News & Events

31 October 2018
Classes in Theological Studies to begin in Melbourne in 2019 The College is pleased to announce that it will introduce “facilitation classes” in Melbourne as of early February 2019. This is a new endeavour by the College as an outreach to residents of Melbourne (and those across Victoria) who might be interested to engage with part time theological studies...
20 August 2018
Evening Symposium on Byzantine Hymnody The College was honoured to host the visiting Orthodox scholar and Athonite monk, Fr Damaskinos (Jaakko Olkinuora) of Xenophontos Monastery, on 19 August for an evening symposium on the theme “Byzantine Hymnody: Past, Present and Future”. His keynote address entitled ‘Listening and Singing in the...
13 August 2018
Ordination On Sunday 12 August, College graduate, Deacon Goran Jovcic (BTh, 1999) was ordained to the holy priesthood by His Grace Bishop Nikandros of Doryleon at the Greek Orthodox Church of St George in Thebarton (SA). He was also bestowed with the name ‘Gregory’ by His Grace. Fr Gregory will serve as an...
21 May 2018
Ordination On Sunday 20 May, College graduate, Deacon John Frangos (GradDipA, 2016) was ordained to the holy priesthood by His Grace Bishop Ezekiel of Derbe at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Dormition of the Theotokos in North Altona (VIC). Fr John will serve as an auxiliary priest in suburban and rural...
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...

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