Category Archives: Orthodox Church Durban

Blessing of Household Pets – Church of Saint Nicholas, Durban KZN

On Sunday 31 August, the Parish of Saint Nicholas in Durban celebrated the Feast of Saint Mamas. After the service the parishioners congregated in the garden for the traditional blessing of their household pets. The image of St. Mamas on … Continue reading

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Feast Day of Saint Phanurius – Church of Saint Nicholas, Durban KZN

On Wednesday 27 August churches around South Africa celebrated the Feast Day of Saint Phanurius. Reverend Fr. Constantinos Kosmidis officiated at the service of the Holy Eucharist at the Church of St Nicholas in Durban KZN. Saint Phanirius has been … Continue reading

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Thursday 17 July – Presentation of the Destruction of Christian Cultural Heritage and Byzantine Art – Hellenic Conference Centre, Durban North KZN

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Service for the Feast of Pentecost – Church of the Holy Trinity, Durban KZN-Natal

On Sunday, 10 June, His Eminence Archbishop Sergios officiated at the Divine Liturgy of Pentecost to mark the patronal feast of the Church of the Holy Trinity in Durban. The Liturgy was served together with Fr. Constantinos Kosmidis and Fr. … Continue reading

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Service for the Saturday of Souls – Church of Saint Nicholas, Durban KZN

On Saturday 7 June, His Eminence Archbishop Sergios travelled to Durban and he managed to attend Liturgy for the Saturday of Souls at the Church of Saint Nicholas in Durban, officiated by Fr. Constantinos Kosmidis. The service was very well … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday – Church of Saint Nicholas, Durban

On Sunday 13 April, Reverend Fr. Constantinos Kosmidis officiated at the Service of the Holy Eucharist which included the prayers for the blessing of the crosses made from Palm branches  and Bay leaves.  

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Doxology for the Greek Day of Independence – Church of Saint Nicholas, Durban

On Sunday 23 March, Fr. Constantinos Kosmidis officiated at the Service of the Holy Eucharist which also included the Doxology for the Greek Day of Independence at the Church of Saint Nicholas in Durban. The Great Doxology was followed by a memorial … Continue reading

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Sunday of the Feast of the Triumph of Orthodoxy – Church of Saint Nicholas, Durban

On Sunday 9 March His Eminence Archbishop Sergios officiated at the Service of the Holy Eucharist which included the Feast of the Triumph of Orthodoxy.

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Koulouma (Clean Monday) – First day of Lent Feast

On Monday 2 March the Hellenic communities of Port Elizabeth and Durban celebrated “Koulouma” (Clean Monday). The celebration of “Koulouma” is celebrated in Greece on the first day of Lent. It is a “catharsis” after the merry-making. The Church now enters … Continue reading

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