Category Archives: Orthodox centre for religous enlightenment

Feast Day celebrations of Saints Cyril and Methodius – May 2018

The annual Pan-Orthodox celebrations for the Feast Day of Saints Cyril and Methodius took place on Sunday 20 May in Cape Town. The day’s events began with the Holy Liturgy Service held at the Cathedral of Saint George in Woodstock. … Continue reading

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Cape Town youth enjoy an evening gathering at the Orthodox Centre

On Thursday evening 12 May His Eminence Archbishop Sergios of Good Hope, Metropolitan Bishop Cape Town hosted the youth for a “Souvla” barbecue at the Orthodox Centre. The evening started with an informal talk by His Eminence about Orthodoxy followed … Continue reading

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What does it mean to be a Hellene? How did we become Orthodox Christians?

Seniors enjoy an uplifting talk by Eleni Ratheb at the Orthodox Centre From the moment the guests arrived at the Orthodox Centre in Lyndon Crescent, Cape Town, the buzz of interest was in the air as senior parishioners from around … Continue reading

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Service for the Sanctification of the waters and cutting of the Vasilopita (St Basil’s Bread) – Orthodox Centre, Cape Town

On Sunday 10 January, His Eminence Archbishop Sergios, Metropolitan Bishop of Cape Town officiated at the Service for the Sanctification of the Waters together with Reverend Father Nikolaos and Deacon Father Nicholas Esterhuizen at the Orthodox Centre in Cape Town. … Continue reading

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Upcoming events – Talk by Nicky Holtzhausen, My visit to The Holy Land

 

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Fascinating talk on Cape Town history by Gabriel Athiros

   Everyone who braved the stormy night on Thursday June 5 to attend A CapeOdyssey, an illustrated talk  about  Cape Town’s history and  some of its special secrets, at The Orthodox Centre in Lyndon Crescent, felt that it was totally … Continue reading

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Celebrations for the Feast of Saints Cyril and Methodius, Orthodox Centre, Cape Town

  On Sunday, 25 May, a celebratory lunch was held at the Orthodox Centre in Landsdowne to mark the Feast of Saints Cyril and Methodius, Equal to the Apostles and Evangelisers of the Slavs. These brothers from Thessalonica who preached … Continue reading

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Russian language school for children – Orthodox Centre, Cape Town

On Saturday 1 March parents and their children attended the launch of the Russian language School at the new Orthodox Centre in Lansdowne. The school is the innovation of two mothers, Olga Speakes and Lada Komissarova who identified the need to … Continue reading

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Memorial Service held for the people who died during the Leningrad Blockade – Archbishopric of Good Hope, Cape Town

On Saturday 25 January, Reverend Fr. Daniel Lugovoy (from Johannesburg) officiated at the Service of the Holy Eucharist followed by a Memorial Service to commemorate the Blockade of Leningrad at the Metropolitan Church of Saints Raphael Nicholas and Irene, in … Continue reading

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Russian speaking Orthodox group meets with Renos Papadopoulos

On the evening of Wednesday 15 January Professor Renos Papadopoulos met with a group of Russian speaking Orthodox people.  The group consisted of people who had attended his workshop at the Orthodox Centre the previous evening and, on learning that … Continue reading

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