New YouTube Video

A video of the public lecture ‘“Dying to Live!” Becoming Human in the Early Church’ by the Very Revd Professor John Behr has been added to the St Andrew’s YouTube Channel.

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Public Lecture by the Very Revd Professor John Behr

On Thursday 30 June, St Andrew’s had the honour of hosting the Very Revd Professor John Behr, Dean of the prestigious St Vladimir’s Seminary (Crestwood, New York). Whilst encouraging the participation of the 120 attendees, Father John discussed the topic ‘“Dying to Live!” Becoming Human in the Early Church.’ The talk consisted in analyses of the Scriptures, the writings of the Fathers (especially St Irenaeus of Lyons), and the services of Holy Week.

New YouTube Videos

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

2016 Graduation Events

On Monday 23 May, the Thanksgiving 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 and students. His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos of Australia, as Dean, recited a benediction over the graduates and conferred them with the College's Ecclesiastical Certificate.

Public Seminar: Christian Perspectives on the Environment

On Thursday 12 May 2016, St Andrew’s was honoured to welcome for the second time the esteemed scholar, Professor Jonathan Wooding (Sir Warwick Fairfax Professor of Celtic Studies, The University of Sydney). Prof. Wooding offered the main address of a seminar hosted by the College, entitled Christian Perspectives on the Environment.

Upcoming Public Lecture by Prof. Johannes Zachhuber

On Tuesday 26 July, from 7pm, the eminent scholar Johannes Zachhuber (Professor of Historical and Systematic Theology, Faculty of Theology and Religion, University of Oxford) will offer a public lecture on 'The Philosophy of the Greek Church Fathers.' This event will coincide with Prof.

Report on Patristic Studies at St Andrew's

Upon the invitation of the editors of Universitas, an academic publication of Fu Jen Catholic University (Taiwan), Protopresbyter Dr Doru Costache wrote a brief report on the development of patristic studies at St Andrew's.

Phronema, Volume 31:1 (2016) now available!

The latest edition of Phronema, volume 31:1 (2016), is now available. It features five papers from the following scholars: Protopresbyter Dr Doru Costache, Dr Graham Lovell, Dr Kevin Wagner, Adjunct Professor Andrei Antokhin, and R. J. Endresz.

Reminder: Professor Zachhuber at St Andrew's

The noted scholar, Professor Johannes Zachhuber, from the University of Oxford, will offer three days of intensive lectures at St Andrew's (25-27 July 2016) on classical philosophy and the Church fathers. Enrolments towards credit, including those of cross-institutional students, and auditors are welcome.

For enquiries related to the course, contact Protopresbyter Dr Doru Costache at

The Nineteenth Conference of AABS

'Dreams, Memory and Imagination in Byzantium' is the theme of the nineteenth conference of Australian Association for Byzantine Studies. The conference will be held at Monash University, Melbourne, from 24-26 February 2017. In the last two decades, the role of dreams, memory and the imagination in the ancient world and its cultural productions have come to receive increased attention, along with the importance of emotions in the Greco-Roman and medieval worlds.