News & Events

8 July 2024
Conference Presentation
Sr Margaret Beirne recently participated in the combined Conference of the Australian Catholic Biblical (ACBA) and Theological (ACTA) Associations in Brisbane, 4-7 July. At the Joint Session, Sr Margaret represented ACBA on a 3-person panel where she spoke on the topic “Acts 15, a Spirit-led model...
24 June 2024
Public Lecture
On Monday, 24 June 2024, Fr Anastasios Bozikis, Associate Lecturer in Church History, led a youth group discussion at the Parish of the Archangel Michael at Crows Nest on two significant dialogues entitled: 'Finding True Life: Two Conversations with the Devil.' It compared and contrasted the...
18 June 2024
Public Lecture
Following the Sunday of the Fathers of the First Ecumenical Synod in 325AD, Fr Anastasios Bozikis, Associate Lecturer in Church History presented a short lecture at the SOFIA Orthodox Fellowship at the University of NSW on the 18th June 2024  entitled ‘Creed, Canons and a Calendar: The First...
6 June 2024
Public Lecture
On Thursday, 6 June 2024, Fr Anastasios Bozikis, Associate Lecturer in Church history delivered a talk to the Fellowship Group of St Nectarios Church in Burwood on ‘Justinian: Emperor and Saint.’ It traced the extraordinary career of this sixth century Byzantine ruler and his wife, the Empress St...
3 June 2024
Constantinople 1453: Beginning or End?
Our Faculty Member, Dr Andrew Mellas, recently participated in the ‘Byzantine Month’ at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Resurrection (Kogarah) on ‘The Legacy of Byzantium: Theology, Hellenism and Civilisation’. On 9 May, Dr Mellas delivered a guest lecture exploring the reception of Alexander the...
1 May 2024
Faculty Publication
The journal of the Gregorian University in Rome has published an article by Sr Margaret Beirne, “Acts 15, a Spirit-led model for the Synod process” (on which the above address was based) in Gregorianum 105, 2 (2024) 283-298. The 2024 Gregoranium Journal 105/2 is available in  and 
22 March 2024
Public Lecture on Sunday of Orthodoxy
As part of the Lenten Series of Talks at Our Lady of Myrtles (Kogarah) Fellowship, on 21 March 2024, our Faculty Member, Dr Andrew Mellas, presented a reflection and led a discussion on the Sunday of Orthodoxy. Dr Mellas reflected on the tumultuous period of Iconoclasm in Byzantium and the crisis...

Dean's Welcome

“Come O faithful, let us labour with zeal for Christ our God”

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Studying at the College will pave the way for many opportunities: whether you are considering ordination to the priesthood or various types of lay diakonia, within the Church, for the building up of Christ’s body, you are most warmly invited to “come and see.” more

Theology & Life: Faculty Reflections

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