News & Events

1 November 2019
Presentation at NCCA Assembly On Thursday 31 October, Dr Philip Kariatlis attended the National Council of Churches of Australia (NCCA) Assembly at which he was invited to present a paper relating to the World Council of Churches Faith and Order Commission study document, Moral Discernment in the Church – Faith and Order...
25 October 2019
Ordination On Thursday 24 October, College student, Fr Christophoros Krikelis, was ordained to the holy diaconate by His Eminence Archbishop Makarios at the Holy Monastery of Panagia ‘Axion Estin’ in Northcote, Melbourne (VIC). Dn Christophoros is the son of the Rev. Jordan Krikelis (Church of St John the...
21 October 2019
Faculty Member Receives Essay Prize Dr Lydia Gore-Jones, Lecturer in Biblical Studies, was selected for this year's Compendia Rerum Iudaicarum ad Novum Testamentum (CRINT) Foundation Essay Prize. Her paper was entitled “Wisdom and Torah in Late Second Temple Judaism by Example of 4 Ezra and 2 Baruch”. The bi-annual CRINT Essay...
14 October 2019
Ordination On Saturday 12 October, College student, Terry Gerovasilis, was ordained to the holy diaconate by His Eminence Archbishop Makarios at the Greek Orthodox Church of Sts Constantine and Helene in Northbridge, Perth (WA), wherein he has also been assigned to serve as a deacon alongside parish priest...
25 September 2019
St Andrew's Third Theology Symposium - A Great Success With the blessing of our new College Dean, His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia, St Andrew’s College held its third biennial Theology Symposium on 20-21 September, 2019. The theme of this year’s Symposium was: ‘The Importance of Christology for the 21st Century’ and the two keynote...
7 August 2019
Ordination On Tuesday 6 August, the Great Feast Day of the Lord’s transfiguration on Mount Tabor, College graduate, Deacon Nicholas Georgiou (BTh, 2016) was ordained to the holy priesthood by His Eminence Archbishop Makarios at the Greek Orthodox Church of our Lord’s Transfiguration in Thomastown (VIC). Fr...
24 June 2019
Ordination On Sunday 23 June, College graduate, Deacon John Daher (GradCertA, 2016) was ordained to the holy priesthood by His Eminence Metropolitan Basilios (Kodseie) of the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines at St Mary’s ‘Nativity of the Theotokos’ Antiochian...
12 June 2019
Visit to St Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary (New York) Dr Philip Kariatlis visited St Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary where he met with the President of the Seminary, the Very Reverend Dr Chad Hatfield, the Academic Dean, Dr Ionut Alexandru Tudorie, together with other faculty and staff. As is well known, St Andrew’s enjoys a wonderful...
6 June 2019
2019 Patterson Triennial Conference, Fordham University (New York) St Andrew’s was recently represented by Dr Philip Kariatlis at the 2019 Patterson Triennial Conference at Fordham University (New York) which took place from 3-5 June. The conference was organised by the Orthodox Christian Studies Centre of Fordham University, the co-directors of whom are...
4 June 2019
Third Halki Summit His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew recently hosted the 3rd Halki Summit in Istanbul, Turkey, from 31 May to 3 June. Amongst the fifty delegates from more than forty religious institutions, St Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Theological College was also represented by Mr Basilios Psilacos...

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