News & Events

3 February 2015
Educational Trip in June 2015 From Thursday 4 June 2015 until Saturday 20 June 2015, two of our graduates, the Very Revd Archimandrite Elpidios Karalis (BTh '04, MA '05) and Dr Dimitri Kepreotes (BTh '92, MTh '01), will be conducting an overseas tour on the theme 'Journey of St Paul and Classical Greece'. The tour will...
3 February 2015
Professional Development Seminar for School Teachers and Staff On Tuesday 27 January 2015, St Andrew’s hosted its second professional development day for the teachers and staff of the Greek Orthodox co-education private schools in Sydney: St Spyridon College (Kingsford), All Saints Grammar (Belmore) and St Euphemia College (Bankstown). In front of an...
17 January 2015
Elevation to Protopresbyter On Saturday 17 January 2015, College graduate Fr John Grillis (BTh '90), was elevated to the office of Protopresbyter by His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos of Australia (College Dean) at the Greek Orthodox Cemetery Church of St Athanasios (Rookwood NSW), where he also serves as the appointed priest...
5 January 2015
New YouTube Videos Twenty new snippet videos have been added to the St Andrew’s YouTube Channel. These videos feature the following friends and guests of the College discussing a range of interesting topics (incl. early Celtic monasticism, the mysticism and scriptural interpretation of the Cappadocian Fathers, the...
4 December 2014
Public Lecture On Thursday 4 December 2014, Dr Philip Kariatlis (Academic Director & Senior Lecturer in Systematic Theology) delivered the keynote address at the Annual Speech Day of All Saints Grammar (Belmore NSW). In his address he presented some thoughts on an Orthodox understanding of ‘values’ and...
1 December 2014
18th Australian Association for Byzantine Studies Conference On 28-30 November 2014, the 18th Australian Association for Byzantine Studies Conference was held at the University of Queensland in Brisbane. The topic of the conference was Byzantine Culture in Translation. On Saturday 29 November, Mr Mario Baghos (Associate Lecturer in Church History) presented...
30 November 2014
Elevation to Protopresbyter On Sunday 30 November 2014, College graduate and Lecturer in Pastoral Theology and Practice, Fr Constantine Varipatis, was elevated by His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos of Australia (College Dean) to the office of Protopresbyter at the Greek Orthodox Church of St Stylianos (Gymea NSW).
28 November 2014
Address in Honour of His Eminence On Friday 28 November 2014, Dr Philip Kariatlis (Academic Director & Senior Lecturer in Systematic Theology) delivered the keynote address at the Name Day Dinner held in honour of His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos (College Dean). In his paper, he offered some personal reflections not only on...
27 November 2014
Prof. Pauline Allen Has Joined Phronema's Editorial Board St Andrew's is delighted to announce that eminent scholar, Professor Pauline Allen, FAHA (Australian Catholic University, QLD), has joined the editorial board of the College's journal, Phronema. Prof. Allen, who serves as the director of the Centre for Early Christian Studies, is a great friend of...
24 November 2014
Ordination On Friday 21 November 2014 (the Synaxis of the Holy Archangels, old calendar) St Andrew's graduate, Hierodeacon Siluan Mrakic (MTh, '14), was ordained to the holy priesthood by His Grace Bishop Milutin of Valjevo (a diocese in western Serbia). The ordination took place at the nunnery of the Holy...

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