Metropolitan Church of Saints Raphael, Nicholas & Irene
Church Entrance: 14 Balintore Road, Rondebosch
Saturday 1 April
Afrikaans Divine Liturgy
15 April, 9 am
English Divine Liturgy
Details of the services at the Cathedral of Saint George in Cape Town for April 2017 are available here.
Visit the Digital Chant Stand to find the texts (in English and Greek) for the Church’s services.
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Category Archives: Feasts
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
Sunday 14 August The Hellenic Community of George have not had a priest for a while and on Sunday morning 14 August His Eminence Archbishop Sergios officiated at the Service of the Holy Eucharist which included an Artoclasia for the … Continue reading
Tomorrow, 15 August, we celebrate the great feast of the Dormition, or falling asleep, of the Most Holy Theotokos. At Vespers we sing: “The source of life is laid in the grave and her tomb becomes a ladder to heaven.” … Continue reading