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18 June 2020
Anniversary Tribute to His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia As we approach the first anniversary of the enthronement of His Eminence Archbishop Makarios as Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church of Australia and Dean of St Andrew’s Theological College—and to mark the arrival of our beloved Shepherd on our shores on this day in 2019—we take this opportunity to...
12 June 2020
Phronema - Call for Papers Phronema – Volume 36 No. 1, 2021. Special Issue for the 200 year anniversary of Greek Independence   Call for Papers   With the blessing of His Eminence, Archbishop Makarios of Australia, we will be dedicating the first issue of Phronema in 2021 to commemorate the 200 year anniversary of Greek...
1 June 2020
Elevation to Protopresbyter On 31 May, College alumnus Fr Athanasios Giatsios (Bachelor of Theology, 2006; Master of Arts specialising in pastoral ministry, 2007) was elevated to the office of Protopresbyter by His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia. This conferral took place at the Greek Orthodox Parish of St...
25 May 2020
Forthcoming Publication by Faculty Member Dr Andrew Mellas, Senior Lecturer in Church History and Liturgical Studies, has a new publication due for release soon titled Liturgy and the Emotions in Byzantium: Compunction and Hymnody (Cambridge University Press, 2020). A 20% discount is available on this title until 30 June 2020 via...
11 May 2020
Elevation to Protopresbyter On 9 May, His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia celebrated the memory of the holy martyr Christopher in the Cathedral of the Annunciation in Redfern, Sydney. This year’s feast day of St Christopher held special significance for His Eminence as it marked the first anniversary of his...
8 May 2020
Feast Day of St John the Theologian Today, the College Dean, His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia, presided at matins and liturgy for the feast day of the holy glorious Apostle and Evangelist, John the Theologian, to whom the College chapel is dedicated. Due to public health orders and restrictions in NSW, the service was...
10 April 2020
New Release from St Andrew's Orthodox Press St Andrew’s Orthodox Press is delighted to announce the release of the English translation of Lord and Master of my Life: Reflections on Spiritual Alertness by His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia. Originally published in 2016 under the Greek title Κύριε και Δέσποτα της Ζωής μου –...
23 March 2020
Special Commemorative Issue of PHRONEMA Journal in Memory of Archbishop Stylianos The latest issue of the College's academic journal, Phronema 35:1 (2020), is dedicated to the blessed memory of Archbishop Stylianos (Harkianakis) of Australia (1935 – 2019), Founder and Dean of the College (1986 – 2019). It includes a prefatory note by his successor and new Dean of...
16 March 2020
Letter to Students regarding COVID-19 All face-to-face classes on campus in Redfern (NSW) and the Melbourne facilitation classes hosted at St John’s College in Preston (VIC) have been suspended for the foreseeable future, effective immediately, and until further notice. In the meantime, lectures will be transferred to distance...
2 March 2020
2020 Graduation Event On 28 February, the Dedication Service for Graduates of St Andrew’s Theological College was celebrated in the Cathedral of the Annunciation (Redfern, NSW). The evening’s proceedings began with a Doxological Service chanted by faculty members, alumni and students. His Eminence Archbishop Makarios...

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