Metropolitan Church of Saints Raphael, Nicholas & Irene
Church Entrance: 14 Balintore Road, Rondebosch
Services for December 2018
Saturday 1st @ 9 am
Divine Liturgy in Afrikaans,
officiated by Archimandrite Fr Zacharias Van Wyk
officiated by Fr Danil Logovoy
Details of the services at the Cathedral of Saint George in Cape Town for November 2018 are available here.
Details of the services at the Church of the Dormition of the Mother of God in Port Elizabeth for August 2018 are available here
Details of the services at the Church of Saint George in East London
Details of the services at the Church of the Holy Trinity and Church of Saints Nicholas, Andrew and Gerasimos in Durban
Details of the services at the Church of the Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel (Taxiarches) in George
Visit the Digital Chant Stand to find the texts (in English and Greek) for the Church’s services.
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Recent blog posts
- His Holiness Irinej Bulović Patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church visits Cape Town on OXI Day 2018
- St Mamma’s Day at the Metropolis of Good Hope-Cape Town, South Africa, Sunday 2 September 2018.
- Feast Day celebrations of Saints Cyril and Methodius – May 2018
- Celebrations in George – Church of the Holy Archangels, George, Southern Cape
- Service of the Veneration of the Cross – Church of St Mary of Egypt, Monastery of St John the Baptist, Robertson, Western Cape
- The Christmas Karavaki 2017 – Metropolis of Good Hope (Cape Town)
- St Mamas Annual Pets Blessing Day 2017 – Metropolis of Good Hope, Cape Town
- Feast Day celebrations of Saints Cyril and Methodius — Orthodox Centre, Cape Town.
Today’s readings & saints
Category Archives: Feasts
The annual Pan-Orthodox celebrations for the Feast Day of Saints Cyril and Methodius took place on Sunday 20 May in Cape Town. The day’s events began with the Holy Liturgy Service held at the Cathedral of Saint George in Woodstock. … Continue reading
On Saturday 24 March His Eminence Archbishop Sergios, Metropolitan Bishop of Good Hope travelled to George to Officiate at the Services which included the Feast day of the Annunciation of the Theotokos, the Doxology for the Greek National Day of … Continue reading
Service of the Veneration of the Cross – Church of St Mary of Egypt, Monastery of St John the Baptist, Robertson, Western Cape
On Sunday 11 March, His Eminence Archbishop Sergios attended the celebrations of the Veneration of the Cross at the Church of Saint Mary of Egypt in Robertson, with Archimandrite Zacharias Van Wyk, (resident priest at the Monastery), Deacon Father Nicholas Esterhuizen … Continue reading
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
Feast Day celebrations of St Sergios and St Bacchus and St Sergius of Radonezh – Metropolitan Church of Saints Raphael, Nicholas and Irene, Cape Town.
The Vespers Service for the Feast Day of Saint Sergios and Saint Bacchus and Saint Sergius of Radonezh was held on Thursday 6 October. His Eminence Archbishop Sergios officiated at the service, which included an Artoclasia for the saints, beside … Continue reading
Today we celebrate the Great Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross. On this day we commemorate two specific incidents. The first is the finding of the Cross upon which Christ was crucified by the Empress Helena during her travels … Continue reading
Today we celebrate the birth of the Mother of God, or Theotokos, one of the twelve Great Feasts of the Church. Most of the direct references to her birth come from one of the apocryphal gospels, the Protoevangelium of James, … Continue reading
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
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
Feast Day of the Dormition of the Mother of God – Church of the Dormition of the Mother of God, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
On Sunday 14 August, His Eminence Archbishop Sergios Metropolitan Bishop of Cape Town officiated at the Service of the Great Vespers in anticipaton of the Feast Day of the Dormition of the Mother of God. He was joined by parish … Continue reading