Category Archives: Archbishopric of Good Hope

Celebrating the Feast of Pentecost – Cathedral of St George, Cape Town

On Sunday 19 June, Protobresbyter Nikoloas officiated at the Service for the Feast of Holy Pentecost at the Cathedraal of Saint George’ in Cape Town, together with Deacon father Michael Simos and Deacon Nicholas Esterhuizen. This milestone feast in the … Continue reading

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The History of Orthodoxy in Africa – Written by His Eminence Archbishop Sergios of Good Hope Metropolitan Bishop of Cape Town

IL SINODO VISTO DALL’AFRICA / INTERVISTA ALL’ARCIVESCOVO SERGIOS  di Mauro Castagnaro L’arcivescovo Sergios è dal 1999 metropolita del Capo di Buona Speranza, con sede a Città del Capo, in Sudafrica, del Patriarcato di Alessandria e di tuta l’Africa, in rappresentanza … Continue reading

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Translation from the Greek into English

1. What are the historical roots of the Orthodox presence in Africa, its present and the consistency of its prospects? The beginnings of Christianity in Africa can be traced to Alexandria in Egypt, where the Apostle Mark, one of the … Continue reading

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His Beatitude Thodoros II Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and all Africa visits the Metropolis of Good Hope

Holy Patriarchal Eucharist Service –  Church of St Nicholas, Durban KZN, South Africa On Sunday 22 May, His Beatitude Theodoros II officiated at the Service of the Holy Patriarchal Eucharist at the Church of Saint Nicholas in Durban KZN. He … Continue reading

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Blessing of the Church of Saint George the Great Martyr – Mbabane, Kingdom of Swaziland On Thursday 19 May,  His Beatitude Theodoros II Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and blessed the newly aquired Church of Saint George the great martyr in … Continue reading

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The Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and all Africa, His Beatitude Theodoros the II meets with Mr Paul Dlamini, acting Prime Minister – Kingdom of Swaziland On Monday  May 2016, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and … Continue reading

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8th Anniversary of the Consecration of the Church of the Holy Archangels – George, Southern Cape

On Saturday 14 May His Eminence Archbishop Sergios officiated at a Vespers Service and on Sunday 15 May, at the Service of the Holy Eucharist which was followed by an Artoclasia. With him were  Father Elefterios Konakas, parish priest in Welkom and … 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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Archbishop Sergios visits Robertson

On Sunday, 17 April, the Sunday of Saint Mary of Egypt, His Eminence Archbishop Sergios visited the Chapel of Saint Mary of Egypt at Bedehuis Bethanië near Robertson, where he officiated at the Divine Liturgy for the Sunday of Saint … Continue reading

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