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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).

Elevation to Oikonomos

On Tuesday 17 January, College graduate Fr Sotirios Papafilopoulos (BTh '03) was elevated to the office of Oikonomos by His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos of Australia (College Dean) at the Greek Orthodox Cemetery Church of St Athanasios (Rookwood Cemetery, NSW) during the Service of Great Vespers. Fr Sotirios currently serves as the parish priest of the Greek Orthodox Church of St Paraskeve and St Barbara in Blacktown 

Elevation to Oikonomos

On Monday 26 December, College graduate Fr Stavros Ivanos (BTh '04) was elevated to the office of Oikonomos by His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos of Australia (College Dean) at the Greek Orthodox Church of St Stephanos (Hurlstone Park, NSW) during the Service of Great Vespers. Fr Stavros has served as the parish priest of this church for six years.

Ordination

Recent graduate of the College, Nick Georgiou (BTh, 2016), was ordained to the holy diaconate by His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos of Australia on Saturday 26 November at the Greek Orthodox Church of St Eustathios, South Melbourne (VIC).

Upcoming Adult Faith Education Open Learning Seminar

On Saturday 5 November, St Andrew's will deliver a series of catechetical lectures on the topic 'The Sacredness of Marriage' at St John's College, Preston (VIC), as part of its Adult Faith Education Open Learning (offered to the public for the fourth year in a row).

For more details, see the Flyer [PDF].

New YouTube Videos

Three new videos have been added to the St Andrew’s YouTube Channel.

Phronema, Volume 31:2 (2016) now available!

The latest edition of Phronema, volume 31:2 (2016), is now available. It features papers from His Holiness Patriarch Irinej (Gavrilovic) of Serbia, Revd Prof.

Lecture by Associate Professor Mark Reasoner

On Wednesday 28 September, the College and Professor James Harrison (Director of Research, Sydney College of Divinity) had the honour of welcoming the biblical scholar, Associate Professor Mark Reasoner (Marian University, Indianapolis, USA), who delivered a lecture for staff and students titled ‘“What They Were Makes No

Patristic Symposium 2016: St John Chrysostom

On 23-24 September, Professor James Harrison (Director of Research, Sydney College of Divinity), Protopresbyter Dr Doru Costache (Senior Lecturer in Patristic Studies, St Andrew's), Dr Adam G.

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