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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.

Guest Lecture by Dr Bernard Doherty

At the invitation of Dr Mario Baghos, on 17 March Dr Bernard (Patrikios) Doherty, Lecturer in New Religious Movements, Cults and Sects at St Mark's National Theological Centre, ACT, gave a guest lecture for H8510A The Early Church.

Newspaper Articles on Conferences

The VEMA Newspaper has just published articles by Dr Mario Baghos (Lecturer in Church History) on two recent conferences attended by Protopresbyter Dr Doru Costache (Senior Lecturer in Patristic Studies) and Dr Baghos (to which they both contributed papers).

Guest Lecture by Dr Mario Baghos

On Tuesday, 15 March 2016, Dr Mario Baghos (Lecturer in Church History) offered a talk, "Historiographical and Ecclesial Representations of Saints Athanasius and Cyril of Alexandria," at the invitation of Protopresbyter Dr Doru Costache for T8581A Church Fathers: An Introduction.

Public Lecture by Dr Mario Baghos

On Sunday 13 March 2016, at the invitation of the Revd Dr John El Karaan (former lecturer in Old Testament Studies at St Andrew's), Dr Mario Baghos (Lecturer in Church History) gave a presentation on 'Lenten Insights from the Desert Fathers' at the Antiochian Orthodox Parish of St Nicholas (Punchbowl, NSW).

Guest Lecture by Mr Andrew Mellas

At the invitation of Protopresbyter Dr Doru Costache, on 9 March 2016 Mr Andrew Mellas, a PhD candidate with the University of Sydney who specialises in the Byzantine experience of the liturgical space, offered a guest lecture for T7383A Later Byzantine Patristic Theology.

Thirtieth Anniversary Celebrations

The Theological College recently celebrated the thirtieth anniversary of its establishment in 1986 with two special events. The first was an official dinner held at the invitation of His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos (College Dean) at the Cyren Restaurant, Darling Harbour, on 28 February, that welcomed more than 400 people from parishes, communities, schools and organisations across NSW.

Talk by Protopresbyter Dr Doru Costache

On Saturday 5 March 2016, Protopresbyter Dr Doru Costache (Senior Lecturer in Patristic Studies) offered a talk at the invitation of the Centre for Early Christian Studies, for its 2016 Planning Meeting. The talk was entitled "Introducing the Sydney College of Divinity's Wellbeing Project." The meeting was hosted by the Leadership Centre of the Australian Catholic University (Brisbane).

Conference Papers by Faculty Members

On Friday 4 March 2016, two members of the Faculty offered papers at the conference Mary at the beginning of the Third Millennium, which was held at the University of Notre Dame (Sydney).

A Note of Thanks to I.A.P.S. & ANZAMEMS

We wish to thank the International Association of Patristic Studies (I.A.P.S.) and the Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies Inc. (ANZAMEMS) for sharing information on our upcoming Patristic Symposium via their respective websites: