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29 June 2020
Ordination During this morning’s Divine Liturgy for the Feast Day of the Holy, Glorious and Preeminent Apostles Peter and Paul, College alumnus Deacon Christophoros Krikelis (Bachelor of Theology, 2020) was ordained to the holy priesthood by His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia in the Greek Orthodox...
26 June 2020
St Andrew's Press Academia Page St Andrew's Orthodox Press is pleased to announce that it has set up an academia.edu page! This page will help spread the good news of the Press to academics, scholars, and students. It comprises several sections including 'latest publications,' 'academic and popular books,' 'liturgical...
26 June 2020
Series of Talks: 'Bearing Witness to Christ: Homilies inspired by Our Holy Martyr Elesa' As part of their ongoing community engagement and catechetical outreach, members of the Faculty of St Andrew's will be delivering talks as part of the The Resurrection of Christ Kogarah's series 'Bearing Witness to Christ: Homilies inspired by Our Holy Martyr Elesa,' to whom the Church is also...
19 June 2020
Public Statement of Support for our Dean In relation to all the media frenzy surrounding the recent purchase of a Sydney property by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia Consolidated Trust, St Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Theological College unequivocally expresses its undivided support for His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia...
19 June 2020
Concerning the Overhaul of Australian University Fees In response to the National Press Club address by the Federal Minister for Education and news in today’s mainstream media that Australian university fees in 2021 will more than double for courses in the discipline of Humanities, St Andrew's Greek Orthodox Theological College would like to assure...
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...

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