News & Events

8 May 2023
Ordination On Saturday 6 May, College student Panteleimon Toumbelekis was ordained to the holy priesthood by His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia at the Greek Orthodox Church of St Gerasimos (Leichhardt, NSW). In his guiding speech to the newly ordained priest, His Eminence emphasised that Christ...
1 May 2023
Online Lecture by Faculty Member On 30 April 2023, Dr Andrew Mellas presented an online lecture on the Journey of the Myrrh-Bearing Women to the Holy Tomb to the GO Family & Friends Ministry Fellowship. The lecture explored how the hymns of Byzantium invite us to journey with the myrrh-bearing women to the holy tomb and...
21 April 2023
Our Dean's Address at Consulate Event The Dean spoke at an event which took place at the University of Sydney and was organised by the Consulate General of Greece in Sydney to commemorate the 80th Anniversary of the Deportation of Thessaloniki Jews on Thursday evening 20th April 2023. His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of...
20 March 2023
Sunday of the Holy Cross Sermon by Sub-Dean A/Prof. Philip Kariatlis, Sub-Dean recently recorded a sermon for the 3rd Sunday of Holy and Great Lent on the Veneration of the Precious Cross as part of an initiative called 'Orthodox Scholars Preach' of the Orthodox Christian Studies Centre, Fordham University (New York).  
14 March 2023
Public Lecture On Tuesday 14 March, as part of the Orthodox Renewal Series held in conjunction with the parish of St Spyridon (Kingsford), Dr Andrew Mellas explored 'The Mystery of the Cross'. Dr Mellas engaged closely with our experience of the liturgical tradition of Byzantium during our Lenten journey to...
8 March 2023
Public Lecture On Tuesday 7 March, as part of the ‘Orthodox Renewal Series’ held in conjunction with the parish of St Spyridon, Kingsford, Associate Professor Philip Kariatlis, spoke on the topic; "Theology: Christ’s Invitation Towards Transformational Living".
1 March 2023
Public Lecture On Tuesday 28 February, as part of the ‘Orthodox Renewal Series’ held in conjunction with the parish of St Spyridon, Kingsford, Father Anastasios Kalogerakis spoke on the topic; "The Stadium of Virtues is Now Open – Competing in the Arena of Great Lent".
22 February 2023
Public Lecture On Tuesday 21 February, as part of the ‘Orthodox Renewal Series’ held in conjunction with the parish of St Spyridon, Kingsford, Father Anastasios Bozikis spoke on the topic; "Kollyva and Communion: A Crisis on Mt Athos"
16 February 2023
Doxology to Mark the Commencement of the New Academic Year Today St Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Theological College commenced its thirty-eighth academic year with its annual Doxology Service, held in the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation, Redfern. It was officiated by the Dean, His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia, in the presence of...
27 January 2023
The Second Mega-Conference of the International Orthodox Theological Association The Second Mega-Conference of the International Orthodox Theological Association (IOTA) was held in Volos, Greece on 11-15 January 2023, co-hosted by the Metropolis of Demetrias and the Volos Academy for Theological Studies. The overarching theme of the conference was ‘Mission and the Orthodox...

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