, 2020) was ordained to the holy diaconate by His Grace Bishop Evmenios of Kerasounta at the Holy Monastery of Panagia Axion Estin (Northcote, VIC). In his guiding...
27 June 2022
Online Seminar Series by Faculty Member The Greek Orthodox Advisory Committee for Scripture is pleased to announce an Online Seminar for all our volunteer Scripture Teachers. Please Join us online via ZOOM for a special presentation series on Church History by the Very Revd Fr Anastasios Bozikis.
20 June 2022
Graduation Doxology for Saint Andrew’s Theological College in Sydney On 19 June, the Dedication 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 formal procession of clergy, faculty and graduands into the Cathedral. A Doxological Service was chanted...
17 June 2022
Guest Lecture by Faculty Member On Thursday 16 June 2022, A/Prof. Philip Kariatlis, Sub-Dean of St Andrew's was invited to give a talk, titled 'Living a Christ-centred Life: What is really all about? How might we achieve this?' at the SOFIA fellowship group of the University of New South Wales.

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