Category Archives: Archbishopric of Good Hope

Celebrations in George – Church of the Holy Archangels, George, Southern Cape

On Saturday 24 March His Eminence Archbishop Sergios, Metropolitan Bishop of Good Hope travelled to George to Officiate at the Services which included the Feast day of the Annunciation of the Theotokos, the Doxology for the Greek National Day of … Continue reading

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Service of the Veneration of the Cross  – Church of St Mary of Egypt, Monastery of St John the Baptist, Robertson, Western Cape

On Sunday 11 March, His Eminence Archbishop Sergios attended the celebrations of the Veneration of the Cross  at the Church of Saint Mary of Egypt in Robertson, with Archimandrite Zacharias Van Wyk, (resident priest at the Monastery), Deacon Father Nicholas Esterhuizen … Continue reading

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The Christmas Karavaki 2017 – Metropolis of Good Hope (Cape Town)

Even the chilly winds whistling around us and shaking everything up did not affect the excitement of the children of St George’s Cathedral Parish youth in Cape Town, who once again revived the truly meaningful and cultural Orthodox Christmas tradition … Continue reading

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St Mamas Annual Pets Blessing Day 2017 – Metropolis of Good Hope, Cape Town

Ponies and pets, kiddies and sticky fingers are a fail-proof recipe for fun and happy memories which all happened on Sunday 3 September at our eighth annual St Mamas Pets Blessing which took place in the grounds of the Metropolis … Continue reading

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Official visit from The Greek Deputy Minister of foreign affairs to Cape Town, South Africa

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

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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

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The Port Elizabeth Hellenic Community celebrates 80 years! 

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

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A cameo history of the Port Elizabeth Hellenic Community

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

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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

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12 th Memorial Service held for the late Patriarch Petros VII – Cathedral of St George, Cape Town

On Sunday 11 September, His Eminence Archbishop Sergios Metropolitan Bishop of Cape Town officiated at the Service of the Holy Eucharist together with Father Nikolaos Giamouridis and Deacon Father Michael Simos.  The Service was followed by a Memorial Service for … Continue reading

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