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UPCOMING PUBLIC LECTURE BY VERY REVD DR JOHN BEHR

St Andrew’s is pleased to announce that the renowned Orthodox scholar, the Very Revd Dr John Behr, Dean of the prestigious St Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, will be presenting a public lecture on Wednesday, 16th August, 2017 at 6:30pm entitled: The Church: Our Mother “bearing from Her Heart the Word” to the World Today.

Faculty member Dr Lee at Septuagint Symposium

Dr John Lee recently attended a conference in Helsinki, Finland (1–4 June, 2017), entitled 'Soisalon-Soininen Symposium on the Septuagint.'

This was arranged to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the birth of Ilmari Soisalon-Soininen, the founding father of the 'Helsinki school' of Septuagint studies and highly esteemed by his successors and pupils in Finland, as well as by Septuagint scholars generally. The symposium brought together a group of leading scholars in the field, from both Finland and other places in Europe.

7th International Conference on Orthodox Church Music

6–11 June 2017, Finland

 

In early June 2017, over 60 scholars, composers, chanters and musicologists from 17 countries around the world joined members of the International Society for Orthodox Church Music (ISOCM) in Finland for the 7th Conference on Orthodox Music. Over 30 conference presentations explored a variety of topics related to the conference theme of “Liturgy and Music.”

 

Upcoming Public Lecture by Revd Dr George Parsenios

St Andrew’s is pleased to announce that the prestigious Orthodox scholar, the Revd George Parsenios, Associate Professor of New Testament Studies from St Vladimir’s Theological Seminary, will be presenting a public lecture on Thursday 29th June, 2017 at 6:30pm e

Graduation Event

On 1 April, students of St Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Theological College took part in the Sydney College of Divinity (SCD) Graduation Ceremony which brought together approximately 600 attendees and distinguished guests. In the Great Hall of the University of Sydney, along with approximately 100 other graduates from the fellow member institutions of the SCD, they were conferred their respective degrees and awards by the President of the SCD, Mr Peter King.

Theology Symposium 2017 - Call for Papers

It is with great pleasure that the St Andrew’s Planning Committee invites all those interested in presenting a paper at the 2017 St Andrew’s Second Theology Symposium, to submit the title of their proposed presentation, together with an abstract of 250 - 300 words by 15June, 2017. The Symposium will be centred around the Mystery of the Trinity: Implications for Everyday Living.

Doxology to Mark the Commencement of the New Academic Year

Today, St Andrew’s Theological College commenced its thirty-second academic year with its annual Doxology Service in the College Chapel of St John the Evangelist and Theologian. The service was officiated by the Dean, His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos of Australia. At the conclusion of the service, His Eminence welcomed the Sub-Dean, His Grace Bishop Seraphim of Apollonias, the faculty members, students and all guests in attendance especially those who have held a longstanding association with the College since its earliest years: The Very Rev.

Prestigious Scholar Fr John Behr to deliver Patristics Lectures

St Andrew’s is pleased to announce that the renowned Orthodox scholar, the Very Revd Dr John Behr, will be presenting two series of lectures in Patristics from 10 - 20 August, 2017.

Valedictions

Ordination

College graduate, Deacon Dimitri Papaikonomou (BTh, 2007), was ordained to the holy priesthood by His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos of Australia on Sunday 22 January at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation of the Theotokos in Redfern (NSW). Father Dimitri had served as the personal deacon to His Eminence for more than seven years. He now serves as the assistant parish priest atthe Greek Orthodox Church of Saints Raphael, Nicholas and Irene, in Liverpool (NSW).

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