News & Events

8 March 2021
Talk by Lecturer Dr Mario Baghos On Sunday March 7 Dr Mario Baghos, Lecturer in Patristics and Church History and Chief Publishing Officer of St Andrew's Orthodox Press, led a discussion on 'Life After Death' -- drawing on scriptural, patristic, and hagiographical sources -- for the Orthodox Cafe at St Stylianos Parish, Gymea.
27 February 2021
2021 Orientation Program On Thursday 25 February – Friday 26 February, 2021, the College commenced its academic year with a two-day orientation program attended by all newly enrolled (approximately 30 students in person, and another 15 followed via ZOOM) and some continuing students. The program officially began with...
26 February 2021
Talk by Senior Lecturer Dr Andrew Mellas On 25 February, Dr Andrew Mellas, Senior Lecturer in Liturgics and Church History, presented a talk on the Parable of Prodigal Son, ‘The Tears of the Prodigal’, at the Church of the Resurrection, Kogarah, as part of its Journey to Pascha series. Dr Mellas explored how the parable of the prodigal...
19 February 2021
Talk by Sub Dean Dr Philip Kariatlis On Thursday 18 February, Assoc. Prof. Philip Kariatlis, Sub-Dean, presented a talk titled ‘The Parable of the Publican and the Pharisee: Humbly Entrusting All to God our Heavenly Father’ at the Church of the Resurrection in Kogarah as part of Journey to Pascha series of talks. There, he explored...
9 February 2021
Byzantine Book Festival As part of the inaugural Byzantine Book Festival (5-7 February 2021) hosted by the University of Edinburgh, Dr Olivier Delouis and Dr Andrew Mellas spoke about our lecturer’s recent publication, Liturgy and the Emotions in Byzantium. They discussed how the emotion of compunction became a...
11 January 2021
Ordination On Sunday 10 January, College alumnus Deacon Asterios Zouriakas (Bachelor of Theology, 2001), was ordained to the holy priesthood by His Eminence Archbishop Makarios in the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation (Redfern, NSW). His Eminence Metropolitan Seraphim of Sebasteia, Their Graces...
29 December 2020
Ordination On Saturday 26 December, College alumnus Asterios Zouriakas (Bachelor of Theology, 2001), was ordained to the holy diaconate by His Eminence Archbishop Makarios in the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation (Redfern, NSW). His Eminence Metropolitan Seraphim of Sebasteia, Their Graces Bishops...
18 December 2020
Open Day With the blessing of the College Dean, His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia, an Open Day as held yesterday evening in order to raise awareness and provide information about the work of the College and to encourage and welcome enrolments. The event was attended in person by more than 100...
14 December 2020
Elevation to Archimandrite On Saturday 12 December, College alumnus and faculty member Fr Amphilohios Papantoniou (Bachelor of Theology, 2001) was elevated to the office of Archimandrite by His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia. This conferral took place at the Greek Orthodox Church of St Spyridon (Kingsford, NSW)...
11 December 2020
Talk by Lecturer Mr Basilios Psilacos On Thursday evening, 10 December, the Greek Orthodox Parish of the Holy Apostles in Newcastle warmly received Mr Basilios Psilacos who presented a talk entitled “Christ in the Liturgy”. The talk was followed by the celebration of the Divine Liturgy in English by Fr Nicholas Skordilis (parish priest...

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