Category Archives: Orthodox Church Cape Town

His Holiness Irinej Bulović Patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church visits Cape Town on OXI Day 2018

October 28 is Greek National Oxi Day and commemorates the stand  against the forces of fascist   tyranny  and  oppression  by  the people of Greece on this day in 1940.  It is also acclaimed as an affirmation of  true    values like … Continue reading

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Feast Day celebrations of Saints Cyril and Methodius – May 2018

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

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The Christmas Karavaki 2017 – Metropolis of Good Hope (Cape Town)

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

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Official visit from The Greek Deputy Minister of foreign affairs to Cape Town, South Africa

The Greek deputy minister of foreign affairs visited paid an official visit to Cape Town after having visited The Patriarchate of Alexandria and Ethiopia. At the start of his stay in Cape Town he visited the Metropolis of Good Hope … Continue reading

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SUNDAY 24 July – Cathedral of St George, Cape Town SERVICE OF THE HOLY EUCHARIST and MEMORIAL SERVICE to commemorate the illegal invasion of Cyprus

On Sunday 24 July, His Eminence, Archbishop Makarios (Tillyrides) Metropolitan of Kenya, who was visiting Cape Town to attend a conference at the University of Stellenbosch, officiated together with Protopresbyter Fr. Nikolaos Giamouridis, parish priest of Cape Town and Deacon Michael … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Feast of Pentecost – Cathedral of St George, Cape Town

On Sunday 19 June, Protobresbyter Nikoloas officiated at the Service for the Feast of Holy Pentecost at the Cathedraal of Saint George’ in Cape Town, together with Deacon father Michael Simos and Deacon Nicholas Esterhuizen. This milestone feast in the … Continue reading

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Memorial Service for the late Archbishop of Good Hope Pavlos Varnavas Metropolitan Bishop of Cape Town – Cathedral of St George, Cape Town

On Sunday, 17 January, His Eminence Archbishop Sergios Metropolitan Bishop of Cape Town officiated at the Service of the Holy Eucharist which included and Artoclasia in honour of Saint Andonis and a Mnimosino (memorial Service) for the late Archbishop Pavlos … Continue reading

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Epiphany – The Great Service of the Sanctification of the Waters is celebrated in South Africa

 Cathedral of Saint George, Cape Town On Wednesday 6 January, His Eminence Archbishop Sergios Metropolitan Bishop of Cape Town, officiated at the Service of the Holy Eucharist together with Father Nikolaos Giamouridis, parish priest of Cape Town and Deacon Father … Continue reading

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New Year’s thanks-giving Service and Blessing of the Vasilopita (Saint Basil’s Bread) – Cathedral of St George, Cape Town

His Eminence Archbishop Sergios, Metropolitan Bishop of Cape Town officiated at the Service of the Holy Eucharist which was followed by the Doxology for the New Year and the blessing of the Vasilopita, in the presence of the Greek Consul … Continue reading

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Nicholas Esterhuizen is ordained Deacon by His Eminence Archbishop Sergios Metropolitan Bishop of Good Hope – Cathedral of Saint George, Cape Town, South Africa

On Sunday 15 November, His Eminence Archbishop Sergios Metropolitan Bishop of Good Hope officiated at the Service of the Holy Eucharist. He was joined by Archimandrite Zacharias Van Wyk from the Orthodox Ysichatirion in Robertson, Father Nikolaos Giamouridis, parish priest … Continue reading

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