News & Events

20 July 2021
Presentation by Assoc. Prof. Philip Kariatlis, Sub-Dean Assoc. Prof. Philip Kariatlis, Sub-Dean presented a paper at the 2021 ANZATS (Australia New Zealand Association of Theological Schools) Conference (5-7 July, 2021). The general theme of the Conference was on ‘Theological Ethics’. The title of his presentation was, ‘Environmental Ethics: The...
9 June 2021
The Cambridge Companion to the Byzantine Church The College is pleased to announce that Dr Andrew Mellas (Senior Lecturer in Church History and Liturgical Studies) has signed a contract with Cambridge University Press to edit The Cambridge Companion to the Byzantine Church. This forthcoming volume will feature more than 35 chapters...
7 June 2021
Conferral as Spiritual Father On 5 June, His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia celebrated matins and the divine liturgy at the Greek Orthodox Parish of St Stephanos in Hurlstone Park, Sydney. At the end of the liturgy, His Eminence conferred the sacred duties of a spiritual father and confessor upon college alumnus Fr...
2 June 2021
Public Lecture by Faculty Member On 1 June, Dr Mario Baghos, Lecturer in Patristics and Church History, delivered a talk on 'The Fall of Constantinople' for St Euphemia, Bankstown's Fellowship, at the request of College graduate and Protopresbyter of the Ecumenical Throne, Very Revd Fr Peter Mavrommatis.
2 June 2021
Public Lecture by the Sub-Dean On 1 June, Dr Philip Kariatlis, Sub-Dean, Academic Director and Associate Professor of Theology, presented a public lecture at the Greek Orthodox Church of St George in Hobart (TAS) entitled “God's Miraculous Presence on Earth.” One of the key themes of the presentation was the importance of love...
1 June 2021
Dr Philip Kariatlis appointed on the International Governance Committee of the International Orthodox Theological Association The College congratulates its Sub-Dean, Assoc. Professor Philip Kariatlis, who was recently appointed to the International Governance Committee of IOTA (the International Orthodox Theological Association). IOTA is a community of scholars and professionals dedicated to the worldwide exchange of...
31 May 2021
‘Theologising in the Shadow of the Pandemic’ seminar series As part of the Sydney College of Divinity’s ‘Theologising in the Shadow of the Pandemic’ seminar series, on 28 May 2021, Associate Professor Ben Myers presented a paper on ‘The Uses of Adversity: George Herbert and the Christian Experience of Affliction’. Dr Andrew Mellas from St Andrew’s...
31 May 2021
International Conference on the Liturgy of Saint James From 26-28 May 2021, Professor Harald Buchinger and Professor Stefanos Alexopoulos convened an international conference on the ancient Liturgy of Saint James. The conference assembled liturgical scholars from around the world via Zoom and explored changing perspectives in research on this ancient...
28 May 2021
Public Lecture by Faculty Member On 27 May, Dr Mario Baghos, Lecturer in Patristics and Church History, and Chief Publishing Officer of St Andrew's Orthodox Press, delivered the second public lecture in the annual ‘Sailing to Byzantium’ series hosted by the Greek Orthodox Parish of St Catherine's in Mascot (NSW). This year's...
24 May 2021
Elevation to Protopresbyter of the Ecumenical Throne On 23 May, His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia celebrated matins and the divine liturgy for the Fourth Sunday of Pascha in the Cathedral of the Annunciation in Redfern, Sydney, including a memorial service for the repose of the victims of the Battle of Crete which was fought eighty years...

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