News & Events

24 May 2022
Presentation by Faculty Member On 21 May 2022, Dr Andrew Mellas (Senior Lecturer, Church History and Liturgics) presented a paper on “Liturgical Emotions in the Shadow of the Pandemic” at a Conference convened by the Sydney College of Divinity: Theologizing in the Shadow of the Pandemic. Dr Mellas explored how today’s...
10 May 2022
Faculty Publication College lecturers Father Anastasios Bozikis (Church History) and Dn Dr Mario Baghos (Patristics) along with Dn Dr Chris Baghos recently co-wrote a chapter on the history of the Greek Orthodox Church in Australia published on Christine Chaillot (ed.) A Short History of the Orthodox Church in...
5 May 2022
Call For Papers! 9th Patristic Symposium St Maximus the Confessor within 7th Century Christianity: Theology and History 2-3 September 2022 This call for paper invites expressions of interest to contribute a paper to the 9th Patristic Symposium of St Andrew’s Theological College (Sydney College of Divinity) in...
2 May 2022
Ordination & Conferral On Sunday 1 May, College alumnus, Dn Nicholas (Eric) Carmona Torres (BTh, 2021), was ordained to the holy priesthood by His Eminence Archbishop Makarios at the Greek Orthodox Church of St Catherine (Mascot, NSW). Fr Nicholas was born and raised in Mexico before moving to Australia with his wife...
4 April 2022
Ordination On Saturday 2 April, College alumnus, Fr Meliton (Nicholas) Haridemos (BTh, 2021), was ordained to the holy diaconate by His Eminence Archbishop Makarios at the Greek Orthodox Church of St Nicholas (Canberra, ACT). Deacon Meliton was born and raised in Canberra before moving to Sydney for...
30 March 2022
Guest Lecture by Faculty Member On 27 March 2022, at the invitation of His Grace Bishop Kyriakos and with the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Makarios, our Faculty Member Dr Andrew Mellas presented a guest lecture on “The Mystery of the Cross” to the Orthodox faithful of Melbourne. Dr Mellas explored the liturgical...
28 March 2022
Ordination On Sunday 27 March, Sunday of the Veneration of the Holy Cross, College Registrar, Dn Anastasios Kalogerakis, was ordained to the holy priesthood by His Eminence Archbishop Makarios in the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation (Redfern, NSW). Fr Anastasios will continue at St Andrew’s as the...
25 March 2022
Ordination Today, during the Hierarchical Liturgy for the Great Feast of the Annunciation of the Theotokos, College alumnus and I.T. Officer, Dn Irenaeus Triantis (BTh, 2017), was ordained to the holy priesthood by His Eminence Archbishop Makarios in the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation (Redfern,...
22 March 2022
Guest Lecture by Faculty Member Associate Professor Philip Kariatlis, Sub-Dean of St Andrew’s Theological College, was a panelist member at YOKE (Young Orthodox Striving to Know the Eternal), Youth Organisation of St John’s Greek Orthodox Church at Parramatta, who together with His Grace Bishop Emilianos of Meloa, Revd Dr...
21 March 2022
Ordination On Sunday 20 March, College alumnus Jason Israel (BTh, 2017, MTh, 2022) was ordained to the holy diaconate by His Eminence Metropolitan Basilios of the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines, in the Church of St Nicholas (Punchbowl, NSW). In his guiding speech...

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