Metropolitan Church of Saints Raphael, Nicholas & Irene
Church Entrance: 14 Balintore Road, Rondebosch
Saturday 1 April
Afrikaans Divine Liturgy
15 April, 9 am
English Divine Liturgy
Details of the services at the Cathedral of Saint George in Cape Town for April 2017 are available here.
Visit the Digital Chant Stand to find the texts (in English and Greek) for the Church’s services.
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Author Archives: Archbishopric of Good Hope
On Sunday 21 May 2017 the Service of the Holy Eucharist and an Artoclasia in honour of the Feast Day of Saints Cyril and Methodius was held, at the Cathedral of Saint George in Woodstock, Cape Town. His Eminence Archbishop … Continue reading
The Greek deputy minister of foreign affairs visited paid an official visit to Cape Town after having visited The Patriarchate of Alexandria and Ethiopia. At the start of his stay in Cape Town he visited the Metropolis of Good Hope … Continue reading
St Georges Sunday school Christmas Karavaki 2016- Archbisnhopric of Good Hope, Cape Town, South Africa
“The Church is like a boat, even if you forget yourself and fall asleep, it will still take you to the other side.’’ Saint Paisios of The Holy Mountain Once again the air was alive with the sounds of little voices … Continue reading
The Hellenic Community of Port Elizabeth comprising approximately 250 family members or 800 people is one of the oldest Greek enclaves in South Africa and this year they are celebrating the establishment of their community 80 years ago! So it was Xronia … Continue reading
This long-standing bastion of the Hellenic community in South Africa was established 80 years ago by immigrants from the Motherlands of Greece and Cyprus, seeking to find ways of making a living and helping their families back home, after the … Continue reading
Feast Day celebrations of St Sergios and St Bacchus and St Sergius of Radonezh – Metropolitan Church of Saints Raphael, Nicholas and Irene, Cape Town.
The Vespers Service for the Feast Day of Saint Sergios and Saint Bacchus and Saint Sergius of Radonezh was held on Thursday 6 October. His Eminence Archbishop Sergios officiated at the service, which included an Artoclasia for the saints, beside … Continue reading
Today, on the Second Sunday of Luke, we hear Jesus’ challenging words about loving our enemies. He starts by saying that we should treat others as we would wish to be treated. This so-called “Golden Rule” is found in various … Continue reading
Today we hear Saint Luke’s account of the miraculous catch of fish. The disciples had been fishing all night, but had caught nothing. However, when Jesus instructed them to “Launch out into the deep and let down your nets for … Continue reading
Today, on the Sunday after the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, we hear Jesus’ challenging words about cross in our own lives. By His victory over death on the Cross, Jesus Christ has conquered death and has … Continue reading