Christmas on the south side of Africa
At night of 6th to the 7th of January a triumphant Christmas service was served in the Sergius of Radonezh church. The Rector father Danil Lugovoy served a festive Matins and Divine liturgy. On the postpoem father Danil announced the Christmas pastoral of the Holiest Patriarch of Alexandria and all of Africa Feodor II and of His Holiness Patriarch of Moscow and all of Russia Kiril.
By traditions, the parish built a beautiful canopy from pine branches over the icon The Nativity of Christ.
Orthodox believers from Johannesburg, Pretoria, southern and northern provinces of RSA, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Namibia gathered on this cheerful and great day to pray in the Sergius of Radonezh church.
After the service all the parish gathered around a festive table.