Category Archives: Orthodox Church Cape Town

The Annunciation of the All-Holy Mother of God and Ever Virgin Mary – Cathedral of Saint George, Cape Town

On Wednesday 25 March, His Eminence Archbishop Sergios Metropolitan of Good hope officiated at the Service of the Holy Eucharist followed by an Artoclasia for the Feast of the Annunciation together with Father Nicholas Giamourides and Deacon Father Michael Simos, … 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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Saint Georges Sunday School – Cape Town

The Monk who grew Prayer The theme for the junior group this term is Living our Orthodox Faith and on Sunday 9 March Carol Vikos, who facilitates the junior class, used  the story (in a very practical way) to encourage children to … 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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Feast Day of the Sunday of Orthodoxy – Cathedral of Saint George, Cape Town

On Sunday 2 March, His Eminence Archbishop Sergios, Metropolitan Bishop of Cape Town officiated at the Service of the Holy Eucharist which included the Litany for the Feast Day of the Sunday of Orthodoxy, together with Reverend Father Nikolaos Giamourides … Continue reading

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The Sunday of Orthodoxy

Today we commemorate the victory of Orthodoxy over the heresy of iconoclasm. In the eighth century the Church had been torn apart by those who objected to the veneration of icons, and in 787 the Second Council of Nicaea responded … Continue reading

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Talk on Icons – Cathedral of Saint George Sunday School, Woodstock, Cape Town.

On Sunday the 22 February ( Sunday before the Feast day of the Sunday of Orthodoxy) Nicholas Esterhuizen, who has studied Orthodox Iconography prepared a presentation for the  teenage Sunday school class about Icons. The teenagers learn’t something about the history of … Continue reading

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Cathedral of Saint George – Sunday School, Cape Town – Teen Connect

 The theme this year is “Living our Orthodox Faith” With the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Sergios,Metropolitan Bishop of Cape Town, we are focusing on introducing speakers to the teenage group (and other age-groups) whom we feel will have a … Continue reading

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Churches around South Africa celebrate the Feast of The Exaltation of the Holy and Life-Giving Cross

Cathedral of Saint George – Cape Town On Sunday 14 September His Eminence Archbishop Sergios, Metropolitan of Good Hope, officiated at the Divine Liturgy for the feast of the Exaltation of the Cross at the Cathedral of Saint George the Great Martyr … 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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