Category Archives: Cape Town

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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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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Sunday 4 September – Saint Mamas Day – Annual blessing of household pets – Archbishopric of Good Hope, Cape Town

Sunday 4 September With a woof woof here, and a miaow miaow there, a pony and kiddies everywhere, we celebrated our seventh annual St Mamas Pets Blessing Day on Sunday 4 September, in the grounds of the Metropolis in Rondebosch, … Continue reading

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Feast Day of Saint Kosmas Aitolos – Cathedral of Saint George, Cape Town

On Sunday 28 August an Artoclasia was held after the Service of the Holy Eucharist in honour of Saint Kosmas Aitolos, who is also the patron Saint of the Hellenic School in Cape Town. His Eminence Archbishop Sergios, Metropolitan of Good Hope officiated at the Service of … Continue reading

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SUNDAY 24 July – Cathedral of St George, Cape Town SERVICE OF THE HOLY EUCHARIST and MEMORIAL SERVICE to commemorate the illegal invasion of Cyprus

On Sunday 24 July, His Eminence, Archbishop Makarios (Tillyrides) Metropolitan of Kenya, who was visiting Cape Town to attend a conference at the University of Stellenbosch, officiated together with Protopresbyter Fr. Nikolaos Giamouridis, parish priest of Cape Town and Deacon Michael … Continue reading

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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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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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