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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.

ACU Strathfield Lecture on Celtic Spirituality

On Wednesday 13 April, Professor Salvador Ryan (Pontifical University, Saint Patrick's College, Maynooth, Ireland) will present on “Críost Liom”: Treasures of the Irish Christian Tradition at the Australian Catholic University, Strathfield Campus (The Function Room, Ground Floor, Edmund Rice Building).

A Note of Thanks to the NSW Legislative Council

St Andrew's wishes to thank the NSW Legislative Council, especially the Hon. Courtney Houssos, for recently having congratulated the College on its thirtieth anniversary and extended their best wishes to its Dean, His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos, in addition to its remaining Faculty, administrative staff, and former and current students.

To read the relevant motion by the House, click here.

Visit of His Beatitude Patriarch Irinej of Serbia & His Eminence Metropolitan Amphilochius of Montenegro and the Littoral

On Friday 11 March 2016, St Andrew's had the honour of hosting for a brief visit His Beatitude Patriarch Irinej, Archbishop of Pec, Metropolitan of Belgrade-Karlovci and Patriarch of Serbia, as well as His Eminence Metropolitan Amphilochius, Archbishop of Cetinje, Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral, and Exarch of the Throne of Pech.

Newspaper Article by Dr Philip Kariatlis

The VEMA Newspaper has just published an article by Dr Philip Kariatlis (Academic Director, Senior Lecturer in Systematic Theology) on the forthcoming Holy and Great Council. To download the article, click here.

Public Lecture by Dr Philip Kariatlis

On Thursday 17 March 2016, Dr Philip Kariatlis (Academic Director, Senior Lecturer in Systematic Theology) delivered a talk entitled 'The Doctrine of the Holy Trinity: Its Importance for our Everyday Life' at the Greek Orthodox Parish of St Nectarios (Burwood NSW) as part of its series of lectures on the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed.