Contact us

For more details, see Parish Groups.


The Dean 
The Very Reverend Mzinzisi Dyantyi
078 622 9481;

Sub-Dean and Cathedral Chancellor
The Revd Canon Melany Adonis
083 685 6033;

Assistant Priests (self supporting, part time)
The Reverend Dr Percy Chinganga (Rector, College of the Transfiguration)

The Reverend Lunga Dongwana (Youth Chaplain)
046 622 5801; 078 741 9164

The Reverend Luyanda Ben Fete
076 475 6048

Deacon (self supporting, part time)
The Reverend Siphokazi Njokweni
083 396 0326

Parish Council for 2020-21


  • Ronaldo Burger (082 871 3419)
  • Rodney Bridger
  • Tandiwe Gabavana

Alternate Churchwarden


  • Nomakwezi Gabavana
  • Ian Meiklejohn
  • TBA (Cathedral Student Ministry – CSM)
  • The Revd Luthando Madiba (CR Representative)

Parish Staff

Andiswa Mata

Parish Administrator: Ms Andiswa Mata  Office hours: 08:00 – 16:30 on weekdays.
046 622 2445;


Zikhona Mbonde

Office Intern: Ms Zikhona Mbonde

Jackie Russion

Cleaner/ Messenger: Ms Jackie Russion

Silulami Mize, known as Sly

Verger: Mr Silulami Mize
071 700 5422

Kutlwano Kepadisa, known as Kepa

Director of Music and Precentor: Mr Kutlwano Kepadisa
078 869 0880;

Jon Hughes

Organ Scholar: Jonathan Hughes
076 813 4689,

Crystal Warren

Cathedral Artist-in-Residence

The Parish Council honoured poet Crystal Warren, by designating her as “Honorary Artist-in-Residence, Cathedral of St Michael & St George, Grahamstown” in 2020. Previous Artists-in-Residence were the visual artist Julia Skeen and her late husband, the poet Chris Mann. To enjoy some of their talents, visit our Artists‘ page.

 Where to find us

Grahamstown Cathedral (GPS S33° 18’36” E026° 31′ 36″) is at the eastern end of High Street and can’t be missed.

The Grahamstown Cathedral Office is half-way down High Street at St Michael’s Wing (on the right of the building, down the lane), St George’s Chambers, 108 High Street, Grahamstown, 6139, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

Postal address: P O Box 102, Grahamstown, 6140.