Category Archives: Cape Town

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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Sunday of Orthodoxy – Cathedral of Saint George, Cape Town

On Sunday 20 March, the first Sunday of Lent, His Eminence Archbishop Sergios, Metropolitan of Cape Town, officiated at the service of the Holy Eucharist, which also included the commemoration of the Sunday of Orthodoxy. With him were the parish … Continue reading

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Memorial Service for the late Archbishop of Good Hope Pavlos Varnavas Metropolitan Bishop of Cape Town – Cathedral of St George, Cape Town

On Sunday, 17 January, His Eminence Archbishop Sergios Metropolitan Bishop of Cape Town officiated at the Service of the Holy Eucharist which included and Artoclasia in honour of Saint Andonis and a Mnimosino (memorial Service) for the late Archbishop Pavlos … 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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Epiphany – The Great Service of the Sanctification of the Waters is celebrated in South Africa

 Cathedral of Saint George, Cape Town On Wednesday 6 January, His Eminence Archbishop Sergios Metropolitan Bishop of Cape Town, officiated at the Service of the Holy Eucharist together with Father Nikolaos Giamouridis, parish priest of Cape Town and Deacon Father … Continue reading

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New Year’s thanks-giving Service and Blessing of the Vasilopita (Saint Basil’s Bread) – Cathedral of St George, Cape Town

His Eminence Archbishop Sergios, Metropolitan Bishop of Cape Town officiated at the Service of the Holy Eucharist which was followed by the Doxology for the New Year and the blessing of the Vasilopita, in the presence of the Greek Consul … Continue reading

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Annual Outreach Christmas Celebration – Orthodox Centre, Cape Town

On Tuesday 29 December, the annual Outreach Christmas celebration for children from Khayelitsha was held at the Orthodox Centre in Cape Town. This annual event is organised by the Welfare Committee under the auspices of His Eminence Archbishop Sergios, Metropolitan … Continue reading

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Orthodox Communities in Cape Town celebrate the Nativity of Christ – 2015 Archbishopric of Good Hope, Cape Town, South Africa

The children of St George’s Cathedral Sunday School in Cape Town once again revived the truly meaningful and cultural Christmas tradition of the Karavaki  held at the Archbishopric in Rondebosch on Saturday 12th December. Those present included the Consul of … Continue reading

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His Eminence Archbishop sergios Metropolitan Bishop of Good Hope – attends the Holy Synod – Patriarchate of Alexandria and all Africa

On Wednesday 25th November 2015, feast of the Holy and Glorious Great Martyr and Wise Catherine, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa conducted the Festive Patriarchal and Synodal Divine Liturgy in the Cathedral and … Continue reading

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