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Saint Mamas Pets’ Blessing Day 2015

Yes, can you believe we celebrated our 6th annual St Mamas Pets’ Blessing Day on Sunday 7 September? His Eminence Archbishop Sergios and Pater Nikolaos  opened  the proceedings, which took place in the grounds of the Metropolis in Rondebosch, with … Continue reading

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Church of the Annunciation of the Mother of God – Bloemfontein, Orange Free State

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Saint Mamas Pets Blessing Day – Sunday 7 September 2014

With a woof woof here, and a neigh neigh there, and children, pets and ponies everywhere, we celebrated our fifth annual St Mamas Pets Blessing Day on Sunday 7 September, which took place in the grounds of the Metropolis in … Continue reading

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Thursday 17 July – Presentation of the Destruction of Christian Cultural Heritage and Byzantine Art – Hellenic Conference Centre, Durban North KZN

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Workshop for children from Khayelitsha – Orthodox Centre, Cape Town

His Eminence Archbishop Sergios was instrumental in setting up a workshop for a group of children from Khayelitsha at the Orthodox Centre. The idea appealed to three intrepid young people of our community, Crystal-Jade Lerios, Panayiota  Christoforou and Petros Khaya … Continue reading

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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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Seniors enjoy getting together with others at the Orthodox Centre – Cape Town

From the  moment the guests arrived at the new Orthodox Centre in Lansdowne, the buzz of happy chatting was in the air as senior parishioners from around Cape Town gathered  together to  enjoy the first ever morning tea for seniors … Continue reading

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Koulouma (Clean Monday) – First day of Lent Feast

On Monday 2 March the Hellenic communities of Port Elizabeth and Durban celebrated “Koulouma” (Clean Monday). The celebration of “Koulouma” is celebrated in Greece on the first day of Lent. It is a “catharsis” after the merry-making. The Church now enters … Continue reading

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Workshop on Psychology and Orthodoxy

On Tuesday, 14 January, Professor Renos Papadopoulos of the University of Essex presented a workshop at the newly opened Orthodox Centre in Landsdowne on the theme of Psychology and Orthodoxy. In welcoming Professor Papadopoulos, His Eminence Archbishop Sergios said that, … Continue reading

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Service of the Sanctification of Waters – Orthodox Centre, Cape Town

On Sunday 12 January, the Orthodox communities of Cape Town attended the Service of the Sanctification of Waters and the throwing of the Holy Cross into the water. The ceremony was held at the new Orthodox Centre’s pool. This year … Continue reading

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