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A double day of rejoicing — The Annunciation of The Theotokos and Greek Independence Day

On Sunday, 29 March, Father Nikolaos officiated at the Service of the Holy Eucharist which was followed by the Doxology for the Greek National Day of Independence together with Deacon Father Michael Simos in the presence of The Greek Consul … Continue reading

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His Eminence Archbishop Sergios Metropolitan of Good Hope visits the Free State, South Africa

Meeting with the Youth Committee – Bloemfontein On Saturday 21 March, His Eminence travelled back to Bloemfontein where he met with the Hellenic Youth Committee (BHY). They discussed issues relating to Faith and Youth Participation. His Eminence suggested that they … Continue reading

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Saint George’s Sunday School – Cape Town

 The children learn about the Holy Light in Jerusalem On Sunday 15 March Nicky Holtzhausen shared her experience during Holy Week in Jerusalem with the middle and teenage group at Saint George’s Sunday School after the Service of the Veneration of the Cross. … Continue reading

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Jiannis Tyropolis is ordained Deacon – Church of the Dormition of The Mother of God, Port Elizabeth

On Sunday 15 March, Jiannis Tyropolis, who has been psalti for many years in Port Elizabeth was ordained Deacon by His Eminence Archbishop Sergios Metropolitan of Good Hope during the Service of the Holy Eucharist. We wish him Many years! … Continue reading

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Church of the Dormition of the Mother of God – Port Elizabeth

On Friday, 13 March His Eminence Archbishop Sergios, travelled to Port Elizabeth and officiated at the third service of the Salutations to the Virgin Mary, together with Reverend Father George Giannakopoulos. The Service was very well attended and included visitors … Continue reading

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Saint Georges Sunday School – Teenage group

Give Responsibly Campaign – City of Cape Town On Sunday 9 March, Tasso Evangelinos  from the Cape Town City Improvement District addressed the teenage group.   Tasso heads up the campaign in the Cape Town City Centre, and he shared … Continue reading

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Upcoming events – Talk by Nicky Holtzhausen, My visit to The Holy Land

 

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The Hellenic Community of KZN celebrate Heritage Day and commemorate The Panaghia Myrtidiotissa of Kythera (Greece)– Church of Saint Kyriaki, Glencoe Northern Natal

On 24 September South Africans celebrate Heritage Day by remembering the cultural heritage of the many cultures that make up the population of South Africa. Various events are staged throughout the country to commemorate this day. It is also the … Continue reading

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Orthodox Churches around South Africa hold memorial services for the Greek Cypriots who lost their lives in the Turkish Invasion of Cyprus 1974 – May their memory be eternal

Cathedral of St. George – Cape Town On Sunday 20 July, Reverend Fr. Nikolaos Giamourides, and Deacon Fr. Michael Simos officiated at the service of the Holy Eucharist followed by a memorial service in remembrance of those who lost their … Continue reading

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Memorial Service held for the late Archimandrite Porfyrios Marinakis – Church of the Dormition of The Mother of God, Port Elizabeth

On Sunday 13 July a memorial service was held for the late Archimandrite Porfyrios Marinakis, twenty years after his death. Fr. Porfyrios arrived in Port Elizabeth in the late 1950’s from Madagascar to take up his post as the first … Continue reading

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