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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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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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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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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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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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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 attends the 5th Pan-Orthodox pre Council conference – Chambesy, Geneva 11 – 17 October

On Sunday of 11 October 2015, at the Church of St Paul of Chambesy near Geneva, a Holy Euharist Service was held by the heads of the delegations of the Orthodox Autocephalous Churches. The following day, October 12, the 5th … Continue reading

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